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 >>
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 >>
James Te Huna revealed that he will be forced to remain on the sidelines until 2015 after undergoing shoulder surgery on Tuesday afternoon. James Te Huna's 2014 has gone from bad to worse, as it appears the New Zealand native will remain on the sidelines for the remainder of the year after undergoing shoulder surgery on Tuesday.
The middleweight competitor was slotted in the main event of the UFC's debut trip to New Zealand against Nate Marquardt last month. While the contest was supposed to be read news >>
It hasn't been a good year for the Aussie slugger.
Things have gone from bad to worse for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight James Te Huna.
Not long after he was submitted by Nate Marquardt at UFC Fight Night 43, which took place last month in New Zealand (results here), the Penrith power puncher revealed he's going under the knife to correct a torn rotator cuff, an injury similar to the one that forced surgery over six years ago.
From his conversation with Stuff (via MMA Weekly): read news >>
After stumbling in the headliner on his home turf, James Te Huna is now going to have to sit on the sidelines for the better part of the next year before he can try and rebound. read news >>
Sherdog.com's James Goyder reports from the TNU Sports Arena in Taipei, Taiwan, at approximately 6:30 a.m. ET/3:30 a.m. PT with live One FC 18 results and play-by-play. read news >>
After an action-packed UFC Fight Night 43 event over the weekend (Sat., June 28, 2014) in Auckland, New Zealand, plenty of fighters are still feeling the buzz; however, James Te Huna is likely suffering from the worst post-fight hangover after getting submitted by Nate Marquardt in round one, losing his third straight fight. Another weekend of fisticuffs has come and gone as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) once again double-dipped, staging two events on the same day (Sat., June 28, 2014) in read news >>
James Moontasri was thrust into the UFC spotlight against Joe Ellenberger at UFC Fight Night “Swanson vs. Stephens.” read news >>
Returning to middleweight after a recent slump at 170 pounds, Nate Marquardt was in dire need of a win against James Te Huna in the UFC Fight Night 43 main event yesterday (Sat., June 28, 2014) from Auckland, New Zealand. "The Great" returned to his grappling roots to take out the hometown favorite. Find out how in our fight breakdown below!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweights Nate Marquardt and James Te Huna faced off in the main event of UFC Fight Night 43 yesterday (Sat., June read news >>
SAN ANTONIO – It started out like a fight that couldn’t possibly go one full round, and then somehow it lasted all three. When it was all over, Joe Ellenberger nabbed a split-decision victory.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
The main card of tonight's (Sat., June 28, 2014) UFC Fight Night 44: "Swanson vs. Stephens" event at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, kicked off with a lightweight battle pitting Joe Ellenberger against James Moontasri in their respective Octagon debuts.
Joe, of course, being the younger brother of Jake.
The action was fast and furious to start, both eager to impress in their first appearance on the big stage. Moontasri was throwing flying knees and landing hard shots. To his credit, Ellen read news >>