With Chris Cariaso having emerged from the woodwork to challenge Demetrious Johnson for a title shot at UFC 177, Saturday’s flyweight fight between Ian McCall and Brad Pickett could produce a Contender 1B. Whoever wins in Dublin on Saturday should/could/maybe be in the wings for the winner of that Aug. 30 fight.The flyweight division is just sort of that wide open.And really, other than John Dodson who’s on the shelf until 2015 while he recovers from ACL surgery, McCall carries a certain allure more
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Signed, sealed, and soon to be delivered.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight titleholder TJ Dillashaw (10-2) will defend his newly-won title against former 135-pound kingpin Renan Barao (32-2, 1 NC) in the main event of UFC 177, now official for Aug. 30, 2014, inside the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California.
UFC announced the pairing last Friday night.
Dillashaw shocked the MMA world in the main event of UFC 173 over Memorial Day Weekend when he dominated Barao for most of more
In addition, Ronda Rousey trumps Johny Hendricks on the pound-for-pound list.
The official UFC rankings have been updated following the carnage at UFC 175, as well as The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale, the two mixed martial arts (MMA) events that took place on consecutive nights last Saturday (July 5, 2014) and Sunday (July 6, 2014) from The Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Full results and wrap up from both events here and here.
Among the big winners over the weekend include Ronda Rousey - more
One Fighting Championship’s lightweight title fight between reigning champ Shinya Aoki and challenger Kamal Shalorus is now official. more
It didn’t take long for the Ultimate Fighting Championship to book Conor McGregor’s next bout. more
UFC featherweight Conor McGregor will return to action at UFC 178 on September 27 to take on No. 6-ranked Dustin Poirier. UFC officials announced the match-up on Wednesday. more
Days after headlining a UFC show in his home country, Irish featherweight Conor McGregor is headed for Las Vegas to make his PPV debut.
After Conor McGregor (15-2) dispatched Diego Brandao in the UFC Fight Night Dublin main event, the Irishman moved into the top 10 of the featherweight rankings -- well, technically 11th if you count the champion Jose Aldo -- and fans were left wondering what was next for the outspoken and highly entertaining prospect. It took only 3 days for us to find out the a more
Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier will go down September 27 in Las Vegas, Nevada, at UFC 178.
The news comes via the UFC_UK Twitter account just three days after McGregor defeated Diego Brandao at UFC Fight Night 46 in Dublin, Ireland. While this bout was largely expected by the MMA community, it's no less exciting now that it's here. McGregor, equally recognized for his mouth as his fists, is 3-0 since entering the UFC in April 2013 with two first-round finishes. Even without a top-10 win in hi more