Month: August 2017

Fighter Spotlight: Meet TUF 26 cast member Ariel Beck

On August 30th, The Ultimate Fighter will return to television for it’s twenty-sixth season to deliver fight fans a combination of mixed martial arts action and reality television drama. This season, coaches Eddie Alvarez (28-5) and Justin Gaethje (18-0) will look to guide female flyweight stars toward the inaugural (and long-awaited) UFC flyweight championship.

Prior to TUF 26’s premiere, WMMA Rankings will be analyzing each flyweight hopeful. Scroll down to learn more about Montana’s Ariel Beck! Continue reading “Fighter Spotlight: Meet TUF 26 cast member Ariel Beck”

PICTURES: UFC champ Cris Cyborg visits children at hospital in Curitiba

Newly crowned UFC featherweight champion Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino paused her Brazil media tour to visit children at a hospital in her hometown of Curitiba, Brazil.

The champ released an official statement through the UFC. “These kids are much more than champions– they fight every day for their lives,” she said. “And a small gesture like this one makes a huge difference in their lives. I always talk about this, about the importance of fighting for those who can’t fight. It’s so good to make someone happy because it makes us happy, as well. It was very gratifying to come here today,” she concluded.

Check out the heartwarming photos of Cris with children at the hospital below!
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Cris Cyborg fully backs Mayweather to win on Saturday, says she would also like to compete in boxing

UFC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is fully backing Floyd “Money” Mayweather to win Saturday’s highly anticipated boxing match against UFC lightweight champion, Conor “Notorious” McGregor. Continue reading “Cris Cyborg fully backs Mayweather to win on Saturday, says she would also like to compete in boxing”