Charles Oliveira scored his five UFC wins via submission, and it’s time to show his hands now.
Coming off a third-round victory over Andy Ogle at UFC Fight Night 36 in Brazil, "do Bronx" returns to the Octagon in a featherweight contest against Hatsu Hioki at the UFN show in Auckland, New Zealand, on June 28.
It won’t be easy, though, since Hioki has never been finished in 36 professional fights, going the distance with the likes of Ricardo Lamas, Clay Guida and Marlon Sandro.
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UFC Fight Night 43 will get underway on Saturday from Auckland, New Zealand, and it features one of the least talked-about must-watch fights of 2014.
Hatsu Hioki vs. Charles Oliveira.
The featherweight clash has flown under the radar since being booked, but it is one that MMA fans should be clamoring to watch. It is worth the $9.99 subscription price for UFC Fight Pass by itself. These are two high-level grapplers who also love to strike.
The featherweight clash will not have much significance f more
Whether or not you've been paying attention, Dennis Bermudez has won six straight fights. His most recent victory, a one-sided mauling of Jimy Hettes, finally inched Bermudez's name into the UFC's official top-15, but only barely. He used to reside at No. 11, though on Monday the man with the division's best non-title winning streak got bumped down to No. 12, another causality of the rise of the Irish.
The good thing, at least, is that Bermudez almost instantly has a chance to remind folks he ex more
It promises to be a scrap when hard-nosed featherweights Clay Guida and Dennis Bermudez square off at this Saturday's (July 26, 2014) UFC on FOX 12 from San Jose, California. How can "Carpenter" and "Menace" score a momentum-building win? Read our fight preview below to find out!
This Saturday night (July 26, 2014) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweights Clay Guida and Dennis Bermudez will kick off the main card of UFC on FOX 12, airing live at 8 p.m. ET from SAP Center in San Jose, more
It was like old times again; Clay Guida putting it on an opponent, winning the bout, and then walking away with a Fight of the Night award. more
International Fight Week and two UFC events on the same weekend doesn't stop the promotion's fight-making machine, and August 23rd's UFC Fight Night event in Tulsa, Oklahoma... 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
Rumor has it that former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has spent some of his time away from the cage adding some extra muscle.
St-Pierre first got the rumor-mill going when he posted this photo, captioned "Working on putting on some muscle mass," onto his Instagram profile: MMAfighting’s Ariel Helwani later confirmed on Twitter. It turns out that current UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks doesn’t care—there’s no way he sees himself losing to St-Pierre, 200 pounds or not, for 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.