A lightweight bout between Justin Edwards and Yancy Medeiros is the latest addition to next month’s quickly filling UFC 177 lineup.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
A new addition to the UFC's welterweight ranks.
Fortunately for me, the UFC hasn't taken it upon themselves to sign every available prospect on the market this week, leaving a little more time to focus on just who they have picked up. Namely, former RFA welterweight Alan Jouban, who was made an official part of the roster on Tuesday, July 8th with the announced fight between him and Seth Baczynski at UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. St. Preux on August 16th in Bangor, Maine.
Who is Alan Jouban?
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A heavyweight matchup between Alistair Overeem and Ben Rothwell is the latest addition to September’s UFC Fight Night 50 event.Filed under: News, UFC more
Looks like the UFC may have a new title challenger in the making with the signing of hot prospect and former boxing champion Holly Holm.
I said recently that the UFC could not be satisfied with their current efforts to find top talent in the bantamweight division. They needed to reach out and sign any and every name available. Picking up solid vets as cheaply as possible, or young talent coming up through the ranks wasn't going to help them promote one of the most marketable stars in the sport r more
Expect to see Gina Carano added to the UFC's roster by the end of next week. According to ESPN's Brett Okamoto, UFC President Dana White and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta will meet with Carano next week in Los Angeles, and a deal is expected to be made on the spot. Add this to the UFC's recent signing of undefeated striking phenom Holly Holm, and it's clear that the organization is committed to shining a spotlight on women's MMA moving forward.
"One down, one to go," White told ESPN. "I'm going to meet w more
The UFC announced today that the rematch between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and No. 1 contender Alexander Gustafsson will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. more
The UFC has made an interesting addition to their flyweight division, signing Olympic gold medal-winning wrestler Henry Cejudo. He is booked to face longtime UFC and WEC bantamweight contender (and current flyweight) Scott Jorgensen at UFC 177. The news was first announced on UFC.com and was celebrated by both fighters on Twitter: The quest for another gold begins now... #UFC
— Henry Cejudo (@HenryCejudo) July 26, 2014 Love fighting in sac town!
— Scott jorgensen (@Scottjorgensen) July 26, 2014 more
An intriguing light heavyweight fight could be headed to the Octagon in Fall 2014, as Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis have reportedly verbally committed to go toe-to-toe. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is looking to shake up the Light Heavyweight landscape with a potential 205-pound showdown later this fall season, pitting former division No. 1-ranked contender Glover Teixeira against wrestling powerhouse Phil Davis.
That's according to a report from Combate.com (via Lowkick MMA), which rev more
Pat Miletich is the latest inductee to the UFC Hall of Fame.
UFC president Dana White confirmed the news, which has been rumored for the past several days, to MMAFighting.com on Tuesday.
The 48-year old Miletich had an almost incalculable influence on the sport of mixed martial arts, first as one of the sport's great fighters and then as the head of one of the first true elite MMA gyms.
The pride of Bettendorf, Iowa was the first holder of what is now known as the UFC welterweight title, current more