UFC executive VP Lawrence Epstein says that the UFC supports properly regulated sports wagering throughout the United States. The UFC embraces gambling in ways that would seem foreign to fans of most other sports. The inclusion of gambling odds on pre-fight shows as well as during events and segments where "gambling experts" give advice on what plays to make show a willingness to play into the realities of the sports world. That the promotion is based out of Las Vegas and owned by the men who ow read news >>
Now that the UFC has officially rescinded their suspension of Cung Le, both the fighter and a UFC executive have very different things to say about it. The debacle over Cung Le's hGH test failure has been nothing short of a PR disaster. Not for the UFC, mind you, whose role in all this will be soon forgotten, but for Cung Le, who will now have to face years of people believing he's a proven steroid cheat, or, at the very least, dimly remember that he failed a drug test at some point, but not qui read news >>
The Duke Roufus camp continued to have success on Friday, adding another champion to its fold at RFA 10. Check out the show's highlights, from Mike Rhodes' title win to Cory Galloway's big stoppage, in the video inside. read news >>
Duke Roufus student Mike Rhodes laid claim to the inaugural RFA welterweight title with a unanimous decision over the tough Alan Jouban in Friday's RFA 10 headliner. read news >>
Justin Lawrence found the going rough when he made his way into the UFC via The Ultimate Fighter. He sees RFA as a place he can rebuild and become the fighter he knows he can be. read news >>
The way Lawrence Epstein remembers it, the UFC's newest partnership started with an unexpected answer to a simple question. read news >>
The UFC's fighter cuts have continued. The promotion has released Reuben Duran, Kurt Holobaugh, Justin Lawrence, Sam Sicilia and Issei Tamura. UFC officials on Wednesday confirmed the news to MMAjunkie.com. read news >>
LAS VEGAS – Justin Lawrence's striking is prolific, and opponents such as Daniel Pineda know it all too well. read news >>
UFC Chief Operating Officer Lawrence Epstein recently took part in the announcement of the UFC's new written code of conduct, and took some time to break it down. read news >>
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DENVER - Max Holloway found he didn't need to be flashy - just accurate.
The 20-year-old landed a pair of vicious body shots that dropped "The Ultimate Fighter: Live" vet Justin Lawrence for a second-round TKO.
The featherweight bout opened the main card of Saturday's UFC 150 event at Pepsi Center in Denver. It aired on pay-per-view following prelims on FX and Facebook.
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Max Holloway may only be 20 years old, but he's now got two wins inside the Octagon after a devastating body shot put former Ultimate Fighter Justin Lawrence away at UFC 150. read news >>