UFC President Dana White, however, is not ready to commit.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight attraction Conor McGregor was able to put his money where his mouth is by stopping Diego Brandao in the main event of UFC Fight Night 46 (full results here), which took place last Saturday (July 19, 2014) live on Fight Pass from the O2 Arena in Dublin, Ireland.
Dustin Poirier was not impressed.
In fact, the No. 6-ranked "Diamond" is looking to become the first man under the ZUFFA umbrell more
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Third time's the charm for Thiago Tavares?
The Brazilian veteran, who was forced to cancel his featherweight debut twice due to injuries, will attempt his first cut to 145 pounds on August 16, when he takes on Robbie Peralta at UFC Fight Night 47 in Bangor, Maine. UFC announced the match-up on Twitter.
Tavares (18-5-1) decided to drop down to 145 pounds following a quick submission victory over Justin Salas in November, in Brazil, but couldn’t compete against Zubaira Tukhugov and Tom Niinimaki i more
Since they're all in the twilight of their careers, it seemed natural for the UFC to add Takanori Gomi, Norafumi "Kid" Yamamoto and Yoshihiro Akiyama to the UFC Fight Night 52 card in September in Japan, according to Dave Meltzer of MMA Fighting.
Although none of the three men have flourished since joining the UFC, the company's brass must assume that if anything's going to motivate them, it'll be the UFC's first trip to Japan since UFC on Fuel TV 8.
Of the three, only Gomi fought on the UFC on more
One of the middleweight stalwarts that Lyoto Machida dispatched en route to a title shot was Mark Munoz. Check out the full fight, where Machida dropped his friend Munoz at UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Munoz. more
The complete UFC Fight Night 44 fight card will air this evening (Sat., June 28, 2014) on FOX Sports 1 and Fight Pass. Here's how to catch tonight's "Swanson vs. Stephens" mixed martial arts (MMA) action LIVE from all available locations.
FOR LIVE UFC FIGHT NIGHT 44: "SWANSON VS. STEPHENS" RESULTS ONLINE, INCLUDING LINKS TO PLAY-BY-PLAY COVERAGE, CLICK HERE.
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That's what you call being a company woman!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey recently revealed she would be taking a break from fighting after her title fight against Alexis Davis at UFC 175 on July 5, 2014.
Preferably, a five-to-six month layoff, as she wants to return to the cage for the promotion's annual year-end event, which goes down on Jan 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
But should Dana White and Co. need a last-minute superstar to fill a void more