It took just eight hours to sell-out the highly anticipated UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum event scheduled for November 15 at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico. read news >>
UFC’s return to Brazil has a pair of new match-ups set.
Leonardo Santos and Efrain Escudero, who were scheduled to meet Lukasz Sajewski and Francisco Trinaldo, respectively, at the UFC Fight Night 51 card in Brasilia on Sept. 13, will now face each other at the Nilson Nelson gymnasium.
With the change, Trinaldo now meets Leandro Silva on the preliminary portion of the Fight Night card. MMAFighting.com confirmed the change with sources close to the situation.
Santos (12-3-1) returns to the Octago read news >>
The UFC’s November show in Brazil has its first fight with a pair of light heavyweights looking to rebound from losses to Ryan Bader.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
The UFC’s next Fight Night card goes down on September 5 at Foxwoods Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut, and has the potential to be 2014’s best fight card on free TV. A middleweight battle between Gegard Mousasi and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza headlines the event, and Alistair Overeem will take on the returning “Big” Ben Rothwell in the co-main event.
It’s no coincidence that the UFC chose this particular event to showcase so many great matchups. Just up the road at Mohegan Sun Arena, Bellator MMA will read news >>
For more on T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao and Saturday’s pay-per-view card, here are 55 pre-fight facts about UFC 177.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
The UFC’s debut in Mexico seems to have ticket prices to fit just about any budget.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Following the UFC’s doubleheader weekend, Tyron Woodley emerged as one of the big winners and took a leap in this week’s USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA welterweight rankings.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>
Two events, UFC Fight Night 48 in Macau and UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa, Okla., took place on Saturday with 42 competitors, and three fighters turned in performances that made them stand out during a busy weekend.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
If anybody understands how topsy-turvy life in the UFC can be, it’s Danny Castillo. Not all that long ago, Castillo found himself in the UFC doghouse when he turned down a bout with Takanori Gomi on the advice of his coach, Duane Ludwig. He went on the MMA Hour shortly thereafter and said he regretted the decision. His penitence, presumably, was a buried prelim spot against Charlie Brenneman at UFC 172.How did he handle it? Castillo scored one of the more memorable knockouts of the year at that read news >>
For the latest on Michael Bisping’s impressive UFC resume and more accomplishments from other fighters on the card, here are 35 post-fight facts to come out of UFC Fight Night 48. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
As a reminder, the UFC’s traditional pre-event show returns today with the debut of “Countdown to UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Barao” on FOX Sports 1.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>