Despite his discomfort, UFC welterweight contender Jake Shields is always in an affable mood, and I found him to be his typically friendly self despite being in the midst of shedding the pounds necessary to make his 170 pound weight limit for Wednesday night’s main event.
These two legends of women’s MMA are forever joined together in a legacy of personality clashes reminiscent of Ali and Frasier.
In The UFC, big things sometimes comes in smaller packages. There are few fighters in any weight class that can bang like Eddie Wineland, and within his own bantamweight class of 135 pounds, he’s as tough and explosive as it gets.
Jones (18-1) is the UFC’s main attraction at Air Canada Centre on Saturday when he steps into the octagon with Sweden’s Gustafsson (15-1), the latest 205-pounder to take a shot at ending Jones’ 2 1/2-year championship reign.
Despite being a twelve year veteran of The UFC and a multi time heavyweight champion in the organization, Frank Mir is only 34 years old.
Four years in the making, the rematch between top welterweights Martin Kampmann and Carlos Condit airs tonight on FOX Sports 1 as the main event for UFC Fight Night 27.
UFC welterweight veteran Mike “Quicksand” Pyle takes on Matt Brown Saturday night on the inaugural night of the new FOX Sports 1 network.
Coming off a fabulous MMA win, fighter Cliff Thompson is giving a post-fight interview when he gets a little sick of the questioning.
Jose Canseco, 48, returned to the spotlight for a number of reasons this week. He joined 105.3 The Fan’s New School on Thursday morning.
Chris Camozzi always planned on fighting on Saturday’s “UFC on FX 8” card in Brazil. He didn’t always plan on fighting Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. He certainly didn’t expect to be in The UFC’s co main event.
This fight is huge for MMA and a star like Rousey could really help push the UFC into the mainstream.
UFC history will be made Saturday night in Anaheim, California, as for the first time ever, women will compete inside The Octagon.