Chris Dempsey was a 275-pound heavyweight wrestler when his college coach came to him with an unusual opportunity.Filed under: News more
Neiman Gracie grew up with a famous name and a family history of training in martial arts. His path was inevitable, but it started on the ocean.Filed under: News, WSOF more
Nathan Ng’s fighting team has a name that means much more to him than just the series of letters.Filed under: News more
Adam Milstead struggled through his father’s death and a failed attempt at a collegiate football career only to persevere into a promising heavyweight fighter. Filed under: News more
Since they're all in the twilight of their careers, it seemed natural for the UFC to add Takanori Gomi, Norafumi "Kid" Yamamoto and Yoshihiro Akiyama to the UFC Fight Night 52 card in September in Japan, according to Dave Meltzer of MMA Fighting.
Although none of the three men have flourished since joining the UFC, the company's brass must assume that if anything's going to motivate them, it'll be the UFC's first trip to Japan since UFC on Fuel TV 8.
Of the three, only Gomi fought on the UFC on more
It was five years ago this summer that lightweight Joe Ellenberger got his first offer from the UFC. Saturday, he finally makes his debut – while battling a rare blood disease.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more
Weigh-ins this week’s UFC Fight Night 43 event take place Friday (midnight ET Thursday in the U.S.) at Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand. Ross Pearson and Dylan Andrews host a Q&A session beforehand. Filed under: News, UFC more
Wham! is the hottest thing in music, and movies like The Breakfast Club and The Goonies are reinventing the "random kids come of age, often while wearing awesome '80s clothes" genre.
The jungles of Brazil are home to no-holds-barred combat, but America knows nothing of it aside from what they see outside the bar on a Saturday night.
And Scott Coker just founded Strikeforce.
It's a kickboxing promotion, a modest West Coast thrill for martial arts fans to be run by Coker, an experienced more
Strap yourself in: The UFC is coming at you with two events this weekend. So grab a case of a beer, fill up the chip bowl and light the grill, because it's going to be a long day.
First, on Fight Pass, we get an early (5 a.m. ET) card in America in the form of UFC Fight Night 43. Live from New Zealand, the card boasts local talent and some established veterans who are looking to cement their names.
Then on Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Night 44 hits on Saturday night from San Antonio. Also with some t more