• Report: Rachael Ostovich hospitalized, domestic violence investigation opened
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    UFC women’s flyweight Rachael Ostovich reportedly suffered a broken orbital bone after being “attacked” in Honolulu. TMZ.com first reported the alleged incident, adding that police have opened “a felony domestic violence investigation.” While details remain scarce at the moment, Hawaii’s KHON2.com cited a source that indicated Ostovich is “in bad shape. It’s very sad.” UFC officials were not immediately available for comment. Ostovich’s rep declined comment when contacted by MMAjunkie. Ostovich (4-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) is currently scheduled to... Read more »
  • Magny on corner not throwing in towel: ‘Live by the sword, die by the sword’
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    Neil Magny talks about dealing with the beatings he took during his main event fight against Santiago Ponzinibbio in Argentina on Saturday night. UFC welterweight Neil Magny took quite a beating from Santiago Ponzinibbio on Saturday night in Argentina. The TUF 16 alum dealt with vision problems from a stiff jab to the right eye in the early rounds, a battered left leg from thudding kicks, all of which punctuated with a... Read more »
  • Johnny Walker explains why he didn’t wear Brazil kit in impressive UFC debut
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    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Johnny Walker scored one of the most impressive wins by a UFC newcomer in 2018, knocking out Khalil Rountree in the opening round of their UFC Argentina main card bout and earning a Performance of the Night bonus Saturday night. But there’s a reason why he didn’t represent Brazil in the cage. Walker, who told his life story in an interview to MMA Fighting before the fight, walked out to... Read more »
  • James Vick: Loss to Justin Gaethje 'depressing' and 'humiliating,' but no less confident in abilities
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    Getting knocked out was a bad enough experience for UFC lightweight James Vick. Almost as bad was the opportunity he’d lost. Vick (13-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC) had talked himself into a fight with Justin Gaethje (19-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC), attacking verbally until he was chosen when the star slugger needed a late replacement at UFC Fight Night 135. Had Vick come out ahead, it might have opened the door to matchups he’d felt were previously out of... Read more »
  • Miesha Tate details how ONE Championship role came about, excitement for vision
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    The announcement of Miesha Tate joining ONE Championship came after Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson were officially introduced as part of the promotion. But Tate, as it turns out, had had her sights on the promotion for quite some time. Tate publicly was welcomed as part of ONE Championship’s executive team as vice president earlier this month and is set to relocate to Singapore – where she intends to stay for at least two years before reassessing. But... Read more »