Former mixed martial arts fighter War Machine was ordered to serve 36 years to life behind bars Monday after being convicted of more than two dozen charges, including sexual assault and first-degree kidnapping.
Max Holloway knocked out longtime champion Jose Aldo to unify the UFC featherweight title in the main event of UFC 212 on Saturday in Rio de Janeiro.
Kazushi Sakuraba fought in the UFC for just one night in 1997. But his impact on the sport extended far beyond that memorable event in Yokohama, Japan, and will be recognized with his induction into the organization’s Hall of Fame.
On June 17, Serena DeJesus will face Arlene Culbreth at Tuff-N-Uff’s Pack the Mack event in Las Vegas.
A breakdown of the fights on the main card of UFC 212 on Saturday at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, with picks from the Review-Journal’s Adam Hill and Heidi Fang.
Max Holloway has won 10 straight fights to capture the UFC interim featherweight title and earn a shot at champion Jose Aldo in a unification bout Saturday in the main event of UFC 212 in Rio de Janeiro.
Tim Elliott accepted a short notice fight and will face Ben Nguyen at UFC Fight Night 110 in Auckland, New Zealand. Elliott explains why he lives to compete against fighters with Nguyen’s style over the current UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson’s approach.
Eric Spicely will seek his third straight win and a potential matchup with Dan Kelly for a belt he created himself when he meets Antonio Carlos Junior on Saturday at UFC 212.
On The Ultimate Fighter 25’s seventh episode, a wild card fight featuring Joe Stevenson and Hayder Hassan was made by UFC president Dana White. Johnny Nunez talks about how concerned the cast was for “Joe Daddy’s” health and discusses the canceled title fight between coaches, T.J. Dillashaw and UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt.
Review-Journal sports reporter Adam Hill and videographer Heidi Fang returned Tuesday for CoveringTheCage.com’s weekly Facebook live update.