Some have dinged the UFC recently for what is perceived to be a watering down of the product. At UFC 175 on Saturday, the company gave fans a card that more than delivered.
The co-main events featured two title defenses, with Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey both retaining their championships.
That's where the similarities ended, though, as Rousey knocked out Alexis Davis in 16 seconds, while Weidman relied on the judges to give him a unanimous victory.
Their victories presented some immediate que more
Questions swirled around UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman following his two wins over Anderson Silva, but he answered them on Saturday night at UFC 175. more
In a night punctuated by a string of upsets, Chris Camozzi had some less than kind words for his opponent Bruno Santos, after Camozzi dropped a split decision loss.
Not everyone can be classy in defeat. Chris Camozzi showed a distinct lack of takedown defense in his split decision loss to grinding wrestle/grappler Bruno Santos. Most particularly, Camozzi showed the ability to go for jumping knees and switch knees as takedown defense time and again. Each time Camozzi threw the rear knee, he got t more
LAS VEGAS – B.J. Penn and Lyoto Machida headline different shows for the UFC this weekend. Although they’re now four weight classes apart, back in 2005, the two fought each other in Japan. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos more
At RFA 15 in June, the MMA world was given a rare opportunity courtesy of Daniel Aguiar. The Brazilian talks about his DQ loss for “timidity” with MMAjunkie.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News more
The US Men's soccer team faced Belgium for the right to play Argentina in the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup. Here's how the MMA world watched and reacted to the game.
It's been a great ride so far for the United States in this FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Yes, their record stands as 1-1-1, including the 1-0 loss to Germany last game, but their goal difference was good enough to see themselves through to the 2nd round ahead of Portugal.
Standing in the way of an American appearance in the quar more
We answer your #themmahour questions on anything and everything going on in the MMA world. more
Before every fight card, mixed martial arts (MMA) fans toggle between possible scenarios and what to expect days before it all unfolds in front of their eyes. Probable outcomes, distinguishable facts and head-scratching theories are all part of the mystique that surrounds the fights on any given night. We ask ourselves the same questions … and try to uncover different answers.
The memory remains.
UFC 175: "Weidman vs. Machida" takes place this weekend (Sat., July 5, 2014), invading Mandalay Bay more
James Moontasri was thrust into the UFC spotlight against Joe Ellenberger at UFC Fight Night “Swanson vs. Stephens.” more