Cat Zingano will return to action this fall, but it won’t be in a title fight. Instead, she’ll meet Amanda Nunes at UFC 178 in Las Vegas.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
UFC featherweight Conor McGregor will return to action at UFC 178 on September 27 to take on No. 6-ranked Dustin Poirier. UFC officials announced the match-up on Wednesday. more
UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will return from injury and defend his title against Chad Mendes at UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro, UFC President Dana White announced on Saturday. 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.
Sara McMann will return to the Octagon for the first time since a failed title bid against Ronda Rousey, as the Olympic silver medalist faces Lauren Murphy on Aug. 16. more
Sara McMann (7-1) will return to the cage for the first time since losing to Ronda Rousey at UFC 170, and she will do so against Lauren Murphy (8-0).
McMann, ranked as the No. 4 contender in the UFC, suffered her first loss in the February bout against Rousey. The former Olympic silver medalist was thought to be Rousey's toughest test, but it was a knee to the body that spelled her doom.
Murphy, ranked as the No. 8 best bantamweight, will make her promotional debut at Ultimate Fight Night 47. Th more
Cat Zingano will return to the Octagon after an injured knee kept her on the sidelines for more than a year. She will face against Amanda Nunes at UFC 178 in Las Vegas. more
It looks like Stefan Struve will return to the Octagon after all.
The 7-foot-tall heavyweight from the Netherlands was pulled from his scheduled bout against Matt Mitrione at UFC 175 on July 5 after suffering a fainting spell in his locker room during warmups.
Since Struve was returning from more than a year out of action after being diagnosed with a heart condition, speculation that this would spell the end of Struve's career was near-instantaneous.
But on Monday's edition of the MMA Hour, Stru more
Cat Zingano will finally return to the Octagon on Sept. 27, but Amanda Nunes wants to ruin her title aspirations with a quick knockout at UFC 178 in Las Vegas, Nev.
Nunes, who scored a pair of first-round TKO victories over Sheila Gaff and Germaine de Randamie in her UFC appearances, sees Zingano as the perfect opponent to get her a shot at the bantamweight championship against UFC superstar Ronda Rousey.
"I want to show in this fight that I’m ready for Ronda and for the title," Nunes told MMAFi more