Undefeated Brazilian prospect Leonardo Leite has signed a deal with Legacy FC, and he will debut in a title fight.
Unbeaten in MMA, the jiu-jitsu and judo specialist will make his promotional debut in a five-round fight against Myron Dennis in September, Legacy FC promoter Mick Maynard confirmed to MMAFighting.com on Monday.
The light heavyweight showdown will headline the Legacy FC 35 card in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Brazilian Top Team product Leite made his transition to MMA in 2013 with a first-round more
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Ronda Rousey is set to defend her UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship for the fourth time since joining UFC. The opponent is Alexis Davis, who's won five straight fights but hasn't received much attention leading up to the marquee bout.
The general consensus is that Davis doesn't serve as much of a threat to the undefeated reigning champion. The oddsmakers agree, as they have installed the challenger as a major underdog (+800 via Odds Shark) ahead of UFC 175.
If nothing else, the lack of respe more
Will Ronda Rousey finally meet her match when she steps into the Octagon on Saturday night at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas to fight Alexis Davis?
Well, it's certainly a possibility. It's also difficult to bet against an undefeated bantamweight champion who has forced eight of her nine opponents to submit via a devastating armbar.
Here's a look back at the success of Rousey's finishing move: Rousey has simply dominated her division, having beaten five previous opponents within the first minute of th more
On Saturday afternoon at WSOF 11, undefeated Justin Gaethje looked to defend his lightweight title against the also undefeated Nick Newell.
The fight started off very competitive, with Newell throwing, and landing, combinations and even threatening with a submission at one point. As the round wore on, Gaethje began to land major power shots that slowed Newell down.
By the end of the first round, Newell was clearly exhausted, and the next round consisted of Gaethje stalking Newell around the cage more
UFC 175 features a middleweight title fight, as Chris Weidman looks to defend his belt against former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida. Weidman will look to put Anderson Silva in his rear-view mirror, and a win over Machida would accomplish just that.
For Machida, a win over Weidman would make him just the third fighter in UFC history to hold a belt in two different weight classes, Randy Couture and BJ Penn being the others. The stakes are high, and experts are split down the middle on w more
From the very beginning, Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida was a legacy-making fight. Weidman had the chance to cement himself, beyond any doubt, as the greatest middleweight in MMA. Machida, meanwhile, had the opportunity to establish himself as the UFC's third two-division champion, behind only MMA legends BJ Penn and Randy Couture, and stake a claim as one of MMA's all-time greats.
For three rounds, the fight wasn't even remotely competitive. Weidman took "The Dragon" down with little effort, t more
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UFC 177 will be headlined by two title fights.
Demetrious Johnson, the first-ever UFC flyweight champion, is set to put his 125-pound title on the line against Chris Cariaso in the co-main event of the pay-per-view card in Sacramento, California, on August 30. Yahoo! Sports first reported the bout.
UFC 177 will be headlined by an immediate rematch between T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao for the bantamweight championship.
Johnson (20-2-1) quickly returns to the Octagon less than three months follo more