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January 7, 2019 9:56 PM Mugger targets female UFC fighter, ends up in the hospital

When a would-be thief saw 26-year-old Polyana Viana waiting for a taxi on Saturday outside her Rio de Janeiro apartment, he apparently concluded she was easy prey. He asked her what time it was, she reportedly said, before trying to bully her into giving him her cellphone. He also told her he had a gun. She quickly sized up the situation – it’s second 128

December 15, 2018 2:36 AM UFC Fight Night Milwaukee undercard recap

Before UFC Fight Night Milwaukee's event between Kevin Lee and Al Iaquinta, a multitude of undercard fights had major implications. Here's how it went down. Joaquim Silva was trailing much of the fight but landed a set of punches in the third round that knocked Jared Gordon out cold. The win moves Silva to 11-1 as a professional, 4-1 in the UFC. Gordon 75

December 13, 2018 1:25 AM UFC 233 canceled; bouts rescheduled

The UFC 233 fight card will not be held as scheduled Jan. 26 in Anaheim, Calif., the UFC announced Wednesday. The bouts that were due to be held that date are being moved to other dates and locations. UFC 234, set for Feb. 10 at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia, will retain that name even without a “UFC 233” preceding it. UFC officials confirmed 100

December 5, 2018 9:33 PM Kamaru Usman Says UFC Offered Him Fight W/ Colby Covington Next Month

Both fighters have been dying to get a shot at the welterweight champ Tyron Woodley -- and it seems the winner of the proposed January 19 bout would get their wish. TMZ Sports talked to Usman ... who tells us Dana called this week and made the offer. Kamaru ain't exactly confident the fight will actually happen ... saying Colby has refused to accept 139

December 5, 2018 12:00 AM UFC's Brian Ortega Chokes Out TMZ Staffer ... Again

UFC star, Brian Ortega returned to the TMZ newsroom this week -- and once again, he put a chokehold on one of our guys!!! Here's the deal ... the last time Ortega was here, he taught us the proper way to execute a rear-naked choke and used Lucas to demonstrate. This time, Ortega wanted to teach us a few tricks about how to put a guy to sleep in a street 82

November 20, 2018 9:50 PM Chuck Liddell Threatens to Smash Rampage Jackson After Tito Ortiz Fight

Chuck Liddell says he wants to avenge his 2007 loss against Rampage Jackson -- and, if he gets through Tito Ortiz this weekend, he wants a rematch. Rampage defeated Liddell for the UFC light heavyweight title back at UFC 71 in a brutal first-round knockout. But, 48-year-old Chuck still has revenge on the brain and tells TMZ Sports, once he smashes Tito at Liddell 66

November 19, 2018 10:53 AM UFC's Rachael Ostovich Attacked, Hospitalized, Felony Domestic Violence Investigation

UPDATE: 3:45 AM PT Honolulu police tell TMZ they have opened a felony domestic violence investigation. UFC fighter Rachael Ostovich -- who was scheduled to fight Paige VanZant in January -- was attacked in Hawaii and sources tell us it was so serious, she's being hospitalized for major injuries. Multiple sources tell TMZ Sports ... Ostovich was in Honolulu 98

November 9, 2018 6:58 PM UFC's Mike Perry Vows to Knock Donald Cerrone the F**k Out, Eat Him Alive

Perry didn't stop there ... telling TMZ Sports, "I'm gonna knock this man the f**k out, period. That's all there is to it." "I gotta take over. I'm gonna go forward, push him in the wall. Grind my elbows in his face. Slice his face open, and knock him out cold." Cerrone ain't the only one feelin' Platinum Mike's wrath ... Perry also had harsh words for the UFC's 82

November 9, 2018 6:17 AM TJ Dillashaw to fight Henry Cejudo for flyweight title at UFC 233

UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw will move down in weight to challenge flyweight champion Henry Cejudo at UFC 233 on Jan. 26, according to multiple sources. The 125-pound title fight will take place at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Fighting out of Los Angeles, Dillashaw (16-3) has campaigned for the opportunity to move down in weight for the better 86

November 8, 2018 10:22 PM UFC's Donald Cerrone Rocks 'Red Dead Redemption 2' Outfit for Fight Week

UFC star Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone is so obsessed with "Red Dead Redemption 2" -- he's even dressing like the characters for a little fight week inspiration. Cerrone is fighting "Platinum" Mike Perry at UFC Fight Night 139 in Denver on Saturday -- and if he seems extra violent this week, it's because he's been murdering everyone in New Hanover 81