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After quickly dispatching Dong Hyun Kim Aug. 23 in Macao, UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley made it clear earlier this week that he wanted to test himself against the gritty Matt Brown. Mending an injured hand, Brown dismissed the idea of fighting Woodley in favor of a chance to be re-booked against former interim champion Carlos Condit. Brown and Condit were set to main event UFC on FOX 9 last December, but Brown was forced to withdraw after suffering a back injury.
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While a grudge match between UFC middleweights Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping seems ripe for the picking, it looks like the promotion has other plans for the former Strikeforce champion. UFC President Dana White told Matt Parrino of UFC.com that Rockhold is poised for a fight with recent middleweight title challenger Lyoto Machida, despite the bad blood brewing between him and Bisping. "Anything is possible. Michael Bisping is ranked No. 8 in the world. Rockhold is No. 5,” he said. “They’ll m read news >>
Furthermore, when it comes to trash talk or promoting a fight, White says you either have it or you don't.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight titleholder Jose Aldo recently admitted that he was trying to "spice things up" for his upcoming rematch against Chad Mendes by shoving "Money" during their first staredown.
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Those comments, however, were made right after Aldo declared that his push was ultimately a real, spur of the moment incident. This, despite the fact that read news >>
Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping's joint attempt at amateur matchmaking appears to have been for naught.
The two rivals were expected to settle their grudge match following Bisping's recent victory over Cung Le, however according to UFC President Dana White, all signs point to Rockhold being matched up against Lyoto Machida instead, keeping in line with the promotion's original plan.
"Michael Bisping is ranked number eight in the world. Rockhold is number five," White told UFC.com. "They'll mee read news >>
Despite an interview to the contrary, Dana White said Jose Aldo wasn’t playing when he shoved Chad Mendes earlier this week at a press conference in Brazil in support of their rematch at UFC 179.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
UFC welterweight contender Tyron Woodley recently called out Matt "The Immortal" Brown, but it appears the UFC has different plans for T-Wood. Speaking with UFC.com, UFC President Dana White revealed that sixth-ranked welterweight Hector Lombard has already verbally agreed to fight Woodley, and the promotion is actively working to set up that fight. White said Woodley vs. Brown—the fight Woodley personally called for—does not interest him, but Lombard vs. Woodley does. 'But we want to do Tyron W read news >>
UFC President Dana White has long desired for his promotion to establish a presence in Mexico. If initial ticket sales are any indication, White’s persistence in the market may very well be rewarded.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Fans have wondered whether any of the talented 170lbers training at American Top Team would fight each other. The UFC head honcho says one of the highest-ranked members of the team has said 'no problem'.
Hot on the heels of his destructive first round knockout victory over Dong-Hyun Kim in Macau this past weekend, fans speculated who Tyron Woodley (17-3 MMA/4-2 UFC) would face next in the Octagon.
Woodley, ranked third in the official UFC welterweight rankings, said earlier this week that he'd l read news >>
Despite his place between War Machine and Lance Armstrong on a list of shame, UFC President Dana White told the promotion’s website his feelings aren’t hurt. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Dana White is accustomed to being in the news. As the head of the most recognizable fight promotion in the world, it comes with the territory. read news >>
UFC President Dana White said a potential welterweight fight between Tyron Woodley and Hector Lombard is a go – if Woodley agrees. Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>