Chris Dempsey has signed with the UFC and will fill in for Tom Lawlor at UFC Fight Night 46 against Ilir Latifi. Filed under: News, UFC more
Chris Dempsey never knew being a Boy Scout would pay off—not like this, at any rate. The 26-year-old fighter from Ambridge, Pennsylvania, a small town about a half hour outside of Pittsburgh, received word last week that the UFC needed a fighter to step up to face Ilir Latifi (8-3, 1 NC) on the July 19 UFC Fight Night 46 card in Dublin, Ireland. To be considered for the bout, candidates had to meet a number of qualifications. They needed to pass a physical, an eye test, an EKG and a brain scan. more
Undefeated prospects Gilbert Burns and Andreas Stahl are set to make their Octagon debut on Saturday night on the UFC on FOX 12 card in San Jose, Calif., but being in the Octagon is not something new to Burns.
"Durinho" was part of the first season of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil as an assistant coach of Vitor Belfort’s team, and he also cornered "The Phenom" in multiple UFC fights. He’s the one inside the Octagon now, and he feels ready for it.
"I think it helps because I was already (in the Oc more
James Te Huna has planned a rude welcome for Nate Marquardt. Whether he can execute it or not remains to be seen. more
Imagine you are a mixed martial artist. You work every day with one goal in mind: the UFC Octagon. You belong there. You sense it. Every step you take, every bite of food you ingest, is done with the UFC in mind. You're invited to participate on The Ultimate Fighter. Congratulations. It's not quite the UFC, but it's close. If you're really the trained beast you claim to be, you'll be in the UFC soon enough. Now imagine you went to tryouts, made the cut and received a fight to get into the TUF ho more
Watch the video replay of the UFC Fight Club Q & A from Aukland, New Zealand featuring lightweight contender Ross Pearson and middleweight contender Dylan Andrews. more
No stranger to that part of the world, thanks to TUF: "Smashes," Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Ross Pearson will take the stage with fellow TUF guy and local favorite Dylan Andrews for the UFC Fight Night 43 "Fight Club" Q&A video, which gets underway later tonight (Thursday, June 26, 2014) LIVE online at 11 p.m. ET right here using the video player above. For UFC Fight Night 43 live results click here. more
UFC heavyweight, Brendan Schaub is not happy with EA Sports snub in new UFC game; also calls out Frank Mir.
EA Sports, the makers of the new UFC video game, have snubbed one of the premiere fighters of the organization. In a game where they have non UFC fighters (Bruce Lee) available as playable characters, Brendan Schaub has been passed over as though he were Leonardo DiCaprio at the Academy Awards.
The slight has not gone unnoticed by Big Brown, who believes that one of two reasons may be at w more
A look at the heavyweight, featherweight, and welterweight matchups excluding the main event for the UFC Fight Night 43 card in Auckland, New Zealand. Soa Palelei vs. Jared Rosholt Heavyweight
At +130 Soa Palelei has finished all of his 3 UFC fights by TKO or KO. It's an interesting number for a guy many assume is the favorite. It's kind of difficult to gauge Soa's trajectory.
He's obviously talented. You won't find many fighters who can hit as earth shatteringly hard as him. Not only that but h more