In the 20 years mixed martial arts has been in existence, the UFC has been the premier organization in the sport.
Every other promotion that has popped up over that stretch—and there have been many—have all jockeyed and competed for its own share of the market.
Some had the moxie to challenge the giant and ultimately faded away into bankruptcy, obscurity or both, where others held on long enough and showed enough promise to eventually be purchased by Zuffa and brought under the company's umbrell read news >>
For Eddie Alvarez, nearly two years of frustration and heartache ended in an all-out sprint.
On Tuesday, Alvarez woke up the reigning Bellator lightweight champion. By early afternoon, he’d been granted his unconditional release from the company and just a couple hours later was finally a UFC fighter, booked to take on Donald Cerrone five-and-a-half weeks from now at UFC 178. Without warning, hurry-up-and-wait had become hurry up.
"I'm talking 0 to 100,” Alvarez told Bleacher Report’s Duane Finl read news >>
After six years, 15 fights with the promotion and six victories in his past seven fights, Rafael dos Anjos is finally getting his long-awaited wish: the chance to headline a UFC event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
After three years in the amateur ranks, Hawaiian native Kailin Curran turned pro in 2013 and so far the move has proven successful. She's now part of the UFC's new strawweight division. read news >>
BANGOR, Maine – After years of the same design and material, company president Dana White has confirmed an improved canvas could soon be headed to the UFC octagon.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
A few years ago, Gray Maynard was near the pinnacle of the UFC’s lightweight division, but following a third consecutive knockout loss, “The Bully” may be nearing the end of his career. read news >>
Krzysztof Soszynski is more than two years removed from his last mixed martial arts bout, a 35-second knockout loss to Igor Pokrajac at UFC 140. read news >>
Joe Rogan has been clamoring for it to happen for years, and coming soon, the UFC will finally introduce leg reach statistics at its events.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Controversial former Manchester City soccer team CEO Garry Cook, who joined the UFC two years ago to head operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, is moving to Las Vegas to take over as the promotion's Chief Global Officer.This would make Cook one of the most powerful figures in the organization, as he would be in charge of all the international territories. Sources within the promotion confirmed the appointment earlier Thursday, as did Dana White via text message on Thursday night."(Th read news >>
She's disposed of every opponent she's faced with relative ease, but believe it or not, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey claims that she's had just one functional leg since joining the UFC.
On Wednesday's episode of UFC Tonight, which aired roughly five weeks after her fourth knee surgery, Rousey said fans can finally expect a healthy version of the former two-time Olympic judoka in her next bout. This is actually my fourth knee surgery and my third scope. ... It's going to be pretty scary read news >>
UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey says her knee is better than it's been in years and she'd like to return to the Octagon at UFC 182 on Jan. 3. read news >>