UFC 177 will be headlined by two title fights.
Demetrious Johnson, the first-ever UFC flyweight champion, is set to put his 125-pound title on the line against Chris Cariaso in the co-main event of the pay-per-view card in Sacramento, California, on August 30. Yahoo! Sports first reported the bout.
UFC 177 will be headlined by an immediate rematch between T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao for the bantamweight championship.
Johnson (20-2-1) quickly returns to the Octagon less than three months follo more
UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is set for a quick turnaround. While he successfully defended his belt just a few weeks ago at UFC 174, Johnson is now tabbed to defend his belt at UFC 177 opposite Chris Cariaso, according to Yahoo! Sports' Kevin Iole.
Cariaso is currently riding a three-fight winning streak, with victories over Iliarde Santos, Danny Martinez and Louis Smolka. He owns a 4-2 record in the UFC as a flyweight, and was an above-average bantamweight before that. The news tha more
ATLANTIC CITY – John Lineker won’t cut in line for a shot at UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson, because the UFC’s promotional machine just switched on for title contender Chris Cariaso. Filed under: News, UFC more
Chris Weidman defends his MW belt against Lyoto 'the Dragon' Machida for UFC 175. Can Machida become a multi-division UFC champ? Or will Weidman keep his undefeated streak alive?
Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida Light Heavyweight
Chris Weidman has been one of the most sudden things to happen in the world of mixed martial arts. The notion that Anderson Silva has lost not just once in the UFC, but twice to the same man who now holds the MW crown still seems extraterrestrial. The reality of Silva be more
Rarely do you see a fighter beat one of the best middleweights in UFC history yet have unanswered questions. Such is the life of Chris Weidman.
UFC 175 is his first fight in the Octagon since his knockout of Anderson Silva and subsequent technical knockout in the rematch. With both fights, some critics argued that Weidman got lucky. In the first one, Silva really didn't care and was more interested in trolling the crowd. In the rematch, his leg basically exploded.
Both of those critiques might h more
Chris Weidman vaulted into the UFC champions club by twice squashing The Spider. At UFC 175, we will see if he's up for slaying The Dragon.
For the first time since July 2012, The All-American will be fighting someone not named Anderson Silva. And with that comes the opportunity to expand his legacy beyond "the guy that dethroned the king."
Of course, the game plan for Weidman isn't going to change to much. When he looks across the cage on Saturday night, he'll be seeing Lyoto Machida—the closes more
The UFC added a new middleweight bout to the UFC Fight Night 50 in at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Conn., on Sept. 5, as Rafael Natal takes on Chris Camozzi.
The middleweights were scheduled to meet at the UFC on FX 8 card in 2013, but the bout was changed as Camozzi replaced injured Costa Philippou against Ronaldo Souza in the co-main event.
Natal (17-6-1) looks to get back on track following losses to Tim Kennedy and Ed Heman, while Camozzi (19-8) enters the bout on a three-fight los more
Loser leaves town?
It's a battle of struggling middleweights as Chris Camozzi makes a quick turnaround to face Rafael Natal at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 50 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place on Sept. 5, 2014, inside Foxwoods Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut.
UFC announced the pairing on Friday.
Camozzi (19-8) is fresh off a split-decision loss to Bruno Santos at the UFC 175 event earlier this month in Las Vegas. Unfortunately for the ex-Ultimate Fighter (TUF) guy, more
UFC on FOX analysts Kenny Florian, Daniel Cormier and host Karyn Bryant welcome former UFC welterweight contender Chris Lytle to the analyst desk for UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Miller coverage. more