Don’t expect Brian Stann to come to the defense of his former opponent and colleague Chael Sonnen.
The retired middleweight and Fox UFC analyst was asked on Twitter Monday if he thought Sonnen’s firing was “just," and he said he thinks it was. According to Shaun Al-Shatti of MMA Fighting, Sonnen, who tested positive for a total of five banned substances in his two recent random drug tests, was terminated by the UFC and Fox Sports this week. The former United States Marine has been a consummate p more
Sara McMann (7-1) will return to the cage for the first time since losing to Ronda Rousey at UFC 170, and she will do so against Lauren Murphy (8-0).
McMann, ranked as the No. 4 contender in the UFC, suffered her first loss in the February bout against Rousey. The former Olympic silver medalist was thought to be Rousey's toughest test, but it was a knee to the body that spelled her doom.
Murphy, ranked as the No. 8 best bantamweight, will make her promotional debut at Ultimate Fight Night 47. Th more
Anthony Pettis will return to the octagon to defend his UFC lightweight title against Gilbert Melendez in December.
Anthony Pettis will return to UFC action this December on what could be a massive card.
The UFC lightweight champion announced on yesterday's edition of The MMA Hour that he will be facing Gilbert Melendez on December 6 in Las Vegas. That event, which appears as though it will be UFC 181, still doesn't have a venue set as of now.
However, the December 6 date is also the event that more
Dennis Siver will return to the Octagon in October.
The UFC announced Tuesday that the German featherweight will meet Robert Whiteford at the UFC Fight Night 53 card in Stockholm, Sweden, on Oct. 4. The UFN event is scheduled to take place at the Ericsson Globe Arena.
Siver (21-9, 1 no-contest) enters the cage for the first time after testing positive following his unanimous decision victory over Manny Gamburyan in December. His first drug test sample came back with "inconclusive results," but h more
Demian Maia will return to the Octagon next month.
Maia will square off against Mike Pyle in a welterweight contest at UFC Fight Night 49 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on Aug. 23, according to UFC officials Tuesday night.
The Brazilian jiu-jitsu specialist has won three of his past five fights, including a unanimous decision win over Alexander Yakovlev at TUF: Brazil 3 on May 31.
Pyle has won four of his past five fights, including a third-round TKO of T.J. Waldburger at UFC 170 on Feb. 22.
Sara McMann will return to the Octagon for the first time since a failed title bid against Ronda Rousey, as the Olympic silver medalist faces Lauren Murphy on Aug. 16. more
Glover Teixeira is looking to get back to work inside the cage, but he's taking the necessary time to make sure he'll be firing on all cylinders when that time comes.
The Brazilian powerhouse suffered a torn labrum in his loss to Jon Jones at UFC 172 back in May, in what resulted in one of the most lopsided defeats in the 34-year-old's career. The injury occurred in the early goings of the title tilt when the light heavyweight champion used a shoulder crank on the challenger while the two fighte more
Cat Zingano will return to action this fall, but it won’t be in a title fight. Instead, she’ll meet Amanda Nunes at UFC 178 in Las Vegas.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
Cat Zingano will make make her return to the Octagon, but it won’t be in a title fight.
Zigano, who was forced out of a bout with UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in 2013 with a knee injury, takes on Amanda Nunes at UFC 178 in Las Vegas, Nev., on Sept. 27, Yahoo! Sports reported Thursday.
Zigano, who enters the fight with a perfect 8-0 record, hasn’t fought since her UFC debut in April of 2013, when she finished Miesha Tate in the third round. The undefeated bantamweight was expected to fi more