In which we speculate wildly about the relative job security of UFC Fight Night 45's competitors. Likely Cut With a Loss
Pat Healy (29-10-1NC, 0-3 UFC) - With three losses in a row and the fight he'd previously won overturned because of a positive drug test, I'm surprised Healy wasn't already released. More than anyone else, not just of this card but of this entire month, I'd think Healy is fighting for his job.
Possibly Cut With a Loss
Yosdenis Cedeno (9-3, 0-1 UFC) - He lost his first UFC bout more
The UFC Light Heavyweight posted a Facebook status that spells out what he thinks about teammates, trainers and clients of the Blackzillians camp who talk behind his back.
Anthony "Rumble" Johnson's return to the UFC following a successful World Series of Fighting stint got off to a great start. His dominant decision win over Phil Davis put him directly into the conversation for potential challengers to Jon Jones' light heavyweight crown.But, all is not well in Rumble's wold, as a recent Faceboo more
If there was any doubt that Chris Weidman was a deserving UFC champion, the middleweight addressed the concerns with a fabulous win over Lyoto Machida at UFC 175.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF more
Ronda Rousey retained her UFC women's bantamweight title at UFC 175 and has been voted up to No. 9 in the latest official UFC rankings. more
UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman reportedly topped the UFC 175 fighter salaries, earning nearly half a million dollars on the disclosed payroll recorded with the Nevada Athletic Commission. more
Chris Weidman solved the Rubik’s Cube that is Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 on Saturday, but according to the middleweight champ, a horrible training camp and pre-existing injuries prevented him from putting on his best showing.
When speaking with MMA journalist Ariel Helwani, Weidman called his training camp the “worst camp of his life.” He mentioned that his knees were still bothering him from recent meniscus surgery, and he was also dealing with a sprained ligament in his hand, which prevented him more
For any of the doubters, Chris Weidman cemented his position as UFC middleweight champion by defeating Lyoto Machida. Despite an impressive performance, the champ said he had probably the worst training camp of his career heading into the fight. more
As many as eight mixed martial artists may be fighting just to hold on to a spot in the UFC, including former champ B.J. Penn. Addle-brained rationale follows...
Well, as far as months to take over The Cut List go, July was maybe a foolhardy choice. Not even a week in and we've already got two UFC events, which isn't even half of all UFC events scheduled for this month. Do all these events mean that fighters will get more leniency after a losing effort? Or does it suggest that the UFC is filling more
Whose place in the UFC is secure? Who's fighting just to keep their job? "It's...ALIVE!!!"
Welcome, friends, to the reanimated Cut List, brought to you with the full approval and hearty encouragement of Tim Burke (citation needed).
I've always enjoyed this feature -- knowing whose places are secure and whose backs are against the wall lends these fights a certain narrative quality that, in a time of hefty UFC programming, is necessary as a means of making fighters distinct. It's a pleasure to ge more