That folks, is proof that it never hurts to call someone out. Tarec Saffiedine recently took a shot and called out top welterweight contender Rory MacDonald for a fight inside the Octagon.
And it looks like it may have paid off.
Speaking to "UFC Tonight," MacDonald said he's all for a fight against the last man to hold the Strikeforce welterweight title, as long as UFC matchmakers concur that it gets him closer to his much-desired title shot.
"He thought the fight made sense for him but would le more
On the latest episode of The MMA Beat, the panel discusses a variety of topics including the half-year review, Vitor Belfort's ongoing pursuit for a title shot, BJ Penn's featherweight debut, and much more. more
gian-villante-ufc-fight-night-43 AUCKLAND, New Zealand – His cardio issues from earlier this year apparently in the past, Gian Villante picked up a split-decision win in a closely contested fight with Sean O’Connell.Filed under: News, UFC more
LOS ANGELES - After her acrimonious season coaching against rival Miesha Tate, UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey made it clear she won't take a hands-on role in The Ultimate Fighter any time soon.
But that doesn't mean she won't watch the show. Rousey is interested in the 20th season of the UFC's reality series for multiple reasons.
For one, of course, this will mark the first all-women's TUF cast. For another, the inaugural UFC strawweight champ will be crowned at season's end.
The UFC’s traditional year-end pay-per-view event in Las Vegas will actually take place in the new year.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
MMA Fighting's Esther Lin takes a look back at her most memorable photos during UFC 174 fight week.
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Join Bloody Elbow Wednesday night for live discussion of The Ultimate Fighter: Team Edgar vs. Team Penn. Tonight, Corey Anderson vs. Patrick Walsh.
Join us tonight for episode 11 of The Ultimate Fighter: Team Edgar vs. Team Penn. The Ultimate Fighter airs on Fox Sports 1 starting at 10:00 p.m. ET. We'll have TUF discussion, right here at Bloody Elbow.
Last week, the semifinal round got underway. In an upset, Eddie Gordon advanced to the finals by defeating Middleweight favorite Cathal Pendred in more
Tonight, Cory Anderson takes on Team Edgar broski Patrick Walsh.
It's almost over.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns with episode 11 of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19, coached by Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn, later this evening (June 25, 2014) at 10 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1.
Click here if you missed episode 10.
Tonight, it's round two of the semifinals as Cory Anderson collides with Team Edgar stablemate Pat Walsh, but what would TUF be without a little reality show drama?
Here's where we more
The SB Nation rankings panel takes a look at the quickly-changing welterweight division.
With Georges St-Pierre out of the picture, the welterweight division is wide open and our SB Nation rankings reflect that. New champion Johny Hendricks might be out until the late fall but many guys are jockeying for that first title shot. We update these rankings more than any other division, and it's no wonder why.
As usual, our panel consists of two members from each of the three SB Nation MMA sites - Ari more