Nielsen Media Research shows UFC ON FUEL TV 10: NOGUEIRA VS. WERDUM, which aired on Saturday, June 8, was not only the highest-rated FUEL TV event to date, but also its most-watched prime time event ever. It was also the second most-watched live UFC fight in their history for both total viewers and in the key Men 18-49 demographic.
John Cholish retires from the sport of MMA. He cited the major factor in his decision was not only the issue of pay for fighters, but also that time he spent away from friends and family was not worth trading just for the love of the sport. It is clear this was not a decision he made on the fly. He stated it was a decision he came to over the past year.
Fight fans watching Tiger Sarnavskiy fight in the Bellator Lightweight Quarterfinal know two things. Tiger won the match. And, he also fractured his hand. The bittersweet victory means he will not be able to participate in the Season 8 Lightweight Tournament and he will be replaced. This news was relayed Monday evening via Twitter by Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney.
MFC has spent the last year breathing life into their fledgling featherweight division. It has also focused on reigniting its heavyweight ranks in order to support the stable of continually growing fighters out there. Keeping with the theme, and continuing to build momentum, MFC announced its launch of the newly-formed bantamweight division and the first … Read more