Shine Fights allows fan to play matchmaker for Sept. 10 lightweight tourney


  • Share on Tumblr
  • submit to reddit

(This story first ran at PressConnects.com) BALTIMORE — At 26 years old, UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones admits it is difficult even for him to realize he could soon be considered the best fighter in the history of mixed martial arts. But it’s a reality (…)

view original article >>

Related News

  • 19 days ago
  • 55 views

Fans can also turn back the clock and check out the first seven Invicta FC events as part of their Fight Pass subscription. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing Invicta Fighting Championship (Invicta FC), the industry's only all-female mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, to the Fight Pass digital network with its first live event on Sept. 6, 2014, inside Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri.
The full fight card will include a pair of title fights, but no Cris Cyborg (yet), w more

  • 29 days ago
  • 15 views

UFC 175 is looking to have some awesome matchups that will provide some great entertainment for UFC fans.
Chris Weidman is coming off back-to-back wins versus Anderson Silva and is looking to take on a well-rounded fighter in Lyoto Machida. Ronda Rousey is putting her undefeated record on the line against a very tough Alexis Davis.
Which fighters do you think will win?
Watch Adam Lefkoe and Jeremy Botter discuss these upcoming battles in the Octagon.
Highlights courtesy of UFC.Read more MMA news more

  • 28 days ago
  • 26 views

Demian Maia will return to the Octagon next month.
Maia will square off against Mike Pyle in a welterweight contest at UFC Fight Night 49 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on Aug. 23, according to UFC officials Tuesday night.
The Brazilian jiu-jitsu specialist has won three of his past five fights, including a unanimous decision win over Alexander Yakovlev at TUF: Brazil 3 on May 31.
Pyle has won four of his past five fights, including a third-round TKO of T.J. Waldburger at UFC 170 on Feb. 22.
more

  • 27 days ago
  • 25 views

In a rarity, fans wanting to go to the weigh-ins for UFC Fight Night 46 later this month may need a little luck o’ the Irish on their side.Filed under: News more

  • 27 days ago
  • 78 views

An intriguing lightweight matchup has been added to the UFC’s return to Japan, as Takanori Gomi meets Myles Jury.Filed under: News, UFC more

  • 27 days ago
  • 34 views

When thinking about competitors who lack experience inside the Octagon, prospects come to mind.
However, some of the best fighters in the world have only had a couple of UFC bouts. A select few, such as Eddie Alvarez, have never even competed on the biggest stage in MMA.
While it's not easy to climb the ranks in smaller promotions, highly ranked UFC newcomers can fight their way to a championship rather quickly. Right now, multiple fighters with less than four UFC appearances are set to compete more

  • 26 days ago
  • 48 views

LAS VEGAS – Matt Mitrione’s mentor, UFC veteran Chris Lytle, has constantly reminded him that things won’t truly click in his MMA career until his 10th fight under the UFC banner.Filed under: News, UFC more

  • 24 days ago
  • 21 views

Tonight, in the main event of UFC 175, Chris Weidman fights Lyoto Machida for the middleweight title. One of the staples of Weidman's wrestling game is his snatch single. This episode of Coach Mike's 'Puttin' in Work' explains how Weidman his his snatch singles, and various ways he can finish it. more

  • 24 days ago
  • 51 views

UFC 175 lived up to the hype with two outstanding title fights as both American Champions successfully defended their titles. UFC 175 was a card of exceeded expectations as both Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey defended in memorable title fights. It provided an amazing close to a solid night of fights.
One of the key take aways from this card won't be about who won or lost, but simple numbers. We are more than half a year into the UFC's 50+ event year and the number of PPV buys and TV ratings in N more