How Do UFC Bonuses Work?

UFC President Dana White opened up about a second tier of bonus money for fighters, which makes their MMA careers more lucrative.

John Moriello  •  16 Jun 2023
Khabib Nurmagomedov Hints He’s Kicking the UFC To the Curb in Favor of His Real Love

Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says he has retired from the UFC. He has also tweeted that that he’s a free agent in soccer.

John Moriello  •  27 Jan 2021
Conor McGregor Opponent Dustin Poirier Stages His Biggest Fights Outside the Octagon

Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor headline the UFC 257 card more than six years after their first encounter in the octagon.

John Moriello  •  22 Jan 2021
Khabib Nurmagomedov Doubles Down on Retirement: The Mission Is Accomplished

Khabib Nurmagomedov announced his retirement after defeating Justin Gaethje, and it sounds like he won’t be going back on that decision.

Jack Dougherty  •  28 Oct 2020
Did the UFC Rig the Khabib Nurmagomedov Weigh-In and Tip the Scales in His Favor?

After Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Justin Gaethje, he retired with a perfect 29-0 record. However, the UFC did something very suspicious at the weigh-in and some aren’t happy.

Kyle Dalton  •  28 Oct 2020
‘I Will Not Allow Him To Put Me on the Fence’: Justin Gaethje Can’t Execute Gameplan Against Khabib Nurmagomedov

Justin Gaethje had a clear strategy in place to upset Khabib Nurmagomedov, but once he stepped inside the octagon it all went out the window.

Jack Dougherty  •  25 Oct 2020
Why Is UFC 254 on Fight Island Starting So Early?

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s international appeal is part of the reason that the UFC 254 card from Fight Island in Abu Dhabi is starting earlier than usual.

John Moriello  •  24 Oct 2020
Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Return to Octagon Set for October Against Justin Gaethje

The pandemic has personally affected Khabib Nurmagomedov delaying his fight and tragically taking his father’s life. The UFC lightweight champ is moving forward and returning to the cage in October against Justin Gaethje.

Kyle Dalton  •  29 Jul 2020
Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Dad and Longtime Trainer Suffers Tragic Death After Brutal COVID-19 Battle

UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov suffered a devastating loss on Friday with the death of his father and trainer Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov.

Stephen Sheehan  •  03 Jul 2020