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Kevin Lee
Taking a year off
LightweightUFC
March 26, 2020
Lee told Ariel Helwani of ESPN (via Chisanga Malata of the Daily Star) that he intends to spend a full year on the sidelines following his loss to Charles Oliveira at UFC Brasilia on March 14.
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Jon Jones
More legal trouble
Light HeavyweightUFC
March 26, 2020
Jones was arrested early Thursday morning for aggravated DWI and negligent use of a firearm, Damon Martin of MMAFighting.com reports.
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Domingo Pilarte
Loss at UFC 247 overturned
BantamweightUFC
March 25, 2020
The outcome of Pilarte's fight against Journey Newson at UFC 247 has been overturned to a no contest by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, Marc Raimondi of ESPN.com reports.
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Journey Newson
First UFC win overturned
BantamweightUFC
Out
March 25, 2020
The outcome of Newson's fight against Domingo Pilarte at UFC 247 has been overturned to a no contest by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, Marc Raimondi of ESPN.com reports.
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Francis Ngannou
Candidate for UFC 249?
HeavyweightUFC
March 25, 2020
Ngannou is open to fighting at UFC 249 on April 18 after he told Damon Martin of MMAFighting.com that the UFC recently tested him for COVID-19.
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Khabib Nurmagomedov
UFC 249 plans progressing
LightweightUFC
March 24, 2020
UFC President Dana White told Brett Okamoto of ESPN on Monday that the scheduled UFC 249 title fight between Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson has a location that is "99.9 percent done."
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Paige VanZant
Nearing return after cast removal
StrawweightUFC
Out
March 24, 2020
VanZant (arm) had her cast removed Monday and is hoping for a quick return to action, Mike Bohn of MMAJunkie.com reports.
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Cory Sandhagen
Could fight in May
BantamweightUFC
March 23, 2020
A fight between Sandhagen and Aljamain Sterling is in the works for UFC Fight Night in San Diego on May 16, Aaron Bronsteter of TSN.ca reports.
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Aljamain Sterling
New fight in works
BantamweightUFC
GTD
March 23, 2020
Sterling (wrist) is eyeing a bout against Corey Sandhagen at UFC Fight Night in San Diego on May 16, Aaron Bronsteter of TSN.ca reports.
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Santiago Ponzinibbio
Ready to return to Octagon
WelterweightUFC
March 23, 2020
Ponzinibbio (27-3-0) said earlier this month that he feels healthy and ready to resume his MMA career, Danny Segura of USA Today reports. "I had an injury that put the breaks on my career," said Ponzinibbio, whose last UFC fight came in November 2018. "I was doing well and I was close to a world title, but I'm now recovered and really happy I'm now able to return to the Octagon and now I'm looking for a big fight to make that return."
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Jessica Eye
Nearly recovered from elbow surgery
FlyweightUFC
GTD
March 23, 2020
Eye is expected to resume training within the next few weeks after undergoing surgery in early February to address a left elbow injury, Mike Bohn of USA Today reports.
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Alexander Volkanovski
Recovered from broken hand
FeatherweightUFC
March 23, 2020
Volkanovski (hand) said Sunday in an interview with UFC reporter Megan Olivi that he's received clearance to resume training.
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Niko Price
Re-signs with UFC
WelterweightUFC
March 22, 2020
Price (14-3-0, 1 NC) announced Saturday via his personal Twitter account that he signed a new four-fight contract with the UFC.
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Kyle Prepolec
No longer with UFC
WelterweightOther
March 21, 2020
Prepolec was released by the UFC on Friday, MMA Junkie reports.
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Chance Rencountre
Released by UFC
WelterweightOther
March 21, 2020
Rencountre and the UFC have parted ways, MMA Junki reports.
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Mairbek Taisumov
Exploring free agency
LightweightOther
March 20, 2020
Taisumov's contract with the UFC has expired, and he's currently exploring multiple offers including a return to the UFC, MMAJunkie.com reports.
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Derrick Lewis
Aiming for 2020 return
HeavyweightUFC
March 19, 2020
Lewis told Ariel Helwani of ESPN that he is healthy and hopes to fight later this year.
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Frank Camacho
Added to UFC on ESPN+ 31
WelterweightUFC
March 19, 2020
Camacho will now take on Alan Patrick in a lightweight matchup at UFC on ESPN+ 31 on April 11, Dave Doyle of MMAJunkie.com reports.
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Alan Patrick
New opponent in Lincoln
LightweightUFC
March 19, 2020
Patrick will no longer be facing Christos Giagos at UFC Lincoln on April 25, as he'll be replaced on the card by Frank Camacho, Dave Doyle of MMAJunkie.com reports
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Christos Giagos
Off Lincoln card
LightweightUFC
Out
March 19, 2020
Giagos has withdrawn from his scheduled matchup against Alan Patrick at UFC Lincoln on April 25 due to an undisclosed injury, Dave Doyle of MMAJunkie.com reports.
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Gadzhimurad Antigulov
Will face Abreu on June 23
Light HeavyweightUFC
March 18, 2020
Antigulov will face Klidson Abreu at UFC Kazakhstan on June 23, Guilherme Cruz of MMAFighting.com reports.
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Klidson Abreu
Set to fight Antigulov
Light HeavyweightUFC
March 18, 2020
Abreu will fight Gadzhimurad Antigulov at UFC Kazakhstan on June 23, Guilherme Cruz of MMAFighting.com reports.
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Dusko Todorovic
Not fighting in Cage Warriors 113
MiddleweightUFC
March 18, 2020
Todorovic's (9-0-0) scheduled middleweight fight Friday with John Phillips (22-9-0, 1 NC) at Cage Warriors 113 has been cancelled, Simon Head of USA Today reports.
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John Phillips
No longer fighting in Cage Warriors 113
MiddleweightUFC
March 18, 2020
Phillips' (22-9-0, 1 NC) scheduled middleweight fight Friday with Dusko Todorovic (9-0-0) at Cage Warriors 113 has been cancelled, Simon Head of USA Today reports.
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Khabib Nurmagomedov
Title defense still on
LightweightUFC
March 16, 2020
UFC President Dana White said on Sportscenter on Monday that the scheduled UFC 249 matchup between Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson will still happen, Brett Okamoto of ESPNreports.
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