Cruz looks to take his first step back to the division title against a familiar face in "Sin City."
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight kingpin Dominick Cruz will finally make his Octagon return when he battles fellow World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) import Takeya Mizugaki at the upcoming UFC 178 pay-per-view (PPV) event, scheduled for Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
ESPN.com brought word of the match up earlier today.
It will be nearly three years since Cruz (19-1) las more
LAS VEGAS -- UFC president Dana White discusses job opportunities in the UFC, Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz, Joe Rogan's fighting future, Gina Carano, Georges St-Pierre, and much more Friday evening at the UFC Fan Expo. more
LAS VEGAS - With a strange buzz at the Mandalay Bay Events center in the wake of the news that Stefan Struve had to pull out of his fight with Matt Mitrione after blacking out, Russell Doane and Marcus Brimage got the UFC 175 main card started.
In a tactical battle, Doane got a split decision in the end, winning on cards of 29-28, 28-29, and 30-27.
"We prepared to grind it out," said Doane, who improved to 14-3. "We knew that his defense was fantastic. A finish would have been great, but a win i more
LAS VEGAS - Going into his UFC 175 title defense against Lyoto Machida, there were still people who believed that undefeated UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman was somehow a fluke.
No one in their right mind is saying that after Saturday night, though. In a thrilling battle, Weidman got off to a fast start against the former light heavyweight champion, withstood a furious late-round comeback, and retained his championship via unanimous decision n the main event of UFC 175 at the Mandalay Ba more
LAS VEGAS – In the end, Ronda Rousey got her 50 wings. Chris Weidman got his recognition as a real champion. And the "guy in the truck" -- the one who doubles as the voice in Joe Rogan’s head -- got his answer as to whether or not Rousey would be up for fighting again in a few weeks at UFC 176 in Los Angeles.That answer, to paraphrase Dana White, was, "you’re dead to me you f---cking buffoon." In other words, no, but even that "greatest f--- up ever" that played out in public couldn’t take away more
LAS VEGAS -- Chris Weidman talks about his UFC 175 middleweight title fight against Lyoto Machida, why he wasn't happy after his second win over Anderson Silva, why it's bittersweet to move on from the Silva fights, and more. more
Sherdog.com reports from Las Vegas with live UFC 175 updates. more
Sorry Torontonians, Las Vegas is the place to be for one of the biggest fights of the year.
The first epic clash between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson took place in Toronto, Ontario, and the rematch was supposed to be in the same city. Those plans have been nixed, and on a special edition of UFC Tonight, Lorenzo Fertitta confirmed that UFC 178 will be in Las Vegas on 9/27. Believe it or not, it's the first time that Jones has fought in Vegas as a champion, although they tried to accomplish more
UFC 175 will go from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas this Saturday, July 5. The event is one of the year's most hotly anticipated shows, featuring a pair of title fights.
The main event of the evening pits incumbent middleweight titleholder Chris Weidman against the always dangerous Lyoto Machida. The matchup marks Weidman's first defense against an opponent other than the one he took the strap from (Anderson Silva).
In the co-main event of UFC 175, Ronda Rousey will look to improve more