Glover Teixeira is looking to get back to work inside the cage, but he's taking the necessary time to make sure he'll be firing on all cylinders when that time comes.
The Brazilian powerhouse suffered a torn labrum in his loss to Jon Jones at UFC 172 back in May, in what resulted in one of the most lopsided defeats in the 34-year-old's career. The injury occurred in the early goings of the title tilt when the light heavyweight champion used a shoulder crank on the challenger while the two fighte more
Back in the win column, The Huntington Beach Bad Boy wants more.
Tito Ortiz submitted Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko in a light heavyweight bout in May, and he’s targeting a return to the cage in November, according to his muay thai coach Rafael Cordeiro.
"He did an excellent fight against Shlemenko," Cordeiro told MMAFighting.com. "He will fight again in November. We don’t know the opponent yet, but he’s already training."
The former UFC light heavyweight champion snapped a more
After a sour-tasting no-contest decision disrupted a three-fight winning streak, Yusup Saadulaev is ready to get back on track at ONE FC: War of Dragons on Friday. more
Alexander Gustafsson is disappointed.
"The Mauler" impressed against Jon Jones at UFC 165, but didn’t get the immediate rematch he was hoping for. After a dominant victory over Jimi Manuwa, the Swedish light heavyweight earned another shot at the UFC gold, but was forced out of UFC 178 with a torn meniscus.
"Thank you all for the support. I will be back stronger than ever and get MY belt. Jones, I see that you are happy, but if you get passed DC, your nightmare will be back and more motivated th more
Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes said back in February that he'd be surprised to see fellow former champion Georges St-Pierre actually make a return to the Octagon. Now, Hughes is urging his former rival to make his competitive hiatus permanent.
"The UFC would hate me saying this but I'm going to say it anyway," Hughes told Canada.com (via MMA Mania). "If I was GSP, I'd probably hang them up. Here I am a guy that lost my (last) two fights and I'd love to get back in there (to finish more
After a false start, Johnny Case is ready to begin his UFC career.
Case will meet fellow lightweight Kazuki Tokudome at UFC Fight Night 52 on Sept. 20 at the Saitma Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.
Just days after Case agreed to fight Joe Ellenberger at UFC Fight Night 44 in June, he failed a pre-fight eye test and was pulled from the fight. The UFC then paid for him to have LASIK eye surgery and he is now good to go.
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Number one women's bantamweight contender Cat Zingano will make her long-awaited return to the Octagon on Saturday, September 27, as she faces Brazil's Amanda Nunes in a UFC 178 bout... more
Cat Zingano will finally return to the Octagon on Sept. 27, but Amanda Nunes wants to ruin her title aspirations with a quick knockout at UFC 178 in Las Vegas, Nev.
Nunes, who scored a pair of first-round TKO victories over Sheila Gaff and Germaine de Randamie in her UFC appearances, sees Zingano as the perfect opponent to get her a shot at the bantamweight championship against UFC superstar Ronda Rousey.
"I want to show in this fight that I’m ready for Ronda and for the title," Nunes told MMAFi more
Boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao will return to the "sweet science" on Nov. 22, 2014, to face undefeated (and unheralded) Chris Algieri on HBO pay-per-view (PPV) from inside the Venetian Macau in China, according to a report from Yahoo! Sports.
"Pac Man" (56-5-2) has been able to rattle off a pair of unanimous decision wins over Brandon Rios and Timothy Bradley, after a dreadful 2012 fight campaign that saw the aging Filipino go 0-2 with a stunning knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez more