It's hard to know where to start and where to end with topics for this week's chat.
There's the scintillating win by Chris Weidman over Lyoto Machida, B.J. Penn's horrible final fight, what's next for Frankie Edgar, what's next for Ronda Rousey, winners and losers from both events, poor or at least suspect judging, Stefan Struve's future and everything else you could possibly imagine.
Oh, and UFC 176 was cancelled, too.
There's a lot going on, so join me today to discuss all of this and more. In more
Strap in for another wild weekend of fights as UFC airs two live combat sports events in one day. Just make sure you brew plenty of coffee if you plan on going the distance...
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) continues to cram mixed martial arts (MMA) events down our throats, in much the same way Satan tried to stuff Homer Simpson full of doughnuts in Treehouse of Horror IV.
So, you like UFC, eh? Well, have all the UFC in the world!
First up is UFC Fight Night 43, which I won't be watching, more
On this week's episode of The MMA Beat, the panel looks back at the first-half of 2014, what to watch for the rest of the year, the UFC's recent pay-per-view numbers, whether Vitor Belort deserves a title shot next, WSOF's relationship with NBC, B.J. Penn's return, this weekend's doubleheader, and more.Subscribe to the show on iTunes: audio | video. Music courtesy of APM Music. more
UFC Fight Night 43: Complete recap of today's (Sat., June 28, 2014) James Te Huna vs. Nate Marquardt-led main card mixed martial arts (MMA) action that featured four bouts across four weight classes, airing live on "Fight Pass." Who won? Who lost? Who got KTFO and submitted? Get the complete UFC Fight Night 43 results recap for the main card action below.
No sleep 'til ... San Antonio.
While some of you were snoring to the heavens while being elbowed in the ribcage repeatedly by your annoyed sig more
UFC Fight Night 43 hit your screens courtesy of UFC Fight Pass early on Saturday, and the card was not looking good on paper. Luckily, fights aren't fought on paper. It was a very fun event with several exciting clashes. In the main event, Nate Marquardt looked like his old self in a complete thrashing of James Te Huna.
It all started with a knee that dropped Te Huna. Marquardt took top position and laid in some good ground-and-pound, but Te Huna was able to survive and get to his feet. Te Huna more
MMAmania.com runs down the list of "Who's Hot" and "Who's Not" from UFC Fight Night 43, which took place earlier this morning (Sat., June 28, 2014), nominating the biggest winners and losers from the "Te Huna vs. Marquardt" event that aired online via "Fight Pass" from inside The Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand. Check it out below. One down, one to go.
Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) June double-header began with UFC Fight Night 43: "Te Huna vs. Marquardt," which took place earlier more
Fight Night Auckland Post Fight Bonus Recap more
Returning to middleweight after a recent slump at 170 pounds, Nate Marquardt was in dire need of a win against James Te Huna in the UFC Fight Night 43 main event yesterday (Sat., June 28, 2014) from Auckland, New Zealand. "The Great" returned to his grappling roots to take out the hometown favorite. Find out how in our fight breakdown below!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweights Nate Marquardt and James Te Huna faced off in the main event of UFC Fight Night 43 yesterday (Sat., June more
After nearly a year on the sidelines, top-ranked featherweight Cub Swanson was on the hunt for his sixth straight win when he faced Jeremy Stephens in the main event of UFC Fight Night 44 last night (June 28, 2014) from San Antonio, Texas. It turned out to be a war, but Swanson showed he's ready for a title shot in the end. Find out how below!
Last night (Sat., June 28, 2014) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweights Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens went to war in the main event of UFC more