In The Spotlight
The Ninth Annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards are now taking your votes, but in case you're divided over who to vote for in the Submission of the Year category here's a quick reminder of the best chokes from 2016.
One of the premier camps in MMA appears to be on the verge of splitting up or capitulating all together following a revealing interview by Rashad Evans ahead of the public departure of head striking coach Henri Hooft.
Voting is now open for the Ninth Annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards and to help you with your selection, here's a breakdown the five nominees in the running for this year's Knockout of the Year stature.
The young phenom, Yair Rodriguez did what many expected him to do last night â€“ defeat former two-weight UFC champion BJ Penn in what ended up becoming a very-one sided beatdown.
Itâ€™s old lion vs. young lion this weekend as former UFC lightweight champion BJ Penn comes out of a self imposed retirement to take on the super talented Yair Rodriguez in the main event of UFC Fight Night 103 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Paige VanZant might have her hands full with Michelle Waterson this coming weekend as the two strawweights headline UFC on Fox 22 from Sacramento, California, but that hasnâ€™t stopped '12 Gauge' from speculating on a potential fight with Ronda Rousey.
Â Following the UFCâ€™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 â€˜The Notoriousâ€™ no longer has the belt.
Nick Diaz believes had he been allowedÂ to corner his brother Nate in his rematch with Conor McGregor at UFC 202 he wouldâ€™ve made the difference and the decision wouldâ€™ve gone the way of his younger siblingÂ instead of the brash Irishman.
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 latestÂ Sports IllustratedÂ Swimsuit issue. But rather than donning their model in the traditional swimwear for the magazine, SI took a different approach.
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 veteranÂ Dan 'The Outlaw' Hardy will swap the Octagon for the Atlantic ocean as a crew member of theÂ Great BritainÂ 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 withÂ 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!
- 24 June 2016 - 24 June 2016
- Scottrade Center
- St. Louis, Missouri
UFC 207 isnâ€™t just the organizationâ€™s last event of 2016, it represents a resetting of the proverbial chess board regardless of the outcome of the main event. Either the queen will be back on top in Ronda Rousey or the guard will change with the new year in the form of Amanda Nunes.
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 favoriteÂ announcements.