Gleison Tibau will become the lightweight with the most UFC fights Wednesday night, but that’s not the only record he wants.
Tibau, who has built a 13-8 record inside the Octagon since 2006, targets Tito Ortiz’s record of 27 bouts in the UFC, and he wants to surpass that number by the end of 2015.
"This goal keeps me inspired and motivated," Tibau told MMAFighting.com. "I want to break all the records. I want to be the lightweight with most fights and wins in the UFC, and I want to be the fighte more
If nothing else, UFC legend B.J. Penn took home a nice chunk of change for his Sunday night swan song, as the former lightweight champion earned $150,000 in a losing effort at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale, according to figures released to MMAFighting.com by the Nevada Athletic Commission.
An extremely emotional Penn announced his retirement from mixed martial arts following the main event bout, which saw the 35-year-old Hawaiian get outclassed by Frankie Edgar en route to an uncomfortable thir more
Leandro Issa collected two fight night awards, totaling $100,000 in bonuses for his efforts at the TUF 19 Finale on Sunday in Las Vegas, UFC President Dana White announced. more
The fantastic main event title fight between Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida won ‘Fight of the Night’ honours while Ronda Rousey and Rob Font won performance bonuses. Although UFC 175 looked underwhelming on paper, the evening churned out a variety of entertaining battles and impressive stoppages, many of which warranted the $50, 000 bonus.
Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida took part in a fascinating five round thriller that featured a back-and-forth competitive affair to send the crowd home happy more
The UFC kicked off the UFC 175 PPV broadcast with a couple of action-packed fights, the first between Marcus Brimage and Russell Doane, and the second between Uriah Hall and Thiago Santos. The UFC opened up the PPV portion of the UFC 175 fight card with a bantamweight contest between Marcus Brimage and Russell Doane, who fought to a questionable decision.
Russell Doane quickly went to work on the PPV curtain jerker, as he took Marcus Brimage down and proceeded to work for a rear-naked choke. He more
In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes looks at UFC 175, B.J. Penn’s attempt at a comeback, and Chael Sonnen’s fall from grace, plus much more.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more
LAS VEGAS – For UFC women's bantamweight champion [autotag]Ronda Rousey[/autotag], it's easy to understand. She's the best in the world, and there's no one capable of beating her. "I don't think there's any place where anybody's better than me," Rousey told MMAjunkie. more
Back in the win column, The Huntington Beach Bad Boy wants more.
Tito Ortiz submitted Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko in a light heavyweight bout in May, and he’s targeting a return to the cage in November, according to his muay thai coach Rafael Cordeiro.
"He did an excellent fight against Shlemenko," Cordeiro told MMAFighting.com. "He will fight again in November. We don’t know the opponent yet, but he’s already training."
The former UFC light heavyweight champion snapped a more
SAN ANTONIO – Marcelo Guimaraes earned the win over Andy Enz, though the judges nearly took away a rightful victory.Filed under: News, UFC more