Ronda Rousey isn’t just taking over the sport of mixed martial arts – she’s also taking over your local book store
The UFC women’s bantamweight champion’s autobiography, My Fight / Your Fight, hit the shelves today. Tomorrow, she’ll grace the cover of the newest edition of Sports Illustrated as “The World’s Most Dominant Athlete.” This marks the 1st time Rousey...
A number of fighters could be medically suspended for up to six months following Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night 62 in Brazil.
They include defeated headliner Ryan LaFlare who has a suspected broken right hand, while Shayna Baszler damaged her left knee.
While he emerged victorious eventually, Gilbert Burns could also be out for 180 days due to a possible facial fracture, while...
Check out all the UFC Fight Night 62 results from Brazil below.
Demian Maia vs. Ryan LaFlare
Erick Silva vs. Josh Koscheck
Leonardo Santos def. Tony Martin via submission (rear-naked choke) (R2, 2:29)
Amanda Nunes def. Shayna Baszler via first-round TKO (R1, 1:56)
Gilbert Burns def. Alex Oliveira via submission (armbar) (R3, 4:14)
Godofredo Castro def. Andre Fili via...
Amanda Nunes got back on the winning track with a first round TKO win over women's MMA pioneer Shayna Baszler, in Rio at UFC Fight Night, Saturday. From the start, Nunes put it on Baszler, hard.
First came a hard right hand to the head that hurt Baszler. Then, a flurry of other punches followed, including a big left to the liver.
"The Lioness" stalked Baszler and marched forward...
The UFC Fight Night 62 weigh-ins have now taken place and you can see what all the fighters tipped the scales at below.
Demian Maia (171) vs. Ryan LaFlare (171)
Josh Koscheck (170) vs. Erick Silva (171)
Tony Martin (156) vs. Leonardo Santos (156)
Shayna Baszler (136) vs. Amanda Nunes (136)
Gilbert Burns (154) vs. Alex Oliveira (155)
Andre Fili ...
This coming Saturday night the UFC is back in Brazil for UFC Fight Night 62 and we’ve got the full fight card for your below.
Headlining the show is No.7 ranked welterweight Demian Maia who brings in a 1-2 recent record in the division against the No.15 ranked Ryan LaFlare who’s taking a step up in competition after four victories in a row since joining the UFC.
In the co-main...
Women’s MMA pioneer Shayna “Queen of Spades” Baszler served as an escort to Ring of Honor tag team champions reDRagon on Sunday night in Las Vegas for their title defense against IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Champions The Young Bucks. The match was a part of Ring of Honor’s 13th Anniversary PPV.
Baszler, who is worth a follow on Twitter for her commentary during wrestling...
As the cage door closed, the highly regarded Bantamweight Shayna Baszler gave an icy stare across the ring to her opponent. Being backed by UFC Champion Ronda Rousey, Baszler seemed to have all the hype on her side. After an opening round saw back and forth action between the two combatants, Baszler came off her stool for the second round not realizing what was about to happen. An...
UFC 177 seemed like a card cursed in the week leading up to the show, but thanks to some standout performances on Saturday night there were more than a few notable moments to choose from to talk about when the final fighters left the Octagon.
T.J. Dillashaw put on another stellar performance as he proved his title fight win was no fluke and his late notice replacement opponent Joe...
Bethe Correira said she was on a mission to destroy 'The Four Horsewomen' and now she's taken out two of them back to back after finishing Shayna Baszler with strikes in a very impressive performance at UFC 177.
Baszler started out strong looking for the takedown in the first round and actually locking up a triangle choke from the bottom, but Correia battled out and worked her way...
Bethe Correia put on a striking clinic in the second round of her fight with Shayna Baszler tonight at UFC 177 to earn a TKO stoppage.
No touch of the gloves here. Baszler in close and gets the clinch early, pressing her opponent against the cage. Correia trying to move away, but Baszler sticking to it.
They go to the mat and Correia ends up on top. Baszler threatening...
Stay tuned to fightofthenight.com this evening for all the UFC 177 results live as they happen from Sacremento, California.
The action is expected to get underway at aprox 8pm ET (1am UK) with the main card going live at 10pm ET (3am UK).
