Cub Swanson is perfectly comfortable with being known as a “can’t miss” fighter when it comes to delivering excitement.
Benavidez still holds the #2 ranking in the division, and Saturday night he takes on Dustin Ortiz in a fight that could help him lay claim to a third title shot.
Chris Weidman will defend his middleweight title against Vitor Belfort, and Ronda Rousey will defend her bantamweight title against Cat Zingano at UFC 184 at Staples Center on Feb. 28.
UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has injured his right knee in training, forcing him out of his title defense against Fabricio Werdum on Nov. 15.
Having fought three times already this year and riding a four fight win streak with four straight finishes, Cerrone is the living embodiment of an ‘anybody, any time, any place’ approach to fighting.
The 20th season of The UFC’s ‘Ultimate Fighter’ it’s the debut of the women’s 115 pound straw weight division, joining the 135 pound women led by champion Ronda Rousey.
When UFC lightweight veteran Joe Lauzon made his UFC debut in 2006 he was fresh off a stint on The Ultimate Fighter facing a big name in Jens Pulver.
It’s likely because of the records that the two fighters have amassed in the six years that have followed, as well as what’s at stake for the winner.
Urijah Faber has been the face of his Sacramento based ‘Team Alpha Male’ mixed martial arts gym since it’s inception many years ago.
The last time Robbie Lawler was in Dallas he was holding court at The American Airlines Center, giving UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks the fight of his life.
Kevin Durant won two awards, including male athlete of the year, and mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey earned female athlete honors at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night.
While the rest of Lyoto Machida’s lunch party digs into steaks and cheesecake, he eats from a small plastic container of vegetables and pasta.