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Conor McGregor Nearly Resorts to Chair Toss at UFC 205 Press Conference

Dan Shapiro | Posted 11.20.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

NEW YORK -- As if hurling water bottles and energy drinks wasn't enough, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor attempted to toss a folding chair a...

Beyond The UFC 202 Main Event: Cerrone, Story Lead Charge On Media Day

Dan Shapiro | Posted 08.19.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

A day after UFC 202 headliners Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz hurled water bottles and other unidentified objects at each other amid a fracas at a pre-fight press conference, the remaining fighters on the card spoke to the media.

Breaking Down UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2

Dan Shapiro | Posted 08.12.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

For the second time in less-than six months, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will face former The Ultimate Fighter winner Nate Diaz at welterweight.

Lando Vannata Was Not Wrong To Call Tony Ferguson 'Predictable,' But What Else Can He Foresee?

Dan Shapiro | Posted 07.14.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

After his Fight of the Night performance at UFC Fight Night 91, Lando Vannata is likely looking at a long future inside the Octagon. But should things not work out inside the cage, Vannata may want to consider a career as an MMA analyst.

UFC's $4 Billion Sale Is The Biggest Transaction In Sports History

Reuters | Justin Block | Posted 12.29.2016 | Sports

Sports and celebrity talent management agency WME-IMG said it would buy Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), which organizes mixed martial arts event...

The UFC 200 Title Fight Is Off And Daniel Cormier Is Devastated

The Huffington Post | Thomas Lipe | Posted 07.08.2016 | Sports

The UFC 200 light heavyweight championship bout between current belt-holder Daniel Cormier and former champion Jon Jones has been canceled. Jones repo...

Breaking Down The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale: Jedrzejczyk vs. Gadelha 2

Dan Shapiro | Posted 07.06.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

After twelve consecutive weeks together on television, UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and challenger Claudia Gadelha will finally settle their heated eighteen-month rivalry with a rematch.

Breaking Down UFC Fight Night 90: Dos Anjos vs. Alvarez

Dan Shapiro | Posted 07.01.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

The UFC kicks off three consecutive days of fight cards as part of its annual International Fight Week with a lightweight title bout on Thursday, July 7 (6 P.M. EST, UFC Fight Pass) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Breaking Down UFC 199: Rockhold vs. Bisping 2

Dan Shapiro | Posted 06.01.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Middleweight champion Luke Rockhold will attempt to defend his title for the first time, this Saturday, June 4 (10 P.M. EST, Pay Per View), as he faces challenger Michael Bisping in the UFC 199 main event, live at the Forum in Inglewood, California.

Breaking Down UFC 198: Werdum vs. Miocic

Dan Shapiro | Posted 05.10.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

For the first time in nearly a year, the UFC heavyweight championship is on the line, as current belt holder Fabricio Werdum attempts to make his first title defense, taking on challenger Stipe Miocic in the UFC 198 (10 P.M. EST, Pay Per View) main event.

Breaking Down UFC Fight Night 86: Rothwell vs. Dos Santos

Dan Shapiro | Posted 04.05.2016 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

A pivotal heavyweight matchup between Ben Rothwell and Junior Dos Santos headlines the UFC's first ever fight card in Zagreb, Croatia, this Sunday.

Dana White Explains The Secret To Ronda Rousey's Success

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.29.2016 | Sports

The Ultimate Fighting Championship's road to mainstream recognition has been helped tremendously by the force that is Ronda Rousey, and UFC president ...

WATCH LIVE: UFC’s Dana White & Matt Serra Talk New Show

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 01.28.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

UFC president Dana White joins HuffPost Live along with fighter Matt Serra to discuss the new show "Dana White: Lookin' for a Fight," which features t...

CM Punk Talks UFC And His First Opponent

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 12.18.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Sometime next fall, a man named Phil Brooks will step in the octagon for his UFC debut. It will come with much fanfare, as Brooks, known as CM Punk to...

UFC Eyes Female Demo With Friday Strawweight Coronation

Dan Shapiro | Posted 02.10.2015 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

According to the census bureau, there are currently more than 35-million women ages 18-34 living in the United States. And after Friday, one of them will be wearing a brand new UFC championship belt.

100-Man Fight Tells the Story of Judd Reid and the Real Life Kumite

Norm Schriever | Posted 04.21.2014 | Entertainment
Norm Schriever

Every once in a great while a story comes along that defies our collective imagination, forcing us to recalibrate the limits of the human condition. ...

UFC's Middleweight Title Story/Silva v Weidman 2

Ian Carey | Posted 02.19.2014 | Sports
Ian Carey

After the Silva v Weidman fight at UFC 168 one of the following three scenarios will occur.

WSOF, UFC Outline 2014 Global Strategies

Dan Shapiro | Posted 02.05.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Las Vegas may be the fight capital of the world, but all eyes will be on Vancouver and Brisbane this weekend, as the World Series of Fighting and the UFC continue their push toward global expansion, promoting a pair of big-ticket, international fight cards ahead of the 2014 season.

How the UFC Can Save the Welterweight Division in Lieu of St Pierre

Dan Shapiro | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

With the debate over St-Pierre's retirement continuing to be a hot topic among the UFC faithful, it is impossible to ignore the chance that he may, in fact, never compete again.

St Pierre Retains Title at UFC 167, Future Uncertain for Champ

Dan Shapiro | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Refusing to call it a retirement, St-Pierre created an instant shockwave of speculation that his 2,000-plus day reign as the king of the UFC's 170-pound division was over, his non-committal remarks about his ultimate departure from MMA igniting the flames of controversy.

Breaking Down UFC 167

Dan Shapiro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

The UFC has put together a stacked fight card, headlined by a welterweight world title clash between current champion Georges St. Pierre, and number-one challenger Johny Hendricks.

UFC 166 Preview: Velasquez, Dos Santos Vie for Heavyweight Crown

Dan Shapiro | Posted 12.17.2013 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

The Ultimate Fighting Championship heads back to Houston, Texas on Saturday, October 19, and for the third time in less than two years, Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos will square off with the heavyweight championship of the world on the line.

World Series of Fighting Goes for Silver, UFC 161 Hits Winnipeg

Dan Shapiro | Posted 08.13.2013 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Like its closest competitors, Bellator Fighting Championship and ONE FC, WSOF counts a bevy of UFC veterans among its stable of fighters, but unlike many fledgling promotions, WSOF has heavy backing, and prime television spots, courtesy of NBC's 24-hour sports network.

UFC in SAP: MMA Expands in Latin American

Dan Shapiro | Posted 08.06.2013 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Often referred to as the fastest growing sport in history, MMA has experienced an unparalleled rise in the dozen years since 2001, when Zuffa, LLC purchased the UFC, revamping the struggling organization into an internationally recognized brand.

Breaking Down UFC 160

Dan Shapiro | Posted 07.21.2013 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Velasquez and Silva previously met inside the octagon a year ago in a non-title fight, with the now-champion easily dismissing "Big Foot" at 3:36 of the first round, bloodying the Brazilian with a vicious ground-and-pound assault.