A new addition to the UFC's welterweight ranks.
Fortunately for me, the UFC hasn't taken it upon themselves to sign every available prospect on the market this week, leaving a little more time to focus on just who they have picked up. Namely, former RFA welterweight Alan Jouban, who was made an official part of the roster on Tuesday, July 8th with the announced fight between him and Seth Baczynski at UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. St. Preux on August 16th in Bangor, Maine.
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The UFC continues to snap up talent faster than you can say Jack Robinson.
Because the UFC is acquiring fighters at such a rapid pace, I've left a few people off my recent "Welcome to the UFC" scouting posts. Fighters like Sam Alvey, Kevin Casey, Leonardo Mafra (both Casey and Mafra are actually returning), and Rin Nakai and Tina Lahdemaki (who were each covered in seperate posts). Hopefully I won't have to do this much more, but with the accelerated rate at which the UFC appears to be signing t more
When they're not taking on late replacements, the UFC has done a great job picking up the best young talent on the market.
With all the chaff that the UFC has filled out their ranks with, it's easy to lose track of the real prospects. Of course, that's why we produce impressive and well researched content like Patrick Wyman's prospect reports. It's the no. 2 prospect on said report that we're talking about today, as reports are in that the UFC has signed one of the world's best up and coming mid more
When Daniel Hooker heard the UFC was coming to his home city of Auckland, he wanted in. So after a failed social media campaign, he went straight to Joe Silva. Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC more
Two new Pols make their way to the UFC with the signing of a new strawweight and a new lightweight.
Poland has become one of the next talent hotbeds for MMA, with a scene that's been in development for quite some time now, lead by national mainstay promotion KSW. Surprisingly neither of the UFC's most recent signings have come through the KSW ranks, but they add to a growing stream of fighters making the jump from the European regional circuit. Lukasz Sajewski's signing was first reported by Pol more
A chance pizza delivery led Rob Font to MMA. Now he’s ready to make a name for himself against George Roop at UFC 175. Filed under: News, UFC more
George Roop has come a long way from his out-of-control youth in Tucson. The UFC bantamweight tells the story of a particularly outrageous run-in with the law while he was still a juvenile. Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio Highlight, UFC, Videos more
Jon Fitch talks about why he wouldn't be surprised to see the UFC fixing fights, his unique cryptocurrency sponsorship and his take on oversaturation in MMA.
Jon Fitch is fighting in the co-main event of this weekend's World Series of Fighting 11 card, which is airing for the first time on NBC, live on July 5th at 4pm ET/ 1pm PT. Our own Steph Daniels got an exclusive interview with him for Bloody Elbow covering everything from his crowd funded sponsorship by a cryptocurrency to his thoughts abo more
The UFC has signed one of the top fighters at 135 lbs.
While the signings of Thomas Almeida and Scott Askham made big news last week, the UFC has also recently picked up one of the best women's bantamweight talents in the world today. Undefeated Invicta FC champion Lauren Murphy has been signed to take on former UFC title challenger Sara McMann at UFC Fight Night Bangor. The UFC made the fight official on Thursday. Murphy had been quietly campaigning for her release from her Invicta contract, to more