Bellator tried to sign Jungle Fight bantamweight champion Jonas Bilharinho, but the undefeated prospect wasn’t interested in the offer.
Sources close to the situation told MMAFighting.com that "Speed", who became the 135-pound champion in March with a split decision victory over previously unbeaten Mario Israel (9-1), decided to decline the offer and wait for an opportunity in the UFC.
"That’s right," Bilharinho confirmed to MMAFighting.com. "I declined (the offer) for two reasons. I have a figh more
In the second episode of UFC Embedded to promote UFC 175, women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey works out and gets real inside of her Mandalay Bay hotel room, Alexis Davis and Lyoto Machida fly to Las Vegas, while UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman and Gian Villante collide in a heated FIFA '14 match. more
LAS VEGAS -- UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey spoke to the media on Wednesday at the UFC 175 pre-fight workouts. She discussed what was different about her preparation in this camp for Alexis Davis, how she's proud to see respect for judo grow in MMA, becoming a fan of the World Cup and why she believes she has 'way more to lose' than her opponent on Saturday. more
LAS VEGAS -- UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey put on quite a show at the UFC 175 open workouts. Check it out above.
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Lyoto Machida spoke with the media on Wednesday about his upcoming middleweight title fight against champion Chris Weidman and mentioned the possibility of fighting at welterweight. more
LAS VEGAS – For UFC women's bantamweight champion [autotag]Ronda Rousey[/autotag], it's easy to understand. She's the best in the world, and there's no one capable of beating her. "I don't think there's any place where anybody's better than me," Rousey told MMAjunkie. more
UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, being a former Olympian, says most drug infraction penalties resemble an unpaid vacation more than punishment and should be much more severe. more
Music to UFC's ears. T.J. Dillashaw has only been bantamweight champion for a little under two months, but he's already made it clear that he'll be a "company man" for Ultimate fighting Championship (UFC).
Prior to the announcement on "UFC Tonight" that the mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion was targeting an instant rematch between himself and Renan Barao -- the man he dethroned at UFC 173 this past May -- "The Viper" spoke to FOX Sports regarding his next title defense.
When asked about a possi more
Watch UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey roll with Helio Gracie's grandson and one half of the "Gracie Breakdown," Ryron Gracie ahead of UFC 175. more