If there was any doubt that Chris Weidman was a deserving UFC champion, the middleweight addressed the concerns with a fabulous win over Lyoto Machida at UFC 175.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF more
In the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA flyweight rankings, Chris Cariaso checks in at No. 11. So why is he getting a title shot with the No. 1-ranked fighter and reigning flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson?Filed under: News, UFC more
The official weigh-in event for UFC 175: "Weidman vs. Machida" takes place today (Fri., July 4, 2014) from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
As usual, MMAmania.com will provide both a live video stream and complete UFC 175 weigh-in results below, as well as detailed recap of the festivities just as soon as they conclude. The first fighter is expected to tip the scale at 7 p.m. ET.
Complete UFC 175 weigh in results are as follows:
185 lbs.: Chris Weidman () vs. Lyoto more
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held weighs ins for UFC 175 earlier today (Fri., July 4, 2014), and saw all of the 22 fighters scheduled to compete on the card make weight, which means the 11-bout line-up that goes down tomorrow night in Las Vegas, Nevada, is now official.
Conclusion of the weigh-ins means tomorrow night's fights, headlined by a middleweight championship showdown pitting Chris Weidman against Lyoto Machida, are one-step closer to becoming a reality. All that remains are the more
Tickets for the UFC’s first event in Tulsa go on sale today, and $172 will get you cageside.Filed under: News, UFC more
Old score, new weight class.
Remember that illegal knee Charles Oliveira landed at UFC on Versus 4 back in June 2011?
Nik Lentz does.
Now, "The Carny" has a chance to do something about it, as he's been penciled in for a "Do Bronx" rematch at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 50 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place on Sept. 5, 2014, inside Foxwoods Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut.
UFC announced the pairing on Wednesday night.
Lentz (25-6-2, 1 NC) was submitted by Oliveira more
Every fighter is different.
From the food they eat to the training camps they conquer, no two fighters are alike.
But as vast as the spectrum grows, their fear serves as a mediator, bringing polar opposites back together.
So what exactly creates this fear?
How about a devastating liver kick? Or an overhand right capable of punching through brick?
Whichever poison fuels their fire, they must all play their cards right to avoid the most dangerous weapons in their path.
Here are those tools that in more
Get all the live fight results and play by play for today's mid-day face punching event as Conor McGregor meets Diego Brandao in Dublin, Ireland.
The UFC storms Ireland for UFC Fight Night: Dublin today, a ten-fight ensemble that airs on UFC Fight Pass with a noon-thirty ET start time. Surging European prospects carry the top-end of the lineup as featherweight Conor McGregor meets Diego Brandao in the headliner and Gunnar Nelson draws improving welterweight Zak Cummings in the co-main.
Before th more
Each UFC division encompasses its own world of in-cage lunatics, obsessed practitioners and formidable title threats.
From January to December, these differing Octagon entities wage war on one another until they reach the bittersweet top.
But along the way we are reminded that certain fighters hold more appeal than others. Some have what it takes to not only dismantle the hungry wolves around them, but run the pack.
These are what we call top contenders. And for them, getting a shot at the champ more