In Dana White's first video blog for UFC 177, Matt Mitrione comforts a distraught Stefan Struve after the heavyweight passed out in the locker room, Uriah Hall deals with the agonizing aftermath of his badly broken toe, White explodes when Joe Rogan and the infamous producer in the truck put UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey on the spot, plus more from UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida, read news >>
UFC President Dana White's bad week looks like it has just gotten worse. The UFC's head honcho apparently got a shout-out in the upcoming issue of GQ magazine—though it's on the list of the sleaziest people in sports. Twitter user Ryan Loco posted a screenshot of the article earlier this evening (some language NSFW).
"Turns out underpaying your UFC employees, bullying rivals, and generally impersonating Don King as a bald white guy doesn't do wonders for your charisma!" the article says. Shockin read news >>
The UFC says that they will be changing their drug testing program to unannounced, year round blood and urine testing. This would represent a significant shift in philosophy for the promotion.
The UFC has long defended criticisms of performance enhancing drug use in the sport by pointing out that drug testing is (mostly) handled by commissions, or "these guys are tested by the government."
The fact that the standard commission tests have mostly consisted of pre and post fight urine tests, easy t read news >>
The UFC’s next Fight Night card goes down on September 5 at Foxwoods Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut, and has the potential to be 2014’s best fight card on free TV. A middleweight battle between Gegard Mousasi and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza headlines the event, and Alistair Overeem will take on the returning “Big” Ben Rothwell in the co-main event.
It’s no coincidence that the UFC chose this particular event to showcase so many great matchups. Just up the road at Mohegan Sun Arena, Bellator MMA will read news >>
Mark Hunt has signed a new six-fight deal with the UFC and he will likely retire from fighting upon fulfilling his contract, according to a report on Wednesday. Hunt spoke with UFC Tonight and explained that rumors about him considering an immediate retirement were unfounded, and the fighter is very happy with his new deal. [...] read news >>
Ovince St. Preux will look to bounce back from his main event loss to Ryan Bader at UFC Fight Night Bangor when he takes on Rafael Cavalcante on Nov. 8 in Uberlandia, Brazil. read news >>
With the UFC's middleweight division in a state of flux as champion Chris Weidman waits to make his next title defense against Vitor Belfort in December, other top contenders are trying land dance partners.
Namely, former light heavyweight champion, Lyoto Machida, who is coming of a spirited decision loss to Weidman in July. Machida is currently ranked No. 2 in the UFC's media-derived middleweight rankings, and there was some talk about him facing No. 5 ranked Luke Rockhold next. Yet that change read news >>
Two of Ryan Bader's latest victims, Ovince St. Preux and Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante, will look to climb back into the win column when they collide in a light heavyweight battle on November 8th at the UFC Fight Night card in Uberlandia, Brazil.
Promotion officials announced the bout on Wednesday via the official UFC Brazil Twitter account.
Both St. Preux (16-6) and Cavalcante (12-5, 1 NC) suffered sustained, one-sided beatings at the hands of Bader in their most recent outings, with St. Preux and read news >>
UFC welterweight Demian Maia has been diagnosed with a bone infection and is indefinitely sidelined from fighting, according to a report on Wednesday evening. read news >>
Matt Wiman will return to the cage for the first time since January 2013 when he squares off with Isaac Vallie-Flagg at UFC Fight Night in Austin. read news >>
Ahead of his UFC 177 rematch on Saturday, go behind the scenes of T.J. Dillashaw’s monumental upset of Renan Barao at UFC 173. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>