The 'Reem is ready for his return.
The veteran heavyweight from Holland will square off with Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night 50. The event will be held on Sept. 5 at the Foxwoods Casino on Mashantucket Pequot tribal land near Ledyard, Conn. FOXSports.com initially reported the bout on Wednesday. Overeem (37-13, 1 NC), a former Strikeforce and Dream champion, defeated Frank Mir via decision at UFC 169. That victory was believed to have saved his UFC career, as it came after back-to-back knockout more
Chad Mendes isn't holding back his words in the wake of the news that his rematch with UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo Jr. has been postponed.
"Jose Aldo can't run from me forever," The Team Alpha Male fighter said on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. "This fight's going to happen and I'm going to take the belt from him."
This isn't the first time Aldo has postponed a fight with Mendes. Aldo also postponed their first fight, which eventually ended up taking place at UFC 142.
So with Aldo pu more
UFC 176's main event featherweight title fight has been wiped out for now thanks to an injury to the champion. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more
Chad Mendes will have to wait a little longer to get his second shot at the UFC title.
UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has suffered an injury that will force him out of his seventh UFC title defense on August 2 in Los Angeles, California, against the Alpha Male product, MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani reported on Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1.
UFC president Dana White confirmed the news, but there’s no word yet on a new main event for UFC 176.
Mendes earned his second U more
Dana White cleared up the UFC featherweight "title shot" picture, pretty much saying Cub Swanson is going to get it after defeating Jeremy Stephens at UFC Fight Night 44. Don't ask, and you shall receive.
After he defeated Jeremy Stephens in the main event of UFC Fight Night 44 last weekend (Sat., June 28, 2014) in San Antonio, Texas via unanimous decision (highlights), Cub Swanson declared he wouldn't go begging for a title shot during the post-fight press conference.
Luckily for him, he won't more
BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down rounds 3 through 5 of the spectacular back-and-forth fight between top featherweights Jeremy Stephens and Cub Swanson. Every fight fan loves a spectacular finish, but some of the greatest fights in history have been tactical wars. Aside from the judges' decision, which is often a notable drama of its own, the narrative of a long, back-and-forth fight can be more compelling than even the most spectacular finish. With Cub Swanson vs Jeremy Steph more
The injury bug has bitten Jose Aldo once again. more
UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is injured and out of the pay-per-view main event against Chad Mendes, according to a report from UFC Tonight on Wednesday. more
UFC 176 received a huge blow tonight as Featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled title defense against Chad Mendes in the main event.
More bad Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) news.
UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo has suffered an injury and will be unable to defend his 145-pound title against Chad Mendes at UFC 176, which takes place at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif., on Aug. 2, 2014.
No official statement was released from the promotion y more