Stories tagged: UFC
Fri., July 28, 2017, 7:21 p.m.
Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier rematch headlines outstanding UFC 214 card
Jon Jones traveled a rocky path to his rematch with Daniel Cormier at UFC 214 in Anaheim. The former UFC light heavyweight champion has been stripped of his belt twice …
UPDATED: Sat., July 8, 2017, 11 p.m.
Robert Whittaker edges Yoel Romero, grabs interim belt at UFC 213
Robert Whittaker won the UFC interim middleweight title by surging in the late rounds to earn a unanimous decision over Yoel Romero at UFC 213. Whittaker recovered from a hyperextended …
Fri., July 7, 2017, 11:59 a.m.
Amanda Nunes meets Valentina Shevchenko, Yoel Romero takes on Robert Whittaker at UFC 213
Amanda Nunes is the first person to hold on to the UFC bantamweight title for more than a few months since Ronda Rousey lost it. Nunes makes her second defense …
Sun., June 18, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
Former UFC fighter Tim Hague dies after getting knocked out in boxing match
Former UFC heavyweight fighter Tim Hague died Sunday after suffering a brain injury during a boxing match on Friday, his family confirmed to CTV News Edmonton.
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 6:49 p.m.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. coming back to fight UFC star Conor McGregor Aug. 26
Floyd Mayweather Jr. said Wednesday he will come out of retirement to face UFC star Conor McGregor in a boxing match on Aug. 26. Mayweather retired in September 2015 after …
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 8:39 a.m.
Getting closer: Conor McGregor resolves Floyd Mayweather Jr. bout with UFC
Conor McGregor has come to an agreement with UFC that has moved a proposed fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. closer to reality. UFC President Dana White said he reached a …
UPDATED: Sat., May 13, 2017, 11:34 p.m.
Stipe Miocic beats Junior Dos Santos to retain UFC heavyweight title
Stipe Miocic beat Junior Dos Santos with a first-round technical knockout to defend his heavyweight title at UFC 211. In the co-main event, Joanna Jedrzejczyk scored a unanimous, five-round decision …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 8:30 a.m.
Stipe Miocic 2nd UFC heavyweight defense is rematch vs. Junior Dos Santos
Stipe Miocic will have to beat a former champion has already beaten him if he wants to become only the fifth UFC heavyweight fighter to defend his title twice. Miocic …
Fri., April 21, 2017, 9:02 a.m.
Ronda Rousey announces engagement to fighter Travis Browne
Forget the octagon, Ronda Rousey is buzzing about a ring after announcing her engagement to fellow MMA fighter Travis Browne. Rousey flashed the ring and made the announcement in a …
Sat., April 15, 2017, 7:27 p.m.
Demetrious Johnson matches UFC record with 10th flyweight title defense
Demetrious Johnson picked apart Wilson Reis before catching him in an arm bar and forcing him to submit. Johnson retained his UFC flyweight title for the 10th time to match …
Sat., April 8, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
Gegard Mousasi beats Chris Weidman by TKO at UFC 210
Gegard Mousasi stopped Chris Weidman by TKO in the second round of a confusing conclusion to a middleweight bout at UFC 210 on Saturday night.
Fri., April 7, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
Jon Jones as confident as ever while serving latest UFC ban
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones may have lost a year of his career because of a doping ban. He’s not lost his familiar bluster. Jones referred to himself …
Sat., March 4, 2017, 10:34 p.m.
Woodley edges Thompson, keeps belt in dull fight at UFC 209
Tyron Woodley retained his UFC welterweight title with a desultory majority decision over Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson in their rematch at UFC 209 on Saturday night.
Fri., March 3, 2017, 6:21 p.m.
Georges St. Pierre opens comeback in big verbal exchange with Bisping
Georges St. Pierre has officially returned to the UFC, and the longtime mixed martial arts hero already has a villainous new foil. He traded insults with middleweight champion Michael Bisping …
Fri., March 3, 2017, 5:48 p.m.
