| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Saturday’s UFC Fight Night from Dublin had plenty of Irish fighters – and all of them were victorious. But considering the deafening home-field advantage the locals had, those fights might as well have been 9,501 against one.
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Ronda Rousey’s recent blitz through the best Ultimate Fighting Championship competition has led the organization to recruit a new contender.
UFC President Dana White on Thursday posted on his Twitter account a signed contract and a photo of...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:05 PM
During the past week, Ground & Pound has given you profiles of the main eventers – Justin Gaethje and Nick Newell -- for Saturday’s World Series of Fighting show in Daytona Beach, but what about the rest of the card you’ll see on NBC...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:40 PM
“I was rowdy before rowdy was cool!”
- WWE Hall of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper
LAS VEGAS — It was the first time sitting down with Ronda Rousey and the second time interviewing her.
Without a shred of doubt, she said she...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Looking to leave a two-fight winless streak behind him, Manny Gamburyan will return to the UFC octagon on Sept. 27 in Las Vegas at UFC 178 in a new weight class.
Gamburyan is set to make his 135-pound men's bantamweight debut against Cody “The...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 2:16 PM
Anderson Silva said the grotesque leg injury he suffered in December is 95% healed, and should be at full strength by the time of his Jan. 31 middleweight fight against Nick Diaz in Las Vegas.
Not that the bout is expected to be a kick-fest.
| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:25 PM
Holly Holm might be the best challenger to Ronda Rousey’s Ultimate Fighting Championship supremacy. Holm is a former professional boxer and kickboxer who is undefeated after seven mixed martial arts fights.
“I have a lot of respect for Ronda...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Free from hesitation, Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke sums up her last bout with unflinching honesty.
“I totally dropped the ball,” Duke said. “It was not my best performance.”
Against Bethe Correia in April at UFC 172 in...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 11:15 PM
To the casual observer, Steven "Stryker" Ciaccio didn't seem to be doing much striking Thursday night at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa.
Ciaccio, a mixed martial arts fighter who grew up in Irvine and Newport Beach before graduating from Cal...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:21 PM
Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke promised a more exciting fight and a better performance leading up to her Ultimate Fighting Championship bout with Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith.
At the onset of the UFC women’s bantamweight matchup,...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:23 PM
A 44-year-old fighter sat on top of a cage with his arms in the air and a smile on his face. Moments earlier, he was looking down at his opponent, who had fallen limp to the ground after taking a punch straight to the head.
James "Binky" Jones had to...