Don’t expect Brian Stann to come to the defense of his former opponent and colleague Chael Sonnen.
The retired middleweight and Fox UFC analyst was asked on Twitter Monday if he thought Sonnen’s firing was “just," and he said he thinks it was. According to Shaun Al-Shatti of MMA Fighting, Sonnen, who tested positive for a total of five banned substances in his two recent random drug tests, was terminated by the UFC and Fox Sports this week. The former United States Marine has been a consummate p more
This week marks 5 years since the historic UFC 100: Lesnar vs. Mir 2. The Bloody Elbow staff share some of their favorite moments from an unforgettable event.
Mookie Alexander: This Friday marks the 5 year anniversary of UFC 100, which stands to date as the biggest card the UFC has ever done and the most successful PPV in the sport's history.
You had Brock Lesnar and GSP on the same card, Dan Henderson's signature KO of Michael Bisping, Alan Belcher and Sexyama slugging it out, and Jon Fitch giv more
UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve is in good spirits after suffering an episode backstage at UFC 175 that left him unable to fight Matt Mitrione. Filed under: News, UFC more
As Bloody Elbow continues to look back at UFC 100, we examine what has since transpired for all of the night's combatants.
Tomorrow marks the 5th year anniversary of UFC 100. It remains to date the highest selling PPV in MMA history, the biggest show that UFC has ever put on, and arguably the top-to-bottom deepest card they've produced. The historical significance and quality of the show is something that seems untouchable given the irreplaceable star power of Brock Lesnar and Georges St-Pierre, more
Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar proved he's still a force to be reckoned with at 145 pounds with his thrashing of BJ Penn at The Ultimate Fighter Season 19 Finale last week, but are there any matchups that would convince him to shed a couple extra pounds?
According to an interview with Bloody Elbow, "The Answer" would consider a catchweight bout with ex-WEC featherweight titleholder Urijah Faber, who now competes at bantamweight, if the stars aligned. Edgar said, "135 might be a st more
It looks like Stefan Struve will return to the Octagon after all.
The 7-foot-tall heavyweight from the Netherlands was pulled from his scheduled bout against Matt Mitrione at UFC 175 on July 5 after suffering a fainting spell in his locker room during warmups.
Since Struve was returning from more than a year out of action after being diagnosed with a heart condition, speculation that this would spell the end of Struve's career was near-instantaneous.
But on Monday's edition of the MMA Hour, Stru more
Amanda Nunes sees her bout with former top contender Cat Zingano as a chance to cut in line, and once there, she has total confidence that she’ll be the one to dethrone UFC champion Ronda Rousey.Filed under: News, UFC more
Last week, the fifth anniversary of the high point of MMA in the United States came and went, without all that much fanfare.
July 11 marked the anniversary of UFC 100, a show that at the time felt like a significant step in a long journey.Today, it might be even more significant. It may not have been a new level in a long journey. It may have been the peak moment of the trip.
UFC has promoted a number of big fights and big shows over the last five years. But nothing they’ve done has reached even more
At this point, Vitor Belfort’s title shot against UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman appears to be a foregone conclusion, at least from the UFC’s side.Filed under: News, UFC more