Popular entertainment figure and former UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub is calling for more fighters to step up and help Leslie Smith with Project Spearhead, an effort to unionize fighters. Continue reading “Brendan Schaub discusses Leslie Smith situation, says fellow fighters are “part of the problem” for not “sticking up for her””
Undefeated Sarah Frota is set to compete on an upcoming episode of “Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series: Brazil” in a bid to earn a contract with the UFC. Continue reading “Undefeated Sarah Frota set to compete on ‘Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series: Brazil’, date and opponent TBA”
Ronda Rousey opened up about her UFC losses like never before during a recent public question and answer session hosted by Hollywood director Peter Berg at the Wild Card West boxing gym. Continue reading “Ronda Rousey opens up about UFC losses like never before: “I did a whole lot of crying and isolating myself””
Holly Holm returns to action at the UFC 225 event on June 6 to battle Australia’s Megan Anderson in a featherweight showdown.
Continue reading “Holly Holm believes upcoming UFC 225 fight is “make or break” when it comes to her UFC career”
Leslie Smith is set to take legal action against the UFC after they cut her last week when her opponent, Aspen Ladd, failed to make weight. Continue reading “Leslie Smith planning to take legal action against the UFC”
Dayana Silva is set to compete on an upcoming episode of “Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series: Brazil” in a bid to earn a contract with the UFC, the news was first confirmed by Nolan King of MMA Today. Continue reading “Dayana Silva set to compete on ‘Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series: Brazil’, date and opponent to be announced”
It seems that the long-awaited UFC women’s flyweight title fight between champion Nicco Montano and number one contender Valentina Shevchenko is close to being finalized. Continue reading “Report: UFC working to book Montano vs Shevchenko flyweight title fight for #UFCCalgary”
“You know what?,” Joanna Jedrzejczyk asked Rose Namajunas on the UFC 217 conference call. “I think you have some personal problems. And I will show you what your problem is. You’re never going to become champion.” The tense nature of this conversation could be felt through the phone as Namajunas defelected JJ’s verbal jabs. This exchange sparked a debate commonly talked about in MMA– how far is too far? Trash talking or bullying?
Below, Nick and Jill of the WMMA Ranking’s panel give their takes on the role trash talking plays in MMA.
Continue reading “#WMMADebate: Trash talk…bullying or tactic?”
Per the Calgary Sun, the UFC has added an exciting women’s flyweight bout between Alexis Davis (19-7) and “Blonde Fighter” Katlyn Chookagian (10-1) to UFC on FOX: Calgary at the Scotiabank Saddledom on July 28. Continue reading “Alexis Davis vs Katlyn Chookagian set for #UFCCalgary on July 28”
It looks like the UFC may finally be investing in the featherweight division. Continue reading “UFC announces #TUF28 casting call for heavyweight men and featherweight women”