With the UFC's middleweight division in a state of flux as champion Chris Weidman waits to make his next title defense against Vitor Belfort in December, other top contenders are trying land dance partners.
Namely, former light heavyweight champion, Lyoto Machida, who is coming of a spirited decision loss to Weidman in July. Machida is currently ranked No. 2 in the UFC's media-derived middleweight rankings, and there was some talk about him facing No. 5 ranked Luke Rockhold next. Yet that change read news >>
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Two years after signing with the UFC, Brazilian heavyweight Geronimo dos Santos is still awaiting medical clearance to fight in the promotion.
It has been over two years since Geronimo do Santos signed with the UFC, but the Brazilian heavyweight is yet to make his promotional debut.
‘Mondragon,' who is 33-14 and riding an 11-fight win streak, was scheduled to face Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC 153, but was forced out of the event when his medical examinations indicated that he had contracted hepatitis read news >>
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UFC is putting all of its eggs in one Brazilian basket.
Actually, Vitor Belfort is Plan B, so if that fails, there is no fight.
That's according to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White (video), who is still trying to pick up the pieces for light heavyweight middleweight company man Chael Sonnen. "The American Gangster" was left without an opponent after Wanderlei Silva decided to play hide-and-seek with the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC).
And even though he's been r read news >>
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Two fighters from the UFC 168 fight card returned inconclusive drug tests following the event on Dec. 28, 2013 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. read news >>
RIO DE JANEIRO – Geronimo dos Santos has been medically cleared and is expected to soon return to the UFC. read news >>
Geronimo dos Santos was to have made his Octagon debut against Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC 153 but withdrew from the bout when pre-fight examinations revealed that the Brazilian heavyweight had hepatitis B. read news >>
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Check out the trailer for the official Eddie Alvarez documentary "No Plan B," featuring Bernard Hopkins, Frankie Edgar, Stephen Haigh, Ricardo Almeida, and Moses Mosley. read news >>