The UFC has signed one of the top fighters at 135 lbs.
While the signings of Thomas Almeida and Scott Askham made big news last week, the UFC has also recently picked up one of the best women's bantamweight talents in the world today. Undefeated Invicta FC champion Lauren Murphy has been signed to take on former UFC title challenger Sara McMann at UFC Fight Night Bangor. The UFC made the fight official on Thursday. Murphy had been quietly campaigning for her release from her Invicta contract, to more
UFC Fight Night 45 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, produced one of the best UFC cards in recent memory. There were 11 fights on the card, and nine were finished. Of the six bouts on the main card, all six were finished—five by knockout or technical knockout.
In the main event, Donald Cerrone scored a head-kick knockout of Jim Miller, and the co-main event saw Edson Barboza score a TKO of Evan Dunham with a body kick and punches.
Cerrone and Barboza both had outstanding performances, but what were more
One of the hottest free agents in MMA is not a man but a woman. That woman is former pro boxing champ and undefeated mixed martial artist Holly Holm.
Holm, who is 7-0, is currently mending a broken arm suffered in April. However, she should be ready to go in the coming months, and the UFC has been pursuing the WMMA star actively, Shaun Al-Shatti of MMA Fighting reports. In the event that the UFC does sign Holm, who should she debut against? Let's take a look at four possibilities for her eventua more
One of the sport's brightest prospects takes on one of Japan's most decorated champions.
I guess he got tired of waiting for Nate Diaz to answer the phone.
Undefeated 155-pound sensation Myles Jury has been paired off against former PRIDE lightweight champion Takanori Gomi for the UFC Fight Night 52: "Hunt vs. Nelson" mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Fight Pass, which is scheduled for Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, on Sept. 20, 2014.
FOX Sports reported the pending match up on Wednesday more
One of the highlights of any UFC fight week is the media scrum with Dana White after an event. UFC 175 was no exception.
These scrums often provide little nuggets of information that pique fans' interest. Among the many topics discussed after a Ronda Rousey fight is almost always Cris “Cyborg” Justino. However, White offered a bit more information during this particular scrum. White began by asking the surrounding media who would like him to sign Cyborg. All but one media member raised their han more
Saturday night, Chris Weidman continued to stake his claim as one of the best fighters in the world. In an exciting five-round war, Weidman was able to hold off Lyoto Machida, via unanimous decision.
It was Weidman's second title defense, with his first being a rematch win over Anderson Silva. It has established Weidman as a star in the UFC and a guy who could potentially become the pound-for-pound king at some point.
So, who is next for the middleweight champ, whenever he returns? Let's take a more
The first ever Welterweight (then called Lightweight) champ of the UFC and one of the game's most successful coaches has finally been inducted into the HOF. more
While not one of the more notable fighters on the card and not competing in one of the more visible fights, UFC bantamweight Leandro Issa earned $100,000 by claiming two post-fight bonuses in his preliminary card bout on The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale on Sunday night in Las Vegas opposite Jumabieke Tuerxun.
The bout with Tuerxun and Issa opened with the two exchanging strikes, but as time moved on, it was the wild if heavy-handed native Mongolian who connected more, dropping the Brazilian early more
LAS VEGAS – Sarah Moras sports one of the more unique nicknames of any female fighter on the UFC roster. “Cheesecake” talked about where the nickname came from after her UFC debut win.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos more