The UFC will crown the first strawweight champion with The Ultimate Fighter 20, but it won’t stop the promotion from matching other strawweight fights before the season.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk, unbeaten in MMA, will take on fellow UFC newcomer Juliana Lima at UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose, Calif., on July 26. Sources close to the situation confirmed the match-up to MMAFighting.com following a report from Groundandpound.
Jedrzejczyk (6-0) earns a shot in the Octagon after scoring a second-round knockout 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
Demian Maia will return to the Octagon next month.
Maia will square off against Mike Pyle in a welterweight contest at UFC Fight Night 49 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on Aug. 23, according to UFC officials Tuesday night.
The Brazilian jiu-jitsu specialist has won three of his past five fights, including a unanimous decision win over Alexander Yakovlev at TUF: Brazil 3 on May 31.
Pyle has won four of his past five fights, including a third-round TKO of T.J. Waldburger at UFC 170 on Feb. 22.
As UFC on FOX 12 wound down on Saturday night, UFC officials announced that the next Fight Night on FOX would take place on Dec. 13 in Phoenix, Ariz. more
On a night when the UFC will be going head-to-head with Bellator in the same state, Alistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell has been booked for the September 5th show.
It's not a fight that I'm sure many expected to be booked, but nevertheless Alistair Overeem's next fight is set to be against Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night in Connecticut on September 5th. This is the 2nd major announcement for a card that previously had just two other fights confirmed heading into today. Breaking fight: Alistair Ove more
Several bouts have been added to the August 23 UFC card in Macau, headlined by Michael Bisping and Cung Le.
The UFC's third trip to Macau is shaping up to be the best one yet, as this Fight Pass card will be featuring two bouts with divisional significance and top 10 contenders in Michael Bisping vs. Cung Le, and Tyron Woodley vs. Dong Hyun Kim. Apart from the TUF: China Featherweight finals, more bouts have been added to the card, as reported first by MMA-in-Asia.com.
Zhang Lipeng, the winner o more
Green is forced to abandon Abel Trujillo at UFC Fight Night 47 in Maine; however, the promotion is expected to find a new opponent for "Killa" in the next few days.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight number one contender, Josh Thomson, is still competing this month, thanks to a last-minute save from Bobby Green for the upcoming UFC on FOX 12 event, scheduled for the SAP Center in San Jose, California, on July 26, 2014.
FOX Sports brought word of the 155-pound pairing earlier more
MMA Fighting has the UFC on FOX 12 fight card for the Lawler vs. Brown event July 26 at the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif.In the main event, Robbie Lawler squares off against Matt Brown in a key welterweight clash. In the co-main event, Anthony Johnson battles Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.Check out the UFC on FOX 12 fight card below.Main card (FOX at 8 p.m. ET)Robbie Lawler vs. Matt BrownAnthony Johnson vs. Antonio Rogerio NogueiraClay Guida vs. Dennis BermudezJosh Thomson vs. Bobby GreenUndercard ( more
Have you ever heard the phrase "give the people what they want"?
That should be the name of this event. UFC on Fox: Giving the People What They Want.
When Matt Brown last fought, a star was born. He had plenty of knockouts and popularity before then, but when he recovered from early adversity to smear Erick Silva in his hometown of Cincinnati, things went to another level.
All Robbie Lawler has done in 2014 is come up just short in his bid for Johny Hendricks' welterweight title after 25 minutes more