When a fighter loses a title fight, he usually has to go back to the drawing board, see what went wrong and figure out how to come back stronger.
Some are able to do that very well and get back in title contention quickly. Others, like Frank Mir, don't do so well after a title loss.
With more divisions and fighters now than ever before, there are far more title fights and far more title contenders. Some contenders are ready for a second or maybe even a third shot at the belt. Let's see who they more
UFC women’s bantamweight Jessica Eye doesn’t buy in to champ Ronda Rousey’s explanation for why she beat Sara McMann.Filed under: News, UFC more
After a false start, Johnny Case is ready to begin his UFC career.
Case will meet fellow lightweight Kazuki Tokudome at UFC Fight Night 52 on Sept. 20 at the Saitma Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.
Just days after Case agreed to fight Joe Ellenberger at UFC Fight Night 44 in June, he failed a pre-fight eye test and was pulled from the fight. The UFC then paid for him to have LASIK eye surgery and he is now good to go.
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UFC Middleweight champion Chris Weidman continued his impressive title reign against Lyoto Machida at UFC 175, but what's next? more
The MMA legend says "everything was cleared" following his appearance before the Nevada State Athletic Commission about an incident in which he fled from a random drug test.
Before Chael Sonnen had to pull out of UFC 175, his initial opponent Wanderlei Silva was pulled from the card for fleeing from a NSAC surprise drug test. UFC president Dana White told the media he expected Silva to be "in big trouble" with the commission.
Silva has since attended a hearing before the commission and he told B more
The first UFC heavyweight title fight took place all the way back in 1997 between Mark Coleman and Dan Severn. Since that time, the belt has changed hands more than any other division in the UFC.
The heavyweight title is the only UFC title of the original five weight classes that has not been defended more than twice consecutively. There has never been a wildly dominant champion, and that has allowed anyone to have a serious chance to win the belt.
Every champion's reign has to end at some point more
Following his head-kick knockout over Jim Miller last night, former WEC title challenger Donald Cerrone only has so many matchups that make sense for him at the top of the UFC's lightweight division. Luckily, he called out top contender Khabib Nurmagomedov prior to the bout with Miller, per MMA Fight Corner, and the undefeated Russian superstar likes the idea. Lets go, I'm ready, @Cowboycerrone @danawhite @ufc @lorenzofertitta @arielhelwani @dc_mma pic.twitter.com/QlF7JvshXx
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"The Phenom" affirmed that he's ready for any situation in the upcoming title bout and guaranteed that he's confident to beat Weidman after studying the champion's game
After finally being licensed to fight in Nevada, Vitor Belfort is confident that he'll beat Chris Weidman in their UFC Middleweight title fight at UFC 181, on December 6. "The Phenom" told Combate.com that he knows how to approach the bout against the champion and warned that he's ready for any situation. "(Chris Weidman) has a l more
In a recent interview with Bloody Elbow, Luke Rockhold discussed his desire to put an end to Bisping's call-outs, facts and figures on his weight cuts, thoughts on Belfort's licensing and more.
Michael Bisping has a fight coming up with Cung Le, but you wouldn't know it judging by his call outs and ongoing feuds with fellow UFC middleweights Luke Rockhold and Tim Kennedy. He directed a particularly pointed call-out to Rockhold via the latest UFC Tonight show, stating; When Luke Rockhold is done more