Thursday, July 03, 2014
“The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned” Cast Announced
For the first time in history, the new season of "The Ultimate Fighter" will feature an all-female cast and will have a UFC championship title on the line. The storied reality series will feature a women’s 115-pound tournament to determine the first ever UFC women’s strawweight champion. "The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned" kicks off with a two-hour premiere Wednesday, September 10, at 10 p.m. ET on Fox Sports 1.
Monday, June 30, 2014
UFC And Fox Sports Terminate Broadcasting Agreements With Chael Sonnen
The UFC and Fox Sports organizations announced today the termination of their respective broadcasting services agree- ments with analyst Chael Sonnen. This decision comes in light of Sonnen failing a second test conducted by the Nevada Athletic Commission for banned sub- stances in June. Sonnen was previously under temporary suspension by the Nevada Athletic Commission for failing an initial test conducted in May.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Parisyan vs. Baroni Added To Bellator 122 Main Card
It’s a night of Bellator tournament action as Bellator MMA returns to Southern California’s Pechanga Resort & Casino to host the Bellator season 10 middleweight tournament final as Brett Cooper faces Brandon Halsey, while Russian striker Andrey Koreshkov battles rising star Adam McDonough in a Bellator welterweight tournament finals showdown.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
NBC Extends Partnership With World Series Of Fighting
NBC Sports Group and World Series of Fighting have reached a multi-year agreement extending and broadening NBCSG’s exclusive rights to televise the Las Vegas-based mixed martial arts promotion's events through 2017, it was announced today. The multi-year renewal extends the partnership, which began with World Series of Fighting’s debut in November 2012, and includes multi-platform rights to the organization’s events.
Friday, May 16, 2014
Ben Askren Completes Five-Country Tour Before One FC Debut
Ben Askren has been making huge waves in Asia since signing with Asia’s largest MMA organization, One Fighting Championship. Askren continued to make headlines this week as he embarked on a five-country media tour to meet with the top media from the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia and Singapore.
Friday, May 02, 2014
Bibiano Fernandes Successfully Defends Bantamweight Belt
Fans were treated to an unforgettable night of mixed martial arts action at "One FC: Rise of Heroes", culminating in a successful title defence of the bantamweight world championship by Bibiano Fernandes. Filipino fans in attendance also had reason to cheer, as all five Filipino mixed martial artists won their respective bouts.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Henderson vs. Cormier Named Co-Main Event At UFC 173
Former Pride and Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson will take on surging title contender Daniel Cormier in a highly-anticipated light heavyweight clash at UFC 173 on Saturday, May 24 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The Henderson-Cormier bout will serve as the night's co-main event
Monday, April 21, 2014
Jake Shields Addition Bolsters WSOF World-Class Welterweight Division
World Series of Fighting continues to build an extremely stacked welterweight division with the addition of former Strikeforce champion and UFC title contender Jake Shields. With the addition of Shields, the World Series of Fighting welterweight division is now one of the best on the planet with such top talent as current champion Rousimar Palhares and top contenders Jon Fitch, Josh Burkman, Steve Carl, and Gerald Harris.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
UFC Heads To Albuquerque June 7
The Ultimate Fighting Championship will make its highly anticipated debut in Albuquerque on Saturday, June 7 at Tingley Coliseum. In the five-round main event, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson will take on the surging Rustam Khabilov, a winner of six straight.
Friday, April 11, 2014
CageSport Champion Anthony Hamilton Headed To UFC
Local MMA superstar and CageSport heavyweight champion, Anthony “Freight Train” Hamilton, is off to show the entire nation where he got his fight moniker from, officially signing last week with the world’s leading MMA promotion, the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Monday, April 07, 2014
Oropeza vs. Koreshkov Finalizes Bellator 118
Bellator MMA returns to Atlantic City’s Revel on Friday, May 2 live on Spike TV as “The Baddest Man On The Planet” Joe Warren will look to reclaim a Bellator title when he battles reigning Bellator Bantamweight Champion Eduardo Dantas. The night will also feature the New Jersey return of Sam Oropeza, as he meets Russian phenom Andrey Koreshkov in the Bellator welterweight tournament semifinals.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
“The Ultimate Fighter: Team Edgar vs. Team Penn” Initial Cast Revealed
On Wednesday, April 16, Ultimate Fighting Championship fans will get their fill of the UFC’s long-running reality series, "The Ultimate Fighter," as Fox Sports 1 showcases the season-ending "The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale" live from Quebec City, followed by the two-hour premiere of the hotly anticipated 19th season headlined by former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and two-division champion BJ Penn.