Mixed Martial Arts Category
The next UFC event to be held in the United States will be UFC 98 and will take place in Las Vegas on May 23rd in the MGM Grad Garden Arena. This mixed martial arts event has already seen its fights change multiple times, however there are still a number of very interesting matchups planned for the night.
On February 21st, UFC 95 took place in London, England. This mixed martial arts event featured a number of very good fights and exciting finishes. UFC 95 aired live in Canada and Europe, while it was tape delayed on Spike in the United States.
Due to a recent Quebec Boxing Commission decision, the fate of UFC 97 is in question. The UFC event is currently scheduled to take place in Quebec on April 18th at the Ball Centre. Even though it is more than two months away, UFC 97 has already sold more than 12,000 tickets.
If you are waiting for the next Ultimate Fighting Championship event, you don’t have to wait too much longer. UFC 95 will take place on Feb. 21 in London, England at the O2 Arena. This mixed martial arts event features five fights on the main card that are all interesting in their own way. In the United States, you will be able to watch this UFC event of Spike.
Those looking forward to the main event of UFC Fight Night 17 got some bad news when Hermes Franca announced that he tore the ACL in his right knee. As a result, Franca will miss his bout against Joe Lauzon.
The next UFC event will be held on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. This event is UFC 94 and will feature many interesting mixed martial arts fight matchups. Although there are five additional fights on the preliminary card, here is a preview of the five fights on the main card.
Quinton Jackson, one of the most well known mixed martial arts fighters in the world, made a plea bargain to stay out of prison. Jackson was in trouble with the law after a vehicular incident in July of 2008. The incident, which occurred in California, included Jackson running a number of red lights, driving recklessly and endangering a number of pedestrians.
UFC 93 will take place in Dublin, Ireland on Jan. 17. It will be the first UFC event of 2009 and has five fights on the main card and five fights on the preliminary card. Here’s a look at the main card fight matchups for UFC 93:
Rashad Evans vs. Forrest Griffin
In the main event of UFC 92 in Las Vegas, Rashad Evans dominated the third round to defeat Forrest Griffin. Griffin, who came into the fight as the light heavyweight champion of UFC, tapped out at 2:46 in the final round. After the fight, Griffin denied tapping but it was obvious to fight observers that Evans was the better mixed martials arts fighter on this night.
On Wednesday, December 17th, police found the dead body of mixed martial arts fighter Justin Levens and his wife Sarah McLean-Levens. They were found in the home in California and the initial findings point to a murder-suicide.
Although UFC 92 is still approximately two weeks away, it’s never too early to predict the winners. This Ultimate Fighting Championship event has one of the deepest and most exciting main cards in recent memory. Those mixed martial arts fans who show up at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on December 27th will most likely see a great series of fights.
Mixed martial arts is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. In the world of women’s mixed martial arts, one name stands above all the rest — Gina Carano. Not only is Carano arguably the best women’s mixed martial arts fighter, she’s also arguably the most beautiful. That’s a lethal combination that could make her one of the most recognizable female athletes of the next decade.
The last Ultimate Fighting Championship event of 2008 will take place on December 27th in Las Vegas, Nevada at MGM Grand Garden Arena. This event, UFC 92, will feature some of the biggest names in the sport of mixed martial arts. UFC 91 was a smashing success in terms of attendance and pay per view figures and UFC 92 may even be able to top it. Here’s a look at the fight matchups for this event: