At UFC Fight Night 49, Rafael dos Anjos shook up the lightweight division with a surprise win over former 155-pound champion Benson Henderson.
The Brazilian recorded only one knockout win in his first 14 UFC bouts. However, with a stoppage victory over Henderson on Saturday, Dos Anjos has scored knockouts in back-to-back outings. With his recent power surge, Dos Anjos has vaulted into lightweight title conversation.
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At UFC Fight Night 48 on Saturday, Michael Bisping continued his roller-coaster path toward a shot at the middleweight title.
The Englishman kept the pressure on Cung Le for more than three rounds until he finally overwhelmed the former Strikeforce champion in the fourth stanza. Bloodied and with a swollen eye from Bisping's earlier attacks, Le was forced to cover up and suffered his second knockout loss in four UFC appearances.
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In case you slept through the entire week just woke up, Eddie Alvarez was briefly a free agent Tuesday. And with that news, and the subsequent info that he signed with the UFC, came shockwaves which affected everything from Bellator's locker room to the UFC's lightweight division to the already stacked UFC 178.
So as the UFC gets ready to bludgeon us with another doubleheader day, the former Bellator lightweight champ's move to the UFC is the dominant theme in this week's edition of Fightweets.
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Ryan Bader is not ready to relinquish his Top 10 position in the light heavyweight rankings.
At UFC Fight Night 47, Bader relied on his wrestling to shut down Ovince Saint Preux and claim a decision victory. Since being knocked out by Glover Teixeira in September 2013, Bader has now won three in a row, all on pretty clear-cut scorecards.
The result in Saturday's main event slowed down the Saint Preux hype train considerably. While the Strikeforce veteran was undefeated in four UFC bouts prior to read news >>
Surging UFC featherweight contender Dennis Bermudez believes he can take on the entire division, but he’s got a specific opponent in mind: Ricardo Lamas.Filed under: Featured Videos, MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
It's the month of August, and the mixed martial arts community is raving about the approaching UFC 178 card. Weeks separate the sports world from what is shaping up to be the biggest event of the year, and people seem to not want to stop talking about it.
One look at the planned fight card, and it's clear that the UFC has put together quite the offering for fight fans everywhere. UFC 178 is being built as the must-see card of 2014, and this event has the potential to overshadow everything else b read news >>
Ben Kenney has spent his entire life playing music. Over the past two decades, the New Jersey native has forged a versatile arsenal of skills that has taken him from his early days in Race Car, to... read news >>
It took five rounds of brawling with Matt Brown, but Robbie Lawler eventually emerged as the top contender in the welterweight division on Saturday in San Jose, California, at UFC on Fox 12.
Earning a unanimous nod on the scorecards, Lawler has earned the first shot at dethroning newly crowned 170-pound champion Johny Hendricks.
Hendricks won the welterweight belt in March with a decision victory over the UFC on Fox 12 main event winner, but Lawler has beaten Brown and Jake Ellenberger since the read news >>
Conor McGregor's legend grew in front of his home fans in Ireland Saturday.
With a knockout against Diego Brandao, McGregor improved to 3-0 inside the Octagon. At 26 years old, and with a magnetizing personality, McGregor has become a current and future star in the increasingly exciting featherweight division.
Having scored 13 knockouts in 15 career victories, McGregor is just as entertaining inside the cage as he is with a microphone in front of him. Already ranked No. 12 heading into the weeke read news >>
Conor McGregor carried the weight of the expectations of his entire country into the Octagon with him on Saturday at Dublin's O2 Arena.
But if the bombastic Irish featherweight was nervous, he never showed it. McGregor fed off one of the most raucous atmospheres in UFC history and finished former Ultimate Fighter champion Diego Brandao in the main event of UFC Fight Night 46.
"I said I was going to put him away in the first round," said McGregor (15-2). "I put him away in the first round."
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With the UFC back in Dublin for its first time in five years, UFC President Dana White wanted to make sure that the fans felt welcome. White offered fans a free drink via Twitter, and it looks like his bill could be pretty pricey, judging from the subsequent tweets. Note to self: Offering drinks to an entire Dublin bar may not be the best idea for the wallet. [Twitter]Read more MMA news on BleacherReport.com read news >>