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
UFC 175: “Weidman vs. Machida” took place this past weekend (Sat., July 5, 2014) from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, and it’s safe to say we learned a lot about the champions who headlined the card. Check it out below.
UFC 175: "Weidman vs. Machida" is in the books, and it turned out to be quite the spectacle.
There were calls for concerns when looking at the fight card on paper, but the main and co-main events did more than just deliver, as Chris Weidman defended his title aga more
The 2014 UFC Fan Expo took place this past weekend as part of UFC International Fight Week. Check out the sights and familiar faces who were part of the fan festival and expo.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos more
UFC on FOX 12: “Lawler vs. Brown” took place this past weekend (Sat., July 26, 2014) from SAP Center in San Jose, California, with Robbie Lawler set to challenge Johny Hendricks for the second time after beating Matt Brown. Check it out below.
UFC on FOX 12: "Lawler vs. Brown" is in the books, continuing the recent run of good form from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) when it comes to free fight cards.
The main event saw Robbie Lawler defeat Matt Brown by unanimous decision, winning the wel more
This past Fourth of July weekend was particularly good to Pat Miletich. The pioneer coach and the UFC's first welterweight champion became the twelfth man to be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame, marking a moment that few ever thought possible considering Miletich's penchant over the years for butting heads with promotion president Dana White.
Now 48 years old, Miletich's list of accomplishments are expansive, from his UFC 16 tournament run and four consecutive welterweight title defenses, to h more
This past Saturday's (July 5, 2014) featured Daniel Cormier's final wrestling match, a win over the highly regarded Chris Pendleton. Bloody Elbow presents video of the match.
At the UFC fan expo before UFC 175, UFC light heavyweight contender and two-time Olympian Daniel Cormier beat Chris Pendleton in a freestyle wrestling match, 12-5.
For those unfamiliar with Pendleton, he achieved NCAA Division I All-American status three times (third, first and first at nationals), winning two NCAA champion 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
Normally, the UFC's year-end event is their biggest card of the year. Past events have featured Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman II, Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos II, Brock Lesnar vs. Alistair Overeem and more.
However, this year it looks like UFC 178 in September has a chance of being the biggest card of the year. The main event is a rematch between current light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, and the man who gave him his toughest fight yet, Alexander Gustafsson.
When these two first m more
After knocking out Jim Miller this past Wednesday night (July 16, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 45 from inside Revel Resort & Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, we take a look at what could be next for Donald Cerrone, and if there’s anyone else fitting apart from the “Eagle.”
Take a bow, Mr. Cerrone.
At UFC Fight Night 45: "Cerrone vs. Miller," which took place this past Wednesday night (July 16, 2014) from inside Revel Resort & Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Donald Cerrone continued his impr more