From Yahoo Sports: Penn has done just about everything in his career, but at 35 he is taking on a serious challenge in Frankie Edgar. more
Prior to BJ Penn hanging up his gloves last night, his former opponent and fellow UFC legend Jens Pulver also confirmed his retirement this past weekend.
B.J. Penn has decided to call it quits following a loss to rival Frankie Edgar on Sunday night, capping a hall-of-fame career that saw him win UFC titles in two weight divisions. Prior to the TUF 19 Finale though, Penn's former opponent and fellow UFC legend in Jens Pulver also decided to officially announce his retirement.
"I did (compete at) more
It's hard to leave behind seats so close you can literally reach out and touch the fighters as they walk out of the UFC Octagon. But leave them I did, abandoning press row for the long hike up to section 205 at the very top of the Mandalay Bay Events Center.
Most of the time I'm able to keep my journalist face on, especially when sitting among my peers. I admit that mine isn't as good as some others—Fox's Michael Chiappetta, for example, never seems to change expressions over the course of five more
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre believes mixed martial arts (MMA) should implement Olympic drug testing, but from an agency that is not influenced by the money or power of certain organizations. more
One day after withdrawing from the main event of Legacy FC 34, Olympic wrestling gold medalist Henry Cejudo is reportedly in contract negotiations with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. more
"Skyscraper" also believes he can be competitive against the Top 5-ranked heavyweights under the UFC banner, and win a couple of fights against them, too.
Now that Wanderlei Silva, Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen's drug test issues are done taking the spotlight away from people who are actually competing at UFC 175, fans can focus on the actual fights set to go down on July 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
While the attention now shifts to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middlewei more
UFC lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis has been announced as newest member of Team Wheaties.
The UFC has been making a concentrated effort to become as mainstream as possible. We're seeing a much more saturated market, strides toward global expansion, and big name corporate sponsorship. It wasn't too long ago that the acquisition of Bud Light and Harley Davidson sponsorships by the organization as a whole was big news.
Recently though, we've seen athletes like Jon Jones, Anderson Silva and Jun more
More fights are coming to Fight Pass online digital network and FOX Sports 1 this weekend (Sat., June 28, 2014) when UFC Fight Night 44: "Swanson vs. Stephens" mixed martial arts (MMA) event kicks off from AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas. MMAmania.com's Patrick Stumberg kicks off our UFC Fight Night 44 fight-week coverage with a full slate of "Prelims" under card previews predictions.
Don't expect this Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) main event to see the judges.
Two of the Featherweight di more
MMAmania.com resident fighter analyst Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) games of UFC Fight Night 43 headliners James Te Huna and Nate Marquardt, the unexpected main event on this early Saturday morning (June 28, 2014) at the Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title challenger, Nate Marquardt, looks to take on power punching New Zealander, James Te Huna, this Saturday morning (June 28, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 4 more