Brock Lesnar thinks he has come a long way as a fighter since suffering the only defeat of his brief professional mixed martial arts career to Frank Mir in February 2008. … He will have his chance to prove it Saturday night when the two meet for the undisputed Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight title in the main event of UFC 100 at Mandalay Bay.
A few weeks ago, Ultimate Fighting Championship commentator Joe Rogan was doing standup comedy in San Jose, Calif., when two groups of acquaintances showed up and hung out together: friends who never fight; and a group of guys from the American Kickboxing Academy, including Jon Fitch and Mike Swick — “two of the toughest guys in the world.”
Brandon Beals looks like every other Ultimate Fighting Championship fan walking around Mandalay Bay three days before the mixed martial arts outfit’s historic Saturday night card.
Fans of mixed martial arts can get their fill during the Ultimate Fighting Championship Fan Expo at Mandalay Bay on Friday and Saturday.
One wears a coat and tie, and the other swears he’ll never be a suit. At first glance, there might appear to be few similarities between Roger Goodell and Dana White.
Of the eight oddsmakers at Las Vegas Sports Consultants, Sean Van Patten is an oddity. He actually follows the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
The Review-Journal recently sat down with Ultimate Fighting Championship competitor Mac Danzig after a workout at the Xtreme Couture Training Center.
A day in Dana White’s life is charged with the adrenaline rush of a drag race. He’s going full speed for about 20 hours. If he’s not working or playing cards, his brain is spinning over work ideas and what more he can do to help his surging mixed martial arts business win more fans all over the globe.
COUNTDOWN TO UFC 100
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The historic UFC 100 card at Mandalay Bay on Saturday night is far from the only event of interest for mixed martial arts fans this weekend.