| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:39 PM
You see it all the time in sports. A team will qualify for a tournament final, and their coach or a player is asked, "Who would you rather face in the final?" And almost without fail, the answer will be political: We don't care, we just want whoever's...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 5:29 PM
When Mike King was selected to compete in the new season of “The Ultimate Fighter,” a flood of college memories came rushing back.
The 30-year-old King says he learned the basics of MMA by reading BJ Penn’s book “Mixed Martial...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Middleweight Brad Tavares, rated No. 13 in the middleweight division by the UFC, has won five fights in a row.
His scheduled opponent for Orlando, Yoel Romero, is No. 14 in the division, leaving Tavares with little chance to move up with a victory....
| Mar 31, 2014
| 6:16 AM
Love him or hate him, Paul Heyman is still around in the wrestling business. He's been a part of it for almost thirty years, whether as a photographer, a manager as Paul E. Dangerously, running Extreme Championship Wrestling and even working with Vince...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Alexis Dufresne, a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu world champion with a 5-0 MMA record, signed to join UFC last week. According to Combate, she will take on Amanda Nunes in Orlando on April 19 in her UFC debut.
Dufresne trains with American Top Team in Temecula,...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Renan Barao, the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s bantamweight champion, will defend his belt against Cal State Fullerton product T.J. Dillashaw in the new UFC 173 main event May 24 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
UFC President Dana White finalized the...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Georges St-Pierre, who vacated the UFC welterweight title after a controversial win over Johny Hendricks in November, has torn the anterior-cruciate ligament in his left knee during a training session.
The former mixed martial arts champion from...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:16 PM
A weight problem nearly scuttled Saturday night's fight for the UFC welterweight championship recently vacated by George St-Pierre.
Johny Hendricks, scheduled to fight Robbie Lawler for the belt, was too heavy for the weight-class limit when he first...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 9:30 PM
Three days before UFC invades Orlando on April 19, the new "Ultimate Fighter" season will premiere on Fox Sports 1. On Tuesday, UFC announced the 32 fighters who will compete on the premiere episode, and five of them are based in Florida.
| Mar 20, 2014
| 9:04 PM
Here are more highlights from our conversation with Todd Martin, a veteran MMA writer who has worked for the Los Angeles Times and wrestlingobserver.com, among others.
To read Part 1 of the interview, click here.
The fourth fight listed on the card is...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:05 PM
UFC at Amway Center is less than a month away, and Ground & Pound is working to get you ready for the big show. We asked Todd Martin for an expert’s perspective on the card. Todd has covered MMA since 2002 for a variety of outlets, including the Los...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 3:14 PM
It's one thing for a mixed martial arts athlete to fight another person trying to knock him into next week. It's another to battle his opponent and depression at the same time.
Former Bellator featherweight champ Pat Curran, who trains in Crystal Lake,...