On Saturday the UFC boasts two fight cards on one day for the third time in history. Check out 45 pre-fight facts for when the octagon touches down in Tulsa with UFC Fight Night 49. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
This Saturday, the UFC double-dips again with two cards in the same 24 hours. The marathon begins on the other side of the world from Zuffa HQ, when UFC Fight Night 48 goes down in Macau, China. It airs entirely on UFC Fight Pass, the company's subscription streaming service. Earlier this summer, UFC prez Dana White indicated that international Fight Pass cards are not "for" American fans. This is one of those cards, replete with a 9 a.m. ET start time and a large helping of anonymous Chinese fi read news >>
Cage Warriors is upping the ante for fighters on its cards hoping that more of them will go after not just finishes, but unique finishes. Filed under: Cage Warriors, MMA Rumors, News read news >>
On July 11, I wrote a story detailing my wishes for the UFC to return to stacked pay-per-view events.
The story was written in the wake of the cancellation of UFC 176. I wanted the UFC to return to the good old days, when ordering a pay-per-view at home meant getting more than one or two fights you wanted to see. This used to be standard operating procedure, back in the days before the promotion began running one or two events almost every weekend.
There is hope peeking over the horizon. If the read news >>
The UFC will make four more trips to Brazil in 2014, and it already set the dates for the future cards.
UFC Fight Night 51 is already official for Sept. 13 in Brasilia, but sources close to the promotion confirmed to MMAFighting.com that the UFC will host events on Oct. 25, Nov. 8 and Dec. 20. Terra first reported the news.
The locations are already set, pending the contracts to be signed to make the cities and venues official.
Despite reports earlier this week indicating a possible event in a 5 read news >>
Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown fight for title shot implications for UFC on FOX 12. These cards lately have been awesome. And now for another solid outing. Where's your "oversaturation is killing the sport" card now, infidel?! Touche.
The UFC has been doing a solid job of getting me excited for watching a card at length, as opposed to in spots. True, some of the matchmaking has been squash-ish in nature, but it's also just been a matter of flat out solid matchmaking itself. Barboza vs. Dunham was read news >>
A pair of fights was added to UFC card in September.
Al Iaquinta and Rodrigo Damm, who recently had their UFC win streaks snapped, are set to collide at the UFC Fight Night 50 card at Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort Casino on Sept. 5. MMAFighting.com confirmed the match-up following a report from Newsday.
Iaquinta (8-3-1), the Ultimate Fighter 15 runner-up, recently suffered a second-round submission loss to Mitch Clarke at UFC 173. Prior to this fight, the Serra-Longo Fight Team product scored de read news >>
UFC fans have grown spoiled over the years.
This is not debatable. It is fact. Diehard fans of any sport will find a way to argue anything, and I am being quite literal in my usage of the term "literal."
You have a personal list of your own favorite fighters? You can be certain that someone is waiting around the bend, salivating for a chance to tell you why you are a wrong-headed idiot. There is no such thing as personal preference in fandom, because your preference might be different than the g read news >>
The UFC was forced to change plans with Jose Aldo’s injury and the cancellation of UFC 176, and new bouts were added to different cards in August.
The UFC 177 pay-per-view card, scheduled for Aug. 30 in Sacramento, Calif., now features a lightweight clash between Danny Castillo and Tony Ferguson and a middleweight bout between Derek Brunson and Lorenz Larkin.
Castillo (17-6) enters the 155-pound bout coming off a vicious knockout win over Charlie Brenneman in April, while Ferguson (15-3) looks f read news >>
Four bouts from the cancelled UFC 176 event, including Danny Castillo vs. Tony Ferguson and Derek Brunson vs. Lorenz Larkin, have already found a home on upcoming cards. read news >>
Following news of Jose Aldo's injury that forced him off the August 2nd main event against Chad Mendes, the UFC has pulled the plug on UFC 176.
For the 2nd time in 2 years, the UFC has been forced to scrap a PPV card.
UFC 176 in Los Angeles, CA was due to be headlined by featherweight champion Jose Aldo against Chad Mendes, but Aldo was forced to withdraw last week after suffering injuries to his shoulder and cervical spine. With the card just a month away, the UFC either had to scramble to find read news >>