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Andrew Punshon Retires From MMA

The United Kingdom Mixed Martial Arts scene has today lost a great fighter and a great ambassador for the sport as we at The Fight Lounge can exclusively reveal that long time middleweight contender Andrew “The Predator” Punshon has made the decision to hang up his gloves and retire from MMA after a decade in the sport. Read More »


Pat Miletich To Be Inducted Into The UFC Hall Of Fame

As international fight week is about to begin the identity of the latest UFC Hall Of Fame inductee has been revealed. The first welterweight champion in UFC history, Pat Miletich, will be inducted into the UFC Hall Of Fame. Read More »

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UFC in Japan news

The UFC has partnered with Vale Tudo Japan to run a thirty-week round-robin-style tournament with the winner getting a spot on the UFC roster. Also, Japanese stars are set to return to the Octagon for the UFC Fight Night 52 event in Japan. Read More »

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Three Fights Announced For BAMMA Fight Night: Chadwick Vs. Pascu

BAMMA introduces three more bouts to the card for its second Fight Night event which takes place on 2nd August at Liverpool Olympia. The headliner for “BAMMA Fight Night: Chadwick vs Pascu” sees local veteran Lee Chadwick clash with Romanian Ion Pascu at Middleweight. Read More »


Luke Barnatt To Coach Team UK At IMMAF World Championships

The United Kingdom Mixed Martial Arts Federation is excited to announce Luke ‘Bigslow’ Barnatt as Team coach, as the UK’s first Amateur MMA team sets out next week to Las Vegas to represent the United Kingdom in the first ever World Championships of Amateur MMA. Read More »


Paul Daley Vs. Igor Fernandes To Headline BAMMA 16 In September

Paul ’Semtex’ Daley is set to face Igor ‘Chatubinha’ Fernandes in a headlining Welterweight clash at BAMMA 16, as the promotion returns to its trademark form at the Victoria Warehouse in Manchester (UK) on 13th September. Read More »


UFC 174 results

The Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada, plays host to UFC 174 as flyweight promotional champion Demetrious Johnson defends his title in the main event against number-one contender Ali Bagautinov, while in the co-main event Tyron Woodley and Rory MacDonald do battle at welterweight to perhaps determine the next 170lbs title challenger. Read More »


Paddy Holohan Signs With The UFC And Debuts In Dublin

It has been announced that another Irishman has joined the ranks of the UFC as Paddy Holohan has agreed terms with the promotion and will make the drop to flyweight to take on Josh Sampo at UFC Dublin next month. Read More »


Chael Sonnen announces retirement

Coming off the news of his failed UFC 175 drug test on Tuesday, Chael Sonnen announced last night his decision to retire from mixed martial arts with immediate effect. Read More »


Sonnen fails drug test, removed from UFC 175 fight

Chael Sonnen has failed his pre-UFC 175 fight drug test and has been removed from his scheduled fight against Brazilian Vitor Belfort. Read More »


Senshi MMA 1 Review & Results

This weekend saw the birth of a new promotion in the North East as Senshi MMA put on their first show. Taking place at Temple Park Leisure Centre in South Shields, They had put together a ten fight fight-card and we at The Fight Lounge were on hand to witness how it all went down. Read More »


UFC Fight Night 42 results

Rustam Khabilov and Benson Henderson headline UFC Fight Night 42 in a lightweight tilt, while in the co-main event Ross Pearson faces Diego Sanchez in another lightweight contest as the UFC debuts in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Tingley Coliseum. Read More »