ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is denying allegations that he assaulted a waitress in a New Mexico strip club. Denise White, a representative for Jones, said in a statement Monday that he is confident he will be cleared of the “baseless claim.” According to White, the fighter only became aware […]


Former MMA king Conor McGregor announced in a tweet on Monday night that he was retiring from the sport. The news comes hours after McGregor appeared on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” and stated that he and the UFC were negotiating a potential July return for him to the Octagon. McGregor lost his last MMA […]

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Tyler Perry, Venus and Serena Williams and LL Cool J are among dozens of celebrities and athletes who have signed up as investors in UFC, the mixed martial arts organization recently acquired by WME/IMG for $4 billion. WME/IMG also announced Friday that Ben Affleck, Jimmy Kimmel, Conan O’Brien, Sylvester Stallone, Mark Wahlberg, Michael Bay, Trey […]

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones will have to take anger management and driver improvement classes and do more community service for violating his probation from a previous hit-and-run crash. Jones appeared in court Thursday in Albuquerque, where the New York native lives and trains. He was wearing an […]

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ronda Rousey says she had dark thoughts including suicide after she lost her bantamweight title to Holly Holm in Australia last year, her first defeat since joining UFC. “Honestly, my thought in the medical room, I was sitting in the corner and was like, ‘What am I anymore if I’m not […]

UFC 3 fighter Emanuel Yarbrough, named by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s largest living athlete, died on Monday, Dec. 21 in Richmond, Va. He was 51. Yarbrough, at 6-foot-8, weighed over 800 pounds. “The UFC sends its sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Emanuel Yarbrough,” officials from the organization […]

UFC Champion Jon Jones has been sent off to a drug treatment facility. He tested positive for cocaine, which was found in his system on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. “With the support of my family, I have entered into a drug treatment facility,” Jones said in a statement released to Yahoo Sports through his attorney. […]