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
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
One of the middleweight stalwarts that Lyoto Machida dispatched en route to a title shot was Mark Munoz. Check out the full fight, where Machida dropped his friend Munoz at UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Munoz. more
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Former Ultimate Fighter (TUF) guy Uriah Hall displayed a tremendous amount of heart -- and an unbelievable threshold for pain -- during last night's (July 5, 2014) unanimous decision win over Thiago Santos on the UFC 175: "Weidman vs. Machida" pay-per-view (PPV) card. "Prime Time" broke his toe in the first frame (see the gruesome pic here) but kept on trucking, earning the judges' nod and high praise from UFC President Dana White. Where does he go from here? Home from the hospital! For more UFC 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
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
DUBLIN – Trevor Smith is mired in a bit of a slump. But he talked to MMAjunkie about busting out of it and winning over Tor Troeng’s fans, to boot. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos more
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