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Canada? Pfffft. Sweden? As if.
The Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson light heavyweight championship rematch, recently booked for the upcoming UFC 178 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Sept. 27, 2014, now has a place to call home, according to promotion president Dana White.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on Friday (July 4) announced the event would be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, but has yet to reveal an official venue, though both MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay ar more
Welterweight contender Tyron Woodley will get right back into the Octagon on August 23, as he follows up his June bout with Rory MacDonald with a matchup against Dong Hyun Kim in Macao, China. more
Dong Hyun Kim reacts to the sudden change in opponents, and vows to not change his new style of fighting regardless of opposition.
Korean star Dong Hyun Kim flew to Hong Kong today, prepared to do media activities to promote his bout against Hector Lombard. As he was heading to the press conference though, DDana White suddenly told him that his opponent changed to Tyron Woodley, and according to Kim, it was a whirlwind of emotions shortly after.
"When I heard the news, I was devastated and surpr more
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Tyron Woodley is getting right back to work.
Less than two weeks after his loss to Rory MacDonald at UFC 174, Woodley has agreed to replace Hector Lombard against Dong Hyun Kim on Aug. 23 in Macau, China, UFC president Dana White announced on Tuesday.
Lombard was forced to withdraw from the fight due to a "pretty big-sized" cervical herniated disc pinching one of his nerves. He has been told by his doctor that he'll be out of action for at least three months, however, it is unclear at this time more
UFC welterweight contender Hector Lombard is out of his August 23 matchup against Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night 49. Stepping in to replace the No. 6-ranked welterweight against Kim is Tyron Woodley, who recently dropped a lopsided unanimous decision to Rory MacDonald at UFC 174 in Vancouver. UFC President Dana White confirmed the matchup change via Instagram: Luckily for Kim, Lombard and Woodley are not dissimilar. Lombard is a power puncher with great trips and throws and a heavy top game, w more
For Jon Jones, success at UFC 178 won’t be attained by merely winning and defending his light heavyweight title.
He has to dominate Alexander Gustafsson on September 27.
It’s hard to imagine that a year has almost passed since Jones and Gustafsson’s epic light heavyweight clash at UFC 165. Both men expended every ounce of fight in their bodies for 25 minutes in arguably the greatest title fight in UFC history.
When the battle smoke lifted, Jones was left standing with his hand raised, but Gustaf more
After a lackluster loss to fellow welterweight contender Rory MacDonald earlier this month at UFC 174, Tyron Woodley now has a major opportunity to get back in to title contention.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
An injury to Hector Lombard has caused a shake-up to the welterweight bout scheduled for UFC Fight Night 48 in Macau, China, later this summer. Tyron Woodley will now step up on relatively short notice to take on Dong Hyun Kim in what is expected to be the co-main event of the evening.
Another unfortunate injury has caused a change to a big Welterweight match up set for UFC Fight Night 48, which takes place at The Venetian in Macau, China, on Aug. 23, 2014.
Earlier this morning, Ultimate Fightin more