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Jan 30, 2015 4:36 pm

‘UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz’ Weigh-In Results — Two Miss Weight

Today, from the MGM Grand Garden Arena, the UFC 183 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts officials. Two missed weight. John Lineker was over by 5 pounds, and Kelvin Gastelum by 10. UFC 183 takes place tomorrow night on pay-per-view. Weigh-In Results: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET) Nick Diaz (185.5) vs. Anderson...

Jan 27, 2015 1:43 pm

Ratings Report: ‘UFC on FOX 14’ Draws Strong On FOX

  The Ultimate Fighting Champships’ 2015 is off to a good start. As we previously noted in our ‘UFC Fight Night Boston’ ratings report, Conor McGregor cemented himself as one of the sport’s biggest draws, breaking every viewing record on FOX Sports 1, last week. Fast forward another 6 days and Saturday’s UFC on FOX 14 event also...

Jan 24, 2015 2:32 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Results: Bektic Smothers Redmond in Decision Win

The Fox Sports 1 preliminaries kicked off with a great performance from Mirsad Bektic. Paul Redmond simply could not get anything going for him as he was controlled for three consecutive rounds. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter Redmond fought off of his back for the majority of the fight and never really had an opportunity...

Jan 24, 2015 11:09 am

“UFC on FOX 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson” Official Results

‘UFC on FOX 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson’ goes down tonight from the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm. In tonight’s main event Alexander Gustaffson takes on Anthony Johnson in a title eliminator bout. Fight fans, who cannot make tonight’s event, are invited back here to follow along with the action. UFC on FOX 14 Results: MAIN CARD:...


Jan 23, 2015 9:42 am

‘UFC on FOX 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson’ Weigh-In Results

Today from Sweden, the UFC on FOX 14 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts for tomorrow night official. All but one made weight. UFC on FOX 14 goes down from the Hovet Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The free televised fight card airs on FOX. The full weigh-in results are as follows: MAIN CARD:...

Jan 21, 2015 12:39 pm

McGregor Delivers Best TV Ratings Since 2009

Sunday was an historic night for the UFC on FOX Sports 1. UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON FOX SPORTS 1: MCGREGOR vs. SIVER on Sunday, Jan. 18 scored 2,751,000 viewers according to Nielsen, making it the most-watched MMA event ever on FOX Sports 1 and the most-watched MMA event on ad-supported cable television since the UFC’s...

Jan 21, 2015 10:23 am

Forbes Slams UFC For Ali Comparison

In the lead up to last weekend’s UFC Fight Night Boston event UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta called Conor McGregor the Irish Muhammad Ali. Forbes Magazine doesn’t approve. From Forbes: .. That would be really popular. The actual Ali is arguably the biggest sports star ever despite being an African-American who flew in the face of...

Jan 19, 2015 7:02 am

Jon Jones fined $25,000 For Code Of Conduct Violation

Earlier this week news broke that UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones had been fined $25,000 for a code of conduct violation stemming from his failed drug test for the primary metabolite in cocaine, Benzoylecgonine. The UFC released a statement regarding the fine, saying: “The UFC announced today that it has fined light heavyweight champion...

Jan 18, 2015 4:33 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Rosa Traps Soriano in D’Arce and Earns Win

Charlez Rosa and Sean Soriano kicked off the Fox Sports 1 portion of the preliminaries with their featherweight bout. Rosa was game and threatened submissions every single time the fight went to the ground where he finally submitted Soriano in round three. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter Rosa proved to be the superior featherweight tonight...

Jan 18, 2015 1:00 pm

Melendez: ‘McGregor Is Absolutely Not The #1 Contender’

Gilbert Melendez is fresh off his UFC 181 loss to Anthony Pettis, but found some time to join the crew at Fox Sports to discuss tonight’s UFC Fight Night Boston. Melendez believes that Frankie Edgar, not Conor McGregor is the rightful #1 contender. His words: “He’s absolutely not the No. 1 contender in my opinion....

Jan 18, 2015 12:53 pm

UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Siver Results Thread

If you are unable to catch UFC Fight Night Boston, you can get the live results from the event here. Main Card (Fox Sports 1): Conor McGregor def. Dennis Siver by way of TKO (Strikes) 1:54 of Round 2 Donald Cerrone def. Ben Henderson by way of Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Uriah Hall def....

Jan 18, 2015 9:43 am

Jon Jones First Interview Following Failed Drug Test To Air Monday On Fox Sports 1

Since failing a random pre-fight drug test ahead of his UFC 182 win over Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones has not spoken to media members regarding the test. FOX Sports sent out the following press release regarding the interview. On Monday night’s FOX SPORTS LIVE, host Charissa Thompson sits down in an exclusive 1 on 1...

Jan 17, 2015 1:44 pm

‘UFC Fight Night Boston: McGregor vs. Siver’ Weigh-In Results

Earlier today, from Boston’s TD Garden Arena the UFC Fight Night Boston competitors hit the scales to make their bouts official. All fighters made the mark. ‘UFC Fight Night Boston: McGregor vs. Siver’ goes down tomorrow night, on FOX Sports 1. Here’s the weigh-in results: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET) Conor McGregor...

Jan 16, 2015 11:38 am

FOX Provides Unprecedented Support For Conor McGregor

As Sunday’s clash with Dennis Siver fast approaches, the time is now for all things Conor McGregor on FOX Sports 1 and promotionally, the FOX family of networks has stepped up with unprecedented support.  Using creative and alternative ways to raise awareness for Sunday night’s headliner, the FOX Sports marketing team collaborated with McGregor, one...

