On Saturday night, Chris Weidman stepped in the cage looking to defend his middleweight title against the former light heavyweight champion, Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida.
After an intense, back-and-forth battle, which won Fight of the Night, Weidman was declared the winner by unanimous decision (49-45, 48-47, 49-46).
At the post-fight press conference, Dana White was asked about Weidman's next possible fight, and the name that White gave was another former light heavyweight champion, Vitor "The Ph more
SAN ANTONIO – After outpointing Andrew Craig on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 44, Cezar Ferreira still wants a rematch with the last man to beat him in the octagon.Filed under: News, UFC more
In the midst of two UFC events on Saturday, news broke that Chael Sonnen had reportedly failed a second random drug test in the span of five months. more
SAN ANTONIO – In a thrilling shootout over 25 minutes, Cub Swanson got one step closer to a title shot. Check out the video highlights inside.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos more
Saturday night, MMAFighting.com broke the news that recently retired UFC competitor Chael Sonnen had failed a second Nevada Athletic Commission drug test.
After the UFC Fight Night 44 card in San Antonio, the UFC issued an official statement on the matter, saying it supports the commission's effort to clean up the sport.
"We are made aware that a second random test resulted in a positive test result for Chael Sonnen," stated UFC public relations director Dave Sholler. "Chael will have an opportu more
SAN ANTONIO – Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night 44 event drew an announced attendance of 9,227 and a live gate of $728,358.Filed under: News, UFC more
The UFC returned to action on Saturday, and it returned in full force with two fight cards.
UFC Fight Night 43 hit Auckland, New Zealand early in the morning, and the evening produced UFC Fight Night 44 from San Antonio. There were a total of 21 fights between the two events.
Nate Marquardt defeated James Te Huna in the UFC Fight Night 43 main event, and Cub Swanson defeated Jeremy Stephens by a unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 44.
Aside from those two main events, there was plenty to take more
Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens threw down for five rounds on Saturday night. And they've earned an extra $50,000 for their efforts.
Swanson scored his sixth straight victory over the game Stephens, who hung in there despite an apparent broken hand suffered early in the fight. Swanson took a unanimous decision in the main event of UFC Fight Night 44 in San Antonio.
That was enough to land the duo Fight of the Night honors and give each an extra $50K.
That marked Stephens' fourth bonus in his pas more
Terrence Crawford stopped Yuriorkis Gamboa in the ninth round to retain his lightweight title last Saturday night (June 28, 2014) inside the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Gamboa -- a 2004 Olympic medalist for Cuba -- was able to hurt the champ early and seemed to be in control for the first couple of rounds. Unfortunately, "El Ciclon de Guantánamo" was unable to hang on and wound up getting dropped four times by "Bud," including the brutal uppercut seen in the HBO Boxing video highlight more