Derek Brunson

Brunson: Adesanya is ‘one of the easiest people to prepare for’

Derek Brunson is not too concerned about this scheduled fight against Israel Adesanya at UFC 230 this November.Since he made his UFC debut in …

MMA & UFC

Brian Kelleher vs. Domingo Pilarte, Lando Vannata vs. Matt Frevola set for UFC 230

The UFC is bulking up on East Coast talent to fill out its return to Madison Square Garden.<p>Bantamweight and New York native Brian Kelleher (19-9 MMA, …

MMA & UFC

Anderson Silva Expects UFC Return in 2019

Former middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva last fought in February 2017 defeating Derek Brunson by unanimous decision. On Nov. 10, …

Anderson Silva

UFC 230 Fight Card

• Nate Diaz (20-11) vs. Dustin Poirier (24-5-0, 1NC)<br>• Yoel Romero (13-3) vs. Paulo Costa (12-0)<br>• Ronaldo Souza ‘Jacare’ (25-6-0, 1NC) vs. David Branch …

Nate Diaz

Kiwi UFC star Israel Adesanya calls himself 'the black Kiwi, the real All Black' - wants title fight with Aussie Robert Whitaker

Outspoken Kiwi UFC star Israel Adesanya says winning his next bout should put him in line for a shot at the middleweight title.<p>The 29-year-old is …

Sport (New Zealand)

UFC Moscow: Johnson vs. Khabilov set for card

Kajan Johnson and Rustam Khabilov are set to face off against each other in September at UFC Moscow.<p>Quick turnarounds are a frequent occurrence in …

MMA & UFC

Adesanya built like senior citizen, Brunson fights like drunk bum – who's in trouble at UFC 230?

GalleryPhotos: UFC's 25th anniversary seasonal press conference face-offs view 8 images An intriguing middleweight clash between Israel Adesanya …

MMA & UFC

Watch the MMA Hour live at 12 p.m. ET

The Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Hour returns with a review of UFC 227, thoughts on the return of Conor McGregor, and much more. The following is a …

MMA & UFC

Report: Nate Diaz returns at UFC 230 vs. Dustin Poirier

Nate Diaz is ready to make his UFC return.It looks like Nate Diaz is back.A report from the Los Angeles Times’ Lance Pugmire says that Diaz will face …

Nate Diaz

Midnight Mania! Diaz on Khabib-McGregor: They Are ‘Both My Little B*tches’

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknightWelcome to Midnight Mania!Nate Diaz did not take the McGregor-Khabib …

MMA & UFC

Derek Brunson vs. Israel Adesanya set for UFC 230 in New York

UFC 230 gets another big middleweight bout as Israel Adesanya squares off against Derek Brunson in New York.<p>Israel Adesanya is looking to stay active …

Nate Diaz

Rewind! Watch ‘Countdown To UFC 227’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing combat sports fans a championship doubleheader at the upcoming UFC 227 pay-per-view (PPV) event, …

MMA & UFC

New York calling for Israel Adesanya with Kiwi linked to Derek Brunson fight at UFC 230

Kiwi Israel Adesanya is reportedly being lined up to meet American Derek Brunson at UFC 230 in New York.

Sport (New Zealand)

UFC on FOX 30 early viewership numbers hit all-time low

UFC on FOX 30 delivered excitement for the fans, but preliminary broadcast nationals are not impressive.We’re counting down the final months before …

MMA & UFC

‘Shoe Face’ Draws Theodorou At UFC Fight Night 137

Streaking middleweight contender Antonio Carlos Junior will look to win his sixth straight when he takes on Canadian grinder Elias Theodorou at UFC …

MMA & UFC

Antonio Carlos Junior vs. Elias Theodorou In the Works for UFC Fight Night in Sao Paulo

A middleweight matchup between top 15 ranked fighters Antonio Carlos Junior and Elias Theodorou has been agreed for the upcoming UFC Fight Night card …

Brazil

‘Shoeface’ vs. Elias Theodorou added to UFC Sao Paulo

Rising UFC middleweight contender Antonio Carlos Junior will get to compete in his home country of Brazil this September.Antonio Carlos Junior was …

MMA & UFC

Israel Adesanya used Internet wizardry to answer Derek Brunson's challenge

GalleryIsrael Adesanya def. Brad Tavares at TUF 27 Finale: Best photos view 24 images Israel Adesanya didn’t mess around when it came to his response …

MMA & UFC

Israel Adesanya responds to Derek Brunson in hilarious video on Twitter, calling for fight in NYC

UFC middleweights Derek Brunson and Israel Adesanya go back and forth in an amusing Twitter feud involving video and proposed fight dates.<p>These days …

MMA & UFC

Israel Adesanya blasts Derek Brunson: ‘Your bootleg Chuck Norris style has no power here’

Israel Adesanya and Derek Brunson have been trading barbs for the best part of two weeks, but on Thursday, “The Last Stylebender” showcased his video …

Bootleg

Derek Brunson wants to embarrass ‘The Last Pretender’ at UFC 230 in New York

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender, Derek Brunson, is tired of hearing about how wonderful Israel Adesanya has been inside …

MMA & UFC

Antonio Carlos Jr. hoping to fight Derek Brunson — or any other top 10 fighter — at UFC Sao Paulo

Winner of five in a row in the UFC middleweight division, Antonio Carlos Junior was heading into the biggest fight of his career on Aug. 4, facing …

MMA & UFC

Yoel Romero vs. Paulo Costa set for UFC 230

UFC 230: Ronaldo Souza faces David Branch<p>UFC 230 takes place at the Madison Square Garden on November 4 (Nov. 3 in the US). On Wednesday the …

Sport (Australia)

Anderson Silva Believes he Can Still Hang With UFC’s Elite

Anderson Silva (photo via UFC)<p>By FCF Staff<p>Although Anderson Silva is now 43 year’s old, and has just one official win on his record in his last 5 …

Anderson Silva

Israel Adesanya vs. Anderson Silva? 'Stylebender' wants to take out his idol

Israel Adesanya wants to take out the man who helped shape his career as a fighter.<p>With MMA legend and former longtime UFC middleweight champion …

MMA & UFC

Israel Adesanya ‘down’ to test himself against GOAT Anderson Silva

Israel Adesanya wants to test himself against former pound-for-pound great Anderson Silva.<p>Israel Adesanya has high praise for former UFC middleweight …

Anderson Silva

Former UFC champ Anderson Silva: I never needed any type of illegal substance to fight

In November of the past year, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was pulled from his scheduled headliner fight against Kelvin Gastelum …

MMA & UFC

Ronaldo Souza vs. David Branch targeted for UFC 230

A high-profile middleweight bout is in the works for the UFC’s next event in New York City.<p>Ronaldo Souza and David Branch are expected to face off at …

MMA & UFC

UFC champion Robert Whittaker keen for his next title defence to be on home soil

ROBERT Whittaker will stay sidelined until the start of 2019 but Australia’s only UFC champion says he’s keen to defend his middleweight title on …

Robert Whittaker

Ex-UFC Champ Anderson Silva: 'My Legacy Is Restored' Following USADA Ruling On Failed Drug Test

The saga of Anderson Silva’s second failed drug test has come to an end.<p>In November, USADA announced that the ex-UFC middleweight champion had failed an out-of-competition drug test. That failure resulted in Silva being removed from UFC Fight Night 122. Silva had been scheduled to face Kelvin …

Anderson Silva