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
One of the most well-traveled journeymen in mixed martial arts will fight for the first time in 2014 at UFC 178. The promotion announced on Sunday via its official website that a welterweight fight between Brian Ebersole and John “Doomsday” Howard has been added to the stacked September 27th event in Las Vegas. Ebersole, who trains out of Tiger Muay Thai, made his UFC debut in 2011 after 62 professional fights and won his first four bouts before suffering back-to-back decision losses to James He more
Aaron Phillips is dropping from featherweight to bantamweight for a UFC Fight Night 49 matchup with Matt Hobar.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
The Ultimate Fighting Championship has added a pair of bouts to its Aug. 23 event in Tulsa, Okla., as Demian Maia will face Mike Pyle in a welterweight clash, while Francis Carmont will square off with Thales Leites at 185 pounds. more
An intriguing lightweight matchup has been added to the UFC’s return to Japan, as Takanori Gomi meets Myles Jury.Filed under: News, UFC more
The Ultimate Fighter's 20th season will feature an all-female strawweight cast. The UFC made that announcement in early December after acquiring several of Invicta FC's strawweight roster. From that time going forward, there were questions about the cast.
Carla Esparza, Alex Chambers, Claudia Gadelha, Felice Herrig, Bec Rawlings, Emily Kagan, Juliana Lima, Rose Namajunas, Tecia Torres, Paige VanZant and Joanne Calderwood were the first names to be announced, but Gadelha, VanZant and Lima were fo more
THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER®: A CHAMPION WILL BE CROWNED CAST REVEALED The inaugural women’s 115-pound division champion will be crownedThe first all-female season of The Ultimate Fighter® will premiere on FOX Sports 1 on Wednesday, September 10 at 10 p.m. ET more
The second of two UFC events in the same city in two days ends with the finale for the most-recent season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) on Fox Sports 1. The event will crown two new TUF winners in the middle and light heavyweight divisions. The card is headlined by the third meeting between Frankie Edgar and B.J. Penn.
Will Penn finally get his revenge on Edgar or is 'The Answer' still one step ahead of 'The Prodigy' even at featherweight? I answer these questions and more with my predictions fo more
Seth Baczynski will welcome Octagon newcomer Alan Jouban to the Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight division next month. more