Because fighting a bigger man like "Bones" would provide Weidman more of a test than the much smaller Hendricks. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight titleholder Johny Hendricks recently took the opportunity to put his boss, Dana White, on the spot, asking for a potential "super fight" against middleweight champion Chris Weidman at some point in the future.
The UFC president, however, was having none of it, saying that "Bigg Rigg" still had a long road ahead of him in a stacked 170- more
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Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz has signed a contract extension with the UFC and will return from his self-imposed exile. UFC.com reported the news on Thursday.
Additionally, a solid source told MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani that if all goes well, Diaz's return bout would be against former longtime middleweight champion Anderson Silva, who would also be making his return after a prolonged absence.
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The UFC's flyweight division just landed a blue-chip prospect.
Henry Cejudo, the 2008 Olympic wrestling gold medalist for Team USA at 55 kg, has signed with the company, UFC.com reported.
He'll be tested right away, as he meets veteran Scott Jorgensen at UFC 177 in Sacramento on Aug. 30.
The 27-year old Cejudo, who trains in Phoenix, made his pro MMA debut last year. He racked up six wins, with four finishes, in just under 11 months, with the last a decision over Elias Garcia at Legacy FC 27 on more
The UFC has signed 2008 Olympic gold medalist and undefeated mixed martial artist Henry Cejudo to a multi-fight deal, promotion officials announced on Friday evening. more