Thomas Almeida got what he wanted.
The Chute Boxe bantamweight told MMAFighting.com last week that he wanted to knock Caio Machado out to win the Legacy FC 135-pound title and sign with the UFC, and that’s exactly what happened.
According to sources close to the situation, he signed a deal with the UFC on Tuesday. MMA Premium first reported the news.
Almeida stopped Machado with 33 seconds left in the first round to win the Legacy FC gold, improving to 17-0 in MMA with 17 finishes. He got past t more
After what seems like an eternity, former boxing standout and Legacy FC 135-pound champion Holly Holm has signed a contract with Ultimate Fighting Championship. more
Will "All American" be the latest MMA fighter to go Hollywood? A few days after successfully defending his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title against Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 in Las Vegas, Nevada (highlights), Chris Weidman made another positive move for his combat sports career.
According to a report from UFC Tonight, Weidman signed with William Morris Endeavor (WME), the biggest talent agency in the entertainment business. The 185-pound champion will be represented by Brad more
A signed contract held up by UFC President Dana White signals the start of Holly Holm’s octagon career.Filed under: News, UFC more
Finally, some good news in the world of MMA. I guess Dana White WAS interested after all.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president announced the latest addition to the women's bantamweight roster via Twitter, revealing that Holly Holm has finally inked a deal with ZUFFA-owned promotion
Check it out: Welcome to the UFC @_HOLLYHOLM pic.twitter.com/BxNVy8SYTR
— Dana White (@danawhite) July 10, 2014 After an initial meeting with Team Holm back in March, Dana White revealed that things didn more
Despite a brief impasse between the parties that seemed to temporarily derail negotiations, undefeated MMA fighter and three-division champion boxer Holly Holm is officially a UFC fighter. UFC President Dana White announced the news on Twitter on Thursday: Welcome to the UFC @_HOLLYHOLM #ufc http://t.co/MeJN3RD4Ai
— Dana White (@danawhite) July 10, 2014 Holm, 32, via her representatives, met with White and UFC management in March, came to a point where White told UFC Tonight's anchors on Fox Spo more
Following his UFC release, ONE FC has signed 'the Truth' Brandon Vera.
Brandon Vera has been representing the Philippines during his entire fighting career, but while he has had countless visits throughout the years, the Filipino-American fighter has never fought in the country itself. Once thought to be the perfect mainstay for a card in Manila, Vera never really had a chance to compete in front of Filipinos as the promotion kept delaying that long overdue event in Manila.
Following his UFC rel more
Brandon Vera has found a home for himself after being released from the UFC.
One FC announced Sunday the signing of "The Truth", who is expected to make his promotional debut later this year. The promotion didn’t announce if the 36-year-old veteran will compete at light heavyweight or heavyweight.
Vera (12-7, 1 no-contest) fights outside the Octagon for the first time since 2005, when he won a one-night tournament under the WEC banner.
The Alliance MMA fighter, who once aimed to win two UFC titl more
Brandon “The Truth” Vera has found a new home. more