While so much attention has been focused on the NFL’s handling of domestic violence cases, the Ultimate Fighting Championship has released two fighters.
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After a boring return to the UFC, former heavyweight champ Andrei Arlovski bounced back with a first-round knockout of Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in Brazil on Saturday.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight champ Andrei Arlovski knocked out Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in the first round of the main event of UFC Fight Night 51 on Saturday in Brasilia, Brazil. Arlovski won his second straight fight in his UFC return and avenged a 2010 loss by knocking Silva down with a right hook and finishing the fight with a series of hammer fists.
Ultimate Fighting Championship star Nick Diaz was arrested Sept. 6 on suspicion of DUI in his hometown of Lodi, Calif., according to several reports.
Ultimate Fighting Championship recently sent a message to anyone thinking about pirating its fight show content: We will hunt you down.
After assault charges are dropped in Florida, Thiago Silva is back under contract, UFC president Dana White announced. Expect the light heavyweight back in the Octagon next year.
Gegard Mousasi fights Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza on Friday’s Ultimate Fighting Championship card at Foxwoods Resort in Ledyard, Conn. The two were scheduled to fight last month in L.A. but UFC 176 was canceled.
Las Vegas-based Xyience, a top ten energy drink manufacturer, has been sold to Big Red Inc., of Austin, Texas. Big Red is a top ten soda company known for its Big Red Vanilla Float, Big Blue and its signature Big Red.
Roxanne Modafferi hopes to show what she has learned since she was released from the UFC following a loss in November when she fights Tara LaRosa on the Invicta Fighting Championships card on Saturday in Kansas City, Mo.
As in his upset win over Renan Barao in May, TJ Dillashaw peppered Joe Soto with shots before finally capitalizing on an opening and knocking him out in the fifth and final round to retain the belt in the main event of UFC 177.
Renan Barao was forced out of a rematch with T.J. Dillashaw on Saturday. Instead, Dillashaw will defend his bantamweight belt against former Bellator champion Joe Soto in UFC 177.
Adam Gentile, owner of the Palomino Club, is making his final amateur fight Saturday. “This is competition, this is fun, this is a hobby,” he says. “I enjoy it. I don’t have delusions.”
Mixed martial artist Eddie Alvarez spent so much of the past two years fighting with his former employer to get out of his contract that his career almost felt like it was in a holding pattern.
Michael Bisping has never lost two consecutive fights in his career. He wants to make sure that statement is still true after he fights Cung Le in the main event of a UFC card in Macau on Saturday
Celebrities, athletes and more have taken part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in the last few weeks to help raise money for the ALS Association, even Mixed Martial Artist Ronda Rousey.
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones suffered a leg injury in training and has been forced to pull out of a Sept. 27 title defense against Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 178 at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier both deeply regret their brawl at a publicity stop in Las Vegas earlier this week. The light heavyweights also say they would probably do it again in a similar situation.
UFC star Daniel Cormier told a small group of reporters during Monday’s media event at MGM Grand promoting his Sept. 27 title fight that he and light heavyweight champion Jon Jones would never be friends. About 20 minutes later, a staredown for photographers between the two fighters quickly escalated into a brawl in the lobby of the Strip resort.
Noad Lahat returned to his Army unit in Israel days after winning a unanimous decision over Steven Siler in an Ultimate Fighting Championship bout in San Jose, Calif.
Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will return to action to fight Nick Diaz as part of the organization’s Super Bowl weekend card on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas. UFC president Dana White appeared on SportsCenter on Tuesday afternoon to announce the bout.
Las Vegas-based World Series of Fighting has filled the preliminary card for its Aug. 9 event with local fighters.
A music industry promoter, a Las Vegas lawyer and an mixed martial arts public relations specialist are teaming up to launch a Las Vegas-based business that will book professional MMA fighters for paid appearances at local, national and global businesses and events.
Veteran Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight Robbie Lawler wanted to be the first person to knock out Matt Brown in a professional fight when the two met in the main event of the UFC on Fox 12 card Saturday at SAP Center.
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