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And Now He’s Fired: Chris Camozzi Announces Second UFC Release After Four Straight Losses

(Photo via Camozzi’s Instagram/Vital Imagery) For the past four years, TUF 11 alum Chris Camozzi has become one of the most reliable, if not completely overlooked staples of the UFC’s middleweight division. In an era of the sport that sees champions go an entire year without defending their belt, Camozzi was the increasingly rare kind of [...]

Dan Henderson return planned for UFC 182, but in which weight class?

23 minutes agoMartial Arts / MMA & UFC : MMAmania

Dan Henderson, one of the few mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters to be an instant title contender in two different weight classes, is zeroing in on his Octagon return, which could take place at the UFC 182: "Jones vs. Cormier" pay-per-view (PPV) event on Jan. Show More Summary

Conor McGregor vs. Diego Sanchez Would Be Violent Fun, but It Makes No Sense

Say what you will about Conor McGregor —and you no doubt have by this point—but the man knows how to stoke a fire. Last night, McGregor sent the collective mixed martial arts community into a breathless panic when he tweeted the following: As of press time on Thursday morning, McGregor 's tweet has been retweeted 3,152 times. Show More Summary

The Beaten Path: Irish Prospect Paddy Holohan Brings Lyrical Approach to MMA

When he steps into the cage this Saturday in Nova Scotia, Paddy Holohan will compete outside of Europe for the first time as a pro MMA fighter. Is he nervous? “Nah, I’ ve choked a Canadian or two in my day,” Holohan said with a laugh. Show More Summary

Max Holloway Continues to Be 1 of the Featherweight Divison's Top Prospects

There are several talent-rich collectives under the UFC banner but none that are currently hotter than the featherweight division. Champion Jose Aldo's dominant run atop the division put him on the map long ago, but over the past two...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 53 staredowns, open workout video highlights for 'Nelson vs. Story' in Stockholm

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is less than two days removed from its upcoming UFC Fight Night 53 mixed martial arts (MMA) event at the Ericsson Globe Arena, headlined by welterweight wunderkind Gunnar Nelson as he takes on venerable...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 53 and 54 Main Card Betting Odds and Predictions

UFC Fight Night 53 and 54 hit Saturday for a full day of MMA action. The early card is capped off by a welterweight tilt between rising star Gunnar Nelson and longtime UFC veteran Rick Story. The evening is also headlined by a welterweight...Show More Summary

UFC 180: 'Nuts' Conor McGregor announces Diego Sanchez fight in Mexico that (unfortunately) isn't happening

Earlier this week, surging featherweight phenom Conor McGregor promised an eventual move to the lightweight division, because he doesn't like making the brutal cut down to 145 pounds. But I don't think anyone was expecting it to be next...Show More Summary

UFC World Podcast: JoJo Calderwood 'on food budget more than heavyweights in TUF house' plus more magic from Forrest Griffin

JoJo Calderwood is reunited on the UFC World podcast with Forrest Griffin. Their first appearance together came just as Calderwood was preparing to fo into the TUF 20 house. Experience over, the pair are reunited with on the podcast. Calderwood revealed: "Apparently our budget was just below the heavyweights. These girls wanted organic everything. Fresh [...]

UFC: Yorkshireman Scott Askham fired by triumph and tragedy to make his mark in UFC middleweight division

  Scott Askham spent five years avoiding any sport in his teens because doctors told him he needed to let his body grow. Now the middleweight tests himself in the toughest professional fighting league on the planet. After shooting up over 6ft, he resumed sport at seventeen, having sat it out from the age of [...]

Holly Holm Likely to Debut at UFC 181 in December — But Fight With Milana Dudieva Is Uncertain

(Holly Holm tags Juliana Werner at Legacy FC 30. / Photo via Roberto E. Rosales/Albuquerque Journal) According a report on UFC Tonight, undefeated bantamweight talent Holly Holm is likely to make her UFC debut at UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Show More Summary

Michael Bisping pities busted Cung Le: 'He has to explain failed drug test to his kids'

"Count"... is that you? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender Michael Bisping -- one of the most outspoken fighters in mixed martial arts (MMA) today -- is not going yard in the wake of Cung Le's failed drug test,...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 54 Preliminary Card Predictions

The UFC is pulling a doubleheader this weekend. So strap in and get ready for a Saturday full of fights. Before we head to UFC Fight Night 53 in Sweden, we have a great card in Canada. Headlined by Rory MacDonald vs. Tarec Saffiedine, it's bound to be an entertaining card. My prelim predictions for UFC 178 were subpar to say the least. Show More Summary

Video Highlights: Carla Esparza Chokes Out Angela Hill on TUF 20

(Props: TheUltimateFighter on YouTube) Last night's episode of The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned featured #1-seeded former Invicta champ Carla "Cookie Monster" Esparza taking on #16-ranked Angela "Overkill" Hill. And while...Show More Summary

UFC: Chris Weidman's Inactivity Should Be a Cause for Concern

It's a funny thing the way the mind works. Something belongs to one group in your head, another thing belongs to another, and they never cross despite sharing plenty of characteristics that could warrant it. One might look at a UFC champion...Show More Summary

7 Unused Fighter Nicknames Someone Needs to Claim Today

Nicknames are a thing of the past, present and future. They often tell a tall tale of overcoming adversity and displaying perfection. More importantly, they encompass the mentality of their owners. From hard-nosed brawlers to sneakyShow More Summary

Handing out UFC Performance Bonuses for September

Emblematic of what the UFC strives to accomplish day in and day out, September was a month to remember. We were welcomed with a middleweight rematch between Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza and Gegard Mousasi and a heavyweight clash between Ben...Show More Summary

Bellator 127: Straus vs. Wilcox Fight Card, TV Info and Predictions

Daniel Straus wants his Bellator featherweight title back, but he'll have to go through Justin Wilcox to earn another shot. The two men meet in the headline bout of the Bellator 127 card from Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California. If...Show More Summary

3 Fights to Make for Rin Nakai Following Her Loss to Miesha Tate

Rin Nakai came out on the losing end to Miesha Tate at UFC Fight Night 52, but she gave a good effort. Nakai was just not up to Tate's level. There is nothing wrong with that, as she is still a growing fighter. This loss will only help...Show More Summary

TUF 20 Episode 4 Results and Recap: Did Team Melendez Pull off Massive Upset?

The 20th season of the UFC's hit reality series, The Ultimate Fighter, rumbled on Wednesday evening, pitting Team Anthony Pettis' No. 1 seed, Carla Esparza (9-2), against Team Gilbert Melendez's No. 16 seed, Angela Hill (1-0). To this...Show More Summary

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