MMA

4:12 PM ET Jorge Masvidal would rather take a big-money fight against Conor McGregor than a title shot against welterweight champ Kamaru Usman. “I know my management without a doubt would say, and I would also say, the Conor fight,” Masvidal said on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show on Monday. “We’ll go get the money, because
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6:41 PM ET The Australian MMA scene continues to go from strength to strength. From the record-breaking UFC 243 at Marvel Stadium to Alexander Volkanovski’s rise to featherweight world champion, 2019 was indeed a year to remember. And 2020 promises to be no different. Here is our pick of five Australian fighters to watch across
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11:32 AM ET It didn’t take UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman long to respond to Conor McGregor saying he’s coming after the lightweight and welterweight belts. Usman, known as The Nigerian Nightmare, tweeted early Saturday morning that McGregor shouldn’t even dream of his welterweight belt “because that dream can turn into a Nightmare fast.” My
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11:46 PM ET NEW YORK — Kayla Harrison entered the 2019 Professional Fighters League season as the face of the organization, and ended the year with $1 million and the PFL women’s lightweight championship in hand on New Year’s Eve. Harrison, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, was one of six fighters to win titles and
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1:28 AM ET Fedor Emelianenko‘s farewell tour is off to an outstanding start. Emelianenko landed a big right hand to knock out Quinton Jackson at 2:40 of the first round Saturday night in the main event of Bellator Japan at Saitama Super Arena. It was the first time Jackson had been stopped since 2005 and
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6:26 PM ET After a busy first year in the UFC, Greg Hardy will step back in the Octagon in early 2020. Hardy will meet Yorgan De Castro in a key heavyweight bout at UFC Columbus on March 28 in Ohio, the promotion announced Friday. The former NFL standout fought five times in 2019, making
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8:14 AM ET Kayla Harrison left the cage, her head sank and tears welled up in her eyes. She stopped to hug one of her coaches, and then her manager, Ali Abdelaziz, escorted her backstage with his arm slung over her shoulder. For those who watched the 20-second clip on social media, it looked like
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