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Former UFC interim champion Carlos Condit retires from mixed martial arts

Former UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit has notified the UFC of his retirement from competition after first joining the promotion in 2009.

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Twitter trend casts Tony Ferguson in barrage of fake movies

Tony Ferguson’s persona was amplified on Thursday with a slew of cinematic concepts relating to the former UFC interim lightweight champion.

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Jose Aldo not interested in Dominick Cruz fight, willing to wait for No. 1 contender bout with T.J. Dillashaw

Jose Aldo says Aljamain Sterling and Petr Yan "won’t be bigger than me" even with the UFC title.

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Gable Steveson anticipated move to WWE but wished Dana White tried ‘a little harder’ for him to join UFC 

Olympic gold medalist Gable Steveson inked a three-year deal to join the WWE roster as he plans a transition to professional wrestling but he wishes Dana White had made a better effort to get him to join the UFC roster.

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The Great Divide: Whose responsibility is it to protect fighters competing past their prime?

This past weekend we saw a glimpse of what felt like the beginning of a new chapter in the careers of MMA legends Vitor Belfort and Anderson Silva, and what we hope is a wake-up call for Evander Holyfield and Tito Ortiz.

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Michael Chandler responds to Justin Gaethje, clarifies ‘anti-vaxxer’ narrative

Michael Chandler didn’t intend to become the center of controversy last month when he revealed that he isn’t going to be vaccinated for COVID-19 at UFC 268.

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Missed Fists: Iancu Sterp lands right hand bomb to win battle of Romanian celebrities

MMA Fighting’s Alexander K. Lee and Jed Meshew take a look back at the past week’s overlooked battles, including a vicious knockout in a Romanian celebrity battle, Cage Fury Fighting Championships celebrating its 100th show in style, Adventures in Officiating in Colorado, and much more!

Nikolas Motta vs. Cameron VanCamp off UFC Vegas 37 card

UFC Vegas 37 loses a lightweight scrap because of an injury.

Yoel Romero reveals he was in talks to fight Jake Paul in past: They decided to go with ‘an easier target’

Yoel Romero discusses his Bellator debut, his last UFC fight, the possibility of boxing Jake Paul instead of Ben Askren, what he thinks of Jake Paul, and more.

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Morning Report: Dana White shuts down Jake Paul’s wager to fight Jorge Masvidal: ‘Go fight somebody your own size’

Dana White is not interested in allowing Jake Paul to fight UFC fighters.

UFC Vegas 37 weigh-in video

Get UFC Vegas 37 weigh-in video to see UFC Vegas 37 fighters step on the scale Friday.

Taylor Starling vs. Randine Elkholm, Joe Riggs vs. Melvin Guillard set for BKFC Montana in October

Taylor Starling has her next BKFC bout on the books as she faces Randine Elkholm in October.

Anthony Smith argues the light heavyweight division has moved on from Jon Jones just as fighters were catching up to him

Anthony Smith believes the light heavyweight division is no longer living under the shadow of former champion Jon Jones and his exit came at the same time that many of the top fighters were starting to catch up to him.

Three-time NCAA champion wrestler Bo Nickal books amateur MMA debut on Sept. 24

Former Penn State wrestler and three-time NCAA champion Bo Nickal will officially make his move into mixed martial arts with his amateur debut booked on Sept. 24.

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Luke Sanders announces retirement from MMA

Former UFC bantamweight Luke Sanders announced his retirement from the sport of MMA on Wednesday.

Justin Gaethje not sold on UFC champ Charles Oliveira yet: ‘He’s a quitter’

Don’t count Justin Gaethje among those who believe in UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira.

Robbie Lawler: ‘Nick Diaz is a name that got me to put stuff down, get in there and focus’

Robbie Lawler previews his upcoming rematch with Nick Diaz later this month at UFC 266.

Morning Report: Leon Edwards declares he’s waiting for a title shot, Gilbert Burns responds

Leon Edwards is content to wait for his title shot and Gilbert Burns thinks he’s afraid.

