Several notable UFC fighters believe that the Nevada State Athletic Commission was far too lenient in the sanctions they handed down to Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen at yesterday's hearing. As a matter of fact, Belfort didn't face any sanctions at all—despite admitting that he tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone during a random drug screening in February. Belfort was granted a conditional license, which means he will be subject to numerous random drug tests from the NSAC, until more
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Help wanted: New "guy in UFCs production truck."
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) ringside announcer, Joe Rogan, put women's Bantamweight champion, Ronday Rousey, on the spot during a post-victory interview after she smashed Alexis Davis in 16 seconds (read fight recap here) in UFC 175's co-main event.
And it didn't go over too well.
Rogan -- at the behest of some poor soul "in the production truck" -- asked "Rowdy" if she would be interested in makin more
DUBLIN -- Cathal Pendred talks about surviving a dangerous first round against Mike King at UFC Fight Night 46, not expecting to be taken down, credit due to referee Mark Goddard for not stopping the fight, being counted out, and more. more
Josh Thomson made a statement in the Octagon against Nate Diaz with a head kick, followed by a flurry of punches and hammer fists to seal the knockout victory at UFC on FOX 7. more
A bantamweight bout between division standout Urijah Faber and promotional newcomer Masanori Kanehara has been added to UFC Fight Night Japan, MMAWeekly.com confirmed with sources on Monday. more
The UFC will crown the first strawweight champion with The Ultimate Fighter 20, but it won’t stop the promotion from matching other strawweight fights before the season.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk, unbeaten in MMA, will take on fellow UFC newcomer Juliana Lima at UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose, Calif., on July 26. Sources close to the situation confirmed the match-up to MMAFighting.com following a report from Groundandpound.
Jedrzejczyk (6-0) earns a shot in the Octagon after scoring a second-round knockout more
Demian Maia will return to the Octagon next month.
Maia will square off against Mike Pyle in a welterweight contest at UFC Fight Night 49 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on Aug. 23, according to UFC officials Tuesday night.
The Brazilian jiu-jitsu specialist has won three of his past five fights, including a unanimous decision win over Alexander Yakovlev at TUF: Brazil 3 on May 31.
Pyle has won four of his past five fights, including a third-round TKO of T.J. Waldburger at UFC 170 on Feb. 22.
The decision to terminate Chael Sonnen's broadcasting services agreement was a simple one to UFC president Dana White, but it wasn't an easy one. more
A chance pizza delivery led Rob Font to MMA. Now he’s ready to make a name for himself against George Roop at UFC 175. Filed under: News, UFC more