Around the Octagon: Stars at UFC 152

No country loves its fights more than Canada, and fighters are the biggest fight fans of all. Here are the MMA bold names who came to Toronto for the UFC 152 action.
Heavyweights Cain Velasquez and Brendan Schaub flanking UFC On FOX 5 welterweight Rory MacDonald, who rocked Clark Kent glasses all week (left)

Arm collector Ronda Rousey admiring Vinny Magalhaes' submission win and being psyched to meet UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie

Jake Shields giving his breakdown for the UFC cameras

Strikeforce beltholders Luke Rockhold (right) and Daniel Cormier sitting front row for the first-ever UFC flyweight title fight

Sam Stout
and Mark Hominick enjoying fights in their home city, taking lots of pictures with loyal fans

Kyle Noke watching from the crowd after his first-fight, first-round win, wearing burgundy skinny jeans and praising Joseph Benavidez' style

Jon Tuck having a blast watching the fights and looking forward to his UFC debut in Macao

The corners and locker rooms of Air Canada Centre were full of UFC and TUF stars past and present: Rashad Evans with Vitor Belfort, TJ Dillashaw and Justin Buchholz with Joseph Benavidez (left), Tiki Ghosn with Michael Bisping, Kris McCray with Jimy Hettes, and Antonio Carvalho with Mitch Gagnon.


Presented by Modelo Especial, the official beer of UFC, former strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk discusses her fighting spirit ahead of her highly anticipated rematch with Rose Namajunas at UFC 223 on April 7.
Doing part of his fight camp for UFC 223 next April 7 at the UFC Performance Institute, Michael Chiesa adds power and explosiveness to his game.
At age 20, Cody’s brother introduced him to five-year old Maddux, who was deathly ill with leukemia. As the two became friends, they made a promise to each other: Maddux would beat cancer, and Cody would become world champion.
Khabib Nurmagomedov showed the lightweight division what he was capable of when he knocked out Thiago Taveres in Brazil back in 2013 to improve to 19-0. Next he faces Tony Ferguson for the lightweight belt at UFC 223 live on Pay-Per-View.