"You can’t put that pressure on of trying to top your last performance. My goal is to just go out there and win. I don’t care how I do it." - T.J. Dillashaw read news >>
UFC light-heavyweight competitor Ovince St. Preux joined UFC Tonight hosts Kenny Florian and Brian Stann to discuss his upcoming main event against Ryan Bader.
Although Ovince St. Preux is still getting his feet wet inside the UFC octagon, he is confident about his ability to dispatch one of the more "overrated" competitors in the division.
The light-heavyweight competitor, who is 4-0 since joining the UFC ranks, including wins over Nikita Krylov and Ryan Jimmo, does not feel any added pressure read news >>
The pressure is on when slugging heavyweights Shawn Jordan and Jack May could be throwing down for their jobs at UFC Fight Night 47 this Saturday night(August 16, 2014) from Bangor, Maine. How can each heavy hitter pickup a job-saving win? Read our fight preview to find out!
This Saturday night (August 16, 2014) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweights Shawn Jordan and Jack May will battle on the main card of UFC Fight Night 47, airing live at 10 p.m. ET from Cross Insurance Center in B read news >>
Expectation can be a difficult thing to hold in mixed martial arts, but Aljamain Sterling has worn it well.
After an impressive run on smaller stages around the sport that served to built a solid amount of buzz around his name, the 24-year-old New York native received the call to bring his services to the UFC. Sterling's blend of tenacity, pressure and grappling prowess proved far too much for competition on the regional scene to handle, and questions lingered as to how the Serra-Longo product w read news >>
Pressure can be good or bad.
It often lends a hand in propelling fighters to a level otherwise undiscovered, but it can also serve as a crippling mental handicap.
In any case, the feeling of being under pressure effects each and every professional athlete in some way, not just the ones who enter a cage and fight another human being for a living.
Based on past experiences, future expectations and overall divisional stakes, here are five MMA fighters under the most pressure to perform right now.Be read news >>
Conor McGregor was coming into his fight against Diego Brandao with a massive amount of pressure on his shoulders. The UFC is banking on him becoming a massive star, and the Irish competitor lived up to those expectations.
From start to finish he battered Brandao in every position of the contest. While Brandao was a replacement for Cole Miller and far from a high-ranking opponent, McGregor has found himself in a position where he has vaulted himself to prominence in the featherweight division.
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DUBLIN – Mike King isn’t feeling the pressure for his official UFC debut, and isn’t feeling any going into the lion’s den, either. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
The fight game is a complex environment where a multitude of attributes can determine success or failure, and Conor McGregor has proven to be a quick study to the finer points of combat sports.
There is no doubt that talent is ultimately what matters when the cage door closes—something the 26-year-old Irishman has in spades—but there are other elements that can elevate a fighter's profile in rapid fashion. Those who grasp the importance of self-promotion seem to have a foot up on their peers, an read news >>
Perhaps "The Skyscraper" can be rebuilt, starting with a "Prelims" bout on Fight Pass.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Stefan Struve has not seen action for over a year, following heart trouble that nearly ended his mixed martial arts (MMA) career. After finally securing clearance to return to the fight game, he was booked to throw hands opposite Matt Mitrione.
Unfortunately, the fight never materialized.
That's because "Skyscraper" fainted backstage, not long before he was set read news >>
BE's striking specialist breaks down the pressure game of Saul "Canelo" Alvarez in preparation for his big PPV showdown with Cuban master Erislandy Lara. read news >>
LAS VEGAS – Check out the full media scrum with UFC 175 women’s bantamweight challenger Alexis Davis from Las Vegas.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>