One of the biggest questions Saturday night's UFC on FOX was to answer was, if you take a fight between legitimate top contenders that almost guarantees fireworks, but neither is a top-tier star, are there enough serious fans where it moves the ratings needle?
An important question was going to be answered for the UFC this past weekend. It wasn't just who was going to challenge Johny Hendricks for the welterweight title, although that was the key question of the night. It was: even if the names more
Lightweight bouts between Bobby Green and Abel Trujillo, as well asMichael Johnson and Josh Thomson are no more. more
The UFC has signed two more women’s strawweight prospects, and they’ll meet later this month in California. Joanna Jedrzejczyk will meet Juliana Carneiro Lima in San Jose.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
The UFC has signed one of the top fighters at 135 lbs.
While the signings of Thomas Almeida and Scott Askham made big news last week, the UFC has also recently picked up one of the best women's bantamweight talents in the world today. Undefeated Invicta FC champion Lauren Murphy has been signed to take on former UFC title challenger Sara McMann at UFC Fight Night Bangor. The UFC made the fight official on Thursday. Murphy had been quietly campaigning for her release from her Invicta contract, to more
A highly anticipated lightweight contest has been scrapped, as Michael Johnson has been forced to withdraw from a planned UFC on FOX 12 bout with Josh Thomson.Filed under: News, UFC more
UFC lightweight Michael Johnson (15-8 MMA, 7-4 UFC) has pulled out of his fight with Josh Thomson (20-6 MMA, 3-2 UFC) at UFC on Fox 12 with an injury. MMAJunkie.com reported the news on Friday. Update: UFC.com has reported that Bobby Green will be stepping up on short-notice to face Thomson. Green was originally slated to face Abel Trujillo, in a fight that was moved from UFC 176 to UFC Fight Night 47 in Bangor, Maine.
The card, which is headlined by a welterweight showdown between top contender more
Josh Thomson talks with the media at UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose about his near retirement and the rigors of preparing for his fight with Bobby Green. more
UFC on Fox 12 hits San Jose, California, on Saturday, and the world will be watching one of the most exciting main events of the year.
No. 1-ranked welterweight contender Robbie Lawler takes on No. 5-ranked Matt Brown with a title shot on the line.
In the co-main event, No. 5-ranked light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson battles veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.
The 24 fighters competing on the card must first stand on the scale Friday to make weight. The weigh-ins will begin at 7 p.m. ET o more
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira believes his bout with Anthony “Rumble” Johnson at UFC on Fox 12 is the “perfect matchup” to reintroduce himself as one of the premier contenders at 205 pounds.
After being sidelined for over a year with a lingering back injury, the MMA legend will make his long-awaited UFC return on Saturday night at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. When speaking with Bleacher Report, the man known as “Lil Nog” could hardly contain his excitement to finally be able to fight again more