Ultimate Fighting Championship star Lyoto Machida resisted a drop to middleweight for years because his good friend and longtime training partner Anderson Silva held the belt in that division.
Local mixed martial arts figure Barry Meyer was remembered at a memorial service Friday after taking his own life Tuesday.
UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez was not afraid to share his strategy for defeating former champ Junior dos Santos on Saturday night in the rubber match between the sport’s two most dominant big men.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos could be forgiven if he did everything possible to forget the five-round beating he took from Cain Velasquez in losing the belt in December.
The most talked-about beard in sports outside of Boston will be on full display tonight.
Las Vegan Roy Nelson entered his June fight against Stipe Miocic with a string of three straight first-round knockout victories and amid rumors he would garner a big-money deal from a rival promotion with his Ultimate Fighting Championship contract coming to an end.
About four years ago, Daniel Cuison weighed 280 pounds and sported shoulder-length hair while working at the now closed Company American Bistro restaurant on the Strip. At the time, he was hoping to get a promotion from runner to server, which would double his salary.
Neither Gilbert Melendez nor Diego Sanchez will leave the cage on Saturday night with an Ultimate Fighting Championship belt. That doesn’t stop them from seeing their UFC 166 lightweight bout as a title fight.
Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos will fight for the third time on Saturday night in the main event of UFC 166 in Houston to determine once and for all which of them is the top heavyweight in the organization.
Jake Shields won a split decision over Demian Maia in the main event of the UFC Fight Night 29 card in Sao Paulo on Wednesday night.