And as far as title shots go, it would be kind of hard to deny "Pitbull" a chance at dethroning "Rowdy" with a win over the "Queen of Spades."
Bethe Correia has already defeated one of the "Four Horsewomen" by outpointing Jessamyn Duke at UFC 172 earlier this year. Now, she looks to go two-for-two when she battles Shayna Baszler this weekend (Sat. Aug. 30, 2014) at UFC 177 in Sacramento, California.
Since Marina Shafir is still trying to earn a spot on the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) ro read news >>
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Jose Aldo is not impressed.
Chad Mendes went 5-0 since his first bout with Aldo in 2012, and he’s scheduled to face the UFC featherweight champion again in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Oct. 25. Despite his stoppage wins over the past couple years, Aldo doesn’t see any evolution heading into UFC 179.
"The only different thing now is the age. The rest remains the same," Aldo told the Brazilian media during a UFC 179 media day in Rio. "I’m more experienced now, so I know what to do. read news >>
Heavy action from the regional circuit this weekend, which includes embattled featherweight George Sotiropoulos's first fight outside the UFC in over seven years and the the continuing adventures of Minowaman. A packed weekend on the regionals began this Friday with RFA 17 where, in the headliner, former TUF contestant Dakota Cochrane (17-6-0) faced Christos Giagos (10-2-0) for the promotion's lightweight title. Cochrane, who has beaten UFC veterans Efrain Escudero, Joe Stevenson, and Anton Kuiv read news >>
On last week's edition of The MMA Beat, the panelists discussed a variety of interesting topics, including Eddie Alvarez singing with the UFC, his match-up against Donald Cerrone, Wanderlei Silva's fighting future and much more. read news >>
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Three years after his last MMA bout, Luciano Avezedo returned to competition with a win at Sunday’s Shooto Brazil 49 - Fight for BOPE 4 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The only man to beat Jose Aldo in a MMA bout, Azevedo (17-9-1), who submitted the UFC featherweight kingpin with a second-round rear-naked choke in 2005, scored a unanimous decision victory over Alejandro Solano (19-11-1).
The grappling expert came close to finishing Solano with punches in the first round, and spent m read news >>
Charles "Do Bronx" wants to beat Nik Lentz before looking ahead in his UFC career and would like to fight in Metamoris. Owner of six submission wins inside the octagon, the still young Charles Oliveira hopes to get one more victory in 2014 - after submitting Andy Ogle and Hatsu Hioki -, against Nik Lentz, at UFC Fight Night: Mousasi vs. Souza, on September 5. Claiming to Bloody Elbow to be now a more mature fighter and focusing in giving one more step forward at Featherweight division, the 24-ye read news >>
Michael Bisping talks about various topics such as Cung Le, returning 'too soon' from eye injury, competing internationally, and his 3-step plan for that elusive shot at UFC gold.
Not one to mince words, Michael Bisping has had a lot to say about his opponent during to the build up to their UFC: Macau headliner this weekend.
"I'm not a Math teacher, I'm a born fighter," the Brit exclaimed as he spoke about Cung Le's impressive win over Rich Franklin. "On Saturday night, Cung Le will be in a real read news >>
On this week's episode of The MMA Beat, the panel will discuss Wanderlei Silva's future, Eddie Alvarez getting released by Bellator and then signing with the UFC, the new UFC 178 lineup, what's at stake for Michael Bisping this weekend, and much more.
Watch the show live on Thursday at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 5 p.m. NOTE: If Wanderlei Silva's NAC hearing runs late, we may delay the start of the show.
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While UFC lightweight contender Donald Cerrone has been vocal about his desire to compete in six fights in 2014, a less-heralded welterweight may actually have the inside track on beating him to that mark.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Lauren Murphy hit Sara McMann a whopping 193 times last night in Bangor, Maine, banging her about the head over and over again over the course of fifteen minutes. McMann, in return, scored less than one-third as many blows, a relatively paltry 64 punches landing cleanly on her opponent.
On paper, with just those stats in hand, you'd expect an easy decision win. The blitzkrieg from Murphy was never-ending—in fact, she landed a strike every 4.66 seconds. But when the decision was read, McMann's na read news >>
BANGOR, Maine – It didn’t look good for Tim Boetsch in the early going. Then again, it often doesn’t, but that’s not always a deal-breaker for “The Barbarian.” Filed under: News, UFC read news >>