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 >>
UFC welterweight Matt brown revealed on The Great MMA Debate podcast that he would be far more interested n a match-up against Carlos Condit that against Tyron Woodley. While Matt Brown is coming off a loss in his last fight, he still appears to be a target for other hungry welterweights.
Recently, welterweight standout Tyron Woodley suggested Brown as a potential opponent he would be interested in for his next fight. While the Ohio-native is not one to wriggle his way out of a fight, he did rev read news >>
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Joseph Benavidez will look to remain amongst the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s flyweight contenders in a newly announced bout against Dustin Ortiz. read news >>
"The Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung is injured again. The fan-favorite featherweight has not fought since an August 2013 bid at Jose Aldo's 145-pound strap, a fight in which he injured his shoulder and broke his orbital bone, kicking off an extended absence from the UFC Octagon. After undergoing two surgeries to correct these injuries, Jung was expected to make his UFC return on Oct. 4 against Akira Corassani at UFC Fight Night 53 in Stockholm, Sweden. According to a report from Lee Li of MMA in read news >>
“We’re waiting for something pretty exciting to happen between both these guys,” says a commentator who’s completely unaware of the disgusting turn of events that’s going to unfold just a couple minutes later.Filed under: News, Videos read news >>
With so much riding on every bout, many UFC fighters simply can't handle the agony of defeat, particularly when it comes in controversial fashion.
Elizabeth Phillips could relate to these sentiments following her second straight loss in the promotion at UFC Fight Night 48 in Macau, China.
Disgusted with the judges' decision in her split-decision loss to UFC newcomer Milana Dudieva, Phillips said the following on Facebook (as transcribed by Bloody Elbow) minutes after her second straight loss in read news >>
Referee Herb Dean will oversee the flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso at UFC 178. read news >>
After being sidelined for nearly three years, Dominick Cruz will make his long-awaited UFC return at UFC 178 against Takeya Mizugaki.
There’s one problem, though: The fight won’t be featured on the actual pay-per-view card.
Cruz, a former UFC champ and arguably the greatest bantamweight in MMA history, will be competing in the prelims of the Fox Sports 1 portion of the upcoming fight card. Most fighters in Cruz’s position would balk at the mere notion of being snubbed for a main card spot.
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A dynamite UFC middleweight match-up between Lyoto Machida and Luke Rockhold could happen sometime towards the end of this year.
On last night's edition of UFC Tonight, Daniel Cormier, a teammate of Luke Rockhold at American Kickboxing Academy, broke the news that the UFC is trying to set up a bout between the former Strikeforce champion and Lyoto Machida. While its in the early stages of discussion, both men have expressed past interest in fighting each other, and Cormier even suggested that th read news >>
Wanting to make up for a poor UFC showing, Bristol Marunde is getting back to the grind as he heads into his Titan FC 29 showdown with Micah Miller. read news >>