For the third time in UFC history, the company completed two shows in one day from different locations Saturday, with the first card, UFC Fight Night 43, taking place in Auckland, New Zealand. The second card, UFC Fight Night 44, took place at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, and featured a heated main event bout between Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens.
The fourth-ranked Swanson outworked and outclassed the 11th-ranked Stephens in four of five rounds to capture his sixth consecutive win at 145 po 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
Marquardt confirms what most of us already knew: Dieting sucks.
Who says you can't go home again?
Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran Nate Marquardt is back in the middleweight division and not coincidentally, back in the win column as well, following a "Great" performance over James Te Huna last Saturday (June 28, 2014) in New Zealand.
Watch him get the job done right here.
Marquardt (34-13-2) came into their Auckland affair on a three-fight skid, but later blamed the difficul more
Brazilian submission specialist Antonio Braga Neto is a middleweight for now, but he might not be for much longer. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
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From its earliest days, determining the best MMA fighter in the world has never been a particularly easy task. Even as Royce Gracie dominated the initial UFC tournaments in 1993 and 1994, challengers to his throne emerged overseas, his own brother Rickson at the front of the pack.
As the years have gone by and the sport has become more diverse—in size, technique and geography—winnowing a pool of hundreds down to one has become more and more difficult. How do you compare lightning-quick submissio more
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When Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson was booked in September 2013, nobody thought the Swede stood much of a chance against the light heavyweight champion, whom many were already calling the greatest mixed martial artist of all time.
But the two went toe-to-toe for 25 back-and-forth minutes in what ended up being one of the best scraps in the history of the sport. In hindsight, it was a can't-miss fight.
Thankfully, the two will rematch later this year at UFC 178, in what is one of the 12 can' more
For years, light heavyweight has been the UFC's marquee division. While there is a certain cache in being the heavyweight champion of the world, with due respect to the likes of Tim Sylvia and Andrei Arlovski, this was the division that mattered most.
Frank Shamrock got the stone rolling nicely with a memorable dark-ages reign. But it was Tito Ortiz who brought the sport into the light, dominating in the cage and becoming the first star of the Zuffa era. His were enormous shoes to fill, but Chuc more