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 >>
UFC officials on Tuesday admitted that company president Dana White breached protocol by pulling a judge at its self-regulated UFC Fight Night Macao on Saturday. read news >>
Austin is the next stop on the UFC's Texas tour.
The company, which has been to Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio over the past 10 months, will hold a card on Nov. 22 at the Frank Erwin Center on the campus of the University of Texas, it was announced on Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight.
No bouts have yet been announced for the card, which will be a UFC Fight Night event and air on FOX Sports 1.
This mark's the UFC's second card in the Texas capitol, with the first card a Fight Night event on S read news >>
If nothing else, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson is reliable.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Eddie Alvarez's long and often-contentious relationship with Bellator MMA is officially over.
The company's lightweight champion, who underwent a protracted, bitter contract dispute with the company under former CEO Bjorn Rebney, was granted his unconditional release on Tuesday by new Bellator boss Scott Coker. Alvarez will relinquish the title. ESPN.com originally reported the news of Alvarez's release.
"We've granted Eddie his unconditional release this morning," Bellator CEO Scott Coker state read news >>
If any other UFC notables are planning to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, company CEO and co-owner Lorenzo Feritta just raised the bar.Filed under: News, Videos read news >>
The original creator of the UFC explains what his company did to deal with steroids & drug testing in the early UFC events, plus his thoughts on if a fighter's union could ever be a reality. read news >>
Invicta FC 8, the company's first offering on Fight Pass has been announced, and it will feature two title fights.
Invicta looks to be gearing up for a big debut on the UFC's e-network, with the announcement of their first Fight Pass card. Invicta FC 8 is set to take place on September 6th in Kansas City, Missouri. The card was announced by Shannon Knapp via conference call. Featured will be two title fights.
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With his bold prediction of a $5,000,000 gate for UFC 175, Dana White found a way to turn the ninth highest UFC gate in Nevada into something of a disappointment.
One note of interest from this weekend's two-card "International Fight Week" put on by the UFC was the live gate numbers for UFC 175.
The show did a live gate of $4.4 million, making it the ninth biggest UFC gate in Las Vegas history, behind Randy Couture vs. Brock Lesnar but ahead of Quinton Jackson vs. Chuck Liddell. This is obviousl read news >>
According to Reebok executive John Lynch, the company wanted to partner with an athlete “who had explosive speed, and bold, confident style.” Enter Anthony Pettis.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
For the third time in UFC history, the company completed two shows in one day from different locations Saturday, with the first card, UFC Fight Night 43, taking place in Auckland, New Zealand. The second card, UFC Fight Night 44, took place at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, and featured a heated main event bout between Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens.
The fourth-ranked Swanson outworked and outclassed the 11th-ranked Stephens in four of five rounds to capture his sixth consecutive win at 145 po read news >>