When a fighter loses a title fight, he usually has to go back to the drawing board, see what went wrong and figure out how to come back stronger.
Some are able to do that very well and get back in title contention quickly. Others, like Frank Mir, don't do so well after a title loss.
With more divisions and fighters now than ever before, there are far more title fights and far more title contenders. Some contenders are ready for a second or maybe even a third shot at the belt. Let's see who they more
Antonio Silva got the best of Andrei Arlovski under the Strikeforce banner in 2010. “Bigfoot” will apparently get the chance to do the same on his home soil this September. more
Dana White alluded to a deal in Las Vegas that will make everyone understand why Jon Jones' rematch with Alexander Gustafsson is in Las Vegas. The UFC boss also said that Vegas wanted the fight more than Sweden and Toronto. more
Several bouts have been added to the August 23 UFC card in Macau, headlined by Michael Bisping and Cung Le.
The UFC's third trip to Macau is shaping up to be the best one yet, as this Fight Pass card will be featuring two bouts with divisional significance and top 10 contenders in Michael Bisping vs. Cung Le, and Tyron Woodley vs. Dong Hyun Kim. Apart from the TUF: China Featherweight finals, more bouts have been added to the card, as reported first by MMA-in-Asia.com.
Zhang Lipeng, the winner o more
Fans can also turn back the clock and check out the first seven Invicta FC events as part of their Fight Pass subscription. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing Invicta Fighting Championship (Invicta FC), the industry's only all-female mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, to the Fight Pass digital network with its first live event on Sept. 6, 2014, inside Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri.
The full fight card will include a pair of title fights, but no Cris Cyborg (yet), w more
It looks like Stefan Struve will return to the Octagon after all.
The 7-foot-tall heavyweight from the Netherlands was pulled from his scheduled bout against Matt Mitrione at UFC 175 on July 5 after suffering a fainting spell in his locker room during warmups.
Since Struve was returning from more than a year out of action after being diagnosed with a heart condition, speculation that this would spell the end of Struve's career was near-instantaneous.
But on Monday's edition of the MMA Hour, Stru more
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The usual mixture of TUF projects, veterans, and prizefighters getting a chance to pimp out their ethnicity for the fans in Dublin, Ireland get together for a good bit of the ole' ultraviolence. Sweet. More fights. I can't wait. McGregor vs. Brandao is gonna be sweet!
Well, if by 'sweet', you mean Brandao is gonna be ripped apart and his pieces will be mailed to every favela in Brazil, then yes.
Ok so the main card is filled with hilariously one-sided matchups, but what about the undercard?
The Ultimate Fighting Championship wants to pit middleweight champion Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort in Brazil, but the Nevada Athletic Commission has to first okay the bout. more