While he’s happy to be headlining Saturday’s UFC on Fox 25 against former middleweight champion Chris Weidman, Kelvin Gastelum had a much different fight in mind to kick of the second half of 2017. Having previously been scheduled to face Anderson Silva at UFC 212, the bout was canceled due to Gastelum
Contrary to reports, a bout between heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and former titleholder Cain Velasquez is anything but a done deal to headline UFC 216 on Oct. 7 in Las Vegas.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship will pull into Edmonton for the first on Sept. 9 with two title fights on tap.
Senator John McCain of Arizona, once a major opponent of mixed martial arts, has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. The diagnosis was made at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix, following a craniotomy to remove a blood clot above his left eye, according to Fox News. The report noted that McCain and
Germaine de Randamie will make her return to bantamweight at UFC Fight Night 115 in Rotterdam. The former UFC featherweight champion will square off against Marion Reneau in her return to 135 pounds. UFC officials announced the bout on Thursday.
After decades of debate, New York finally legalized mixed martial arts competitions last year, and the UFC made its debut at Madison Square Garden in November 2016. Since then, the UFC has returned to the state three times and on Saturday makes a trip to another mecca in the state: Nassau Veterans Memorial
Former middleweight champion Chris Weidman (13-3) hopes to snap a three-fight skid on Saturday when he faces Kelvin Gastelum in the UFC on FOX 25 main event. Gastelum (13-2, 1 NC) is returning from a 90-day suspension for testing positive to marijuana following his TKO win over veteran Vitor Belfort
The Ultimate Fighting Championship released the medical suspensions stemming from UFC Fight Night 113 which took place on Sunday at SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland. Twenty-four fighters competed on the fight card and five could be facing lengthy suspensions.
To say that Cris “Cyborg” Justino got off to a rocky start in her relationship with the UFC would be a massive understatement. At the time she inked her deal with the promotion, Cyborg held the Invicta FC featherweight championship, but had plans to eventually meet Ronda Rousey in a UFC superfight.
Middleweight champion Michael Bisping was sitting cageside at UFC 213 in Las Vegas on July 8 when Robert Whittaker was crowned the interim 185-pound champion after defeating Yoel Romero by unanimous decision. Romero and Bisping have had a heated rivalry that dates back to when Bisping captured the title
The Super Bowl is annually the biggest betting event of the year in the U.S. This year, though, it may be eclipsed by a boxing match.
One of the most tense moments of the recent Mayweather vs. McGregor press tour was when Floyd Mayweather's crew went “Voltron” and surrounded Conor McGregor and Dana White on stage at the Barclays Center in New York. Mayweather was on the mic and yelled at his crew on stage to “form Voltron.” At
Silva on Monday took to his Instagram account to call for a rematch with Nick Diaz. The former middleweight champion had been slated to face Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 212 in Rio. Following Gastelum's removal, Silva demanded a fight with Yoel Romero for the interim middleweight championship.
In the midst of a trash-talk extravaganza last week to promote his upcoming fight in August, UFC champion Conor McGregor was accused of making racially charged statements during his back and forth with Floyd Mayweather. Following the latter comments from McGregor after the tour stop in New York, Mayweather
Most neutral observers believe that the UFC has the best mixed martial arts fighters in the world under contract. Ramzan Kadyrov, Chechnya’s strongman president, believes the fighters in his MMA organization are tougher and has made an outrageous challenge to prove it.
Hall of Fame receiver Michael Irvin is 51 years old, but the competitive juices are still flowing. Irvin told TMZ that he’s been training in mixed martial arts and would like to see if he can book an actual fight, not just a sparring session, although his wife is begging him not to. “I train…
The Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland, for the first time in two years on Sunday, where the UFC Fight Night 113 athletes made the most of their opportunities, snatching up $50,000 post-fight bonuses. The other Performance of the Night honor went to main eventer
The welterweight division has a new contender. Despite walking into the UFC Fight Night 113 main event as an underdog, Santiago Ponzinibbio needed less than 90 seconds to dispatch of No. 8 ranked Gunnar Nelson with an absolutely devastating first-round knockout. The Argentinean born welterweight had
Rising strawweight prospect Cynthia Calvillo earned a hard fought victory over seasoned veteran Joanne Calderwood on the Scottish fighter’s home turf at UFC Fight Night 113 on Sunday in Glasgow, Scotland. Calderwood got off to a blistering 9-0 start to her professional career, but dropped two of her
In the final frame, Borella tripped Dudieva to the ground and mounted her. She looked to set up an arm bar, but Dudieva scrambled. Dudieva applied a triangle choke in the closing moments of the round and the two exchanged punches on the ground to the bell.
Though the Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather press tour stole much of its lead-up thunder, UFC Fight Night 113: Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio landed in Glasgow, Scotland, this week.
What started out as a relatively tame London conference in comparison to the previous stops was derailed with one poor judgement by Mayweather just a day after McGregor’s New York debacle. Any sympathy that Floyd Mayweather may have gained after Conor McGregor’s poorly handled comments on race went
Following Thursday's Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor World Tour press conference in New York, McGregor fielded questions from the media about their upcoming fight and weighed in on the chaos that erupted on stage earlier in the day when Mayweather's team surrounded him.
Following the Mayweather vs. McGregor World Tour press conference in New York City on Thursday, Floyd Mayweather Jr. fielded questions from the media about his Aug. 26 bout against Conor McGregor.