A highly anticipated lightweight contest has been scrapped, as Michael Johnson has been forced to withdraw from a planned UFC on FOX 12 bout with Josh Thomson.Filed under: News, UFC more
Because all "Mighty Mouse" does is win without cheating. "I'm disappointed to hear that Bagautinov tested positive for EPO. That's very unfortunate news. But the moral of this story is that I proved on June 14 that you don't need to cheat, you don't need PEDs to be a champion. I am proud to be a clean champion and I believe that talent will beat drugs every time out, just like it did last month in Vancouver." -- A very disappointed Demetrious Johnson tells MMA Fighting that it's unfortunate that more
It hasn't been a good day for the UFC flyweight division. Shortly after it was reported that top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight contender John Dodson would be sidelined for up to a year following ACL surgery, the 125-pound division was dealt another crushing blow.
Damon Martin of FOX Sports is reporting that Ali Bagautinov tested positive for Recombinant Human Erythropoietin (EPO) -- a hormone that controls red blood cell production -- after his title fight against 125-pound cham more
Demetrious Johnson's most intriguing potential flyweight foe is on the shelf until sometime next year.
John Dodson underwent anterior cruciate ligament surgery on Wednesday, FOXSports.com reported. While surgery was a success for the Jackson's MMA fighter, he's going to be out at least 6-8 months before he can go all out in the gym again and could be out of action as long as a year.
Dodson (16-6) has won seven of his past eight fights and is 5-1 in the UFC. His only loss during that span was to more
There used to be a time when a UFC pay-per-view event, no matter who was in the headline spot, could be counted on for 300,000 buys.Go back a little more than two years ago, no matter who was on top and what the sports competition was head-to-head, you were never going below 215,000 buys.But with the increase in shows, people are picking and choosing what UFC content they'll watch, and what they are willing to spend money on. Without the right attraction, the numbers aren't going to be what they more
Before it was purchased by UFC parent Zuffa, Strikeforce was portrayed as a legitimate threat to the UFC’s dominance. But with Scott Coker now in charge of Bellator MMA, is that promotion now in the same position?Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC more
LAS VEGAS -- UFC president Dana White discusses job opportunities in the UFC, Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz, Joe Rogan's fighting future, Gina Carano, Georges St-Pierre, and much more Friday evening at the UFC Fan Expo. 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
Ian McCall is finally set to fight Brad Pickett in Dublin on July 19, nearly four months after the two were originally scheduled to meet at UFC Fight Night “Gustafsson vs. Manuwa.” more