SAN ANTONIO – Marcelo Guimaraes earned the win over Andy Enz, though the judges nearly took away a rightful victory.Filed under: News, UFC more
LAS VEGAS -- UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman talks about his special UFC 165 guest, six-year-old legless wrestler from Long Island, Isaiah Bird. For more on Bird, click here. 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
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
LAS VEGAS – In the end, Ronda Rousey got her 50 wings. Chris Weidman got his recognition as a real champion. And the "guy in the truck" -- the one who doubles as the voice in Joe Rogan’s head -- got his answer as to whether or not Rousey would be up for fighting again in a few weeks at UFC 176 in Los Angeles.That answer, to paraphrase Dana White, was, "you’re dead to me you f---cking buffoon." In other words, no, but even that "greatest f--- up ever" that played out in public couldn’t take away 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
The UFC reeled in good ratings for "Read, White and Fight Week," as their UFC 175 prelim ratings were up from UFC 174, while the TUF 19 ratings were down from TUF 18 last December. It has been a good weekend for the UFC on television as the promotion pulled relatively strong numbers for their respective broadcasts.
According to MMAPayout, last Saturday night's UFC 175 prelims drew 1 million viewers on FOX Sports 1, which is up from last month's PPV event, as the UFC 174 prelims drew 784, 000 vie more
Mo' money, mo' problems...
UFC Fight Night 46: "McGregor vs. Brandao" from The O2 in Dublin, Ireland, has officially wrapped, which means it's time for those select fighters who went above and beyond in their respective fights to get a little extra grease for their efforts.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) dished out its standard post-fight monetary bonuses to four of the 20 fighters on the card, and it's probably no surprise who's heading home with a second sack of simoleons.
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Irish television executives’ eyes are smiling after seeing numbers for the live domestic broadcast of Saturday’s Ultimate Fighting Championship card in Dublin. more