With the news that Jon Jones would be unable to defend his title against Daniel Cormier at UFC 178, the odd man out -- Alexander Gustafsson -- wants back in.
Gustafsson was originally slated to fight for the light heavyweight title against Jones on Sept. 27 in Las Vegas, and he believes that he should be reinserted into the equation when Jones is ready to compete again on January 3. The Swede was forced from the card when he suffered a knee injury in training, and opted to have minor corrective read news >>
Yushin Okami will get his first crack at WSOF gold on Oct. 24.WSOF middleweight champion David Branch will make his first title defense against Okami, according to WSOF president Ray Sefo during a conference call Tuesday afternoon.A WSOF official confirmed Oct. 24 as the date for WSOF 15, but the site is not known yet.Branch won the WSOF middleweight title with a submission win over Jesse Taylor at WSOF 10 on June 21.Okami won his UFC debut at WSOF 9 with a submission win over Svetlozar Savov. H read news >>
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"King" and "The Menace" slip into the Top 10 of the Lightweight and Featherweight divisions, respectively, after picking up huge wins at UFC on FOX 12. Anthony Johnson, meanwhile, stayed put at No. 5 despite knocking out Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in the first round.
The official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings have been updated following UFC on FOX 12 event (results) last Saturday night (July 26, 2014), which took place inside SAP Center in San Jose, California. As far as Robbie Law read news >>
Top 10-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight CB Dollaway, who has won four of his last five and continues to look more impressive each time out, is targeting the winner of the upcoming UFC 178 clash between Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero (details).
I think "The Doberman," however, might be biting off more than he can chew. .@cbdollaway wants winner of @TimKennedyMMA vs @YoelRomeroMMA
— UFC Tonight (@UFCTonight) July 24, 2014 Rankings wise, I suppose this fight makes sen read news >>
UFC women's bantamweight Holly Holm hasn't been signed to the promotion for two weeks but she's already figuring into the division's title picture. Arguably a contender to champion Ronda Rousey before she was even signed, Holm looked to be a fresh addition to a stagnant division. Rather than risk another potential mauling at the hands of Rousey, the UFC seems to be opting for the big name appeal of women's MMA pioneer turned actress Gina Carano. Carano has been absent from fighting since a 2009 read news >>
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight contender Sara McMann is having trouble finding an opponent, so took matters into her own hands by calling out Sarah Kaufman on the road back to a Ronda Rousey title shot. read news >>
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Robbie Lawler was looking to earn another crack at Johny Hendricks and his 170-pound title at tonight's (Sat., May 24, 2014) UFC 173: "Barao vs. Dillashaw" pay-per-view (PPV) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. He could have done so by impressively taking out Jake Ellenberger.
So that's exactly what he did.
Ellenberger had very little to offer in the way of offense throughout the three round affair, pulling back on his punches and doing more circling away from Lawler than activel read news >>
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Jake Ellenberger could make some waves in the now-wide-open welterweight division next week at UFC 173. He’ll be happy to post a performance like he did against Nate Marquardt at UFC 158.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
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UFC middleweight contender Vitor Belfort is getting anxious for his crack at championship gold, but he has a long road ahead of him before that happens, according to UFC President Dana White. At the UFC 172 post-fight media scrum, White explained that despite the fact that The Phenom was asking for Lyoto Machida's crack at Chris Weidman earlier in the week, the request is completely unrealistic since he's a long way from getting licensed by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, per Guilherme Cru read news >>
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UFC lightweight Donald Cerrone certainly would like another crack at Nate Diaz, but you won’t hear “Cowboy” trying to convince his former opponent to stick with the promotionFiled under: News, UFC Tagged: Donald Cerrone, Nate Diaz, UFC on FOX 11 read news >>
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Rich Franklin “100-percent wholeheartedly” believes a third time could be the charm against Anderson Silva.
The former UFC middleweight champ, who turns 40 in October, is still in search of an opponent to finish out the final bout on his UFC contract. But he isn’t looking to exit quietly with a meaningless win over a mediocre name.
When speaking with Submission Radio, Franklin asked for the biggest fight he could realistically ask for—a rematch with the greatest middleweight in MMA history: Care read news >>