Two exciting welterweight showdowns will take place in "Sin City" this fall.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has been busy behind the scenes this weekend, pushing out match ups for its late summer/early fall fight cards. Joining the upcoming UFC 178 pay-per-view (PPV) event, scheduled for Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, is a welterweight bangfest pitting Patrick Cote against Stephen Thompson.
Winnipeg Free Press brought word of the pairing earlier today.
Cote (20-8) has won three in a 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
Veteran welterweights Brian Ebersole and John Howard are set for a meeting at UFC 178. more
One of the most well-traveled journeymen in mixed martial arts will fight for the first time in 2014 at UFC 178. The promotion announced on Sunday via its official website that a welterweight fight between Brian Ebersole and John “Doomsday” Howard has been added to the stacked September 27th event in Las Vegas. Ebersole, who trains out of Tiger Muay Thai, made his UFC debut in 2011 after 62 professional fights and won his first four bouts before suffering back-to-back decision losses to James He more
After an action-packed UFC Fight Night 43 event over the weekend (Sat., June 28, 2014) in Auckland, New Zealand, plenty of fighters are still feeling the buzz; however, James Te Huna is likely suffering from the worst post-fight hangover after getting submitted by Nate Marquardt in round one, losing his third straight fight. Another weekend of fisticuffs has come and gone as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) once again double-dipped, staging two events on the same day (Sat., June 28, 2014) in more
LAS VEGAS – After a quick loss in his pro octagon debut, “The Ultimate Fighter 7? veteran Luke Zachrich dominated “TUF: Brazil” vet Guilherme Vasconcelos with sharp striking skills. Filed under: News, UFC more
Ronda Rousey suffered a nasty cut on her hand following a win over Alexis Davis at UFC 175.
Ronda Rousey only needed 16 seconds to dispatch of Alexis Davis, leading to Joe Rogan asking the champion if she was willing to save the UFC 176 card next month. It was something that Dana White didn't seem to be pleased about, but it looks like it isn't likely to happen even if they wanted to.
Rousey suffered a nasty cut and a possible hand injury in the fight, and it needed several stitches to close up. more
Ronda Rousey was already widely heralded as UFC's most dangerous woman before her bout with Alexis Davis on Saturday night from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, but after her decisive 16-second victory at UFC 175, she simply looked terrifying.
The armbar has been Rousey's instrument of destruction for the majority of her UFC career. Of her current 10-0 record, her first eight victories came on the ground via submission.
Not only that, but Rousey is no stranger to short fights, according to ESPN Stats more
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