Among the releases are past tournament winners, alongside a former light heavyweight champion, as the promotion looks to expand its roster in a new direction and make room for a couple of recognizable names (like this one).
The Scott Coker era is officially underway.
Bellator MMA is trimming its roster as it pushes forward in a new direction, recently cutting 13 fighters, according to a report by MMA Fighting.
Among those on the chopping block are former Bellator light heavyweight champion Attil read news >>
What could be next for Michael Bisping, Tyron Woodley, Rafael dos Anjos, and Jordan Mein after their emphatic main card victories this past weekend (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014) from UFC Fight Night 48 in Macau and UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa? We try to match up each fighter accordingly below with our “Next Matches To Make.”
After witnessing two fights cards on the same day, including a couple of surprising results, the matchmaking options definitely aren't easy.
UFC Fight Night 48: "Bisping vs. Le" too read news >>
After every event, fans wonder whom the winners will be matched up with next. And with UFC Fight Night 49 in the rearview mirror, it’s time to look forward, put on a pair of Joe Silva’s (and Sean Shelby’s) shoes, and play UFC matchmaker.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Bloody Elbow's Karim Zidan plays matchmaker for the day in the aftermath of UFC Fight Night Henderson vs. dos Anjos from Tulsa, Oklahoma. The UFC's first trip to Tulsa, Oklahoma in 20 years culminated with a variety of impressive performances and several staggering upsets to boot. It was a card with no shortage of stoppages and violent finishes and set several of the winners on a path up the rankings that few would have imagined beforehand.
Here are the fights to make following UFC Fight Night T read news >>
After every event, fans wonder whom the winners will be matched up with next. And with UFC Fight Night 48 in the rearview mirror, it’s time to look forward, put on a pair of Joe Silva’s (and Sean Shelby’s) shoes, and play UFC matchmaker.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Another UFC double-header is done, and fans were, ahem, "treated" to 21 fights stretched out over 19 hours. It was a brutal day for the members of the MMA media who had to watch each and every fight, especially given how remarkably bad UFC Fight Night 48 was and how unnecessarily long Fight Night 49 was. As such, it's easy to label all the folks who spent their entire day watching fights, willingly or not, as the day's biggest losers.
Who is the biggest winner, though?
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Almost no one expected Rafael dos Anjos to upset Benson Henderson—let alone finish him—but the 29-year-old Brazilian accomplished both feats on Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
After more than holding his own in the early exchanges of the first round, Dos Anjos landed a hard leaping knee and followed that up with a left hook.
Henderson's legs left from under him, and referee John McCarthy jumped in to stop the bout at two minutes, 29 seconds in the very first round. At le read news >>
MMAmania.com runs down the list of “Who’s Hot” and “Who’s Not” from UFC Fight Night 48 and UFC Fight Night 49, which took place this past weekend (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014), nominating the biggest winners and losers from the "Fight Pass" event in Macau, China, as well as the FOX Sports 1 spectacle in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Check out our picks below. Congratulations, fight fans ... we survived another doubleheader weekend.
UFC Fight Night 48: "Bisping vs. Le" took place this past Saturday morning (Aug. 23, read news >>
Patrick Wyman runs down the real winners and losers from yesterday's UFC doubleheader, giving you the most detailed recap and analysis you'll find on the interwebs.
Another long day of UFC action is in the books. Michael Bisping looked like his old self, Tyron Woodley blasted Dong Hyun Kim out of contention, Jordan Mein stole Mike Pyle's soul with a crushing knockout, and Rafael dos Anjos became the first man to knock out former champion Benson Henderson in a shocking upset. Without further ado, read news >>
For the third time in August, UFC brought thrilling matchups to the masses with an overseas Fight Night event featuring one of the best middleweight main events of the year. Michael Bisping, looking for his first win in 16 months, took on Cung Le in Macau. In addition to that main event featuring two heavy hitters, the undercard featured a welterweight clash between fighters always on the brink of becoming pay-per-view mainstays, Tyron Woodley and Dong Hyun Kim. Even in the midst of a busy summe read news >>
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