On Saturday night, UFC 175 went down in Las Vegas, Nevada, with a main event featuring a middleweight title fight between Chris Weidman and former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida.
The co-main event had "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey looking to defend her women's bantamweight title against Alexis Davis for the fourth time.
A heavyweight fight between Stefan Struve and Matt Mitrione was cancelled when Struve fainted backstage, per Fox Sports' Damon Martin.
Rounding out the card was a middleweight f more
Former UFC welterweight titleholder Pat Miletich -- who also produced an impressive stable of UFC champions -- is now a member of the promotion's Hall of Fame, getting inducted by Dana White last Sunday (July 6, 2014) at the UFC Fan Expo inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more on how Miletich and White ended their feud, as well as a career retrospective on "The Croatian Sensation," click here and here. more
Before every fight card, mixed martial arts (MMA) fans toggle between possible scenarios and what to expect days before it all unfolds in front of their eyes. Probable outcomes, distinguishable facts and head-scratching theories are all part of the mystique that surrounds the fights on any given night. We ask ourselves the same questions … and try to uncover different answers.
The memory remains.
UFC 175: "Weidman vs. Machida" takes place this weekend (Sat., July 5, 2014), invading Mandalay Bay more
In the debut episode of UFC 175 Embedded, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman arrives in Las Vegas, Lyoto Machida prepares at his Los Angeles home, Alexis Davis drills her ground game one final time in San Jose, and UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey relaxes in her Mandalay Bay hotel room. more
On Saturday night, the UFC middleweight title and women's bantamweight title are on the line in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event sees Lyoto Machida challenge Chris Weidman for the former, while Alexis Davis will challenge Ronda Rousey for the latter.
In addition, Stefan Struve will make his UFC return after being out for over a year, and Urijah Faber is fighting on the prelims for the first time in his UFC career.
Meanwhile, a few individuals may be fighting to remain with the company.
Check out Esther Lin's photos of the UFC 175 weigh-ins in Las Vegas, featuring Chris Weidman, Lyoto Machida, Ronda Rousey, Alexis Davis and others. more
See you in "Sin City."
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The Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson light heavyweight championship rematch, recently booked for the upcoming UFC 178 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Sept. 27, 2014, now has a place to call home, according to promotion president Dana White.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on Friday (July 4) announced the event would be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, but has yet to reveal an official venue, though both MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay ar more
Sorry Torontonians, Las Vegas is the place to be for one of the biggest fights of the year.
The first epic clash between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson took place in Toronto, Ontario, and the rematch was supposed to be in the same city. Those plans have been nixed, and on a special edition of UFC Tonight, Lorenzo Fertitta confirmed that UFC 178 will be in Las Vegas on 9/27. Believe it or not, it's the first time that Jones has fought in Vegas as a champion, although they tried to accomplish more
UFC 175 will go from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas this Saturday, July 5. The event is one of the year's most hotly anticipated shows, featuring a pair of title fights.
The main event of the evening pits incumbent middleweight titleholder Chris Weidman against the always dangerous Lyoto Machida. The matchup marks Weidman's first defense against an opponent other than the one he took the strap from (Anderson Silva).
In the co-main event of UFC 175, Ronda Rousey will look to improve more