What does it say when Royce Gracie, the man who first put the UFC on the map — who introduced MMA to the world — aligns himself with your biggest competitor? You’re telling me the UFC couldn’t find a spot on the payroll for the Godfather of MMA? C’mon son. If you’re Dana White, why … Read more
Many fans were shocked when it was announced last week that UFC Hall of Famer and TUF 1 runner-up Stephan Bonnar had come out of retirement to sign with Bellator and was campaigning for a potential fight against fellow Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz. Bonnar lobbed the first shots: “I want everyone to know I’m … Read more
The UFC inducts a new person into the UFC Hall of Fame during the UFC Fan Expo that they have started to have each year. This year the UFC decided to induct the first ever UFC welterweight champion Pat Miletich, joining Royce Gracie, Ken Shamrock, Dan Severn, “Mask”, Mark Coleman, Randy Couture, Chuck Liddell, Matt … Read more
The Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) announced more than 50 UFC® stars scheduled to appear at the UFC Fan Expo®, presented by FOX Sports 1, on Friday, July 5 and Saturday, July 6 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. The largest collection of the sport’s biggest names ever assembled will be featured under one roof in July at the can’t-miss fan event of the year.
Joining us tonight on Pro MMA Now Radio tonight will be Jackson/Winkeljohn bantamweight Frank Gomez to talk about his upcoming main event bout. UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic will join us to discuss his upcoming headline bout against Stefan Struve at UFC on FUEL TV 5. NAAFS CEO Greg Kalikas will drop by to talk about their upcoming show, and UFC Hall of Famer Mark “The Hammer” Coleman will stop in for a chat.
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz fought his final fight on Saturday night coming out on the losing end of a unanimous decision against Forrest Griffin. However, Ortiz was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame early Saturday afternoon just hours before going to war with Griffin for the final time.
To call Tito Ortiz a polarizing figure in the MMA world is beyond an understatement. Fight fans either cannot get enough of the former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion’s edgy demeanor, or find themselves wishing for his annihilation every time he enters the Octagon; there’s no such thing as neutrality when it comes to Tito Ortiz.