• Five years in the UFC, Teixeira still fighting towards his dream
    Friday marks the five-year anniversary of Glover Teixeira’s long-awaited debut in the UFC Octagon. After years of wrecking shop on the regional circuit and being heralded as an elite talent by his close friend and training partner Chuck Liddell, the buzz surrounding the Brazilian finisher had reached a fever pitch […]
  • Deiveson Alcantara promises to continue finishing
    Ahead of UFC debut, unbeaten Deiveson Alcantara vows to continue his finishing ways Fernanda Prates and Christian Stein, mmajunkie.com At 29, Deiveson Alcantara will get the first big break of his unbeaten career, when he meets Marco Beltran next month at UFC 212. But while Alcantara is just now making his long-awaited octagon […]
  • Gustafsson says soccer star Ibrahimovic could have made UFC
    HE IS A FIGHTER Swedish UFC star Alex Gustafsson says Manchester United star Zlatan Ibrahimovic could have cut in MMA By Wally Downes Jr., thesun.co.uk ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC could have cut it in the UFC according to Swedish light-heavyweight mate Alex Gustafsson. The Man United star and MMA fan was called out by […]
  • Tate: UFC perfect model for equal opportunity for women
    Miesha Tate explains why the UFC is the perfect model for equal opportunity for women By Damon Martin, foxsports.com When the UFC first announced that Ronda Rousey was joining the promotion and women would finally have the chance to compete inside the Octagon, Miesha Tate was cautiously optimistic about the […]
  • Watch live: Brook-Spence weigh-in, 8 a.m. ET
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  • Rios to fight in June after 19-month layoff
    After Brandon Rios suffered a lopsided ninth-round knockout loss challenging Timothy Bradley Jr. for his welterweight world title in November 2015, he came to the post-fight news conference at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas and announced his retirement. Rios sounded sincere and said he had had enough […]
  • Broner, Garcia talking possible summer bout
    There have been preliminary discussions about a catch weight fight between welterweight contender Adrien Broner and lightweight titlist Mikey Garcia on Showtime this summer, but they are nowhere near a deal despite reports, Showtime Sports executive vice president and general manager Stephen Espinoza told ESPN on Thursday. There have been […]
  • De La Hoya warns fans off Floyd-Conor 'circus'
    Oscar De La Hoya is not a fan of the proposed showdown between boxing icon Floyd Mayweather and UFC superstar Conor McGregor. And that’s putting it mildly. De La Hoya, one of boxing’s most significant promoters and a 10-time world titleholder in six weight classes, issued an open letter to […]