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A middleweight match-up between division standouts Lyoto Machida and Luke Rockhold is being targeted by the UFC, according to a report on Wednesday afternoon. read news >>
A pivotal welterweight match up is set for the co-main event in Macau this weekend (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014) as Tyron Woodley aims to bounce back into welterweight contendership against Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night 48. Check out the full preview below.
UFC Fight Night 48: "Bisping vs. Le" takes place this Saturday (Aug. 23, 2014) from Venetian CotaiArena in Macau, China, featuring a welterweight bout pitting two explosive combatants against one another in an exciting co-main event.
Dong Hyun Kim read news >>
Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) president Ed Soares announced on Tuesday that the promotion will be bringing an explosive new top-tier flyweight world title fight to New Mexico in September. read news >>
UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture has no intention to put the gloves back on at 51 years old, but high-profile grappling matches are still a legitimate possibility.
Speaking on Sunday's edition of Submission Radio, "The Natural" said he'd be interested in competing on a Metamoris card against none other than former Pride FC star Fedor Emelianenko. That would be interesting, and certainly given the time to prepare and get back up into good, solid grappling and wrestling shape, that would be a lot o read news >>
Too good to be true.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has suffered a leg injury and has been forced to withdraw from his upcoming title defense against Daniel Cormier, scheduled for the UFC 178 main event on Sept. 27, 2014.
"Jones vs. Cormier" now takes place at UFC 182 in Jan. 3, 2015.
From UFC.com: UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones sustained a leg injury in training, putting plans for the much-anticipated UFC 178 title bout between "Bones" and No read news >>
It turns out the grudge match is going to have to waitFiled under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
Chael Sonnen ignored Nevada Athletic Commission’s fine threats and went on with his grappling match with Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4, and the night didn’t end well for the UFC veteran.
Galvao, a two-time ADCC winner and two-time jiu-jitsu world champion, showed why he’s the world’s best grappler and tapped the wrestler with a rear-naked choke 14 minutes into the no-gi match on Saturday night in Los Angeles.
"It was exactly as I expected it to be," Galvao told MMAFighting.com. "I knew he would be read news >>
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has a huge grudge match coming up against Daniel Cormier at UFC 178 next month, but he has already expressed an interest in a superfight for the future. Speaking with Sherdog, "Bones" explained that he'd love an opportunity to square off with UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman.
Check out his response when asked if he'd be interested in an opportunity to fight Weidman in New York's Madison Square Garden—in the event that MMA gets sanctioned.
"Oh, man, I read news >>
Some people might think Chris Weidman should avoid a striking match with Vitor Belfort if he wants to successfully defend his middleweight championship at UFC 181 on Dec. 6. Lyoto Machida is not one of them.
"The Dragon" trained with Belfort in the past and spent 25 minutes inside the Octagon with Weidman, and he doesn’t think the "Al American" should go for takedowns to win in Las Vegas.
"I don’t think so. Weidman is ready to fight anywhere," Machida told MMAFighting.com. "If he has to stand, h read news >>
In the end, Chael Sonnen’s match at Metamoris 4 on Saturday may have been as much about what was going on away from the mat as what was happening on it – where he was tapped out by Andre Galvao.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
It’s a 20-minute submission-only grappling match, and Andre Galvao doesn't want any result except the win on Saturday night.
Galvao headlines the Metamoris 4 card against UFC veteran Chael Sonnen in Los Angeles, and he won’t change his style against the wrestler. A two-time ADCC winner, Galvao plans to go for the finish.
"I’m going to use my jiu-jitsu like I always did," Galvao told MMAFighting.com. "I will have to submit him to get the win, and I’m going to do what I have to do to get the win. read news >>