With rumors of Swanson vs. Edgar on deck, or Shogun vs. Manuwa in the works, the Stockholm main event goes to one of Europe's best young fighters. Much like Kelvin Gastelum, Gunnar Nelson's rise up the WW ranks has been fast and unchecked. Now entering into his 5th UFC bout, the Icelander is set to headline his first ever UFC card, where he will take on Rick Story in Stockholm, Sweden. Visir.is had the initial report on Nelson's fight booking. It's something of an interesting twist considering t read news >>
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As the next man on deck to challenge UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman for Octagon supremacy, former light heavyweight kingpin Lyoto Machida has a lot on his plate. With just two fights at 185 pounds, "The Dragon" still has much to prove as he attempts to knock off the division's top contenders, including the champ. But if there's anything that can be taken from Machida's heralded fighting career, it would be his ability to stick to a game plan and stay out of trouble. "He has a good wrest read news >>
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has shuffled the deck on a pair of high-profile matchups. read news >>
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Several fights are on the move following middleweight champion Chris Weidman's dual knee surgeries. Chief among them, Wanderlei Silva vs. Chael Sonnen has been moved to UFC 175. read news >>
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With Chris Weidman now comfortably in position as UFC middleweight champion, the contenders below are scrambling for position, and a few big fights this week will have a significant impact in the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie Power Rankings.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, (...) read news >>
The UFC on Fox 8 fight card slated for July 27 in Seattle is under attack, or so it seems, with three bouts undergoing changes in a 24-hour period. read news >>
With UFC 160 on deck, the Twitter Mailbag is talking heavyweights this week. Because why not? We also find time to discuss the UFC's legal options with regards to TRT, the difference between good managers and bad ones, and referee inconsistency. read news >>
Two new fights have finally been added to the upcoming UFC 159 card landing in New Jersey in late April. read news >>
Two new bouts have been added to the upcoming Ultimate Fighter 16 finale show in Las Vegas including a former show winner and a former top featherweight contender. read news >>
Just two short months ago, Dan Henderson was on deck for a well-deserved title shot against UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones.
But following a knee injury that forced him out of a title fight at September's subsequently canceled UFC 151 event, the division has moved on without him.
For example, with his promised title shot now a distant memory, Henderson is forced to watch Chael Sonnen cut to the front of the line.
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