Velasquez pleads not guilty to attempted murder

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez pleaded not guilty Friday in an attempted murder case in Santa Clara (California) County, his attorney Mark Geragos told ESPN. Velasquez, 40, is being charged with attempted murder and 10 other gun-related charges stemming from an incident where he allegedly chased down a man, Harry Goularte — who is … Read more

UFC Fight Night takeaways: Emmett inches closer to gold, Holland flashes superstar potential

Fight fans in Austin were treated to an absolute show on Saturday night. The 12-match fight card delivered eight knockouts, tying six other events for the most KO’s during a single event in the modern era. Rising stars like Joaquin Buckley, Gregory Rodrigues and Adrian Yanez made statements with finishes and put their divisions on … Read more

‘Samurai journey’: Inside Jiri Prochazka’s warrior path from soccer hooligan to UFC title contender

JIRI PROCHAZKA PUT his arms at his side and curled his lanky, 6-foot-4 frame into a bow. In front of him was a Shinto priest, wearing a white robe and traditional black cap, called a tate-eboshi. It was October 2019, just days after Prochazka had knocked out Fabio Maldonado on a Rizin Fighting Federation mixed … Read more

UFC 274 Oliveira vs. Gaethje: Live results and analysis

Michael Chandler‘s thrill ride through the UFC continued Saturday night with a stunningly violent front-kick knockout of Tony Ferguson during the main card of UFC 274, an event at Footprint Center in Phoenix headlined by a pair of title fights. It wasn’t an easy night for Chandler, though. He got floored by a Ferguson 1-2 … Read more