Big Fight Experiences: Life of an MMA manager #2

Good News No Drama This is a inside joke, with me and some of my fighters. The drama factor is very serious in professional MMA. Now that there are so many fighters, and very few promotions, the “drama” factor plays a big role in getting fights. I can not tell you how many fighters with less then … Read more

Big Fight Experiences: Life of an MMA Manager – episode #1

BOOM…. Well my 3 a.m. phone just came in, and when you are MMA agent you have to answer, and you know it’s not good news. Of course a million things go through my mind before I can stop this horrible cell phone ringing, buzzing, lights flashing. So I quickly try to focus, and realize, … Read more

Future Champ Material: The Thomas Almeida interview

Did you know Thomas Almeida is 21-0, was the former Legacy FC bantamweight champ and is 4-0 inside the UFC Octagon? He’s also won performance bonuses in all those UFC fights and he’s knocked out his last three opponents in a row — most recently Anthony Birchak in November. This is a serious dude guys … Read more

Spotlight: Catching up with UFC featherweight Lucas Martins

Twenty-seven-year-old Chute Boxe fighter Lucas “Mineiro” Martins (15-3) will return to action in April when he faces fellow featherweight Robert Whiteford (12-3) at UFC Fight Night 86: Rothwell vs. Dos Santos in Croatia. Like other Chute Boxe fighters, Martins is known as a finisher and has stopped 14 of the 15 opponents he’s beaten within the … Read more

UFC Fight Night 67: Condit vs. Alves live results and updates

Join us this evening for live results from UFC Fight Night 67 taking place in Goiânia, Brazil. Number four ranked welterweight Carlos Condit takes on number 12 ranked Thiago Alves in the night’s main event. All but two fights will broadcast live on Fox Sports 1 starting at 8 p.m. ET. The event kicks off at 7 … Read more

Watch UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II weigh-in’s at 2 p.m. ET

The UFC 179 official weigh-in’s will take place later today at 2 p.m. ET. The event will be headlined by the UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and challenger Chad Mendes. The co-main event will feature a light heavyweight bout between Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis. The LIVE weigh-in stream can be viewed in the player … Read more

Interview: Meet UFC’s newest bantamweight Aljamain Sterling

Aljamain Sterling

After an injury forced Bryan Caraway out of his bout against Lucas Martins scheduled for Feb. 22 at UFC 170, the UFC went in search of a bantamweight that could fill the slot on roughly three weeks notice. In steps undefeated 24-year-old New Yorker and Serra-Longo fighter, Aljamain “Funk Master” Sterling (8-0).

Mr. Sterling was kind enough to answer a few of our questions this week so you fight fans could get familiar with the UFC’s newest addition to their bantamweight roster.

Bryan Caraway out of UFC 170 bout, Lucas Martins awaits new opponent

Injury making headlines today. The UFC announced a couple changes to upcoming cards and one of those include surging bantamweight Bryan Caraway. We learned earlier that Caraway has been forced to withdraw from his UFC 170 bout with Lucas Martins. At this time Martins has not been given an opponent for the February 22nd engagement. … Read more

UFC 170 gets Bryan Caraway vs. Lucas Martins in bantamweight affair

We haven’t seen Bryan Caraway inside the Octagon since April. He was a coach alongside his girlfriend Miesha Tate on The Ultimate Fighter 18 and then helped her get prepared for her rematch with Ronda Rousey. Now Caraway will resume trying to climb the bantamweight ladder when he meets Lucas Martins at UFC 170 in Vegas.

UFC on FX 8 bonuses: Belfort, Souza, Martins and Larsen take home $50K

Vitor Belfort

The UFC on FX 8 event took place at Arena Jaragua in Jaragua Do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil, on Saturday night. Vitor Belfort, Ronaldo Souza, Lucas Martins and Jeremy Larsen each took home $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s UFC on FX 8 event.