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Tyron Woodley is getting right back to work.
Less than two weeks after his loss to Rory MacDonald at UFC 174, Woodley has agreed to replace Hector Lombard against Dong Hyun Kim on Aug. 23 in Macau, China, UFC president Dana White announced on Tuesday.
Lombard was forced to withdraw from the fight due to a "pretty big-sized" cervical herniated disc pinching one of his nerves. He has been told by his doctor that he'll be out of action for at least three months, however, it is unclear at this time more
Bellator MMA significantly trimmed its roster recently, releasing 19 fighters from their contracts. more
One of mixed martial arts’ most highly-regarded prospects will return to the Octagon next month. more
Lightweight bouts between Bobby Green and Abel Trujillo, as well asMichael Johnson and Josh Thomson are no more. more
Lightweight contender Michael Johnson has been forced out of his UFC on FOX 12 bout against Josh Thomson due to injury, with Bobby "King" Green stepping in to face "The Punk" on July 26. more
UFC lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis has been announced as newest member of Team Wheaties.
The UFC has been making a concentrated effort to become as mainstream as possible. We're seeing a much more saturated market, strides toward global expansion, and big name corporate sponsorship. It wasn't too long ago that the acquisition of Bud Light and Harley Davidson sponsorships by the organization as a whole was big news.
Recently though, we've seen athletes like Jon Jones, Anderson Silva and Jun more
Wheaties announced on Tuesday that Pettis is the latest athlete to be named to "Team Wheaties," the exclusive set of athletes associated with the popular breakfast cereal. more
Sorry Silva, but you're not going to be making any money or gain any further notoriety at the expense of "The Warmaster." Josh Barnett may not know when his busy schedule will allow him to step foot back inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon, but one thing is certain, it won't be against Antonio Silva.
"Bigfoot" recently expressed his desire to settle his beef with "The Warmaster" once the Brazilian finishes serving his nine-month suspension for elevated testosterone levels.