Bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling (14-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) is in need of an opponent willing to step up on a little more than four weeks’ notice. 303 more words
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GDANSK, Poland – Aljamain Sterling is confident about where he stands in the UFC bantamweight division, and he sees a clear path to the title over the next year or less. 885 more words
The UFC will debut in Fresno, Calif., in December, and tickets for the event go on sale today.
Featuring a pivotal clash of top-10 featherweights between Cub Swanson (25-7 MMA, 10-3 UFC) and unbeaten Brian Ortega (12-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) in the main event, UFC Fight Night 123 takes Dec. 180 more words
With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMAjunkie looks at the best submissions from August. Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner of MMAjunkie’s “Submission of the Month” award for August. 808 more words
MEXICO CITY – On Saturday, Rani Yahya needed approximately two minutes to bounce back from his first loss in more than three years and bring his record to a 5-1 in his past six outings. 588 more words
Despite being viewed as one of the weaker cards in the UFC’s stretch of 11 events in 11 weeks, UFC Fight Night 114 made some history. 571 more words
Henry Briones hardly had a chance to get in a fight before he was tapping to Rani Yahya.
Yahya (24-9 MMA, 9-3 UFC) wasted little time taking Briones (16-7-1 MMA, 1-3 UFC) to the mat, where he kept trying submissions until he found one that worked, finishing with a kimura in the first round. 298 more words