The main card of tonight's (Sat., June 28, 2014) UFC Fight Night 44: "Swanson vs. Stephens" event at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, kicked off with a lightweight battle pitting Joe Ellenberger against James Moontasri in their respective Octagon debuts.
Joe, of course, being the younger brother of Jake.
The action was fast and furious to start, both eager to impress in their first appearance on the big stage. Moontasri was throwing flying knees and landing hard shots. To his credit, Ellen more
I can think of a worse way to spend 90 minutes, and even if you aren't a professional wrestling fan, "Stone Cold" Steve Austin has some interesting insight into mixed martial arts (MMA) and its biggest promotion, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). That includes his comments on UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones (read 'em here), which ruffled a few feathers on Monday following the conclusion of the MMA Hour. Watch Austin dish on "Bones" and a bunch of other hot-button topics in the video more
Heavyweight MMA fighter Chris Barnett has high aspirations for his career in the sport. But in order to achieve those aspirations, he needs to fight – something that has becoming increasingly difficult as time wares on.Filed under: News more
Lion Fights star, Tiffany Van Soest in her latest video blog, just ahead of her co-main event fight tonight.
This is a very big weekend for combat sports. The UFC has their 175 card set for Saturday, the TUF 18 Finale card set for Sunday, and a fan expo all weekend with multiple activities and a veritable cornucopia of fighters on hand to sign autographs, take pictures, compete in mini grappling events and more.
The World Series of Fighting will kick off their 11th event on Saturday night, and i more
Dave Legeno, 50, better known in MMA circles as “The Enforcer,” was found dead this past Sunday in Death Valley, Calif. more
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How much has life changed for UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman since he won the title? He was getting set to head to the airport to catch his flight to Los Angeles when he appeared on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour. Weidman, who defeated Lyoto Machida last week at UFC 175, has been nominated for an ESPY award for the "Best Upset" of 2013 for his UFC 162 knockout of former champion Anderson Silva. He joins fellow UFC champions Ronda Rousey ("Best Female Athlete" and "Best Fighter") and J more
Ronda Rousey made history by becoming the first MMA fighter to win an ESPY award.
While most MMA fans were obviously tuned into UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Miller, there was the matter of the ESPY awards in Los Angeles. One of the categories for the ESPN-presented ceremony was "Best Female Athlete", with nominees Maya Moore (WNBA), Mikaela Shiffrin (2014 Olympic gold medalist in slalom skiing), Breanna Stewart (UConn college basketball), and UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey.
And t more