Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine is a man on a mission. After a successful UFC debut in January against Hyun Gyu Lim, Saffiedine has been looking to get back into the cage. He was initially expected to face Jake Ellenberger at UFC 172 in May, but had to withdraw due to injury.
'The Sponge', however, is feeling better and ready to get back to work. First up? If Saffiedine had his way, it'd be Rory MacDonald.
Saffiedine recently called out MacDonald on The MMA Hour. He tol more
Green is forced to abandon Abel Trujillo at UFC Fight Night 47 in Maine; however, the promotion is expected to find a new opponent for "Killa" in the next few days.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight number one contender, Josh Thomson, is still competing this month, thanks to a last-minute save from Bobby Green for the upcoming UFC on FOX 12 event, scheduled for the SAP Center in San Jose, California, on July 26, 2014.
FOX Sports brought word of the 155-pound pairing earlier more
A welterweight bout between Brian Ebersole and John Howard has been booked for this fall’s UFC 178 event.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
A lightweight bout between Justin Edwards and Yancy Medeiros is the latest addition to next month’s quickly filling UFC 177 lineup.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
Long considered one of the most dangerous pure strikers in MMA, Melvin Manhoef found himself on the recieving end of a brutal knockout. more
A welterweight bout between Alex Garcia and Matt Dwyer has been targeted for next month’s UFC 176 event.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
On Independence Day weekend, MMA is like inexpensive grilling meat. The stuff is just everywhere.
For the second consecutive weekend, two UFC events are going down. The first is UFC 175 on Saturday, and the second is the finale of The Ultimate Fighter 19 on Sunday. But another upstart competitor is in the mix. World Series of Fighting 11 goes down on July 5 on NBC. That's the NBC, not some cable derivative. WSOF has pulled out all its stops and stars to make it as exciting an event as it can be. more
A look at the July 19th fight card headlined by Irish featherweight prospect Conor McGregor, as he faces Diego Brandao in Dublin, Ireland.
The lineup is set for UFC Fight Night in Ireland, and there are plenty of fights to look forward to, most notably the return of highly touted featherweight Conor McGregor. The Irishman will have the roar of the crowd behind him as he takes on Diego Brandao, who replaces the injured Cole Miller.
Icelandic welterweight prospect Gunnar Nelson meets Zak Cummings more
Accepting the bout was apparently the easy part. Getting his opponent to follow through on it seems to be the real challenge.Filed under: News, UFC more