Details: Saudi Arabia purchases $100M PFL ownership stake
Saudi Arabia continues its investment in sports. This time purchasing a minority stake with MMA promotion PFL.
Is the UFC shifting to a government contractor business model?
The UFC's new aggressive model of sold shows is about to melt down the regulatory barriers for athletic commissions.
Donald Trump's 'obscene' Triller boxing payout revealed in new financial disclosures
Donald Trump made a lot of money from Triller's boxing event.
Dana White and the UFC could be a big help to Donald Trump in 2024
Sorry Kid Nate & Jack White, Donald Trump and the UFC don't care what you think
Uh-oh, calls for top UFC sponsor to be investigated over health risks
One of the UFC's newest sponsors is currently the target of a US Senator who is worried about its effects on children.
Ex-UFC champ loves Musk's 'conservative agenda,' wants to help him punch Zuck
Vitor Belfort is the latest to comment on the Farce of the Century, a 'fight' between billionaires Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg.
Republican senator challenges labor union boss to MMA fight
Oklahoma GOP Senator and 3-0 professional MMA fighter Markwayne Mullin challenged a union leader to a cage fight.
Neo-Nazi MMA fighter behind recent anti-Putin raid on Russian city of Belgorod
Russian Neo Nazi Denis Kapustin, aka Nikitin, has claimed responsibility for an attack against Russian forces in the city of Belgorod.
Ukraine boxing event goes underground amid war
15 months after Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine, boxing returned to the war-torn nation with a unique event held in an underground subway station.
Wrestlers protest against sex abuse in India
Indian wrestlers protest the rampant sexual abuse in local sports by staging a sit-in. A national crisis is looming as a result.
That time Ali Abdelaziz tried to kill my first big Kadyrov story
Karim Zidan looks back on some of the threats he faced from Ali Abdelaziz, MMA’s infamous manager.
Karim Zidan Interview with Kid Nate | MMA Tête-À-Tète
Tête-à-tête (French “head-to-head”): noun – a private conversation between two people, usually in an intimate setting. | adjective – involving or happening between two people in private. | adverb – between two people in private.
Kadyrov suspected in boxing champion’s disappearance
Former IBO light-heavyweight champion Umar Salamov disappeared shortly after his most recent boxing bout in September 2022. Kadyrov is likely responsible.
The UFC fighters and Morocco's missing king
Two UFC fighters and brothers are embroiled in palace intrigue involving Morocco's King. Now a crisis is brewing.
Combat sports in the Russia-Ukraine war
Combat sports has emerged as a tool for recruiting soldiers, platforming wartime propaganda, and as a target of international sanction.
American boxer looks to Putin for Russian citizenship
An American boxer known as ‘Hillbilly Hammer’ revealed that he would be interested in meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin to secure Russian citizenship.
Jeff Monson returns to Russia’s political arena
Jeff Monson, the US-born MMA fighter, has registered as a candidate in the regional parliamentary elections in Bashkortostan, a federal subject of Russia.
Mark Coleman reversed statement on Jordan after Congressman called his parents
Jim Jordan called Mark Coleman's parents after Coleman said he knew about sex abuse at OSU.
Russian MMA fighter who volunteered for Ukraine war now running for office in occupied region
Russian MMA fighter Vladimir Mineev is expected to participate in the election process for the People’s Council of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) while still serving in Ukraine war.
Meet the MMA coach who protects Drag Queen Story Hour
Check out this exclusive interview with the MMA coach who won't let bigots disrupt Drag Queen Story Hour.
IBA rivals launch breakaway boxing association
World Boxing, the breakaway boxing association that includes the U.S., the UK and several European allies, is aiming to salvage the sport’s Olympic future and rival the IBA.
US athletes declining fights in Russia for fear of arrest, MMA fighter claims
Former Bellator MMA fighter Alexander Shlemenko has not been able to find an American opponent since Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine.
Donald Trump attends UFC 287 in Miami days after indictment
Former U.S. President Donald Trump was spotted cageside at UF 287 in Miami, Florida just days after his recent indictment on 34 felony charges.
Masvidal visits Trump at Mar-a-Lago hours after arraignment
UFC fighter Jorge Masvidal visited Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago shortly following the former president’s historic arraignment.
Ukrainian kickboxing champion killed in war with Russia
A Ukrainian kickboxing champion was killed while fighting on the frontlines against Russia's forces.
Russia turns to MMA gyms for Ukraine war-bound mercenaries
Wagner, the Russian paramilitary organization, is setting up recruitment centers for the Ukraine war in dozens of martial arts gyms and children's sports clubs across Russia.
Boxing faces uncertain Olympic future due to US-Russia politicking
Olympic boxing is facing an existential crisis.
All the Champion’s Men: A look at the shady figures linked to UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov
Karim Zidan delves into Khabib Nurmagomedov and the concerning cast of characters involved in his illustrious career.
Osama Bin Laden the Judo-ka?
Osama Bin Laden did judo?