Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino gets closer to the UFC every day, it seems. Earlier today, the UFC announced during a conference call that its online subscription service, UFC Fight Pass, would host Invicta FC 8 on September 6. Following that announcement, Invicta FC president Shannon Knapp opened the floor to the media for questions, and Cyborg's name popped up immediately. Will she still fight for Invicta? At what weight class? Members of the media had questions, and Knapp had answers. "We're in co read news >>
Weight cutting problems come up once again for Melvin Guillard and Cody Bollinger.
Cody Bollinger's chances of being a UFC fighter ended when he failed to make weight against Anthony Gutierrez on season 18 of The Ultimate Fighter. Melvin Guillard's downward spiral towards his own UFC exit included missing weight in an eventual KO loss against Donald Cerrone at UFC 150. For Guillard, a World Series of Fighting debut awaited him tomorrow against Gesias Cavalcante, while Bollinger's 2nd WSOF bout w read news >>
[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. read news >>
UFC president Dana White has broken his silence on the Chael Sonnen situation.
While the UFC issued an official statement on Monday -- announcing that the company and FOX Sports were cutting ties with Sonnen, who failed his second Nevada Athletic Commission drug test in less than a month -- White himself had not spoken directly on the situation.
Tuesday night on FOX Sports 1, White spoke on the matter, saying it wasn't easy to cut someone he considers a friend.
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TUF 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum has looked solid since cutting down to welterweight, but he's in for a stiff test when he faces off with Nicholas Musoke in the co-main event of this Saturday's (June 28, 2014) UFC Fight Night 44 from San Antonio, Texas. How can each 170-pound prospect continue their surge? Read our fight preview to find out!
This Saturday night (June 28, 2014), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweights Kelvin Gastelum and Nicholas Musoke will go to war in the co-main event read news >>
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Matt Brown has been told he’ll receive a welterweight title shot if he can defeat Robbie Lawler on July 26 in UFC on FOX 12’s main event. He said any other scenario “hasn’t crossed my mind.”Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
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The son of Chuck Liddell's famed trainer, John Hackleman Jr. is forging his own path through the MMA jungle. He steps back in the RFA cage on Friday night. read news >>
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Bloody Elbow caught up with Jim Miller during UFC 172 fight week. In this installment of the multipart series we talked weight cutting, fight prep, music, what led him to MMA, what goes on in the corner between rounds, and more
Friday April 25, 2014
BALTIMORE - Jim Miller stepped on the scale at the Baltimore Arena on Friday afternoon, checking in at 155 pounds. By Friday evening he had eaten a protein bar, a banana and a bit of a turkey sandwich.
If that doesn't sound like much, keep in mind th read news >>
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Ariel Helwani and the gang talk about the UFC's decision to cut Jake Shields, the ongoing dialogue between brothers Nick and Nate Diaz and Dana White over fighter pay, drug testing, and more. read news >>
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Taking some flak following the release of former No. 1 welterweight contender Jake Shields, UFC president Dana White is trying to illuminate fans on the decision. Speaking with Yahoo! Sports' Kevin Iole, White says money was just one factor in parting ways with Shields.
"We look at everything," White said. "Everything. Money has something to do with it. I'd be lying if I said it didn't. But that wasn't the only reason or the main reason. It was a part of the piece of the puzzle as we were doing read news >>