Check out the “Fight Motion” super-slow-motion highlights, including five stoppages on the main card, from this past weekend’s UFC Fight Night 49 event.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing its brand of mixed martial arts (MMA) to Mexico City for UFC 180, headlined by a heavyweight title fight pitting Cain Velasquez against Fabricio Werdum, airing on pay-per-view (PPV) with "Prelims" bouts streaming live on FOX Sports 1 and the Fight Pass digital network.
Event: UFC 180: "Velasquez vs. Werdum"Date: Sat., Nov. 15, 2014 on pay-per-view (PPV)Location: Arena Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico
UFC 180 Main Event:
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Benson Henderson had proven to be a reliable drawing card for UFC on both FOX, and most recently, FS 1. But just as his success in the lightweight ranks ran into a brick wall like fist of Rafael dos Anjos on Saturday night, so did his main event drawing power.Saturday's FS 1 show averaged 689,000 viewers, the third-lowest for a Saturday night Fight Night to date on the station. What made the number more surprising was when Henderson scored one of his most impressive wins of his career, when he d read news >>
The UFC's return to Austiin has gained a pair of interesting fights.
Joseph Benavidez will meet Dustin Ortiz in a battle of flyweight contenders and a women's strawweight bout between Paige Van Zant and Kailin Curran has been moved to the Nov. 19 UFC Fight Night card, the company announced on Tuesday.
Benavidez (20-4), a Team Alpha Male fighter, has won four out of his past five bouts. The only loss in that stretch was a knockout to champion Demetrious Johnson in December. Benavidez rebounded fr read news >>
The UFC recently announced the full main card for Nov. 15's UFC 180 in Mexico City, and several fighters on the card can expect a deafening roar of hometown support. Headlining the event, Fabricio Werdum will battle Cain Velasquez for the UFC heavyweight title, capping off their season as opposing coaches on The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America, which is currently airing on UFC Fight Pass. According to a report from MMAFighting's Dave Doyle, Kelvin Gastelum, Diego Sanchez, Erik Perez and Ricardo read news >>
Fans waiting for the return of Chan Sung Jung are going to be waiting a little longer.
Any time you hear Chan Sung Jung and injury in the same sentence, it's bad news. MMA-in-Asia reports that the Korean Zombie has been pulled from his upcoming bout with Akira Corassani at UFC Fight Night Stockholm. Jung was planning to make his comeback after just over a year on the sidelines, following a shoulder dislocation at the hands of Jose Aldo in their title fight last year. Fortunately, it doesn't soun read news >>
As part of the UFC 180 on-sale announcement on Tuesday, the promotion revealed several of the fights on the card, as well as the signing of popular Mexican standout Augusto “Dodger” Montano. read news >>
The UFC was in Mexico today to kickoff ticket sales for UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum, and unveil several of the fighters and bouts slated for Mexico City on Nov. 15. read news >>
The main card of UFC 180 received four new pairings on Tuesday: Kelvin Gastelum versus Jake Ellenberger, Dennis Bermudez versus Ricardo Lamas, Norman Parke versus Diego Sanchez, and Marcus Brimage versus Erik Perez. read news >>
Check out UFC.com's complete UFC 177 Preview for everything you need to know about the main card, including fantasy focus. read news >>
The main card for the UFC's Mexico City debut has taken shape.
Tuseday, the company announced the PPV portion of the Nov. 15 card underneath the main event of heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum. Kelvin Gastelum will meet Jake Ellenberger; Diego Sanchez squares off against Norman Parke; Ricardo Lamas faces Dennis Bermudez, and Erik Perez fights Marcus Brimage.
Gastelum (9-0) is a former TUF winner, taking the middleweight crown at TUF 18. The 22-year-old out of Yuma, Ariz. mo read news >>