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Mafra hoping to carry on Brazilian tradition at Brave 12

Brave Combat Federation has forged a close connection to Brazilian MMA, hosting three events in the country and counting on two local fighters as current champions - Klidson de Abreu at Light Heavyweight and Lucas "Mineiro" Martins as interim...

Lucas “Mineiro” ready for next chapter as new Brave champion

Lucas "Mineiro" Martins became only the second Brazilian to win Brave gold after beating Luan "Miau" Santiago  A couple weeks after the grueling battle, who pundits and fans were unanimous in calling Brave Combat Federation's greatest-ever title fight, the...

Combate Americas Scores Record TV Ratings, KO’s The Competition

Combate Americas today announced ratings for its first two live, 2018 events - “Combate Estrellas I” and “Combate Estrellas II” - which also marked the historic, first-ever live Univision and Univision Deportes Network (UDN) televised Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)...

Julia Budd Defends Her World Title Against Undefeated Talita Nogueira at Bellator 202 on...

On Friday, July 13, Julia Budd (11-2) will defend her featherweight world title against Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace Talita Nogueira (7-0), in the main event of Bellator 202 at WinStar World Casino and Resort. In addition, the co-headliner will feature former Bellator world champion Eduardo Dantas (20-5) taking...

Combate Americas Announces “Mexico vs. USA” on Friday, May 11

Combate Americas today announced an epic, live Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event that will feature fighters representing Mexico against combatants representing the U.S., beginning with a much-anticipated women’s atomweight (105 pounds) matchup pitting world ranked stars Lisbeth “Coneja” Lopez...

Bellator Hosts First-Ever Event in Rome on July 14

Bellator is primed for a summer return to Italy, this time in the country’s capital city of Rome at the Il Centrale Live Roma – Foro Italico on Saturday, July 14. In a double main event, the card sees a rematch...

MMA pioneer Gesias Cavalcante will make his Brazil debut at Brave 11

Lightweight veteran Gesias Cavalcante will make his second Brave Combat Federation appearance in a homecoming bout at Brave 11, in Belo Horizonte, on April 13th. In his first-ever professional fight in Brazil, the MMA pioneer will take on Erivan...

BAMMA Introduce Chris Watts Award

This year will see a special new category added to the BAMMA Awards.  The Chris Watts Award will be bestowed upon an individual or group who have made an outstanding contribution to the MMA community. Chris Watts was well known...

Donald Cerrone to take on Yancy Medeiros at UFC Fight Night 126

A welterweight slugfest has been tabbed as the main event at UFC Fight Night 126, as Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone takes on Yancy Medeiros. The fight was initially reported by Ariel Helwani for MMAFighting.com. The good folks from the UFC have yet to...

A Continuation of the MMA/USA Pro Wrestling Connection

MMA’s connection to American pro wrestling continued Sunday evening, thanks to King Mo Lawal, Colby Covington, Bobby Lashley, and Stephan Bonnar all being involved in an Impact Wrestling pay-per-view event that took place in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. With the...