Nurmagomedov weight issues scrap UFC 209 bout with Ferguson
Khabib Nurmagomedov’s UFC interim lightweight title bout with Tony Ferguson has been canceled one day before UFC 209 after Nurmagomedov was hospitalized due to problems making weight. The promotion says …
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 10:42 p.m.
Mark Hunt returns to UFC cage, even with his lawsuit pending
Mark Hunt is fighting for the UFC this weekend. He is also suing the mixed martial arts promotion with wide-ranging charges of fraud and racketeering. The New Zealand heavyweight says …
Thu., March 2, 2017, 9:18 p.m.
Title bouts highlight fight fan-friendly UFC 209 card
UFC 209 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday is packed with talent, if not fighters with worldwide name recognition. In the main event, welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and …
Sat., Feb. 11, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
De Randamie crowned 1st featherweight champ at UFC 208
Germaine de Randamie defeated Holly Holm by unanimous decision in a clinch-filled bout at UFC 208 to become the first featherweight champion in the woman’s division.
Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 10:15 p.m.
Holly Holm tries to avoid one-hit wonder status at UFC 208
Holly Holm can become the first two-division champion in UFC women’s history when she fights Germaine de Randamie in the main event of UFC 208. Holm can join Conor McGregor, …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 8:10 p.m.
No Fights ‘til Brooklyn: Holly Holm, Anderson Silva headline UFC NY return
Holly Holm can join Conor McGregor, Randy Couture and B.J. Penn as the only two-division champs in UFC history. Holm fights Germaine de Randamie in the maint event of UFC …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 8 p.m.
Chang Sung Jung ready for UFC return after long absence
Chan Sung Jung knows he won’t have an easy return to the octagon after a 3 1/2-year absence. Jung, back after a mandatory two-year military stint in his native South …
Sat., Jan. 28, 2017, 8:02 p.m.
Valentina Shevchenko stops Spokane’s Julianna Pena at UFC Denver
Valentina Shevchenko stopped Julianna Pena with an armbar late in the second round Saturday night, establishing herself as the top contender for the UFC bantamweight title. Welterweight Jorge Masvidal also …
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 11:54 p.m.
Spokane’s Julianna Pena headlines Cowboy Cerrone’s homecoming when the UFC visits Denver
No fighter stays busy like Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, whether he’s locked inside the UFC cage or roaming the outdoor playground that is his life. After completing a perfect 2016, Cerrone …
Fri., Dec. 30, 2016, 10:17 p.m.
Ronda Rousey is stopped 48 seconds into comeback at UFC 207
Ronda Rousey was stopped 48 seconds into her comeback fight Friday night, losing to bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 on Friday night. Rousey returned from a 13-month absence …
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 5:49 p.m.
UFC loads 3 title fights under bright lights of NYC debut
UFC storms into New York with perhaps the most loaded card in the promotion’s history. Conor McGregor fights UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in the main event of UFC 205 …
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 8:34 p.m.
UFC’s Jon Jones gets 1-year doping suspension
UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will serve a doping ban until next July after an arbitration panel denied his appeal of a positive test.
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 9:02 p.m.
In Brief: Irving scores 32, Cavs stay unbeaten
Kyrie Irving scored a season-high 32 points and the reigning NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers remained undefeated, beating the Houston Rockets 128-120 on Tuesday night.
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 11:55 a.m.
Ronda Rousey: UFC 207 title shot will be among her last fights
Ronda Rousey says her bantamweight title shot against Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 will be one of her final mixed martial arts bouts.
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 7:28 p.m.
Ronda Rousey returns to UFC for title fight Dec. 30
Ronda Rousey will return to the UFC on Dec. 30 in Las Vegas, fighting Amanda Nunes for the bantamweight title.
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, 6:52 p.m.
Newsmakers: Former Cavs coach David Blatt accepts championship ring from team
Former Cavaliers coach