Former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin used to enjoy kicking back and watching fights every Saturday night but fifteen years in the Octagon as taken its toll on the former school teacher and these days, he’d rather just skip them.
He explains why in an … Read the rest
With rumours continuing to swirl that Brock Lesnar will return to MMA, the man who beat him into retirement, Alistair Overeem, took the opportunity to call him out during his post fight interview with Joe Rogan at UFC 169.
Overeem picked up a unanimous … Read the rest
UFC 169 takes place this evening from the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ and features two UFC Championship bouts. Jose Aldo defends the UFC Featherweight Championship against Ricardo Lamas, while Renan Barao takes on Urijah Faber for the UFC Bantamweight strap.
We’ll have results as they happen. So check back … Read the rest
The UFC 169 weigh in took place earlier today from The Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. All fighters made weight for their respective bouts, though John Lineker would need a second attempt.
The card features two UFC Championship match ups with the UFC Bantamweight title on the line in the … Read the rest
Donald Trump recently spoke out about the dangers of fighting in MMA as well as playing football and those comments have rubbed Dana White the wrong way.
Although White didn’t go full “Dana White” on Trump over his remarks, he did let it be known he disagreed.
“People are going … Read the rest
UFC Heavyweight contenders Travis Browne and Fabricio Werdum will headline the UFC on FOX 11 which is set to take place April 19 at Amway Center in Orlando, FL.
The bout will likely be to decide who the number one contender in the UFC’s heavyweight division will be.
Also on … Read the rest
Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 coaches Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen will meet in the Octagon later this year according to UFC President Dana White.
The exact date and which card they will fight on is still up in the air, but the President think its likely to happen in either … Read the rest
Newport Beach, Cailf. (January 29, 2014) – Bellator MMA returns to Spike TV in explosive fashion as the promotion kicks off its tenth season Friday, February 28 at 9pm EST/PST. The event features MMA superstar Quinton “Rampage” Jackson in a Light Heavyweight opening round battle with former World Champion Christian … Read the rest
The UFC has bumped their live shows in Canada from three per year to five. While the promotion plans to return to Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver, they will also visit Quebec City, QC and Halifax, NS for the first time. It will also mark the first time a UFC event … Read the rest
UFC Heavyweight Pat “HD” Barry has decided to step away from the sport of MMA and has been released from his UFC contract.
His manager, Brian Butler, released the following statement regarding the move:
“After long discussions with our client Pat Barry over the recent weeks, he has come to … Read the rest
Set to fight Alistair Overeem this coming weekend at UFC 169, former UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir has been questioned about whether or not a loss could send him towards retirement.
Mir is riding a three fight losing streak in the Octagon and a loss too Overeem would make it … Read the rest