Monthly Archives: October 2017

Meet the 11-year-old cancer survivor who inspired a UFC star

The brawler who’s predicted to be UFC’s next big star is a teddy bear at heart. When fighter Cody Garbrandt enters the Octagon at Madison Square Garden Saturday to defend his bantamweight championship belt against archrival TJ Dillashaw, he’ll have his muse by his side: Maddux Maple, an 11-year-old cancer survivor. As he has before, […]

Morning Report: Cody Garbrandt’s coach: We’d love to fight Demetrious Johnson at flyweight after beating Dillashaw

Not only are multiple belts on the line at UFC 217 but now it seems that stability for multiple divisions could be at stake as well. On Wednesday, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping teased the possibility of moving up to light heavyweight to challenge Daniel Cormier should he beat Georges St-Pierre at UFC 217, and […]

Cody Garbrandt, T.J. Dillashaw Agree They Are ‘The Real Main Event’ at UFC 217

UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and top contender T.J. Dillashaw don’t agree on much but they are least on the same page with one topic of discussion. While the title fight between Garbrandt and Dillashaw is being billed as the co-main event for UFC 217, the former teammates turned rivals know they deserve the headline […]