UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman reportedly topped the UFC 175 fighter salaries, earning nearly half a million dollars on the disclosed payroll recorded with the Nevada Athletic Commission. more
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Perhaps unsurprisingly, B.J. Penn had the highest base salary of all the fighters who competed on the TUF 19 Finale on Sunday night.
There weren't any marquee names on last night's TUF 19 Finale aside from the main event fighters B.J. Penn and Frankie Edgar. So it should be a surprise to no one that they were the highest earners on the card, with Edgar pocketing $260,000 and Penn $150,000. Not including the $200,000 worth of bonuses handed out, the two of them made more money than the other 20 f more
Joe Torrez and his family can breathe easy as he won't be facing any charges after he killed a man during an invasion on his home earlier this year. Joe Torrez, the amateur mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter who killed a man during an attempted home invasion earlier this year near Dona Ana County, New Mexico (details), can breathe a sigh of relief, as he won't be facing any charges for the death of 25-year old Sal Garces.
That's according to a report from KOB4, which reveals that the Dona Ana Coun more
Vitor Belfort tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone in the random Nevada Athletic Commission drug test he underwent in February, and he has decided to explain the result.
Removed from a UFC title fight with Chris Weidman due to a positive drug test result, Belfort said the only reason why he failed the test is because he changed his treatment routine a day before the random test.
"I was doing a hormonal treatment and they asked for to do a drug test as if I were any other person," more
Jessica Aguilar competed for the second time in 2014 earlier in June, and she showcased why she is the No. 1-ranked strawweight fighter in the world.
Not only is she the best 115-pound female on the planet, she may be the best fighter—regardless of weight or gender—on the World Series of Fighting roster.
The WSOF roster is not a treasure trove of talent, but that is to be expected. The UFC is the premier mixed martial arts organization on earth, and they hold the vast majority of talent. WSOF do more
Howard Davis' Fight Time Promotions in Florida has picked up former UFC light heavyweight Thiago Silva.
The next chapter in Thiago Silva's MMA career is set to be in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Yesterday, Fight Time Promotions announced that they've signed the ex-UFC fighter for a late August card. In the below photo, you can see Silva signing his contract alongside CEO and co-founder Howard Davis Jr. Fight Time Promotions also put out this official press release regarding their latest acquisition: more
Shortly after Cub Swanson's win over Jeremy Stephens, Chan Sung Jung calls him out for a potential bout that guarantees fireworks.
"I don't beg." That's what Cub Swanson told Jon Anik when asked who he wanted to face next after winning an entertaining striking affair against Jeremy Stephens. While he may have refused to call people out, other featherweights won't hesitate to do so after Swanson's stock rose last night. That list includes a certain Korean slugger who took to twitter just seconds more
UFC officials handed out the customary $50,000 bonuses for Fight of the Night and Performance of the Night honors at UFC San Antonio with main eventers Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens taking top honors. more