An event that is expected to feature a lightweight title fight between division champion Anthony Pettis taking on Gilbert Melendez. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is already putting the wheels in motion for its 2014 year-end pay-per-view (PPV) extravaganza; but it won't actually happen this year.
According to MMA Junkie, UFC 182 is scheduled to take place on Jan 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. That's because the Zuffa-owned promotion opted against hosting an ev more
The Ultimate Fighting Championship is set to stage an event in Brazil on Oct. 25, according to a report from Globo.com this week. more
Cub Swanson was victorious against Jeremy Stephens in his return to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night “Swanson vs. Stephens,” but wasted little time making clear what’s next on his agenda. more
AUCKLAND, New Zealand – What looked like a well-planned 2014 for the UFC’s Canadian team is now anything but, as a pair of shows intended for the country are no longer sure things.Filed under: News, UFC more
Although the UFC had seemed to lay out its plans for 2014 in Canada early this year, two of the planned pay-per-view dates in the Great White North appear to be in flux. more
But to be fair, I probably would have done likewise.
If you stick your finger in Chael Sonnen's mouth during the course of a wrestling match, he will bite it.
That's according to the "shady" UFC Tonight co-host, who weighed in on the recent kerfuffle involving Uruguayan soccer star Luis Suarez, who was banned for nine games (and four months) by FIFA for biting an opponent during the World Cup on Wednesday.
His words: "Lets start with what happened on the soccer field. To bite someone in the cour more
Less than a month after retiring from mixed martial arts, Chael Sonnen will make his debut for Brazilian jiu-jitsu promotion Metamoris on Aug. 9. more
The Silva/Barnett war-of-words doesn't appear to be slowing down anytime soon.
Antonio Silva wants to throw down with Josh Barnett inside the Octagon, but "The Warmaster" isn't interested, as he has his sights set on bigger and better fights, ones that actually make sense.
Plus, Barnett doesn't want "Bigfoot," a guy he isn't too fond of, to make any make any money or gain further ground in mixed martial arts (MMA) at his expense.
But according to an amused Silva, Barnett's reason for not accepti more
It's been a little over a week since former Strikeforce founder Scott Coker replaced Bjorn Rebney as the president of operations for Bellator MMA. And while things remain quiet as Viacom plots out the future for what has already been referred to as "Bellator 2.0," Coker offered fight fans a sneak preview on Thursday, posting a letter on Bellator.com that can be seen in its entirety below. Dear Bellator Nation,
I wanted to take a moment and tell you all how excited I am to be a part of the Bellat more