Jerrod Sanders is dropping two weight classes, from lightweight to bantamweight, for his next UFC bout.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
BANGOR, Maine – UFC Fight Night 47 may not be the most stacked event in UFC history, but it’s the most diverse. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Super search engine and mass media giant, Google is now offering in-house BJJ lessons for its emplyees.
There are thousands of people that work for Google around the globe, but if you're one of the privileged few that gets to work out of their corporate headquarters in Mountain View California, there's another reason to be counting your lucky stars. In addition to free healthy meals for its staff, ping pong and a variety of other amazing perks, Google has just added Brazilian jiu-jitsu lessons t read news >>
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Changing weight classes has become a mainstay in today's MMA culture. Much like the Hollywood reboot, changing divisions remains one of the most valuable cards any fighter holds in his or her back pocket when things get rough.
Far too often are fighters plagued by simple things beyond their control.
Frankie Edgar saw that he no longer had a place amongst the UFC's elite lightweights after dropping two-straight losses to former lightweight champion Benson Henderson. A change in division afforded read news >>
UFC 177 will provide the lighter weight classes with another chance to showcase their skills, as title fights in the bantamweight and flyweight divisions headline the evening's main card. But the Aug. 30 event, to be held in Sacramento, California, is not exactly creating a buzz within the MMA world.
There's at least some intrigue about UFC 177's main event, a rematch between T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao, with fans wanting to see if Barao can respond to the shellacking he took at UFC 173.
The read news >>
Josh Thomson knows how to get the media and fans talking as much about his actions outside the cage as about his actual fights. Never one to shy away from his sharing his opinion, "The Punk" is back at it again.
Speaking to Damon Martin of Fox Sports, Thomson basically said that anyone who fights above 155 pounds isn't as good as everyone who fights in the lighter weight classes: You hit 185, 205 and heavyweight, those guys are always just good at like one thing, two things, but they're not grea read news >>
The UFC hasn’t traveled to the fight-rich Republic of Ireland in five years, but on Saturday, the octagon finally returns with UFC Fight Night 46. Here are 35 pre-fight facts about the event.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
B.J. Penn and Frankie Edgar fight for the third time on Sunday at the TUF 19 Finale. Get a trilogy’s worth of pre-fight facts about the event inside. Filed under: News read news >>
Manny Gamburyan talks about why he wants to switch weight classes and his teammate Ronda Rousey's upcoming title defense at UFC 175. read news >>
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UFC champions ascend to the throne of their respective weight classes for one primary reason: They're incredible mixed martial artists. It sounds obvious, right? Simple as that idea may be, MMA weeds out the pretenders from the contenders like few other sports. Sometimes, a fighter will catch a hot streak and work his way into a title fight, but order is quickly restored, and the champion sends him or her tumbling back to earth. Right now, the UFC boasts a group of champions in flux. Just one ye read news >>
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In the UFC’s constantly evolving weight classes, a breakthrough performance or memorable victory can jump a title hopeful from the middle of the pack to the top of a division. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>