Belfort vs. Marquardt added to UFC 212 card

[ad_1] A UFC legend will join the stacked UFC 212 lineup on June 3, as Vitor Belfort returns to his hometown of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil to face Nate Marquardt at Jeunesse Arena. In the main event, which airs live on Pay-Per-View, Jose Aldo meets Max Holloway for the undisputed UFC featherweight championship. A former […]

Watch UFC TOP 10 KO artists now on UFC FIGHT PASS

[ad_1]   From Conor McGregor and Robbie Lawler to Vitor Belfort and Chuck Liddell, the UFC has been the home of some of the scariest knockout artists in combat sports for more than two decades. On Monday UFC FIGHT PASS premiered “UFC Top 10: Knockout Artists,” which features a list of the 10 most devastating […]

Top Mexican boxing rivalries prior to Canelo vs. Chavez Jr.

[ad_1] MEXICO CITY – With Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. looking to add another formidable chapter to the already expansive list of Mexican boxing rivalries, here are some of the most bellicose bouts between Mexicans that have gripped boxing fans throughout the history of the sport. Orlando Salido, right, had an incredible […]

Baghdad's redemption story features fighting at new weight

[ad_1] Like many parents, the father of Ultimate Fighter 25 competitor Mehdi Baghdad wasn’t too thrilled with his son’s decision to chase a career in prizefighting. “My dad never believed in MMA,” Baghdad said. “He said, ‘Come on, get a job and do something.’ And I said, ‘No, I believe in this.’ And I wanted […]

Edgar like vampire at UFC 211: 'I'm gonna get some young blood'

[ad_1] At 35 years old and with nearly 12 years of prizefighting under his belt, Frankie Edgar knows how the game works. He’s seen flashy featherweight phenom Yair Rodriguez dazzle fans and destroy opponents, and in the fight world, guys like that eventually step up to face a “name,” a former champion who isn’t 25 […]

Miocic on the verge of greatness at UFC 211

[ad_1] Casual mixed martial arts fans might find this strange, but should Stipe Miocic successfully defend his world heavyweight title against Junior Dos Santos in the main event of UFC 211 on May 13, he will have tied the record for most consecutive successful defenses among the UFC’s big men. With two. Yes, two. It’s […]

UFC Unfiltered: Mike Perry, Tyron Woodley and Din Thomas

[ad_1] UFC Welterweight fighter Mike Perry calls in off the heels of his highlight reel KO of Jake Ellenberger at UFC Fight Night Nashville and discusses that fight, his Twitter beef with Al Iaquinta, what he learned from his loss to Alan Jouban, his face tattoos, and more. Later, UFC Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley joins for […]

Arias-Magomedov added to June undercard

[ad_1] Up-and-coming middleweights Luis Arias and Arif “The Predator” Magomedov will square off in a 10-round fight that will take place on the Andre Ward-Sergey Kovalev II undercard on June 17 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, promoters Roc Nation Sports and Main Events have announced. Arias (17-0, 8 KOs) will defend his regional belt […]

Hernandez back home for second fight, too

[ad_1] Nico Hernandez, the 2016 U.S. Olympic bronze medalist, is set for his second professional fight, and it will be another one in front of his hometown fans. Hernandez will take on Jose Rodriguez in a six-round flyweight fight on June 17 at Hartman Arena in Park City, Kansas, only about 10 miles from his […]