A welterweight matchup between Yoshihiro Akiyama (13-5 MMA, 1-4 UFC) and Kyle Noke (20-7-1 MMA, 3-3 UFC) is in the works for UFC’s return to Japan. A Sherdog.com report of an Akiyama vs. Noke booking cited a UFC-produced promotional video of the matchup for the card. (...) more
Could this be "Sexyama's" swan song?
Yoshihiro Akiyama is expected to make his sexy return to the Octagon against Kyle Noke at the UFC Fight Night 52: "Hunt vs. Nelson" mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Fight Pass, which is scheduled for Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, on Sept. 20, 2014.
MMA Junkie confirmed the bout was under consideration; however, nothing is finalized at this time.
Akiyama (13-5, 2 NC) hasn't competed since a unanimous decision loss to Jake Shields at UFC 144, which to more
A lightweight tilt between Takanori Gomi and Myles Jury has been added to the UFC’s Sept. 20 return to Japan. more
The UFC has signed two more women’s strawweight prospects, and they’ll meet later this month in California. Joanna Jedrzejczyk will meet Juliana Carneiro Lima in San Jose.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
Just a few days after a bonus-winning KO in his debut, Rob Font has been booked again with no delays and will meet Chris Beal in a bantamweight bout at UFC Fight Night 50 in Connecticut.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
The UFC will stage another milestone when women's strawweights Claudia Gadelha and Tina Lahdemaki meet on the UFC Fight 45 Fight Pass prelims in the inaugural women's 114-pound match-up. more
Watch highlights from the Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller main event fight at UFC Fight Night 45 in Atlantic City, which took place on Wednesday, July 16, at Revel Resorts. more
One day before UFC Fight Night “Cerrone vs. Miller,” John Lineker was already a winner. more
Watch highlights from the Rick Story vs. Leonardo Mafra fight at UFC Fight Night 45 in Atlantic City, which took place on Wednesday, July 16, at Revel Resorts. more