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Chad Mendes ready to get back after two-year layoff

Chad Mendes has not entered an Octagon since December 2015. The former UFC featherweight title challenger was suspended by the USADA for two years after testing positive for a growth hormone releaser. Now, just two days before fighting Myles Jury at UFC Fight Night in

UFC is hoping for Cris Cyborg-Amanda Nunes fight Dec. 29

The highly anticipated Cris “Cyborg” Justino versus Amanda Nunes fight is closer to becoming a reality. The UFC is hoping to book the women’s featherweight title fight for UFC 232 on Dec. 29 in Las Vegas, sources confirmed with ESPN. Nunes posted a signed bout

Glover Teixeira to fight Corey Anderson

It didn’t take long for the UFC to find Glover Teixeira a new opponent for July 22. A day after Texeira’s original opponent, Ilir Latifi, withdrew from their fight last week due to an injury, the promotion immediately booked Teixeira versus Corey Anderson for UFC

ESPN.com’s MMA fighter rankings

Who is the best fighter regardless of weight class? See ESPN’s P4P rankings. Click here Check out my rankings within each division by clicking on the links below. For a list of the current champions in all weight classes, click here. Note: Results through June

ESPN MMA pound-for-pound rankings

Which MMA fighter is the best, regardless of division? ESPN reporters Brett Okamoto, Ariel Helwani and Jeff Wagenheim provide their picks, and the average resulted in our consensus list. You can read Okamoto’s divisional rankings here. Note: Rankings were updated July 11. Fighters who are

Former NFL player Greg Hardy set to face Tebaris Gordon on Aug. 7

Greg Hardy‘s second professional mixed martial arts fight is very close to being set. The controversial former NFL player is slated to face Tebaris Gordon (3-0) on the Aug. 7 as part of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contenders Series card in Las Vegas, multiple sources