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Video: Richie Smullen says striking has ‘jumped 20 levels’ ahead of Bellator debut

Richie Smullen is itching to get back to winning ways following a loss in his UFC debut.

ONE reveals bracket for Flyweight World Grand Prix, featuring Demetrious Johnson

Headlined by former UFC champion Demetrious Johnson, the ONE Championship flyweight tournament bracket is set.

Stefan Struve discusses difficulty of making UFC comeback, Cain Velasquez’s return

Stefan Struve knows how hard it is to step back into the Octagon after a long layoff.

James Gallagher open to Bellator featherweight tournament for ‘the right deal’ 

James Gallagher admitted that he would be interested in competing in a featherweight tournament for the right amount of money.

Jose Aldo eyes UFC 237 fight with Alexander Volkanovski, but still open to lightweight bout

Former champion Jose Aldo lays out his plans for the future in the UFC.

In the end, Georges St-Pierre defined greatness by putting himself through hell

He didn’t shed any tears when talking about retirement at his press conference on Thursday, and you can’t help but understand why when you think about all that Georges St-Pierre has done in MMA.

Georges St-Pierre announces retirement reaction

MMA Fighting’s Shaun Al-Shatti react to the news of Georges St-Pierre’s retirement, his fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov not coming together and more.

Two-division champion Amanda Nunes rules out fighting at UFC 237

UFC Phoenix salaries: Cain Velasquez earns $450,000 in unsuccessful UFC return

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez led the disclosed payroll for UFC Phoenix, cashing a six-figure sum for his unsuccessful return against Francis Ngannou.

Georges St-Pierre wanted Khabib Nurmagomedov fight, but ‘UFC had other plans’

A Georges St-Pierre-Khabib Nurmagomedov fight was in discussion.

Pros react to Georges St-Pierre’s retirement

With George St-Pierre’s retirement official Thursday, MMA fighters, and even an NHL team, took to Twitter to voice their gratitude towards the former UFC champion’s legendary career.

Georges St-Pierre announces retirement

Former UFC welterweight champion officially announced his retirement Thursday.

Georges St-Pierre press conference video

At Georges St-Pierre press conference, the UFC legend is expected to call it quits on his UFC career Thursday morning.

Timeline: Georges St-Pierre

Take a look back at the legendary career of Georges St-Pierre, who is expected to announce his retirement from the UFC on Thursday.

Watch the MMA Beat now

Today we’ll discuss GSP’s retirement and much more.

Morning Report: Robert Whittaker hoping to fight Israel Adesanya: ‘He isn’t as good as he thinks he is’

Robert Whittaker calls out Israel Adesanya, hoping Adesanya beats Kelvin Gastelum.

Rose Namajunas announces Reebok partnership

Rose Namajunas is making moves with Reebok.

Aljamain Sterling says he’d like to hand Cody Garbrandt third humbling in UFC

After his UFC Phoenix win, Aljamain Sterling discusses beating Jimmie Rivera, wanting to fight Cody Garbrandt or Marlon Moraes and more.

Anderson Silva vs. Jared Cannonier targeted for UFC 237 in Rio de Janeiro

Anderson Silva’s next fight is set for late spring.

‘Pitbull’ brothers sign multi-fight extensions with Bellator

Bellator has reached an exclusive, multi-fight fight extension with Patricio and Patricky Freire.

UFC Phoenix averages 1,463,000 viewers

The show peaked at 1.7 million viewers for the Francis Ngannou win over Cain Velasquez, even though the fight only went 26 seconds.

Video: Cat Zingano on pain from eye injury: ‘I’d have a baby 10 times before I do that again’

Bethe Correia vs. Irene Aldana booked for UFC 237 in Brazil

The UFC has once again booked Bethe Correia and Irene Aldana to meet inside the Octagon

Joe Rogan says he’s only calling pay-per view events during the UFC’s ESPN era

The UFC’s changeover from FOX to ESPN doesn’t mean a change of plans for the longtime voice of the company.

Fortunes changed for five at UFC Phoenix

After a knee injury ended his comeback fight in just 26 seconds, is Velasquez’s career legacy already written?

UFC announces return to Ottawa in May, several bouts booked including Elias Theodorou vs. Derek Brunson

Elias Theodorou vs. Derek Brunson was one of several bouts confirmed for the UFC’s return to Ottawa.

UFC 236 gets Wilson Reis vs. Alexandre Pantoja flyweight bout

Two top 10 Brazilian flyweights will collide inside the Octagon in April, as Wilson Reis meets Alexandre Pantoja.

Paige VanZant vs. Poliana Botelho targeted for UFC 236

Fresh off her first win since 2016, PVZ gets a quick turnaround against Brazil’s Botelho.

Khabib Nurmagomedov to Georges St-Pierre: Fight me before you retire

The legendary GSP is expected to announced his retirement Thursday, but the UFC lightweight champ hopes he’ll stay for one more fight.

Report: Georges St-Pierre to announce his retirement from MMA

Georges St-Pierre will likely part ways from the sport Thursday morning.

UFC Phoenix medical suspensions: Cain Velasquez leads field of nine fighters to be suspended 180 days

Cain Velasquez was one of 10 fighters to be issued an extended medical suspension in the aftermath of UFC Phoenix.

Satoshi Ishii meets former champion Fernando Rodrigues Jr. at KSW 47

Olympic gold medalist Satoshi Ishii is set for his KSW debut on March 23rd.