Back in the win column, The Huntington Beach Bad Boy wants more.
Tito Ortiz submitted Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko in a light heavyweight bout in May, and he’s targeting a return to the cage in November, according to his muay thai coach Rafael Cordeiro.
"He did an excellent fight against Shlemenko," Cordeiro told MMAFighting.com. "He will fight again in November. We don’t know the opponent yet, but he’s already training."
The former UFC light heavyweight champion snapped a more
After his first loss in nine fights, Hacran Dias spent 13 months on the shelf dealing with various ailments. His return to the cage came tonight (Sat., June 28, 2014) on the main card of UFC Fight Night 44 in San Antonio, Texas, in a 145-pound showcase against Ricardo Lamas, himself coming off a loss to Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo.
Quite the welcome back, no?
Dias certainly didn't seem to be suffering from ring rust, walking through some early leg kicks to box Lamas up while landing power s more
The UFC has been putting on more fights than ever in 2014. While the uptick in events has had its drawbacks, MMA fans have been treated to a bunch of great fights.
Following UFC Fight Night 43 and UFC Fight Night 44 on Saturday, the 2014 MMA schedule is half-completed. Before we look forward to a strong finish to the calendar, now is a good time to look back at some of the brightest moments from the past six months.
Yeah, there have been some duds. However, most fights have delivered and kept us more
One of the hottest free agents in MMA is not a man but a woman. That woman is former pro boxing champ and undefeated mixed martial artist Holly Holm.
Holm, who is 7-0, is currently mending a broken arm suffered in April. However, she should be ready to go in the coming months, and the UFC has been pursuing the WMMA star actively, Shaun Al-Shatti of MMA Fighting reports. In the event that the UFC does sign Holm, who should she debut against? Let's take a look at four possibilities for her eventua more
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Gleison Tibau will become the lightweight with the most UFC fights Wednesday night, but that’s not the only record he wants.
Tibau, who has built a 13-8 record inside the Octagon since 2006, targets Tito Ortiz’s record of 27 bouts in the UFC, and he wants to surpass that number by the end of 2015.
"This goal keeps me inspired and motivated," Tibau told MMAFighting.com. "I want to break all the records. I want to be the lightweight with most fights and wins in the UFC, and I want to be the fighte more
After the summer months that featured a number of great performances, MMA fans are looking forward to what the UFC has to offer in the latter part of this year.
With a great lineup already set in place for most of the second half of 2014, the UFC will be looking ahead toward 2015.
But a number of fights should be on the top of the priority list to get done right away. Whether they're added to a card in 2014 or added to an event in 2015, the fights on this list need to get booked as soon as possi more
After suffering his first professional MMA loss, Nick Newell has some harsh words for the referee in his fight with Justin Gaethje.
MMA is a sport of trends, at times much more clearly so than other major sports, as it relies heavily on the tactical evolution of its competitors to win fights. When something starts working, everyone starts using it. People start throwing front kicks, suddenly everyone has one, and don't even get me started on the whole wheel kick phenomenon... But, one of the som more
Ronda Rousey made history by becoming the first MMA fighter to win an ESPY award.
While most MMA fans were obviously tuned into UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Miller, there was the matter of the ESPY awards in Los Angeles. One of the categories for the ESPN-presented ceremony was "Best Female Athlete", with nominees Maya Moore (WNBA), Mikaela Shiffrin (2014 Olympic gold medalist in slalom skiing), Breanna Stewart (UConn college basketball), and UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey.
And t more