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Charles Byrd announces retirement after UFC 250 loss

CHARLES BYRD ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT AFTER UFC 250 LOSS

Charles Byrd says UFC 250 was the final fight of his career. Byrd , an 11-year veteran, announced that he's retiring after his second-round...

UFC 250 results: Ian Heinisch steamrolls Gerald Meerschaert

UFC 250 RESULTS: IAN HEINISCH STEAMROLLS GERALD MEERSCHAERT

Whether or not Ian Heinisch was looking to make a statement Saturday night, one was made - and in a definitive manner, to boot. Heinisch...

 
 
 
Alex Perez earned a finish with some violent calf kicks for a statement win at UFC 250

ALEX PEREZ EARNED A FINISH WITH SOME VIOLENT CALF KICKS FOR A STATEMENT WIN AT UFC 250

Alex Perez might not have gone into UFC 250 on the short list of contenders for the vacant flyweight title, but he sure came out of...

Devin Clark takes knee, raises fist in the air during UFC 250 intro

DEVIN CLARK TAKES KNEE, RAISES FIST IN THE AIR DURING UFC 250 INTRO

Devin Clark was the first fighter to protest Saturday night during UFC 250, showing solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement...

 
 
 

UFC 250: BEST PHOTOS FROM LAS VEGAS

Check out these photos from the fights at UFC 250 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. (Fight and UFC Apex photos courtesy of the UFC via...

UFC ADDS CHRISTIAN AGUILERA VS. ANTHONY IVY TO JUNE 13 LINEUP

A pair of welterweights will make their UFC debut on the June 13 card. Christian Aguilera will face Anthony Ivy , MMA Junkie confirmed...

 
 
 
Maycee Barber taking careful approach with recovery, but hopes to return by year's end

MAYCEE BARBER TAKING CAREFUL APPROACH WITH RECOVERY, BUT HOPES TO RETURN BY YEAR'S END

Maycee Barber is hopeful she can fight again this year. Barber tore her ACL during her decision loss to Roxanne Modafferi in January,...

EX-UFC FIGHTERS ERIC SHELTON AND DANILO BELLUARDO JOIN ARES FC ROSTER

Upstart promotion ARES FC continues to add solid names to its roster. Ex-UFC fighters Eric Shelton and Danilo Belluardo are the latest...

 
 
 

DANA WHITE Q&A: ON UFC'S RESPONSIBILITY TO BLACK COMMUNITY, BRUCE LEE SIGNIFICANCE, UFC 250

(Editor's note: This Q&A first published in The Arizona Republic , part of the USA TODAY Network.) UFC president Dana White, in a phone...

UFC 250 'EMBEDDED,' NO. 5: BIGGEST KEY TO CUTTING WEIGHT? 'DON'T BE A '

The UFC returns to the fight capital of the world for UFC 250 this Saturday, and the promotion's popular “Embedded” series is back...

 
 
 
Neil Magny to fight with nickname at UFC 250 - for the first time in decade-long career

NEIL MAGNY TO FIGHT WITH NICKNAME AT UFC 250 - FOR THE FIRST TIME IN DECADE-LONG CAREER

Neil Magny has never had a nickname - until now. In a post on his personal Facebook page on Friday, Magny announced he'll now be introduced...

UFC 250: NUNES VS. SPENCER LIVE STREAMING WATCH-ALONG WITH MMA JUNKIE RADIO ON SPORTSCASTR

UFC 250 takes place Saturday night with two title fights atop the bill, and MMA Junkie Radio hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” will...

 
 
 

UFC 250 PLAY-BY-PLAY AND LIVE RESULTS

LAS VEGAS - MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Saturday's UFC 250 event, and you can join us for live play-by-play and...

MMA JUNKIE Q&A REPLAY: UFC 250 PREVIEW, DANA WHITE VS. JORGE MASVIDAL, MORE

The UFC kicks off a busy four-event month on Saturday with UFC 250, and there's no shortage of discussion points related to the event...

 
 
 

UFC 250 'EMBEDDED,' NO. 4: BEHIND THE SCENES OF VIRTUAL MEDIA DAY

The UFC returns to the fight capital of the world for UFC 250 this Saturday, and the promotion's popular “Embedded” series is back...

