[autotag]Chael Sonnen[/autotag] remained a fixture in the world of MMA news when the UFC and FOX released him on Monday following a second failed drug test. On Tuesday, UFC President Dana White spoke about the decision he and the UFC were faced with after learning of Sonnen's second failed test. 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
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
A fight between Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero -- two surging middleweights in the UFC -- has been booked for UFC 178, which is set to take place in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Review first reported the bout.
Kennedy has won four fights in a row going back to his Strikeforce days, and is 3-0 in the UFC. He is coming off an impressive one-sided decision victory over Michael Bisping at the TUF Nations Finale in April. Kennedy currently sits at No. 6 on the media driven UFC rankings.
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Gegard Mousasi was not pleased to find out about the UFC 176 cancellation through social media.
Last night the UFC broke the news that UFC 176 was scrubbed from the calendar after failing to find a main event to replace Jose Aldo/Chad Mendes 2. Gegard Mousasi was scheduled to be the co-main event opposite fellow middleweight contender Ronaldo Souza, but that fight along with the rest of the card will be rescheduled across several different UFC shows.
All of this was brand new to Mousasi, who pos more
MMA Fighting has the UFC Fight Night 45 fight card for the Cerrone vs. Miller fight card July 16 at the Revel Casino in Atlantic City, N.J.In the main event, Donald Cerrone will square off against Jim Miller in a lightweight contest. Edson Barboza will battle Evan Dunham in the co-main event.Check out the UFC Fight Night 45 fight card below.Main card (FOX Sports 1 at 9 p.m. ET)Donald Cerrone vs. Jim MillerEdson Barboza vs. Evan DunhamRick Story vs. Leonardo MafraJustin Salas vs. Joe ProctorJohn more
MMA Fighting has the UFC Fight Night 46 fight card for the McGregor vs. Brandao event July 19 at The 02 Arena in Dublin, Ireland.In the main event, Conor McGregor squares off against Diego Brandao in a featherweight contest. Gunnar Nelson will meet Zak Cummings in the co-main event.Check out the UFC Fight Night 46 fight card below.Main card (UFC Fight Pass at 3 p.m. ET)Conor McGregor vs. Diego BrandaoGunnar Nelson vs. Zak CummingsBrad Pickett vs. Ian McCallNorman Parke vs. Naoyuki KotaniUndercar more
The first UFC heavyweight title fight took place all the way back in 1997 between Mark Coleman and Dan Severn. Since that time, the belt has changed hands more than any other division in the UFC.
The heavyweight title is the only UFC title of the original five weight classes that has not been defended more than twice consecutively. There has never been a wildly dominant champion, and that has allowed anyone to have a serious chance to win the belt.
Every champion's reign has to end at some point more
Alexander Gustafsson will be training at Alliance MMA for his light-heavyweight title rematch with champion Jon Jones at UFC 178. more