Cub Swanson recently told MMAjunkie he doesn’t necessarily want to wait for a title shot if it means another extended layoff. If true, at least one fellow contender is interested in a matchup.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
Aaron Phillips is dropping from featherweight to bantamweight for a UFC Fight Night 49 matchup with Matt Hobar.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
The UFC always ups its game for Independence Day weekend. This year is no exception.
Despite what seems these days to be the inevitable angel's share—injuries, drug test failures and the dilution of talent because of a new abundance of events—exacting its cut off the top, UFC 175 still looks and feels like a glamorous card.
The whole thing goes down Saturday from that little MMA oasis in the desert, Las Vegas. Anchoring the event are two title fights: Chris Weidman defends his middleweight strap more
Extra tickets to UFC® Fight Night Dublin: McGregor vs Brandao go on sale at 10:00 a.m. BST on Tuesday 1st July 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.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship has added a pair of bouts to its Aug. 23 event in Tulsa, Okla., as Demian Maia will face Mike Pyle in a welterweight clash, while Francis Carmont will square off with Thales Leites at 185 pounds. more
An intriguing lightweight matchup has been added to the UFC’s return to Japan, as Takanori Gomi meets Myles Jury.Filed under: News, UFC more
Stefan Struve has suffered a “near-fainting spell” backstage prior to his fight against Matt Mitrione at UFC 175 in Las Vegas. more
Seth Baczynski will welcome Octagon newcomer Alan Jouban to the Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight division next month. more