Askren gets zero love from Usman after losing wrestling match

Put yourself out there in MMA. Even if it’s for charity and even if it’s not in a cage. We dare you. UFC welterweight Ben Askren did in a charity wrestling match with Olympic gold medalist Jordan Burroughs and it didn’t go well. Because the internet is a place for cruel and unusual keyboard warrior … Read more

Covington says Usman will duck him

“Colby Covington says” is one of the craziest ways to start an article. The former interim welterweight champion was on BJ Penn radio and claimed that new undisputed king Kamaru Usman will surely try and duck him. This may stem from Usman’s manager saying that the new champ is looking at Jorge Masvidal and Ben … Read more

Watch mama Woodley outshine everyone at UFC 235

Tyron Woodley may have lost the welterweight championship at UFC 235 but his mom won the day. She ran in to new champ Kamaru Usman and reminded us of the caring human beings are capable of. With a hug and some kind words she made Kamaru’s night and our day. Check out this amazing moment.

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UFC 235 Embedded: episode 5

On Episode 5 of UFC 235 Embedded, all of the event’s athletes attend Ultimate Media Day. Faceoffs feature light heavyweight headliners Jon Jones and Anthony Smith, welterweight champ Tyron Woodley and challenger Kamaru Usman, and former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and opponent Ben Askren. The UFC Performance Institute draws a who’s-who of UFC 235, including Russia’s Zabit Magomedsharipov, Brazil’s Johnny Walker, former champion Cody Garbrandt and strawweight Tecia Torres. The men from the night’s two championship fights entertain at open workouts, one arriving in an impromptu party bus.

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UFC 235 Embedded: episode 4

On Episode 4 of UFC 235 Embedded, light heavyweight champion Jon Jones stays focused by watching opponent Anthony Smith’s interviews. Welterweight title challenger Kamaru Usman gets custom meals for the week at the UFC Performance Institute, where training partner and former champion Rashad Evans runs into several of his past opponents. Jones has a friendly interaction with former rival Evans and meets French heavyweight Francis Ngannou. Teammates Tyron Woodley and Ben Askren continue to train together in Las Vegas, Woodley for his welterweight title defense and Askren for his Octagon debut. Former bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt introduces welterweight Diego Sanchez to his secret weapon – his son.

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UFC 235 Embedded: episode 3

On Episode 3 of UFC 235 Embedded, the stars of the event make their ways to Las Vegas as fight night draws closer: light heavyweight title challenger Anthony Smith, welterweight title challenger Kamaru Usman, light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and welterweight king Tyron Woodley. Inside the UFC offices, former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler keeps it low-key, as debuting opponent Ben Askren takes in all of the fight week process. Check-ins feature a who’s-who of the sport, with appearances by UFC 235 competitors Diego Sanchez, Zabit Magomedsharipov, Mickey Gall, Tecia Torres and Gina Mazany.

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UFC 235 Embedded: episode 1

Episode 1 of UFC 235 Embedded features light heavyweight champion Jon Jones training for his upcoming title defense while his challenger Anthony Smith embraces the mild weather and hostile drivers of the East Coast after escaping a Nebraska blizzard. Also, Kamaru Usman sharpens his tools for his welterweight title bout against champ Tyron Woodley and goes dress shopping with his daughter. Take a look at all-access, behind-the-scenes footage leading up to the two world title fights taking place at UFC 235 on Saturday, March 2nd on Pay-Per-View.

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This weekend’s UFC 235 is ‘must watch’ for every MMA fan

UFC 235 takes place this Saturday, March 2, from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The card boasts two championship bouts as light heavyweight champ Jon Jones returns against massive underdog Anthony Smith in the main event, and welterweight champ Tyron Woodley puts his belt on the line against Kamaru Usman in the co-main event. It seems … Read more