Canadians Gagnon and Makdessi shine on UFC 165 undercard

Mitch Gagnon showed no signs of ring rust Saturday night. The Sudbury, Ont., bantamweight prospect was out of action for the entire year due to a serious knee injury, but at UFC 165 he returned better than ever, handing his opponent Dustin Kimura his first-career loss via first round submission. “It’s the perfect way to […]

Alexander Gustafsson says it’s “my time” at UFC 165

Alexander Gustafsson wants to be the next Chris Weidman. Weidman stunned the MMA world this past July by knocking out the sport’s all-time best fighter, Anderson Silva, in devastating fashion to become the new UFC middleweight champion. Gustafsson is looking to re-create that magic this Saturday night at UFC 165 against the dominant reigning light […]

Jon Jones aims for record-setting performance at UFC 165

If you’re wondering what motivates the man now widely regarded to be the best fighter in Mixed Martial Arts, you don’t have to look far. Sibling rivalries, apparently. “I’d have to say my biggest motivation is my brothers. I have a fear of not being a pro-athlete and having two brothers who are still pro […]

Jesse Ronson is latest Canadian to test mettle in UFC

The sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) may still be growing, but that hasn’t made it any easier to secure a roster spot with the world’s biggest MMA promotion. While the Ultimate Fighting Championship is still moving towards more fight cards in more countries, they are still restricted by a certain number of fights every […]