A masterful performance in an upset of Phil Davis in April propelled Anthony Johnson up the rankings in the Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight division. The victory also earned Johnson plenty of new fans.
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Injury knocked Alexander Gustafsson out a rematch with Jon Jones in UFC 178 at MGM Grand on Sept. 27. And the Nevada Athletic Commission on Wednesday cleared the way for Vitor Belfort to fight Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight title in December.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced Tuesday that another fight has been added to UFC 178 and that the Sept. 27 event will be at the MGM Grand Garden.
Irish featherweight star Conor McGregor spent the nearly one year it took him to recover from knee surgery telling everyone who would listen what he was going to do when he finally returned to the Ultimate Fighting Championship cage.
The only previous time the Ultimate Fighting Championship had a card in Dublin, a brash 20-year-old attended the event with his coach and guaranteed he would be the headliner if the organization returned.
Donald Cerrone knocked out Jim Miller with a head kick in the second round of the main event of an Ultimate Fighting Championship card Wednesday in Atlantic City.
Las Vega fighter Evan Dunham wants to avoid a potential third straight loss Wednesday night on an Ultimate Fighting Championship card in Atlantic City, N.J. Dunham, 32, will fight Edson Barboza on a UFC Fight Night card on Fox Sports 1. The University of Oregon alum returns in search of his first victory since February 2013.
UFC 176, scheduled for Aug. 2 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, was scrapped Tuesday night. Featherweight champion Jose Aldo had to pull out of a main event title defense against Chad Mendes last week, and UFC officials were unable to book a suitable replacement bout
A middleweight bout between Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero has been added to the Ultimate FIghting Championship card scheduled for Sept. 27 in Las Vegas, the organization confirmed Tuesday morning.
An emotional BJ Penn spent several minutes answering questions during a postfight news conference Sunday night at Mandalay Bay before he just couldn’t continue.
It was loud and clear. BJ Penn danced through the crowd, headed for the cage for perhaps the final time, and heard the roars. It was obvious he was the favorite.
UFC president Dana White was in such a terrific mood during the wee hours of Sunday morning following a successful event at Mandalay Bay that he insisted nothing could bring him down.
Frankie Edgar put an end to BJ Penn’s Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight title reign back in 2010 when he proved just a bit better than the Hawaiian.
A loss tonight to Frankie Edgar would spell the end of the legendary mixed martial arts career of BJ Penn. Probably.
I’m not sure how far the list extends, but there are certain things in life that rarely disappoint.
Both Ultimate Fighting Championship titleholders in action Saturday night at UFC 175 retained their belts with brilliant performances at Mandalay Bay.
From the day he began training in mixed martial arts, Chris Weidman was driven by the vision of beating Anderson Silva twice.
UFC 175 MATCHUPS
There is mystery to a state of flawlessness, intrigue to a condition free of all defects.
Dana White, president and omnipresent marketing man of Ultimate Fighting Championship, shows up minutes before 8 a.m. for a 5K race in black shorts, a long-sleeved black shirt and a ball cap.
Urijah Faber has done pretty much everything during his illustrious mixed martial arts career. But on Saturday, he’ll encounter a first.
As part of the UFC’s International Fight Week, you could spend $125 to $1,250 for a ticket to Saturday’s UFC 175: Weidman versus Machida.
A lot of people forget — or have tried to forget — that George Foreman once fought five guys on the same night.
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