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Apr 24, 2013 9:00 am

Ratings Report: Henderson, Melendez viewership peaks at 4.7 million

Though the overall numbers may have been down, a solid number of viewers tuned in for the UFC on FOX 7 main event. MMAweekly.com says viewership for the lightweight title bout between Benson Henderson and Gilbert Melendez peaked at 4.7 million viewers. Roughly 3.31 million people were drawn by the card in which Henderson defeated...

Dec 29, 2012 12:29 pm

Exclusive: Phil Davis Talks About Fighting Forrest Griffin and Dominick Cruz

  To read part one of our interview with Phil Davis click here: Phil Davis has one of the best personalities in all of mixed martial arts. He has a great sense of humor, an infectious laugh and definitely knows how to have a good time. The Penn State University graduate spent time on the...

Nov 2, 2012 6:36 am

Diego Nunes to Face Nik Lentz on Yet to be Named Brazil Card in January

  The UFC has booked another fight for their January 19 event in Brazil. Portal do Vale Tudo a Brazilian website is reporting on a featherweight bout between Nik Lentz and Diego Nunes. Lentz began his UFC career with a 5-0-1 run that included wins over Rafaello Oliveira, Tyson Griffin and Andre Winner. Since then...

Oct 30, 2012 10:19 am

World MMA Awards Announces This Years Nominees: VOTE NOW | MMA NEWS

It’s time to roll out the red carpet and get suited and booted, as the 5th Fighters Only World MMA Awards returns to Las Vegas. After 12 months of outstanding action in the world of MMA, the fifth annual Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards arrives to bestow some of the planet’s best fighters...

Sep 21, 2012 7:04 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Q & A with Charles Oliveira

  At just 22-years-old Charles Oliveira is one of the youngest fighters in the UFC. He made his debut for the organization just two months shy of his 20th birthday when he defeated Darren Elkins via armbar just 41 seconds into the first round in August of 2010. He also took home the submission of...

Apr 20, 2012 8:47 am

Mark Muñoz Eyeing Possible Fight with Chris Weidman in July

By George Deutsch: Bone spurs. That’s what stood between Mark Muñoz (12-2) and a shot at top UFC middleweight contender Chael Sonnen at UFC on Fox 2 this past January. Had Muñoz won the No. 1 contender matchup, he would’ve gotten a long-awaited championship bout with current middleweight titleholder Anderson “the Spider” Silva. But it...

Apr 18, 2012 5:17 pm

Bisping says he would've stopped Sonnen had their fight been five rounds

By Evan Stoumbelis: Middleweight Michael ‘the count’ Bisping said the following in a recent interview: “I think Chael will out-wrestle Anderson and beat him this time, and then I’ll get the rematch with Chael considering how close our fight was. If I had Chael over five rounds, I’d definitely beat him. In that last fight,...

Feb 8, 2012 7:30 am

Big Problems Await Sonnen In Brazil Says Anderson Silva

“A fight is a fight, Chael is good, Bisping is good but a fight is a fight, but I don’t like this fight. The Chael Sonnen and Bisping [fight] I don’t like. Bisping is good but Chael talk too much and not working. Michael Bisping is good he did a good job but Chael needs...

Jan 28, 2012 8:49 pm

Dana White Scored Bisping As Winner Over Sonnen

For what it’s worth UFC President Dana White scored tonight’s co-main event for Michael Bisping. Unfortunately for the British fighter the ringside officials didn’t see it the same way. Here is what Dana said during the UFC on FUEL TV’s post-fight special: “I actually scored that fight having Bisping winning two rounds to one. I...

Jul 13, 2017 6:12 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor pays tribute to Notorious BIG at today’s press conference

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor turned heads this evening when he made his grand entrance to the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn wearing a white Gucci mink. Shortly after getting on stage, Conor McGregor took to the microphone where he paid homage to the late great Notorious BIG. Check it out. Conor McGregor pays homage to...

Jul 13, 2017 12:03 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor goes all in at the Toronto stop of world tour

ICYMI: Conor McGregor might've given us the greatest promo of all-time. Even wrestling fans would approve… #MayMacWorldTour pic.twitter.com/1lvFE3lctF — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 13, 2017 Stop number two of the world wide tour for the Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor took place in Toronto, Canada on Wednesday. The majority believe that “The Notorious” won...

Jul 12, 2017 4:37 pm

VIDEOS | Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather go at it again in Toronto

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and boxing legend Flod Mayweather travelled north of the border today for round two of the Mayweather vs. McGregor promotional world tour. After a brief delay, this due to Floyd Mayweather being stuck in traffic, the two superstars took to the stage in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It didn’t take long...

