A welterweight matchup between Yoshihiro Akiyama (13-5 MMA, 1-4 UFC) and Kyle Noke (20-7-1 MMA, 3-3 UFC) is in the works for UFC’s return to Japan. A Sherdog.com report of an Akiyama vs. Noke booking cited a UFC-produced promotional video of the matchup for the card. (...) more
The special Friday night fight card is filling up quickly (see it here).
There's an interesting lightweight battle brewing between Al Iaquinta and Rodrigo Damm for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 50 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place on Sept. 5, 2014, inside Foxwoods Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut.
Newsday announced the pairing on Saturday.
Iaquinta (8-3-1) saw his three fight winning streak go up in smoke when he was choked out by Mitch Clarke at the UFC 173 pay-per- more
The Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes rematch will be re-booked for later this year in Brazil.
Earlier this week, it was announced that the UFC will still head over to Brazil 4 more times before the year ends. During the UFC on FOX presser, Dana White confirmed that one of the headliners on those cards will be the title fight between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes.
The rematch was supposed to happen at UFC 176, until Aldo pulled out on the last minute which led to the event's cancellation. Here's how the sch more
The rematch you've been dying to see is now reality, as Antonio Silva once again tangles with Andrei Arlovski this fall in Brasilia.
Your eyes aren't deceiving you - Andrei Arlovski is a UFC main event fighter in 2014.
To expand further, Arlovski will face Antonio Silva in a five-round fight on September 13th in the Brazilians capital of Brasilia. MMA Fighting confirmed the news first that was first reported by Combate. The main card will air live on Fox Sports 1.
Silva (18-5, 1 NC) is coming of more
With Bobby Green fighting Josh Thomson, Abel Trujillo now meets Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night in Bangor.
When it was announced that Bobby Green would step in on late notice to fight Josh Thomson at UFC on Fox 12, it left Abel Trujillo without an opponent. Today, the UFC confirmed that England's Ross Pearson has replaced Green for the August 16th Fight Night in Bangor, Maine.
Pearson (15-7, 1 NC) last fought on June 7th against Diego Sanchez in New Mexico, where he showcased superior striking, more
Rising welterweights will battle at the UFC 178 card in Las Vegas, as the promotion announced that former UFC title contender Patrick Cote will take on knockout artist Stephen Thompson in the pay-per-view card at Nevada’s pay-per-view card on Sept. 27.
Cote (20-8) enters the fight coming off three consecutive victories over Alessio Sakara, Bobby Voelker and Kyle Noke. The TUF: Nations coach is 3-1 since his return to the Octagon. The Canadian went 4-0 when fighting for other promotions in 2011 a more
It was the "sickest weigh in event in 13 years" and one that still has the mixed martial arts (MMA) community buzzing. Now, you can skip the potatoes and get right to the meat, as UFC Fight Night 46 weigh in video highlights are now online from Dublin, Ireland, in the embedded player above. Be sure to check out the Conor McGregor vs. Diego Brandao staredown pics right here and for UFC Fight Night 46 results and live coverage click here. more
Bloody Elbow presents its fight primer coverage for UFC on Fox 12: Brown vs. Lawler. Here, we look at the co-main event between Anthony Johnson vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.
In the co-main event of this stacked UFC on Fox show in San Jose, CA, Anthony Johnson (17-4 MMA, 8-4 UFC) takes on PRIDE legend Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (21-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC) in a light heavyweight bout. "Rumble" has been on a tear since his initial UFC release, and has seemingly found a home at 205 lbs where he can be a fears more
A look at the August 23rd lineup for UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Le in Macau, which airs exclusively on Fight Pass.
The next UFC event isn't until August 16th in Maine, but on August 23rd there is another dual-event day. Cung Le headlines UFC Fight Night in Macau against Michael Bisping in a five round fight, while Tyron Woodley takes on Dong Hyun Kim in the co-main. Woodley is filling in for the injured Hector Lombard.
It's a good main event/co-main event combo to draw some viewers in to a car more