UFC 178 will be the setting of an important middleweight fight, as Strikeforce veteran Tim Kennedy takes on Cuban Olympic wrestler Yoel Romero. This was reported by Adam Hill of the Las Vegas Review-Journal on Tuesday.
The important middleweight tilt will likely be on the main card, seeing as Romero and Kennedy are arguably top-10 fighters in the weight class. The event takes place September 27 in Las Vegas and is headlined by a light heavyweight title rematch between champion Jon Jones and Alex more
Middleweight contenders Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero meet in the Fight Capital of the World this fall. more
For any of the doubters, Chris Weidman cemented his position as UFC middleweight champion by defeating Lyoto Machida. Despite an impressive performance, the champ said he had probably the worst training camp of his career heading into the fight. more
UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy is hoping to win the drug testing lottery. Booked to face Yoel Romero at UFC 178 Sept. 27 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Kennedy is campaigning to be part of the Nevada State Athleic Commision's (NSAC) enhanced, random drug-testing program.
"They randomly test three dudes and all three fail," Kennedy told ESPN's Brett Okomoto. "All in my weight class. All dudes I could potentially be fighting. I went from just being vocal about drug use, to saying to myself, ‘I have to make a more
Edson Barboza is one of the most prolific kickers in the lightweight division, but UFC Fight Night 45 opponent Evan Dunham isn’t flustered in the slightest.Filed under: News, UFC more
When Tim Means describes the training camp for his Saturday fight against Hernani Perpetuo, please note that he’s not complaining. more
One of the sport's brightest prospects takes on one of Japan's most decorated champions.
I guess he got tired of waiting for Nate Diaz to answer the phone.
Undefeated 155-pound sensation Myles Jury has been paired off against former PRIDE lightweight champion Takanori Gomi for the UFC Fight Night 52: "Hunt vs. Nelson" mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Fight Pass, which is scheduled for Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, on Sept. 20, 2014.
FOX Sports reported the pending match up on Wednesday more
Mirko 'CroCop' Filipovic had a tough training camp for his GLORY 17 LOS ANGELES rematch with Jarrell 'Big Baby' Miller. The years of training have taken their toll. Soreness from training is a daily hell, a calf muscle tore under the strain and - worst of all - a cut on his elbow became infected and remained so for most of the camp plus the fight itself. It has required regular draining and is still being treated with antibiotics.
Some eagle-eyed viewers will have noticed that Mirko "CroCop" Fil more
The UFC has signed one of the top fighters at 135 lbs.
While the signings of Thomas Almeida and Scott Askham made big news last week, the UFC has also recently picked up one of the best women's bantamweight talents in the world today. Undefeated Invicta FC champion Lauren Murphy has been signed to take on former UFC title challenger Sara McMann at UFC Fight Night Bangor. The UFC made the fight official on Thursday. Murphy had been quietly campaigning for her release from her Invicta contract, to more