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Ben Askren believes he could jump over Colby Covington with win at UFC 239

Ben Askren feels like a dominant win over Jorge Masvidal at UFC 239 coupled with Colby Covington sitting out for over a year could put him into position to fight for the title next.

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Paulo Costa says ex-trainer attempted to blackmail him with IV video

Paulo Costa was caught on tape using IV prior to his win over Johny Hendricks, and knows who leaked the video.

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Video: Dana White UFC Apex opening media scrum

At the opening of the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, Dana White talks about what Apex means for the UFC and combat sports, how he knew streaming was the future of fighting, the upcoming matchup between Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker, and much, much more.

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Dana White’s Contender Series: Season 3, Week 1 results: Yorgan De Castro, Punahele Soriano earn UFC contracts

Yorgan De Castro and Punahele Soriano are the two newest members of the UFC roster.

James Gallagher sympathizes with Aaron Pico: ‘You can’t kick a man while he’s down’

James Gallagher offers words of encouragement to Aaron Pico following his latest defeat.

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Watch The MMA Hour now

We’ll talk to Bellator 222’s big winner, a UFC welterweight making big changes and more on today’s show.

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Dana White: Brock Lesnar ‘made the right decision’ to not return to the UFC

Dana White says Brock Lesnar ultimately made the right decision for his career by returning to the WWE rather than taking another fight in the UFC.

Video: Dana White UFC Apex Q&A

UFC President Dana White meets with reporters to unveil the new UFC Apex, preview the upcoming season of Dana White’s Contender Series, discuss boxing heavyweights Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury, Andy Ruiz Jr. & Deontay Wilder and break down his goal of promoting amateur boxing and the future of UFC Fight Pass.

Video: Paul Felder, Brendan Fitzgerald talk differences between Contender Series, The Ultimate Fighter

At the opening of the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, Paul Felder and Brendan Fitzgerald talk about the most impressive aspects of the new building, the third season of the Contender Series, differences from The Ultimate Fighter, and much more.

Dana White’s Contender Series: Season 3, Week 1 Results

Get Dana White’s Contender Series Season 3, Week 1 results Tuesday night from Las Vegas.

Eduardo Dantas, Aaron Pico receive longest medical suspensions after Bellator 222

Here are the medical suspensions handed down by the New York State Athletic Commission following Bellator 222 this past weekend from New York City.

Wellington Turman replaces John Phillips vs. Karl Roberson at UFC Sacramento

The UFC has already found a new opponent for Karl Roberson’s return to middleweight in Sacramento.

Newcomers step in to fight Ricardo Ramos, Jordan Griffin at UFC Minneapolis

Two changes have been made to UFC’s upcoming event in Minneapolis.

John Kavanagh confirms Dillon Danis knee injury, unsure about rehab or surgery

Dillon Danis went into his second MMA fight with a bad wheel.

Morning Report: John Kavanagh still wants Diaz trilogy for Conor McGregor but ‘very confident’ Khabib rematch would be different

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Video: Behind the scenes with Chael Sonnen at Bellator 222

Watch the moments leading up to Chael Sonnen’s final fight and the dramatic aftermath.

VIDEO: Monday Morning Analyst: What’s wrong with Aaron Pico and how to fix it

Derek Brunson reacts to Elias Theodorou being released from the UFC following their fight

Derek Brunson admits he was surprised to find out that Elias Theodorou had been released from the UFC and believes there’s more to the story than just a bad loss.

Adam Borics: Aaron Pico is ‘very talented’ but ‘maybe the hype was too much for him’

Adam Borics talks about his win over Aaron Pico from Bellator 222 and what he believes the future holds for the once heralded prospect, who has now suffered back-to-back knockout losses.

Eric Spicely steps in to face Deron Winn at UFC Greensville

A third opponent change won’t stop Deron Winn from making his long awaited UFC debut as the highly touted middleweight prospect will now face Eric Spicely on Saturday night.

Jack Shore eyes UFC Copenhagen debut: ‘That would be perfect’ 

Dana White: ‘I’m assuming’ Tony Ferguson is next in line for Khabib vs. Poirier winner 

UFC president Dana White says Tony Ferguson is most likely next in line for a shot at the lightweight title while he continues to negotiate with Conor McGregor on his return to action.

Dustin Poirier explains why he will be the one to finally defeat Khabib Nurmagomedov 

Dustin Poirier knows he’s in for a war against UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov but no one is invincible and he truly believes he’s going to hand the undefeated Russian his first loss.

Morning Report: Daniel Cormier hints that Stipe Miocic rematch may be his final fight

Larkyn Dasch ‘would love’ rematch against Valerie Loureda after coming up short at Bellator 222

After her Bellator 222 loss, Larkyn Dasch breaks down what went wrong, what’s next and more at Madison Square Garden on Friday night.

Bellator 222 Photos

Bellator 222 photos are from Bellator’s Friday event at Madison Square Garden.

Bruno Silva out of fight against Deron Winn at UFC Fight Night in Greenville

Bruno Silva has been forced out of his upcoming fight against top prospect Deron Winn due to undisclosed reasons as the UFC searches for a replacement.

Alexander Volkanovski says he always knew he was ‘bad matchup’ for Max Holloway

Alexander Volkanovski has the UFC featherweight champion in his sights.

Renato Moicano reflects on lessons learned in loss to Jose Aldo

Renato Moicano is set to headline UFC Greenville versus former title challenger The Korean Zombie in June.

The Weekly Grind: Israel Adesanya feeds tiger, Conor McGregor shaves beard

Khabib Nurmagomedov still holding out hope for legacy fight against Georges St-Pierre 

Khabib Nurmagomedov has a path in mind to become the No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter of all time and that includes a legacy showdown against former two-division champion Georges St-Pierre.

Hot Tweets: Welcoming the new world of MMA co-promotion, plus who is the best fighter in Hollywood

Answering MMA’s most pressing questions with the hottest takes in the game.

Paulie Malignaggi is coming for blood, money and an apology

After Bellator 222 win, Valerie Loureda proclaims she will have ‘belt’ one day

Valerie Loureda discusses being proud of putting on winning performance on short notice, whether she’d be willing to rematch Larkyn Dasch, why she feels Tae Kwon Do is great for MMA, and much more.

Matt Mitrione vs. Sergei Kharitonov 2 announced for Aug. 24 Bellator show

Matt Mitrione and Sergei Kharitonov are getting the chance to take care of unfinished business.

Rory MacDonald reveals timeline to return for Douglas Lima rematch

Bellator welterweight champion Rory MacDonald needs some time off after back-to-back fight camps, which will delay his rematch with Douglas Lima for several months.

Adam Borics says everyone bet he’d KO Aaron Pico with flying knee at Bellator 222

Adam Borics discusses predicting flying knee KO of Aaron Pico, being overlooked heading into Bellator 222, wanting to be in the Featherweight World Grand Prix, and more.

With his second retirement from MMA, Chael Sonnen leaves behind a legacy of success despite failure

Chael Sonnen made plenty of memories—good and bad—during his fighting career.