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Mariusz Pudzianowski: A big man for a big occasion

A five-time 'World's Strongest Man', Mariusz Pudzianowski has proven to be stronger and more masculine than a field of similarly-sized blokes – okay, the entire planet – in a number of ways. He lifted more, he pushed more, he threw further. You know how it works. The only thing he didn't do is use one of his lunchbox-sized fists to beat the cra... Continued

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Dillashaw and Borg fight (tweet) for the right to face Mighty Mouse

When TJ Dillashaw, a man on the hunt for a fight, yesterday asked his followers on social media who they'd rather see UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson face next – Dillashaw or number three-ranked Ray Borg – it was akin to the most popular kid in school, the high-school quarterback, asking every one of the girls in his class whether dat... Continued

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Free UFC Fight: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa

As the countdown continues to UFC Fight Night 109: Gustafsson vs. Teixeira in Stockholm, Sweden, here's a reminder of how dangerous Alexander Gustafsson is to all in the 205-pound light-heavyweight division. In a battle of technical strikers, Gustafsson battled Manuwa in London, England on March 8, 2014 and looked to finish the hard-hitting Eng... Continued

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Korean Zombie gets Ricardo Lamas at UFC 214

Following yesterday's confirmation of a new co-main event at UFC 213, a couple more summer fights have been announced, this time for UFC 214 on July 29 in Anaheim.The show, headlined by the UFC light-heavyweight title rematch between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones, will now be supported by a featherweight clash between 'The Korean Zombie' Cha... Continued

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Something from nothing: ONE Championship founder Chatri Sityodtong

How ONE Championship founder went from poverty to founding Asia’s top MMA promotion... By Gareth A DaviesThe rise of ONE Championship is a pretty remarkable story in itself, yet the rise of its founder and owner Chatri Sityodtong is even more incredible. Utter rags to untold riches. Yet the 42-year-old who is half-Thai and half... Continued

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Glover Teixeira reflects on 13 seconds he wants to forget

A lot can be achieved in thirteen seconds. Or, I should say, a lot can be achieved in thirteen seconds if you punch as hard as Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson. Thirteen seconds, remember, was all it took for Johnson, in August 2016, to land a right uppercut on the chin of Glover Teixeira, end their much-anticipated light-heavyweight fight and simultan... Continued

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Alexander Gustafsson: Future Champ or Nearly Man?

On another day, at another time, with a different set of judges, Alexander Gustafsson might already have been crowned UFC light-heavyweight champion. He could have won the title in 2013, when pushing Jon Jones to the wire, and he could have been awarded the belt in 2015, when doing the same to Daniel Cormier. Both times Gustafsson excelled hims... Continued

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Romero and Whittaker booked for interim UFC middleweight title

Finally, after much dilly-dallying, deliberation and mixed messages, we have a middleweight title fight.Kind of.In what is billed as an interim UFC middleweight title fight, Yoel Romero, the consensus number one contender, will fight Robert Whittaker, fresh from an impressive mauling of Ronald 'Jacare' Souza, on July 8 at UFC 213. There... Continued

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Norman Parke feels "free as a bird" ahead of KSW debut

Irish lightweight 'Stormin' Norman Parke leaves for Poland today (Tuesday) and will fight in front of 55,000 Polish fans at a football stadium on Saturday (May 27) in Warsaw. He will battle a Pole, Mateusz Gamrot, an undefeated one at that, and hopes to come away unscathed. Better yet, he intends to return to Ireland on Sunday as the new KSW li... Continued

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UFC Fight Night Countdown: Gustafsson vs Teixeira

*** Leading light-heavyweight contenders Alexander Gustafsson and Glover Teixeira meet this Sunday (May 28) in Stockholm, Sweden at UFC Fight Night 109. Gustafsson, from Sweden, is a former two-time UFC light-heavyweight title challenger with wins against Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua and Jimi Manuwa, while Teixeira, from Brazil, is a heavy-handed cont... Continued

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