It is now 28 years since karate champion Gerard Gordeau knocked out 430-pound Hawaiian sumo wrestler Teila Tuli’s tooth in the first ever UFC bout. There have been many more shock results in the ensuing years, and these are the five most memorable underdog triumphs: Holm Ends Rousey’s Unbeaten Record Ronda Rousey revelled in her … Read more
UFC Hall of Famer, The Ultimate Fighter 1 winner and former UFC light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin recently returned to the octagon for a grappling match against NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal. Shaq outweighs Griffin by more than a hundred pounds and is about a foot taller than him. UFC President Dana White refereed the good … Read more
The mixed martial arts industry has seen its ups and downs over the years. What began as a fringe sport outlawed all over the country is now mainstream and a big part of that success is due to the world’s foremost MMA promotion, the Ultimate Fighting Championship, who first began promoting fights back in 1993. … Read more
Today’s UFC Fight Night Krakow Q&A with Forrest Griffin, Dan Hardy and Joanna Jedrzejczyk gave the rest of the MMA community a peek inside the world of Polish UFC fans. It was pleasantly cool. I saw a guy with a silver streak in his hair and a big beard. A streak in his hair. That … Read more
The UFC Embedded series continues with the second episode leading up to UFC 174. In this episode, UFC President Dana White celebrates the birthday of a son, and former UFC stars Chuck Liddell and Forrest Grffin try out the new EA Sports UFC video game. Also, UFC welterweights Tyron Woodley and Rory MacDonald are continued … Read more
Take a walk down memory lane with one of MMA’s most influential fighters of all time and relive the story of the original Ultimate Fighter winner Forrest Griffin. Who can ever forget the legendary fight between Griffin and Stephan Bonnar which helped launch the UFC into the stratosphere of success they have been riding ever since? I’ll answer that for you. No one.
UFC President Dana White is back with his first video blog leading up to UFC 162. White and Co. run up on a guy who is literally asleep at the wheel on the Las Vegas Strip and save him from either a likely trip to the hospital or jail or both. Colton Smith gets stitched up. Mike Tyson congratulates Glover Teixeira on his recent win. Chuck Liddell teaches Uriah Hall his famous overhand right. TJ Grant gets a title shot. Forrest Griffin retires. And more behind-the-scenes footage from recent UFC events!