It could be ... but maybe not. Now that Chris Weidman has disposed of his latest challenger, winning a unanimous decision over Lyoto Machida (watch the highlights here) in the main event of UFC 175 last night (July 5, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada, it's time to look ahead to his next middleweight title defense.
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Urijah Faber still has his eyes set on a fight against Norifumi Yamamoto. Interestingly enough, Dana White revealed during a recent UFC Fight Night 52 press conference that he would love to book it if "The California Kid" escaped UFC 175 unscathed; which he did. After T.J. Dillashaw dethroned Renan Barao as ruler of the bantamweight division at UFC 173, it didn't take long for fans to start foaming at the mouth for a potential teammate vs. teammate match up pitting T.J. against Urijah Faber.
This week, former UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to discuss the increasingly acrimonious war of words between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes.Filed under: News, UFC more
UFC/WEC veteran Dan Downes talks strategy and predictions for UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Miller, taking place Wednesday, July 16. more
UFC/WEC veteran Dan Downes talks strategy and predictions for UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Brandao, taking place Saturday, July 19. more
We’re flipping the script in this week’s Trading Shots, as former WEC/UFC fighter Danny Downes seizes his opportunity to lead the discussion centering on this week’s dueling UFC events, and what we can learn from them.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more
What could be next for Donald Cerrone, Edson Barboza, Rick Story, Conor McGregor, Gunnar Nelson, and Ian McCall after their main card victories this past week at UFC Fight Night 45 (Wed., July 16, 2014) and Fight Night 46 (Sat., July 19, 2014)? We try to match them up accordingly below.
July has been hot fire when it comes to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
We've gotten some weak cards as of late, but these past two events have been stellar. UFC Fight Night 45: "Cerrone vs. Miller" took pl more
In this week’s Trading Shots, former UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to discuss we of little faith in the MMA community, and why we so often bury fighters long before their careers are dead.Filed under: News, UFC more
The UFC’s Fourth of July weekend fight card is always one of the biggest shows of the year, and this year, things are no different. Check out 75 pre-fight facts about Saturday’s UFC 175 pay-per-view event.Filed under: News, UFC more