Daniel Cormier has been gunning for Jon Jones for a long time. Even before the former Olympian ever stepped foot in the light heavyweight division, the Louisiana native made sure to let the pound-for-pound phenom know he was coming for his belt. And it was a premonition that is about to come true.
While "D.C." entered the UFC fold as a heavyweight, the AKA staple exited the weight class after a pair of high-profile victories. The 35-year-old defeated former champion Frank Mir and heavy-handed sl more
This summer is proving to be the turning point in the career of middleweight Bubba Bush. The Legacy FC champ will make his promotional debut at UFC 175 on Saturday night. more
Ronda Rousey’s UFC stardom has prompted another look at judo as a viable fighting art, but is it translating to a wave of renewed interest in a sport that once dominated America’s martial arts consciousness?Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more
A lightweight tilt between Takanori Gomi and Myles Jury has been added to the UFC’s Sept. 20 return to Japan. more
The UFC has signed two more women’s strawweight prospects, and they’ll meet later this month in California. Joanna Jedrzejczyk will meet Juliana Carneiro Lima in San Jose.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
Will Ronda Rousey finally meet her match when she steps into the Octagon on Saturday night at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas to fight Alexis Davis?
Well, it's certainly a possibility. It's also difficult to bet against an undefeated bantamweight champion who has forced eight of her nine opponents to submit via a devastating armbar.
Here's a look back at the success of Rousey's finishing move: Rousey has simply dominated her division, having beaten five previous opponents within the first minute of th more
It was a long time in the making, but ADCC absolute and IBJJF World champion Robert Drysdale's UFC debut went about as well as one could hope.
Facing Keith Berish in the opening bout of The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale card, Drysdale - the hometown Las Vegas, Nevada favorite - took control of the bout right away. The jiu-jitsu black belt level changed for a double leg takedown, which pushed Berish into the fence. The takedown proved successful and right away Drysdale went to work.
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For the second time, the UFC has been forced to cancel a pay-per-view. UFC 176, set for Aug. 2 in Los Angeles, has been scrapped, the promotion announced Tuesday. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more
Brazil’s Tiago dos Santos is set to meet Akbarh Arreola, from Mexico, at UFC on FOX 12, which finalizes the card with 12 fights later this month in San Jose.Filed under: News, UFC more