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Mayweather vs. McGregor Tickets Go On Sale to General Public Tomorrow

LAS VEGAS (July 25, 2017) - Live event tickets for the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor showdown will go on sale to the general public tomorrow, July 26 at 10 a.m. PT through Ticketmaster for the Saturday, Aug. 26 event taking place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. All guests will receive a 3-D ticket as a commemorative souvenir to bring home from this once-in-a-lifetime event. The official on-sale went live yesterday, powered by Ticketmaster Verified Fan®. For those who weren’t able to preregister for the Verified Fan® on-sale, additional tickets will be available for pur ... Read the Full Article Here

Feeling scared not a bad thing for Evinger

Don't miss out: Click here for UFC 214 PPV ordering informationIf Tonya Evinger is scared before facing Cris Cyborg for the vacant UFC women’s featherweight title this Saturday in Anaheim, that’s not a bad thing. It’s just business as usual for the 11-year pro.“Every single fight I go into, I’m scared and I don’t think that’s a downfall at all,” she said. “It’s the reason I fight the way I do. I go out there to win a fight and I’m not going to let somebody kick my ass because I’m scared. I’m going to fight you becaus ... Read the Full Article Here

DWTNCS Week 3 Recap: Roberson, Neal earn nods from Dana

Over the first two weeks, the 10 fights on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series have produced six finishes and seen three fighters earn the opportunity to compete in the UFC.Tuesday night’s action left UFC President Dana White and company with a difficult decision when it came to handing out promotions, as all five fights ended inside the distance, including a pair of unfortunate injury stoppages.Here’s a look at what transpired.KARL ROBERSON vs. RYAN SPANNThe third week of action wrapped up with the most impressive performance to date on the DWTNCS, as New Jersey-base ... Read the Full Article Here

Cormier: 'If I don't win, this is no rivalry'

Don't miss out: Click here for UFC 214 PPV ordering information Daniel Cormier began preparing for Saturday’s UFC 214 rematch with Jon Jones as soon as he left the Octagon after their first fight in January 2015.Of course he couldn’t have known that he was going to see Jones again or that it would take several starts and stops over the next 30 months to bring him to Anaheim this weekend, but he knew what needed to happen if he was ever going to even the score with the only man to beat him.“The first time he beat me, it was in the most important moments, in the fourth and fif ... Read the Full Article Here

With one chance left to win big in UFC, a single mother lays bare her losses

“Whether I win or lose a fight, I go back home and I ask myself a basic question, and that is: Do you still want to do this? And are you capable of it?” she said. “I know what I want to do and I know I’m capable of doing it.”   McMann has not yet told her daughter about everything she has been through, about her difficult upbringing, about Jason or Steven. She doesn’t know when that day will come, but for now, she wants to enjoy moments like these. Soon she would be back to work on a punching bag at Alliance, preparing to position herself for her titl ... Read the Full Article Here

On the Rise: UFC 214 Edition

Don't miss out: Click here for UFC 214 PPV ordering informationBoasting one of the most loaded fight cards in recent memory and capped by not one, not two, but three championship fights, UFC 214 is packed with familiar names and established stars.But before Saturday’s Pay-Per-View kicks off, a collection of emerging talents will step into the Octagon looking to deliver the kind of performances that earn them a little attention once the dust settles in Anaheim.Here they are in the UFC 214 edition of On the Rise.Brian OrtegaThe unbeaten Ortega has become a bit of a forgotten man in the fea ... Read the Full Article Here

UFC 214: 10 storylines to know about the fight card

Barring any last-minute injuries or drug suspensions -- the same pitfalls that have prevented their rematch from taking place multiple times -- light heavyweight elites Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones will headline Saturday's UFC 214 card from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. In one of the sport's greatest grudge matches, Cormier will defend the same 205-pound title Jones was stripped of with much at stake for both in terms of their legacies. Read full article here. Read the Full Article Here

UFC Unfiltered: Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones

Less than a week away from their highly anticipated and long-awaited rematch at UFC 214, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and No. 1 contender Jon Jones call in to talk to Jim Norton and Matt Serra. First, DC discusses the freedom he feels now being himself and not worrying about how people feel about him, the high-level wrestling he's doing during this training camp, going at it with Jon on social media, the letdown in fights following title bouts, and much more. Later, Bones Jones discusses the idea of Octagon rust, appreciating what Conor McGregor has done for the sport of mix ... Read the Full Article Here

UFC and Dyaco International announce Global Equipment Partnership

Las Vegas – UFC®, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, announced today that it has entered into a new, multi-year global licensing agreement with Dyaco International that will begin in 2018. The partnership, negotiated by IMG, grants the rights to manufacture and distribute UFC branded combat and fitness equipment in both professional and retail markets worldwide, excluding China.As UFC’s global equipment and fitness accessory partner, Dyaco will develop an expanded collection of UFC branded equipment that includes the official UFC fight gloves used by all ... Read the Full Article Here

Contender Series: Ep. 3 Fight by Fight Preview

Following another action packed week of fights, Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series rolls on with another stacked card featuring 10 of the top prospects in the sport looking for a shot in the UFC. This week's card features several experienced veterans including a former UFC light heavyweight in Daniel Jolly, as well as a past cast member from The Ultimate Fighter, as Jason Jackson returns to the Octagon for the first time since participating in the season featuring American Top Team vs. The Blackzilians. WATCH ALL OF CONTENDER SERIES ON UFC FIGHT PASS. START A 7-DAY FREE TRIAL NOWWeigh ... Read the Full Article Here

