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The Ultimate Fighting Championship or UFC produces pay-per-view (PPV) events that feature fights across North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

UFC is the largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promoter and hosts top-ranked fighters, producing global events in front of packed arenas. The UFC has eight weight-divisions for men, one weight-division for women, and enforces the Unified Rules of Mixed Martial Arts.

The Roar regularly publishes UFC opinion, interviews and reports, looking chiefly at Australian and New Zealand based fighters, as well as the huge match-ups and grudges.

UFC Articles

Cro Cop and Rampage Jackson return as UFC bring on questionable nostalgia

Cro Cop and Rampage Jackson return as UFC bring on questionable nostalgia

by , 28 Jan 2015

Don’t worry, your RSS reader isn’t feeding you stories from 2007. Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson and Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipović have indeed re-signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. With both men and clearly well into the twilight of their careers and at various times, flirting with retirement, the obvious question is why? Money, legacy, the undying […]

Anthony Johnson stuns Sweden at UFC Stockholm

Anthony Johnson stuns Sweden at UFC Stockholm

by , 26 Jan 2015

Ever wondered how you silence 26,000 screaming Swedes? Just knockout their beloved hometown hero. Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson (19-4) just showed the world why he is the scariest striker in the UFC today, finishing Swedish superstar Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson (16-3) with strikes in the first round. Gustafsson was involved in perhaps the greatest championship fight […]

[VIDEO] Alexander Gustafsson vs Anthony Johnson highlights: UFC Fight Night blog, round-by-round updates

[VIDEO] Alexander Gustafsson vs Anthony Johnson highlights: UFC Fight Night blog, round-by-round updates

by , 25 Jan 2015 Popular article!

The UFC makes its way to Stockholm, Sweden for this number one contenders bout, with home-town hero #1 Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson taking on #3 Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson. Join us on The Roar from 8am (AEDT) for live commentary and results. When Alexander Gustafsson (16-2) took on UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon ‘Bones’ Jones (20-1) […]

Conor McGregor goes face-to-face with UFC Champion Jose Aldo

Conor McGregor goes face-to-face with UFC Champion Jose Aldo

by , 19 Jan 2015

Perhaps the fastest man ever to rise to superstar status in the UFC, ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor (17-2) proved once again he wasn’t just all talk when he ripped through Dennis Siver (22-10, 1NC) in just over two rounds. The Irishman physically dissected Siver for a full round, before putting on the finishing touches early […]

[VIDEO] Conor McGregor vs Dennis Siver highlights: UFC Fight Night blog, round-by-round updates

[VIDEO] Conor McGregor vs Dennis Siver highlights: UFC Fight Night blog, round-by-round updates

by , 19 Jan 2015 Popular article!

FIGHT RESULTS: Featherweight – Conor McGregor def. Dennis Siver via TKO (punches) 1:54 R2 Lightweight – Donald Cerrone def. Benson Henderson via Unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Middleweight – Uriah Hall def. Ron Stallings via TKO (doctor stoppage) 3:37 R1 Lightweight – Gleison Tibau def. Norman Parke via Split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Welterweight – […]

UFC champion Jon Jones enters drug rehabilitation facility

UFC champion Jon Jones enters drug rehabilitation facility

by , 7 Jan 2015

UFC Light Heavyweight champion and pound-for-pound kingpin Jon ‘Bones’ Jones (21-1) has announced he has entered a drug treatment facility after a random drug test from the Nevada State Athletic Commission detected benzoylecgonine in his system. Benzoylecgonine is the main metabolite of the drug cocaine. With results being published just days after successfully defending his […]

UFC 182: Jones vs Cormier live blog, round-by-round main event, main card and prelim updates,

UFC 182: Jones vs Cormier live blog, round-by-round main event, main card and prelim updates,

by , 4 Jan 2015 Popular article!

UFC 182: Jones vs Cormier will see two of the biggest rivals in mixed martial arts go toe-to-toe in one of the most anticipated fights in the history of the sport. Join us on The Roar from 11:00am AEDT for live updates and commentary of UFC 182. Jon ‘Bones’ Jones (20-1) will put his UFC […]

UFC 182: Jones vs Cormier preview

UFC 182: Jones vs Cormier preview

by , 4 Jan 2015

So, now the festive period is finally behind us we can concentrate on more important battles, the upcoming tussle between Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones and arch rival Daniel Cormier. In an event which promises to be the biggest card of the last 12 months, and possibly the biggest since the Anderson Silva versus Chael […]

UFC 182 : The fox vs the hedgehog

by , 3 Jan 2015

Imagine a tussle between a fox and a hedgehog. The fox is faster, smarter, more creative, with a wider variety of tools at his disposal. The hedgehog does one thing so well that the fox can never beat it. On Sunday fight fans are treated to one of the rare occurrences in combat sports in […]

UFC international expansion: Good or bad?

by , 29 Dec 2014

The UFC’s announcement of its 2015 schedule, containing a whopping 45 events, was a statement of intent in their quest for international expansion. What makes this all the more remarkable, however, is the fact that 23 of the dates will be held outside the USA in countries such as Sweden, Russia, Scotland and Australia. All […]


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