MMA

  • Dana White: Ronda Rousey was UFC’s Mike Tyson, not Conor McGregor

    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.

  • Dana White: We just lost our Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather date to Canelo vs GGG

    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.

  • Dana White's Contender Series week 8 results and highlights: Frevola among three UFC-bound fighters

    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.

  • Dana White’s Contender Series 10 results: ‘Fluffy’ Hernandez among four UFC-bound fighters

    Check out what happened at Dana White’s Contender Series 10, including each of the five fights finishing up inside of the distance.

  • Dana White’s involvement in Mayweather vs. McGregor negotiations could violate the Ali Act

    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 declares Volkan Oezdemir as next UFC title challenger

    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.

  • Daniel Cormier fires back at ‘b-tch’ Jon Jones: ‘Sit back and watch me be great’

    Daniel Cormier calls Jon Jones a ‘bitch’ and a ‘steroid cheat’ for daring to mention his wife on social media.

  • Daniel Cormier releases statement after loss to Jon Jones at UFC 214

    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.

  • Daniel Cormier to fighters calling Brock Lesnar confrontation fake: ‘Stay broke

    LAS VEGAS — Daniel Cormier does sprints before every fight backstage to get his heart rate up. On Saturday night, he was coming back from those when he noticed a conspicuous guest going to ringside: Brock Lesnar.

  • Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson 2 headlines UFC 210 in Buffalo

    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.

  • Daniel Cormier: Darren Till lost because he threw a combo that only works for Conor McGregor

    Daniel Cormier gives his take on why Darren Till ended up losing his title fight to Tyron Woodley at UFC 228 two weekends ago.

    Darren Till fought the biggest fight of his career at UFC 228 two weekends ago in a title bout against welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. “The Gorilla” lost via second round stoppage, when he was forced into submission via a D’arce choke.

  • Daniel Cormier: It’s very difficult to consider Jon Jones G.O.A.T.

    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: Pay Demetrious Johnson as the #1 fighter in the world for once

    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.

  • Danis: Conor McGregor would be at par or even better than Tony Ferguson on the ground

    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.

  • Danny Kingad balances life as college student and world title contender

    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.

  • Danny Kingad prepares for Muhammad Aiman’s best version at flyweight

    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.

  • Danny Kingad’s troubled past led him to compassionate father figure

    Danny “The King” Kingad is focused on becoming an elite mixed martial artist in ONE Championship as he has made enormous strides towards achieving his goal to be one of the top flyweights in the world today.

    Following his heartbreaking defeat at the hands of then-ONE Flyweight World Champion Adriano “Mikinho” Moraes in November of last year, Kingad was determined to rebuild his self-confidence and further develop his grappling skills.

  • De La Hoya: Liddell vs. Ortiz 3 ‘will be the most lucrative fight of their careers’

    De La Hoya claims he’s tired of hearing fighters say they “get paid crap” in the lead up to Golden Boy’s first venture into promoting MMA.

    Golden Boy Promotions chairman and CEO Oscar De La Hoya has finally taken his first step toward MMA legitimacy; pitting one fighter who is three years his senior — Chuck Liddell — against another fighter only two years his junior — Tito Ortiz.

  • Demetrious Johnson advises fellow fighters: ‘You need to work on not taking so much damage’

    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.

  • Demetrious Johnson blasts UFC: Dana White threatened to 'get rid of entire flyweight division'

    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.