Leslie Smith News

Feb 13, 2018 5:22 pm

Leslie Smith Plans To Form Effective Union with Project Spearhead

The year is 2016, the UFC has been sold to WME-IMG from Zuffa in a four billion dollar deal. Fighters unions are being formed and trying to stay intact. Primarily there was the MMA Athletes Association(MMAAA) and the Professional Fighters Association(PFA). Both of which weren’t helped by being associated with former Bellator promoter Bjorn Rebney....

Sep 30, 2017 6:45 am

Leslie Smith Comments on UFC’s Possible USADA Tracking App for Athletes

Earlier this month, UFC fighters got a curious survey sent to them about the future of USADA and how the organization and its employers would interact. The purpose of the questionnaire was to gauge interest in an app that would be installed on UFC fighter’s phones to track their whereabouts, making it easier and more...

Jul 16, 2017 10:34 am

UFC Glasgow results | Leslie Smith elbows Amanda Lemos to standing TKO (video)

On Sunday afternoon, the UFC touched down in beautiful Glasgow, Scotland with UFC Fight Night 113. In the first bout of the 12-fight card, Leslie Smith collided with the debuting Amanda Lemos in a compelling bantamweight booking. It was a tough night for the debutant, as Smith cranked up the offense with a series of...

Aug 14, 2016 12:28 pm

VIDEO | UFC fighters past and present talk about a Fighters Union

Watch as former and current UFC fighters talk about the need for a Fighters Union. In the above video former UFC heavyweight and light heavyweight champion Randy Couture discusses the need to expand the “Ali Act” to mixed martial arts. Mixed martial arts legends and former champions Cung Le and Ken Shamrock also speak out...

May 13, 2016 1:13 am

VIDEO | Leslie Smith opens up and talks about an MMA fighter’s association

“Nobody wants to get on the bad side of the UFC,” said Leslie Smith regarding fighter pay and an MMA fighter’s association while talking with the MMA Fighting in Curitiba, Brazil ahead of UFC 198. Smith will welcome Cris Cyborg in her UFC debut in a 140 pound catchweight fight. Cyborg is the 145 pound...