After the vicious highlight reel knockout kick he landed on Mark Hunt at UFC 160, Junior dos Santos was all smiles. In this clip, hear dos Santos explain the out-of-character finish, his respect for Mark Hunt, and more.
Every UFC fighter steps into the Octagon with the hope of elevating themselves to a UFC title shot. But what happens when there's a major roadblock in the way?
That's the situation in which guys like Junior dos Santos and Urijah Faber find themselves. The end result of fighting is always to push up the rankings, but for these guys, there's only so far they can go. The fighters on this list find themselves in a bit of limbo in that they can defeat nearly every contender thrown their way, but UFC more
Will the fifteenth time be the charm?
Alistair Overeem will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon when he faces Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night 50, which is scheduled for Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Ledyard, Conn., on Sept. 5, 2014.
Overeem -- who is now 100-percent healthy -- recently returned to the win column at UFC 169 with a decision win over Frank Mir after suffering back-to-back losses to Antonio Silva and Travis Browne in 2013. He'll look to make it two straight wins when he faces more
Brazil’s Tiago dos Santos is set to meet Akbarh Arreola, from Mexico, at UFC on FOX 12, which finalizes the card with 12 fights later this month in San Jose.Filed under: News, UFC more
Former Strikeforce and K-1 champion Alistair Overeem still wants a piece of former UFC heavyweight titleholder Junior dos Santos, even though his next opponent is already booked. The Reem briefly mentioned his desire to square off with the Brazilian power puncher when he appeared on Ariel Helwani's The MMA Hour, per Luke Thomas of MMA Fighting. "I'm focused and I want to really fight," Overeem said. "I'm very optimistic [a bout with dos Santos] is going to come and I want it to come. I could see more
Ed Soares, the manager of Anderson Silva talks about how the Silva camp views a UFC return fight against Nick Diaz. more
Talks between the UFC and former women’s MMA standout Gina Carano have stalled, according to a report on Wednesday evening. Talks with Holly Holm, however, are looking good. more
Ronda Rousey's fourth defense of her UFC bantamweight title is less than two weeks away, but, at least for the present moment, any thoughts of a blockbuster fifth defense against former Strikeforce superstar turned Hollywood leading lady Gina Carano appear to have been put on hold.
According to a report made by MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight, negotiations between Carano (7-1) and the UFC have stalled. The situation is not dead in the water, as both sides still wish to work togeth more
The pair face off on Aug. 23, 2014, live on Fight Pass.
Lipeng Zhang squeaked past Wang Sai courtesy of a split decision to win the welterweight bracket of the first ever The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): "China" series and the 24 year old will step inside the Octagon as a fully fledged UFC fighter for the very first time this August.
Zhang is scheduled to face undefeated Australian Brendan O’Reilly at UFC Fight Night 48: "Bisping vs. Le" and he will have a point to prove after the controversial natur more
Approaching 44 years of age, don't expect the TRT ban and a crushing loss stop Dan Henderson from continuing his career.
If we're being frank - Dan Henderson was completely demolished by Daniel Cormier at UFC 173. Coming off his 3rd round knockout of Mauricio Rua, Henderson fought Cormier in Vegas, sans TRT, having weighed in at 199 lbs the day before their fight, and was beaten pillar to post before the rear-naked choke in the 3rd round put him to sleep.
But this is Dan Henderson we're talking more