Bellator on Thursday announced the rebirth of women's MMA in the promotion, but Cris Cyborg appears to be fully committed to getting a shot at Ronda Rousey in the UFC. read news >>
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Assuming Joe Silva doesn't need him to replace the "broken down steroid addict" currently slotted to fight Chris Weidman in December.
Tim Kennedy is getting ready for a busy six months.
The former Strikeforce middleweight contender will try to inch his way closer to a 185-pound title shot when he throws hands opposite surging division bruiser Yoel Romero as part of the UFC 178: "Jones vs. Cormier" pay-per-view (PPV) event on Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Then he has to make a quick turnar read news >>
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Manny Gamburyan will drop a weight class for his next fight, agreeing to face Cody Gibson in a bantamweight bout at UFC 178, an official confirmed to MMAWeekly.com on Friday. read news >>
UFC lightweight Diego Sanchez in prepared to drop down to featherweight to get a shot at Conor McGregor.
Since returning from a one-year spell on the sidelines, where he was recovering from an injury, Conor McGregor has had a slew of frustrated fighters attempt to throw in their bid for a shot at the Irishman - the latest of which is Diego Sanchez.
Sanchez did not appear angry when he offered his thoughts on the surging featherweight and instead provided a surprisingly levelheaded opinion on the read news >>
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Gilbert Burns talks about making his Octagon debut at UFC on FOX 12, looking for the finish against Andreas Stahl, working with Mike Dolce to drop to lightweight before his next fight, and more. More Coverage: UFC on FOX 12 Results | UFC newsDownload MMA Fighting iPhone App read news >>
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A move that would be "unhealthy."
A picture of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Alistair Overeem surfaced last week (see it) that featured a slimmer, trimmer "Demolition Man," one that had the mixed martial arts (MMA) community buzzing about a possible return to the light heavyweight division.
While Overeem admits he's dropped a couple of pounds -- in case he's called upon for a five-round fight -- he's not going to be giving up his muscle mass, because he likes to read news >>
With Ernest Chavez forced out of his first drop from lightweight to featherweight, Max Holloway now will meet Mirsad Bektic at UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
Fighters come and go. Titles change hands, contenders drop off and this cycle that we tag as mixed martial arts repeats itself on cue.
But sometimes—and this doesn't happen too often—a group of ultra-talented fighters escape divisional purgatory. They defy the odds, cultivating only the skills they need to claw their way back to the top. Whether it is an ex-champion or the best finisher in promotional history, the line is never drawn. In association with this unpredictable track record, here are read news >>
A big drop for the UFC and Fox Sports 1 in the ratings department as Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens (and the supporting cast) were unable to pull in significant viewing numbers
Last week was the first ever headlining spot for Cub Swanson and just the second for Jeremy Stephens. Swanson took an entertaining unanimous decision over Stephens in San Antonio to earn (likely) a title shot against the Jose Aldo/Chad Mendes winner. Unfortunately for Cub, his main event debut did not produce good rating read news >>
On Saturday, WSOF lightweight champion Justin Gaethje meets fellow undefeated fighter Nick Newell in the promotion’s first event to air on NBC. Watch the full video of Gaethje’s destruction of Dan Lauzon.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, Videos, WSOF read news >>