Did Nate Diaz Request His Release?

The former lightweight title challenger, and younger half of the infamous fighting brothers from Stockton, Calif., has taken the organization to task in recent months on everything from fighter pay to title opportunities. While a number of topics have completely gotten on the … Continue reading

UFC 170 Salaries

Main card fighters Rory MacDonald and Mike Pyle both netted big paydays for their wins on Saturday’s pay-per-view. Rousey and MacDonald also picked up an additional $50,000 from their respective performance bonuses. As always, these numbers do not reflect sponsor payouts, … Continue reading

UFC 170 Bonuses

Ronda Rousey, Rory MacDonald, Demian Maia, and Stephen Thompson all took home $50,000. UFC president Dana White reported the bonuses at the UFC 170 Post-Fight Press Conference. MacDonald and Maia would pick up “Fight of the Night” for their main card … Continue reading

UFC Rankings Receive Update

The UFC rankings were updated following UFC Fight Night 36, but there wasn’t much movement to notice. Lyoto Machida did climb to No. 3 in the middleweight Top-15, taking the place of Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, who picked up a win on the same … Continue reading

UFC 170 Weigh-In – VIDEO

MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m. ET) UFC Female Bantamweight Championship Ronda Rousey (135 lbs.) vs. Sara McMann (135) for Rousey’s championship Daniel Cormier (205) vs. Patrick Cummins (205) Demian Maia (170) vs. Rory MacDonald (171) Mike Pyle (171) vs. TJ Waldburger … Continue reading

Chris Leben Airs Frustrations

The former Ultimate Fighter competitor battled injuries and drug use throughout his career, losing his last four after a 2011 knockout victory over Wanderlei Silva. Now, as he looks to make the transition from fighter to another profession, Leben is … Continue reading

UFN 36 Performance Bonuses

The official names may have changed, the UFC Fight Night 36 performance bonuses still went to the night’s best fight, knockout, and submission. Fighters Lyoto Machida, Gegard Mousasi, Erick Silva, and Charles Oliveira all pocketed the UFC’s $50,000 performance bonuses tonight … Continue reading

Josh Thomson’s Thumb

Former Strikeforce champion Josh Thomson underwent hand surgery recently after his decision loss to Benson Henderson. While the loss was enough to concern Thomson, he also had to have pins put in his right thumb. “Getting stitches out and a … Continue reading

Eye Tested Positive for marijuana

Jessica Eye’s drug test has finally been resolved after the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation finally released the cause of Eye’s failed test, marijuana. The TDLR revealed the cause of the failed test earlier today. The TDLR also revealed that … Continue reading

UFC 169 Fight-Night Bonuses

With no submissions, the fight-night bonuses Saturday for UFC 169 were pushed up a little. Abel Trujillo and Jamie Varner each scored $75,000 for “Fight of the Night” honors, while Trujillo pushed his bonus money to $125,000 total by claiming … Continue reading

UFC 169 Weigh-In Results

The stage is now set for Saturday’s UFC 169 double-championship pay-per-view, as weigh-ins took place earlier today.  The Super Bowl weekend card will include two world title matches, as Renan Barao meets Urijah Faber for the UFC bantamweight crown, while Jose Aldo … Continue reading