Norman Parke cruised to victory against Naoyuki Kotani at UFC Fight Night “McGregor vs. Brandao” on Saturday, finishing the Japanese fighter by technical knockout in the second round. more
Vitor Belfort discusses getting licensed to fight at UFC 181 fight against Chris Weidman. more
That took all of 20 minutes.
Easy come, easy go.
Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov agreed to fight Donald Cerrone at the upcoming UFC 178: "Jones vs. Gustafsson 2" pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place on Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
20 minutes later, he blew out his knee. . @danawhite says 20 minutes after Khabib-Cerrone fight was signed, Khabib blew his knee out and the fight is off UFC 178 card
— Kevin Iole (@KevinI) July 18, 2014 Mixed mar more
Featherweight title contender Conor McGregor is expected to look good against the off-kilter Diego Brandao in Dublin this weekend. Can Diego use his special brand of crazy to pull off the upset?
Conor McGregor vs. Diego Brandao Featherweight
A Brief History of How Brandao Inexplicably Ended up Here
Credit to Diego Brandao for stepping up, but sooner or later the UFC has to realize that maybe it's best to not have your good fighters fighting on such short notice. Granted, Cole Miller pulled out a more
Norman Parke lived up to his "Stormin'" nickname on Saturday night.
The native of Bushmills, Northern Ireland, U.K. nearly finished Japan's Naoyuki Kotani late in the first round of their UFC Fight Night 46 bout at Dublin's O2 Arena. The Kanagawa native got out of the first round, but Parke got the job done in round two.
A big flurry of punches on the ground spelled the difference, as refereee Mac Goddard waved off the fight at 3:41 of the second.
After the fight, Parke, a former TUF: Smashed wi more
The Nevada State Athletic Commission granted UFC middleweight competitor Vitor Belfort licensure to compete in the State of Nevada. He is expected to face Chris Weidman on December 6 in Las Vegas. Vitor Belfort is once again licensed to compete in the State of Nevada.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission unanimously granted the former UFC light-heavyweight champion licensure to fight in Nevada if the Brazilian agreed to three non-negotiable conditions. Firstly, the fight would not take place bef more
UFC 177 will provide the lighter weight classes with another chance to showcase their skills, as title fights in the bantamweight and flyweight divisions headline the evening's main card. But the Aug. 30 event, to be held in Sacramento, California, is not exactly creating a buzz within the MMA world.
There's at least some intrigue about UFC 177's main event, a rematch between T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao, with fans wanting to see if Barao can respond to the shellacking he took at UFC 173.
Their 170-pound scrap is expected to air on UFC Fight Pass.
So here's an interesting piece of trivia for all you "stats" guys.
Matt Brown is ranked No. 5 in the welterweight division and is one fight away from challenging for the welterweight title. CB Dollaway, meanwhile, is ranked No. 9 at 185 pounds and has won four of his last five.
Amir Sadollah not only beat, but finished them both.
Unfortunately for the winner of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 7, inconsistency and a plethora of injuries have more
The UFC has signed 2008 Olympic gold medalist and undefeated mixed martial artist Henry Cejudo to a multi-fight deal, promotion officials announced on Friday evening. more