UFC Long Island Scorecard

Saturday’s UFC Long Island event is in the books, and now that the dust has settled in New York, it’s time to go to the scorecard to see who the big winners were at Nassau Coliseum.1 - Chris WeidmanI’ve been to a lot of fights over the last 20 years, and I’m going to have to put the crowd reaction after Chris Weidman’s win over Kelvin Gastelum right up there with Georges St-Pierre being introduced in Montreal at UFC 83 and Felix Trinidad fighting Ricardo Mayorga at Madison Square Garden in 2004. That’s how loud it got in Nassau Coliseum last Saturday, and ... Read the Full Article Here

Bitter doesn't begin to describe Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier rivalry

“I have no desire to be friends with him,” Cormier said. “In terms of respect for his abilities, sure. He’s a great fighter. I’ve always said he’s a great fighter. But every time going forward we see each other, there’s still going to be issues because either I’m going to smack him upside his head, or something is going to happen. “We’re not going to be friends, and we’re never going to be able to be in the same space because there will always be issues, because he’s a punk.” Read the full article here. Read the Full Article Here

UFC Fight Night: Weidman vs. Gastelum Fantasy Rewind

It was a night filled with upsets when the UFC landed in Long Island, New York for the first time, as hometown favorite and former middleweight champion Chris Weidman got back on track with a rousing submission victory against surging contender Kelvin Gastelum in the main event. Despite coming into the fight as a former titleholder at 185 pounds, Weidman was going up against the odds after losing three in a row, but it appears that competing at home agrees with the Long Islander. Weidman used a powerful wrestling attack to ground Gastelum several times through the opening two rounds as he tr ... Read the Full Article Here

Former Alabama LB Eryk Anders scores TKO win in debut fight

Eryk Anders could be a menace in the future. The former University of Alabama linebacker turned MMA fighter made a pretty big statement on Saturday night in Long Island. Making his UFC debut on UFC on Fox Long Island, Anders hunted down veteran Rafael Natal with a beautiful headkick followed by an incredible combination to floor the veteran in the first round.   Read full article here. Read the Full Article Here

UFC 214: Cormier vs. Jones 2 Fantasy Cheat Sheet

Don't miss out: Click here for UFC 214 PPV ordering information One of the greatest rivalries in UFC history will come to a head when light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier puts his title on the line against Jon Jones, who makes his return to the Octagon for the first time in over a year. Cormier has looked better than ever in his most recent fights, including a submission victory against Anthony "Rumble" Johnson in his last title defense. Of course, the only blemish on Cormier's professional record is his 2015 loss to Jones, so the two-time Olympian is eager to even the score in the remat ... Read the Full Article Here

Mega Rivals Cormier-Jones Leading Way For Stacked UFC 214 Card

  // Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley summed up the collective feelings of the MMA community in regards to this weekend’s UFC 214 Pay-Per-View when asked about his title defense against Demian Maia, which serves as the penultimate fight of the evening.“Would I like a rivalry like these two gentlemen have, that really makes people excited about the fight?” he asked, referencing light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former champ Jon Jones, who will finally meet for a second time in the main event of Saturday’s blockbuster event at Honda Center i ... Read the Full Article Here

Universal Studios to release documentary chronicling Conor McGregor's journey

The brand of McGregor, 29, couldn't be any hotter at the moment as he is fresh off a four-city international world tour to promote his big-money boxing match against retired champion Floyd Mayweather on Aug. 26 in Las Vegas. On Monday, he released a post on Instagram announcing for the first time details of his documentary, titled "Conor McGregor: Notorious" which does not yet have a release date.    "Featuring unprecedented access, never before seen moments and explosive fight footage," the website continued, "this is the ultimate behind-the-scenes look at a sporting icon and his ... Read the Full Article Here

Main Card bouts all go the distance in Long Island

Darren Elkins</a> attempts to submit <a href='../fighter/Dennis-Bermudez'>Dennis Bermudez</a> in their featherweight bout during the <a href='../event/UFC-Silva-vs-Irvin'>UFC Fight Night </a>event inside the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on July 22, 2017 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC)" align="center" />ELKINS vs. BERMUDEZGritty featherweight contender Darren Elkins made it five wins in a row in the UFC Fight Night co-main event at Nassau Coliseum on Saturday night, as he pounded out a three-round split decision over Long Island’ ... Read the Full Article Here

Oliveira, Anders and Burgos Shine in Long Island Prelims

ZALESKI DOS SANTOS vs. GOODWelterweights Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos and Lyman Good put on an action-packed show for fans at Nassau Coliseum in Long Island Saturday night, with dos Santos capping off the UFC Fight Night prelim card with a hard-fought three-round split decision victory.“When you’re out of gas, heart is what makes the difference,” dos Santos said.Scores were 30-27 twice and 28-29 for the Parana product, now 17-5. New York’s Good falls to 19-4 with 1 NC.There were plenty of hard shots exchanged by Good and dos Santos in the opening frame, with the Brazilian ... Read the Full Article Here

UFC returns to Pittsburgh in September

A hard-hitting lineup of explosive fights is on its way to Pittsburgh on Saturday, Sept. 16, headlined by a middleweight matchup between former 185-pound champion Luke Rockhold and surging contender David Branch that will be televised live on FS1 from PPG Paints Arena.In the UFC's first visit to the Steel City since February 2016, Rockhold will make his first start in over a year against Branch, who is fresh from win over Krzysztof Jotko that extended his current winning streak to 11. Six bouts were also announced on Saturday, with a middleweight showdown between former Olympian Hector Lombard ... Read the Full Article Here

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