Veteran referee Vic Drakulich earning his pay from the commission.
Well, that was...something.
As expected, Brandon Rios and Diego Chaves went toe-to-toe in the main event of last night's (Aug. 2, 2014) HBO: "Boxing After Dark" tripleheader. They went a bit above and beyond the call of duty, however, and things went sour in a hurry.
Rios, as usual, immediately pursued an inside fight, digging away at Chaves' body while the Argentinian winged powerful bombs. As Rios found increasing success, howe read news >>
Former UFC welterweight title challenger Nick Diaz has ended his retirement and signed a three-fight deal with the promotion.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
Perhaps unsurprisingly, B.J. Penn had the highest base salary of all the fighters who competed on the TUF 19 Finale on Sunday night.
There weren't any marquee names on last night's TUF 19 Finale aside from the main event fighters B.J. Penn and Frankie Edgar. So it should be a surprise to no one that they were the highest earners on the card, with Edgar pocketing $260,000 and Penn $150,000. Not including the $200,000 worth of bonuses handed out, the two of them made more money than the other 20 f read news >>
The second of two UFC events in the same city in two days ends with the finale for the most-recent season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) on Fox Sports 1. The event will crown two new TUF winners in the middle and light heavyweight divisions. The card is headlined by the third meeting between Frankie Edgar and B.J. Penn.
Will Penn finally get his revenge on Edgar or is 'The Answer' still one step ahead of 'The Prodigy' even at featherweight? I answer these questions and more with my predictions fo read news >>
Talk about an exhibition of fighters at opposite ends of the mixed martial arts spectrum. Two legendary featherweights, Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn, are set to battle in the main event of the finale of The Ultimate Fighter 19 in Las Vegas.
The last three fights on Sunday night's card will be an example of fighters at the end of their careers, and some just beginning their UFC journey.
After leading their teams to this point through this season of the popular reality show, Edgar and Penn will fight read news >>
Urijah Faber inexplicably ends up on the Fox Sports 1 undercard for UFC 175 at the Mandalay Bay in Vegas against 'Bruce Leeroy' Alex Caceres. Read on for an analysis of the only matchup worth watching. I hear your Dallas Stars won the NHL arms race yesterday. Congrats.
Yes, Jim Nill is awesome. Getting Spezza to potentially center a second line with Hemsky and Nichushkin sounds fantastic with Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn hopefully getting any one of the many right wingers in our sys read news >>
Tune in after the action from UFC Fight Night: San Antonio ends to catch the official news from the post-fight press conference. read news >>
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If there’s one thing about Chael Sonnen’s 17-year MMA career that everyone can agree on, it’s that he got results.
The rest? That’s kind of a gray area.
Even Sonnen’s retirement announcement left room for speculation. Its proximity to his latest failed drug test and the revelation there were two different versions—one that aired live on Wednesday’s UFC Tonight and an apparent do-over that showed up online the next day—raised valid questions about his motivations.
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Vitor Belfort admitted that he tested positive for testosterone levels outside the therapeutic range in February, which led to his removal from a UFC middleweight title fight.
In news that may not be a shock to anyone, Vitor Belfort has finally ended the spectulation surrounding his random drug test in February. Following the drug test, the Nevada State Athletic Commission abolished all Testosterone Replacement Therapy exemptions and Belfort withdrew from his UFC middleweight title bout with Chr read news >>
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Stipe Miocic gave UFC fans exactly what they wanted on Saturday against Fabio Maldonado.
Mostly, what they wanted was to go to bed.
It was after midnight on the east coast by the time Miocic and Maldonado took the cage following roughly 10 and a half hours of nearly continuous UFC programming. Worn down by the fight company’s strange decision to run two events back-to-back on a single day, the fondest wish of the worldwide viewing audience was palpable just prior to the night’s 22nd and final fi read news >>
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Carl Froch was awarded a technical knockout win over rival George Groves when they first locked horns last November. The problem was that the win was clouded under a shroud of outrage as most who watched the tussle felt the stoppage came far too early. read news >>