Then came a pair of devastating wins over Anderson Silva and well, it sounds like Franklin is boarding the "All American" Express. Choo! Choo! "I tell you what, I wasn't a big Weidman believer at first, but looking at the second Anderson Silva fight, he looked great and had a solid gameplan. Lyoto & Anderson have this great ability to elude punches and draw you into their game. Lyoto is obviously a bit different than Anderson and he is a bigger fighter, and size hasn't played a big role in the A more
Rich Franklin knows that he needs to pull the trigger soon if he wants one last UFC bout.
Rich Franklin is a former UFC middleweight champion and a long-time "at the ready" guy for the promotion. He was willing to bounce between middleweight and light heavyweight and take catchweight bouts against seemingly all comers.
He's also been out of competition since his brutal KO loss to Cung Le in November of 2012.
Now an executive for Asian MMA promotion ONE FC, Franklin has a fight left on his UFC co more
The UFC president spoke on Fox Sports 1 about the decision to fire the fighter and announcer that he had openly speculated could take his place just last month.
Here's what UFC bossman Dana White said on some UFC related show on Fox Sports 1 tonight about firing announcer Chael Sonnen -- who was pulled off Saturday's UFC 175 card after failing a urine test for banned substances, then retired as an MMA fighter and was fired as an announcer Monday after it was revealed a blood test caught ANOTHER more
The decision to terminate Chael Sonnen's broadcasting services agreement was a simple one to UFC president Dana White, but it wasn't an easy one. more
And according to the war veteran, Sonnen left his employers with "no choice."
If retired Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) attraction Chael Sonnen was hoping to get some love from his FOX friends after the network unceremoniously dumped him last night (June 30, 2014), he may have to lean on Kenny Florian or perhaps even Karyn Bryant.
He won't be getting much sympathy from fellow analyst Brian Stann. "@AverageJoeArt: @BrianStann do you think UFC/FOX making an example of Chael is just?" Yes, ab more
After a false start, Johnny Case is ready to begin his UFC career.
Case will meet fellow lightweight Kazuki Tokudome at UFC Fight Night 52 on Sept. 20 at the Saitma Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.
Just days after Case agreed to fight Joe Ellenberger at UFC Fight Night 44 in June, he failed a pre-fight eye test and was pulled from the fight. The UFC then paid for him to have LASIK eye surgery and he is now good to go.
A member of Alliance MMA i more
Video: Lorenzo Fertitta (via YouTube) explains to FOX Sports why he had no other option but to postpone UFC 176, which was set to go down on Aug. 2, 2014, after Jose Aldo suffered a neck injury that forced him out of his title fight vs. Chad Mendes. more
The UFC's decision to cancel UFC 176 left co-headliner Gegard Mousasi a little frustrated.
Mousasi, who was scheduled to fight Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza on Aug. 2 in Los Angeles, took to Facebook to voice his displeasure with the way yesterday's news broke: On Wednesday, Mousasi's manager Nima Safapour explained his client's stance:
"Zuffa reached out to us in advance shortly before the media became aware that the event was postponed," he said. "However, due to the time zone differences between Hol more
Because the bottom line ... is the bottom line.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones is no stranger to fighting in Canada, having recently defended his 205-pound strap in Toronto on a couple of occasions against Lyoto Machida (UFC 140) and Vitor Belfort (UFC 152).
And yes, even Alexander Gustafsson (UFC 165).
But now that UFC has ordered a second go-round between "Bones" and "The Mauler," which could prove to be the promotion's most lucrative pay-per-view (PPV more