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The UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) is the world’s largest MMA promotion and LowKickMMA provides daily UFC news and exclusives.  Beginning in 1993 the UFC introduced organized and sanctioned MMA to the United States. The promotion set out with the goal of finding the ultimate fighting champion pitting all disciplines of martial arts against each other in a tournament-style with a champion crowned on the night.

Since then the UFC and its ruleset have evolved to what you see today. A rankings system where fighters compete climbing the rankings to attain a championship belt. With health and safety for their athletes being a number one priority, The UFC in 2015 partnered with the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) to independently monitor testing of its athletes.

Producing the largest stars in the MMA space such as Conor McGregor, Ronda Rousey, Nate Diaz and Jon Jones, The UFC continues to cement itself as the premier organization in the sport and as the largest Pay-Per-View event provider in the world.

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UFC 148: Fighter Bonuses and Attendance, biggest Gate in US history

The attendance and post-fight bonuses have been announced for tonight's UFC 148 from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Bonuses of $75,000 each, were awarded for Submission of the Night, Fight of the Night went to Tito Ortiz and Forrest Griffin and the Knockout of the Night was awarded to Anderson Silva for his TKO victory over Chael Sonnen. The total bonus payout for this event came to $225,000. These numbers do not represent any pay-per-view bonuses or victory bonuses.UFC President Dana White gave the

UFC 148 Results Recap: Anderson Silva defends title, Ortiz retires with a loss

The monumental rematch between Middleweight champion Anderson Silva and arch-nemesis Chael Sonnen began as we may have expected, with Sonnen looking for the double leg early and securing it. He spent the rest of the round in top position, scoring some strikes on Silva and looking for a few submissions to no avail. As the second round started, Sonnen pushed Silva up against the cage. He appeared to have gone for a spinning backfist, as he was previously seen training. This one was wild and found no home, as

Cung Le in pre fight interview talks movies, his last bout and his next...

MMA H.E.A.T.'s Karyn Bryant talked with Middleweight Cung Le at the UFC 148 open workouts and the MMA fighter turned actor discussed his upcoming fight, his last fight and his film career.In his last fight in November 2011 against Wanderlai Silva, Le dropped Silva in the first round. During the second round, Silva broke Le's nose and Le was rushed to the hospital. When Bryant asked how he felt, Le responded: "I feel better for this one. At the last one, coming off from doing 3 movies in 4 months back to

Tito Ortiz appears focused in final UFC open workout

This video showcases the once dominant UFC Light Heavyweight champ Tito Ortiz in his final pre-fight open workout. Set to face felow former champion Forrest Griffin in a trilogy-ending grudge match at UFC 148, Ortiz shows some very crisp striking in the workout. He appears focused and ready for the fight, looking to of course go out on a high note. The Huntington Beach Bad Boy has nothing left to prove, and he is already in the UFC Hall of Fame, but it is guaranteed that he wants nothing more than to

Anderson Silva UFC 148 open workout featuring Steven Seagal, and soccer legend Ronaldo

In this video courtesy of MMAHeat.com, UFC Middleweight champion Anderson Silva boxes with Brazilian soccer star Ronaldo de Lima and trains with several members of his team. The champ appears in a very lighthearted mood, a large contrast from the angry and vengeful Silva that we have seen as of late. His famed trainer Steven Seagal makes an appearance and shows some of his standup skills. Silva poses for some group photos and remains in what appears to be a very relaxed state. Which Anderson Silva will

Meeting Tito Ortiz – an experience by a soldier wounded in Iraq

How I Met Tito Ortiz June 3, 2007 I remember it like it was yesterday. I was a gunner during a convoy mission escorting 45 big rigs filled with diesel fuel to Camp Cedar.

Sonnen: I am the most dominant fighter in the history of this sport

MMA H.E.A.T.'s Karyn Bryant interviewed an unusually reserved Chael Sonnen at the UFC 148 open workouts in Las Vegas. In what has been billed as the fight (or at least the rematch) of the year against Anderson Silva, Sonnen, surprisingly claims that he still has to lose 20 pounds before tomorrow's weigh-ins: "I am 20lbs over and have 24 hours to go, I'm going to go through a lot of discomfort, but I'll make the weight." When asked about Anderson Silva's comments about Sonnen recently, in response

Tito Ortiz and Forrest Griffin face off prior to UFC 148

In a short video courtesy of MMAWeekly.com, Light Heavyweights Tito Ortiz get involved in an intense staredown at today's UFC 148 press conference. With the stakes high as Tito Ortiz looks to end his career on a high note. Both are former UFC champions at 205 lbs. With a spot in the UFC Hall of Fame locked up, Tito Ortiz summed up his final bout: "When I almost won the middleweight title against Frank Shamrock, I threw everything out. I ain't worried about the Hall of Fame. That's a gimme, that's a

UFC 148 Video: The American Gangster

In some incredibly hilarious pre-fight hype. Middlweight title contender Chael Sonnen sounds off on the why he was not afraid to go to Brazil as public enemy number one. That reason is his "rough" upbringing on the streets of West Linn, Oregon, where he was subject to such atrocites as littering and jaywalking. He even had to endure more than one year where his father barlely made $100,000, and was permanently scarred by his twin neighbors having to share a Mercedes. Describing the environment as "chaos"

Edson Barboza moves into the Final Eight for ESPN’s 2012 ESPY Awards

Edson Barboza (10-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) is one of eight finalists in the 2012 ESPY Awards. An ESPY Award (short for Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Award) is an accolade presented by ESPN to recognize outstanding individual and team athletic achievement. Barboza has been nominated for his wheelhouse kick knock out of Terry Etim at UFC 142 in Brazil this past January. To say Barboza is elated would be the understatement of the year. His kick earned him a pair of bonuses for both "Knockout of the Night"