The UFC heavyweight division took another hit with Alistair Overeem’s failed drug test, and HeavyMMA’s Nate Lawson believes the weight class continues to lack progression.
HeavyMMA’s mixed martial arts rankings are back this week with a look at the heavyweight division, which is ruled over by UFC champion Junior dos Santos, who defends his belt next month against No. 2-ranked Alistair Overeem.
Tickets for UFC 146 go on sale Wednesday to UFC Fight Club members, Thursday to UFC newsletter subscribers and Friday to the general public.
UFC 146 features five heavyweight fights on the main card – the most in company history. Watch today’s press conference for the event at 2 p.m. Eastern streaming live at HeavyMMA. The news conference at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas will feature Dana White, Junior dos Santos, Alistair Overeem, Cain Velasquez, Frank Mir, Roy Nelson and Antonio Silva.
In what could be the UFC’s biggest – literally – card ever, another heavyweight bout has been added to the docket at UFC 146. Cain Velasquez and Frank Mir meet in a title eliminator fight.
Lorenza Fertitta announced early Friday that a heavyweight bout between Frank Mir and Cain Velasquez and a third fight between Tito Ortiz and Forrest Griffin are happening.
If Alistair Overeem can get past Junior dos Santos when they meet for the UFC heavyweight title later this year, it may be the former champ who has the best shot of taking out the Dutch striker.
All fighters at UFC on FOX 1 passed testing for recreational and performance-enhancing drugs.
Think Dana White’s got regrets about the UFC on Fox debut after seeing the Dan Henderson-Shogun Rua fight? Think again. White maintains UFC on Fox 1 was perfect.
What’s next for Junior dos Santos, Clay Guida, Cain Velasquez and the rest of the UFC on FOX competitors? Jeremy Botter takes a look.
We’ve got exclusive photos from the historic UFC on FOX event in Anaheim. Check ’em out inside.
Junior dos Santos knocked out champion Cain Velasquez 1:04 into the first round to win the UFC heavyweight championship in the promotion’s debut on the Fox network.
We’re live at the Honda Center in Anaheim for tonight’s UFC on FOX card. Check out our real-time analysis inside.
UFC middleweight contender Chael Sonnen believes that Cain Velasquez is the best heavyweight in the history of combat sports.
HeavyMMA photographer James Law was on hand for today’s UFC on FOX weigh-ins. Check out the complete gallery inside.