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 Following the UFC’s decision to strip Conor McGregor of his featherweight championship we have yet to hear from the brash Irishman. UFC president, Dana White, however, has broken his silence and explained ‘The Notorious’ no longer has the belt.

Nick Diaz believes had he been allowed to corner his brother Nate in his rematch with Conor McGregor at UFC 202 he would’ve made the difference and the decision would’ve gone the way of his younger sibling instead of the brash Irishman.

Following his removal from UFC 205 a few weeks ago, when the New York State Athletic Commission declined Rashad Evans a license, lightning has struck twice as the same thing has happened with the Ontario Athletic Commission in relation to UFC 206.

Despite starting his MMA career off with a loss, UFC welterweight CM Punk plans on fighting for the promotion once again.

Following his dominant victory over Uriah Hall in Belfast this weekend at UFC Fight Night 99, main event winner Gegard Mousasi is now focused on getting a number one contender matchup that will guarantee him a crack at the UFC middleweight championship.

Fedor Emelianenko is back with his old boss Scott Coker, who revealed the Russian has signed a multi-fight contract with Bellator.

This week, in a Throwback Thursday video special, we look back on a sit-down interview with 'The Count' himself, recently crowned UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping.

Former UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey is gracing the cover of the latest Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue. But rather than donning their model in the traditional swimwear for the magazine, SI took a different approach.

Let the dice decide which 145lb’er is king by playing FO’s fantasy featherweight game – fun for all the family!

One Championship bantamweight champion Bibiano Fernandes' story of his rise through MMA is one of the most inspirational stories in a sport filled with inspiring characters. Hear him tell of his journey in this new video.

British UFC veteran Dan 'The Outlaw' Hardy will swap the Octagon for the Atlantic ocean as a crew member of the Great Britain team for its 5,300-mile month-long opening leg of the famous Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race, from London, England to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

UFC welterweight champion 'Ruthless' Robbie Lawler is among the most destructive fighters in his division, so it's no surprise he's a big fan of action movies. Lawler explained his love for action-packed blockbusters in a recent interview with Fighters Only.

Undefeated light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary finally returns after a 14-month lay-off due to injury at Bellator 163 this weekend, when he'll put his title on the line against top contender Phil Davis in Uncasville, Connecticut. FO caught up with the champion ahead of his second defense and discovered a man determined to make up for lost time.

UFC Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic is taking a well-deserved break from fighting, but expects to make his second title defense early in 2017.

Josh Appelt steps up to co-main event status this Friday night at Bellator 162 in Memphis, Tennessee, taking on Bobby Lashley in a heavyweight scrap that could set him on the road to a title shot in 2017. The Californian tells FO all about the preparations for the biggest fight of his 12-5 fighting career.

Canadian featherweight Julia Budd is hoping a statement performance against Arlene Blencowe at Bellator 162 in Memphis, Tennessee, this weekend will land her a shot at vacant women's world title belt.

Ryan Couture returns to the cage at Bellator 162 next week to take on Goiti Yamauchi. Fighters Only caught up with the Las Vegas lightweight to find out what kind of shape he's in before departing for Memphis.

LA heavyweight Chase Gormley features on the Bellator 162 card in Memphis, Tennessee on October 21st against Bobby Brents, but first the UFC vet tells FO how he's gunning for the title; besets friends with Emanuel Newton; and misses his job at The Home Depot!
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Following the conclusion of the 24th season of The Ultimate Fighter we nowTIm Elliott will challenge Demetrious Johnson for his UFC flyweight title.

Sage Northcutt's unbeaten MMA run came to a surprising end this past weekend when he tapped to replacement opponent Bryan Barberena's modified head-and-arm choke.

After the event took place last Friday at The Venetian in Las Vegas, MMA fans in the US and Ireland will be able to watch the highlights from Eighth Annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards tonight.

Veteran UFC Octagon announcer Bruce Buffer's voice is synonymous with some of the most memorable moments in MMA history. In an FO exclusive, Buffer speaks on his history with the sport's top promotion and reveals some of his personal favorite announcements.
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