The UFC is at it again. One event wasn't enough for this weekend, as the promotion will host fight cards in San Antonio and Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday.
First, UFC Fight Night 43 will get started at 2:30 a.m. ET and will remain on UFC Fight Pass through the main event between New Zealand's own James Te Huna and Nate Marquardt. Headlined by Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens, UFC Fight Night 44 will commence at 7:30 p.m. ET.
While Swanson and Stephens will be looking to make their cases for a more
A break to most people would be sipping on a Long Island Iced Tea on a beach somewhere and listening to the ocean waves crash against the shore—not Georges St-Pierre. The former UFC welterweight champ has reportedly been spending his “vacation” time beefing up. St-Pierre has steadily teased at a potential MMA return under the right circumstances. Despite spending time on the sidelines, he has remained true to his otherworldly work ethic.
According to MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani, a beefier versio more
The UFC's second double-header on Saturday, featuring Fight Night 43 and 44, is over and done with. The results are as follows (h/t MMAFighting.com): Fight Night 43
Nate Marquardt def. James Te Huna via submission (armbar) at 4:34 of Round 1Jared Rosholt def. Soa Palelei via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)Charles Oliveira def. Hatsu Hioki via submission (modified D'arce/Peruvian neck tie) at 4:32 of Round 2Robert Whittaker vs. Mike Rhodes via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, more
UFC lightweight kingpin Anthony Pettis went one-on-one with MMAmania.com to update fans on his new deal with Reebok, facing off against the Cesar Gracie camp, getting back into the cage, and that pesky knee injury that sidelined him for more than a year.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight titleholder Anthony Pettis understands your frustration.
The complexion of the mixed martial arts (MMA) landscape has changed dramatically over the last couple of years, to the point where a weeke more
On Saturday night, the UFC middleweight title and women's bantamweight title are on the line in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event sees Lyoto Machida challenge Chris Weidman for the former, while Alexis Davis will challenge Ronda Rousey for the latter.
In addition, Stefan Struve will make his UFC return after being out for over a year, and Urijah Faber is fighting on the prelims for the first time in his UFC career.
Meanwhile, a few individuals may be fighting to remain with the company.
When thinking about competitors who lack experience inside the Octagon, prospects come to mind.
However, some of the best fighters in the world have only had a couple of UFC bouts. A select few, such as Eddie Alvarez, have never even competed on the biggest stage in MMA.
While it's not easy to climb the ranks in smaller promotions, highly ranked UFC newcomers can fight their way to a championship rather quickly. Right now, multiple fighters with less than four UFC appearances are set to compete more
LAS VEGAS – Matt Mitrione’s mentor, UFC veteran Chris Lytle, has constantly reminded him that things won’t truly click in his MMA career until his 10th fight under the UFC banner.Filed under: News, UFC more
Technically, we’re just past the year’s midway point. But on the UFC’s event schedule, July’s pay-per-view offering is one of two big happenings when it comes to talent and prestige. Unfortunately, the event’s luster took a bit hit when a highly (...) more
At UFC Fight Night 45, Donald Cerrone and Jim Miller will look to take a step closer to the lightweight championship.
Noteworthy 155-pound names headed in the right direction, Cerrone and Miller have secured their UFC roster spots. However, some others competing on Wednesday are in a bad position. There are multiple fighters who could be competing for their UFC lives when they head to Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Here are the fighters who are sitting on a hot seat heading into UFC Fight Night 45. more