From Yahoo Sports: Who is the frontrunner for the Fighter of the Year? Fight of the Year? Dave Doyle looks at who's been impressive thus far. more
SAN JOSE – Ahead of Saturday’s UFC on FOX 12 event at San Jose’s SAP Center and a heavily anticipated headliner, MMAjunkie lead staff reporter John Morgan takes you inside the card.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos more
SAN JOSE – UFC officials are billing Saturday's [autotag]Robbie Lawler[/autotag] vs. [autotag]Matt Brown[/autotag] matchup as a potential "Fight of the Year." Lawler sure doesn't see it that way. "I'm not trying to go in there and mess around," Lawler told MMAjunkie. more
Check out the best of the UFC’s “Fight Motion” video highlights from the first half of the year, then weigh in with what you think has been the top moment from the first six months of 2014.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos more
The biggest sports economist conference of the year just ended. Out of 70+ projects, sadly only one was on MMA. Paul Gift discusses his project on fight night bonus awards as well as some of the interesting work being done in other sports.
WARNING: Unlike other pieces where it's toned down, I don't hold back the nerd-speak today. You will see phrases like "rank-order competition," "non-linear compensation" and "optimum effort levels." Read at your own risk...but read anyway.
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The fantastic main event title fight between Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida won ‘Fight of the Night’ honours while Ronda Rousey and Rob Font won performance bonuses. Although UFC 175 looked underwhelming on paper, the evening churned out a variety of entertaining battles and impressive stoppages, many of which warranted the $50, 000 bonus.
Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida took part in a fascinating five round thriller that featured a back-and-forth competitive affair to send the crowd home happy more
Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida didn't simply put on one of the best title fights of the year in the main event at UFC 175, they also each earned $50,000 by claiming the Fight of the Night bonus for their five-round war.
Weidman, 30, took the fight to Machida early and often. He backed up the Brazilian by applying constant pressure through three rounds, which allowed him to avoid Machida's best strikes and throw kicks along with hand combinations.
But by the fourth round Weidman began to fade. M more
Leandro Issa won both a performance bonus and ‘Fight of the Night’ honours for his come-from-behind submission victory over Jumabieke Tuerxun. The second of two UFC events this weekend took place on Sunday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The card featured an array of entertaining stoppages worthy of the coveted $50,000 bonus but one fighter in particular stole the show.
Not only did Brazil's Leandro Issa successfully rebound from a loss in his UFC debut, he did it i more
Mo' money, mo' problems...
TUF 19 Finale: "Edgar vs. Penn 3" from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, has officially wrapped, which means it's time for those select fighters who went above and beyond in their respective fights to get a little extra grease for their efforts.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) dished out its standard post-fight monetary bonuses to three of the 20 fighters on the card, and it's probably no surprise who's heading home with a second sack of simoleo more