There was a time in the not too distant past when the bantamweight division of the UFC seemed to revolve around the rivalries shared by T.J. Dillashaw, Dominick Cruz, and Urijah Faber. The ensuing rise of Coby Garbrandt, protege of Faber, ensured that this dynamic was kept intact after Faber retired from MMA in December … Read more
It’s no secret TJ Dillashaw and bantamweight champ Cody Garbrandt dislike each other. Their beef started after TJ left Team Alpha Male to go train in Colorado with coach Duane “Bang” Ludwig. The two are opposing coaches on this season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF 25) on FS1 and things have gotten quite heated. TJ … Read more
Duane “Bang” Ludwig at one timed served as a coach at Team Alpha Male but left the team and took one of their star fighters, TJ Dillashaw, with him. The bad blood between Team Dillashaw and Team Garbrandt reached a boiling point on the most recent episode of The Ultimate Fighter season 25 when longtime … Read more
Before Charlie Alexander takes on John Henning at Valor Fights 40 on February 11 in his native Nashville, Tenn., LIVE on FloCombat, the Music City fighter sat down with Pro MMA Now. If someone told you when you were growing up that you’d someday be a professional fighter, would you have believed them? (Laughs) Probably … Read more
UFC bantamweight Urijah Faber feels like he should be next in line to face newly crowned champion Dominick Cruz after Cruz regained his title by defeating Faber’s former training partner TJ Dillashaw via split decision. The bout was highly contested with many people feeling as though Dillashaw did enough to keep the belt. However, Faber … Read more
Despite UFC women’s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey’s 14 second armbar win over Cat Zingano at UFC 184 over the weekend, as well as a co-headliner featuring Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington, not everyone is a fan of women’s MMA. And while UFC flyweight Ian McCall says he’s “turned a new leaf” regarding women fighting in … Read more
A slow start to a very intriguing UFC 178. The FOX Sports 1 prelims were looking less than fantastic as the first three fights all went to a decision. That all changed when former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz returned after a couple of injuries to meet Takeya Mizugaki. Three years of pent up frustration was unleashed … Read more
Take a look behind the scenes of UFC on FOX Sacramento as Demetrious Johnson knocks out Joseph Benavidez to retain his UFC Flyweight Title. Watch the reactions of Team Alpha Male and the rest of the fighters on the card as they head to the locker rooms after their battle inside the Octagon. Then get ready for UFC 168: SILVA VS. WEIDMAN II this Saturday, only on PPV!!
UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson will put his title on the line for a third time this weekend when he faces Team Alpha Male’s Joseph Benavidez in the UFC on FOX 9 main event in Sacramento, Calif. Johnson and Benavidez fought once before, in the UFC flyweight tournament finals in Sept. 2012, with “Mighty Mouse” taking home a close split decision victory and being crowned the UFC’s inaugural 125-pound champion.