Nick Diaz’s longtime head coach Cesar Gracie believes a trifecta of advantages–youth, chin and ground game–will lead Nick Diaz to victory against Anderson Silva. While Nick Diaz has had several public interviews since signing his contract extension with the UFC, it is his former coach Cesar Gracie who has offered up the more stinging comments regarding Diaz's opponent, Anderson Silva. Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva was made official several days ago, with UFC President going on SportsCenter to rev read news >>
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Before their key lightweight matchup to close out the UFC on FOX 12 prelims on Saturday, Daron Cruickshank and Jorge Masvidal talked about their fight.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
The stars of UFC 175 meet the press and size up their opponents at Ultimate Media Day. Middleweight champ Chris Weidman faces a ground and pound onslaught from a much smaller opponent. read news >>
Since the start of 2014, the UFC has been expanding the size of its roster at a pretty brisk clip. The world’s leading mixed martial arts promotion now has roughly 500 fighters under contract and is looking to scoop up talented prospects wherever they can in order to fill out their ever-expanding schedule of fight cards. The next fighter to sign on the dotted line should be World Series of Fighting bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes, who is on a seven-fight winning streak and has looked like a read news >>
LAS VEGAS – Robbie Lawler knows he needs to stay away from Jake Ellenberger’s power – and Ellenberger is in the same boat. But actually, Ellenberger is a Lawler fan – just one who needs to put it on hold for a while.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, Only on (...) read news >>
MEMPHIS – Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko said he’s well prepared for the extra bulk his light heavyweight opponent will bring to the cage at Bellator 120.Filed under: Bellator, Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>
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NEWARK, N.J. – Neil Magny came in with a size and reach advantage over UFC newcomer Gasan Umalatov, and he put both to good use in a one-sided affair that resulted in a unanimous decision winFiled under: News, UFC Tagged: Gasan Umalatov, Neil Magny, UFC 169 read news >>
Some need a drill sergeant in the corner. Others need a cheerleader. But for MMA fighters of all stripes, finding a coach with the style that’s right for them may be far more important than many realize.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Johny Hendricks, Julie Kedzie read news >>
A study in brain trauma among professional fighters in Las Vegas is under progress and recently a preliminary paper was published.
104 boxers and 135 mixed martial artists has been under the loupe for some time and the study shows that the more experienced the fighter is, the more decreased the volume of important regions of the brain and the functional connections between them are.
"Among 104 boxers and 135 mixed martial arts competitors, the number of years of pro fighting cor read news >>
RIO DE JANEIRO - Neither size nor toughness could save Stephan Bonnar from Anderson Silva. Silva, who stepped up to light heavyweight to save the injury-rattled UFC 153, brazenly took Bonnar's best shots before launching a knee that crumpled "The American Psycho" in the first round. The light heavyweight bout served as the main event of Saturday's UFC 153 event at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. read news >>
With back-to-back UFC wins, Chris Camozzi believes he's starting to hit his stride. The middleweight welcomes Luiz Cane to 185 pounds on Saturday at UFC 153. It'd be easy to presume Cane to have a home-cage advantage in his native Brazil. But Camozzi said he's excited for the opportunity to make the journey. UFC 153 takes place at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro with a main card on pay-per-view following prelims on FX and Facebook. Camozzi and Cane fight on the Facebook prelims. read news >>