Will the fifteenth time be the charm?
Alistair Overeem will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon when he faces Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night 50, which is scheduled for Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Ledyard, Conn., on Sept. 5, 2014.
Overeem -- who is now 100-percent healthy -- recently returned to the win column at UFC 169 with a decision win over Frank Mir after suffering back-to-back losses to Antonio Silva and Travis Browne in 2013. He'll look to make it two straight wins when he faces more
Stipe Miocic still wants that fight with Junior dos Santos.
The Cleveland-based heavyweight had what he thought was his potential breakthrough fight when he was scheduled to meet the former UFC heavyweight champion on May 31 in Brazil.
But dos Santos had to pull out of the bout with a broken hand, and Miocic instead went on to record a fast knockout of Fabio Maldonado, who was coming up from light heavyweight on short notice.
So with nothing else on his agenda at the moment, the 12-1 Miocic says more
Brazil’s Tiago dos Santos is set to meet Akbarh Arreola, from Mexico, at UFC on FOX 12, which finalizes the card with 12 fights later this month in San Jose.Filed under: News, UFC more
LAS VEGAS – In a workmanlike performance, Bruno Santos controlled Chris Camozzi on the mat and prevented him from using his length in standup exchanges.Filed under: News, UFC more
LAS VEGAS – In a fight filled with spins and kicks and spinning kicks, “The Ultimate Fighter 17? finalist Uriah Hall fought through a broken toe to outpoint Thiago Santos.Filed under: News, UFC more
Ronda Rousey, international movie star (maybe), former Olympian, and UFC women's bantamweight champion, returned to the Octagon tonight (Sat., July 5, 2014) to defend her title against Alexis Davis in the co-main event of UFC 175: "Weidman vs. Machida" at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
And she did just that.
In dominating fashion.
Here's what happened, and try to keep up, okay? They met in the center of the cage and exchanged a few punches. Rousey landed a hard right hand t more
With critics abound following his lackluster post-TUF run, Uriah Hall needed a win over Thiago Santos at last night's (July 5, 2014) UFC 175 event from Las Vegas, Nevada. Despite breaking his toe early on, Hall overcame to continue building a win streak. Read our review of his inspiring victory below!
Last night (Sat., July 5, 2014) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweights Uriah Hall and Thiago Santos went to war on the main card of UFC 175 from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, more
Former Strikeforce and K-1 champion Alistair Overeem still wants a piece of former UFC heavyweight titleholder Junior dos Santos, even though his next opponent is already booked. The Reem briefly mentioned his desire to square off with the Brazilian power puncher when he appeared on Ariel Helwani's The MMA Hour, per Luke Thomas of MMA Fighting. "I'm focused and I want to really fight," Overeem said. "I'm very optimistic [a bout with dos Santos] is going to come and I want it to come. I could see more
That was an impressive finish, but was it a bad stoppage?
The main card of tonight's (Wed., July 16, 2014) UFC Fight Night 45: "Cerrone vs. Miller" event at the Revel Hotel Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, featured former Ultimate Fighter contestant Joe Proctor looking to keep Justin Salas from starting a win streak.
He did just that.
It was a boxing match early on. Salas was leaping in with punches and while he found some success with that, Proctor found even more with counter shots. At som more