This Saturday night, Sony Playstation 4 users can tear themselves away from playing the hit EA Sports UFC game for a few hours and watch the warriors of the Octagon in action live, as the UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto event from Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California, as well as all future UFC Pay-Per-View events, will now be broadcast live on the device.Available through the PS4′s Live Event Viewer, fans in the United States and Canada who have the console connected to the Internet will now be able to download the Live Events Viewer application and begin streaming this weekend.For more inf … Read the Full Article Here
When Shayna Baszler first put on gloves and fought, there were no UFC fights for women, no appearances in video games or in national ad campaigns, and her fights certainly weren’t discussed on major television networks. None of that mattered though.“We fought for different reasons, we had different dreams,” Baszler, who turned pro in 2003, said. Sioux Falls, South Dakota’s Baszler did it because she just wanted to fight. There was no UFC Gym back where she was growing up, so the garage, a few friends, and a Ken Shamrock book with some techniques in the back had to do.&l … Read the Full Article Here
On Saturday, the Octagon is in Sacramento for the UFC bantamweight championship fight between T.J. Dillashaw and Joe Soto. But before UFC 177 begins, let’s take a look at the card By The Numbers.173 UFC event where then UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao clashed with then challenger TJ Dillashaw -800Average betting odds Barao would win+500Average betting odds the underdog Dillashaw would win3:58Minutes into their fight when Dillashaw scored his first knockdown of Barao 22:26Minutes into their fight when Dillashaw scored the second knockdown and finish of Barao to become the new UFC … Read the Full Article Here
Las Vegas, Nev. ? Harley-Davidson and the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC) will launch a new contest at UFC 177 this weekend sure to make one fan an instant hometown hero. The Harley-Davidson Hometown Throwdown III event puts one lucky fan and their city in the spotlight; the two iconic brands will roll into the winner’s home town with the ultimate prize package – a UFC fight and tailgate party topped off with custom Harleys, live music, Octagon Girls® and more.
The contest, running through Dec. 31, 2014, kicks off with a bang Aug. 30 at UFC 177 in Sacramento, w … Read the Full Article Here
MEXICO CITY – During their UFC 180 promotional activities in Mexico City on Wednesday, UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and No. 1 contender Fabricio Werdum visited Televisa’s Rehabilitation Child Center, or CRIT.
The CRIT for disabled children is sponsored and produced by Televisa and more than 500 Mexican and foreign media; more than 100 commercial firms sponsor the annual 24-hour telethon event each December. The telethon’s mission is “to provide knowledge about physical disabilities, giving a strong message about respect, equality and support to people in these … Read the Full Article Here
Shortly after UFC president Dana White walked into his office at Zuffa headquarters on Wednesday, two PR executives approached the boss “looking like somebody just killed their f**king dog,” White explained.
The PR team was there to deliver the seemingly bad news that White was named on GQ Magazine’s Top 25 Sleaziest People in Sports list, in the top 10 no less.
Many expected White to throw down one of his epic rants responding to the topic, but instead he just laughed it off.
“You’re never going to be able to stop what people say about you, and everybody isn … Read the Full Article Here