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 >>
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Warlley Alves impressed on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3, and he’s coming down to his original weight class.
The X-Gym talent, who went 4-0 on the reality show before submitting Marcio Alexandre on the middleweight final, will return to 170 pounds for his next UFC bout, and he’s hoping to be back in action later this year.
"We’re negotiating. I signed with MMA Inc. and we’re working on that now," Alves told MMAFighting.com. "I want to fight until the end of the year. I will be read news >>
Hector "Lightning" Lombard is changing things up.
The UFC welterweight now wants to be known as Hector "Showeather" Lombard. He explained his decision on a recent Facebook post. ANNOUNCEMENT:
Hector "Lightning" Lombard and the brand has undergone a significant transformation. I wanted my new identity to satisfy my growth and perseverance as a professional competitive athlete.
From this moment on, I will be known as Hector "Showeather" Lombard. Through any ups and downs, through any injuries, win read news >>
Former UFC and Bellator welterweight War Machine, formerly known as Jon Koppenhaver, was finally apprehended Friday after being charged with beating his ex-girlfriend, Christy Mack, a well-known porn star. With the aid of local police, War Machine was captured in Simi Valley, California, by U.S. Marshals yesterday afternoon at an Extended Stay America Hotel, per Marc Raimondi of FoxSports.com. According to KTLA 5 News, War Machine was shot with a Taser by authorities before he was handcuffed and read news >>
Former UFC and Bellator welterweight Jon Koppenhaver, who changed his name to War Machine in 2008, has been apprehended by police for the alleged assault of his long-time girlfriend and adult actress Christy Mack. He is currently being held in Simi Valley, Calif. and is awaiting extradition to Las Vegas on several outstanding warrants.
The news was first released by the Simi Valley Police Department, and it was reported by Fox Sports' Marc Raimondi on Twitter: War Machine is in Simi Valley (Cali read news >>
Seth Baczynski takes on fellow Welterweight newcomer Alan Jouban for a bout that isn't high profile, but that should nonetheless promise very little poetry, but plenty of pop. Seth Baczynski vs. Alan Jouban Welterweight
When we last left our heroes...
If you had told me that a guy who was 0-2 in his IFL career (there's a blast from the past) could one day be relatively successful in the UFC, I would have looked at you like you had just resolved multiple brane string theory.
At 5-3 in the UFC, an read news >>
UFC welterweight competitor Hector Lombard revealed on UFC Tonight that he will not require surgery for a cervical herniated disc and that he is interested in a match-up against the winner between Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine. Since the welterweight division's two top competitors are scheduled to meet sometime in 2015, the remainder of the 170lb. division is left to sift through themselves in the hopes of stumbling into a coveted spot awaiting a title shot.
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With the UFC's welterweight division teeming with contenders, it's a choose your own adventure within the top ten while Robbie Lawler-Johny Hendricks II plays out. And right now, Hector Lombard, who sits at No. 6 in the UFC's media-driven rankings, has his eyes on UFC Fight Night 54, which takes place Oct. 4.
Lombard spoke to UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani, and said that he fancies taking on the winner of the Tarec Saffiedine-Rory MacDonald bout, which will be the main event in Halifax, Nova Scotia read news >>
Ben Askren wants to take his career into rarified air by winning the ONE FC welterweight championship. With that, he would achieve the unique accomplishment of capturing a title in two major organizations.Filed under: Featured Videos, MMA Rumors, News, Videos read news >>
UFC welterweight John Howard is furious about the notion that former UFC/Bellator 170-pounder War Machine brutally beat his girlfriend, Christy Mack, a known name in the adult entertainment industry. After Mack tweeted her account of the events of the alleged beating she sustained, posting graphic pics from the hospital as well, the outspoken "Doomsday" blasted War Machine in an Instagram post (NSFW). This is for that p---y a-s War Machine. Yo, you're a straight b---h. I have three daughters, a read news >>
A welterweight matchup between Chinese fighter Jingliang Li (9-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and French-born athlete Nordine Taleb (9-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) is the latest addition to October’s UFC Fight Night 54 event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>