The Nevada Athletic Commission selected Robert Byrd as the referee for the Mayweather/McGregor fight. Burt Clements, Guido Cavalleri and Dave Moretti will serve as the judges for the fight. The NAC also approved the use of 8oz. gloves to be used.
Bellator 186 will be held on the Penn State campus with Ryan Bader defending his light heavyweight title against Linton Vassell headlining. Phil Davis and Ed Ruth are scheduled to compete on the card. Their opponents have yet to be determined.
Junior dos Santos has been taken off the UFC 215 card where he was scheduled to face Francis Ngannou due to a potential USADA violation. JDS's manager, Ana Guedes has released a statement stating the potential violation is due to diuretic and not PEDs.
Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir signed with Bellator MMA.
Cody Garbrandt will defend his UFC bantamweight title against TJ Dillashaw at UFC 217 on November 4 in New York.
After back-to-back losses to Tyron Woodley, Stephen Thompson returns to the cage to face Jorge Masvidal at UFC 217.
Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee have agreed to an interim middleweight title fight. Although not officially signed yet, the bout is being targeted for UFC 216 on October 7 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Derrick Lewis returns after a brief retirement to take on former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum at UFC 216 on October 7.
Diego Sanchez vs. Matt Brown has been announced for UFC Fight Night 120 on November 11.
Mark Hunt vs. Marcin Tybura will headline UFC Fight Night 121 in Sydney, Australia. Jesse Taylor vs. Belal Muhammad is also booked for the card.
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Jared Cannonier at UFC on FOX 26.
Artem Lobov vs. Andre Fili at UFC Fight Night 118
Boston Salmon vs. Augusto Muhammad at UFC Fight Night 119.
Andrei Arlovski vs. Junior Albini at UFC Fight Night 120.
Nate Marquardt vs. Cezar Ferreira at UFC Fight Night 120.
Karl Roberson vs. Darren Stewart at UFC Fight Night 120.
Angela Hill vs. Nina Ansaroff at UFC Fight Night 120.
Marcel Fortuna vs. Jake Collier at UFC Fight Night 120.
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