MMA vet and recent Bellator MMA “Fight Master” reality-show winner Joe Riggs is reportedly heading back to the UFC.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
Joe Riggs is back.
Eight years after being released from the UFC, the longtime MMA veteran has re-signed with the promotion and will replace injured Mike Rhodes against Paulo Thiago at the UFC Fight Night 51 card in Brasilia, Brazil, on Sept. 13. Sources confirmed the change to MMAFighting.com following a report from Combate.
Riggs (40-14, 1 no-contest) returns to the Octagon riding a six-fight win streak, capped off by a decision victory over Mike Bronzoulis at Bellator 106. The other five wins more
Joe Riggs and Andrei Arlovski are sharing a UFC card for the first time since UFC 55 back in 2005.
That's when "The Pitbull" slept Paul Buentello, on the same night "Diesel" stopped Chris Lytle on a cut. Now they're both back inside the Octagon for the UFC Fight Night 51 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place on Sept. 13, 2014 inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia.
While Arlovski battles "Bigfoot" Silva in the main event, Riggs will take on Paulo Th more
Winning Bellator MMA’s ill-fated “Fight Master” show didn’t earn Joe Riggs another bout in the promotion, but perhaps it played a role in the Arizona native signing with the UFC. more
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UFC 31 feels like a lifetime ago. I was getting ready to graduate from high school and still finding ways to feed my MMA habit when B.J. Penn exploded onto the scene with a destruction of Joey Gilbert. His explosive striking mixed with his Brazilian jiu-jitsu bona fides made him seem like one of the most special individuals to ever step into the cage.
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Hey look, some news about UFC drug testing ... that isn't bad.
UFC Fight Night 43 drug test results are in from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), which today (July 9, 2014) confirmed that select mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters tested for illegal/banned substances following the "Te Huna vs. Marquardt" fight card last month in New Zealand have all passed with flying colors.
Results from those battery of tests, which include performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) such as steroids and drugs of abu more
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After some shaky moments, Joe Proctor eventually found his footing and earned a second-round TKO victory over Justin Salas.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos more
Watch highlights from the Justin Salas vs. Joe Proctor fight at UFC Fight Night 45 in Atlantic City, which took place on Wednesday, July 16, at Revel Resorts. more