Not that Noad Lahat is looking past Steven Siler, whom he meets at UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose Saturday night…but Lahat is looking past Steven Siler. Not from a place of competitive superiority, but because has to. Lahat is the UFC’s second Israeli-born fighter. With the recent outbreak of violence in Gaza, with missiles flying over his homeland and his family ducking for cover, Lahat is relegated to his most immediate commitment. That’s his Saturday commitment. That’s the fun and games part, the more
UFC 175 lived up to the hype with two outstanding title fights as both American Champions successfully defended their titles. UFC 175 was a card of exceeded expectations as both Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey defended in memorable title fights. It provided an amazing close to a solid night of fights.
One of the key take aways from this card won't be about who won or lost, but simple numbers. We are more than half a year into the UFC's 50+ event year and the number of PPV buys and TV ratings in N more
LAS VEGAS -- BJ Penn talks about his return to the UFC against Frankie Edgar at TUF 19 finale on Sunday, Dana White's recent comments about his future, his drop to featherweight, why he's in such a good place, and why he may retire even after a win. more
The Ultimate Fighter 19 concluded Wednesday night with the final two fights before the live finale. It featured a middleweight bout between Dhiego Lima and Roger Zapata, as well as a light heavyweight scrap between Dan Spohn and Matt van Buren.
The episode heavily featured both fights. In non-fight segments, we saw Chuck Liddell visit Team Penn to help train Spohn. We also saw some of the fighters indulge in alcoholic beverages as their time in the house winded down.
In the first bout, Dhiego Li more
T.P. Grant shares his perspective on the UFC doubleheader to close out June. The UFC ended June with a doubleheader that featured the kind of depleted cards that makes cynics out of even the most rabid MMA fans. It was a lot of prospects getting work and very few fights that mattered in title pictures, in two events that wouldn't combine into one passable night of fights. Even with that said, it is still MMA and there was fun to be had and things to discuss.
Thoughts on the fights: Cub Swanson a more
After two UFC Fight Night events on Saturday, the organization returns to pay-per-view next week with the stacked UFC 175 lineup. Check out a teaser of the official preview show.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos more