WATCH: UFC fighter Tony Ferguson still makes weight for canceled interim title bout

To say UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson is a man of conviction might be an understatement.  Ferguson (25-3) was originally scheduled to headline UFC 249 this Saturday against lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Even after Nurmagomedov pulled out amid coronavirus travel restrictions, Ferguson accepted a last-minute interim title bout against Justin Gaethje Read more

UFC fighter Anthony Smith details wild fight with home intruder: ‘No normal human is able to fight like that’

On Sunday, a man was charged after entering UFC fighter Anthony Smith’s Nebraska home. According to Sgt. Wayne Hudson of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Luke Haberman was arrested and charged with first-degree criminal trespass. In an interview with ESPN’s Ariel Helwani, Smith said that he was forced to fight Read more

Rashad Evans discusses how he went from 195 pounds to the heavyweight winner of ‘The Ultimate Fighter 2’

When Rashad Evans stepped into “The Ultimate Fighter” house in 2005, the show was heading into its second year after the first season breathed new life into the UFC. Evans entered the tournament as a heavyweight, despite having competed as a light heavyweight throughout his pre-TUF career. Evans was the Read more

UFC 248 fight purses, salaries: Prize money each fighter on the main card will take home

It’s good to be champ. Just ask Israel Adesanya, who will receive $500,000 in disclosed pay for his middleweight title defense Saturday against Yoel Romero. The two clash in the main event of UFC 248, which takes place at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile arena. While not every athletic commission discloses fight Read more

UFC Pound for Pound Fighter Rankings: Jon Jones could reclaim throne with heavyweight transition

For all of the knee-jerk reactions as to whether UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has lost a step following three straight decision wins — including two of the disputed variety — the answer depends more upon your perspective.  Jones (26-1, 1 NC) rallied to escape a determined Dominick Reyes Read more