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The Fighter

Few have what it takes to make it to the Octagon. These athletes are not born - they're built.

A Unique Mix of
Skills & Techniques

It's not enough to be able to throw a punch. A UFC fighter needs to be ready for anything his opponent brings to the Octagon and trained in a variety of skills and techniques. Learn more about strikes, clinching, take downs, ground, and submission holds.

Josh Koscheck began as a highly decorated NCAA Division I wrestling champion and entered the UFC through the first season of the Ultimate Fighter reality show. Learn about Josh's journey from wrestler to a UFC welterweight championship contender.

What it Takes
to be a UFC Fighter

Not all fighters are created equal.

UFC requires discipline, endurance, intense training, and exceptional nutrition. Learn about what it really takes to make the cut and step into The Octagon™.

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