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
Road FC 16 is set for the South Korean city of Gumi on July 26 and will be headlined by a flyweight title fight with Nam Jin Jo and Song Min Jong competing for the inaugural 125-pound belt. more
Former world title challenger Sara McMann returns to the Octagon on August 16 to face unbeaten newcomer Lauren Murphy in a bantamweight bout at UFC Fight Night in Bangor, Maine. more
Check out the bout order for the TUF 19 Finale on Sunday, which is headlined by a 3rd meeting between Frankie Edgar and B.J. Penn.
It is not my place to talk about the quality of TUF 19, because the only episode I watched was Cathal Pendred versus Eddie Gordon, and I don't need to see it again. However, everyone else from Joe Beerbelly to Dana White has derided the quality of this season's cast, and the end result is that only a handful of fighters (including Pendred for the Ireland show) are ge more
The Ultimate Fighter 19 season finale takes place on Sunday, and it is headlined by a battle of the coaches.
For the third time, Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn will step inside the cage to oppose each other. The first two times both went the way of Edgar by unanimous decision.
This time they meet at 145 pounds.
UFC 112 was the site of the first meeting between the two legends, but Edgar was not yet a legend. In a close battle, Edgar got the nod on the judges' scorecards, but many felt like Penn did e more
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
Watch footage from the 3rd bout between former UFC champions Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn. Video: Highlight: Frankie Edgar vs. BJ Penn more
The UFC added a new middleweight bout to the UFC Fight Night 50 in at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Conn., on Sept. 5, as Rafael Natal takes on Chris Camozzi.
The middleweights were scheduled to meet at the UFC on FX 8 card in 2013, but the bout was changed as Camozzi replaced injured Costa Philippou against Ronaldo Souza in the co-main event.
Natal (17-6-1) looks to get back on track following losses to Tim Kennedy and Ed Heman, while Camozzi (19-8) enters the bout on a three-fight los more
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