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T.J. Dillashaw vs. Joe Soto
Tony Ferguson vs. Danny Castillo...
The UFC returns to pay-per-view for the first time in almost two months which is rare for the UFC but the cancellation of UFC 176 threw everything array. Originally, UFC 177’s main event was supposed to be a rematch between T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao for the UFC bantamweight championship. Hours before weigh-ins, it was reported Barao had issues with his weight cut and will...
The weigh-ins for tomorrow nights UFC 177 event in Sacremento, California have now taken place and you can see what all the fighters tipped the scales at below.
T.J. Dillashaw (135) vs. Joe Soto (135)
Danny Castillo (156) vs. Tony Ferguson (155.5)
Shayna Baszler (135) vs. Bethe Correia (135.5)
Carlos Diego Ferreira (155.5) vs. Ramsey Nijem (156.25)
Damon Jackson (155...
Watch a selection of UFC 177 pre-fight interviews ahead of Saturday night’s event in Sacremento, California.
During some rare time off from training and promoting fights, and doing the Hollywood thing, Ronda Rousey was able to get some time off to enjoy the 2nd biggest WWE pay-per-view of the year. Ronda, along with her fellow horsewomen (Shayna Baszler, Jessamyn Duke and Marina Shafir) enjoyed some well deserved special treatment that included a backstage tour (you can see the horsewomen...
The UFC has been criticized lately for putting on watered down cards and saturating the mixed martial arts market. Unfortunately for the UFC, they are in a sort of a bind due to the fact they have a huge roster of athletes that need events to fight at.
The result has ultimately left multiple UFC events with weak cards that have very little name recognition for casual fans. To make...
You always hear UFC fighters say they are WWE fans and vice versa. That was prevalent at Sunday night’s WWE Summerslam from Los Angeles, California. During the show it was revealed that UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was at the show and was even acknowledged as that on the live broadcast. Rousey was at the show with The Four Horsewomen, which also consists of...
Lights Out Promotions
Lights Out Promotions returned to the Hollywood Park Casino in Inglewood last night for their fifth Chaos at the Casino mixed martial arts show. One of the most talked about fights on the card around the proverbial MMA watercooler this morning was the women’s featherweight contest between heavily favored Marina ‘The Supernova from Moldova’ Shafir and Amanda...
When you talk to UFC fighters, a lot of them state their love for WWE. The only guys to compete in the UFC and WWE are former UFC champions Brock Lesnar and Ken Shamrock. Can we see another former champion leaving the UFC and head to the WWE?
Dave Meltzer in his weekly Wrestling Observer Newsletter (subscription only) stated that former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans...
With UFC 176 having just been cancelled the promotion are wasting little time in drafting some of the fights to their other upcoming events.
First up, a female bantamweight fight between Shayna Baszler and Bethe Correia has been moved to UFC 177 on August 30th, and event which will be headlined by a bantamweight title rematch between TJ Dillashaw and Renan Barao.
Baszler is a respected...
Let’s be honest. Over the past few years there’s probably only been a handful of UFC event posters that have really made you take a double take. This official poster for UFC 176 ‘Aldo vs. Mendes II’ looks so good that it made us immediately think it was another one of those awesome fan made posters. And the fight itself is a sequel worthy of this fantastic artwork.
On Wednesday, a lightweight scrap between Tony Ferguson (pictured) and Danny Castillo was added to the UFC 176 roster.
The UFC announced the 155-pound affair via Twitter.
The August 2 event takes place inside Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.
Ferguson has won eight of his last nine bouts, including two straight. “The Ultimate Fighter 13″ winner is fresh off last month’s...
Over the past couple of years, Christian has unfortunately been plagued by injuries, stopping his pursuits of some of WWE’s most glorified championships. Most recently, Christian returned in late January of 2014.
In his return match, he was able to qualify for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship match at “Elimination Chamber.” After coming up short, he set his eyes on the...
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Bethe Correia made a statement after she won a battle of the undefeateds with Jessamyn Duke last month in Baltimore. She put four fingers up, and let one fall during her celebration. This of course was her way of calling out the now famous, and dangerous MMA faction known as the Four Horsewomen. And it worked. As our very own Dwayne Wolff pointed out, that very...