TWITTER MAILBAG: HOW TO BOOK WELTERWEIGHT, ATT DRAMA, UFC 250 PAY-PER-VIEW EXPECTATIONS

Questions on your mind about recent happenings in MMA or the sport in general? MMA Junkie's Twitter Mailbag is here - and this week...

 
 
 
UFC 250: 4 rising stars ready to shine in Las Vegas

UFC 250: 4 RISING STARS READY TO SHINE IN LAS VEGAS

Saturday, UFC 250 sees the UFC Apex host a pay-per-view event for the first time when some of the sport's brightest prospects get ready...

ALEX CACERES WANTS TO SHAKE GATEKEEPER LABEL WITH UFC 250 WIN OVER CHASE HOOPER

Alex Caceres understands his position in the UFC, and he wants to change it. “Bruce Leeroy” thinks he's very much entered the gatekeeper...

 
 
 
Dana White: UFC won't compromise fighters' freedom of expression during global unrest

DANA WHITE: UFC WON'T COMPROMISE FIGHTERS' FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION DURING GLOBAL UNREST

LAS VEGAS - In the midst of political unrest, UFC president Dana White says he won't compromise his fighters' freedom of expression. During...

UFC 250 predictions: Is anyone picking big underdog Felicia Spencer to upset dual champ Amanda Nunes?

UFC 250 PREDICTIONS: IS ANYONE PICKING BIG UNDERDOG FELICIA SPENCER TO UPSET DUAL CHAMP AMANDA NUNES?

Nunes vs. Spencer Assuncao vs. Garbrandt Sandhagen vs. Sterling Magny vs. Martin O'Malley vs. Wineland MMA Junkie readers' consensus...

 
 
 



Virus exposes sharp economic divide: College vs. non-college

Virus exposes sharp economic divide: College vs. non-college

The damage inflicted on the job market since February has highlighted a widening line of inequality based on education. Read more ...

Thousands of George Floyd protesters take to the streets of NYC

Thousands of George Floyd protesters take to the streets of NYC

Thousands of George Floyd protesters took to the streets for another day of marches and rallies across the Big Apple on Saturday, with many anti-cop demonstrators urging the... Read more ...

Thousands of mourners assemble outside George Floyd's private funeral

Thousands of mourners assemble outside George Floyd's private funeral

Saturday's 3 p.m. funeral for George Floyd will be a private, friends and family service at a North Carolina conference center - but mourners numbering in the thousands have... Read more ...

Iowa places strength coach on leave after ex-players allege mistreatment

Iowa places strength coach on leave after ex-players allege mistreatment

Hawkeyes head coach Kirk Ferentz announced an independent investigation of Chris Doyle after black players spoke of incidents with him. Read more ...

57 Buffalo officers quit special team after 2 officers suspended for...

57 Buffalo officers quit special team after 2 officers suspended for allegedly shoving man to ground

Fifty-seven police officers in Buffalo, New York, have resigned from the force's emergency response team following the suspension of two officers who allegedly pushed a... Read more ...

Honor A. P. wins Santa Anita Derby

Honor A. P. wins Santa Anita Derby

ARCADIA, Calif. - Honor A. P. won the $400,000 Santa Anita Derby by 2 3/4 lengths Saturday to move into the Kentucky Derby picture. Read more ...

Prosecutors: 2 Buffalo police officers charged with assault

Prosecutors: 2 Buffalo police officers charged with assault

Prosecutors say two Buffalo police officers have been charged with assault after a video showed them shoving a 75-year-old protester. Read more ...

National updates: A second memorial for George Floyd will take place after...

National updates: A second memorial for George Floyd will take place after another night of protests

The remembrance of George Floyd's life in the state he was born follows a night of de-escalation for protests in many cities across the U.S. Read more ...

Devin Clark takes a knee in support of Black Lives Matter protests during...

Devin Clark takes a knee in support of Black Lives Matter protests during fighter introductions at UFC 250

Light heavyweight Devin Clark took a knee and raised a fist in solidarity with the protests against police brutality and racism ahead of his showdown with Alonzo Menifield. Read more ...

Crews battle 40-acre fire in Sonoma County, Cal Fire says

Crews battle 40-acre fire in Sonoma County, Cal Fire says

Crews are battling a 40-acre fire in Sonoma County on Saturday, according to Cal Fire. Read more ...