Amy Shaw was set to leave subtropical New Zealand for snowy Buffalo for a chance to run with the Bulls after just two calls with the head coach.
For the senior studio art major, this was the first step of many to leaving her legacy on UB’s track.read more >>
Joe Licata spent four years as a face of UB football – he is the program’s all-time leader in passing yards and touchdowns. Licata has now decided to use his experience to develop the next generation of Western New York football players by creating “Joe Licata Football.”read more >>
Saturday night, the UFC made its return to Buffalo for the first time since 1995.
UFC 210 took place at the KeyBank Center in downtown Buffalo. The event drew a crowd of 17,110 and a gate of $2 million, the largest in the history of the KeyBank Center, according to UFC president Dana White.read more >>
Before Desmond “The Predator” Green threw a punch at UFC 210, the crowd already loved him.
When Green scored a takedown, the crowd burst into cheers. And when Green got his hand raised at the end of the fight, the crowd erupted.read more >>
For many MMA fans, Jon “Bones” Jones is still the center of attention.
UFC 210 will be main evented by Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson’s fight for the light heavyweight title, but that title was Jones’ one year ago, and he was never beaten for it.read more >>
When the No. 5 ranked middleweight Gegard Mousasi (41-6-2) arrived at the UFC 210 open workouts, he was greeted to a not so familiar sound: the cheers of UFC fans.
Mousasi is usually met with a lukewarm reception, but coming off a fantastic year, things have changed.read more >>
After the long layoff and battle to legalize the sport in New York State, the UFC is set to make its return this Saturday, April 8 at the Keybank Center with two huge fights headlining the card. The Spectrum sat down for exclusive interviews with the fighters at Media Day Wednesday at the KeyBank Center.read more >>
Four UB Athletics teams walked into a meeting Monday morning silent and confused.read more >>
UB Athletics has announced through a press release that they will be cutting four sports programs beginning in the fall of 2017. Men’s soccer, baseball, men’s swimming and diving and women’s rowing will all be cut after the spring semester.read more >>
Last season, the Buffalo Bulls entered the season without a bona fide No. 1 receiver, hoping that someone would step up and fill the void but no one did. This season, the Bulls know they need all of their receivers to step up.read more >>
Kirsch, a senior hockey player and biomedical science major has type-1 diabetes. However, Kirsch does not let this disease stop him from doing what he loves, which is to play hockey.read more >>
Baseball (8-16, 1-2 Mid-American Conference)
The Bulls played the Kent State Golden Flashes (17-8, 5-1 MAC) in a three-game road series, going 1-2 over the weekend.
The first game was on Saturday, where the Bulls lost 9-1.read more >>
The Oakland Raiders aren’t the only team who made the move to Las Vegas in 2017.
The men’s club rugby team took their annual trip to Las Vegas to play in the Las Vegas 7’s Invitational a few weeks ago in what club president Jake Oppenheim called, “one of the greatest experiences of [his] life.”read more >>
McMurtree has recently taken over as head coach of UB’s boxing club. She is a product of the club and was trained by the original founder, Dean Eoannou. She became the club’s first National Golden Glove champion under the direction of Eoannou.read more >>
Eight years ago, an unknown linebacker from Florida who played only one year of high school football received just one offer to play Division-I FBS from UB.
That player, Khalil Mack, took to the game quickly.
He went on to become an All-American, the NCAA’s all-time leader in forced fumbles, and most recently, the NFL’s defensive player of the year.
This fall, there will be another Mack in UB’s linebacking corps.read more >>
Billian is determined to maximize his own potential in just one sport: track and field. The Olympics are nothing more than a dream for most people. But for Billian, the Olympics are an obtainable goal.read more >>
This weekend Bryan Lantry will compete again in NCAA Championships in St. Louis, Missouri. He is the No. 11 seeded wrestler in the 133-pound weight class and has his sights set on becoming an All-American by finishing in the top eight.read more >>