Jul 11, 2017 3:29 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather fires back, promises to finish “Mr. Tapout” Conor McGregor

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather fires back, promises to finish “Mr. Tapout” Conor McGregor UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor was the first fighter to take the microphone at today’s Mayweather vs. McGregor press conference in Los Angeles, California. The brash Irish superstar quickly began taking shots at “Money” and the sport of boxing stating the following....

Jul 8, 2017 12:20 am

TJ Dillashaw congratulates friend Jesse Taylor on winning TUF

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw sat cageside Friday night as his former Cal State Fullerton wrestling teammate, and TUF Redemption Team Dillashaw member, Jesse Taylor defeat Dhiego Lima to become the winner of TUF Redemption. Taylor’s win comes nine years after he was set to compete in the TUF Finale after advancing to the...

Jul 7, 2017 12:39 pm

Yoel Romero explains love-hate relationship with Michael Bisping

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and top middleweight contender Yoel Romero have a rather lengthy, and very public, rivalry going back quite some time now. Following Yoel Romero’s knockout of Chris Weidman at UFC 205, where Bisping was in attendance for his Fox Sports 1 duties, the ‘Soldier of God’ campaigned for a fight with...

Jul 6, 2017 12:57 pm

VIDEO | World War III breaks out on The Ultimate Fighter

"The night before my fight…and World War III broke out at the house." — @JTMoneyMMA (understatement) #TUF https://t.co/H3GWXGraox — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 6, 2017 As The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption season comes to a close, there’s no better way to end than with some fireworks, right? Well, the boys from the show didn’t fail...

Jul 6, 2017 9:17 am

VIDEO | 9 years later, Jesse Taylor once again earns his way to TUF Finale

WHAT A FINISH! @jtmoneymma submits @TheJamesKrause in the third round and fights FRIDAY vs. Dhiego Lima for $250K! https://t.co/KRFbJ0hL0I — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 6, 2017 Nine years ago, Jesse Taylor found himself ready to fight in the finale of season 7 of The Ultimate Fighter. Taylor had fought and defeated Mike Dolce, Dante...

Jul 5, 2017 8:51 am

Robert Whittaker sounds off on Georges St-Pierre’s middleweight ambitions

When it was announced that UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping would next defend his title against Georges St-Pierre – a former welterweight champ who had never fought at middleweight before – there was widespread backlash. Much of this backlash came from the middleweight division’s top contenders, such as Yoel Romero, Luke Rockhold, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza,...

Jul 2, 2017 1:51 pm

Edson Barboza is down to fight Kevin Lee

Late last month, in the main event of the UFC’s exciting stop in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Kevin Lee scored an impressive – though somewhat controversial – first-round submission win over top-10 lightweight Michael Chiesa. This win set the 24-year-old Lee up for more big tests in the stacked UFC lightweight division, and post-fight, he made...

Jun 29, 2017 1:57 pm

Jacare Souza reflects on loss to Robert Whittaker

Back in April, top ranked middleweight Jacare Souza stepped into the Octagon with Robert Whittaker for a highly anticipated middleweight showdown. Unfortunately for Jacare, who was ranked higher than Whittaker going into the fight, he lost the scrap via TKO, snapping a 2-fight win streak. Now, with Jacare ranked at #5 on the UFC’s middleweight...

Jun 28, 2017 7:41 am

Daniel Cormier praises “greatest promoter of all time” Conor McGregor

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will take his first steps into the professional boxing arena opposite undefeated defensive specialist and possible GOAT Floyd Mayweather Jr. It’s a fight that initially seemed almost impossible, but one that ultimately came to fruition. In the opinion of UFC light heavyweight champion and Fox Sports analyst...

Jun 27, 2017 1:51 pm

Robert Whittaker explains why you won’t hear him trash talk his way to a fight

Robert Whittaker is set for the biggest fight of his career as he is set to take on Yoel Romero in a UFC interim middleweight title fight at UFC 213. Coming off an impressive TKO stoppage over Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, Whittaker has worked his way up to an interim title bout by letting his performances...

Jun 26, 2017 1:53 pm

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson rips on ‘Team Tiramisu’ Khabib Nurmagomedov

.@tonyfergusonXT has a message for @TeamKhabib following his challenge to Tony from rehab. #ShotsFired #StrongWords pic.twitter.com/jp0pm1o8g2 — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) June 26, 2017 Fans were devastated when news broke that the UFC interim lightweight title fight between top contenders Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson was canceled the day before UFC 209 was set to...

Jun 26, 2017 8:49 am

VIDEO | Michael Chiesa slams Mario Yamasaki, demands rematch with Kevin Lee

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated trip to Oklahoma City, Michael Chiesa lost by submission to “The MoTown Phenom” Kevin Lee. The unfortunate thing is that, while Lee’s rear-naked choke was deep, Chiesa never actually tapped out or lost consciousness. Instead, referee Mario Yamasaki misread the situation, and stopped the fight...