The UFC will crown the first strawweight champion with The Ultimate Fighter 20, but it won’t stop the promotion from matching other strawweight fights before the season.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk, unbeaten in MMA, will take on fellow UFC newcomer Juliana Lima at UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose, Calif., on July 26. Sources close to the situation confirmed the match-up to MMAFighting.com following a report from Groundandpound.
Jedrzejczyk (6-0) earns a shot in the Octagon after scoring a second-round knockout more
Brazil’s Tiago dos Santos is set to meet Akbarh Arreola, from Mexico, at UFC on FOX 12, which finalizes the card with 12 fights later this month in San Jose.Filed under: News, UFC more
The SAP Center in San Jose, California, will play host to UFC on Fox 12 this Saturday night with an exciting fight card.
The headlining fight is set for Matt Brown to square off against Robbie Lawler in a five-round match, with the winner getting a shot at Johny Hendricks for the welterweight championship belt, as well as many other exciting fights. This is a stacked card that is not to be missed.
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The loss of UFC 176 in Los Angeles will be to UFC 177's gain a few hundred miles north in Sacramento. Bethe Correia vs. Shayna Baszler, which had been set for the now-canceled UFC 176, will move to UFC 177 on Aug. 30.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
Because "Hands of Stone," by his assessment, is an incomplete fighter.
Fresh off his unanimous decision win over Brad Pickett on the main card of UFC Fight Night 46 (results), which streamed live on Fight Pass last Saturday (July 19, 2014) from inside O2 Arena in Dublin, Ireland, Ian McCall is already eyeing a No. 1 contender fight against flyweight slugger John Lineker.
While neither fighter would have been in a position to inch that close to a title fight just a few weeks ago, timely wins by b more
Have you ever heard the phrase "give the people what they want"?
That should be the name of this event. UFC on Fox: Giving the People What They Want.
When Matt Brown last fought, a star was born. He had plenty of knockouts and popularity before then, but when he recovered from early adversity to smear Erick Silva in his hometown of Cincinnati, things went to another level.
All Robbie Lawler has done in 2014 is come up just short in his bid for Johny Hendricks' welterweight title after 25 minutes more
The wait is almost over. more
It didn't take long for the two to end up on the mat in the fourth. Lawler was on top and moving to pass from full guard to half to side control. Brown briefly threatened with a guillotine but he never had anything close to it.
Lawler started to suffocate his foe, landing a hard punch while Brown tried to stand up before grabbing his body and taking him down again.
"The Immortal" finally got back to his feet but he lost a lot of time working to get there. Once there, he ate a hard uppercut befor more
A welterweight bout between Alex Garcia and Matt Dwyer has been targeted for next month’s UFC 176 event.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more