Will the fifteenth time be the charm?
Alistair Overeem will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon when he faces Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night 50, which is scheduled for Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Ledyard, Conn., on Sept. 5, 2014.
Overeem -- who is now 100-percent healthy -- recently returned to the win column at UFC 169 with a decision win over Frank Mir after suffering back-to-back losses to Antonio Silva and Travis Browne in 2013. He'll look to make it two straight wins when he faces more
Stipe Miocic still wants that fight with Junior dos Santos.
The Cleveland-based heavyweight had what he thought was his potential breakthrough fight when he was scheduled to meet the former UFC heavyweight champion on May 31 in Brazil.
But dos Santos had to pull out of the bout with a broken hand, and Miocic instead went on to record a fast knockout of Fabio Maldonado, who was coming up from light heavyweight on short notice.
So with nothing else on his agenda at the moment, the 12-1 Miocic says 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
Former Strikeforce and K-1 champion Alistair Overeem still wants a piece of former UFC heavyweight titleholder Junior dos Santos, even though his next opponent is already booked. The Reem briefly mentioned his desire to square off with the Brazilian power puncher when he appeared on Ariel Helwani's The MMA Hour, per Luke Thomas of MMA Fighting. "I'm focused and I want to really fight," Overeem said. "I'm very optimistic [a bout with dos Santos] is going to come and I want it to come. I could see more
MMAmania.com resident fighter analyst Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) games of UFC Fight Night 44 headliners Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens on Saturday (June 28, 2014) at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. Savvy striker, Cub Swanson, faces a fellow knockout specialist, Jeremy Stephens, in a potential title eliminator match in the featherweight division this Saturday night (June 28, 2014) on FOX Sports 1 from inside the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.
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After finishes in six of the 10 bouts on the UFC Auckland fight card, UFC president Dana White said “it was a very tough night to pick” the post-fight award winners. more
Thiago Silva has found a landing spot for his post-UFC career, and it's a familiar one for the Brazilian.
According to a press release from Fight Time Promotions, Silva will compete on the promotion's Aug. 29 card. The promotion is run by Howard Davis Jr., Silva's old boxing coach while the two were at American Top Team.
"I'm gonna put on a good fight and the audience will be very pleased as I'm looking to knock my opponent out," Silva said. "I'm very happy to be fighting for my former coach."
Five years removed from his first (and very brief) encounter with reigning featherweight champion Jose Aldo, Cub Swanson is teetering on the edge of a rematch with a win at UFC Fight Night 44 over Jeremy Stephens later tonight (Sat., June 28, 2014) in San Antonio, Texas.
In a stacked class like Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight division, it's hard to believe there's still a champion who has already beaten most of the top competition. That man, Jose Aldo, made his mark in World E more
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Things are going from bad to worse for Chael Sonnen, and MMA Fighting has the breaking news: Sonnen, who recently announced his retirement from MMA, was asked to take a blood and urine test on June 5 in Portland, Ore., by the NAC because at the time he was scheduled to fight at UFC 175 on July 5 in Las Vegas. The commission learned earlier this week that Sonnen failed those tests due to the presence of human growth hormone (HGH), recombinant human erythropoietin (EPO), which i more