UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is not a pay-per-view king, so he decided to spice things up heading to his rematch with Chad Mendes at UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Oct. 25.
The Nova Uniao fighter shoved Mendes during a media day at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday. But when they had to face off again in Sao Paulo on Wednesday, nothing happened. Speaking to the local media during a media day in Sao Paulo on Wednesday, Aldo explained that his actions were a way to promo read news >>
Invicta FC atomweight champion Michelle Waterson previews her Sept. 6 title defense against Yasuko Tamada. read news >>
Bellator interim lightweight champion Will Brooks talks about Alvarez's release and what's next for him. read news >>
Thirteen fighters, including former champion Attila Vegh, Des Green, and season 7 tournament winner Shahbulat Shamhalaev, have been released from Bellator. Following the reinstated women's division that was announced last week, Bellator MMA continued its organizational restructuring on Tuesday afternoon when it was revealed that thirteen more fighters had been released from the promotion.
Bellator officials confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com.
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A bantamweight title fight between dynamic champion Marlon Moraes (13-4-1) and undefeated Canadian contender Josh "Gentleman" Hill (10-0) headlines World Series of Fighting 13. read news >>
During staredowns at UFC 179 media day, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo shoved Chad Mendes at Maracana Stadium on Tuesday morning. read news >>
Former WEC lightweight champion and UFC lightweight title contender, Hermes Franca is restarting his life in Brazil.
The MMA fighter was sentenced to 42 months in U.S. prison after pleading guilty to an unlawful penetration and first-degree sexual abuse. After leaving prison in April, Franca was deported to Brazil. Four months later, he’s back in the MMA world.
Franca will headline the Extreme Fighter Nordeste at the Paulo Sarasate gymnasium in Fortaleza, Ceara, on Aug. 28, against Breno Braga ( read news >>
At the UFC 180 press conference, UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum will discuss their upcoming clash Tuesday afternoon. The two fighters will square off on Nov. 15 in Mexico City. The video will begin above at 1 p.m. ET. read news >>
The debut episode of “UFC 177 Embedded” underscores the different approaches UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw and challenger Renan Barao are taking to Saturday’s pay-per-view event.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw certainly isn't lacking confidence heading into his UFC 177 title defense against Renan Barao. The first UFC titleholder in Team Alpha Male history, Dillashaw questioned if his Brazilian counterpart was ready to fight him again based on his comments on Twitter. Dillashaw met Barao at UFC 173 in May, where "The Baron" was riding an incredible 33-fight unbeaten streak. While oddsmakers had it down as a quick finish for Barao, "The Viper" had other plans, effo read news >>
Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has suffered a torn left biceps, forcing him to pull out of a Sept. 6 title defense against Kubrat Pulev in Hamburg, Germany. read news >>