Archive for the ‘Mixed Martial Arts’ Category

The UFC at 25: Where the company stands now and what to expect in its second 25 years

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

Jon Jones (R) made his UFC debut against Andre Gusmao at UFC 87 on Aug. 9, 2008 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. When Jon Jones debuted in the UFC in 2008, there had never been an athlete like him in all of mixed martial arts. Of course, Jones did watch YouTube videos in his early days in the UFC to learn moves he’d then try in the Octagon.

Greg Hardy wins another UFC fight by first-round knockout

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Former Panthers and Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy has won yet another UFC fight by first-round knockout. Hardy needed just 17 seconds to knock out opponent Tebaris Gordon at the UFC’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. The UFC has faced criticism for giving Hardy a chance at all, given the domestic violence accusation that has led NFL teams to steer clear of him.