Any of them could have the spotlight to themselves. That’s how good they are.
After a cancellation, a venue change and a new business partner, Affliction MMA has finally scheduled an 11-fight card Jan. 24 at Anaheim, Calif., more than six months after its debut event there.
With the exception of Saturday’s season finale, “The Ultimate Fighter” reality show finished taping about six months ago.
If not for his late father, Efrain Escudero wouldn’t have competed in Season 8 of “The Ultimate Fighter.”
It’s fairly common to see a combatant injured at a mixed martial arts venue. But the UFC is turning its attention to the injuries of true heroes.
While the Ultimate Fighting Championship did not hold a card in its home base of Las Vegas for several months during the second half of 2008, the organization will more than make up for the absence as the year comes to a close.
Randy Couture didn’t show his age Saturday night. Rather, he showed his size in a futile attempt to conquer Brock Lesnar, a 6-foot-31/2-inch, 265-pound giant.
Randy Couture over the last 15 months learned one or two or 10 valuable lessons but none more important than a simple truism often echoed throughout sports: Play to your strength.
Joe Stevenson had to commute a bit farther this time, but with a win, his journey to the top of his profession won’t be nearly as long as it was the first time.
Fair or not, the comparisons were going to be made.
Saturday night’s Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight title fight between Brock Lesnar and Randy Couture at the MGM Grand is being billed as the biggest fight in the history of the young organization.
When featherweight Urijah Faber surrendered his two-year grip on the World Extreme Cagefighting title Wednesday, it probably came as a shock to fans who weren’t able to watch the card on television.
Anderson Silva, among the best and most dominant strikers in mixed martial arts, went long stretches without doing much of anything against overmatched challenger Patrick Cote on Saturday night.
Mixed martial artists Tyson Griffin and Gray Maynard train together almost daily in an effort to achieve their goals.
Randy Couture has faced opponents of all shapes and sizes during his lengthy mixed martial arts career.