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
RFA veteran Alan Jouban will make his UFC debut next month against Seth Baczynski in a welterweight bout at UFC Fight Night 47 in Maine. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
The 'Reem is ready for his return.
The veteran heavyweight from Holland will square off with Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night 50. The event will be held on Sept. 5 at the Foxwoods Casino on Mashantucket Pequot tribal land near Ledyard, Conn. FOXSports.com initially reported the bout on Wednesday. Overeem (37-13, 1 NC), a former Strikeforce and Dream champion, defeated Frank Mir via decision at UFC 169. That victory was believed to have saved his UFC career, as it came after back-to-back knockout more
With Bobby Green fighting Josh Thomson, Abel Trujillo now meets Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night in Bangor.
When it was announced that Bobby Green would step in on late notice to fight Josh Thomson at UFC on Fox 12, it left Abel Trujillo without an opponent. Today, the UFC confirmed that England's Ross Pearson has replaced Green for the August 16th Fight Night in Bangor, Maine.
Pearson (15-7, 1 NC) last fought on June 7th against Diego Sanchez in New Mexico, where he showcased superior striking, more
The UFC’s September return to Connecticut continues to build with the addition of a lightweight fight. Al Iaquinta is set to meet Rodrigo Damm at UFC Fight Night 50.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
Weigh-ins this week’s UFC Fight Night 43 event take place Friday (midnight ET Thursday in the U.S.) at Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand. Ross Pearson and Dylan Andrews host a Q&A session beforehand. Filed under: News, UFC more
The line up is set for this month’s UFC Fight Night 45 lineup in New Jersey, which includes a new preliminary-card bout.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
In a rarity, fans wanting to go to the weigh-ins for UFC Fight Night 46 later this month may need a little luck o’ the Irish on their side.Filed under: News more
Weigh-ins for next week's "UFC Fight Night 45: Cerrone vs. Miller" are set for Tuesday, July 15, at Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J. As usual, the weigh-in event for the card will be free and open to the public with fighters hitting the scale at 4 p.m. ET. more