UFC 176's headliner-less card already has done a significant amount of business at the box office, even if questions remain about the event’s pay-per-view viability.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
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
Try not to blow yourself up.
It's July 4, 2014, which means most of the United States is celebrating Independence Day.
That equates to barbecues, fireworks, crappy Will Smith movies, and all sorts of other traditions for this summertime holiday. And for those of you MMA Maniacs who don't live stateside, I've included a nice little pic of our two favorite Octagon girls, Brittney Palmer and Arianny Celeste, courtesy of BrittneyPalmer.com.
Speaking of fireworks, we have a stacked weekend of mixed m more
LAS VEGAS – The lone inductee into the 2014 UFC Hall of Fame will be former welterweight champion Pat Miletich, the man who put Bettendorf, Iowa on the map. Miletich will be inducted on Sunday as part of the International Fight Week ceremonies, some 12 years after his last fight in the Octagon against Matt Lindland at UFC 36. He received a call from Dana White a couple of weeks ago asking him if he’d accept the honor. Miletich, who’s had a strained relationship with the UFC going back to the IFL more
In a rarity, fans wanting to go to the weigh-ins for UFC Fight Night 46 later this month may need a little luck o’ the Irish on their side.Filed under: News 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
At the same time, "The Prodigy" is sad that it came at the expense of his friend Chael Sonnen's two failed drug tests. On the heels of the news that Chael Sonnen had failed a second consecutive drug test, B.J. Penn had a smile on his face.
No, "The Prodigy" isn't elated that "The American Gangster" got caught -- they're actually good friends -- but because athletic commissions are now testing for human growth hormone (HGH) and erythropoietin (EPO); the two banned substances Sonnen tested positiv more