A pivotal clash atop the UFC welterweight division is set for a planned UFC Fight Night event in Canada on October 4th, the promotion announced today. The UFC welterweight division has become a wild and exciting division since the retirement of former longtime kingpin Georges St. Pierre, with new fighters frequently presenting themselves as legitimate title contenders.
With that in mind, it's harder than ever to get a title shot in the division, and seeing that Robbie Lawler will assuredly be fi more
Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes said back in February that he'd be surprised to see fellow former champion Georges St-Pierre actually make a return to the Octagon. Now, Hughes is urging his former rival to make his competitive hiatus permanent.
"The UFC would hate me saying this but I'm going to say it anyway," Hughes told Canada.com (via MMA Mania). "If I was GSP, I'd probably hang them up. Here I am a guy that lost my (last) two fights and I'd love to get back in there (to finish more
Check out the UFC 175 main and co-main event face-offs from the Friday's weigh-ins in Las Vegas. Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida and Ronda Rousey and Alexis Davis go nose to nose. more
For Chris Weidman, the UFC 175 main event against Lyoto Machida presents an opportunity to begin his era.
It wasn't enough for Weidman to win the title while remaining undefeated; he had to enter a second bout with Anderson Silva as the underdog champ.
Weidman is still undefeated and can finally emerge from Silva's shadow into the spotlight. On Saturday night, he meets one of the sport's most dangerous strikers in Machida, a man on a mission to become just the third fighter in history to win a t more
Chris Weidman vaulted into the UFC champions club by twice squashing The Spider. At UFC 175, we will see if he's up for slaying The Dragon.
For the first time since July 2012, The All-American will be fighting someone not named Anderson Silva. And with that comes the opportunity to expand his legacy beyond "the guy that dethroned the king."
Of course, the game plan for Weidman isn't going to change to much. When he looks across the cage on Saturday night, he'll be seeing Lyoto Machida—the closes more
Tonight, in the main event of UFC 175, Chris Weidman fights Lyoto Machida for the middleweight title. One of the staples of Weidman's wrestling game is his snatch single. This episode of Coach Mike's 'Puttin' in Work' explains how Weidman his his snatch singles, and various ways he can finish it. more
The UFC 175 main event featured a thrilling middleweight title fight between champion Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida, which went the distance and ended in Weidman’s second title defence. Following a variety of entertaining undercard bouts, the UFC 175 fight card culminated in a fascinating main event title fight between Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida.
The first round was a typical Lyoto Machida start - the Brazilian went through a feeling out process where he circled Weidman early on. A tellin more
The UFC 176 main event between featherweight champion Jose Aldo and challenger Chad Mendes is expected to be rescheduled for mid-October, as per Kevin Iole of Yahoo! Sports. However, if Aldo still isn't fully healed and ready to roll by then, UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta said somebody else might step up to fight Mendes for the chance at an interim featherweight strap. MMA Fighting's Shaun Al-Shatti relayed Fertitta's news, tweeting: Looking at the top five of the UFC's 145-pound division, this makes more
It looks like fans hoping to see Gina Carano make a return to professional fighting may have to put their dream on hold, at least temporarily.
Over the past few months, talk of a Gina Carano's debut in the UFC and return to professional fighting, have increased. Not long ago, most fans more or less considered the former Strikeforce champion in a state of permanent retirement. She has a budding film career, with several significant roles in the works, and in general she seems to have made a rathe more