One of the biggest questions Saturday night's UFC on FOX was to answer was, if you take a fight between legitimate top contenders that almost guarantees fireworks, but neither is a top-tier star, are there enough serious fans where it moves the ratings needle?
An important question was going to be answered for the UFC this past weekend. It wasn't just who was going to challenge Johny Hendricks for the welterweight title, although that was the key question of the night. It was: even if the names more
A big drop for the UFC and Fox Sports 1 in the ratings department as Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens (and the supporting cast) were unable to pull in significant viewing numbers
Last week was the first ever headlining spot for Cub Swanson and just the second for Jeremy Stephens. Swanson took an entertaining unanimous decision over Stephens in San Antonio to earn (likely) a title shot against the Jose Aldo/Chad Mendes winner. Unfortunately for Cub, his main event debut did not produce good rating more
UFC President Dana White is excited with the UFC's latest acquisition for the women's bantamweight division but questions her ground game. After months of contractual stalemates, the UFC revealed last week that they had reached an agreement with surging women's bantamweight competitor Holly Holm.
Yet while the touted striker may be an exciting addition to the women's 135.lb division but according to UFC President Dana White, she is yet to prove whether she has the skill set to match the division more
In another two-event week for the UFC, this time, maybe things are all right. Or so says Ben Fowlkes, MMAjunkie and USA TODAY’s MMA columnist.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos more
Watch the full fight video highlights for the UFC on FOX 12 main event between Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown. more
Watch the full fight video highlights for the UFC on FOX 12 co-main event between Anthony Johnson and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. more
It was quite the run for Matt Brown. While he seemed like he would be a lifelong .500 fighter for the UFC after a 5-5 start, he rattled off an amazing seven-fight winning streak that brought him to the brink of title contention.
Then came Robbie Lawler at UFC on Fox 12. The longtime MMA veteran used his superior technique to avoid danger, and peppered Brown with punches and kicks en route to a unanimous-decision win in San Jose on Saturday night.
Now, it's back to the drawing board for the 33-ye more
One of the hottest free agents in MMA is not a man but a woman. That woman is former pro boxing champ and undefeated mixed martial artist Holly Holm.
Holm, who is 7-0, is currently mending a broken arm suffered in April. However, she should be ready to go in the coming months, and the UFC has been pursuing the WMMA star actively, Shaun Al-Shatti of MMA Fighting reports. In the event that the UFC does sign Holm, who should she debut against? Let's take a look at four possibilities for her eventua more
Two-division UFC champion BJ Penn spoke with members of the media ahead of the TUF 19 Finale, where he discussed a variety of topics including how he feels at featherweight and whether he may retire following the event on Sunday. more