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Jon Jones tweets he’s giving up UFC title in pay dispute

Jon “Bones” Jones tweeted Sunday that he’s giving up his UFC title in a pay dispute.“To the light-heavyweight title -- veni, vidi, vici,” tweeted...

Networks have strong showing during busy sports weekend

Fans who had been starving for live sporting events had their appetites somewhat sated last weekend. Network executives knew the first weekend with multiple...

Walt Harris loses 1st UFC fight since stepdaughter’s death

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Walt Harris pointed to the sky and proudly showed off a “Fighting for Aniah” T-shirt as he entered the arena....

Walt Harris loses 1st UFC fight since stepdaughter’s death

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Walt Harris lost his first UFC fight since the death of his stepdaughter.Alistair Overeem stopped Harris in the second round...

Teixeira upsets Smith to cap UFC’s 2nd Jacksonville show

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Glover Teixeira dominated Anthony Smith and finally stopped him with punches early in the fifth round Wednesday night, earning an...

Teixeira upsets Smith to cap UFC’s 2nd Jacksonville show

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Glover Teixeira dominated Anthony Smith and finally stopped him with punches early in the fifth round Wednesday night, earning an...

UFC 249 ushers in fan-free, mask-filled era of sports

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Kicks, punches and grunts echoed through the empty arena. Coaches, commentators and camera clicks resonated like never before. Blood, sweat,...

Fighters see UFC 249 as chance to spread hope, inspiration

When the UFC leads North America's major sports back into action Saturday night with a pay-per-view show in Florida, Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje...

UFC champ Miocic welcomes octagon’s return, has concerns

CLEVELAND (AP) - Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic welcomes UFC's plans to reopen the octagon. The fighter - and firefighter - does have some concerns,...

UFC 249 canceled after ESPN, Disney halt promotion’s plans

LOS ANGELES (AP) - UFC 249 was canceled Thursday after ESPN and parent company Disney stopped UFC President Dana White’s plan to keep fighting...