On Saturday night, UFC 175 went down in Las Vegas, Nevada, with a main event featuring a middleweight title fight between Chris Weidman and former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida.
The co-main event had "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey looking to defend her women's bantamweight title against Alexis Davis for the fourth time.
A heavyweight fight between Stefan Struve and Matt Mitrione was cancelled when Struve fainted backstage, per Fox Sports' Damon Martin.
Rounding out the card was a middleweight f more
Saturday marks the 20th time a UFC event will feature two championship bouts.
In other words, Dana White and Co. have once again pulled out all the stops to ensure the Fourth of July weekend is yet again a resounding success.
With headliners like Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey—the former a two-time slayer of Anderson Silva and the latter a champion furthering the women's side of the sport—what could go wrong?
Beneath the surface of the main events, the rest of the card completes what is the spor more
On Saturday night, UFC 175 took place in Las Vegas, Nevada, featuring a middleweight title fight between Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida, a women's bantamweight title fight between Ronda Rousey and Alexis Davis and more.
The whole card had solid fights from top to bottom, with both title fights being especially memorable even though they had wildly different outcomes.
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That was the theme in Las Vegas on Saturday night at UFC 175 from the top of the card, right on down to the bottom.
Title holders got the last laugh, with Ronda Rousey downing the No. 2 fighter to hush any whispers of doubt and Chris Weidman surviving a surge from Lyoto Machida to quell the Anderson Silva "fluke" questions.
But before the co-main events, the trend was birthed by rising contenders with everything on the line. Three names in particular stuck out (it may have been four more
On Saturday night, the UFC middleweight title and women's bantamweight title are on the line in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event sees Lyoto Machida challenge Chris Weidman for the former, while Alexis Davis will challenge Ronda Rousey for the latter.
In addition, Stefan Struve will make his UFC return after being out for over a year, and Urijah Faber is fighting on the prelims for the first time in his UFC career.
Meanwhile, a few individuals may be fighting to remain with the company.
UFC 175 hits Las Vegas on Saturday with two championship fights.
UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman defends his title for the second time in his career, and it will be Lyoto Machida challenging him in the main event.
In the co-main event, Ronda Rousey defends her bantamweight crown against jiu-jitsu ace Alexis Davis.
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UFC 175 will go from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas this Saturday, July 5. The event is one of the year's most hotly anticipated shows, featuring a pair of title fights.
The main event of the evening pits incumbent middleweight titleholder Chris Weidman against the always dangerous Lyoto Machida. The matchup marks Weidman's first defense against an opponent other than the one he took the strap from (Anderson Silva).
In the co-main event of UFC 175, Ronda Rousey will look to improve more
UFC will host two events in Las Vegas, Nevada, this weekend (Saturday and Sunday), with cards that feature several fights that could deliver fun action. Before the action begins, take a look at the special fighters and fights who have the potential to haul in one or more of UFC's new performance-based bonuses.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in the midst of "International Fight Week," leading up to its annual Fourth of July extravaganza, which usually features a big fight card.
But, this more
Before every fight card, mixed martial arts (MMA) fans toggle between possible scenarios and what to expect days before it all unfolds in front of their eyes. Probable outcomes, distinguishable facts and head-scratching theories are all part of the mystique that surrounds the fights on any given night. We ask ourselves the same questions … and try to uncover different answers.
And it don't stop.
The Fourth of July weekend festivities continue on Sunday night (July 6, 2014) with The Ultimate Figh more