44 year old Yoshihiro Akiyama aka “Sexyama” doesn’t seem to realize or care that he’s getting up there in age. He still gets in the cage and puts everything he has in to his punches like he hasn’t lost a step. Maybe his opponent at ONE Championship’s King of the Jungle, Sherif Mohamed incorrectly assumed … Read more
The UFC Fight Night 79 event is set to take place in a few hours from Seoul, Korea. The main event will feature a welterweight matchup between former lightweight champion Ben Henderson and Jorge Masvidal. The event will air exclusively on the UFC Fight Pass subscription service beginning with seven prelim bouts at 5am ET … Read more
The first UFC event to take place in Seoul, Korea, has a main event according to UFC officials. Former UFC lightweight champion Ben Henderson will take a second fight as a welterweight when he takes on former title challenger Thiago “Pitbull” Alves in the UFC Seoul main event on November 28. The event will take … Read more
Big Country’s seemingly indomitable chin did not hold up against the Super Samoan, Mark Hunt, at UFC Fight Night 52 Saturday in Saitama, Japan. Set up with jabs, Roy Nelson ducked right into an uppercut from Hunt that sent him face first to the canvas in the night’s main event. Official time, 3:00 mark of … Read more
The upcoming UFC Fight Night 52 event will take place on early Saturday morning in Japan at the historic Saitama Super Arena. The event will be headlined by a heavyweight showdown between two of the heaviest hitters in MMA when Mark Hunt takes on Roy Nelson. The co-main event will feature Japanese standout and PRIDE … Read more
Former UFC middleweight Chris “The Crippler” Leben retired early this year after spending nearly a decade fighting inside the Octagon. The Ultimate Fighter season one contestant went on to put together a 12-10 run in the UFC winning six fight night bonuses in the process. Despite 22 fights in pro MMA’s premiere organization and all the bonuses he’d won, Leben posted on Twitter today that the UFC left him “broken with nothing” and he wished he’d been a truck driver instead.
UFC President Dana White announced before UFC 149 that he would let us all know about the promotions plans for the UFC middleweight division at the UFC 149 post-fight news conference. However, after former Bellator middleweight champion Hector Lombard provided a lackluster effort in losing a close split decision loss against Tim Boetsch, plans got put on hold. We take a look at the UFC middleweight division and examine who could have the next crack at Anderson Silva.