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April 15th 2015

UFC 1 competitor Kevin Rosier passes away at 53 years old

One of the original UFC fighters, Kevin Rosier, has died at age 53 after reportedly suffering a heart attack on Tuesday April 14th. Rosier competed at UFC 1 back in November 1993. He reached the semi-finals by defeating Zane Frazier via TKO, before being beaten out of the tournament by Gerard Gordeau due to corner stoppage. He competed again for the UFC at UFC 4,...
April 15th 2015

Herrig doesn't think VanZant could beat any of TUF 20 cast

The Ultimate Fighter season 20 quarter-finalist Felice Herrig will face breakout star Paige VanZant on the UFC on Fox 15 main card this weekend in Newark, New Jersey. It just so happens that the woman who went on to win TUF 20 and become the inaugural UFC women's strawweight champion, Carla Esparza, is a close friend of Felice's. Having trained with and competed...
April 15th 2015

Dillashaw 'confident' ahead of Barao rematch at UFC on FOX 16

The rematch between Renan Barao and UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, originally expected to take place at UFC 177, has been announced as the main event for the upcoming UFC on Fox 16 card in Chicago. The show will take place on July 25th. Dillashaw defeated Barao back at UFC 173 via TKO to claim the 135lb title in a Fighters Only World MMA Awards 'Upset of...
April 14th 2015

Dana, Griffin, Florian & others reflect on TUF 1 10 years on

UFC reality show The Ultimate Fighter recently celebrated its 10th anniversary. With its 21st season set to premiere later this month and having spawned numerous international versions across China, Mexico and other areas of the globe, the series has become a staple of the mixed martial arts world. To commemorate a decade of TUF, Fighters Only magazine assembled...
April 14th 2015

[Video] VanZant expects Herrig to be 'hardest opponent' yet

UFC female strawweight contender Paige VanZant will have the opportunity to show off her skills to more viewers than ever before when she faces Felice Herrig on Fox this coming Saturday, April 18th. The bout will take place on the UFC on Fox 15 main card in Newark, New Jersey. In a new video from SHOOTMedia, Paige discusses how she got started in the sport of MMA...
April 14th 2015

Faber says McGregor has 'the instincts and willingness to give up'

Former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber may have his next challenge already set in Frankie Edgar at UFC Fight Night 66 in Manila, yet it seems 'The California Kid' could have current 145lb title contender Conor McGregor in his sights. "I wouldn't mind fighting Conor," said Faber in a recent interview. "I'll tell you what - he's got something that a lot of...
April 13th 2015

Twitter Review: UFC Fight Night 64

MMA legend Mirko 'Cro Cop' Filipovic made a stunning return to the UFC this past weekend in the main event at UFC Fight Night 64, defeating the man who KO'd him with his own trademark head kick technique back at UFC 70, Gabriel Gonzaga. Here are just some of the fighters' reactions to the action the took place during the UFC's first visit to Poland. Cro Cop vs....
April 13th 2015

[Video] Rich Franklin breaks down Askren vs. Santos

One Championship welterweight title holder Ben Askren is scheduled to put his belt on the line against Luis Santos in the main event at One: Valor of Champions on April 24th. The event will take place in Manila. Former UFC middleweight champ and One Championship vice president Rich Franklin "I'm excited about this title fight," says Franklin. "This is the only...
April 13th 2015

[Video] Road to the Octagon: UFC on FOX 15

UFC on Fox 15 is set to take place this coming Saturday, April 18th, at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. In the main event, middleweight contenders Luke Rockhold and Lyoto Machida will meet in a bout which could decide the next challenger to the 185lb championship. Also on the main card, in one of the most stacked Fox events to date, featherweights Cub...
April 13th 2015

Roach claims GSP 'getting the itch' to fight again

World-renowned boxing trainer Freddie Roach, who is currently preparing Manny Pacquiao for his blockbuster fight against Floyd Mayweather on May 2nd, has revealed that he was recently holding pads for former UFC welterweight champ Georges St Pierre. Roach said: "I trained him two days ago, before he went home, and I said, 'What do you think, are you going to fight...

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