Dana White knows Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua has a lot on the line Friday when he faces James Te Huna because a loss would be his third in a row and it could mean it's time to have a difficult, heart-to-heart conversation with the former champion.
'The Spider' believes it was a 'basic mistake' that caused him to get caught and finished by Chris Weidman back in July, and UFC president Dana White says it's hard to argue against a fighter as great as the former middleweight champion.
No. 1-ranked UFC women's bantamweight Cat Zingano received some very good news on Wednesday as her doctors advised that she would be able to return to full sparring as of March and could expect to return to fighting in May 2014 to face the winner of Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate.
Matt Brown would fit in perfectly at the Cobra Kai dojo in the film 'The Karate Kid' because his ideologies go hand in hand with that fictional academy -- strike first, strike hard and show no mercy until his opponent his finished. Then, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson joins in.
Coach of the year? Could be none other. Under the tutelage of Duane Ludwig, Team Alpha Male has transformed from a pack of scrappy, dedicated wrestlers to a group of highly diverse, wildly unpredictable dynamos on both the feet and the ground.
With the Octagon taking a trip to Australia this week, we get a rare Friday night fight card from the UFC, headlined by fan favorite Mark Hunt taking on Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva in a heavyweight showdown likely to end with someone looking up at the lights.