For the first time in his seven-fight UFC tenure, Diego Brandao did not receive guidance from coach Mike Winkeljohn heading into his UFC Fight Night Dublin matchup with Conor McGregor. more
For the first time ever, the UFC’s digital streaming service UFC FIGHT PASS will broadcast UFC’s Ultimate Media Day live from Las Vegas ahead of the star-studded weekend of fights. more
Sara McMann will return to the Octagon for the first time since a failed title bid against Ronda Rousey, as the Olympic silver medalist faces Lauren Murphy on Aug. 16. more
For the first time, Gunnar Nelson was made to look human in the Octagon.
And it still wasn't enough.
A game Zack Cummings made the undefeated Iceland native work for his victory in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 46 on Saturday. But when Nelson turned it on, Cummings didn't have an answer.
Nelson made Cummings submit late in the second round with a rear-naked choke, getting the tapout at the raucous O2 Arena in Dublin. More Coverage: UFC Fight Night 46 Results | UFC newsDownload MMA Fightin more
World Series of Fighting 11 hits the network TV airwaves for the first time ever. See what's in store for Saturday afternoon's NBC-televised card as we preview a card featuring a lightweight title fight between Justin Gaethje and Nick Newell. This preview is going to take an off-road approach to breaking down tomorrow afternoon's card. Instead, each main card fight will be How much does Jon Fitch have left in the tank? Jon Fitch's days as a top UFC welterweight crashed the moment he was flattene more
World Series of Fighting 11 hits the network TV airwaves for the first time ever. See what's in store for Saturday afternoon's NBC-televised card with our official preview.
Before UFC 175 takes center stage in this MMA-heavy Independence Day weekend, World Series of Fighting airs live on NBC TV at 4 PM ET/1 PM PT. Lightweight champion Justin Gaethje makes his first title defense against fellow unbeaten prospect Nick Newell, while Jon Fitch meets Dennis Hallman in the co-main event after Fitch ha more
If there was ever any question that holding out can be good for the career of a mixed martial artist, look no further than the story of Nick Diaz for the answer.
Diaz, 30, signed a three-fight contract extension with the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Thursday. The signing was announced by UFC president Dana White on Twitter, and it was followed swiftly by a full-on media assault from the UFC headquarters:
Here is a photo of Nick with White and Lorenzo Fertitta! Here is a photo of Nick signin more
With the UFC back in Dublin for its first time in five years, UFC President Dana White wanted to make sure that the fans felt welcome. White offered fans a free drink via Twitter, and it looks like his bill could be pretty pricey, judging from the subsequent tweets. Note to self: Offering drinks to an entire Dublin bar may not be the best idea for the wallet. [Twitter]Read more MMA news on BleacherReport.com more
The UFC returns to Atlantic City for the first time in a long time, as UFC Fight Night 45 comes live on Wednesday. Headlined by Donald Cerrone and Jim Miller, the card boasts some great young talent who are looking to establish their names.
International Fight Week was rough on my preliminary card record. My record was at .500, which was not bad in theory but wasn't good either.
Without further ado, here are the preliminary picks for UFC Fight Night 45. 2014 Riley's Record: 94-63
Last Event: 6-6 more