Hector Lombard was on the rise in the UFC's welterweight division before an injury forced him to the sidelines earlier this year.
The fighter, now known as “Showeather,” is prepping for a return to the Octagon. With much of the 170-pound division jockeying for position to climb the ladder, there are a number of interesting matchups that would keep Lombard on the short list of title contenders.
However, the Cuban native should not have to look far for his next opponent—the man he should face, Tyr read news >>
Charles "Do Bronx" wants to beat Nik Lentz before looking ahead in his UFC career and would like to fight in Metamoris. Owner of six submission wins inside the octagon, the still young Charles Oliveira hopes to get one more victory in 2014 - after submitting Andy Ogle and Hatsu Hioki -, against Nik Lentz, at UFC Fight Night: Mousasi vs. Souza, on September 5. Claiming to Bloody Elbow to be now a more mature fighter and focusing in giving one more step forward at Featherweight division, the 24-ye read news >>
When Benson Henderson fights, you can usually count on getting comfortable. There's time to secure your popcorn, visit the loo and make sure your stamp collection is in order. There is no rush, no funny feeling in your stomach, no threat of imminent violence. There's just a man, a fence and a clinch. It's a formula that's led to nine decisions in his last 11 fights.
So you can forgive me for settling in for the long haul last night just as Rafael dos Anjos redrew the lines of an incredibly compl read news >>
Following his arrest in California in connection to his alleged assault on Christy Mack, Jon Koppenhaver will be extradited to Nevada.
A brief update on Jon Koppenhaver's arrest following his flight from justice in connection to assault charges filed by Christy Mack and Corey Taylor. The Boston Herald reports that Koppenhaver has waived his right to contest extradition back to Nevada, where he allegedly assaulted his off again on again girlfriend Christy Mack and reality TV star Corey Thomas.
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So, you're on a six-fight winning streak in one of the toughest divisions the UFC has to offer. You've defeated the division's fifth-, 10th-, 11th- and 14th-ranked fighters in the process. You even managed to KO the No. 14 fighter in the division above you. That should be enough to grant you a shot at the title, right?
Well, kind of. Cub Swanson, the UFC's second-ranked featherweight—behind only Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes—is just a little more than a month removed from a five-round unanimous deci read news >>
Khabib Nurmagomedov is one of the newest names in the ever-growing list of mixed martial arts fighters hampered by injuries.
Unfortunately for the athlete, the knee injury that has forced him out of competition came at a time when he was surging toward the top of the lightweight division.
Even though he's still months away from returning to the Octagon, the Ultimate Fighting Championship has a number of opponents waiting to welcome him back. However, one of the most interesting options isn't on read news >>
It may be born out of a bad situation, but Cathal Pendred is putting Mike King's lost bonus money to good use.
Sometimes the best things can come from bad decisions. Little did Mike King know when he decided to juice going into his fight with Cathal Pendred, that at least some of the bonus money he'd end up losing would go to charity. That's what Pendred himself is saying after he successfully campaigned to receive King's half of their FOTN bonus from UFC Fight Night Dublin. Thank you @danawhite read news >>
Alexander Gustafsson believes that he, not Daniel Cormier, should be facing Jon Jones for the light heavyweight championship on Jan. 3. In the meantime, the Swede is willing to wait for the title shot that he believes belongs to him. read news >>
Because "The Mauler" isnt going to be fighting for the title anytime soon, regardless of how upset he is.
Alexander Gustafsson's manager recently declared that "The Mauler" would rather sit out to face the winner of Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier instead of taking another fight in the interim.
The only problem is, that means he could potentially be out for a year, since the "Bones" vs. "DC" light heavyweight title fight has been moved to UFC 182, which will take place on Jan. 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, read news >>
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Korea's "deadly beauty" Song Ga-Yeon makes her MMA debut at ROAD FC 17 on August 17, 2014. Life hasn't been smooth for the media sensation. read news >>
ONE FC makes its Dubai debut later this month.
The ONE FC featherweight belt will be on the line on August 29th, but the title match between champion Koji Oishi and challenger Jadamba Naruntungalag will not be the only significant 145-pound bout on the card.
Herbert Burns is looking to build on the momentum of two impressive ONE FC wins and if the undefeated Brazilian featherweight can earn a third successive victory he will potentially be in pole position for a shot at the belt.
Burns (3-0) has read news >>