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
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
UFC 175's co-main event features a UFC women's bantamweight championship match.
Champion Ronda Rousey puts the gold and her undefeated record on the line against No. 2-ranked contender Alexis Davis.
Davis earned the fight with five straight victories. Three of those wins came inside the Octagon against Rosi Sexton, Liz Carmouche and Jessica Eye. Now she faces the stiffest test in her MMA career.
Rousey has been the most dominant champion in the UFC, but Davis is her most well-rounded opponent to more
Up for the challenge to handle Lyoto Machida's A-game, Chris Weidman retained his middleweight belt by outlasting the former light heavyweight champ in a unanimous-decision victory (49-45, 48-47, 49-46) in the main event of UFC 175 on Saturday in Las Vegas.
Weidman, who went the distance for the fourth time in his career and the first time since his win over Demian Maia, grounded a slippery Machida five times and outstruck the cunning Brazilian, 90-63.
The win ran The All-American's overall reco more
Video: Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey believes she can become a female version of WWE superstar-turned-Hollywood actor "The Rock," following her run in mixed martial arts (MMA). more
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Women's Bantamweight Champion, Ronda Rousey, continues to pile up the hardware.
"Rowdy" was honored earlier this evening (Weds., July 16, 2014) at the 2014 ESPYs Awards, "which celebrates the year's best athletes and moments in sports." It marks the first-time ever that a UFC fighter has earned such a major nod at the annual awards show, proving once again that the undefeated female mixed martial arts (MMA) sensation is the promotion's hott more
UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey already owns a shiny belt and an Olympic bronze medal in Judo. Now she gets to add a fancy trophy to her shelf after taking the ESPY Award for 2014's Top Female Athlete. Rousey beat out 2014 Olympic gold medalist in Slalom Mikaela Shiffrin, University of Connecticut Guard Breanna Stewart and WNBA star Maya Moore. She earned the prize for her impressive run over the last 12 months, which has seen her take three dominant wins over Miesha Tate, Sara Mc more
Takasuke Kume will be fighting for the organization’s lightweight title for the third time when he faces off against A Sol Kwon at Road FC 17. more
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey was a featured guest for the recent SportsCenter special "In Focus With Hannah Storm," which goes beyond the nuts and bolts of standard mixed martial arts (MMA) interviews and revealed a softer side to the undefeated judoka. For more on the budding Hollywood actress including her potential Octagon return date click here. more