• On the Rise: UFC 213 Edition
    On a fight card like UFC 213, there are bound to be competitors and contests that live under the radar. After all, the July 8 Pay-Per-View boasts one of the most stacked main card lineups of the year, boasting a pair of dynamic championship fights and former titleholders taking on […]
  • On the Rise: TUF Redemption Finale Edition
    July is always packed with action inside the Octagon and it’s no different this year, with five events, more than 50 fights and the launch of the “Dana White Tuesday Night Contenders Series” all on the calendar for the next month. With a ton of great fights on tap and […]
  • UFC IFW Takes Over Las Vegas From July 5 – 8
    Las Vegas – UFC® today announced that the 6th annual UFC International Fight Week™ will take place from Wednesday, July 5 through Saturday, July 8, with a myriad of events throughout the MGM Resorts neighborhood area that includes T-Mobile Arena, Toshiba Plaza and Park Theater at Monte Carlo Resort and […]
  • UFC Unfiltered: Michael Johnson and Jimmie Rivera
    No. 5 UFC Lightweight Michael Johnson calls in to talk about his TUF Redemption: Finale fight against undefeated, debuting contender Justin Gaethje, the Chiesa vs. Lee fight from OKC this past weekend, what happened to The Blackzilians, learning from losses, and much more. Later, 20-1 rising UFC Bantamweight Jimmie Rivera […]
  • Ortiz returns from layoff to go up against Corral
    Former welterweight world titleholder Victor Ortiz, whose career has been in tatters since Floyd Mayweather controversially knocked him out and took his belt in 2011, is giving it another go. Ortiz will return from a 15-month layoff to square off with Mexican journeyman Saul Corral in a 10-round welterweight fight […]
  • Skoglund, Cox added to 168-pound tourney
    A pair of undefeated but untested super middleweights joined the field for the World Boxing Super Series tournament on Wednesday. Sweden’s Erik Skoglund (26-0, 12 KOs) and Jamie Cox (22-0, 12 KOs), of England, became the second and third fighters to enter the eight-man single-elimination tournament that also includes England’s […]
  • Vargas-Rios added to Cotto-Kamegai card
    Mexico’s Rey Vargas will defend his junior featherweight world title for the first time on Ronny Rios’ home turf in Southern California. They will meet on Aug. 26 (HBO, 9:45 p.m. ET/PT) at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, Golden Boy Promotions announced on Wednesday. The fight will serve as […]
  • Ex-Olympian Shields gets title shot vs. Adler
    Claressa Shields accomplished everything an amateur boxer could imagine. She’s been the dominant figure in women’s amateur boxing in recent years, going 77-1 and capping her career in the unpaid ranks with a second consecutive Olympic gold medal at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, as she became the first […]