It looks like UFC 178 may have a co-main event featuring top tier middleweights.
UFC 178 is still over two months away, but it looks like the card may be starting to fill up, as the UFC has announced a new booking, and one that may be slated for co-main event statues. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that the UFC has a bout agreement in place for Tim Kennedy to face Yoel Romero on the September 27th card in Las Vegas Nevada. The card is set to be headlined by Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafss more
It's the soldier against the "Soldier of God."
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is sorting through its middleweight division in a quest to find potential title contenders, recently booking Strikeforce import Tim Kennedy for a 185-pound showdown against menacing Olympian Yoel Romero.
When and where?
At the recently-reshuffled UFC 178 pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which takes place on Sept. 27, 2014, inside a venue to be named in Las Vegas, Nevada. That's according to vete more
A fight between Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero -- two surging middleweights in the UFC -- has been booked for UFC 178, which is set to take place in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Review first reported the bout.
Kennedy has won four fights in a row going back to his Strikeforce days, and is 3-0 in the UFC. He is coming off an impressive one-sided decision victory over Michael Bisping at the TUF Nations Finale in April. Kennedy currently sits at No. 6 on the media driven UFC rankings.
The Cuban wrestler R more
UFC 178 will be the setting of an important middleweight fight, as Strikeforce veteran Tim Kennedy takes on Cuban Olympic wrestler Yoel Romero. This was reported by Adam Hill of the Las Vegas Review-Journal on Tuesday.
The important middleweight tilt will likely be on the main card, seeing as Romero and Kennedy are arguably top-10 fighters in the weight class. The event takes place September 27 in Las Vegas and is headlined by a light heavyweight title rematch between champion Jon Jones and Alex more
This fall’s UFC 178 event has its second high-profile booking, this one in the middleweight division. Tim Kennedy will face Yoel Romero at the event.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero have reportedly been booked for a pivotal 185-pound showdown this fall. more
Since entering the UFC, former Strikeforce title contender Tim Kennedy has wanted nothing more than a tough opponent with a big name who could rocket him to the top of the middleweight division. He got that in his last outing when he stepped into the cage with No. 8-ranked Michael Bisping.
Kennedy is scheduled to step back into the cage at UFC 178 in September against a satisfyingly tough, but low-ranked Yoel Romero.
Romero, the former Olympic medalist, carries a four-fight winning streak into t more
UFC 178 will play host to a big-time middleweight tilt between No. 6-ranked contender Tim Kennedy and No. 11-ranked Yoel Romero on September 27.
Kennedy is riding a four-fight win streak into the matchup with three of the wins coming inside the Octagon. Romero posts his own four-fight win streak with all four coming under the UFC umbrella.
The middleweight division is in flux, and that will open the door for new challengers to the title. Champion Chris Weidman will be seeking new opponents in th more
UFC middleweight contender Tim Kennedy has always taken a hard stance against performance-enhancing drugs in MMA, so it comes as little surprise that he's never been—and still isn't—a Vitor Belfort fan. The two-time Strikeforce title challenger unloaded on "The Phenom's" testosterone replacement therapy usage in an interview with Submission Radio yesterday. Right now he's down in Brazil, or back in you know California, training his butt off and injecting, anything that he wants to and loving it, more