Ratings were strong across the board for MMA programming this past weekend.The prelims to UFC 175 on Saturday night drew 1 million viewers, the best number for a pay-per-view prelims show so far this year. That wasn't a surprise since UFC 175 was expected to be the year's biggest show so far, and Urijah Faber, who headlined the prelims, was the biggest star to appear this year on the pre-PPV shows on FS 1.The number was slightly ahead of the 936,000 viewers for the prelims of UFC 170 on Feb. 22, more
This past Fourth of July weekend was particularly good to Pat Miletich. The pioneer coach and the UFC's first welterweight champion became the twelfth man to be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame, marking a moment that few ever thought possible considering Miletich's penchant over the years for butting heads with promotion president Dana White.
Now 48 years old, Miletich's list of accomplishments are expansive, from his UFC 16 tournament run and four consecutive welterweight title defenses, to h more
The biggest weekend of the year for MMA is upon us, and leading the way is UFC 175. Headlined by two championship fights, the event has a big feel to it and could go down as one of the great events in UFC history.
Chris Weidman defends his title against Lyoto Machida, while Ronda Rousey defends her strap against Alexis Davis. Before those main features, though, we have a stacked preliminary card full of promising prospects and established vets.
Last weekend, I was just above the .500 mark. After more
The biggest weekend of the year for MMA is upon us, and quietly leading up the rear for UFC 175 is The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale on Sunday. Headlined by two former champions, the card will also have up-and-coming fighters as well as two men competing for the six-figure UFC contract.
BJ Penn meets Frankie Edgar for a third time after a coaching stint on the reality show. Edgar took the first two bouts via decision—both times with the belt on the line and at 155 pounds. This time, they face off a more
After a big weekend of MMA, MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) with guests Matt Serra, Ray Longo, Eddie Gordon, Chris Holdsworth and Jeff Cain all in studio.Filed under: News, UFC more
UFC 175: “Weidman vs. Machida” took place this past weekend (Sat., July 5, 2014) from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, and it’s safe to say we learned a lot about the champions who headlined the card. Check it out below.
UFC 175: "Weidman vs. Machida" is in the books, and it turned out to be quite the spectacle.
There were calls for concerns when looking at the fight card on paper, but the main and co-main events did more than just deliver, as Chris Weidman defended his title aga more
The 2014 UFC Fan Expo took place this past weekend as part of UFC International Fight Week. Check out the sights and familiar faces who were part of the fan festival and expo.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos more
The same weekend, coincidentally, that his former rival-turned friend, B.J. Penn, also walked away from the sport. This past Fourth of July weekend (July 6, 2014) saw not one, but two mixed martial arts (MMA) veterans and former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champions call it a career.
While it may not be garnering the same buzz as B.J. Penn's retirement after he was finished by Frankie Edgar in the third round of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale main event (video), Jens P more
With three major shows in two days, it was a weekend of both the happy and the sad watching fights. Reality struck Nick Newell and B.J. Penn, Chris Weidman was tested like never before, and Ronda Rousey showed that her ability may have exceeded her hype.
Emotions ran the gamut the past few days in what was the biggest weekend of the year for MMA in the United States. We got one of the fastest championship fights in UFC history followed immediately by one of the year's best fights on Saturday. Bu more