Third time's the charm for Thiago Tavares?
The Brazilian veteran, who was forced to cancel his featherweight debut twice due to injuries, will attempt his first cut to 145 pounds on August 16, when he takes on Robbie Peralta at UFC Fight Night 47 in Bangor, Maine. UFC announced the match-up on Twitter.
Tavares (18-5-1) decided to drop down to 145 pounds following a quick submission victory over Justin Salas in November, in Brazil, but couldn’t compete against Zubaira Tukhugov and Tom Niinimaki i more
The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Aug. 23 visit to Oklahoma continues to fill out, as Aaron Phillips will take on Matt Hobar in a bantamweight bout. more
Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is set to make his long-awaited return at UFC 178 against Takeya Mizugaki, UFC officials confirmed on Tuesday evening. more
Number one women's bantamweight contender Cat Zingano will make her long-awaited return to the Octagon on Saturday, September 27, as she faces Brazil's Amanda Nunes in a UFC 178 bout... more
Lightweight bouts between Bobby Green and Abel Trujillo, as well asMichael Johnson and Josh Thomson are no more. more
Brad Tavares believes Tim Boetsch will be gunning for a conservative victory, not an exciting fight, when the pair meet at UFC Fight Night 47 later this summer.Filed under: News, UFC more
With Bobby Green pulled in favor of a UFC on FOX 12 appearance, Ross Pearson has agreed to step in and face Abel Trujillo at UFC Fight Night 47.Filed under: News, UFC more
Abel Trujillo will now fight Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night “Bader vs. St. Preux.” more
In the wake of an injury to the UFC flyweight division’s contender apparent, champ Demetrious Johnson is moving on against a new opponent.Filed under: News more