Nunes draws extra motivation from baby daughter

The lioness becomes more ferocious to protect its baby cubs, baring its fangs and claws to any animal they deem dangerous around the pride.

LOOK: Vera, UFC Hall of Famer Liddell share light moment

ONE Championship heavyweight king Brandon Vera couldn't contain his excitement after meeting UFC great Chuck Liddell at Sanford MMA in Florida.

UFC: Kamaru Usman outclasses Jorge Masvidal in UAE 'Fight Island'

Kamaru Usman put on a 'Fight Island' masterclass Sunday to retain his Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight world title by grinding down a brave Jorge Masvidal in Abu Dhabi.

Father of MMA star Khabib Nurmagomedov dies of COVID-19

The father and former trainer of Russian mixed martial arts star Khabib Nurmagomedov has died at 57 after contracting coronavirus, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov announced on Friday.

UFC: Robert Whittaker promises explosive fight after finding new MMA appetite

Former middleweight champion Robert Whittaker, who flirted with retirement just months ago, has promised fireworks inside the cage Sunday as the Ultimate Fighting Championship ends its stay on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi.

McGregor teases Pacquiao fight by tweeting in Filipino

Former UFC champion Conor McGregor once again hinted of a potential fight with Manny Pacquiao by tweeting two words in Filipino.

Fil-Am Mark Striegl signs with UFC, debuts Aug. 22

Filipino-American fighter Mark Striegl, at 32, has finally fulfilled his long-time dream after signing with the UFC.

Mark Striegl out of UFC card -- report

Looks like Filipino-American fighter Mark Striegl would have to wait for his anticipated debut in the Octagon.

UFC: Fil-Am Mark Striegl takes on Khabib's cousin in debut fight

After recovering from COVID-19, Filipino-American Mark Striegl will finally make his UFC debut against Russian foe Said Nurmagedov in their three-round bantamweight clash in October.

Kamaru Usman, happy to pave way for emerging African MMA

Kamaru Usman last year became the first African-born mixed martial artist to win a world title with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and he has since witnessed a generation of fighters from the continent rise in his wake.

Adesanya retains UFC title with early TKO of Costa

Israel Adesanya remained unbeaten after successfully defending his UFC middleweight title with a second-round stoppage of Paulo Costa in UFC 253 in Abu Dhabi's Fight Island Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).

Nurmagomedov spoils Striegl's UFC debut in dominant win

Filipino-American fighter Mark Striegl had a dose of reality after suffering defeat in his much-awaited UFC debut.

Pacquiao fight on top of McGregor’s mind ahead of UFC loss to Poirier

Former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor admitted having his hands full in boxing after suffering defeat in a rematch with Dustin Poirier in UFC 257 last January.

Former MMA star Ronda Rousey expecting first child

Ronda Rousey, who followed Olympic judo bronze with a stellar mixed martial arts career, is expecting her first child with husband Travis Browne.