Jon Fitch talks about why he wouldn't be surprised to see the UFC fixing fights, his unique cryptocurrency sponsorship and his take on oversaturation in MMA.
Jon Fitch is fighting in the co-main event of this weekend's World Series of Fighting 11 card, which is airing for the first time on NBC, live on July 5th at 4pm ET/ 1pm PT. Our own Steph Daniels got an exclusive interview with him for Bloody Elbow covering everything from his crowd funded sponsorship by a cryptocurrency to his thoughts abo more
This is the TUF 19 Finale live blog for Justin Scoggins vs. Dustin Ortiz, a flyweight bout at Sunday night's UFC event at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.Scoggins, who is 2-0 during his UFC career and 9-0 overall, will face Ortiz, who has won two of his past three events, on the main card.Check out the TUF 19 Finale live blog below.Round 1:Round 2:Round 3: more
LAS VEGAS – Putting in a ton of work both on the feet and on the ground, Dustin Ortiz survived a dicey moment in the first round to hand Justin Scoggins his first loss. Ortiz (14-3 MMA, 3-1 UFC) had to fend off a solid armbar from Scoggins (9-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) in the first, (...) more
In a bout most experts saw as the potential fight of the night, flyweights Justin Scoggins and Dustin Ortiz opened The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale and didn't disappoint, putting on a scintillating bout of action that never slowed for a second.
In the first frame, Scoggins seemed to be getting controlled early, but Scoggins maneuvered for position underneath, locking up an armbar that seemed just moments away from inducing a tap from Ortiz. The Duke Roufus product hung on, however, but the two spe more
For Gilbert Melendez, the ultimate prize may be off in the distance, but he has never taken his mind off the UFC lightweight title. He will have his shot against Anthony Pettis at the UFC's 2014 year-end event in December.
The UFC contender and former, longtime Strikeforce champion has been out of action since defeating Diego Sanchez in an instant classic at UFC 166 in October, but the motivation for the Skrap Pack representative's hiatus have been just.
His next bout will be for the lightweight more
TUF 19 cast member Cathal Pendred talks about his experience on the show and his UFC Fight Night Dublin bout against Mike King. more
UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis talks about coaching TUF 20, his first title defense and his campaign to get on a Wheaties box. more
Manny Gamburyan talks about why he wants to switch weight classes and his teammate Ronda Rousey's upcoming title defense at UFC 175. more
UFC heavyweight Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva revealed on The MMA Hour that he will undergo surgery to remove a pituitary gland tumour.
After undergoing shoulder surgery earlier in the year, Antonio Silva will once again go under the knife, this time to remove a pituitary gland tumour. Acromegaly is a disease that Silva has battled with in the past, and this is not the first time he has had this sort of surgery.
"I will have to do the surgery again after my next fight, and then I will be cleared to tr more