Jan 15, 2015 5:00 am

Chicago To Host UFC on FOX 16

The city of Chicago will play host to UFC on FOX 16 on July 25. The event was announced on Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1. Chicago was selected as the winning city of the “Harley-Davidson Hometown Throwdown”. Bouts and venue information should be forthcoming. Stay tuned.

Jan 14, 2015 8:13 pm

UFC Fight Night Boston: Embedded Vlog – Ep. 2

On episode #2 of UFC Embedded in Boston, featherweight headliner Conor McGregor continues his showmanship while announcing his new deal with Reebok. In the training room, opponent Dennis Siver hits pads and takes verbal jabs at the Irish star. Meanwhile, McGregor does a high-energy photo shoot and some “light” training in Boston’s historic Peter Welch’s...

Jan 14, 2015 8:09 pm

Esparza vs. Jedrzejczyk Title Fight Co-Headlines UFC 185

UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza has been booked for her first title defense. The California-based champion will take on undefeated polish striker Joanna Jedrzejczyk. The bout was announced on Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1. UFC 185 is a stacked event going down from the American Airlines Center, in Dallas. The pay-per-view...

Jan 14, 2015 7:56 pm

VanZant vs. Herrig Set For UFC on FOX 15

A strawweight fight between Paige VanZant (pictured) and TUF 20 fighter Felice Herrig is set for UFC on FOX 15. The bout was announced on Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1. UFC on FOX 15 takes place from the Prudential Center, in Newark New Jersey, on April 18. Both women are coming...

Jan 14, 2015 3:11 pm

White: ‘McGregor v. Aldo Would Be Biggest Fight Of 2015’

“Aldo and Conor, I think that would be the biggest fight of the year. I think it will beat every other fight his year, and (Jon) Jones vs. (Daniel) Cormier was this year. I think this would be the biggest fight this year.” “Part of making a big fight is a lot of people giving...

Jan 13, 2015 12:32 pm

Ben Henderson Says UFC Yet To Discuss Cerrone Fight With Him

… and they fight this weekend. (Insert *Shocked* Emoji) Former UFC lightweight champ, Ben “Smooth” Henderson was poised to face former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez, this weekend at UFC Fight Night Boston. Instead, and on two-weeks notice, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is coming in for an injured Eddie Alvarez. Just a minor detail in agenda for...

Jan 12, 2015 10:42 am

Lorenzo Fertitta Explains Why The UFC Booked Fight Night Boston On A Sunday

UFC fans may have scratched their heads when they saw UFC Fight Night McGregor vs. Siver was booked for a Sunday, and understandably so as the UFC has never held an event on a Sunday. To make matters even stranger, the UFC booked the event in Boston, just a short drive from Gillette stadium, where...

Jan 12, 2015 8:37 am

‘UFC Rising: Conor McGregor’ Special Premiers tonight

In preparation for Conor McGregor’s showdown against Dennis Siver, Sunday January 18th, Fox Sports 1 will be airing a 30-minute special premiering tonight at 4:30 p.m. PT. The special revolves around Conor McGregor, as he prepares for a fight that could earn him a title shot against reigning champion Jose Aldo, should he win. The...

Jan 8, 2015 5:26 pm

Dana White Expecting GSP’s Return In 2015

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has yet to say whether or not he’s going to make a return to Mixed Martial Arts, but UFC President Dana White is fully expecting GSP’s return later this year. During a recent interview with FOX Sports, the UFC boss stated, “I really do think that Georges St-Pierre will...

Jan 8, 2015 2:50 pm

Lyoto Machida vs. Luke Rockhold headlines UFC on FOX 15 in Newark

The UFC’s return to New Jersey now has a main event, as UFC officials announced today that middleweights Lyoto Machida and Luke Rockhold will headline April’s “UFC on FOX 15” event in Newark. Rockhold was the first to announce the five-round main event booking, this via his official Instagram feed. Former UFC light heavyweight champion...

Jan 8, 2015 5:30 am

Dana White: “This is the biggest January in UFC History!”

“2015 is starting off with amazing fights. It’s the best January in the company’s history. And all these fights lead to bigger fights. If you look at the Cormier vs. Jones, then Gustafsson vs. Rumble, then the winners of those fight and that will be a great fight. You’ve got Vitor vs. Weidman, then Anderson....

Jan 6, 2015 2:29 pm

RAMPAGE! ‘I could sue Bellator for $10-20 million’

  “I don’t think Bellator going to put up a big fuss because if they try to sue me I could counter-sue them for, probably, $10-20 million. So, if they was smart, they would just let me walk away and be happy … I wish I could show you guys the contract. I just think...

Jan 4, 2015 11:26 am

UFC Fight Night Boston: McGregor vs. Siver Preview

Last night following UFC 182, Jon Anik, Brian Stann and Dominick Cruz showed a preview of UFC Fight Night Boston: McGregor vs. Siver, which goes down Sunday January 18th. The full fight lineup is currently as follows: Main Card (Fox Sports 1 7 p.m. PT) Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver Benson Henderson vs. Eddie Alvarez...

Jan 3, 2015 5:58 pm

BREAKING NEWS: Anthony Pettis vs. Rafael Dos Anjos Set For UFC 185

Just announced during the broadcast on FOX Sports 1 for UFC 182! We now know that UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis will defend his title against Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC 185. The card is set to take place on March 14 in Dallas, Texas. So who takes it, the champ or the challenger?...