The UFC is full of some of the most gifted athletes in sports, and it didn't take long for Americans to find out.
According to digital marketing gurus Compete Pulse, in 2006, the UFC became the fastest growing sport in America. Things haven't slowed down since then, as UFC pay-per-view events continued to rack up huge numbers, surpassing 1 million buys on many occasions, most recently during UFC 168, according to MMAPayout.com.
So, what's the root cause for the epic success of this organization? more
Despite talk of her saving the UFC 176 card with a quick turnaround, it appears Ronda Rousey suffered a significant hand injury in her UFC 175 win.
At the conclusion of the UFC 175 broadcast, Ronda Rousey was shown backstage with stitches in her hand. The stitches seemed to go across the knuckle at the joint of her right index finger and her hand.
The injury to her hand likely eliminates any further need to speculate on her availability to save the UFC 176 card. Joe Rogan had asked Rousey "at th more
Ronda Rousey's electrifying knockout win of Alexis Davis was many things; scary, dominant, legacy-building all come to mind. While it wasn't quite record-breaking, it came pretty darn close.
Officially clocked at 16 seconds, Rousey tied for the second-fastest knockout in UFC title fight history. It tied Frank Shamrock's 16-second knockout win over Kevin Jackson at UFC Japan in 1997 where he would win the inaugural UFC middleweight championship (which would later be renamed the light heavyweight more
For a moment, Ronda Rousey was a consideration to try and save the now-cancelled UFC 176 fight card. The idea never grew legs, and it's probably a good thing since it has been revealed she has a broken hand. more
UFC president Dana White talks about pay-per-view numbers and champions as headliners following the UFC 175 post-fight press conference at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas on July 5. more
UFC President Dana White spoke with members of the media following the UFC Fight Night: Dublin event and compared Conor McGregor’s ambition to that of Ronday Rousey. Conor McGregor's star power is hard to deny, particularly following Saturday night's UFC event in Dublin, Ireland, where he was drowned in a sea of screaming fans and adoring countrymen.
The Irishman made such a dramatic impact during the event that even UFC President Dana White was quick to compare the surging featherweight to wome more
So basically, Alexis Davis is screwed wherever the fight goes.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will defend her 135-pound strap against Alexis Davis in the co-main event of UFC 175, which takes place over Fourth of July Weekend (Sat., July 5, 2014) inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
And she's looking to prove a point against the "Ally-Gator."
"Rowdy" is hoping to demonstrate that Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is not superior to judo. And more
A trio of UFC titlists – Ronda Rousey, Jon Jones and Chris Weidman -- have received ESPY nominations for 2014. more
This year, the UFC raised the bar with nominations for ESPY awards, getting four nods for three fighters: Ronda Rousey, Jon Jones and Chris Weidman. Filed under: News, UFC more