When there is no peril in the fight, there is no glory in the triumph. --Pierre Corneille
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight number one contender, Lyoto Machida, stands just one win away from becoming a hall of fame mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter.
As well as one loss from becoming ... well, nothing.
That's the cold, hard reality in today's fight game, which has not only grown exponentially, but also flooded the market with countless names and faces.
It's easy to get lost in the more
Both Rick Story and Leonardo Mafra are looking for redemption when they square off at UFC Fight Night 45 on Wednesday night (July 16, 2014) from Atlantic City, New Jersey. What's it's going to take for each fighter to pull off a potentially job-saving victory? Read our fight preview to find out!
This Wednesday night (July 16, 2014) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweights Rick Story and Leonardo Mafra will go to war on the main card of UFC Fight Night 45, airing live at 9 p.m. ET on FO more
Before every fight card, mixed martial arts (MMA) fans toggle between possible scenarios and what to expect days before it all unfolds in front of their eyes. Probable outcomes, distinguishable facts and head-scratching theories are all part of the mystique that surrounds the fights on any given night. We ask ourselves the same questions … and try to uncover different answers.
The memory remains.
UFC 175: "Weidman vs. Machida" takes place this weekend (Sat., July 5, 2014), invading Mandalay Bay more
More fights are coming to Fight Pass online digital network and FOX Sports 1 this weekend (Sat., July 5, 2014) when UFC 175: "Weidman vs. Machida" kicks off from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. MMAmania.com's Patrick Stumberg kicks off UFC 175 "Prelims" party with part one of a two-part under card preview series.
Revenge or legitimacy?
In his first fight since twice felling the great Anderson Silva, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight champion, Chris Weidman, will more
UFC 175 is looking to have some awesome matchups that will provide some great entertainment for UFC fans.
Chris Weidman is coming off back-to-back wins versus Anderson Silva and is looking to take on a well-rounded fighter in Lyoto Machida. Ronda Rousey is putting her undefeated record on the line against a very tough Alexis Davis.
Which fighters do you think will win?
Watch Adam Lefkoe and Jeremy Botter discuss these upcoming battles in the Octagon.
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Check out UFC.com's compete UFC 175 Preview for everything you need to know about the main card, including fantasy focus. 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
Kid Nate hosts as Connor Ruebusch and Zane Simon preview the UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida fight card including betting odds, previews & predictions for every fight. more
After bursting onto the scene with a series of jaw-dropping knockouts on TUF 17, Uriah Hall has since failed to live up to his massive potential in the Octagon. He'll return to action against Thiago Santos at this Saturday night's (July 5, 2014) UFC 175 from Las Vegas. Is it finally Hall's time to shine, or will he be just another casualty of what could have been? Read our fight preview to find out!
This Saturday night (July 5, 2014), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweights Uriah Hall more