On a night when the UFC will be going head-to-head with Bellator in the same state, Alistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell has been booked for the September 5th show.
It's not a fight that I'm sure many expected to be booked, but nevertheless Alistair Overeem's next fight is set to be against Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night in Connecticut on September 5th. This is the 2nd major announcement for a card that previously had just two other fights confirmed heading into today. Breaking fight: Alistair Ove more
Following positive drug tests for a pair of its fighters at separate events earlier this month, the UFC has issued a statement. Filed under: News, UFC more
Robert Drysdale finally makes his UFC debut on Sunday night, and he decided to open up about his controversial start in the promotion in 2013.
Drysdale, a jiu-jitsu world champion and ADCC openweight champion, was set to make his promotional debut at UFC 167, but was removed from a light heavyweight bout with Cody Donovan after failing a Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) mandated out-of-competition drug test.
Ironically, Drysdale was never suspended by the commission or punished by the UFC for te more
UFC 176's main event featherweight title fight has been wiped out for now thanks to an injury to the champion. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more
UFC Featherweight champ Jose Aldo is injured and won't be able to defend his title against Chad Mendes at UFC 176.
MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani reported on UFC Tonight on Fox Sports 1 that UFC Featherweight champ Jose Aldo is injured and his UFC 176 headliner against Chad Mendes is cancelled.
This is terrible news for Jose Aldo fans who have had to endure cancelled fight after long injury induced layoffs between rare opportunites to see their man in the Octagon. Since becoming the UFC Featherwei more
UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is injured and out of the pay-per-view main event against Chad Mendes, according to a report from UFC Tonight on Wednesday. more
Jose Aldo is injured and the main event of UFC 176 has been cancelled. So should the entire card be scrapped? The Bloody Elbow staff tackles the issue.
Jose Aldo is injured and his bout against Mendes has been scrapped. According to MMA Fighting, the champion has suffered a "shoulder and cervical spine injury", and while no return date has been specified, Aldo can't train and will have to return for another examination in 3 weeks.
Brent Brookhouse: There's only one month to go until the card and more
It’s no secret that UFC 175 is the biggest event the Ultimate Fighting Championship has put together so far in 2014. The promotion has gone all-in by placing two title fights on one card, as Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey will defend their belts.
UFC is also in a fight of its own. Not against another promotion but rather dwindling pay-per-view figures that have continued into 2014. UFC 175 will be an interesting test of the current strength of the promotion as a whole.
One of the big storylines more
The face of the UFC has one major obstacle left.
For Ronda Rousey, the sport's equivalent to Tiger Woods at this point, a unique opportunity has presented itself. Already in the co-main event of Saturday night's UFC 175, Rousey may have a chance to step in and be the headlining act at UFC 176, too. For all of her talk about wanting time off to recuperate, things have done a 180 since it was announced the promotion lost its main event at 176, a featherweight title match between Jose Aldo and Chad more