After an almost unbearable two week absence, The Ultimate Fighter returns! And we’re really getting down to it, with the last two matches of the quarter-final round coming right up. So many of our most pressing questions will soon be answered.
Roy Nelson isn’t the most aesthetically pleasing fighter in the world, but he proved throughout the Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights season that he has what it takes to win the series and move into the main UFC roster.
According to the latest issue of Dave Meltzer’s excellent Wrestling Observer Newsletter, UFC 106 is clocking in at just 330,000 pay per view buys. That’s a shocking number, to be sure.
Heavy.com reported in October that Renzo Gracie’s UFC debut would happen against veteran welterweight Matt Hughes. Gracie initially responded by saying that he wanted to fight Hughes, but that it would not happen in his first bout.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship 12: Judgement Day!More accurately, the Dark Day, as UFC 12 marked a major turning point for the young promotion, but in the worst possible way. Live from Dothan, AL.
For UFC matchmaker Joe Silva and the rest of the gang at Zuffa, the last three months have been among the worst since the company bought the promotion from Bob Meyrowitz in 2001. The bad luck has been unprecedented.
You have to know your Mixed Martial Arts to roll with a nickname like “The Fight Professor,” as Stephen Quadros does.
A rematch between top welterweights Josh Koscheck and Paulo Thiago is currently in the works for UFC 109 in February. MMA Fanhouse issued the initial report, and Heavy.com has confirmed with sources close to the UFC that both fighters have verbally agreedto the bout.
Contrary to reports from other sources, Heavy.com learned from sources close to the UFC on Tuesday afternoon that a contender’s bout between Vitor Belfort and Nate Marquardt is “not happening”.
When PRIDE, Japan’s largest MMA player, collapsed a few years ago after an asset sale purchase by Zuffa (the parent company of UFC), K-1 was left standing as the only major fight promotion in Japan.
War Machine, aka Jonathan Koppenhaver, is perhaps the most fascinating figure in all of mixed martial arts. First he was fired from the UFC for refusing a fight and then insulting the late Evan Tanner, a dearly loved member of the MMA community.