October’s UFC Fight Night 53 lineup in Sweden continues to take shape and now has its second fight.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
While in Japan on Thursday, Dana White announced a partnership with Vale Tudo Japan for a television show in some ways similar to The Ultimate Fighter, but with a few different tweaks, including a 30-week season and a round-robin style format.
Everyone knows the UFC's battle plan when it comes to a new market. The idea is to get an Ultimate Fighter reality show on a strong television outlet, and audiences get to know the fighters, see them fight, and the best ones become television stars that ca more
UFC and the crew behind Vale Tudo Japan and Shooto are cooperating to produce two tournaments for a Japanese TV show that will have the winners join the UFC ranks.
During a press conference in Tokyo, Dana White announced that they will be partnering up with a local promotion in Vale Tudo Japan to help build stars and improve their roster of Japanese fighters. The two promotions will cooperate to produce a TV show in Japan that will have tournaments in both bantamweight and featherweight division more
Whenever Cub Swanson fights, there's a chance for an explosive finish. He won't have to hunt down his opponent on Saturday night, as Jeremy "Lil Heathen" Stephens is never one to back down from a brawl.
Swanson has made it clear: He believes he deserves a shot at the title. He has already faced and been knocked out by current champion Jose Aldo, but that was in 2009 when both were in WEC. He wants his crack at the title soon, but Stephens stands in his way.
'Lil Heathen has been up and down over more
The UFC and Vale Tudo Japan/Shooto, a trailblazing and veteran MMA promotion based in Japan, have formed a partnership that includes a new television series.Filed under: News, UFC more
September’s return to Japan, UFC Fight Night 52, will feature some local talent, officials today announced.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
The Ultimate Fighting Championship has signed a groundbreaking deal with VTJ to promote and operate a new tournament series in Japan, which expected to premiere later this year. more
A pair of intriguing matchups has been added to August’s UFC Fight Night 49 events, as Demian Maia faces Mike Pyle, and Thales Leites meets Francis Carmont.Filed under: News, UFC more
UFC Fight Night: Tulsa gets a boost through the addition of two new main card fights.
The UFC's August 23rd stop in Tulsa, Oklahoma has a pair of brand new bouts that are immediately relevant to the top 15 of both the welterweight and middleweight divisions. The UFC has confirmed Demian Maia will take on Mike Pyle, while Francis Carmont battles Thales Leites.
Maia (19-6) bounced back from a tough loss to Rory MacDonald at UFC 170 with a rare knockdown and then a decision win over Alexander Yakov more