3413 Search Results for TUF

Dec 23, 2016 6:53 am

Sorry ‘Mighty Mouse,’ Dana White thinks Conor McGregor is MMA’s pound-for-pound king

With former UFC light heavyweight title challenger Jon “Bones” Jones currently serving a year-long suspension, MMA’s pound-for-pound debate has typically come down to one man: Flyweight champ Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson. When Conor McGregor defeated Eddie Alvarez to win the UFC lightweight title in November, however, he made a strong case for a spot atop...

Dec 22, 2016 10:07 am

Demetrious Johnson sidelined through first part of 2017 with knee injury

Unfortunate news surfaced this week that UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson had injured his knee earlier this year during his 5-round war against Tim Elliot. In the opening round, Johnson was nearly submitted by the ‘TUF: Tournament of Champions’ winner, however over the course of the next four rounds, Johnson used his wrestling to dictate...

Dec 21, 2016 8:37 pm

Nate Diaz not answering calls from UFC for less than $20 million

UFC superstar Nate Diaz has been absent from the Octagon since his UFC 202 main event scrap with Conor McGregor back in August. Following the fight, Diaz revealed that the only way he would return to the Octagon would be for a massive payday. Since then, there has been no further word on when Diaz...

Dec 21, 2016 9:25 am

Floyd Mayweather Sr. critiques Conor McGregor’s boxing

While Conor McGregor may have been denied a boxing license in Nevada, he was granted a boxing license in California. This once again reignited talks of a potential Mayweather vs. McGregor boxing match. While both men have verbally agreed to the fight, there has been no official word on if the fight will ever take...

Dec 21, 2016 6:05 am

Jose Aldo: I’m the real featherweight champ, not ‘two-faced’ Conor McGregor

When Conor McGregor won the UFC lightweight title from Eddie Alvarez in November, he became the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight classes concurrently, as he still owned the organization’s featherweight belt at the time. Yet given that it had been nearly a year since he’d won that featherweight title,...

Dec 17, 2016 11:44 pm

MMA community reacts to Michelle Waterson’s submission of Paige VanZant

Saturday night in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Sacramento’ women’s strawweight prospects Paige VanZant and Michelle Waterson stepped into the Octagon for a highly anticipated showdown which likely would see the winner catapulted into the top 5 of the women’s strawweight division. While VanZant came out of the gate looking extremely quick, Waterson...

Dec 17, 2016 4:02 pm

UFC on FOX 22 Results: Colby Covington defeats Bryan Barberena (Highlights)

A welterweight bout between Bryan Barberena and Colby Covington took place during today’s UFC on FOX 22 prelims in Sacramento, California. Round one begins and Colby throws a high kick that is partially blocked. Bryan fires back with a low kick and then another. Covington misses with a left and then shoots in for a...

Dec 17, 2016 3:05 pm

UFC on FOX 22 Results: Josh Emmett defeats Scott Holtzman (Highlights)

A lightweight scrap between Josh Emmett and Scott Holtzman took place during tonight’s UFC on FOX 22 prelims on FS1. Round one begins and Emmett throws a head kick that is blocked. Holtzman replies with a right and then a left hand. Josh with a kick to the body. Scott counters with a right but...

Dec 16, 2016 3:30 pm

VIDEO | Nate Diaz: ‘Pound-for-pound I am number 1!’

UFC superstar Nate Diaz has been waiting for his trilogy fight with rival Conor McGregor ever since their rematch at UFC 202 back in August. While not interested in any other fight, the younger Diaz brother spoke with ESNews and questioned some issues with the last match with McGregor and why his name isn’t mentioned...

Dec 16, 2016 9:27 am

Mickey Gall takes verbal jabs at Sage Northcutt, gives prediction for fight

This Saturday in Sacramento, California, two of the youngest fighters on the UFC roster, Sage Northcutt and Mickey Gall, will square off in a highly anticipated matchup. At just 20 years old, Northcutt has quite the impressive resume. With an 8-1 professional record, Northcutt has gone 3-1 inside the Octagon, dispatching of Francisco Trevino via...

Dec 15, 2016 8:39 am

Gray Maynard still confused by loss to Ryan Hall

Earlier this month at the ‘Ultimate Fighter: Tournament of Champions’ finale, TUF winner Ryan Hall squared off against UFC veteran Gray Maynard in a fight which had all the makings of an old-school ‘style vs. style’ matchup. Maynard of course looked to keep the fight standing in hopes of landing a big punch and picking...

Dec 14, 2016 12:53 pm

The 10 best welterweight fights in UFC history

This Saturday, the UFC will touch down in sun-soaked Sacramento, California with UFC on Fox 22. One of the many highlights of this card is a welterweight scrap between bona fide excitement generators “Platinum” Mike Perry and Alan Jouban. Given the propensity for violence shared by these two fighters, many fans consider their imminent scrap...

