MMA Live Extra: VanZant ready for prime time

Cary Chow speaks with UFC women's strawweight Paige VanZant about her fight against Felice Herrig on Saturday and about being the face for one of the UFC's major sponsors.


MMA Live Extra: "Jacare" gets new opponent

Brett Okamoto discusses what to expect from Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza vs. Chris Camozzi, who took the fight on a week's notice, and how this development affects Souza's chances of earning a title shot.


Nurmagomedov talks Cerrone bout, more

Undefeated UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov faces Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone at UFC 187. ESPN's Phil Murphy spoke with Nurmagomedov about the upcoming fight, new lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos and The Eagle's antics on Twitter.

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Silva expresses interest in Olympics

Former UFC champ Anderson Silva has expressed a desire to represent Brazil in taekwondo at the 2016 Olympics.

World Series of Fighting 20

Branch moves on to light heavyweight final (2:32)

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Romero (knee) withdraws from bout vs. Souza

UFC middleweight contender Yoel Romero has withdrawn from a co-main event against Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza next week due to a knee injury.


Newell on hometown win

Phil Murphy speaks with Nick Newell after his unanimous decision win over Joe Condon at WSOF 20.


Dariush dominates Miller

Beneil Dariush out-grappled Jim Miller (even though Miller threatened a triangle choke in the first round) and took a unanimous decision 29-28. It's Dariush's fourth straight UFC win.


Brett Okamoto @bokamotoESPN

Villante, Anderson scores were 19-19, 19-19 and 20-18 for Anderson heading into the third round, in case you were curious.

Ovince Saint Preux KOs Patrick Cummins

A left uppercut caught Patrick Cummins in the final seconds of the first round to give OSP the win. This is Saint Preux's ninth win by knockout.

Villante wins via TKO

With less than a minute left in the third round, Gian Villante connected with a huge right hand and followed with a flurry of strikes, sending Corey Anderson to the cage and earning a victory. It's the first loss of Anderson's MMA career.

James Walker @JamesWalkerNFL

I'm really looking forward to tonight's @ufc main event between Machida and Rockhold. This is an interesting matchup of well-rounded styles.

Sterling maintains sterling record

Aljamain Sterling forced Takeya Mizugaki to tap out midway through the third round via arm triangle, running his record to 11-0. It's the fifth submission victory for the bantamweight.


Jimy Hettes fight stopped by doctor

Were you wondering how bad an ear had to look before an MMA referee stops a fight? Exactly this bad. The doctors gave Diego Brandao the win after the first round.