BANGOR, Maine – Ahead of today’s UFC Fight Night 47 event in Bangor, Maine, MMAjunkie assistant editor Matt Erickson takes you inside the card.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
Three new faces on the UFC radar as CFFC lightweight champion Paul Felder joins MFC champ Anthony Birchak and former Bellator champ Joe Soto in the UFC.
The UFC is giving a lot of love to current and former title holders in outside organizations of late. Half of their ten signings so far this month have been past or current champions in smaller organizations. Of course, the bulk of that is right here with three new fighters added, and every one of them having held a belt in the not too distant p read news >>
Like water in a desert, legitimate title contenders are hard to come by.
Even in an international powerhouse like the UFC, the hard hitters and prolific practitioners who challenge calculated champions often lay an egg.
That's why it's not only difficult to predict how a fighter will perform in the biggest fight of his or her life, but more importantly it's proof that the contender line never gives us the insight we want.
Some fighters fly under the radar and never get the chance to shine, while read news >>
SAN JOSE – Former Strikeforce standout Gina Carano is still on the UFC’s radar, but UFC President Dana White fell short on his targeted goal of closing a deal this week.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
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Brian Ortega doesn’t mind flying below the radar, but he certainly has every intention of shaking things up once the smoke clears on his inaugural showing under the UFC banner. read news >>
Ronda Rousey wasn’t even a blip on the radar to Floyd Mayweather a few days ago, but, after winning an ESPY for Best Female Athlete, the UFC women’s bantamweight champ received both a congratulations and an apology from the undefeated boxing legend.
“Yeah, I wish her a congratulations because I didn’t know who she was,” Mayweather explained to Fight Hub TV. “I apologize because I didn’t know. I’m used to watching football and basketball, like I’m not really into boxing like that. When they tell read news >>
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Flying under the radar is not always a bad thing.
Sure it has its drawbacks when title discussions start whirling, but it helps to step into the Octagon as a man trying to prove his worth.
Time and time again, we've seen these underdogs rise to the occasion to capture victory that would otherwise seem impossible.
With that said, here is the most underrated fighter in each UFC weight class today and why they'll eventually escape divisional limbo.Begin Slideshow read news >>
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UFC Fight Night 40 has been flying under the radar, but the card boasts a number of intriguing matchups.
At the top, Matt Brown will meet Erick Silva in a battle between Top 15 welterweights. With six consecutive wins, Brown should be closing in on a shot at the 170-pound championship. If he beats Silva convincingly, "The Immortal" could be looking at a title-shot eliminator in the coming months.
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While talk surrounding UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has centered on Gina Carano and Cris Cyborg, Alexis Davis snuck into the picture to steal the next title shot. read news >>
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Lightweight Melvin Guillard, who was recently released by the UFC, is on the radar of rival promotion World Series of Fighting.
Melvin Guillard had some major ups and downs during his eight-plus years with the UFC. The lightweight competed 22 times inside the octagon, going 11-10 with one No Contest. But after a 2-5 (1 NC) streak where he showed little of the fire that made him a title challenger at one point, the promotion decided to pull the plug on his run and released him.
The 31-year-old st read news >>