Brandon Moreno vs. Deiveson Figueiredo trilogy booked for UFC 269 in December

Flyweight champion Brandon Moreno will look to settle his rivalry with Deiveson Figueiredo once and for all when they meet in a trilogy at UFC 269 on Dec. 11.

Brothers Anatoly and Vladimir Tokov set to compete at Bellator 269

Bellator’s fall trip to Moscow features brothers fighting on the same card.

Valentina Shevchenko has no interest in boxing crossover: ‘It’s a little bit of a downgrade’ for me

Valentina Shevchenko has already had plenty of boxing experience and doesn’t really see a need to move into another sport like other MMA fighters are doing these days.

Four-time UFC title challenger Joseph Benavidez retires

After 15 years as a professional, perennial UFC contender Joseph Benavidez is calling it quits.

Unpacking The Suitcase Kid: How trauma, self-sacrifice, and a tragic night in Philly may inspire a miracle

Why a rising Philadelphia prospect is hoping for a miracle after a senseless act of violence potentially stole his UFC dreams.

Dana White reacts to Conor McGregor and Machine Gun Kelly run-in: ‘Crazy sh*t happens in the fight business’

UFC president Dana White reveals he’s spoken to both Conor McGregor and Machine Gun Kelly since their near altercation at the MTV VMAs.

Watch The MMA Hour with Chandler, Shevchenko, Romero, Pena and Sityodtong now

On today’s stacked episode of The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani: Michael Chandler, Valentina Shevchenko, Yoel Romero, Julianna Pena and Chatri Sityodtong.

With Dakota Bush out, Brandon Jenkins steps in to face Zhu Rong at UFC Vegas 37

Brandon Jenkins will make a short-notice UFC debut this Saturday against Zhu Rong at UFC Vegas 37.

Demetrious Johnson books special rules fight against Muay Thai champ Rodtang Jitmuangnon on Dec. 5, two title fights announced

Former UFC champion Demetrious Johnson will crossover for a special rules fight where he faces ONE flyweight muay Thai champion Rodtang Jitmuangnon in December with several more fights announced for the same night.

Trocação Franca, Ep. 2: Glover Teixeira talks upcoming title shot, a ‘dumb decision’, and teammate Alex Pereira’s future

Glover Teixeira also discusses life as illegal immigrant in the U.S., Alex Pereira’s potential clash with Israel Adesanya.

Tyron Woodley responds to Jake Paul calling off rematch: ‘It sounds like he’s just scared to fight’

Former UFC champ Tyron Woodley reacts to Jake Paul’s declaration that a rematch between them is no longer happening.

World MMA Awards 2021 nominees

The World MMA Awards have announced this year’s contenders for the honors.

Dana White blasts Triller, but praises Anderson Silva: ‘He might actually be the GOAT of combat sports’

Dana White praised Anderson Silva despite competing on this past Saturday’s Triller Fight Club event.

Morning Report: Daniel Cormier reacts to Conor McGregor’s altercation with Machine Gun Kelly

Daniel Cormier compares Conor McGregor to Ric Flair.

DWCS Season 5, Week 3 results: Jailton Almeida caps third straight five-contract night with submission win

UFC President Dana White handed out five more contracts at Tuesday night’s Contender Series event.

Dana White’s Contender Series: Season 5, Week 3 results

Get Dana White’s Contender Series results for Tuesday’s action at the UFC APEX.

Report: Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley card sold approximately 500,000 pay-per-view buys

The recent boxing event headlined by Jake Paul and Tyron Woodley will end up with approximately 500,000 pay-per-view buys, though final numbers are still being tallied.

Between the Links: Vitor Belfort’s stock with Holyfield KO, Silva’s stoppage of Ortiz, Romero’s return

This week, topics discussed include Vitor Belforts knockout win over 58-year-old Evander Holyfield, Anderson Silva, Yoel Romero’s return, and 29 fights between the UFC and Bellator this weekend.

Chatri Siytodtong addresses struggles high-profile ex-UFC fighters have faced in ONE Championship

ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong still believes in his long term investment in ex-UFC fighters like Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson, but he knows recent struggles from those fighters just show the level of competition they’re facing in Asia.