Because getting Eddie Alvarez was just too good to be true.
Sorry to all the mixed martial arts (MMA) fans who got their hopes up.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) sent its UFC 178 fight card into the shop for repairs (again) and today brings word that Donald Cerrone and Bobby Green will face off at the upcoming "Johnson vs. Cariaso" pay-per-view (PPV) event, scheduled for Sept. 27, 2014 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Cerrone (24-6, 1 NC) was first in line to face Khabib read news >>
UFC 178 on Thursday landed a co-main event featuring Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone vs. Bobby "King" Green. Jorge Masvidal landed a new opponent, as well. read news >>
Looks like a UFC deal with Eddie Alvarez isn't quite as close as was hoped as word has come down that Donald Cerrone is facing Bobby Green at UFC 178.
A couple of weeks back, word started to surface that a big fight announcement was coming to UFC 178, one that would give the card a serious boost. It was later revealed that the expected bout was very likely Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez, contingent, of course, on the UFC being able to negotiate Alvarez away from Bellator. First there was a rum read news >>
Those who wrote off UFC 178 after the Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier main event was scrapped might want to have another look. Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
UFC 178 has a co-headliner, but it isn’t Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez. read news >>
A sizzling match-up between top-ranked lightweights Donald Cerrone and Bobby Green has been booked as the new co-main event of UFC 178.
UFC officials announced the bout on Thursday.
Cerrone (24-6, 1 NC), a fan-favorite who campaigned hard for a spot on the card following the recent injury to UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, now rides a four-fight hot streak into the contest, having finished Evan Dunham, Adriano Martins, Edson Barboza, and Jim Miller in succession. All four of Cerrone's read news >>
On the latest Great MMA Debate podcast, UFC light heavyweight Ryan Bader sits down for an in-depth interview, as well as lightweight fighter Bobby Green, plus all the fallout from Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier and Chael Sonnen's battle with the Nevada Commission. read news >>
The latest episode of Majority Draw Radio digs deeper into the feud that exploded this week between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, and includes an exclusive interview with Bobby Green. read news >>
Bobby Green and Jorge Masvidal have history, and Green is anxious to get into the cage for a scheduled meeting at UFC 178. But he’s also got his eye on another lightweight standout: Norman Parke.Filed under: MMA Rumors, MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC read news >>
Listen to or download today’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Bobby Green, Jorge Masvidal, Dennis Bermudez and Brad Tavares. Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio, UFC read news >>
MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) with guests Dennis Bermudez, Jorge Masvidal, Bobby Green and Brad Tavares.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>