Dec 13, 2016 7:32 pm

Breaking! Two more fights added to February’s UFC 208 pay-per-view event in Brooklyn

Earlier tonight the UFC announced that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie would be squaring off at February’s UFC 208 event in Brooklyn for the promotions inaugural women’s featherweight title. In addition to that huge news, ESPN’s Brett Okamoto also revealed that two more fights had been added to the...

Dec 13, 2016 3:23 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor living the dream many are wishing for

Newly crowned UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor seems to be enjoying his time off from fighting. In November, “The Notorious” became the first fighter in history to be a concurrent two-weight UFC champion by defeating Eddie Alvarez. For a short period, McGregor held both the UFC featherweight title and lightweight title before “relinquishing” the featherweight...

Dec 13, 2016 1:57 pm

Vitor Belfort returns to the Octagon on March 11th in Brazil

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort will be returning to the cage in 2017, just five months after his second round TKO loss to Gegard Mousasi on the main card of UFC 204 back in October. Following the fight, there were reports that Belfort was planning to retire given his dismal 2-3 record over...

Dec 13, 2016 1:46 pm

Donald Cerrone vs. Jorge Masvidal reportedly set for Denver

After trading call-outs on social media, it appears as though Donald Cerrone and Jorge Masvidal have agreed to fight, and will step into the Octagon at UFC on FOX 23 on January 28th according to MMAFighting. The report also states that the UFC will be officially announcing the bout soon. This past weekend in Toronto,...

Dec 11, 2016 1:18 pm

VIDEO | Kelvin Gastelum discusses his dominant win over Tim Kennedy

Former TUF winner Kelvin Gastelum earned an impressive knockout victory over perennial middleweight contender Tim Kennedy at last night’s UFC 206 event in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. After a tough first-round, Gastelum was able to utilize his crisp boxing to dominate Kennedy in rounds two and three. The former The Ultimate Fighter winner, Gastelum, battered Kennedy...

Dec 11, 2016 9:28 am

MMA community reacts to Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone’s thunderous KO of Matt Brown

Last night, the UFC returned to Toronto, Ontario, Canada for the first time in over three years. It did so with UFC 206, a card that, despite being short on big names, delivered as one of the most exciting in recent memory. UFC 206 was headlined by a featherweight bout between streaking Hawaiian contender Max Holloway...

Dec 11, 2016 8:56 am

After knockout of Matt Brown, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone wants Demian Maia

Last night, on the main card of an action-packed UFC 206, fan favorite Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone dazzled with a thunderous third-round knockout of the notoriously durable Matt Brown. With this win, Cowboy improved to a fantastic 4-0 as a welterweight. Given his current streak, and the fact that he is now ranked well inside the...

Dec 10, 2016 1:40 pm

Doo-Ho Choi plans to fight for featherweight title in 2017

While South Korean superstar Doo-Ho Choi has just three fights inside the Octagon, he has left fight fans speechless all three times. Back in 2014, Choi entered the Octagon with a 12-1 professional record that saw him enter the UFC on a 10-fight win streak, with all but two of the wins coming by way...

Dec 10, 2016 12:21 pm

Nate Diaz plans move to boxing: I want to get out of MMA

While Nate Diaz may be regarded as one of the most popular MMA fighters at the present time, the Stockton superstar doesn’t appear to have plans of sticking around. Earlier this year, Diaz picked up arguably the biggest win of his career as he rocked, and then submitted UFC superstar Conor McGregor on just two-weeks...

Dec 7, 2016 10:18 pm

Dana White clears the air: I didn’t strip Conor McGregor of title

Earlier this month, in a shocking move, it was revealed that Conor McGregor had relinquished the featherweight championship just weeks after winning the lightweight championship at UFC 205, where he became the first simultaneous two-division UFC champion. The move came after it was revealed that Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his main event...

Dec 7, 2016 1:54 pm

Ryan Bader discusses his new free agency: There’s definitely interest out there

UFC light heavyweight Ryan Bader wrapped up his latest UFC contract in the best way possible, scoring impressive stoppages over Ilir Latifi and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. With these wins, which reaffirmed his status as one of the world’s top light heavyweights, Bader made himself a valuable commodity not only in the eyes of the UFC,...

Dec 7, 2016 11:48 am

Report: Glover Teixeira vs. Jared Cannonier in the works for UFC 208

Late last month, reports surfaced that Glover Teixeira and Jimi Manuwa were being considered for a light heavyweight showdown at UFC 208 in Anaheim, California. Unfortunately, that card was cancelled altogether, which meant that UFC 209 – scheduled for February 11 in Brooklyn – became the new UFC 208. With the cancellation of the originally...