Mike Rhodes is injured, and according to a report, the UFC has brought back long time MMA vet Joe Riggs to step in.
In a signing that seems to be right out of left field, Globo reports that long time MMA vet Joe Riggs is returning to the UFC. According to the Brazilian site, Mike Rhodes has suffered an injury and 'Diesel' has been tapped to make a return as he steps in to face Paulo Thiago at UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski 2 this September.
Riggs has last fought at Bellator 106, taking more
Two featherweights fresh off victories will meet at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, on Sept. 20, when Maximo Blanco faces Daniel Hooker at UFC Fight Night “Hunt vs. Nelson.” more
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Efrain Escudero will make his return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon on Sept. 13, 2014 when he faces Fransisco Trinaldo at UFC Fight Night 51, which goes down in Brasilia, Brazil.
The news (via MMA Fighting) comes just one day after "Hecho En Mexico" inked a deal to compete for Titan FC.
But according to newly-appointed Titan FC COO Lex McMahon -- who also serves as agent to many top UFC stars including Rory MacDonald and Liz Carmouche -- more
With Chris Cariaso having emerged from the woodwork to challenge Demetrious Johnson for a title shot at UFC 177, Saturday’s flyweight fight between Ian McCall and Brad Pickett could produce a Contender 1B. Whoever wins in Dublin on Saturday should/could/maybe be in the wings for the winner of that Aug. 30 fight.The flyweight division is just sort of that wide open.And really, other than John Dodson who’s on the shelf until 2015 while he recovers from ACL surgery, McCall carries a certain allure more
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Henry Cejudo is officially part of the Ultimate Fighting Championship roster. more
Asian champs and top bantamweight prospects Michinori Tanaka and Kyung Ho Kang are set to face off at UFC: Japan
It's PXC Champion vs. Road FC Champion at UFC: Japan. In a bout that could very well have been a headlining super fight in Asia had they continued crushing the competition outside of the UFC, MMA-in-Asia reports that two of the region's standouts in Michinori Tanaka and Kyung Ho Kang are set to go at it this September.
Although it's a bit surprising they would match them up and elimin more
Former world title challenger Sara McMann returns to the Octagon on August 16 to face unbeaten newcomer Lauren Murphy in a bantamweight bout at UFC Fight Night in Bangor, Maine. more
Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is set to make his long-awaited return at UFC 178 against Takeya Mizugaki, UFC officials confirmed on Tuesday evening. more