Headlined by a heavyweight title rematch pitting reigning champion Junior dos Santos against former titleholder Cain Velasquez, UFC 155 takes place Dec. 29 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The evening’s main card, which airs live on pay-per-view, will also see rising contender Phil Davis do battle with former light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin.
Miller, 29, posted seven consecutive UFC victories from July 2009 to March 2011 before stumbling against future champion Benson Henderson last summer. The New Jersey native rebounded from the defeat by submitting the hard-hitting Melvin Guillard this past January before tapping to a Nate Diaz guillotine choke on May 5 at UFC on Fox 3.
Lauzon has won three of his last four fights, most recently submitting ex-WEC titlist Jamie Varner on Aug. 4. In his 13 UFC appearances, Lauzon has bested the likes of former lightweight champion Jens Pulver, hard-punching Jeremy Stephens and Guillard. The 28-year-old holds 18 of his 22 victories via submission and has gone the distance just once in his eight years as a pro.view original article >>
Charles Rosa is taking the high road in response to opponent Mizuto Hirota being pulled from UFC Fight Night 117.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Due to injury, Paige VanZant has been forced to withdraw from her UFC 216 bout against Jessica Eye on Oct. 7. read news >>
The UFC’s return to Poland later this month for UFC Fight Night 118 has taken a hit to one of its featured bouts. Filed under: News read news >>
Perhaps in a not-so-stunning move, the UFC has pulled Mizuto Hirota from UFC Fight Night 117.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
Mizuto Hirota has been pulled from his fight against Charles Rosa at UFC Fight Night in Japan following a scary weigh-in on Thursday morning. UFC officials confirmed the news late Thursday night. "Du read news >>
An injury has forced Paige VanZant out of her flyweight debut against Jessica Eye at UFC 216 in Las Vegas. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
Grappling standout Augusto Mendes will have to wait a little bit longer before making his return to the octagon.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Check out the top Twitter reactions to Derrick Lewis’ injury and withdrawal from UFC 216 vs. Fabricio Werdum.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
A featured heavyweight fight on the UFC 216 main card has been cancelled just minutes before the event was set to begin. Derrick Lewis was pulled from the card after a lingering back injury flared up read news >>
It took Fabricio Werdum only 65 seconds to submit Walt Harris in their heavyweight fight after Harris moved up from the prelims.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>