Ronda Rousey Shares Wedding Day Photos With Travis Browne

[ad_1] By Scott Rafferty, Rolling Stone While millions of combat sports fans watched Conor McGregor fight Floyd Mayweather on Saturday, former UFC champion was getting married.    Rousey and Browne have since shared pictures of their wedding day on social media. In one of her photos, Rousey said it was the “happiest day of my […]

My life as a fighter: Gilbert Melendez

[ad_1] Gilbert Melendez — a former Strikeforce and WEC lightweight champion and one of the top veteran fighters still in the UFC — knows he’s in “the fourth quarter” of his career. At 35 years old, he will take on Jeremy Stephens on Saturday night at UFC 215, hoping to rebound after three consecutive losses. […]

Breaking Down UFC 215: Johnson vs. Borg

[ad_1] After a wild summer that included the Mayweather vs. McGregor super fight and the return of Jon Jones, the UFC returns to its regular events schedule this Saturday, Sept. 9. And while the names on the fight card may not be the most well known to the mainstream viewing audience, UFC 215 (10 P.M. […]

UFC 215: Demetrious Johnson vs. Ray Borg statistical breakdown

[ad_1] In the main event of UFC 215, flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson looks to break the UFC’s record for most consecutive successful title defenses against Ray Borg. In his last fight, Johnson tied the record held by Anderson Silva with his 10th title defense in a victory over Wilson Reis. As Johnson looks to stand […]

'Cyborg' Justino granted pro boxing license

[ad_1] Another high-profile UFC champion is interested in boxing. Cris “Cyborg” Justino, the UFC’s current female featherweight champion, has been granted a professional boxing license in California, her team confirmed to ESPN on Thursday. “Cris has always shown an interest and passion for all combat sports,” said George Prajin, Justino’s longtime manager. “She loves to […]

UFC 215: Saturday's fight card undeniably one of the year's best

[ad_1] By E. Spencer Kyte, The Province Johnson is attempting to make history by earning his 11th consecutive successful title defence, one more than Anderson Silva managed during his illustrious reign at middleweight; a run of success that earned him “G.O.A.T.” status. It would also be Johnson’s 13th consecutive UFC win, leaving him three shy […]

UFC Unfiltered Episode: Rickson Gracie, Renzo Gracie, and Amanda Nunes

[ad_1] Two members of the legendary Gracie family join the show as Renzo Gracie sits in with Jim and Matt and Rickson Gracie calls in to discuss The Rickson Gracie Cup, receiving his red belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, his fights against Zulu and Yoji Anjo, why Royce Gracie joined the UFC instead of him, competing […]

UFC Unfiltered Episode: Demetrious Johnson and Tyson Pedro

[ad_1] The only Flyweight champion in UFC history, Demetrious Johnson, calls in to talk about his possibly record-setting UFC 215 title fight against Ray Borg, a potential move to Bantamweight, Jon Jones and the Pound-For-Pound rankings, whether or not his nickname is staying the same, and more. Before that, #13 UFC Light Heavyweight contender Tyson […]

UFC Flashback – The Greatest Upsets

[ad_1] align=”center” />This Saturday in Edmonton, the focus is on Demetrious Johnson’s quest to sit alone atop the leaderboard as the champion with the most successful title defenses in UFC history. But in mixed martial arts, there is no such thing as a sure thing, so as talented challenger Ray Borg prepares to keep Johnson […]

Adams' U.S. debut on Alvarez-GGG undercard

[ad_1] “The Lioness” is coming to Las Vegas. Nicola Adams, the two-time Olympic gold medalist for Great Britain, will make her United States debut on the Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin undercard on Sept. 16 (HBO PPV, 8 p.m. ET) at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, promoter Frank Warren announced on Thursday. British Olympic gold medalist […]