Thatch Returns to Face Wonderboy in Broomfield
One of Colorado's finest, welterweight prospect Brandon Thatch, will make his long-awaited Octagon return in his home state on February 14, as he takes on fellow striker Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson in an early Fight of the Night candidate at 1st Bank Center in Broomfield.
Wanderlei Silva calls Cain Velasquez's knee surgery a 'favorably timed injury'
UFC rabble-rouser Wanderlei Silva posted a training video on Wednesday in support of Fabricio Werdum's interim title challenge at UFC 180. In it, Silva discussed the struggles Werdum has undergone to reach this point in his career, but also, somewhat strangely, took a thinly veiled shot at Cain Velasquez for the "favorably timed injury" that resulted in the champ's withdrawal from the UFC's first event in Mexico. Check out the video above.
Big news: Gus vs Rumble!!! ITS ONNNNN
Alexander Gustafsson vs Anthony "Rumble" Johnson confirmed for UFC Stockholm on January 24, 2015 in front of 30k fans at Tele2 Arena! Winner gets next title shot.
That's gonna be a good ass fight
ESPN hires ex-UFC fighter/FOX Sports broadcaster Chael Sonnen
Chael Sonnen has found a new home for his broadcasting and analyst work.
The retired UFC fighter and former title challenger, who was fired from his job with FOX Sports earlier this year, has signed on with ESPN as an MMA analyst. ESPN officials today announced the signing following an initial report from the AP...
Al Iaquinta a ‘little pissed’ he didn’t get a bonus for TKO of Ross Pearson
One of this weekend’s biggest winners was Long Island’s Al Iaquinta, who went to Sydney, Australia for UFC Fight Night 55 and TKO’d betting favorite Ross Pearson in the co-main event. For Iaquinta, in his first big step up in competition, it played out like a moment of arrival. Not only did he hold his own on the feet against the deft striker Pearson, he dropped "The Real Deal" with a counter left hook that signaled the beginning of the end for the Brit.