As reported by Ariel Helwani Wednesday on UFC Tonight, UFC middleweight contender Vitor Belfort now says he's ready to make a return to fighting and intends to face the winner of UFC 175's main event between middleweight champion Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida.
According to his wife Joana Prado, Belfort's team has also been informed by the UFC that he is next in line for a shot at the middleweight title. Prado, along with Belfort's manager Glenn Robinson, has recently taken over the day-to-day more
Get ready MMA world, digital currency may become the next frontier in fighter sponsorship.
Whether we like it or not, digital currency is making the slow creep into popular culture and perception. While it may not be easily redeemable, and the value may fluctuate wildly, but it's place in the digital world certainly doesn't seem to be shrinking. And a strong place in the digital world, tends to mean a slow trickle into the real world. Helping this trickle along is digital currency entrepreneur B more
Cat Zingano is cleared and ready to fight, even if it means a short-notice headliner at next month’s UFC 176 event.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
After a sour-tasting no-contest decision disrupted a three-fight winning streak, Yusup Saadulaev is ready to get back on track at ONE FC: War of Dragons on Friday. more
Aljamain Sterling continues to improve each time he sets foot inside the Octagon. more
DUBLIN -- Ilir Latifi talks about his first-round finish of Chris Dempsey at UFC Fight Night 46, moving past his loss to Gegard Mousasi, his desire to fight a top 10 fighter, the sport of hurling, and more. more
UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson has reigned supreme as the best 125-pound fighter in the world, and over the past two years he has dispatched the entire divisional Top Five.
He’s looked dominant against his contemporaries and is set to defend his belt against the No. 8-ranked Chris Cariaso in a head-scratcher of a fight at UFC 177 on August 30. If fighters like Joseph Benavidez, Ian McCall and John Moraga can’t find a chink in the armor of Mighty Mouse, his next challeng more
Check out the video inside to see what keeps fighters like Benson Henderson, Ryan Bader and C.B. Dollaway grinding away in the Copper State of Arizona.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos more
For some time now, fans and officials have been pondering how to fix many of the problems currently in the sport of MMA.
Be it judging inconsistencies, fighters “coasting” by maintaining a top position without trying to improve said position for a finish, or just being overly tentative, the sport is still trying to come up with the next improvement.
As of now, most fights are three rounds, with each round lasting five minutes. For title fights, the bouts are five rounds, five minutes per round.