[autotag]Chael Sonnen[/autotag] remained a fixture in the world of MMA news when the UFC and FOX released him on Monday following a second failed drug test. On Tuesday, UFC President Dana White spoke about the decision he and the UFC were faced with after learning of Sonnen's second failed test. more
The UFC president responds to prodigal Lightweight Nate Diaz' recent tweets bashing Cowboy Cerrone in predictable fashion.
Well this was predictable.
UFC president Dana White apparently heard about Nate Diaz' tweet this week bashing Donald Cerrone and has his usual pithy response.
First some background. Cerrone is headlining tonight's UFC Fight Night Atlantic City against Jim Miller. Diaz is holding out for higher pay from the UFC.
With that out of the way, here's Dana's quote from UFC.com: "Nat more
DUBLIN – Although featherweight Conor McGregor is shooting for the moon just three fights into his octagon career, UFC President Dana White isn’t keen on letting up-and-comers bite off more than they can chew. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
The demand was too great. The UFC, quite simply, had no choice. The fan outcry was too long, too loud. If the UFC didn't start staging two cards in one day every so often, the global consumer base was going to revolt, atrophy, die or worse.
Welcome to the brave new world. UFC Fight Night 41 and the The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 finale, both held on May 31, were the Lewis and Clark of this subgenre. Let us rejoice in these pioneers and be glad in them.
Now comes a new chapter, lumbering along in more
As we reported this past week, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has been cleared to resume training after his recovery from a broken leg. Check out the video footage from one of his first sessions.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos more
Shit just got real ... cordial.
Former Strikeforce 185-pound champion Cung Le will finally return to the Octagon, headlining the upcoming UFC Fight Night 48 event opposite Michael Bisping inside the Cotai Arena in Macau, China, on Aug. 23, 2014, live on (you guessed it) Fight Pass.
More on that fight here.
The middleweights came face-to-face on Sunday night (June 22, 2014) during a pre-fight press tour, but don't let the hard looks fool you, these two have been chumming it up since the moment th more
At UFC 178, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will once again face off against his most difficult opponent to date in Alexander Gustafsson. Since the end of their first Octagon meeting at UFC 165, in which Jones won by unanimous decision, the UFC and the majority of MMA fans had been pining for a Jones/Gustafsson rematch. Eventually getting their wish, the champion will defend his title for a second time against his Swedish counterpart on September 27. The Champion’s Reluctance
After his more
A complete list of significant new fights reported in the past week. more
And "The Great" may need divine intervention to avoid the ZUFFA chopping block ... again.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Nate Marquardt dropped down to the welterweight division in 2012, finding early success against Tyron Woodley in Strikeforce. But the thrill of victory would soon give way to the agony of defeat, and "The Great" was anything but in the three fights that followed.
Now he's back at 185 pounds, because that's where God wants him to be.
"I just feel like that's more