UFC Fight Night: Tulsa gets a boost through the addition of two new main card fights.
The UFC's August 23rd stop in Tulsa, Oklahoma has a pair of brand new bouts that are immediately relevant to the top 15 of both the welterweight and middleweight divisions. The UFC has confirmed Demian Maia will take on Mike Pyle, while Francis Carmont battles Thales Leites.
Maia (19-6) bounced back from a tough loss to Rory MacDonald at UFC 170 with a rare knockdown and then a decision win over Alexander Yakov read news >>
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is one of the most controversial fighters in mixed martial arts.
He is a study in contrasts. He often appears humble and respectful. I spent a day with him in Albuquerque, New Mexico, last month as he prepared to defend his title against Glover Teixeira, and he continually called me “sir.” When I pointed out that such manners were a rare thing these days, Jones told me it was a product of the way his parents raised him and his two brothers, Chandler and A read news >>
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Muhammed Lawal is getting a big boost of support from a longtime friend ahead of Saturday’s Bellator 120 event.Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC read news >>
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Some fighters don’t like to look at their upcoming bouts as stepping stones. But that might not be the case for Juliana Werner. Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, Only on Junkie Tagged: Holly Holm, Juliana Werner, Legacy FC 30 read news >>
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After the biggest Bellator MMA event to date, two of the organization's new champions have gotten a boost in this week's USA TODAY Sports and MMAjunkie.com MMA rankings. read news >>
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When Victor Henry's fighting team broke apart several years ago, he got an unexpected phone call. On the other end was Josh Barnett, the longtime heavyweight who had met Henry while hosting a seminar at his previous gym. read news >>
Chan-Sung Jung, "The Korean Zombie," could give MMA a boost in Asia with a victory over Jose Aldo at UFC 163. read news >>
Despite being a 2-to-1 underdog to UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, fellow UFC 162 headliner Chris Weidman has been a popular underdog pick in recent weeks. The title challenger has noticed too. read news >>
Included in this week's UFC Fan Expo in Las Vegas will be an event a pair of UFC elite fighters hope takes MMA to the next level. The first MMA Draft Combine takes place Saturday as part of the Expo and is an opportunity for amateur fighters to get noticed a little bit quicker. read news >>
In an effort to help boost the spirits of his 12-year-old patient, Joao Pedro, Dr. Eduardo Picanço enlisted UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. The champ paid a visit to the young man, who happens to be a huge fan. read news >>
UFC on FX 5 didn't pull in huge TV ratings, but it was strong enough to give "The Ultimate Fighter" a nice boost. read news >>