In The Spotlight
The billion dollar fight that has the world enamored is no closer to being made, despite unsubstantiated reports in the British tabloids yesterday.
History was made in Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night. The first ever UFC featherweight women's champion was crowned, although that first was overshadowed by what was a largely disappointing PPV card marred by a dismal run of matches, some questionable matchmaking and an inept third man.
Daniel Cormier will finally defend his UFC light heavyweight championship and will do so against a familiar opponent in Anthony â€˜Rumbleâ€™ Johnson when the two go head-to-head in the main event at UFC 210.
Holly Holm, the former UFC womenâ€™s bantamweight champion, gets the opportunity to make MMA history this weekend in the main event at UFC 208, yet admits sheâ€™ll be performing like itâ€™s the last bout of her illustrious fighting career when the Octagon door closes in Brooklyn.
ACB 54 headliner Luke Barnatt has defended the decision by a host of the UKâ€™s leading officials to boycott the Russian promotion, as reported by Fighters Only earlier today, but insists heâ€™s still sure the event at the Manchester Arena will go ahead.
Could 2017 see the trilogy fight between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz actually take place inside a boxing ring? Following McGregorâ€™s application for a professional boxers licence in the state of California, his two-fight rival has now followed suit and done the same in Nevada.
Now 23 seasons into MMAÂ reality show,Â The Ultimate Fighter, the UFC will be catching up with some old faces from past seasons inÂ a brand new online documentary.Â Where Are They Now?Â will begin May 26th and will be available exclusively on UFC Fight Pass.
AfterÂ introducing mandatory MRI\MRA scans for all fighters, BAMMA has made the decision to move their upcoming BAMMA 26 event from June 4th toÂ September 10th. The event is expected to take place at the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland.
Bellator have announced that fans will have the chance to meet and get autographs from some of MMA's best-known figures at the upcoming Bellator Fan Fest, which takes placeÂ atÂ Dave & Busterâ€™s inÂ Milpitas, California onÂ Friday May 13th at 8pm (PT).
Superbowl weekend usually brings with it a numbered PPV UFC card, stacked with talent, but the new owners have taken a different route and are also headed to the Lone Star State for a Fight Night card in Houston, Texas â€“ the same city that's hosting the NFL Finale Â 24 hours later.
It has only been eight months but it feels like longer as the UFC finally returns to England, with Manchester hosting the first defence of its home town fighter, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. The night will be long as the action starts at 11pm but the price is small for the best card the UK hasÂ seen in many a year. Here's the best of the main card with odds provided courtesy ofÂ 5DimesLines.com.
For the first time since May 2016 the UFC heads back to Brazil, as Cris 'Cyborg' Justino finally gets an opportunity to headline an event in her home town. As with many Fight Night cards this isn't stacked with stellar names but it does contain a few standout fights that wouldn't look out of place on a PPV. FOÂ breaks down the top three for betting purposes with 5Dimes providing the odds.