| Feb 15, 2015
| 12:08 AM
UCF alumnus Jim Alers was defeated in his second UFC contest Saturday night – but the loss had a touch of controversy.
Alers was stopped by Chas Skelly with one second left in the second round of their featherweight contest, and Skelly’s...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 3:01 PM
Almost from the moment Jim Alers moved to Orlando, his life changed.
As an 18-year-old leaving home for the first time, he found an education at UCF, then almost immediately discovered a passion for mixed martial arts. Ten years later, Alers has...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 11:34 AM
Brazilian jujitsu classes at Ground Control in Bel Air not only improved Zackary Perrone’s fitness, he says, they boosted his confidence, too.
“All my life I’ve been considered the black sheep, oddball, underdog,” says Perrone, a...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 7:11 AM
Anderson Silva’s comeback victory over Nick Diaz on Saturday night has been transformed from an uplifting moment to an ultimate downer for the Ultimate Fighting Championship as the Nevada State Athletic Commission reported Tuesday that Silva...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 5:57 PM
“Rowdy” Ronda Rousey is once again taking the main event spotlight.
On Friday, in news first reported by MMAJunkie.com, the UFC confirmed that middleweight champion Chris Weidman had suffered a rib injury, canceling his UFC 184 headlining...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 10:10 PM
Tyron Woodley was already dealing with a tough assignment. Then, seventh-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight Kelvin Gastelum stepped on the scale.
At a staggering 10 pounds over the 170-pound weight limit.
Woodley, the No. 3...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 10:55 PM
LAS VEGAS -- Anderson Silva kicked freely with his left leg, shrugged off trash-talking from Nick Diaz and left his younger challenger bloodied in the face.
In the end, 13 months after Silva's left leg shattered in half in the same arena when he...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 10:20 PM
LAS VEGAS — Anderson Silva won a unanimous decision in his comeback fight 13 months after breaking his left leg, dominating Nick Diaz at UFC 183 on Saturday night.
Silva (34-6) landed most of the big blows against the taunting Diaz, controlling...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 11:21 AM
Anthony Pettis aspires to be the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s remedy to all those ailments that have sidelined other champions.
Pettis (18-2), the UFC’s lightweight belt-holder, will defend his title Saturday night at American Airlines...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 9:13 PM
The last year has been a long, twisty road for Rafael dos Anjos, from a loss in Orlando to the precipice of a championship.
The Brazilian will face Anthony Pettis for the UFC lightweight title Saturday at UFC 185.
Last winter, dos Anjos was riding a...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 8:41 PM
Orlando’s Ben Saunders suffered an injury in training and will miss his scheduled UFC fight March 21, according to a report on Sherdog.com Friday.
Saunders had been set to face Erick Silva in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 62 in Rio de...