For the second time in nearly three years, UFC veteran Matt Hamill has announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. more
After a triumphant return to the Octagon in April after two years on the sidelines, the injury bug has once again bit welterweight Thiago Alves, who has been forced out of his August 23 bout... more
Stefane Struve was supposed to return to the UFC after a 16-month absence from the sport at UFC 175 on Saturday against Matt Mitrione, but his comeback will have to wait. more
Stefan Struve waited nearly 16 months to return to the Octagon. Ultimately though, it wasn't to be, as the seven-foot Dutchman, who last August was diagnosed with a leaking aortic valve as well as an enlarged heart, collapsed backstage at UFC 175, leading to the last-second cancellation of his pay-per-view fight against Matt Mitrione.
"Tonight, during my warm up prior to my scheduled fight with Matt Mitrione at UFC 175, I began experiencing discomfort and anxiety," Struve explained to MMAFightin more
Cat Zingano looks to make her long awaited return at UFC 178
It's been over a year since Cat Zingano last stepped into the cage. In the meantime, she's been sidelined by an ACL tear and later a torn meniscus for over a year. Compounded with intense personal tragedy following the death of her husband, Mauricio Zingano, Cat's return to action feels like a much more important event than your normal story about a fighter coming off a long injury layoff. She was the no. 1 contender to the bantamweigh more
UFC fans have grown spoiled over the years.
This is not debatable. It is fact. Diehard fans of any sport will find a way to argue anything, and I am being quite literal in my usage of the term "literal."
You have a personal list of your own favorite fighters? You can be certain that someone is waiting around the bend, salivating for a chance to tell you why you are a wrong-headed idiot. There is no such thing as personal preference in fandom, because your preference might be different than the g more
UFC welterweight competitor Tarec Saffiedine has been on the sidelines since January but believes he will be fit to return to the octagon in September. Tarec Saffiedine may have been on the sidelines for the better part of the past six months, but he certainly is not looking for any warm-up fights when he makes his return to the octagon.
The former Strikeforce welterweight champion has been out of competition since a January win over Hyun Gyu Lim in Singapore. Twice the welterweight was slotted 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
Famed Japanese lightweight Shinya Aoki discusses his disappointing featherweight debut and preparing for his first fight in Dubai against Kamal Shalorus. After what he considered to be a disappointing debut at featherweight, Shinya Aoki is back at 155lb, where he will meet UFC veteran Kamal Shalorus in the Iranian's One FC debut.
The famed submission specialist has been placed in one of the feature fights of the promotion's debut event in the Middle East region. Although the country he will be v more