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The UFC wrapped up another marathon day this weekend.
On Saturday, UFC Fight Night 43 was held in Auckland, New Zealand and UFC Fight Night 44 was hosted by San Antonio. The UFC Fight Night 43 card wrapped up with a Nate Marquardt submission win over New Zealand's own James Te Huna. Later, Cub Swanson ended UFC Fight Night 44 with a decision victory over Jeremy Stephens.
While both men picked up a win in main events, Swanson and Marquardt are in very different positions. Swanson is closing in on more
Chris Weidman battered challenger Lyoto Machida for his first defense of the UFC middleweight belt against a fighter not named Anderson Silva at UFC 175 on Saturday.
The fight began with Weidman's trademark pressure and aggression. Though Machida was too fast and smart to allow the champ to cut off the cage in earnest, he did find himself moving backward on a regular basis and thus unable to mount substantial offense beyond counterstriking.
As the action wore on, Weidman began to open up, landin more
Sometimes, the path is pretty clear when it comes to matchmaking in the UFC. Sometimes, two dogs are snarling at each other through the chain link, and you've just got to put them together and let them hash it out.
After UFC Fight Night 45 and the remarkable showing by one Donald Cerrone, it's pretty clear who he should fight next.
Prospect turned contender Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Cerrone looked excellent in stopping Jim Miller in Atlantic City on Wednesday night. He was smooth and confident, tackl more
The UFC will make four more trips to Brazil in 2014, and it already set the dates for the future cards.
UFC Fight Night 51 is already official for Sept. 13 in Brasilia, but sources close to the promotion confirmed to MMAFighting.com that the UFC will host events on Oct. 25, Nov. 8 and Dec. 20. Terra first reported the news.
The locations are already set, pending the contracts to be signed to make the cities and venues official.
Despite reports earlier this week indicating a possible event in a 5 more
Undefeated prospects Gilbert Burns and Andreas Stahl are set to make their Octagon debut on Saturday night on the UFC on FOX 12 card in San Jose, Calif., but being in the Octagon is not something new to Burns.
"Durinho" was part of the first season of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil as an assistant coach of Vitor Belfort’s team, and he also cornered "The Phenom" in multiple UFC fights. He’s the one inside the Octagon now, and he feels ready for it.
"I think it helps because I was already (in the Oc more
It took five rounds of brawling with Matt Brown, but Robbie Lawler eventually emerged as the top contender in the welterweight division on Saturday in San Jose, California, at UFC on Fox 12.
Earning a unanimous nod on the scorecards, Lawler has earned the first shot at dethroning newly crowned 170-pound champion Johny Hendricks.
Hendricks won the welterweight belt in March with a decision victory over the UFC on Fox 12 main event winner, but Lawler has beaten Brown and Jake Ellenberger since the more
What could possibly be next for UFC Fight Night 43 & 44 winners Cub Swanson, Kelvin Gastelum, Ricardo Lamas, Nate Marquardt, Jared Rosholt and Charles Oliveira after their main card victories this past weekend (Sat., June 28, 2014) in Auckland and San Antonio? We mix and match them up accordingly below.
It's time to play matchmaker.
Since Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) put on two events in two different continents on the same day (Sat., June 28, 2014), we're combining them for this week's more
Bigfoot' Silva talks about his ongoing feud with Josh Barnett and what's next for him. more