Saturday night, Chris Weidman continued to stake his claim as one of the best fighters in the world. In an exciting five-round war, Weidman was able to hold off Lyoto Machida, via unanimous decision.
It was Weidman's second title defense, with his first being a rematch win over Anderson Silva. It has established Weidman as a star in the UFC and a guy who could potentially become the pound-for-pound king at some point.
So, who is next for the middleweight champ, whenever he returns? Let's take a more
Dominick Cruz was once considered one of the best pound-for-pound fighters on the face of the planet. Victories over former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber, current UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and flyweight contender Joseph Benavidez cemented Cruz as the best bantamweight fighter in the world. His two knee surgeries effectively removed him from the "pound-for-pound best" conversation. A groin injury suffered before a title unification bout with former UFC bantamweight champ 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
This Saturday is going to mark one of the most highly anticipated top-contender bouts of the year.
As two of the very best welterweight brawlers on the planet, Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown are going to wage war for what can end up being five death-defying rounds.
But considering each threat to the title encompasses their own stockpile of finishing ability, don't count on this one ending up in the judges' hands.
With their own game plans in check and their respective win streaks on the line, Lawl more
UFC on Fox 12 delivered on Saturday evening.
The main card was four fights of high-level action. We saw quality performances that sent the winners into title contention across several divisions. However, the undercard also performed mightily.
There were eight fights on the undercard with four being seen on UFC Fight Pass and the second four starting the action on Fox. One was the smallest platform for fighters to be seen inside the Octagon, and the other was the biggest.
Seven of the eight fight 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
One of the sport's brightest prospects takes on one of Japan's most decorated champions.
I guess he got tired of waiting for Nate Diaz to answer the phone.
Undefeated 155-pound sensation Myles Jury has been paired off against former PRIDE lightweight champion Takanori Gomi for the UFC Fight Night 52: "Hunt vs. Nelson" mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Fight Pass, which is scheduled for Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, on Sept. 20, 2014.
FOX Sports reported the pending match up on Wednesday more
Watch the World Series of Fighting 11: Gaethje vs. Newell fights streaming live on MMAWeekly.com on Saturday, July 5, beginning with the prelims at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT and the main card at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT from Daytona Beach, Fla. more
Join us tonight on Bloody Elbow for live head-to-toe coverage of UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida.
UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman meets the mystical Lyoto Machida atop tonight's UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida pay-per-view (PPV) from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the second title bout of the evening, women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will put her strap on the line against Alexis Davis in the fight card's co-main event. Also on the docket: heavyweights Matt Mi more