UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida kicks off a stacked weekend at Mandalay Bay on Saturday with Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida, but the fighters first had to weigh-in on Friday to give their bouts the Nevada Athletic Commission official stamp of approval. more
UFC on Fox 12 delivered on Saturday evening.
The main card was four fights of high-level action. We saw quality performances that sent the winners into title contention across several divisions. However, the undercard also performed mightily.
There were eight fights on the undercard with four being seen on UFC Fight Pass and the second four starting the action on Fox. One was the smallest platform for fighters to be seen inside the Octagon, and the other was the biggest.
Seven of the eight fight more
One of the hottest free agents in MMA is not a man but a woman. That woman is former pro boxing champ and undefeated mixed martial artist Holly Holm.
Holm, who is 7-0, is currently mending a broken arm suffered in April. However, she should be ready to go in the coming months, and the UFC has been pursuing the WMMA star actively, Shaun Al-Shatti of MMA Fighting reports. In the event that the UFC does sign Holm, who should she debut against? Let's take a look at four possibilities for her eventua more
At the WSOF 11 weigh-ins, all 16 fighters taking part in Saturday night's WSOF 11 fights will step on the scale Friday morning, and we'll have the live video here at MMAFighting.com.In the main event, Justin Gaethje and Nick Newell will have to make the lightweight limit of 155 pounds.The WSOF 11 weigh-in takes place at 11 a.m. ET, and the video is above.
Check out the WSOF 11 weigh-in results below.Main card (NBC at 4 p.m. ET)Justin Gaethje vs. Nick NewellJon Fitch vs. Dennis HallmanJZ Cavalcan more
At the UFC 175 weigh-ins, all 22 fighters taking part in Saturday night's UFC 175 fights will step on the scale Friday evening, and we'll have the live video here at MMAFighting.com.In the main event, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida will have to make the middleweight limit of 185 pounds.The UFC 175 weigh-in takes place at 7 p.m. ET at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, and the video is above.
Check out the UFC 175 weigh-in results below.Main card (PPV at 10 p. more
Saturday night, Chris Weidman continued to stake his claim as one of the best fighters in the world. In an exciting five-round war, Weidman was able to hold off Lyoto Machida, via unanimous decision.
It was Weidman's second title defense, with his first being a rematch win over Anderson Silva. It has established Weidman as a star in the UFC and a guy who could potentially become the pound-for-pound king at some point.
So, who is next for the middleweight champ, whenever he returns? Let's take a more
At UFC 175 on Saturday Night, Rob Font stormed onto the bantamweight scene with his first-round knockout of George Roop in the opening bout on the Fox Sports 1 prelims. The win gave the Team Sityodtong fighter his 10th straight victory and his third first-round finish of 2014. Roop was a legitimate test for Font in his first fight at 135 pounds. Roop has finished fighters like Chan Sung Jung, Brian Bowles and Josh Grispi and was the much taller fighter. Font typically closes the distance against more
At the UFC Fight Night 46 weigh-ins, all 20 fighters taking part in Saturday's UFC Fight Night 46 fights will step on the scale Friday, and we'll have the live video here at MMAFighting.com.In the main event, Conor McGregor and Diego Brandao will have to make the featherweight limit of 145 pounds.The UFC Fight Night 46 weigh-in takes place at 11 a.m. ET, and the video is above.Check out the UFC Fight Night 46 weigh-in results below.Main card (UFC Fight Pass at 3 p.m. ET)Conor McGregor vs. Diego more
On Saturday, the UFC went to Dublin, Ireland with a main event of Conor McGregor against Diego Brandao in the featherweight division.
There was a lot of buildup to this one, and fans knew that it was going to be an outstanding fight between two dangerous strikers.
McGregor was fighting in his hometown and had the crowd on his side in a big way. It took just about four minutes for him to deliver a huge win by TKO in front of the Dublin crowd.
He was ranked at No. 13 in the official UFC rankings c more