Ed Soares, the manager of Anderson Silva talks about how the Silva camp views a UFC return fight against Nick Diaz. more
TJ Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao 2 is likely to happen at UFC 177 and it will be in the champion's hometown.
Raphael Assuncao is the last man to beat the current bantamweight champion in T.J. Dillashaw and he has been angling for a title shot for some time now, but it looks like the UFC will opt for a different rematch. According to a report from Ariel Helwani at UFC Tonight, Renan Barao is likely to have an immediate rematch with the champion on August 30.
In one of the biggest upsets in recent his more
It looks like "Money's" much-desired rematch against the featherweight champion is still on track... just at a later date. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo was forced to withdraw from his upcoming rematch against Chad Mendes, which was supposed to go down at UFC 176 on Aug., 2, 2014 in Los Angeles, Calif., after suffering a neck injury in training.
Read the initial report here.
But not all hope is lost for Mendes and fight fans alike, as UFC President Dana Whi more
Gegard Mousasi was not pleased to find out about the UFC 176 cancellation through social media.
Last night the UFC broke the news that UFC 176 was scrubbed from the calendar after failing to find a main event to replace Jose Aldo/Chad Mendes 2. Gegard Mousasi was scheduled to be the co-main event opposite fellow middleweight contender Ronaldo Souza, but that fight along with the rest of the card will be rescheduled across several different UFC shows.
All of this was brand new to Mousasi, who pos more
Charles Oliveira asked for a rematch with Nik Lentz, and he’s going to get it.
The Brazilian grappler, who earned Performance of the Night bonuses in his last UFC wins over Andy Ogle and Hatsu Hioki, battles Lentz one more time at the UFC Fight Night 50 card in Connecticut on Sept. 5.
"I’m ready to fight anyone UFC says, but I can’t hide I have some unfinished business with Nik Lentz," Oliveira said after his win over Hioki in June. "If I could choose, he’s the one I would like to fight next. He more
It’s been six weeks since T.J. Dillashaw pulled one of the great upsets in the UFC’s nascent history by defeating Renan Barao at UFC 173. Dillashaw was the kind of underdog that carried an ominous "puncher’s chance" heading in. Not many even gave him that. He was a piece of patchwork matchmaking to help salvage a pay-per-view.Yet what he did to Barao that night on May 24 was something like the exact opposite of what those projections were. He hurt Barao early, then proceeded to outclass him the more
Nick Newell went into his July 5 fight with Justin Gaethje as the top contender to the World Series of Fighting lightweight title and the owner of an unblemished record. more
When Charles “Do Bronx” Oliveira threw a fight-changing illegal knee to a downed Nik Lentz during their lightweight fight at UFC on Versus 4 back in June of 2011, the crowd at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh came unglued, and not in a good way. Referee Chip Snider may have been indifferent to the foul, but the viewing audience knew right away what had occurred.
Oliveira’s win was changed to a “no-contest” by the Pennsylvania Athletic Commission, and both men have since moved down to 145 p more
This is starting to get ugly. Well, uglier.
Mike Kogan was not impressed by the comments from Dana White.
Nate Diaz's manager came to the defense of his client (via Twitter) after the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president declared that Nate was not a "needle mover" like his older brother, Nick Diaz.
Kogan begs to differ, and he offered up a few cold, hard facts to the leader of the world's largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion to prove his theory wrong. 4.4 mil 3rd highest, 2.4mil more