If 2013 was the year of Rousey, 2014 is shaping up to be the year of the women in the UFC, as the promotion will add 115-pounders to the roster beginning in May when they launch an all-female version of The Ultimate Fighter.
UFC Ultimate Insider assigned the flyweight champ the job of analyzing the division in which he reigns supreme. From the unique athleticism required to succeed to a breakdown of his 125 pound peers, Mighty Mouse pulls no punches in the lastest edition of "The Takedown".
The UFC's two best flyweights will be fielding questions from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento this Thursday, December 12 at 4/1pm ET/PT alongside Urijah Faber, Michael McDonald, Chad Mendes and the stars of FOX UFC Saturday.
Brad Pickett has a cunning plan for 2014: he will move to flyweight, defeat Ian McCall on March 8 in London, and then try to tempt the incumbent UFC 125lbs champion to coach against him in a TUF series to be staged in the UK. If successful, Pickett could find himself in a three-man race - with Michael Bisping and Alex Gustafsson - to become the first UFC champion from Europe in many a year.
The family of the UFC heavyweight who died Monday is looking into creating a foundation to raise money for Long QT syndrome awareness. The disorder is believed to have contributed to del Rosario's death.
Holm's manager Lenny Fresquez says a bout between his client and UFC women's champion Rousey would be historic. But he doesn't know if Holm, the world's best female boxer, will get paid enough in the UFC to sign.
Actor Paul Walker was an avid fan of MMA and practitioner of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu before his untimely death just a few short days ago, but his instructor and friend wanted to honor him in the best way he knew how -- by awarding him the black belt he wanted to earn so desperately in life.
The two best flyweight fighters in the world will meet again this weekend live and free on FOX, as Joseph Benavidez and Demetrious Johnson clash in a rematch for the UFC flyweight title. Live coverage begins Saturday, Dec. 14 at 8/5pm ET/PT.
A back injury has made actions as routine as walking a challenge for UFC welterweight Matt Brown. Despite it, he still wanted to fight Carlos Condit. Finally talked out of it, he's already on the comeback trail, and hoping the UFC again sets up the match that had the fight world buzzing.