UFC President Dana White believes Vitor Belfort is next in line for Chris Weidman's middleweight title but has to wait and see how things unfold with the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Dana White believes the logical opponent for Chris Weidman is the same one that was initially supposed to face: Vitor Belfort.
Although it seems like an obvious suggestion, the Brazilian is in quite a problematic situation with the Nevada State Athletic Commission, which could complicate matter significantly if more
Charles Oliveira asked for a rematch with Nik Lentz, and he’s going to get it.
The Brazilian grappler, who earned Performance of the Night bonuses in his last UFC wins over Andy Ogle and Hatsu Hioki, battles Lentz one more time at the UFC Fight Night 50 card in Connecticut on Sept. 5.
"I’m ready to fight anyone UFC says, but I can’t hide I have some unfinished business with Nik Lentz," Oliveira said after his win over Hioki in June. "If I could choose, he’s the one I would like to fight next. He more
Old score, new weight class.
Remember that illegal knee Charles Oliveira landed at UFC on Versus 4 back in June 2011?
Nik Lentz does.
Now, "The Carny" has a chance to do something about it, as he's been penciled in for a "Do Bronx" rematch at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 50 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place on Sept. 5, 2014, inside Foxwoods Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut.
UFC announced the pairing on Wednesday night.
Lentz (25-6-2, 1 NC) was submitted by Oliveira more
UFC Fight Night: Connecticut receives a pair of additional fights to beef up what is already a solid looking Fox Sports 1 card for September 5th.
A couple of brand new fights have been lined up for what is looking like a highly appealing UFC Fight Night event in Foxwoods, Connecticut. Fresh off of his knockout win on the TUF 19 Finale, Derrick Lewis will take on Matt Mitrione, while Charles Oliveira and Nik Lentz duel in a rematch of their 2011 encounter.
Lewis (11-2, 1 NC) is 2-0 in the UFC, wi more
A middleweight matchup has been booked for UFC Fight Night 47, as Chris Camozzi meets Rafael Natal . Additionally, a rematch between featherweights Nik Lentz and Charles Oliveira has also been added to the card.Filed under: News more
The Nevada State Athletic Commission has confirmed a second failed Chael Sonnen drug test. This test included failures for Human Growth Hormone and EPO.
Chael Sonnen's UFC legacy may have been strong enough to survive his positive drug test in Nevada earlier this year, but tonight's news likely ends any talk that he was a "clean fighter."
Sonnen had failed a February test in Nevada when the drugs Clomiphene and Anastrozole showed up in his sample. Those were, Sonnen claimed, used to help his bod more
The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) is moving forward with its actions against retired UFC fighter Chael Sonnen. According to a report from MMAJunkie.com, the UFC's home governing body is waiting to find out if the former light heavyweight and middleweight contender will appeal its ruling.
The NSAC sent Sonnen its complaint on June 27. Per the commission's regulations, Sonnen has up to 20 days (which, in this case, would be up until July 17) to respond. From there, he would either accept more
Chael Sonnen has officially responded to the Nevada Athletic Commission's amended complaint against him.
According to the complaint, which was first obtained by MMAJunkie.com, Sonnen faces a fine of up to $250,000, the suspension of his license, the requirement to provide a clean drug test should he apply for a license again and expenses related to the complaint after recently failing a second drug test for four banned substances.
On Tuesday, Sonnen's lawyer Jeff Meyer submitted his client's for more
After a sour-tasting no-contest decision disrupted a three-fight winning streak, Yusup Saadulaev is ready to get back on track at ONE FC: War of Dragons on Friday. more