How big of an MMA fan is artist Justin BUA?Earlier this year, the man that made his name depicting the world of hip hop and urban life in exaggerated portraits of archetypal figures and famous performers alike turned his focus on the sport, creating a series of works that ran as part of the “Art of Fighting” exhibit during International Fight Week.Even though he’s currently busy at work on his new television series Street Art Throwdown, which debuts in February on Oxygen, and joining the broadcast ranks as the host of The BUA Show on Faction (Sirius XM Channel 41), the self-d … Read the Full Article Here
Coming off a stretch where the UFC rolled out 10 events over eight weeks, capped by Rory MacDonald’s blistering third-round finish of Tarec Saffiedine last Saturday night in Halifax, the current two-week break is a chance to do two things:(1) Reflect on some of the outstanding fights that have taken place already this year, and(2) Look ahead to the collection of terrific matchups that still remain on the schedule.While we’re inclined to save our thoughts on the best action of 2014 until the year has come to a close, looking at the upcoming schedu … Read the Full Article Here
The Octagon is heading to Phoenix, Arizona for the first time in company history as UFC on FOX: Dos Santos vs. Miocic takes over the U.S. Airways Center on December 13th. Tickets for the momentous event go on sale today with three star-studded fights anchoring the highly-anticipated card, including a heavyweight headliner between rising star Stipe Miocic and former champion Junior Dos Santos. To whet UFC fans’ appetite, here are the three numbers that matter most for each of the six top 15 fighters. #2 JUNIOR DOS SANTOS VS. #5 STIPE MIOCIC14Months on the sideline for dos Santos as &ldquo … Read the Full Article Here
Las Vegas, Nev. – The UFC® is calling all fans, artists and designers to show off their creativity and submit a design that will be worn by UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey as her Walkout T-shirt at her next fight. The UFC and Rousey are looking for a creative, unique design that showcases her personality. There is no cost to enter and entries must be received by Friday, Oct. 31.
In addition to Rousey wearing the T-shirt, the winning designer will also receive The Ultimate UFC Pack, which includes a limited edition, custom-made EA SPORTS™ UFC® Octagon K … Read the Full Article Here
Lightweight veterans Evan Dunham and Rodrigo Damm will both look to break back into the win column when they meet in UFC 182 action on January 3 in Las Vegas.A member of the UFC roster since 2009, Las Vegas’ Dunham has compiled seven Octagon wins, picking up four post-fight bonuses along the way.Brazil’s Damm has earned three UFC victories since his stint on the first season of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil and he’ll seek number four in his Las Vegas debut this January. Read the Full Article Here