LAS VEGAS -- BJ Penn talks about his return to the UFC against Frankie Edgar at TUF 19 finale on Sunday, Dana White's recent comments about his future, his drop to featherweight, why he's in such a good place, and why he may retire even after a win. more
At UFC 175, No. 3 middleweight contender Lyoto Machida will attempt to strip the championship title away from the division’s reigning champion, Chris Weidman. With the win, the Brazilian would set himself up to become the third mixed martial artist in UFC history to acquire a belt from two separate divisions. However, Machida’s opportunity to wrest the title away from Weidman does not come without its own set of challenges. Weidman is a NCAA Division I All-American wrestler who has transitioned more
With his first anniversary as UFC middleweight champion approaching, it sounds as though Chris Weidman has made peace with never getting the credit he deserves.
It’s hard to believe anyone would doubt him leading up to his UFC 175 showdown with Lyoto Machida—a fight exactly 364 days removed from the first time he toppled Anderson Silva and took a hammer to our delicate sensibilities—yet some fans remain unimpressed.
There was enough weirdness during his two 2013 victories over Silva that those p more
Consider the gauntlet thrown down.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight contender Cub Swanson is not going to start begging for title shots following his five-round win over Jeremy Stephens last Saturday night (June 28, 2014) in the main event of UFC Fight Night 44 (replay).
That's just fine with Chan Sung Jung.
"The Korean Zombie" rose from his digital grave in the wake of the FOX Sports 1 festivities, asking telling Swanson to step up and prove his mettle in a 145-pound showdown more
T.P. Grant shares his perspective on the UFC doubleheader to close out June. The UFC ended June with a doubleheader that featured the kind of depleted cards that makes cynics out of even the most rabid MMA fans. It was a lot of prospects getting work and very few fights that mattered in title pictures, in two events that wouldn't combine into one passable night of fights. Even with that said, it is still MMA and there was fun to be had and things to discuss.
Thoughts on the fights: Cub Swanson a more
SAN ANTONIO – After outpointing Andrew Craig on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 44, Cezar Ferreira still wants a rematch with the last man to beat him in the octagon.Filed under: News, UFC more
As a reminder, “Countdown to UFC 175,” the latest installment of the UFC’s official preview show, debuts tonight.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos more
Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens earned "Fight of the Night" honours for their five-round main event battle, while Carlos Diego Ferreira and Ray Borg both won performance bonuses for their submission wins on the prelims. The UFC's second fight card of the day may not have had as many stoppages as it's predecessor, but overall it was an entertaining night of fights that featured some entertaining scraps and a few slick submissions to boot.
While most fans and pundits did not expect the main event more
Cub Swanson likely punched his ticket to a UFC featherweight championship fight on Saturday night. See how Twitter reacted to his win over Jeremy Stephens. Filed under: News, UFC more