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  • ASU alumnus Ryan Bader closing in on UFC title

    Ryan Bader made a name for himself as one of the hardest workers on Arizona State’s wrestling team, posting an 88-34 college record during his career in the early 2000s. His former coach, Thom Ortiz, believes his work ethic and dedication are his greatest assets. “He worked hard. Cain (Velasquez), Bader and CB (Dolloway), they […]
  • Arizona native Joe Riggs set to make UFC return against Ben Saunders at UFC on FOX 13

    According to a report on, Arizona native Joe Riggs will finally make his long awaited return to the octagon against fellow welterweight Ben Saunders at UFC on FOX 13 in Phoenix. Riggs (40-14), an Arizona native, has not competed under the UFC banners since suffering a first round knockout loss to Diego Sanchez at […]
  • Maryvale’s John Moraga set to face Jusier Formiga in front of home crowd at UFC on FOX 13

    It looks like John Moraga finally got his wish. On Monday night, the UFC announced Maryvale’s proudest son will get to step into the octagon in front of his home crowd at the U.S. Airways Center in downtown Phoenix to face fellow flyweight contender Jussier ‘Formiga’ da Silva at UFC on FOX 13. Moraga (15-3), […]
  • Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic set to headline UFC on FOX 13 in Phoenix

    Just days after it was revealed that heavyweights Alistair Overeem and Stefan Struve were set to meet at UFC on FOX 13, two new heavyweight matchups also became official for the highly anticipated event. On Friday, the UFC announced that former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos would make his long-awaited return to the octagon against […]
  • Two more fights added to UFC on FOX 13 in Phoenix

    The UFC’s first trip to the Valley just got a whole lot bigger. Literally. On Wednesday night, the UFC announced a heavyweight matchup between Alistair Overeem and Stefan Struve had officially been added to UFC on FOX 13 in Phoenix. Overeem (37-14), a former K-1, Dream and Strikeforce champion, will be looking to get his […]
  • Former ASU wrestler C.B. Dollaway set to meet Lyoto Machida at UFC Fight Night 58 in Brazil

    A key middleweight matchup has officially become the first bout added to the recently announced UFC Fight Night 58 card in Brazil. On Wednesday, the UFC took to Twitter to reveal Arizona native C.B. Dollaway will face former middleweight contender Lyoto Machida. There is no word on whether this fight will serve as the night’s […]
  • Jamie Varner vs. Drew Dober becomes first bout announced UFC on FOX 13 in Phoenix

    UFC on FOX 13 has finally added its first bout. On Wednesday, the UFC officially announced Phoenix native Jamie Varner would be squaring off against Drew Dober in a lightweight bout on the Dec. 13 fight card. .@JamieVarner vs @DrewDober added to #UFCFightNight on FOX in Phoenix, AZ (December 13) Story: — UFC News […]
  • UFC owner Lorenzo Fertitta: ‘We are going to deliver something big to Phoenix’

    Ever since the UFC announced its plans to hold UFC on FOX 13 in downtown Phoenix, the MMA community has been abuzz over which fighters should main event the December fight card. While the promotion has yet to announce any fights, prominent Arizona based fighters such as Benson Henderson, Jamie Varner and Kelvin Gastelum and […]
  • Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum headlines stacked UFC 180 card in Mexico City

    The main card of the UFC’s first trip to Mexico City has finally been unveiled. Tuesday, the UFC traveled to Mexico to kick off ticket sales for UFC 180 and unveil several bouts scheduled to appear on the November 15 fight card set to take place at the Arena Ciudad de México. Headlining the card […]
  • UFC Fight Night 47: Ryan Bader snaps Ovince Saint Preux’s win streak, eyes Phoenix card in December

    BANGOR, Maine — Bangor is about as far away from Arizona as one can go and still be in the United States. With a population of a little more than 30,000 residents, or roughly half the size of the student body at Arizona State University, this charming riverfront city has to be one of the […]
  • UFC Fight Night 47: Ryan Bader vs. Ovince St. Preux Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    The UFC is heading to New England to bring fight fans UFC Fight Night 47 live from Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine. Headlining the night’s card is a light heavyweight matchup between former Arizona State wrestling All-American Ryan Bader (17-4) and the surging Ovince St. Preux (16-5) Bader, currently the ninth-ranked light heavyweight according […]
  • MMA champ Tito Ortiz to meet fans at blood drive in northeast Phoenix

    United Blood Services is holding a blood drive Sunday at Paradise Valley Mall and is giving donors a chance to meet MMA champion Tito Ortiz. The “Fight for Life” drive will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. near Sears. Ortiz is participating in the event on behalf of Mia McPoland, an 11-year-old girl […]
  • UFC on FOX 13 confirmed for December event in Phoenix

    As expected, the UFC is heading to downtown Phoenix to bring fight fans UFC on FOX 13 from the U.S. Airways Center on Dec. 13. This announcement comes a few months after it was reported the UFC was targeting Phoenix for a potential end of the year fight card . However following UFC on FOX […]
  • Dominic Cruz set to return against Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 178

    Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz (19-1) will finally make his long-awaited return to the octagon against Takeya Mizugaki (20-7-2) at UFC 178 on September 27. ESPN originally reported the news. This comes after three years of inactivity due to a series of knee injuries, which started with a severe ACL tear while filming The […]
  • Power MMA Rankings – July 6: Huge shakeup in the women’s division, Weidman nears elite company

    Following WSOF 10, UFC Fight Night 44, WSOF11, UFC 175 and The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale find out who moved up and who fell down the Power MMA Show’s official pound-for-pound rankings. Fighters who have been inactive for at least one year are not eligible for ranking. POUND-FOR-POUND Jon Jones Jose Aldo Cain Velasquez Chris […]
  • C.B. Dollaway says a rematch with Ferreira is not an option, wants Tim Kennedy in Phoenix

    Following his unanimous decision victory over Andrew Craig at UFC Fight Night 47, Cezar ‘Mutante’ Ferreira was asked which UFC middleweight he wanted to meet next inside the octagon. Almost immediately, The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 1 winner called for a rematch with C.B. Dollaway, the man who snapped Ferreira’s three-fight win streak with a first-round […]
  • UFC 175: Chris Weidman defends belt against Lyoto Machida following epic 5-round war

    UFC 175 was billed as the biggest event of the year and, boy, did it deliver. In front of a sold-out crowd at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman put on the performance of a lifetime during Saturday’s main event, walking away with a hard-fought unanimous decision over […]
  • UFC 175: Ronda Rousey needs just 16 seconds to put away Alexis Davis

    On Saturday night, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (10-0) entered the octagon opposite Alexis Davis (16-6) in the co-main event of UFC 175. Sixteen seconds later, the referee pulled Rousey off Davis. Rousey, who entered the bout as the top-ranked female fighter in the world according to the Power MMA Show rankings, started off […]
  • UFC 175: Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    It’s Fourth of July weekend, which can only mean one thing: the UFC’s annual international fight week is finally upon us. With millions of fans from around the world pouring into Las Vegas this spectacle has truly become the Super Bowl of mixed martial arts. So with this many eyeballs bearing down on the fight […]
  • The Ultimate Fighter 20 cast revealed; winner will be crowned UFC women’s 115-pound champion

    For the first time in history, The Ultimate Fighter will feature an all-female cast in its new season. However, instead of fighters competing for the usual prize of a six-figure contract with the UFC, these women will compete to be the first-ever UFC women’s strawweight champion. UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and No. 3 ranked […]