Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is looking to shake up the light heavyweight rankings with a potential 205-pound showdown later this fall, pitting former division number one contender Glover Teixeira (No. 4) against hot-and-cold wrestling standout Phil Davis (No. 6).
That's according to a report from UFC Tonight; however, nothing is official at this time.
Teixeira (22-3) is fresh off a five-round shellacking at the hands of division kingpin Jon Jones. Prior to his UFC 172 main e more
The UFC is a dangerous place.
It's a proving ground for the toughest, most skilled martial artists on Earth. If you're not one of the 500 baddest dudes (or dudettes) on the globe, you probably have no business being there.
A direct result of that is that there are no nights off. While some leagues or sports may boast that, it is very much a reality in the UFC. When you enter the cage, the individual across from you has all the tools required to break your jaw or separate you from your senses.
The UFC is rapidly expanding and putting on more and more shows, and the increased number of events means an increase in roster size.
This week, the UFC has two events. UFC Fight Night 45 takes place in Atlantic City and is headlined by Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller, while UFC Fight Night 46 takes place in Ireland and is headlined by Conor McGregor vs. Diego Brandao.
There are seven men who are making their official UFC debuts this week. Let's take a look at every new fighter. Note: Returning UF more
The UFC is coming off an immensely successful week, as UFC Fight Night 45 and 46 were able to capture fans' attention and deliver great fights. However, we must now look forward to the upcoming weekend.
UFC on Fox 12 is set to take place Saturday night in San Jose, California. The card is to be headlined by a welterweight showdown between Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown, with the winner earning a title shot at Johny Hendricks.
There are a number of reasons why you shouldn't miss this event. It shou more
They'll do the deed on Sept. 13, 2014 inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia.
Johnny Bedford will get a second chance to finish Rani Yahya -- the legal way -- after their unfortunate "no contest" on the Fight Pass "Prelims" of the UFC Fight Night 39 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place earlier this year inside Du Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.
A "Brutal" headbutt brought an end to their bantamweight bangfest overseas.
Following the bout, Bedford (19-11, 1 NC) apologized for hi more
An intriguing light heavyweight fight could be headed to the Octagon in Fall 2014, as Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis have reportedly verbally committed to go toe-to-toe. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is looking to shake up the Light Heavyweight landscape with a potential 205-pound showdown later this fall season, pitting former division No. 1-ranked contender Glover Teixeira against wrestling powerhouse Phil Davis.
That's according to a report from Combate.com (via Lowkick MMA), which rev more
After having his lengthy winning streak snapped at the hands of the world’s top pound-for-pound fighter, Glover Teixeira appears to have a stiff test on his hands to get back on track.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
Neither had the best performance of their careers at UFC 172 in Baltimore, Maryland this past May, but they may just get a chance to redeem themselves. Coincidentally, it could be a bout opposite one another.
According to a report by Ariel Helwani on Fox Sports 1's UFC Tonight on Wednesday, a bout between UFC light heavyweight Glover Teixiera and Phil Davis has been discussed. Helwani noted the bout was possible and if it did take place, would be set for the fall of this year, but nothing has ye more
Pay-per-view numbers are down, the UFC is struggling to find a slew of stars to promote and interest seems to be waning. Yet, UFC president Dana White wants everyone to know that business is still booming.
Speaking to Yahoo Sports'Kevin Iole (h/t Bloody Elbow's Brent Brookhouse), White let everyone know that the UFC is chugging along and is bigger and better than ever before. This business has never been bigger and never been crazier. ... I hear all this [expletive] about the Fight Pass cards, b more