There were going to be a lot of questions answered at UFC 175 as the reigning middleweight champion Chris Weidman put his strap on the line against No. 1 contender Lyoto Machida in what was figured to be one of the most revealing fights of the year on Saturday night.
Weidman—who was coming off back-to-back victories over Anderson Silva—was still somewhat of a question mark in the eyes of the MMA community. The caliber of respect that should have come with defeating the fighter widely recognized more
UFC 126 had the whole galaxy of stars competing on it. Demetrious Johnson, Chad Mendes and Donald Cerrone all fought on the card…and those folks were on the prelims. Then there was Jake Ellenberger, Jon Jones, Forrest Griffin, Rich Franklin, Vitor Belfort and the man who punted his head into the fifth row, Anderson Silva, the single greatest mixed martial artist in that era (and all eras that stood before it). That’s how deep and luscious the cards were back in those days, just running over with more
Tyron Woodley received a lot of flack from UFC President Dana White for his underwhelming performance against Rory MacDonald at UFC 174 this past month. But “The Chosen One” doesn’t believe he deserves to be labeled a choke artist.Filed under: (...) more
Tom Lawlor has suffered an injury that will force him off the UFC Fight Night 46 card and out of his bout with Ilir Latifi.
Tom Lawlor is out of his bout with Ilir Latifi at UFC Fight Night 46 according to an MMA Junkie report. An injury has forced Lawlor off of the card, set for the O2 Arena in Dublin, and left the UFC searching for a replacement to take on Latifi.
Lawlor has traded wins and losses for his last six trips to the Octagon, most recently picking up a submission victory by guillotin more
Two-division UFC champion BJ Penn spoke with members of the media ahead of the TUF 19 Finale, where he discussed a variety of topics including how he feels at featherweight and whether he may retire following the event on Sunday. more
Stefane Struve was supposed to return to the UFC after a 16-month absence from the sport at UFC 175 on Saturday against Matt Mitrione, but his comeback will have to wait. more
UFC 175: “Weidman vs. Machida” took place this past weekend (Sat., July 5, 2014) from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, and it’s safe to say we learned a lot about the champions who headlined the card. Check it out below.
UFC 175: "Weidman vs. Machida" is in the books, and it turned out to be quite the spectacle.
There were calls for concerns when looking at the fight card on paper, but the main and co-main events did more than just deliver, as Chris Weidman defended his title aga more
Former UFC welterweight titleholder Pat Miletich -- who also produced an impressive stable of UFC champions -- is now a member of the promotion's Hall of Fame, getting inducted by Dana White last Sunday (July 6, 2014) at the UFC Fan Expo inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more on how Miletich and White ended their feud, as well as a career retrospective on "The Croatian Sensation," click here and here. more
The loss of UFC 176 in Los Angeles will be to UFC 177's gain a few hundred miles north in Sacramento. Bethe Correia vs. Shayna Baszler, which had been set for the now-canceled UFC 176, will move to UFC 177 on Aug. 30.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more