Stevenson-Castillo Completes UFC Live 3 Bill
Danny Castillo (right) | Dave Mandel/Sherdog.com
A lightweight scrap between former
title challenger Joe Stevenson
World Extreme Cagefighting
was made official Tuesday for
UFC Live 3 “Sanchez vs. Kampmann,”
completing the official
fight card with 12 bouts.
The matchup will be part of the Versus-televised main card and will
take place March 3 at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky. The
event will be headlined by a welterweight duel between dangerous
Kampmann and the resurgent Diego
Stevenson-Castillo serves as a late replacement for a welterweight
contest between Paulo
Thiago and Johny
Hendricks. That fight was scrapped after Thiago withdrew last
week due to injury. Left without an opponent, Hendricks was also
taken off the card.
After winning season two of “The Ultimate Fighter” as a
welterweight, Stevenson made the cut to 155 pounds in 2006. “Joe
Daddy” proceeded to win four straight fights en route to a shot at
Penn’s lightweight championship. Since falling to Penn at
80, the Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt has lost four of his
last seven fights, most recently dropping back-to-back bouts at the
hands of George
Sotiropoulos and Mac Danzig. A
three-time recipient of “Fight of the Night” honors inside the
Octagon, Stevenson owns 14 of his 31 career victories by
Conversely, Castillo rides consecutive victories into his bout with
the more experienced Stevenson. A seven-time WEC veteran, “Last
Call” bounced back from losses to Shane
Roller and Anthony
Pettis to defeat Dustin
Poirier and Will Kerr at
50 and WEC
53, respectively. The
Team Alpha Male representative has finished eight of his 10
victims and has been knocked out only once in his three-year
view original article >>
No stranger to that part of the world, thanks to TUF: "Smashes," Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Ross Pearson will take the stage with fellow TUF guy and local favorite Dylan Andrews for the UFC Fight Night 43 "Fight Club" Q&A video, which gets underway later tonight (Thursday, June 26, 2014) LIVE online at 11 p.m. ET right here using the video player above. For UFC Fight Night 43 live results click here. more
Don't call it a night just yet!
The official weigh-in event for UFC Fight Night 43: "Te Huna vs. Marquardt" takes place TONIGHT at the stroke of midnight (12 a.m. ET) from inside the Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand.
As usual, MMAmania.com will provide both a live video stream and complete UFC Fight Night 43 weigh-in results below, as well as detailed recap of the festivities just as soon as they conclude. The first fighter is expected to tip the scale at 12 a.m. ET (Thurs. night into Fri. more
SAN ANTONIO – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s UFC Fight Night 44 fighter weigh-ins. Get the results inside.Filed under: News, UFC more
The worldwide leader for mixed martial arts and UFC news, MMA News, UFC Rumors, MMA Rankings, Interviews, Videos, UFC Results, and UFC Blog more
Watch the fighters hit the scales to make the bouts official for UFC Fight Night: San Antonio.
Twenty-two UFC fighters will hit the scales today at 5 p.m. ET in San Antonio to make their bouts official for UFC Fight Night: San Antonio. The event takes place tomorrow (Saturday) evening, the second event of a UFC double header that kicks off at 2:30 a.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass with Fight Night: New Zealand.
The card breaks down like this:
Main Card (Fox Sports 1)
Featherweight - Cub Swanson vs. Jere more
The complete UFC Fight Night 43 fight card will air this later evening (Sat., June 28, 2014) on Fight Pass. Here's how to catch tonight's "Te Huna vs. Marquardt" mixed martial arts (MMA) action LIVE from all available locations.
FOR LIVE UFC FIGHT NIGHT 43: "TE HUNA VS. MARQUARDT" RESULTS ONLINE, INCLUDING LINKS TO PLAY-BY-PLAY COVERAGE, CLICK HERE.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to Fight Pass TONIGHT (June 28, 2014) -- that's Fri. night into Sat. morning -- with UFC Fight Night 43 more
AUCKLAND, New Zealand – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 43 even. Get live play-by-play and official results here beginning at approximately 2:30 a.m. ET.Filed under: News, UFC more
UFC Fight Night 44 will be the UFC's second show this weekend, beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET. The event, taking place in San Antonio, Texas, follows Fight Night 43, which began at 2:30 a.m ET, from New Zealand.
The latter half of the double billing is set to be headlined by a featherweight clash between Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens. A win would position either man quite close to a shot at Jose Aldo's divisional crown.
In the co-main event of the evening, up-and-comers Kelvin Gastelum and Nicholas more
UFC Fight Night 43: "Te Huna vs. Marquardt" results live online: UFC returns to Fight Pass dark and early today (Sat., June 28, 2014), featuring a five-round Middleweight main event between James Te Huna vs. Nate Marquardt from The Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand. MMAmania.com will deliver bell-to-bell results coverage of UFC Fight Night 43 online LIVE all weekend long, including latest fight updates, fight recaps, video highlights, winners, losers, press conference streams and all the oth more