One of the hottest free agents in MMA is not a man but a woman. That woman is former pro boxing champ and undefeated mixed martial artist Holly Holm.
Holm, who is 7-0, is currently mending a broken arm suffered in April. However, she should be ready to go in the coming months, and the UFC has been pursuing the WMMA star actively, Shaun Al-Shatti of MMA Fighting reports. In the event that the UFC does sign Holm, who should she debut against? Let's take a look at four possibilities for her eventua more
Women's MMA is growing, and with that, we must keep up with the times. Women are getting more and more opportunities in mixed martial arts, as well as becoming more prevalent on the big stage.
The UFC, Invicta and World Series of Fighting are just three of the major organizations that host female fighters. When you consider Deep Jewels, MMA Super Heroes and several others who let the ladies compete, you have a bunch of proving grounds for these up-and-coming athletes.
Here is this month's instal more
UFC President Dana White set the MMA world on fire when he defended the decision of the UFC and Fox Sports to terminate Chael Sonnen's broadcasting contract, but if he plays his cards right, "The American Gangster" could be back. In an interview with MMA Fight Corner's Heidi Fang (at the 5:58 mark), White explained that while the chips are down for Sonnen right now, he could feasibly return to working for the promotion (transcription per Mixedmartialarts.com): "It breaks my heart," [White] said. more
MMA is fun again.
Chris Weidman finally got the chance to prove his victories over Anderson Silva in consecutive middleweight title fights weren't a fluke when he defended his strap against Lyoto Machida in the main event of UFC 175 tonight (Sat., July 5, 2014) at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
After a "Fight of the Year" contender, I think it's safe to say MMA fans believe him.
Because he was fighting Machida, the action was slow early, neither fighter able to land anythin more
Up for the challenge to handle Lyoto Machida's A-game, Chris Weidman retained his middleweight belt by outlasting the former light heavyweight champ in a unanimous-decision victory (49-45, 48-47, 49-46) in the main event of UFC 175 on Saturday in Las Vegas.
Weidman, who went the distance for the fourth time in his career and the first time since his win over Demian Maia, grounded a slippery Machida five times and outstruck the cunning Brazilian, 90-63.
The win ran The All-American's overall reco more
Saturday night, Chris Weidman continued to stake his claim as one of the best fighters in the world. In an exciting five-round war, Weidman was able to hold off Lyoto Machida, via unanimous decision.
It was Weidman's second title defense, with his first being a rematch win over Anderson Silva. It has established Weidman as a star in the UFC and a guy who could potentially become the pound-for-pound king at some point.
So, who is next for the middleweight champ, whenever he returns? Let's take a more
In perhaps the most gutsy performance of his storied career, Lyoto Machida fell to middleweight champ Chris Weidman in the main event of UFC 175 on Saturday in Las Vegas.
Despite the fact that Weidman beat him at his own game, the former UFC light heavyweight champ could hold his battered face high at night's end, knowing that he didn't regress in defeat.
The UFC's brass will surely pit the The Dragon, who hasn't faced an unranked opponent since 2007, with yet another top-flight foe in his next more
Since she wows the crowd every time she graces the Octagon, it'd be inaccurate to say that Ronda Rousey made a statement with her swift disposal of Alexis Davis in the co-main event of UFC 175 on Saturday in Las Vegas.
If anything, the unbeaten Rousey, who's only gone out of the first round once in 10 fights, just continued to solidify her legacy as the greatest female mixed martial artist of all time.
Rousey KO'd the second-ranked Davis with a picturesque sequence of strikes topped off with a h more
UFC bantamweight staple Urijah Faber got back to his winning ways with a submission victory over Alex Caceres in the main event of the preliminary card Saturday at UFC 175.
Faber bounced back from a TKO loss to Renan Barao in a bantamweight title fight at UFC 162 by cinching up a fight-ending rear-naked choke on the 11th-ranked "Bruce Leeroy" early in the third round.
"The California Kid" has suffered just three losses in the UFC (each of which were title fights) and has prevailed in five of his more