It looks like UFC 178 may have a co-main event featuring top tier middleweights.
UFC 178 is still over two months away, but it looks like the card may be starting to fill up, as the UFC has announced a new booking, and one that may be slated for co-main event statues. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that the UFC has a bout agreement in place for Tim Kennedy to face Yoel Romero on the September 27th card in Las Vegas Nevada. The card is set to be headlined by Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafss more
A welterweight bout between Brian Ebersole and John Howard has been booked for this fall’s UFC 178 event.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
Patrick Cote didn’t get his preferred matchup, but he got a solid opponent for his next outing.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
Rising welterweights will battle at the UFC 178 card in Las Vegas, as the promotion announced that former UFC title contender Patrick Cote will take on knockout artist Stephen Thompson in the pay-per-view card at Nevada’s pay-per-view card on Sept. 27.
Cote (20-8) enters the fight coming off three consecutive victories over Alessio Sakara, Bobby Voelker and Kyle Noke. The TUF: Nations coach is 3-1 since his return to the Octagon. The Canadian went 4-0 when fighting for other promotions in 2011 a more
A welterweight bout between Hyun Gyu Lim and Takenori Sato has been targeted for September’s UFC Fight Night 52 event in Japan.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
While fighters of late have received title shots with witty post-fight quotes or clever social media campaigns, UFC featherweight Cub Swanson has set himself apart from that crowd. Following a win over Jeremy Stephens at UFC Fight Night San Antonio on Saturday, Swanson proclaimed that title shots, while they remain one of the most desirable fates for him, aren't going to be asked for by him. Instead, the fighter said he would like let his fights do the pleading for him. "For me, winning a title more
With UFC Fight Night 43 in the rearview mirror, it’s time to look forward, put on a pair of Joe Silva’s (and Sean Shelby’s) shoes, and play UFC matchmaker.Filed under: News, UFC more
UFC Fight Night 44 was all about the main event, and against Jeremy Stephens, Cub Swanson delivered the goods with his sixth consecutive UFC victory.Filed under: News, UFC more
In this week’s Trading Shots, retired UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to look at the Fight Pass model from a fighter’s perspective.Filed under: News, UFC more