Honouring “The Greatest” in Inglewood

On a night where Muhammad Ali’s legacy was in full focus two rivalries with plenty of Ali-like trash talk were solved with two titles on the line at UFC 199.

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UFC 199 Preview

Despite changes, UFC 199 will still feature two title fights between fighters that are far from friends with two of them looking for revenge from their previous fights with plenty on the line.

Super Fight in the Philippines (UFC Fight Night 66 Review)

It was another first for the UFC as they travelled to the Philippines for the first time in the promotions history.

UFC Fight Night 66 Preview

The UFC has had a long history of dealing with fans that want super fights to figure out who the best of the best truly is in the UFC.

Decisions Dominate Super Saturday (UFC 169 Review)

Urijah Faber was one of the very first faces of MMA when he was a part of the WEC and began his sponsorship deal with Amp Energy Drink. For many he would be the first exposure to the sport as he was the guy in the WEC and was the guy when MMA began to take hold of more fans. He would get to this level in large part because he was one of the best lighter weight fighters in the world and would prove it as the WEC Featherweight Champion in 2006.

UFC 169 Preview

It has been a long time since the Bantamweight Division has had a true title fight as one of the strangest stories in the UFC has played out in the division. Dominick Cruz was on his way to becoming one of the most dominant champions in the UFC. In 2011 Cruz would face Urijah Faber in the first ever Bantamweight championship fight for the UFC. It would be the start of the WEC merger into the UFC and two great WEC fighters would get the chance to earn a UFC title.

Lighter is Sometimes Better (UFC on Fox 9 Review)

The UFC is constantly trying to add more fighters and more wrinkles to remain one of the most popular sports in the world. The strategy seems to be to continue to get lighter and lighter in the UFC as they continue to add lighter divisions to the stable of fighters. With the announcement of the Women’s Strawweight (115 lbs) division the UFC is once again looking at lighters fighters to continue providing great fights.

UFC Fight Night 26 Preview

The UFC starts yet another era in their history as they will help to launch a brand new sport network from one of the biggest networks in North America. When the UFC moved away from Spike TV they were doing so to join a much larger network and reach a much larger audience. They would join Fox and would take over Fox, FX, and Fuel TV with multiple free events that would help grow the sport.

TUF 17 Finale Preview

The Ultimate Fighter would get through yet another season as the reality show that launched UFC into the stratosphere would bring another fighter to the UFC roster. This year’s version of the show may go down as one of the best with plenty of great fights and a lot of talent.

A Night of Champions Finishes Big

UFC 139 had a total of 6 former champions on the fight card in what promised to be a great card. The march of champions started when former WEC Bantamweight champions faced off as Urijah Faber took on Brian Bowles for a shot at the UFC Bantamweight title. It continued with a fight between former Pride Champion Wanderlei Silva and former Strikeforce Champion Cung Le. Then the night finished off with one of the biggest matchups between former Pride, Strikeforce, and just about every other title holder Dan Henderson took on former UFC and Pride Champion Mauricio Rua.

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