Exactly one year after the nastiest beatdown of his career, Brazil’s Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva will finally get his shot to avenge the loss he suffered at the hands of Cain Velasquez. The fact that this time is for the UFC heavyweight title is just icing on the cake.
Last Memorial Day Weekend, in the co-main event [...]
UFC on FX 8 brings a collision of two champions in what is sure to be a barnburner. In the evening’s main event, live from Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Brazil, former UFC light heavyweight title holder Vitor Belfort faces off against Luke Rockhold, the final Strikeforce middelweight champ.
Belfort, who has been bouncing between [...]
For the 37th installment of Maximum Fighting Championship, President and CEO Mark Pavelich and his family once again bring an exciting card to the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. As a bonus, the night’s main event will result in the coronation of the promotion’s first-ever heavyweight champion.
Headlining the MFC 37: True Grit card [...]
The 54th installment of Cage Warriors Fighting Championship brings fans a huge middleweight battle between veterans Jesse “JT Money” Taylor and John “The White Mike Tyson” Phillips for the CWFC strap. This is a great match-up for the promotion, putting together a classic striking versus grappling affair.
Taylor, the current champ and former finalist from The [...]
This Saturday night, most people will be focused on the main event at UFC 159, as Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen will finally settle some issues dating back to the cancellation of UFC 151 last fall. However, in the fight prior to Jones’ fifth title defense, two old-school vets will be facing off in the [...]
For the seventh installment of UFC on Fox, the promotion is headlining with the first major title unification bout since the merger with Strikeforce. This Saturday night, UFC lightweight champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson will be facing off against Strikeforce lightweight champ Gilbert “El Nino” Melendez for the unified and undisputed UFC lightweight title in one [...]
Following a long three-week break after a UFC 158 card filled with decisions and knockouts—but no submissions—the promotion is kicking off another four-week run with UFC on Fuel TV: Gustafsson vs. Mousasi, set to take place this Saturday at Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.
The main event of the evening is sure to be an [...]
With the UFC taking the week off to recover from its latest pay-per-view event, the attention this week shifts to the second effort from World Series of Fighting. In the main event, former UFC stars Andrei Arlovski and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson locks horns at the Revel Resort & Casino, Atlantic City, N.J.
If there’s one thing [...]
Injuries, suspensions, you name it, have delayed a welterweight clash between UFC champion Georges St-Pierre and former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz, but the pair will finally meet at UFC 158 on March 16.
The pair were expected to lock horns at UFC 137 in late 2011, but a knee injury suffered by St-Pierre put the champion [...]
As the UFC prepares to make its return to Japan on March 2, the promotion is putting on a pivotal heavyweight clash that brings back memories of some of the Pride FC sideshow matches. No, this isn’t the extreme of say Giant Silva vs. Minowaman, but it is 5-foot-10 “Super Samoan” Mark Hunt taking on [...]