‘Very stationary’ Jon Jones faces ‘more difficult style matchup’ vs Ciryl Gane

Cormier believes his former rival has a tougher test than Francis Ngannou at UFC 258


Ciryl Gane explains why Jon Jones can expect tougher fight than Francis Ngannou

The French heavyweight is primed to battle Jones for the vacant belt at UFC 285 in March after Francis Ngannou’s split with the promotional company


‘I’ve owned this’: Dana White refuses to resign as UFC president after hitting wife in video

White admitted ‘there’s never an excuse’ for domestic violence but said the damage to his reputation was punishment enough for his actions


Dana White criticised for promoting Power Slap League after domestic violence revelation

The UFC president was filmed slapping his wife twice on New Year’s Eve after she had struck him


Kelvin Gastelum replaced by Sean Strickland in UFC main event against Nassourdine Imavov

A mouth injury has ruled out Gastelum, as Strickland returns to the ring just one month after his last fight


Victoria Lee: Rising MMA star dies aged 18

The news was confirmed by Lee’s sister Angela, who is a champion in ONE alongside brother Christian


‘Never put your hands on a woman’: UFC star Dustin Poirier reacts to video of Dana White slapping wife

The former interim lightweight champion is the most notable fighter to speak out about the incident


UFC London: All-British clash between Nathaniel Wood and Lerone Murphy made official

UFC 286 will take place at London’s O2 Arena on 18 March, marking the UFC’s first pay-per-view event in the UK since 2016


Conor McGregor vows to ‘slice through’ next opponent despite UFC return delay

McGregor is absent from the Usada testing pool, which athletes must have been in for six months to be eligible to compete


Nate Diaz teases next move amid Jake Paul fight offer

YouTuber-turned-boxer Paul has signed with MMA promotion PFL and made the UFC legend an offer


Jake Paul to make MMA debut with PFL in 2023

The YouTuber-turned-boxer has signed a multi-year deal with the Professional Fighters League


Tom Aspinall: British heavyweight refuses to rule out UFC London fight as injury rehab continues

UFC 286 will take place in March at the O2 Arena, where Aspinall injured his knee last July


‘You never bounce back’: Old Dana White interview resurfaces after UFC boss slaps wife

White, who was filmed trading slaps with his wife on New Year’s Eve, said in 2014 that ‘you never bounce back from putting your hands on a woman’


‘Fifteen minutes won’t define you’: Rebalanced Robert Whittaker returns to ‘Fight Island’ at UFC 254

Exclusive: Former middleweight champion speaks to The Independent ahead of his co-main event against Jared Cannonier this weekend 


UFC’s Dana White admits to hitting his wife after being videoed in nightclub

Dana White says he is embarrassed about incident involving spouse Anne White


Next UFC Fight Night: Event start time, card and how to watch

All you need to know about the MMA promotion’s upcoming fights


UFC 2023 schedule: Every major fight happening this year

Here’s a look at every fight and event that the MMA promotion has announced for 2023


UFC rankings: The Independent’s pound-for-pound fighters list

Here are our top 10 men’s fighters in the UFC, in a list to be updated monthly


The fights UFC must make in 2023 featuring Conor McGregor, Jon Jones and Khamzat Chimaev

The Independent picks one crucial bout for every division in the UFC as it enters the new year