Two featherweights fresh off victories will meet at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, on Sept. 20, when Maximo Blanco faces Daniel Hooker at UFC Fight Night “Hunt vs. Nelson.” more
Shortly after Cub Swanson's win over Jeremy Stephens, Chan Sung Jung calls him out for a potential bout that guarantees fireworks.
"I don't beg." That's what Cub Swanson told Jon Anik when asked who he wanted to face next after winning an entertaining striking affair against Jeremy Stephens. While he may have refused to call people out, other featherweights won't hesitate to do so after Swanson's stock rose last night. That list includes a certain Korean slugger who took to twitter just seconds more
Tyron Woodley steps in for an injured Hector Lombard, and will be facing Dong Hyun Kim at UFC: Macau this August.
Dana White is in Hong Kong for a press conference about the upcoming UFC: Macau card this August, and among the news he announced was a change in their co-main event slot. Originally a bout between Dong Hyun Kim and Hector Lombard, the line up has been shuffled as the latter has suffered an undisclosed injury.
According to the UFC president, stepping in against Kim is the #4 ranked w more
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Third time's the charm for Thiago Tavares?
The Brazilian veteran, who was forced to cancel his featherweight debut twice due to injuries, will attempt his first cut to 145 pounds on August 16, when he takes on Robbie Peralta at UFC Fight Night 47 in Bangor, Maine. UFC announced the match-up on Twitter.
Tavares (18-5-1) decided to drop down to 145 pounds following a quick submission victory over Justin Salas in November, in Brazil, but couldn’t compete against Zubaira Tukhugov and Tom Niinimaki i more
Wheaties announced on Tuesday that Pettis is the latest athlete to be named to "Team Wheaties," the exclusive set of athletes associated with the popular breakfast cereal. more
UFC lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis has been announced as newest member of Team Wheaties.
The UFC has been making a concentrated effort to become as mainstream as possible. We're seeing a much more saturated market, strides toward global expansion, and big name corporate sponsorship. It wasn't too long ago that the acquisition of Bud Light and Harley Davidson sponsorships by the organization as a whole was big news.
Recently though, we've seen athletes like Jon Jones, Anderson Silva and Jun more
Wheaties, the breakfast of champions with sports tie-ins and endorsements since 1927, has added a UFC champion to its team of athletes.Filed under: News, UFC more
UFC bantamweight Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres faces the biggest test of his career at UFC 175, taking on former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber in the night’s featured preliminary bout. The fight will give him the opportunity to establish himself as one of the best 135-pound fighters in the sport.
Faber has defeated half of the current Top 10 on the UFC.com rankings, and Caceres understands that some people may be looking past him. Caceres had this to say about his upcoming fight: I’m alw more