UFC director of Canadian operations Tom Wright explained the promotion’s decision to move the Jon Jones-Alexander Gustafsson light-heavyweight title fight from Toronto to Las Vegas and calls the switch a ‘realistic’ one.
UFC director of Canadian operations Tom Wright believes the promotion's decision to move UFC 178 from Toronto to Las Vegas was a "realistic" one.
Home to some of the biggest fight in the history of combat sports, Las Vegas was a prime location to host the highly anticipated rema more
Five years ago, Tom Egan was the first (true) Irishman to fight in the UFC. His debut coincided with the UFC’s inaugural visit to Dublin, the capital city, at UFC 93. When Egan came out for his fight with Brit John Hathaway, he was given a hero's welcome from the partisan crowd. Until then, and even after, Irish MMA presented itself in the surrogate form of Marcus "The Irish Hand Grenade" Davis, an American.And in a sense, the UFC’s return to Dublin this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night 46 had a more
Tom Egan, the first Irish fighter to compete in the UFC, looks back at the magical UFC Dublin show on Saturday. more
Frankie Edgar has gotten the best of BJ Penn in each of the three times they've fought, but don't think that Edgar doesn't hold any gratitude to Penn. 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
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
Injury has forced fan-favorite middleweight Tom Lawlor out of UFC Fight Night 46, and UFC officials are now seeking a replacement opponent for Ilir Latifi.Filed under: News, UFC more
"A lot of people underestimate me like that, but my performances (over the last couple years) speak for themselves," says King of the Cage welterweight champ Joshua Aveles. more
LOS ANGELES - After her acrimonious season coaching against rival Miesha Tate, UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey made it clear she won't take a hands-on role in The Ultimate Fighter any time soon.
But that doesn't mean she won't watch the show. Rousey is interested in the 20th season of the UFC's reality series for multiple reasons.
For one, of course, this will mark the first all-women's TUF cast. For another, the inaugural UFC strawweight champ will be crowned at season's end.