WEC 50 pre-salaries: Victory could earn Cruz $22K payday, Benavidez $35K


  • Share on Tumblr
  • submit to reddit

(This story first ran at PressConnects.com) BALTIMORE — At 26 years old, UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones admits it is difficult even for him to realize he could soon be considered the best fighter in the history of mixed martial arts. But it’s a reality (…)

view original article >>

Related News

  • 20 days ago
  • 29 views

Frankie Edgar ($260,000) and B.J. Penn ($150,000) were the top earners at Sunday’s UFC event, The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale.Filed under: News, UFC more

  • 20 days ago
  • 47 views

LAS VEGAS – Sarah Moras sports one of the more unique nicknames of any female fighter on the UFC roster. “Cheesecake” talked about where the nickname came from after her UFC debut win.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos more

  • 21 days ago
  • 31 views

Not once, not twice, but three times now has Frankie Edgar defeated B.J. Penn. See how Twitter reacted to the dominant performance – and Penn’s subsequent retirement.Filed under: News, UFC more

  • 22 days ago
  • 49 views

Uriah Hall needed only nine toes to defeat Thiago Santos at UFC 175 in Las Vegas. more

  • 22 days ago
  • 24 views

Pablo Alfonso enters today’s WSOF 11 event with a three-fight winning streak, but what is likely his most impressive and important victory to date came in his most recent bout.Filed under: News, Videos, WSOF more

  • 23 days ago
  • 50 views

The Ultimate Fighter 19 season finale takes place on Sunday, and it is headlined by a battle of the coaches. For the third time, Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn will step inside the cage to oppose each other. The first two times both went the way of Edgar by unanimous decision. This time they meet at 145 pounds. UFC 112 was the site of the first meeting between the two legends, but Edgar was not yet a legend. In a close battle, Edgar got the nod on the judges' scorecards, but many felt like Penn did e more

  • 24 days ago
  • 210 views

Chris Weidman knocked Anderson Silva out at UFC 162. He stopped him again in their rematch at UFC 168 after Silva snapped his leg on a checked kick. He defeated the greatest fighter on the face of the planet twice, successfully calling the middleweight throne his own in the process. Even after doing all of that, some people still feel the newly crowned champ lacks the sort of credibility his predecessor had. He’ll be stepping into the Octagon against Lyoto Machida on Saturday, July 5 at UFC 175  more

  • 25 days ago
  • 22 views

UFC / WEC veteran Dan Downes talks strategy and predictions for UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida, taking place Saturday, July 5... more

  • 25 days ago
  • 30 views

What does victory mean for Chris Weidman, Lyoto Machida, Ronda Rousey, and Alexis Davis ahead of their respective headlining fights this weekend (Sat., July 5, 2014) at UFC 175: “Weidman vs. Machida” at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada? We explore the consequences below. Let us explore the glory, shall we? UFC 175: "Weidman vs. Machida" will take place this upcoming Saturday night (July 5, 2014) from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, with a card that took a bit of a more