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.
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.
UFC on Fox 28 takes place Saturday night from Amway Center in Orlando, Fla. Top tier featherweights Josh Emmett and Jeremy Stephens square-off in the main event, while women’s strawweight contenders Jessica Andrade and Tecia Torres meet in the co-main event. Here are the full results from Orlando. Main Card (Fox) Featherweight: Jeremy Stephens def. … Read more
UFC 218 takes place Saturday in Detroit and Max Holloway will defend his featherweight title against Jose Aldo in a rematch in the main event. Holloway took the title from Aldo via third-round TKO at UFC 212 in June. UFC 218 betting odds understandably have Holloway the favorite at -290, with Aldo the underdog at +225, … Read more
It’s hard to believe UFC strawweight Tecia Torres ever struggled with body image but as a child she said she was bullied and teased for her muscular build. “The Tiny Tornado” has been an athlete since she was very young and has the physique to show for it. Tecia is happy that strong women are … Read more
UFC Fight Night 104 takes place Saturday night, Feb. 4, from Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. A featherweight showdown between Dennis Bermudez and “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung headlines the card. Alexa Grasso faces Felice Herrig in the women’s strawweight co-headliner. The action kicks off at 7 p.m. ET on Fight Pass, moving the … Read more
Women of the MMA world have gone on to prove that fighting is not just guy stuff. These women have fought hard and have bled harder in the octagon. On November 16, 2012, the eve of UFC 154: St. Pierre vs. Condit, Dana White confirmed with Jim Rome the UFC would feature women’s MMA. Subsequently … Read more
These are the Pro MMA Now women’s strawweight rankings for May 2016. 1. Joanna Jedrzejczyk (11-0) Joanna has completed a year as a champion. She has had two successful title defenses. Her last brawl put an end to her knockout streak but Joanna showed a display of chiseled striking. She had an amazing 2015 by winning … Read more
When you’re wrong you’re wrong and it’s best to admit it. In my ever so brilliant UFC on FOX 19: Teixeira vs. Evans Betting Odds & Free Pick article last week I predicted Tecia Torres would likely grind out another decision win over Rose Namajunas in their co-main event rematch over the weekend. Boy was … Read more
UFC on FOX 19 takes place this weekend in Tampa, Fla. Light heavyweight veterans Glover Teixeira and Rashad Evans square off in the main event, while legends Dan Henderson and Lyoto Machida will settle business in the middleweight co-headliner. Top lightweights Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov were slated for the main card but Ferguson was … Read more