UFC Fight Night "Swanson vs. Stephens" averaged 704,000 viewers on Fox Sports 1 on Saturday night, according to a tvbythenumbers.com report. more
A big drop for the UFC and Fox Sports 1 in the ratings department as Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens (and the supporting cast) were unable to pull in significant viewing numbers
Last week was the first ever headlining spot for Cub Swanson and just the second for Jeremy Stephens. Swanson took an entertaining unanimous decision over Stephens in San Antonio to earn (likely) a title shot against the Jose Aldo/Chad Mendes winner. Unfortunately for Cub, his main event debut did not produce good rating more
FOX Sports 1 celebrated the July 4th holiday weekend as never before with Red, White & Fight Week, a massive dose of UFC programming, highlighted by the UFC 175 Prelims and The Ultimate Fighter Season 19 Finale. more
A recap of the action from rounds four through six of the Showtime pay-per-view bout between Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara.
Saul "Canelo" Alvarez didn't have a perfect start to his Showtime pay-per-view bout with Erislandy Lara. In fact, Lara may well have won the first three rounds of the bout.
Canelo started to get things going in his direction quite well in round four and five as he poured on a vicious body attack that started to keep Lara from engaging and turn his movement and pot-shot more
With the recent cancellation of UFC 176, the organization next heads to pay-per-view on Aug. 30 with UFC 177. Check out a video preview of the night’s headlining title fight and rematch.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos more
Considered to be one of the most aggressive fighters ever to compete in Brazilian Vale Tudo, Ebenezer Fontes Braga has fought some of the biggest names in the sport, including Dan Severn, Kazushi Sakuraba, Forrest Griffin and Kevin Randleman. more
They are back.
Anderson Silva, arguably one of the greatest MMA fighters of all times, will return to the Octagon against former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas, Nev. UFC president Dana White announced the match-up Tuesday.
Silva vs. Diaz will reportedly be a middleweight bout and headline a UFC pay-per-view card on Super Bowl weekend, but they have yet to announce the venue.
Silva (33-6) who had the longest UFC win streak snapped by a pair of losses to Chris more
Nick and Nate Diaz appear willing to continue their battle with the UFC over fighter pay as long as it takes after both used social media to make their continued complaints clear.
Nick Diaz and brother Nate Diaz are in a very unique situation in the modern mixed martial arts world. Where the UFC has failed in creating compelling, high drawing stars, the Diaz brothers--Nick especially--remain "mainstream attractions." This may be in large part due to antics that some find tasteless or objectionab more
Although the UFC and FOX Sports have severed ties with the fighter/broadcaster, Chael Sonnen will remain a part of the Aug. 9 Metamoris 4 grappling event.Filed under: News, UFC more