RIO DE JANEIRO -- Warlley Alves impressed on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3, and he’s coming down to his original weight class.
The X-Gym talent, who went 4-0 on the reality show before submitting Marcio Alexandre on the middleweight final, will return to 170 pounds for his next UFC bout, and he’s hoping to be back in action later this year.
"We’re negotiating. I signed with MMA Inc. and we’re working on that now," Alves told MMAFighting.com. "I want to fight until the end of the year. I will be read news >>
Sara McMann believes everyone in the women’s bantamweight division has place in line -- and that goes for potential UFC employees as well as current talent. read news >>
Sara McMann believes everyone in the women’s bantamweight division has place in line – and that goes for potential UFC employees as well as current talent. read news >>
With the UFC's welterweight division teeming with contenders, it's a choose your own adventure within the top ten while Robbie Lawler-Johny Hendricks II plays out. And right now, Hector Lombard, who sits at No. 6 in the UFC's media-driven rankings, has his eyes on UFC Fight Night 54, which takes place Oct. 4.
Lombard spoke to UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani, and said that he fancies taking on the winner of the Tarec Saffiedine-Rory MacDonald bout, which will be the main event in Halifax, Nova Scotia read news >>
Luke Rockhold, one of the primary training partners of Daniel Cormier, talks about the brawl with Jon Jones, and helping his teammate for the title fight.
Luke Rockhold spoke about Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones' infamous brawl, and while a few people say it's 'bad for the sport', the former Strikeforce champion doesn't have any problems about it. He even says, any fines or repercussions that the UFC doles out for their actions aren't really going to matter.
"I’m all for it," Rockhold told Submiss read news >>
Stipe Miocic still wants to fight Junior dos Santos, and that feeling is mutual.
Former UFC champion "Cigano" hasn’t fought since his third bout with heavyweight kingpin Cain Velasquez in October, and the knockout artist told MMAFighting.com he’s hoping to face Miocic in his return to the Octagon later this year.
"I saw this October card in Rio as a possibility," dos Santos said of the UFC 179 card scheduled for Oct. 25 in Rio de Janeiro, "but my coaches think it’s too soon to be back because I’ read news >>
At times, it can seem like even Karo Parisyan isn’t quite sure what to make of himself. read news >>
Nick Diaz has signed a contract to return to the UFC. The former Strikeforce welterweight champion sign the deal Thursday at UFC headquarters and is eyeing a 2015 return. read news >>
Edson Barboza would be riding a five-fight win streak if it wasn’t for a "mistake" against Donald Cerrone.
Barboza wants another shot at fellow top 10 lightweight Cerrone inside the Octagon, and he feels he deserves one after stopping Evan Dunham in the first round at UFC Fight Night 45.
"My goal is to fight the best," Barboza told MMAFighting.com. "Every time I fight I feel more prepared. After my fight with Cerrone, I realized I’m at their same level. I can easily fight anyone (at the top 10). read news >>
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Will the fifteenth time be the charm?
Alistair Overeem will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon when he faces Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night 50, which is scheduled for Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Ledyard, Conn., on Sept. 5, 2014.
Overeem -- who is now 100-percent healthy -- recently returned to the win column at UFC 169 with a decision win over Frank Mir after suffering back-to-back losses to Antonio Silva and Travis Browne in 2013. He'll look to make it two straight wins when he faces read news >>