Mixed martial arts is a sport filled with uncertainties and few are more familiar with this reality than Stefan Struve.
Five years ago, the rangy Dutchmen came to the UFC and quickly established himself as a fighter of potential and promise in the heavyweight ranks—a division in desperate need of young talent. While there were setbacks along the way, "The Skyscraper" proved there was legitimacy behind the expectation, as he bounced back strong time and time again.
It didn't take long for Struve more
Following his second failed drug test within a matter of weeks, the UFC has officially removed former middleweight and light heavyweight contender Chael Sonnen from their broadcasts with Fox Sports. The UFC confirmed the news with a statement on their website Monday night: The UFC and FOX Sports organizations announced today the termination of their respective broadcasting services agreements with analyst Chael Sonnen. This decision comes in light of Sonnen failing a second test conducted by the more
From Yahoo Sports: Struve was diagnosed with a leaking aortic valve in 2013. After treatment he is back and has been assured by doctors that he is at no greater risk than any other fighter. more
Howard Davis' Fight Time Promotions in Florida has picked up former UFC light heavyweight Thiago Silva.
The next chapter in Thiago Silva's MMA career is set to be in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Yesterday, Fight Time Promotions announced that they've signed the ex-UFC fighter for a late August card. In the below photo, you can see Silva signing his contract alongside CEO and co-founder Howard Davis Jr. Fight Time Promotions also put out this official press release regarding their latest acquisition: more
Nate Marquardt defeats James Te Huna in the main event of Fight Night Auckland in his return to the UFC middleweight division. more
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is coming back to Montreal ... eventually.
The world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion today revealed a new date for its return to the Bell Centre in Quebec, Canada. Originally penciled in for Dec. 2014, Managing Director for UFC Operations Tom Wright informed media members at the UFC Fight Night 43 post-fight press conference (watch it) that it was now March of 2015.
Sorry 'bout that.
It could be that UFC is waiting for a big-money fig more
AUCKLAND, New Zealand – With the UFC’s first New Zealand event in the books, the promotion is promising a return to the nation. But first for the region is another visit to the Australian city of Sydney.Filed under: News, UFC more
Sounds like Montreal mixed martial arts fans will have to wait a little longer for the UFC's return to the Bell Centre.
Tom Wright, the managing director for UFC operations in Canada, Australia and New Zealand, said at the UFC Fight Night 43 post-fight press conference that the promotion will "most likely" move the scheduled Dec. 6 pay-per-view event in Montreal to March 2015. No specific date was announced and Wright didn't provide a reason for the decision.
The UFC hasn't held an event in Mont more
On the latest episode of The MMA Beat, the panel discusses a variety of topics including the half-year review, Vitor Belfort's ongoing pursuit for a title shot, BJ Penn's featherweight debut, and much more. more