Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin discussed the upcoming main event at UFC 175 between Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida. While he has since had a change of heart, Rich Franklin was not always the biggest believer in Chris Weidman's fighting ability.
The former UFC middleweight champion, who recently accepted the position of Vice President of ONE Fighting Championships, and began work in that official capacity at ONE FC: Honor & Glory last month, discussed the main event in detail wit more
Then came a pair of devastating wins over Anderson Silva and well, it sounds like Franklin is boarding the "All American" Express. Choo! Choo! "I tell you what, I wasn't a big Weidman believer at first, but looking at the second Anderson Silva fight, he looked great and had a solid gameplan. Lyoto & Anderson have this great ability to elude punches and draw you into their game. Lyoto is obviously a bit different than Anderson and he is a bigger fighter, and size hasn't played a big role in the A more
DUBLIN – Many MMA fans wondered if the UFC hadn’t jumped the gun by booking flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson opposite Chris Cariaso rather than waiting for the outcome of two flyweight bouts this week. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
UFC welcomes another Olympian into the fold at a time when the flyweight division is hurting for contenders.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has signed Olympic gold medalist and world-renowned freestyle wrestler Henry Cejudo, who will make his Octagon debut against Scott Jorgensen at the upcoming UFC 177 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Sat., Aug. 30, 2014, inside the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California.
From his conversation with UFC.com: "It feels good to be part of the UFC family fina more
Cub Swanson further established his place in the UFC featherweight division, beating Jeremy Stephens in the main event at UFC Fight Night in San Antonio, Texas, on Saturday evening. more
The UFC Fight Night 44 post-fight press conference is the last piece of business to take care of after the action is over in the Octagon, and we have the live video below at MMAFighting.com.UFC officials will announce the winners of the Fight of the Night and the Performance of the Night bonuses, and winning fighters will meet the media after their fights.The UFC Fight Night 44 post-fight press conference takes place about 30 minutes after the main event ends, meaning it will start around 1:30 a more
Following the conclusion of the UFC San Antonio fight card, the UFC released a statement regarding Chael Sonnen’s second positive drug test in the span of five months. Even though he has officially retired from MMA competition, Chael Sonnen has now failed two consecutive drug tests in the span of five months.
While neither Sonnen nor UFC President Dana White were present at the event, Dave Sholler offered a statement to the media present at the post-fight press conference, which quickly highligh more
The UFC returned to action on Saturday, and it returned in full force with two fight cards.
UFC Fight Night 43 hit Auckland, New Zealand early in the morning, and the evening produced UFC Fight Night 44 from San Antonio. There were a total of 21 fights between the two events.
Nate Marquardt defeated James Te Huna in the UFC Fight Night 43 main event, and Cub Swanson defeated Jeremy Stephens by a unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 44.
Aside from those two main events, there was plenty to take more
Watch the video replay of the UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens post-fight press conference. The press conference took place at the AT&T Center in San Antonio following the event. more