As if it were not enough to have the World Series champions in town, Philadelphia will also get UFC 101 “Declaration,” which will fill the Wachovia Center this Saturday with fight-starved fans of the Eastern Time Zone. B.J. Penn’s long-overdue lightweight title bout with Kenny Florian will headline the event, as Florian will look to unseat the Hawaiian and join the growing list of “The Ultimate Fighter” alumni who have held UFC gold.

Considering the dearth of quality mixed martial arts on this side of the Union, the UFC will back up that featured bout with current UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva’s showdown with former light heavyweight titleholder Forrest Griffin in a match that could earn Silva a top-five victory in his third division. Those two potentially historic matchups are joined on the main card by Amir Sadollah’s latest attempt to get his UFC run started, Kendall Grove and Ricardo Almeida looking to move up at the other’s expense and a lightweight tussle between Kurt Pellegrino and Josh Neer.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.
From Around the Web

Related News

UFC 184 results, photos: Accidental eye poke shuts down Roman Salazar vs. 'Kid' Yamamoto

  • 29 days ago
  • 14 views

LOS ANGELES – It was not likely the way Norifumi Yamamoto wanted to come back after a layoff in excess of 1,000 days.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC 184 live analysis (Yahoo Sports)

  • 29 days ago
  • 11 views

From Yahoo Sports: Follow along live as UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey defends her title against fellow undefeated fighter Cat Zingano. read news >>

UFC 184 prelims results: Lewis, Means pick up TKO wins

  • 29 days ago
  • 4 views

Derrick Lewis and Tim Means scored TKO victories in their respective UFC 184 preliminary card bouts. Derrick Lewis and Tim Means didn't need the full fifteen minutes to get the job done in their UFC read news >>

UFC 184 results, photos: Tim Means looks 'Dirty' good in first-round TKO of Dhiego Lima

  • 29 days ago
  • 5 views

LOS ANGELES – Tim Means took very little time to make a statement against Dhiego Lima, stopping his opponent with strikes at 2:17 of the first round.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC 184 results: Derrick Lewis ground-and-pounds way to win over Ruan Potts

  • 29 days ago
  • 10 views

Derrick Lewis' flaws are probably going to keep him from becoming a serious heavyweight contender. But woe be to the opponent who finds himself on the wrong end of "The Black Beast's" heavy hands. Le read news >>

UFC 184 results, photos: Derrick Lewis blasts Ruan Potts for second-round TKO

  • 29 days ago
  • 11 views

LOS ANGELES – Ruan Potts didn’t have much to offer Derrick Lewis, who was able to take his time in the second round for a convincing TKO.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC 184 live analysis (Yahoo Sports)

  • 29 days ago
  • 19 views

From Yahoo Sports: Follow along live as UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey defends her title against fellow undefeated fighter Cat Zingano. read news >>

UFC 184 prelims results: Fullen, Lararo pick up split decision wins

  • 29 days ago
  • 6 views

Both of the Fight Pass preliminary bouts on the UFC 184 card went to split decisions, with Masio Fullen and Valmir Lazaro picking up wins. The two Fight Pass bouts that kicked off UFC 184 in Los Ange read news >>

UFC 184 results, photos: Valmir Lazaro outworks James Krause for hard-fought split

  • 29 days ago
  • 5 views

LOS ANGELES – Valmir Lazaro was able to outwork James Krause over three rounds of their UFC 184 prelim bout, earning a split decision.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Trending News

Top News

Jump to: