AUCKLAND, New Zealand – In a battle of Brazilian jiujitsu black belts, Charles Oliveira finally was a step ahead of Hatsu Hioki.Filed under: News, UFC more
If you're a "Prodigy" fan, now's the time to haul ass over to the local betting window.
Well, there's two ways of looking at this.
Either Frankie Edgar is a god among featherweights, or BJ Penn is a washed-up tomato can. I'm not sure how else to explain the recent betting line from 5 Dimes (via Best Fight Odds), which has "The Answer" at -1050 for their Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale showdown, which takes place next Sunday (July 6, 2014) inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada ( more
Continuing to fulfill his massive potential, dangerous featherweight Charles Oliveira stayed on an upward trend with an impressive "Performance of the Night"-winning victory over Hatsu Hioki at yesterday's (June 28, 2014) UFC Fight Night 43 from Auckland, New Zealand. Check out our breakdown of "Do Bronx's" latest finish below!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweights Hatsu Hioki and Charles Oliveira went to war on the Fight Pass main card of UFC Fight Night 43 yesterday (Sat., June 2 more
A rivalry over four years in the making will end tonight (July 6, 2014) when Frankie Edgar meets BJ Penn for a third time in the TUF 19 Finale main event from Las Vegas, Nevada. "The Prodigy" has been out of action for quite some time. Is there any way he can knock off "The Answer" at 145 pounds? Read our fight preview to find out!
Tonight (July 6, 2014) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweights Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn will go to battle in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) more
That was uncomfortable. The main event of tonight's (Sun., July 6, 2014) The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, featured legendary former Lightweight Champion BJ Penn getting one more cracking at solving a puzzle that has baffled him twice before in Frankie Edgar. This time, he would do so in his first career bout contested at 145-pounds.
This also may or may not have served as his retirement fight.
If so, he went out on the lowest note possi more
LAS VEGAS - He was all but an afterthought over the weekend. His arena entrance Sunday was greeted with a lusty round of jeers from a crowd who desperately wanted to see B.J. Penn recapture his glory for one night. He went about his role in the closest thing mixed martial arts will ever see to Larry Holmes vs. Muhammad Ali with business-like precision.
But as the dust settles on a surreal evening, one fact remains: Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar is still very much a major factor i more
Charles Oliveira asked for a rematch with Nik Lentz, and he’s going to get it.
The Brazilian grappler, who earned Performance of the Night bonuses in his last UFC wins over Andy Ogle and Hatsu Hioki, battles Lentz one more time at the UFC Fight Night 50 card in Connecticut on Sept. 5.
"I’m ready to fight anyone UFC says, but I can’t hide I have some unfinished business with Nik Lentz," Oliveira said after his win over Hioki in June. "If I could choose, he’s the one I would like to fight next. He more
Old score, new weight class.
Remember that illegal knee Charles Oliveira landed at UFC on Versus 4 back in June 2011?
Nik Lentz does.
Now, "The Carny" has a chance to do something about it, as he's been penciled in for a "Do Bronx" rematch at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 50 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place on Sept. 5, 2014, inside Foxwoods Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut.
UFC announced the pairing on Wednesday night.
Lentz (25-6-2, 1 NC) was submitted by Oliveira more
Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar told UFC Tonight that a fight against Cub Swanson makes the most sense for the division since the champion is out on the sidelines. Frankie Edgar is looking to work his way back to a title shot and believes a match-up against Cub Swanson would do exactly that.
The former UFC lightweight champion, who is coming off a third round stoppage victory over B.J. Penn last Sunday at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale, told UFC Tonight that the fight makes sense c more