The UFC’s next Fight Night card goes down on September 5 at Foxwoods Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut, and has the potential to be 2014’s best fight card on free TV. A middleweight battle between Gegard Mousasi and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza headlines the event, and Alistair Overeem will take on the returning “Big” Ben Rothwell in the co-main event.
It’s no coincidence that the UFC chose this particular event to showcase so many great matchups. Just up the road at Mohegan Sun Arena, Bellator MMA will read news >>
Mark Hunt has signed a new six-fight deal with the UFC and he will likely retire from fighting upon fulfilling his contract, according to a report on Wednesday. Hunt spoke with UFC Tonight and explained that rumors about him considering an immediate retirement were unfounded, and the fighter is very happy with his new deal. [...] read news >>
Ovince St. Preux will look to bounce back from his main event loss to Ryan Bader at UFC Fight Night Bangor when he takes on Rafael Cavalcante on Nov. 8 in Uberlandia, Brazil. read news >>
With the UFC's middleweight division in a state of flux as champion Chris Weidman waits to make his next title defense against Vitor Belfort in December, other top contenders are trying land dance partners.
Namely, former light heavyweight champion, Lyoto Machida, who is coming of a spirited decision loss to Weidman in July. Machida is currently ranked No. 2 in the UFC's media-derived middleweight rankings, and there was some talk about him facing No. 5 ranked Luke Rockhold next. Yet that change read news >>
Two of Ryan Bader's latest victims, Ovince St. Preux and Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante, will look to climb back into the win column when they collide in a light heavyweight battle on November 8th at the UFC Fight Night card in Uberlandia, Brazil.
Promotion officials announced the bout on Wednesday via the official UFC Brazil Twitter account.
Both St. Preux (16-6) and Cavalcante (12-5, 1 NC) suffered sustained, one-sided beatings at the hands of Bader in their most recent outings, with St. Preux and read news >>
Matt Wiman will return to the cage for the first time since January 2013 when he squares off with Isaac Vallie-Flagg at UFC Fight Night in Austin. read news >>
Matt Wiman will return to action for the first time in nearly two years this fall. Wiman will meet Isaac Vallie-Flagg at UFC Fight Night 57.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
Glover Teixeira answered Phil Davis' complaints about having to deal with Brazilian judges in their upcoming bout at UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro. Glover Teixeira disagrees that Phil Davis will have the disadvantage of fighting in Brazil at UFC 179 on October 25 because of the local judges. Mr. Wonderful shared this feeling recently, but the former UFC Light Heavyweight title challenger told Combate.com that he isn't expecting to need the socrecards to win the bout and remembered that Davis won a c read news >>
Very rarely does a fight come together via honest divisional math that has as much heat and validity as Jon Jones versus Daniel Cormier.
That isn’t to say that there haven’t been some very lucrative bad-blood matches in the UFC to date. The company delivered the first bout between Ken Shamrock and Tito Ortiz way back at UFC 40 in addition to giving us Quinton “Rampage” Jackson versus Rashad Evans at UFC 114.
But neither one of those bouts had the level of legitimacy of Jones-Cormier. For his fir read news >>
Flyweight contenders meet this November in Texas, as Joseph Benavidez battles Dustin Ortiz.
The UFC has finally found an opponent for two-time flyweight title challenger Joseph Benavidez. In an announcement made yesterday by UFC officials, Benavidez's next fight will be in Austin, Texas, as he takes on Dustin Ortiz. Flyweight bout between #2 @JoeJitsu and #12 @DustinOrtizMMA added to November 22nd #UFCAustin http://t.co/0PwUWHWORy
— UFC News (@UFCNews) August 26, 2014 In case you were wondering read news >>
For more on T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao and Saturday’s pay-per-view card, here are 55 pre-fight facts about UFC 177.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>