Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Two Title Fights Hit Dallas On March 14
Two world titles are on the line when the UFC returns to the American Airlines Center in Dallas on Saturday, March 14 as Lightweight Champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis defends his title for the second time when he meets No. 1 contender Rafael dos Anjos and newly-crowned Women’s Strawweight Champion Carla Esparza makes her first title defense against top contender Joanna Jedrzejczyk.
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Karakhanyan Ready For Revenge Against “Pitbull”
Bellator MMA Featherweight World Champion Patricio Pitbull was pushed to the limit by tenacious challenger Daniel Straus, but in the end, the Brazilian showed a ton of heart and retained his title with a gutsy fourth-round submission win. The contest headlined Friday's "Bellator: Pitbull vs. Straus" at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Reebok Partners With Conor McGregor
Continuing to empower fitness enthusiasts around the world through its tough fitness approach, Reebok announces today its partnership with UFC featherweight contender, Conor McGregor. The signing follows the recent announcement of Reebok’s groundbreaking partnership with the UFC, the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization, and builds upon the global fitness brand’s impressive roster of UFC athletes which includes UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones, UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis, and former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks amongst others.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Jon Jones And Ronda Rousey Sign Exclusive Reebok Partnership
Reebok today announced partnerships with two of the top MMA athletes in the world, UFC World Champions Jon Jones and Ronda Rousey. The signings of Jones and Rousey follow the recent announce- ment of Reebok’s groundbreaking partnership with UFC, the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization, taking the global fitness brand’s commitment to the sport to an entirely new level.
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Reebok Announces Long-Term Partnership With UFC
Global fitness leader Reebok today announced a groundbreaking partnership with UFC, the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization. Under the long-term deal, Reebok will become the exclusive authentic global outfitter of UFC, creating for the first time ever UFC ‘Fight Week gear’ and a ‘Fight Night kit’ for all UFC athletes. Reebok will also be the exclusive apparel provider for the millions of UFC fans around the world.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Gustafsson And Johnson Collide For Number One Contender Spot
History will be made when Swedish superstar and No. 1 ranked light heavyweight contender Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson meets No. 3 ranked knockout artist Anthony “Rumble” Johnson on Saturday, Jan. 24 in Stockholm, Sweden to determine the next UFC light heavyweight title challenger. The bout will take place in front of more than 30,000 fans at the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, marking just the second major stadium event in UFC history and the first in Europe.
Monday, November 10, 2014
“The Axe Murder” Wanderlei Silva Joins Bellator 131
The festivities surrounding Saturday’s Bellator 131 continue to grow as Bellator will host a pre-party kickoff event from San Diego’s Dave & Buster’s on Friday, November 14. After weigh-ins, fans are invited to take pictures and have autographs signed with MMA legends Royce Gracie, Randy Couture, Frank Shamrock, and now MMA icon Wanderlei Silva beginning at 6 p.m. PST. Silva will join the other MMA legends in attendance for Bellator 131 on Saturday, November 15.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Anderson Silva And “Shogun” Rua To Coach “The Ultimate Fighter Brazil”
Two of the greatest Brazilian fighters of all time will lead the search for the next generation of Brazilian mixed martial artists, as the UFC and Globo announce that Anderson Silva and “Shogun” Rua will coach the fourth season of "The Ultimate Fighter Brazil." In this season’s format, the two coaches will not fight each other at the conclusion of the series.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Sold-Out UFC 180 To Broadcast Live In U.S. Theaters
UFC returns to movie theaters nationwide on Sat., Nov. 15 at 10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT, as Fathom Events and UFC bring UFC 180, the UFC’s first-ever event in Mexico, to the big screen. Fans will have a front-row Octagon view of all the action when heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez collides with no.1 contender Fabricio Werdum in the five-round main event on Nov. 15.
Thursday, October 09, 2014
“The Godfather Of MMA” Joins Bellator
Known simply as the pioneer of mixed martial arts, Royce Gracie is widely considered the most influential and important figure the sport has seen. Engaging in some of the most memorable fights in MMA history during his time with the UFC and Pride Fighting Championships, Gracie has now joined Bellator as an official brand ambassador for the Viacom-owned promotion.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Bellator 129 Fight Card Finalized
Bellator MMA will return to "The Hawkeye State" on Friday, October 17 from The Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs as Iowa natives Josh Neer and Paul Bradley square off in a welterweight affair that will be featured as the main event of the evening live on Spike TV. The night will also feature the return of the “The Colossus” as James Thompson battles veteran Houston Alexander in a heavyweight bout.
Monday, September 22, 2014
Weidman Out, Hendricks vs. Lawler To Headline UFC 181
The UFC announced today that Middle- weight Champion Chris Weidman has suffered a hand injury in training and has been forced out of his fight with Vitor Belfort on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas. The fight will be rescheduled to a later date. As a result, UFC Welterweight Champion Johny Hendricks will take on No. 1 contender Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC 181 on Dec. 6 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center.