After nearly a year on the sidelines, top-ranked featherweight Cub Swanson was on the hunt for his sixth straight win when he faced Jeremy Stephens in the main event of UFC Fight Night 44 last night (June 28, 2014) from San Antonio, Texas. It turned out to be a war, but Swanson showed he's ready for a title shot in the end. Find out how below!
Last night (Sat., June 28, 2014) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweights Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens went to war in the main event of UFC more
Ronda Rousey faces a stiff test on Saturday, July 5, at UFC 175 in Alexis Davis, but the UFC women's bantamweight champion is already planning her next fight. "I'd like to fight again on New Year's and take a little break in between," Rousey said during a UFC 175 pre-fight media conference call. "But the UFC, they know that if there's an emergency or if they need me, I'll step up." So far in her UFC career, which began in February 2013, Rousey has fought three times, defeating Liz Carmouche, Mie more
This weekend, the UFC celebrates the biggest fight week of the year, with UFC 175 being the main attraction of the MMA world. Headlined by two title fights and numerous other star-filled bouts, UFC 175 promises to be a must-see event with big implications.
Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey are set to defend their belts in the co-main events. Weidman faces karate master Lyoto Machida in an intriguing matchup, while Rousey takes on jiu-jitsu black belt Alexis Davis.
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A look back at Chael Sonnen's first year as a true superstar in mixed martial arts, as he used controversial language to hype his fight with Anderson Silva, entered a guilty plea for money laundering charges and repeatedly lied to the media.
The reflexive defensiveness of MMA fans may benefit none quite like Chael Sonnen. Fans are often so willing to stand up for the sport that they forgive trespasses that would result in a sort of fan imposed banishment in other more "mainstream" sports.
In his more
UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve is excited to be back in the octagon and promises fans that his best is yet to come. After a year on the sidelines, Stefan Struve is back and excited to show fans that he ages like fine wine and gets better with the added years.
The longtime UFC heavyweight competitor has been away from the cage for an extended period of time dealing with a leaking aortic valve and an enlarged heart, which means that he was only pumping about 70% of the necessary blood his body need more
The biggest weekend of the year for MMA is upon us, and leading the way is UFC 175. Headlined by two championship fights, the event has a big feel to it and could go down as one of the great events in UFC history.
Chris Weidman defends his title against Lyoto Machida, while Ronda Rousey defends her strap against Alexis Davis. Before those main features, though, we have a stacked preliminary card full of promising prospects and established vets.
Last weekend, I was just above the .500 mark. After more
A look at the turbulent year of 2011 in the career of Chael Sonnen. Including his battles with athletic commissions and return to the cage after a suspension for his failed drug test following the first Anderson Silva bout.
When last we left Chael Sonnen, he was embattled in a public tussle with the Nevada State Athletic Commission. If you missed part one, you can read it here.
Sonnen had gone in front of the California commission following a failed drug test in California and claimed that he'd more
The best card of the year has arrived.
While Chris Weidman, the two-time conqueror of one Anderson Silva, is worthy of the main attraction along with Lyoto Machida, the real meat of UFC 175 on Saturday in Las Vegas that makes it 2014's best slate is the jaw-dropping set of matches on the undercard.
Machida's quest to become just the third fighter in history to win a title in more than one weight class is the perfect finale to a stunning card that has not been given nearly enough attention.
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UFC 175 headlined the biggest weekend of the year for MMA. It didn't disappoint either, as fun fights and incredible finishes made for a great event.
In the main event, Chris Weidman defended his middleweight title against Lyoto Machida via unanimous decision. It was a great effort that further exemplified his star power.
In the co-feature, Ronda Rousey made quick work of Alexis Davis, earning a sub-20-second knockout. It continued to show the evolution of Rousey and her continued place in the s more