Anthony Pettis Fighter Profile

In the first instalment of our new video series, Nick Ward takes a look at the career of former UFC and WEC champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis.

Georges St-Pierre’s retirement exemplifies his greatness

MONTREAL – An all-time great has hung up the gloves for good. Georges St-Pierre officially called it quits on his mixed martial arts career on February 21, at a press conference at the Bell Centre, home to some of his most memorable fights over the course of his 15-year UFC run. “There’s no tears. I’m…

As ESPN enters the Octagon, the UFC flyweight division hangs in limbo

The UFC is ushering in a new era. A new television deal with industry-leading ESPN kicks off Saturday night, once again illustrating the fact that the dark ages of the sport are firmly in the rearview mirror. Upping the ante even further, the promotion has created a new championship belt, calling it the “Legacy Belt”,…

UFC 232 debacle further tarnishes the legacy of Jon Jones

The Jon Jones saga has been one with many twists and turns, to put it mildly. The youngest UFC champion in history, Jones conquered the light heavyweight division at just 23 years of age. With the exception of a controversial disqualification loss to Matt Hamill, the phenom had been virtually untouchable inside the Octagon. Outside…