Frankie Edgar thinks a fight against Cub Swanson makes sense. Cub, however, has his sights set on the bigger prize. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight division could be in the midst of a major shakeup if Lorenzo Fertitta and Co. have their way.
After division kingpin Jose Aldo suffered an injury (details), one that forced him out of his title fight against Chad Mendes at UFC 176 on Aug. 2, 2014, Fertitta declared that an interim title fight could be staged this October if "Ju more
In addition, Jeremy Stephens climbs one spot in the 145-pound rankings, despite his defeat.
The official UFC rankings have been updated following the carnage at UFC Fight Night 43, as well as UFC Fight Night 44, the mixed martial arts (MMA) doubleheader that took place last Saturday (June 28, 2014) in New Zealand and San Antonio, respectively.
Full results and wrap up from both events here and here.
Cub Swanson was the big winner of the night, taking down Jeremy Stephens in San Antonio (watch it more
Check out Chris Weidman, Lyoto Machida, Ronda Rousy, Alexis David, BJ Penn, and Frankie Edgar as they share their thoughts on the upcoming fights during the UFC 175/TUF 19 Finale Conference Call with media. more
The rivalry between Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn is a unique one in the realm of combat sports because the two have always kept their fire confined to the Octagon. more
UFC matchmakers Joe Silva and Sean Shelby don’t tell their fighters how to handle their careers. But both UFC executives are happy to offer the same advice to any fighter who joins the company: MMA is not a career; it’s an opportunity.Filed under: Featured, (...) more
I'd like you to meet two-time open class world champion Gabi Garcia ... who has a bone to pick with a certain UFC titleholder.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is confident she can beat any female in the world in a straight-up jiu-jitsu match, according to comments she made last week (read 'em) in advance of her upcoming title fight.
That didn't sit too well with Gabi Garcia.
The hulking behemoth, winner of eight world Brazilian jiu-jitsu championsh more
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The ex-UFC champ has released a letter to fans clarifying that his letter in support of convicted drug dealer Jimmy Cournoyer was "a mistake, my mistake."
Future UFC Hall of Famer Georges St-Pierre got a bit of blow back after a letter he wrote to U.S. criminal authorities in support of his friend and convicted drug king pin Jimmy Cournoyer.
GSP has now posted a jpg of a statement on Facebook calling that letter a mistake.
Here's the text of that statement followed by the imaged document as GSP more
Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has apologized for his support of a friend who was arrested and pleaded guilty to drug-trafficking charges. more