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Guide to MMA Weight Classes (Part 2 of 2)

Posted on 16 April 2013 by Hobson Lopes

If you haven’t read the first part of this series you can check it out here: MMA Weight Classes (Part 1 of 2)

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Guide to MMA Weight Classes (Part 1 of 2)

Posted on 14 April 2013 by Hobson Lopes

The sport of mixed martial arts has reach great heights since Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar tore down the house at The Ultimate Fighter Finale in 2005. Their 15-minute war propelled the sport to the run it has gone on since and has helped bring MMA around the world to places like Abu Dhabi, Sweden, Japan, and back to Brazil.

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Urijah Faber vs. Scott Jorgensen: Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale

Posted on 10 April 2013 by Hobson Lopes

On Saturday, April 13, 2013, The Ultimate Fighter 17 will come to a close at the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. The event will feature the main event between Urijah Faber and Scott Jorgensen, as well as the UFC debuts of Miesha Tate and Cat Zingano, and a heavyweight showdown between Gabriel Gonzaga and Travis Browne.

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UFC: All-Time Richest Fighters

Posted on 07 April 2013 by Hobson Lopes

In the UFC and MMA, professional fighters earn income from the promotion they fight for, which is usually called their show money, win bonus, and other post-fight bonuses offered by the promotion. UFC Fighters also make considerable money from sponsorships with only needing to place that company’s logo on their fight gear or walkout poster and from pay-per-view bonuses. The latter figures aren’t readily available to the media, but the salaries that these UFC fighters make with each fight is.

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Gustafsson Out, Latifi Steps in to UFC on Fuel 9 Fight with Mousasi

Posted on 04 April 2013 by Hobson Lopes

With their hands tied by the Swedish MMA Federation, the Ultimate Fighting Championship was forced to remove Swedish fighter Alexander Gustafsson from the UFC on Fuel 9 main event. Gustafsson, a rising contender in the UFC light heavyweight division with a 15-1 record, including 7-1 inside the Octagon, was set to take on former Strikeforce champion, Gegard Mousasi. Instead, the main event slot will be filled by Ilir “The Sledgehammer” Latifi after Gustafsson suffered a cut during the Easter weekend that will not allow him to be sanctioned to fight.

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The Ultimate Fighting TV Show Changes All The Rules

Posted on 29 March 2013 by Jillian Bullock

By Jillian Bullock

On March 16, 2013, at the UFC 158 prelims, UFC president Dana White announced some major changes to The Ultimate Fighter reality TV show.

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UFC Fighter John Dodson Gives Bullying A Black Eye!

Posted on 13 March 2013 by Tony Hackerott

john-dodson-kicksThe hard nosed UFC fighter John Dodson is not only focused on beating up guys inside the cage but also beating up bullies outside of it.

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Chris Weidman can defeat Anderson Silva at UFC 162

Posted on 11 March 2013 by Hunter Homistek

UFC on Fuel TV: Munoz v Weidman
Chris Weidman is set to take on middleweight champion and pound-for-pound king Anderson Silva at UFC 162.

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History of Women’s MMA

Posted on 06 March 2013 by Jillian Bullock

By Jillian Bullock

womens-mmaThere was a time, recently in fact, when UFC President Dana White was adamant that women would never fight inside the octagon at UFC. Now White is one of the biggest supporters of women fighters and has given a giant push for them to be included on the biggest stage in mixed martial arts.  This push came in the form of scheduling a championship title fight at UFC 157 between current bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Marine Corps veteran Liz Carmouche at the sold-out Honda Center in Anaheim, CA, on Saturday, February 23.

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Wanderlei Silva: What’s Next for ‘The Axe Murderer’?

Posted on 03 March 2013 by Hunter Homistek

Wanderlei Silva

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