Things move at a rapid pace in mixed martial arts, and Kelvin Gastelum is getting used to receiving his education on the fly. Just 14 months ago, the Arizona-based fighter was staring down the barrel of a long-shot opportunity against one of the most highly touted competitors to ever come through The Ultimate Fighter tournament in Uriah Hall.
The flashy striker's highlight reel knockouts during the 17th season of the reality-based fighting program had evoked talk of future title runs and a fast read news >>
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A little more than three months after a his first UFC loss, Gegard Mousasi is back in action today at UFC Fight Night 41. But it’s hardly the quick turnaround some UFC fans seem to think it is.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
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The UFC's international expansion has come at a rapid pace this year, as the introduction of UFC Fight Pass has allowed the company to put on more fight cards than any other year. This includes bringing the show on the road to markets who have yet to have an event or don't get events nearly enough.
This year alone, the UFC has broken into Singapore, while returning to locations such as Abu Dhabi and Macau. They also plan on touchdowns in New Zealand, Ireland and Germany, among other places.
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Without opponents that have engaged the masses, both Jon Jones and Ronda Rousey, UFC's biggest stars, are doing in the mid-300s on pay-per-view, but the numbers look at pick up in the second half of the year as each look to have bigger name foes.
With Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva out of action, it figured to be a lean pay-per-view year, a business with results that vary wildly based largely on the main event attraction.
For example, in 2013, a successful year which topped 6 million buys read news >>
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Flyweight Zach Makovsky has kept a fast pace in the past three months of his MMA career, with three fights in four months, including his UFC debut. Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: UFC 170, Zach Makovsky read news >>
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UFC fighter and FOX Sports analyst Chael Sonnen has been named Honorary Pace Car Driver for The Profit on CNBC 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 2. read news >>
Cub Swanson didn’t have the best opening round in his UFC 162 featherweight matchup against Dennis Siver, but trainer Greg Jackson knew he would be just fine. read news >>
At just 26 years of age, Nick Pace has already been to the top of the MMA world and now he's working on a comeback. It begins with Saturday's Glory 9 kickboxing event in New York. read news >>
Former Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix champion, Daniel Cormier was able to dictate Frank Mir winning his UFC debut at UFC on Fox 7 on Saturday night. read news >>
The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale continued the UFC’s streak of setting TV ratings records for Fuel TV. read news >>
UFC Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz will be Honorary Pace Car Driver at Phoenix International Raceway for the SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500 on Sunday. read news >>