The biggest rematch of the year will have to wait, as Alexander Gustafsson has been forced out of his blockbuster rematch against UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones at UFC 178 after sustaining a knee injury in training, promotion officials announced Wednesday.
In his stead, No. 2 ranked contender Daniel Cormier will challenge Jones for the light heavyweight title.
UFC 178 is expected to take place September 27, 2014 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. more
"King" and "The Menace" slip into the Top 10 of the Lightweight and Featherweight divisions, respectively, after picking up huge wins at UFC on FOX 12. Anthony Johnson, meanwhile, stayed put at No. 5 despite knocking out Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in the first round.
The official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings have been updated following UFC on FOX 12 event (results) last Saturday night (July 26, 2014), which took place inside SAP Center in San Jose, California. As far as Robbie Law more
Conor McGregor wants to jump the line in the UFC featherweight division. As you might expect in a case like this, that's not going to happen without a fight.
Before, during and after McGregor's stirring first-round TKO of Diego Brandao at UFC Fight Night 46 in Dublin Saturday, a new and very dangerous challenger revealed himself to the Irish sensation: young up-and-comer Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier.
On Monday, Poirier took his challenge to a new level, crushing McGregor's UFC bona fides down th more
UFC media panelists were impressed enough by Conor McGregor's showing last Saturday to give him a spot in the top 10 in the featherweight division.
The latest UFC rankings came out yesterday, and the biggest notable change coming out of the UFC Fight Night Dublin show was Conor McGregor making the top 10 of featherweight for the first time. It's a bit surprising that McGregor, who hasn't beaten a single ranked opponent en route to this spot, was rewarded as such, but I guess style points plays a more
Although his MMA career continues rolling along, Daniel Cormier’s days as a world-class amateur wrestler are over.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos more
Renowned MMA nutritionist Mike Dolce believes that UFC light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier can make some noise at 185 pounds without seeing a noticeable drop off in skill. Dolce made the bold proclamation when he spoke on MMA Junkie Radio recently: I think if (Cormier) keeps living the lifestyle that he keeps now, takes more of my advice (and) a closer approach with me to help him modify that, if he wants to, he’ll be able to weigh in at 185 (pounds) to compete very close to what he compe more
The MMA Hour is back in your life on Monday. Below is a rundown of who will be stopping by and when:
1:00 p.m. ET -- MMAFighting.com's Chuck Mindenhall will recap UFC on FOX 12 and discuss other MMA news.
1:25 p.m. -- Rashad Evans will talk about his recovery from knee surgery, Anthony Johnson's performance on Saturday night and the upcoming Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier fight.
1:45 p.m. -- Vitor Belfort will discuss getting licensed to fight at UFC 181 fight against Chris Weidman.
2:05 p.m. -- J more
Bobby Green and Dennis Bermudez were the biggest beneficiaries after their wins at UFC on Fox 12 propelled them into the top 10 of their respective weight classes.
The latest UFC rankings were released yesterday, and the biggest changes came in the featherweight and lightweight divisions. While Robbie Lawler and Anthony Johnson both came away with important victories at UFC on Fox 12, Lawler was already ranked #1 at welterweight thus didn't improve his position, while "Rumble" stayed at #5 at li more
Daniel Cormier talks about getting a title shot against Jon Jones after Alexander Gustafsson withdrew from UFC 178 due to injury. more