Aaron Phillips is dropping from featherweight to bantamweight for a UFC Fight Night 49 matchup with Matt Hobar.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
Demian Maia will return to the Octagon next month.
Maia will square off against Mike Pyle in a welterweight contest at UFC Fight Night 49 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on Aug. 23, according to UFC officials Tuesday night.
The Brazilian jiu-jitsu specialist has won three of his past five fights, including a unanimous decision win over Alexander Yakovlev at TUF: Brazil 3 on May 31.
Pyle has won four of his past five fights, including a third-round TKO of T.J. Waldburger at UFC 170 on Feb. 22.
An intriguing lightweight matchup has been added to the UFC’s return to Japan, as Takanori Gomi meets Myles Jury.Filed under: News, UFC more
Seth Baczynski will welcome Octagon newcomer Alan Jouban to the Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight division next month. more
A lightweight fight between Bobby Green and Abel Trujillo that had been set for the now-canceled UFC 176 will move to UFC Fight Night 47 in Maine. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
The fight between former Strikeforce champions Ronaldo Souza and Gegard Mousasi that originally was set for the co-main event of UFC 176 now will take place at UFC Fight Night 50. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
The UFC 176 co-main event bout between Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Gegard Mousasi, like several other bouts on the cancelled fight card, has already found a new home, as of Wednesday morning. more
The lineup for the postponed UFC 176 event has been just about completely rescheduled, as a lightweight matchup between Fabricio Camoes and Gray Maynard has been moved to UFC Fight Night 47.Filed under: News, UFC more
A heavyweight matchup between Alistair Overeem and Ben Rothwell is the latest addition to September’s UFC Fight Night 50 event.Filed under: News, UFC more