A middleweight bout between Uriah Hall and Rafael Natal has been added to the UFC 187 lineup, the organization announced Thursday.
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Carla Esparza reminded everyone why she was the tournament’s top seed with a third-round submission of Rose Namajunas to become the first UFC women’s strawweight champion on Friday night at the Palms.
When the UFC announced the formation of a women’s strawweight division early this year, the name Rose Namajunas often came up as someone who eventually could win the belt. The future could be now.
Johny Hendricks put the blame squarely on himself for losing his welterweight title to Robbie Lawler on Saturday in UFC 181 at Mandalay Bay. “I didn’t fight. Look at the fourth and fifth round. I just didn’t fight,” Hendricks said.
One champion retained his belt with a virtuoso performance while another was crowned by the narrowest of margins in what was a memorable Ultimate Fighting Championship card at Mandalay Bay on Saturday night.
Robbie Lawler felt he let an opportunity get away when he slowed down late in the fight and dropped the fifth and final round of an Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight title bout to Johny Hendricks in March. He wasn’t going to let it happen again.
The UFC has signed professional wrestler C.M. Punk, and he intends to make his mixed martial arts debut in 2015. President Dana White announced the deal during the UFC 181 pay-per-view show Saturday night.
Gilbert Melendez and Robbie Lawler have come about as close as possible to winning the ultimate prize in mixed martial arts without strapping an Ultimate Fighting Championship belt around their waists. Both fighters will get a shot at redemption at UFC 181 tonight at Mandalay Bay.
A breakdown of the fights on the main card of UFC 181 today at Mandalay Bay Events Center.
One of the traits Anthony Pettis took from his late father is a keen fashion sense. Pettis’ father also got him started in martial arts, but never saw how successful his son would become.
There are several reasons Todd Duffee has yet to live up to the immense potential he has flashed since making his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut with a seven-second knockout of Tim Hague in 2009.
Ultimate Fighting Championship has signed a major partnership deal with sports clothing retailer Reebok to exclusively outfit all UFC fighters in Reebok gear in the octagon and at fight-related events.
Johny Hendricks makes his first title defense on Saturday against Robbie Lawler in UFC 181 at Mandalay Bay. Hendricks stays sharp by making sure he has people around him who won’t treat him any differently than in the past.
It didn’t take Frankie Edgar long to realize he was in for a battle against Cub Swanson in the standup game during their main event bout on an Ultimate Fighting Championship card in Austin, Texas, on Saturday night.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight champ Frankie Edgar will fight Cub Swanson in a matchup of featherweight contenders in the main event of a card Saturday in Austin, Texas.
Every set of eyes inside The Smith Center for the Performing Arts for the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s “The Time Is Now” event Monday afternoon turned intently toward the center of the stage as Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier walked toward one another.
Top Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum retained his spot in the rankings with a devastating knockout of Mark Hunt in the main event of UFC 180 on Saturday night in Mexico City.
There is certainly no chance Ultimate Fighting Championship executives envisioned putting a belt around the sizable waist of Mark Hunt when the rotund kick boxer’s contract was acquired as part of the organization’s purchase of Japanese organization PRIDE.
A breakdown of the fights on the main card of UFC 180 today at Mexico City.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The world’s former No. 1-rated female boxer has pulled out of her much-anticipated Ultimate Fighting Championship debut, her promoter said Thursday.
Cub Swanson has reeled off six consecutive wins in the UFC, but he has yet to be awarded the title shot he feels he has long since earned.
Ovince St. Preux knocked out former light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua in the first round of the main event of an Ultimate Fighting Championship card in Uberlandia, Brazil, on Saturday night.
Stephan Bonner came out of retirement to fight UFC legend Anderson Silva in 2012. Bonnar not only got knocked out but failed post-fight drug test. He gets a chance for a comeback Nov. 15 against Tito Ortiz in San Diego.