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Fedor Emelianenko has his next opponent.
The longtime PRIDE champion will meet former UFC heavyweight-title challenger Pedro Rizzo on June 21, M-1 official Evgeni Kogan today announced via Twitter.
Fighters such as Bobby Lashley and Rolles Gracie previously were rumored for the slot, but it'll instead go to 37-year-old Rizzo.
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While anything can happen in the Octagon when Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz square off during their main event bout at UFC 183 “Silva vs. Diaz,” the odds are heavily in favor of “The Spider.” read news >>
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has announced a pair of fan-friendly bouts for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 62 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, scheduled for March 21, 2015 inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. First up on the docket is the women's bantamweight showdown pitting Shayna Baszler against Amanda Nunes. "The Queen of Spades" (15-9) was sent up the river by Bethe Correia in her Octagon debut after failing to cut the deck on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 18, while " read news >>
Two new bouts have been added to the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s March 21 trip to Rio de Janeiro, the promotion announced on Thursday. read news >>
Former WWE champion and Pride FC veteran José Alberto Rodríguez, better known for his ring names Alberto del Rio or Dos Caras Jr., denies rumors of his return to Mixed Martial Arts and a future with Bellator MMA. With the recent signing of CM Punk and steady rumors of Brock Lesnar coming back to the UFC, the competition might also want to look for a little backup from within the world of professional wrestling. For weeks now, former WWE standout and Pride FC veteran Alberto del Rio was in talks read news >>
A lightweight pairing pitting Francisco Trinaldo against Akbarh Arreola has been added to UFC Fight Night “Faber vs. Assuncao.” read news >>
Former PRIDE two-division champion Dan Henderson is still not contemplating retirement following his 70-second knockout loss to Gegard Mousasi in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 14 this past Saturday night (Jan. 24, 2015). Following his fifth loss in his last six fights, MMAmania.com ponders what could be next for the legendary MMA pioneer. Dan Henderson told us prior to UFC on FOX 14 that win or lose, he would not retire. Following another knockout loss, "Hendo" still does not want to hear the read news >>
STOCKHOLM – UFC newcomer Makwan Amirkhani takes pride in his looks. He said he’s never suffered a black eye, cut, broken nose or any type of facial damage in a pro bout. And he plans to keep it that way.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
A lightweight clash between Josh Thomson and Gilbert Burns and a welterweight scrap pitting Erick Silva against Ben Saunders have been added to the UFC Fight Night bill slated for March 21. read news >>
A pivotal bantamweight matchup between Urijah Faber and Raphael Assuncao will headline the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s March 21 trip to Rio de Janeiro. read news >>
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing its brand of mixed martial arts (MMA) back to Brazil for UFC Fight Night 62, headlined by a bantamweight showdown pitting Urijah Faber opposite fellow division top contender Raphael Assuncao, streaming live on FOX Sports 1, as well as the promotion's new "Fight Pass" digital network. Event: UFC Fight Night 62: "Faber vs. Assuncao"Date: Sat., March 21, 2015 on FOX Sports 1 & UFC Fight PassLocation: Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil read news >>
UFC Fight Night 62 Rio de Janeiro fight card rumors and start times for March 21, 2015, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. read news >>
Whose jits will reign supreme? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is giving the recently-revitalized Ben Saunders a step up in competition -- in hostile territory -- when he collides with Erick Silva at the UFC Fight Night 62 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, scheduled for March 21, 2015 inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Lance (via MMA Fighting) brought word of the pending match up on Thursday. Saunders (18-6-2) is 2-0 since rejoining the ZUFFA roster last August. After s read news >>
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will eliminate one longtime contender from the 135-pound title chase when Urijah Faber heads into hostile territory to face off against Raphael Assuncao in the UFC Fight Night 62 main event, scheduled for March 21, 2015 inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Globo (via MMA Fighting) reports that verbal agreements are in place for the bantamweight showdown. Faber (32-7) has yet to lose a non-championship fight inside the Octagon, compiling a read news >>