Former Invicta FC atomweight champion Jessica Penne couldn’t pass up the chance to compete on The Ultimate Fighter 20, even if it meant going up a weight class. read news >>
The sports universe loves an underdog story, and Matt Brown is the UFC’s perfect rendition. One can look at Brown’s personal and athletic life to see multiple examples of how he has come back from near defeat.
The Immortal will step into the cage this Saturday in San Jose, California, to face Robbie Lawler, and his story embodies what makes professional sports so enthralling. Even though he’s played the underdog throughout most of his career, he should not be overlooked in any fashion come main read news >>
Most MMA fans, no matter the age, get the opportunity to gaze upon a genuine rivalry between two elite fighters in their lifetime. They square off back and forth, split victories and keep fans hungry.
That’s like winning $15 on a $1 scratcher from the gas station across the street.
Few fight fans ever get the opportunity to be witness to two of the best fight camps in the world—stocked to the brim with elite fighters—showcasing a similar rivalry.
That’s like landing the rich girl, or guy, who's read news >>
Title shots in the UFC can be tricky business, and Chris Cariaso is determined to make the most of his opportunity to get his hands on championship gold.
On Tuesday, the UFC announced the long-time bantamweight veteran turned surging flyweight would be the next opponent to face Demetrious Johnson at UFC 177 on Aug. 30. The call to compete for the flyweight strap came as a surprise to the 33-year-old Californian—and news of the bout sent a shockwave through the MMA community—but the door to the c read news >>
The UFC affords its fighters the unique opportunity to travel the world to someone else’s backyard and to beat them up there for prizes and glory. read news >>
That was the theme in Las Vegas on Saturday night at UFC 175 from the top of the card, right on down to the bottom.
Title holders got the last laugh, with Ronda Rousey downing the No. 2 fighter to hush any whispers of doubt and Chris Weidman surviving a surge from Lyoto Machida to quell the Anderson Silva "fluke" questions.
But before the co-main events, the trend was birthed by rising contenders with everything on the line. Three names in particular stuck out (it may have been four read news >>
At RFA 15 in June, the MMA world was given a rare opportunity courtesy of Daniel Aguiar. The Brazilian talks about his DQ loss for “timidity” with MMAjunkie.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>
Ronda Rousey might have an opportunity to prove her point.
In a recent interview on The Great MMA Debate podcast, Rousey said "judo fighters that are good on the ground never really got the respect they deserved" and that she "can beat any BJJ girl in the world, gi or no-gi, any weight division, black belt all the way in any rule setting."
The current lightweight and open class jiu-jitsu world champion, Bia Mesquita heard her quotes and wants to challenge the UFC bantamweight champion.
"She’s co read news >>
LOS ANGELES - When asked about his opportunity to make history Saturday night, Lyoto Machida's reply, is, well, Machida-like.
If "The Dragon" defeats Chris Weidman and wins the UFC middleweight title in the main event of UFC 175 in Las Vegas, the former light heavyweight champion will become just the third fighter in the promotion's history to win belts in two different weight classes.
But Machida didn't become one of mixed martial arts' most unique and respected figures by getting ahead of hims read news >>
Cub Swanson discusses Stephens' recent comments about punching power,physical conditioning, his dream team of trainers, the constant improvements in his striking and hand health and the evolution of patience he has grown accustomed to regarding a chance to fight for the belt. Tonight, in San Antonio, Cub Swanson will headline Ultimate Fight Night 44 against Jeremy Stephens. It's been 10 years since he started his career, and with hard work, dedication and the dynamic duo of trainers, he's amasse read news >>
Imagine you are a mixed martial artist. You work every day with one goal in mind: the UFC Octagon. You belong there. You sense it. Every step you take, every bite of food you ingest, is done with the UFC in mind. You're invited to participate on The Ultimate Fighter. Congratulations. It's not quite the UFC, but it's close. If you're really the trained beast you claim to be, you'll be in the UFC soon enough. Now imagine you went to tryouts, made the cut and received a fight to get into the TUF ho read news >>