UFC 126 had the whole galaxy of stars competing on it. Demetrious Johnson, Chad Mendes and Donald Cerrone all fought on the card…and those folks were on the prelims. Then there was Jake Ellenberger, Jon Jones, Forrest Griffin, Rich Franklin, Vitor Belfort and the man who punted his head into the fifth row, Anderson Silva, the single greatest mixed martial artist in that era (and all eras that stood before it). That’s how deep and luscious the cards were back in those days, just running over with more
It’s no secret that UFC 175 is the biggest event the Ultimate Fighting Championship has put together so far in 2014. The promotion has gone all-in by placing two title fights on one card, as Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey will defend their belts.
UFC is also in a fight of its own. Not against another promotion but rather dwindling pay-per-view figures that have continued into 2014. UFC 175 will be an interesting test of the current strength of the promotion as a whole.
One of the big storylines more
Don't say he didn't warn you.
Donald Cerrone smashed Jim Miller via "Cowboy" head kick in the headlining affair of the UFC Fight Night 45 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place on FOX Sports 1 last Wednesday night (July 16, 2014) inside Revel Resorts in Atlantic City, New Jersey (full results here).
The toe-to-dome knockout marked his fourth win in a row -- and fourth finish -- since coming up lame against Rafael dos Anjos last year in Indianapolis. Despite his torrid winning streak, a more
Conor McGregor was coming into his fight against Diego Brandao with a massive amount of pressure on his shoulders. The UFC is banking on him becoming a massive star, and the Irish competitor lived up to those expectations.
From start to finish he battered Brandao in every position of the contest. While Brandao was a replacement for Cole Miller and far from a high-ranking opponent, McGregor has found himself in a position where he has vaulted himself to prominence in the featherweight division.
The UFC is coming off an immensely successful week, as UFC Fight Night 45 and 46 were able to capture fans' attention and deliver great fights. However, we must now look forward to the upcoming weekend.
UFC on Fox 12 is set to take place Saturday night in San Jose, California. The card is to be headlined by a welterweight showdown between Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown, with the winner earning a title shot at Johny Hendricks.
There are a number of reasons why you shouldn't miss this event. It shou more
Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC Fight Night 43: "Te Huna vs. Marquardt" and UFC Fight Night 44: "Swanson vs. Stephens," both of which will take place this Saturday (June 28, 2014) from Auckland, New Zealand, and San Antonio, Texas, respectively. Best bets, underdogs, favorites and much more!
Strap yourselves in ... this is going to be a long one.
It's mixed martial arts (MMA) all day this Saturday (June 28, 2014) as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to both Aucklan more
AUCKLAND, New Zealand – It takes a special kind of human being to willingly take part in hand-to-hand combat, even if it is of the sporting variety. But even those men and women who take part in such grueling physical tests can often suffer from a lack of self-belief. more
A break to most people would be sipping on a Long Island Iced Tea on a beach somewhere and listening to the ocean waves crash against the shore—not Georges St-Pierre. The former UFC welterweight champ has reportedly been spending his “vacation” time beefing up. St-Pierre has steadily teased at a potential MMA return under the right circumstances. Despite spending time on the sidelines, he has remained true to his otherworldly work ethic.
According to MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani, a beefier versio 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