For the second time in 24 months, the Ultimate Fighting Championship has been forced to cancel an event. more
Overnight numbers for Saturday night's UFC on FOX 12 show were the second lowest in the series history, but with the main event starting at 9:53 p.m. and the overnights only covering up until 10 p.m.,, the final number would be expected to be considerably higher. The numbers are in for UFC on FOX 12 and the preliminary figures are 2.02 million viewers and an 0.8 in the coveted 18-49 demographic, according to TV By The Numbers.
For the night, FOX and NBC both tied for first place in the key demo more
For the second time in nearly three years, UFC veteran Matt Hamill has announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. more
Ratings were strong across the board for MMA programming this past weekend.The prelims to UFC 175 on Saturday night drew 1 million viewers, the best number for a pay-per-view prelims show so far this year. That wasn't a surprise since UFC 175 was expected to be the year's biggest show so far, and Urijah Faber, who headlined the prelims, was the biggest star to appear this year on the pre-PPV shows on FS 1.The number was slightly ahead of the 936,000 viewers for the prelims of UFC 170 on Feb. 22, more
For the first time ever, the UFC’s digital streaming service UFC FIGHT PASS will broadcast UFC’s Ultimate Media Day live from Las Vegas ahead of the star-studded weekend of fights. more
For the first time in history, the new season of The Ultimate Fighter will feature an all-female cast and will have a UFC championship title on the line. more
Chris Weidman will defend his UFC middleweight title for the second time at UFC 175, and it will be against Lyoto Machida.
Machida is the No. 3-ranked contender at middleweight, and he is undefeated since dropping from light heavyweight. He holds a knockout win over Mark Munoz and a decision victory over Gegard Mousasi. Now he faces his toughest task.
Machida would join BJ Penn and Randy Couture as the only two-division champions in UFC history if he can pull off the upset.
Weidman defeated Ande more
Chris Weidman defended his UFC middleweight title for the second time at UFC 175, winning a unanimous decision over Lyoto Machida.
It was an excellent fight that pushed Weidman further than he had ever gone before. The champion got the nod on all three judges' scorecards to retain the title. With another contender down, who will be next up for Weidman?
At the UFC post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White brought up the name Vitor Belfort. Belfort is currently the No. 2-ranked contend more
The second of two UFC events in the same city in two days ends with the finale for the most-recent season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) on Fox Sports 1. The event will crown two new TUF winners in the middle and light heavyweight divisions. The card is headlined by the third meeting between Frankie Edgar and B.J. Penn.
Will Penn finally get his revenge on Edgar or is 'The Answer' still one step ahead of 'The Prodigy' even at featherweight? I answer these questions and more with my predictions fo more