Former KSW light heavyweight Jan Blachowicz will make his UFC debut against Ilir Latifi when the promotion returns to Sweden on Oct. 4. more
Demian Maia will return to the Octagon next month.
Maia will square off against Mike Pyle in a welterweight contest at UFC Fight Night 49 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on Aug. 23, according to UFC officials Tuesday night.
The Brazilian jiu-jitsu specialist has won three of his past five fights, including a unanimous decision win over Alexander Yakovlev at TUF: Brazil 3 on May 31.
Pyle has won four of his past five fights, including a third-round TKO of T.J. Waldburger at UFC 170 on Feb. 22.
Sara McMann (7-1) will return to the cage for the first time since losing to Ronda Rousey at UFC 170, and she will do so against Lauren Murphy (8-0).
McMann, ranked as the No. 4 contender in the UFC, suffered her first loss in the February bout against Rousey. The former Olympic silver medalist was thought to be Rousey's toughest test, but it was a knee to the body that spelled her doom.
Murphy, ranked as the No. 8 best bantamweight, will make her promotional debut at Ultimate Fight Night 47. Th more
ATLANTIC CITY – Onetime Invicta FC title challenger Leslie Smith picked up her first UFC win by crowding the long and lanky Jessamyn Duke.Filed under: News, UFC more
Irish sensation Conor McGregor finally returns to the cage today (Sat., July 19, 2014) against Diego Brandao in the UFC Fight Night 46 headliner from his hometown of Dublin, Ireland. After running his mouth at the speed of light, how can "Notorious" prove his hype is justified? Read our fight preview to find out!
Today (Sat., July 19, 2014) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweights Conor McGregor and Diego Brandao will square off in the bad-blood fueled main event of UFC Fight Night 46 more
They call them the Fighting Irish for a reason.
Boston-born Dubliner Cathal Penrded first electrified the sellout crowd at the O2 Arena on Saturday with his Octagon walkout. Then the middleweight brought them to his feet again during the fight, as he shook off a 10-8 first round and submitted Mike King at 3:33 of the second at UFC Fight Night 46.
"This is all about believing in yourself and working hard," said Pendred. "This is where it pays off." More Coverage: UFC Fight Night 46 Results | UFC more
DUBLIN – Cathal Pendred had to survive an absolutely atrocious first round against Mike King, but the payoff was huge in the second.Filed under: News, UFC more
Prior to Saturday, the Ultimate Fighting Championship hadn't run an event in Ireland for more than five years. In the case of Irish fight fans, absence certainly did make the heart grow fonder. more
Who says UFC light heavyweight Daniel Cormier doesn’t love his fans? One of them, Russ Roman, a 29-year-old delivery driver for Domino’s, is learning firsthand. Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos more