After all is said and done, Ronda Rousey is still the biggest UFC superstar in Dana White's book.
It has been almost a year since Ronda Rousey last saw action in the Octagon. And from the time of her absence, it has been Conor McGregor who has been raking in the numbers.
Dana White says Ronda Rousey was the only UFC fighter to have an ‘aura of invincibility’ like Mike Tyson.
Ronda Rousey was a force to be reckoned with in women’s MMA.
The former bantamweight champion steamrolled through her competition and, from 2013-2015, finished all but one of her opponents in the first round.
The absence of Ronda Rousey has certainly been felt by Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Outside of Conor McGregor, and Brock Lesnar every five years, the former women's Bantamweight champion is the biggest pay-per-view (PPV) draw in mixed martial arts (MMA) today. Hate her or love her, fans tune in to see Rousey step inside of the Octagon.
Dana White reveals that the planned date to for Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather coincided with the recently announced Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin.
The much anticipated super-fight between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin was made official on Saturday night, immediately after Canelo’s bout with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
Check out what happened at Dana White's Contender Series episode 8, as three contracts were issued out in the season finale.
Dana White’s Contender Series 8 finished up the season of weekly bouts, 40 fights altogether, as 3 UFC contracts were issued out, making for 16 contracts on the season. Matt Frevola had a strong showing en route to earning his UFC contract, as he dropped Jose Flores in the first round, and went on to secure an arm-triangle in the second round. Allen Crowder won himself a UFC contract by picking up a late ground-and-pound TKO over Don’tale Mayes in the third round of their heavyweight tilt.
But, if history tells us anything, it probably won’t matter much.
Boxing’s Ali Act - enacted just 17 years ago - is a piece of landmark legislation meant to provide an anti-corruption framework for a sport with a long history of corruption. It provides structure for how contracts should be negotiated between a fighter and a promoter; regulations for financial disclosures, oversight, and keeping the roles of manager and promoter distinctly separate.
Daniel Cormier announces Volkan Oezdemir as his first challenger as reinstated UFC light heavyweight champion.
Jon Jones’ recent drug test debacle has once again led to the stripping of the UFC light heavyweight from him. Subsequently, it was given back to Daniel Cormier, the last one to hold the belt before Jones won it via third-round knockout at UFC 214 last July.
He’s not holding his breath, but Daniel Cormier believes he will eventually rematch Jon Jones.
Daniel Cormier is still trying to come to terms with the fact that he didn’t get to avenge his loss to Jon Jones at UFC 200.
Daniel Cormier breaks his silence after his first career stoppage loss courtesy of Jon Jones at UFC 214 on Saturday night.
UFC 214 did not exactly go as how Daniel Cormier had planned it. He was able to establish a good enough rhythm in the first two rounds, only to be knocked out with a head kick in the third round.
UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will defend his title against Anthony Johnson in the UFC 210 main event.
The UFC’s first trip to Buffalo, New York since 1995 has its main event.
On Wednesday’s episode of UFC Tonight, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier announced that he’ll be fighting Anthony Johnson at UFC 210 on Saturday, April 8th. This fight was previously scheduled for December’s UFC 206 in Toronto, only for Cormier to withdraw due to injury.
UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has fought just once this year, but has otherwise not defended his title since his dramatic split decision win over Alexander Gustafsson. This wasn’t by design, of course, as Cormier pulled out of his UFC 197 rematch with Jon Jones with an injury, and then Jones was removed just days out from UFC 200 after he’d failed his out-of-competition USADA test.
The gloves are off between Michael Bisping and Daniel Cormier now that 'The Count' is the new UFC middleweight champion.
In a recent interview, Daniel Cormier weighed in on Jon Jones’ tarnished legacy.
Just a little over a month ago, after a prolonged absence due to a suspension brought about by a drug test failure, Jon Jones made a triumphant return to the Octagon and beat Daniel Cormier in an exciting contest that had fans on the edge of their seats. Jones, now responsible for the two defeats on Cormier’s record, not only won the light heavyweight belt back, he also finished his longtime nemesis inside the distance. The regaining of the belt coupled with the finish put Jones in the “greatest of all time” category among many fans and pundits.
Daniel Cormier puts blame on the UFC, says they should pay flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson $1 million for Dillashaw fight.
Daniel Cormier is sticking up for his fellow champion, Demetrious Johnson. The UFC Light Heavyweight champion believes that the UFC has not been creative enough in marketing Johnson, and that the #1 P4P fighter should get paid properly.
Dillon Danis says he doesn’t know why people think Tony Ferguson would have the advantage on the ground against Conor McGregor.
Once Tony Ferguson won the interim lightweight title, people have been discussing the potential unification bout against Conor McGregor. A lot of people see the match up and think that Ferguson’s unpredictability and submission game could pose some problems for the Irishman, but one notable grappler disagrees.
In a typical Filipino household, parents encourage their children to exert effort in their studies to have good grades on their report cards in order to eventually have a bright future.
When parents talk of a “bright future,” they refer to white-collared professions like donning a white medical gown with a stethoscope in hand, wearing a business suit in a corporate setting, or holding a blueprint on a high-rise site with a hard hat.
A true warrior from the mountains of the Cordilleras and one of the top prospects to come out of Baguio City, Danny Kingad aims to cement his stature as one of the highly-regarded flyweights in Asian mixed martial arts (MMA) today.
The 21-year-old Igorot warrior holds an unblemished professional record of 4-0, with one knockout victory and one submission triumph.
Demetrious Johnson stresses the need for fighters to avoid taking too much damage and career longevity.
Demetrious Johnson has been fighting professionally for a decade now, but he does not look like a fighter that has been smashed through those years of high level training and competition. At the same time, he has always been vocal about avoiding taking too much damage in his fights.
The pound-for-pound number one feels he is being mistreated by the UFC and Dana White.
Not many will have saw this coming.
UFC flyweight champion and pound-for-pound great Demetrious Johnson, who has quietly ruled the flyweight division for the last five years, has spoke out about what he feels is mistreatment and bullying from the UFC.
UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is picking Conor McGregor against Floyd Mayweather, and wants to see “The Notorious” fight the Gennady Golovkin vs. Saul Alvarez winner afterwards.
The UFC’s pound-for-pound king is siding with Conor McGregor to top Floyd Mayweather, and he would like to see the UFC lightweight champion stay in boxing after he pulls off the huge upset.
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