The UFC has signed one of the top fighters at 135 lbs.
While the signings of Thomas Almeida and Scott Askham made big news last week, the UFC has also recently picked up one of the best women's bantamweight talents in the world today. Undefeated Invicta FC champion Lauren Murphy has been signed to take on former UFC title challenger Sara McMann at UFC Fight Night Bangor. The UFC made the fight official on Thursday. Murphy had been quietly campaigning for her release from her Invicta contract, to more
Considered to be one of the most aggressive fighters ever to compete in Brazilian Vale Tudo, Ebenezer Fontes Braga has fought some of the biggest names in the sport, including Dan Severn, Kazushi Sakuraba, Forrest Griffin and Kevin Randleman. more
Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes said back in February that he'd be surprised to see fellow former champion Georges St-Pierre actually make a return to the Octagon. Now, Hughes is urging his former rival to make his competitive hiatus permanent.
"The UFC would hate me saying this but I'm going to say it anyway," Hughes told Canada.com (via MMA Mania). "If I was GSP, I'd probably hang them up. Here I am a guy that lost my (last) two fights and I'd love to get back in there (to finish more
This Saturday is going to mark one of the most highly anticipated top-contender bouts of the year.
As two of the very best welterweight brawlers on the planet, Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown are going to wage war for what can end up being five death-defying rounds.
But considering each threat to the title encompasses their own stockpile of finishing ability, don't count on this one ending up in the judges' hands.
With their own game plans in check and their respective win streaks on the line, Lawl more
Lyoto Machida spoke with the media on Wednesday about his upcoming middleweight title fight against champion Chris Weidman and mentioned the possibility of fighting at welterweight. more
Former opponents Matt Hughes and Dennis Hallman trade a few shots on twitter.
Dennis Hallman is currently set to compete at WSOF 11 against Jon Fitch, but the former UFC fighter had a brief run in with a former opponent on social media. Ben Saunders tweeted about Hallman defeating Hughes twice in his career, and the former UFC champion didn't take kindly to being reminded about it. Check out their twitter exchange: Headin 2 Daytona to help out @DennisHallman . A damn Legend in the sport! Submitt more
Dominick Cruz was once considered one of the best pound-for-pound fighters on the face of the planet. Victories over former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber, current UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and flyweight contender Joseph Benavidez cemented Cruz as the best bantamweight fighter in the world. His two knee surgeries effectively removed him from the "pound-for-pound best" conversation. A groin injury suffered before a title unification bout with former UFC bantamweight champ more
One of the most well-traveled journeymen in mixed martial arts will fight for the first time in 2014 at UFC 178. The promotion announced on Sunday via its official website that a welterweight fight between Brian Ebersole and John “Doomsday” Howard has been added to the stacked September 27th event in Las Vegas. Ebersole, who trains out of Tiger Muay Thai, made his UFC debut in 2011 after 62 professional fights and won his first four bouts before suffering back-to-back decision losses to James He more
Long considered one of the most dangerous pure strikers in MMA, Melvin Manhoef found himself on the recieving end of a brutal knockout. more