All the best, most interesting, and unashamedly coolest fights the UFC needs to book following their latest card in Pittsburgh.
UFC Pittsburgh was a great night of fights if you were looking for brutal KO’s and big momentum swings. Luke Rockhold battled back from the brink, Anthony Smith made sure Hector Lombard knew who he was, Gregor Gillespie sacrificed brain cells in the name of entertainment, just to name a few. That means there are a lot of fighters coming off big highlights, looking for new fights.
Dayne Fox recaps all the action in a night full of finishes at UFC Pittsburgh: Rockhold vs. Branch.
I’m not stupid enough to claim the UFC Pittsburgh card was better than the classic put on by Canelo-GGG, regardless of whether the judging was controversial. However, I think it is fair to state that those who decided not to spend big money for the boxing event were given quality entertainment. It’s hard to argue against an 80% finishing rate.
The UFC’s Dana White and WWE’s Vince McMahon might be two of the more eccentric bosses in all of sports or entertainment, so it’s no surprise that they’ve butted heads a few times over the years.
Dana White says Conor McGregor is as confident as ever heading into his boxing showdown against Floyd Mayweather.
While many fans and analysts believe Conor McGregor is only stepping into the boxing ring to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. for the cash, 'The Notorious' is supremely confident in his ability beat 'Money' at his own game.
Japan’s Saitama Super Arena will host a UFC Fight Night card this September.
After not receiving an event in 2016, Japan will receive a live UFC event at the Saitama Super Arena on Saturday, September 23rd. The UFC made the announcement official in a press release sent out earlier this week.
In the main event of UFC Fight Night 115 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, heavyweight contender Alexander Volkov stepped into enemy territory and took out Stefan Struve.
Alexander Volkov scored his first UFC stoppage in the UFC Fight Night 115 main event opposite fellow heavyweight giant Stefan Struve.
Volkov, who is now 3-0 in the UFC and extended his winning streak to five in a row, went toe to toe with “The Skyscraper” from the opening bell to the moment referee Marc Goddard called a halt to the fight.
Check out the results of the first three main card bouts at UFC Fight Night: Struve vs. Volkov in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
It’s almost time for the UFC Fight Night: Struve vs. Volkov main event, but first is a recap of the previous main card bouts. Leon Edwards overcame a knockdown to win a tough decision over Bryan Barberena, Marion Reneau picked up a late stoppage victory over newcomer Talita Bernardo, and Siyar Bahadurzada used his powerful hands to spoil Rob Wilkinson’s Octagon debut. Here’s how the fights played out.
All the best, most interesting, and obviously coolest fights the UFC should book following their latest card in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Zabit Magomedsharipov immediately announced himself as a highlight machine, and heavyweight is building a new potential title contender. So, what’s the next step?
To answer that question, I’ll be using the old-school Silva/Shelby fight-booking model. That means pitting winners against winners, losers against losers, and similarly tenured talent against one another. If you’d like your own shot at making some fantasy match-ups, leave a comment below starting with, “I’m here not to talk, I’m here to smash, smash anyone who steps into the octagon with me.” I’ll pick one winner from the responses below to join me next time.
On the UFC Sao Paulo main card, Francisco Trinaldo got back in the win column by beating Jim Miller, while Pedro Munhoz submitted Rob Font with a vicious guillotine choke.
It’s been a great night for Brazilian fighters at UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Brunson in Sao Paulo, and it continued throughout the main card, as both Francisco Trinaldo and Pedro Munhoz added Ws to their respective records. Trinaldo bested Jim Miller by unanimous decision, while Munhoz hurt and then choked out Rob Font in spectacular fashion. Here’s how the fights played out.
The real winners and losers from Saturday’s entertaining UFC Sao Paulo card.
With what appears to be a near-interminable run of events to finish off the year, the UFC tucked another card while ramping up to what’s shaping up to be their PPV of the year. Last week we had a fun little action card from Europe, now it’s Brazil’s turn to have an event with some divisionally relevant pieces moving around.
Holly Holm capped off UFC Singapore with a return to the win section. Now she’s back in the hunt.
Holly Holm finished Bethe Correia and nearly took her head off with a well-placed kick in the main event at UFC Singapore on Saturday.
Holm, who has in the past found success with kicks to the dome, executed a question mark kick that floored Correia, earning her first win since 2015.
Holly Holm ended her losing skid with a vicious head kick KO of Bethe Correia in the UFC Singapore main event.
In the main event of UFC Singapore, former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm sought to end her three-fight losing skid against one-time title challenger Bethe Correia. It was hardly an entertaining fight, but Holm’s head kick finish sure was emphatic and got the fans out of their seats.
Everyone made weight for Saturday’s UFC Singapore card.
The UFC Singapore weigh-ins have already concluded, as the time zone difference meant the fighters headed for the scale on Thursday night in North American time instead of the usual Friday. All 26 competitors made weight, including welterweight headliners Donald Cerrone and Leon Edwards.
Leon Edwards plans to make a statement against Donald Cerrone at UFC Singapore.
Is MMA veteran Donald Cerrone still a force to be reckoned with against the elite of the UFC’s welterweight division?
According to 26-year-old Leon Edwards, no.
Still, the previous owners, Zuffa, grew the MMA promotion to its current apex. So, fight fans may be uncertain as to how things will or will not change under the mixed new ownership’s direction.
Only will time will tell for sure how the UFC may change, but Elias Cepeda says there are at least six things we can either expect or should look for in the coming years, after the UFC’s most recent sale.
On August 20th, Conor McGregor will compete in his second fight since winning the UFC featherweight championship from Jose Aldo back at UFC 194. This fight, like the last one, will not be at featherweight.
UFC star Nate Diaz has posted an image of himself reportedly holding a giant blunt during a wild night with rap legend Snoop Dogg.
“The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Brock Lesnar that his in-competition sample collection from July 9, 2016, at UFC 200, has tested positive for the same substance as his previously announced out-of-competition collection on June 28, 2016.
Glover Teixeira is hoping to fight the winner of Cormier-Jones with a win over Alexander Gustafsson on Sunday.
Forget Jimi Manuwa, MMA veteran Glover Teixeira thinks he should be next in line for a light heavyweight title shot with a win over Alexander Gustafsson at UFC Fight Night 109 this weekend.
The UFC will host a Fight Night card in Moncton, New Brunswick this fall.
The premier MMA promotion is headed to Hub City.
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