Philadelphia sports fans have earned themselves quite a reputation.
Forrest Griffin believes he can beat Anderson Silva in a light heavyweight bout on the UFC 101 card at the Wachovia Center on Saturday night.
PHILADELPHIA — Kenny Florian insists he is prepared for the opportunity in front of him.
Fedor Emelianenko and his manager shunned what was probably a much more lucrative deal from the Ultimate Fighting Championship to sign with Strikeforce. Perhaps the best heavyweight mixed martial artist in the world, Emelianenko will debut with the upstart organization in the fall.
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.