There are plenty of one-hit wonders in MMA that get their moment in the sun and then fade off to irrelevancy. Mazo is determined to be more than just a viral hit.
With Conor McGregor in the limelight, Jon Jones back in action and the return of GSP, the UFC finally appears to be hitting its stride.
Woodley could've went for broke against Demian Maia, but he played it safe and stuck to the gameplan. It ended up costing him a fight against Georges St-Pierre.
Jon Jones' rematch with Daniel Cormier may be getting all the attention, but Robbie Lawler's fight with Donald Cerrone may very well be the night's most exciting fight.
Somewhere in the span of 72 hours along the way from Los Angeles to London, the hype pushing the Aug. 26 boxing bout between Mayweather, the undefeated boxing superstar, and McGregor, the only fighter ever to simultaneously hold two UFC weight-class titles, ran a gamut from exciting to repulsive and
The UFC president went out of his way to lambast his women's bantamweight champ, which defied reason on several different levels.
The new UFC featherweight champion knows the Irishman will always loom over the division, but he's not going to worry himself with something he can't control.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk is closing in on Ronda Rousey's title-defense streak, but nobody seems to be recognizing the greatness.
Anderson Silva is just the latest UFC fighter to go off on his employer. But will he and his contemporaries actually take a stand in the form of a fighters union?
After surviving prison stints in several countries, Heinisch has set himself on a path toward redemption and hopes to one day fight in the UFC.
With a win against Wilson Reis on Saturday, Johnson will have successfully defended his UFC flyweight title 10 times. And he doesn't plan on stopping there.
Sitting next to budding strawweight star Cynthia Calvillo on Saturday night, UFC president Dana White laid it on a little thick. Calvillo had just won her second straight submission victory in as many pay-per-view events, as she finished the tough-but-overmatched Pearl Gonzalez on the UFC 210 main card
Lorenz Larkin had won four of his last five fights, but the UFC had no problem letting him walk. It’s not like Lorenz Larkin was thinking much about roster depth in the Bellator welterweight division when he decided last week to sign with North America’s second-largest mixed martial arts organization
Angela Lee (center, with belt) celebrates after her submission win over Jenny Huang in March. Angela Lee giggles the sort of laugh you’d expect to hear from a shy college student who is too polite to say something that could come off as boastful. If you ask Lee, the 115-pound champion of Asia’s largest
Travis Browne was still on the mat at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Sunday night, trying to clear the cobwebs. The man who put him there, Derrick Lewis, was on the mic searching for Browne’s famous girlfriend, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. As Browne was still
Derek Brunson was not happy with the judges’ decision in his UFC 208 fight against the legendary Anderson Silva. On a night filled with New York State Athletic Commission judging and refereeing decisions which ranged from questionable to horrendous, all three judges assigned to score the Silva-Brunson
Tyron Woodley believes the UFC has a golden opportunity to take African-American boxing fans and make them into mixed martial arts fans – so long as the company puts in the effort. The UFC welterweight champion and native of Ferguson, Mo., sees that the biggest black star in combat sports in this generation
Tito Ortiz did his best to summon his prime “Huntington Beach Bad Boy” persona during a recent news conference promoting his Bellator 170 fight with Chael Sonnen. Sonnen, the controversial former UFC title contender who is making his Bellator debut after a two-and-a-half-year absence from the sport,
You know a topic in the mixed martial arts world is reaching its expiration date when the hot takers arrive on the scene. Ronda Rousey’s one-sided loss to Amanda Nunes in the main event of UFC 207 on Dec. 30 has been analyzed and dissected from all angles, in a matter befitting the fall of one of the
Amanda Nunes commenced with the gloating the moment her 48-second beatdown of Ronda Rousey was stopped. “I knew I was gonna beat the [expletive] out of Ronda Rousey,” the UFC women’s bantamweight champion in her post-fight interview in the Octagon at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena on Friday night. Nunes
Holly Holm (above) will face Germaine de Randamie on Feb. 11 for the UFC women’s featherweight title. SACRAMENTO, Calif. – It doesn’t take rocket scientist – or even a license in fight promotion – to figure out the direction in which the UFC hopes to head with their star women’s fighters in 2017. UFC
Cub Swanson (R) and Dooho Choi engaged in one of the best fights of the year at UFC 206. Sandwiched between last month’s massive UFC 205, in which Conor McGregor became the UFC’s first simultaneous two-weight champion in the company’s Madison Square Garden debut, and the year-end UFC 207, which features
It would be hard to blame Max Holloway if he chose to hate Conor McGregor. McGregor, after all, is a big reason why the UFC’s featherweight championship situation is both muddled and quite disputed. After knocking out Jose Aldo in 13 seconds flat to claim the belt last December, McGregor was allowed