The Ultimate Fighting Championship hosted a conference call Friday morning to announce several items of note, including the signing of a major free-agent mixed martial artist.
Hours after Affliction canceled its Aug. 1 card in Anaheim, Calif., because it was unable to find a suitable replacement for heavyweight Josh Barnett, the mixed martial arts organization on Friday stepped out of the fight promotion business.
Josh Barnett’s loss could be Vitor Belfort’s gain.
Dan Henderson’s victory over Rich Franklin in January was anything but decisive.
Randy Couture was just as stunned by Brock Lesnar’s actions Saturday night as most people watching UFC 100 on television.
Brock Lesnar was every bit the company man late Saturday when he arrived at the UFC 100 news conference about an hour after his main-event victory over Frank Mir. … The change in behavior apparently was the result of a lecture delivered by Ultimate Fighting Championship president Dana White in the bathroom of Lesnar’s locker room.
Frank Mir says Brock Lesnar embarrassed his sport — and embarrassed Mir’s children — by going on a tirade of spit and trash-talking after beating Mir at Saturday’s UFC 100.
A Michael Jackson benefit concert is being held Aug. 29 at the Palms, on what would have been Jackson’s 51st birthday.