The UFC 176 main event between featherweight champion Jose Aldo and challenger Chad Mendes is expected to be rescheduled for mid-October, as per Kevin Iole of Yahoo! Sports. However, if Aldo still isn't fully healed and ready to roll by then, UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta said somebody else might step up to fight Mendes for the chance at an interim featherweight strap. MMA Fighting's Shaun Al-Shatti relayed Fertitta's news, tweeting: Looking at the top five of the UFC's 145-pound division, this makes more
Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar told UFC Tonight that a fight against Cub Swanson makes the most sense for the division since the champion is out on the sidelines. Frankie Edgar is looking to work his way back to a title shot and believes a match-up against Cub Swanson would do exactly that.
The former UFC lightweight champion, who is coming off a third round stoppage victory over B.J. Penn last Sunday at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale, told UFC Tonight that the fight makes sense c more
If you're a "Prodigy" fan, now's the time to haul ass over to the local betting window.
Well, there's two ways of looking at this.
Either Frankie Edgar is a god among featherweights, or BJ Penn is a washed-up tomato can. I'm not sure how else to explain the recent betting line from 5 Dimes (via Best Fight Odds), which has "The Answer" at -1050 for their Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale showdown, which takes place next Sunday (July 6, 2014) inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada ( more
Ricardo Lamas lost to UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo at UFC 169, and he will return to the Octagon on Saturday night against another Nova Uniao talent.
Nova Uniao fighters and sparrings emulated Lamas to help Aldo in training, and Hacran Dias, Aldo’s teammate, says it helped him get ready for his UFC Fight Night 44 bout in San Antonio, Texas. Aldo, who is scheduled to compete against Chad Mendes in August, also trained with "Barnabe".
"(Aldo) just fought him, so he helped me a lot because more
When he entered the Octagon at UFC 169, Ricardo Lamas had a conservative mindset. Being cautious against featherweight champion Jose Aldo was at the forefront of his approach, and the former No. 1 contender feels it cost him the fight. more
Cub Swanson was victorious against Jeremy Stephens in his return to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night “Swanson vs. Stephens,” but wasted little time making clear what’s next on his agenda. more
The rivalry between Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn is a unique one in the realm of combat sports because the two have always kept their fire confined to the Octagon. more
If B.J. Penn loses his TUF 19 Finale fight to Frankie Edgar on Sunday, UFC President Dana White will suggest to the fighter that he should retire from mixed martial arts. more
Dana White said that if BJ Penn loses this third bout against Frankie Edgar, he will be pushing the former champion to retire.
B.J. Penn has won UFC titles in two divisions, and as the sure-fire hall-of-fame fighter prepares to drop down on yet another weight class, Dana White has said that this may just be the last time he does compete for the promotion. According to the UFC president, if he doesn't win this third bout against Frankie Edgar, he will try to make 'the Prodigy' hang up the gloves. more