A "super" fight between UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and women's MMA pioneer Gina Carano has felt like an awkward inevitability for a long while now.
"Awkward" because Carano hasn't fought since 2009, when she suffered a brutally lopsided knockout loss to Cris "Cyborg" Justino (at the time, Cris "Cyborg" Santos).
"Inevitable" because the UFC has been so desperate for star power, pay-per-view buys and opponents for Rousey.
Well, according to UFC President Dana White, who spoke t more
World Series of Fighting has announced a bantamweight fight between Bryson Hansen and Matt Sayles as the opening bout of the WSOF 12 main card on Aug. 9 in Las Vegas. more
MMA Fighting has Bellator 122 results for the McDonough vs. Koreshkov fight card July 25 and live Bellator 122 twitter updates.In the main event, Adam McDonough squares off against Andrey Koreshkov in a welterweight tournament final. Also on the main card, Brandon Halsey faces Brett Cooper in a middleweight tournament final in the co-main event.Check out the Bellator 122 results below.
Main card (Spike at 9 p.m. ET)Adam McDonough vs. Andrey KoreshkovBrandon Halsey vs. Brett CoooperEgidijus Valav more
On a weekend defined by back-to-back UFC fight nights, World Series of Fighting 11 quietly makes the bold leap to network TV, debuting this Saturday on NBC.
Headlined by the sure-to-be-exciting lightweight title fight between Justin Gaethje and Nick Newell, the promotion is putting its best foot forward for its biggest card to date. The main event isn't the only fight to look forward to, though, as it is backed up by not one, not two, but three likely top-contender bouts.
Pablo Alfonso and Cody more
Bellator tried to sign Jungle Fight bantamweight champion Jonas Bilharinho, but the undefeated prospect wasn’t interested in the offer.
Sources close to the situation told MMAFighting.com that "Speed", who became the 135-pound champion in March with a split decision victory over previously unbeaten Mario Israel (9-1), decided to decline the offer and wait for an opportunity in the UFC.
"That’s right," Bilharinho confirmed to MMAFighting.com. "I declined (the offer) for two reasons. I have a figh more
Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will get a meaningful fight in his long-awaited return to action.
Cruz, who has been sidelined by injuries for the past two-and-a-half years, will meet veteran Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 178 on Sept. 27 in Las Vegas. ESPN.com reported the bout on Tuesday.
The San Diego-based fighter was world bantamweight champion dating back to winning the WEC title from Brian Bowles on March 6, 2010, in Columbus, Ohio. A successful defense against Scott Jorgensen on t more
In addition, the women's bantamweight bout between Shayna Baszler vs. Bethe Correia remains in "The Golden State," but moves from UFC 176 in "The City of Angels" to UFC 177 in Sacramento.
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is shipping a couple of bouts across the country, as two match ups slated for UFC 176 in Los Angeles, Calif., postponed after losing its headlining title fight, will now find a spot at UFC Fight Night 47 in Bangor, Maine.
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Minus the main event, a brief look at the each bout and analysis of what to expect for a card that looks to deliver the goods despite its lack of big names for UFN: Cerrone vs. Miller in New Jersey. If I'm not doing the Q & A format, I'll often try something else, but today it's as bare bones as it gets. It's a busy week, and I'll be tinkering with the preview format in the future. In the meantime, odds are listed respective to the listed fighter: so Barboza is -240, Story -280, and so forth. Al more
MMA Fighting has UFC Fight Night 45 results for the Cerrone vs. Miller fight card July 16, live blogs of the main card, and live UFC Fight Night 45 twitter updates.In the main event, Donald Cerrone will square off against Jim Miller. Edson Barboza is slated to face Evan Dunham in the co-main event.Check out the UFC Fight Night 45 results below.Main card (FOX Sports 1 at 9 p.m. ET)Donald Cerrone vs. Jim MillerEdson Barboza vs. Evan DunhamRick Story vs. Leonardo MafraJustin Salas vs. Joe ProctorJo more