Following his second failed drug test within a matter of weeks, the UFC has officially removed former middleweight and light heavyweight contender Chael Sonnen from their broadcasts with Fox Sports. The UFC confirmed the news with a statement on their website Monday night: The UFC and FOX Sports organizations announced today the termination of their respective broadcasting services agreements with analyst Chael Sonnen. This decision comes in light of Sonnen failing a second test conducted by the more
Bloody Elbow Radio, presented by Bad Boy, will air at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT for another edition of the show. Join hosts Matt Bishop and Nolan Howell as they preview a big weekend in MMA, including UFC 175, headlined by a UFC middleweight championship bout between Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida and a UFC women's bantamweight championship fight between Ronda Rousey and Alexis Davis.
We'll also look at the fight between Frankie Edgar and B.J. Penn at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale.
Additionally, we' more
Bloody Elbow is the place to be to check out a live video stream of the UFC 175 post-fight press conference, which will kick off at approximately 1:30am ET/10:30pm PT. more
As Bloody Elbow continues to look back at UFC 100, we examine what has since transpired for all of the night's combatants.
Tomorrow marks the 5th year anniversary of UFC 100. It remains to date the highest selling PPV in MMA history, the biggest show that UFC has ever put on, and arguably the top-to-bottom deepest card they've produced. The historical significance and quality of the show is something that seems untouchable given the irreplaceable star power of Brock Lesnar and Georges St-Pierre, more
Bloody Elbow Radio, presented by Bad Boy, will air at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT with another edition of the show. Join host Matt Bishop as he discusses the latest in mixed martial arts, including a preview of this weekend's UFC Fight Night, headlined by a featherweight bout between Conor McGregor and Diego Brandao, plus a pivotal flyweight showdown between Ian McCall and Brad Pickett.
We'll also discuss all the big news in the UFC's women's bantamweight division, including the UFC meeting with Gina Ca more
Don't say he didn't warn you.
Donald Cerrone smashed Jim Miller via "Cowboy" head kick in the headlining affair of the UFC Fight Night 45 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place on FOX Sports 1 last Wednesday night (July 16, 2014) inside Revel Resorts in Atlantic City, New Jersey (full results here).
The toe-to-dome knockout marked his fourth win in a row -- and fourth finish -- since coming up lame against Rafael dos Anjos last year in Indianapolis. Despite his torrid winning streak, a more
Conor McGregor was coming into his fight against Diego Brandao with a massive amount of pressure on his shoulders. The UFC is banking on him becoming a massive star, and the Irish competitor lived up to those expectations.
From start to finish he battered Brandao in every position of the contest. While Brandao was a replacement for Cole Miller and far from a high-ranking opponent, McGregor has found himself in a position where he has vaulted himself to prominence in the featherweight division.
The UFC is coming off an immensely successful week, as UFC Fight Night 45 and 46 were able to capture fans' attention and deliver great fights. However, we must now look forward to the upcoming weekend.
UFC on Fox 12 is set to take place Saturday night in San Jose, California. The card is to be headlined by a welterweight showdown between Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown, with the winner earning a title shot at Johny Hendricks.
There are a number of reasons why you shouldn't miss this event. It shou more
Count on all three of Saturday's Fight Night bonuses coming from the main card at UFC on Fox 12. That's no slight to the solid lineup of preliminary bouts, but there seems to be a few can't-miss performances on tap in the main card.
There's no better example than the epic main event matchup between "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler and "The Immortal" Matt Brown. Very seldom will you see a bout where both fighters' styles, mentality and professional motivation align so appropriately for a war. Somebody is more