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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 >>
A flyweight contest between Patrick Holohan and Louis Gaudinot has been slated for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 54 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Oct. 4.Holohan (10-0) is coming off a submission win over Josh Sampo on July 19 at UFC Fight Night 46."I’m so grateful to the UFC for getting me back in the Octagon," said Holohan in a statement. "I don’t care who they put in front of me or where, I’m going to put on the same performance everyone saw in Dublin."Gaudinot (6-3, 1 no-contest) defeated Phil H read news >>
Dallas, Zane and Connor weigh in on each match up that comprises this Saturday's UFC 177 pay-per-view event, which is topped off by a rematch between T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao for the UFC bantamweight championship. read news >>
Two light heavyweights coming off losses to Ryan Bader look to re-establish their place in the promotion's crowded 205-pound division.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has assembled a light heavyweight showdown pitting Ovince St. Preux against Rafael Cavalcante for the UFC Fight Night 56 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place on Nov. 8, 2014 inside Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves in Uberlandia, Brazil.
Officials announced the 205-pound pairing on Wednesday.
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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 >>
A hefty third of the fighters competing at UFC 177 could be at risk of a pink slip. Likely Cut With a Loss
Lorenz Larkin (14-3-1NC, 1-3 UFC) - Larkin can be great fun to watch, and his promotional debut against Francis Carmont was spoiled by a poorly conceived judges' verdict, but the fact remains that he's up for a third straight loss, and I doubt his UFC career could bear it.
Yancy Medeiros (9-2-1NC, 0-2-1NC UFC) - His UFC campaign has been something of a mess, and he almost certainly needs a read news >>
UFC 177 heads to Team Alpha Male country on Saturday. The Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California, plays host to the next UFC event.
Team Alpha Male member and UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw defends the title against Renan Barao in the main event.
Dillashaw won the belt from Barao back in May at UFC 173. It was one of the biggest title upsets since Matt Serra defeated Georges St-Pierre. Due to Barao's dominance prior to the fight, the UFC awarded him an immediate rematch.
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The rematch between former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao and reigning 135-pound king T.J. Dillashaw is one of the most highly anticipated fights of the year. It headlines UFC 177 on Saturday from Dillashaw's hometown of Sacramento, California, so fans should expect a raucous crowd on hand at the Sleep Train Arena.
In the first fight, Dillshaw executed a perfect game plan centered around lateral movement and effective and accurate striking. Dillashaw connected on 140 of 309 significant st read news >>
Two of Ryan Bader's latest victims, Ovince St. Preux and Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante, will look to climb back into the win column when they collide in a light heavyweight battle on November 8th at the UFC Fight Night card in Uberlandia, Brazil.
Promotion officials announced the bout on Wednesday via the official UFC Brazil Twitter account.
Both St. Preux (16-6) and Cavalcante (12-5, 1 NC) suffered sustained, one-sided beatings at the hands of Bader in their most recent outings, with St. Preux and read news >>
Very rarely does a fight come together via honest divisional math that has as much heat and validity as Jon Jones versus Daniel Cormier.
That isn’t to say that there haven’t been some very lucrative bad-blood matches in the UFC to date. The company delivered the first bout between Ken Shamrock and Tito Ortiz way back at UFC 40 in addition to giving us Quinton “Rampage” Jackson versus Rashad Evans at UFC 114.
But neither one of those bouts had the level of legitimacy of Jones-Cormier. For his fir read news >>