No reason was given for Siver’s withdrawal. UFC on Fuel TV 7 takes place Feb. 16 at Wembley Arena in London. Headlined by an interim bantamweight title showdown between Renan Barao and Michael McDonald, the evening’s main draw airs live on Fuel TV, while the preliminary card streams immediately prior on Facebook.
Poirier, 23, has won six of his last seven fights, tasting defeat just once since joining the UFC in January 2011. “The Diamond” rebounded from his hard-fought submission loss to Chan Sung Jung in May by finishing Jonathan Brookins last month at “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 16 finale. The victory earned Poirier his sixth career submission victory and his 11th overall finish in 13 professional outings.
Six years older than his opponent, Swanson went on a tear last year, earning three straight victories by way of knockout. The Jackson’s MMA rep kicked off 2012 with a second-round stoppage of George Roop and then did the same thing to Ross Pearson this past June. Most recently, Swanson stopped Charles Oliveira at UFC 152, knocking out the Brazilian prospect in 2:40 on Sept. 22.view original article >>
UFC on FOX 29, featuring a Justin Gaethje vs. Dustin Poirier main event, is official for April 14 in Arizona. read news >>
Three weeks before the event, a flyweight fight appears to be the final piece to the puzzle for the UFC’s return to Florida. read news >>
A welterweight bout between Dhiego Lima and Yushin Okami is the latest addition to April’s UFC on FOX 29 lineup. read news >>
After a rough stretch his past four fights, Joe Lauzon will try to get back on track this spring. read news >>
A women’s flyweight bout between Ashlee Evans-Smith and Bec Rawlings is the latest addition to April’s UFC 223 lineup. read news >>
Before Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone meets Yancy Medeiros in the UFC Fight Night 126 main event Sunday, watch how he stopped Jim Miller in 2014. read news >>
A middleweight bout is on tap for UFC 224 in Rio de Janeiro. Karl Roberson heads to South America to meet Cezar Ferreira. read news >>
In a race to the UFC lightweight title, Dustin Poirier believes he’ll ultimately come out ahead of Eddie Alvarez. read news >>
It’ll be Germany vs. Brazil at UFC 224 in Rio. read news >>
Eryk Anders has the biggest opportunity of his young career right in front of him, facing Lyoto Machida in the UFC-Belem headliner. read news >>