Don't miss the preview of the 21th season of The Ultimate Fighter reality show, where two of the leading MMA teams in the world American Top Team and the Blackzilians will battle each other in front of millions of fans for respect and $500,000. The show will move for the first time in history to South Florida and will release the first episode on April 22th.
Check out UFC 185 extended preview featuring headliners Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis and challenger Rafael dos Anjos as well as co-headliners Women's Strawweight title holder Carla Esparza and top contender Joanna Jędrzejczyk.
UFC 185: Pettis vs. dos Anjos will be held on March 14, 2015 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
Longtime UFC site coordinator Burt Watson leaves the #1 promotion. He wrote on his twitter account: "After 14 AMAZING YEARS I've decided to step aside thank U Dana White Lorenzo Fertitta & Donna Marcolini".
According to rumors there were some backstage confrontation between "UFC babysitter" Watson and a fellow UFC employee over a fighter’s weight cut during the recent UFC 184 event in Los Angeles. However, it isn't clear that this is the reason for his decision.
UFC Flyweight Ian "Uncle Creepy" McCall (13-5-1) speaks about his beef with Team Alpha Male, fellow flyweight Joe Benavidez and explains why UFC queen Ronda Rousey can't beat a man.
The first UFC event in the Philippines gets another great fight between former Strikeforce/DREAM Champion Gegard Mousasi (36-5-2) and Cypriot puncher Constantinos Philippou (13-4 (1)). The middleweight fight will probably co-headline the show, where in the headliner Uriah Faber takes on Frankie Edgar.
UFC Fight Night 66 will be held on May 16 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Philippines.
Self proclaimed "The World's Most Dangerous Man" Ken Shamrock has been in the fight sport for a very long time. At the edge of 51, the UFC pioneer has held 45 matches, but there is still one man he wants to face - the youtube sensation "Kimbo Slice" who Shamrock was supposed to fight seven years ago. Bellator CEO Scott Coker will make it happen this summer after he has signed both with his promotion. During the Bellator press-conference, Shamrock was asked if he fought for the money, the challenge or for some other reason, on what the UFC Hall of Famer answered:
You will definitely like this incredible martial arts story and will for sure have much respect for Joseph Bozik. A soldier who lost an arm and both legs while serving in Iraq back in 2004, now trains and competes in BJJ.
At UFC 184 in LA Ronda Rousey beat her own record and made Cat Zingano tap only 14 seconds into the fight. Instantly when the fight had begun, Zingano charged at Rousey with a flying knee and grabbed the Bantamweight Champion to take her down, but Rousey reversed, got into a dominant position, isolated the arm and made herself a new record.
In the co-headliner Holly Holm defeated Raquel Pennington via split decision in her Octagon debut. Holm stayed outside, scoring points with strikes, while "Rocky" tried counter, clinch and takedowns. But theformer pro-boxer was determined to keep the fight standing. The only time Pennington got the fight to the ground was when she connected with a punch in the last round, but Holm managed to stop her futher attacks and escaped.
UFC 184 took place at Staples Center in Los Angele, California.
Check out full UFC 184 results and some video below.
Don't miss UFC 184 post-fight press conference LIVE at combatbear.com. The fighters will, as well as the UFC officials, will talk to the media about the past event, what's next and much more!
Catch up with the last episode of UFC 184 Embedded video blog series where the headliners Cat Zingano and Ronda Rousey are making promo videos and then head for the weigh-ins. Also see the main card fighters cutting weight beforeping step on the scale!