Headlined by a pivotal lightweight confrontation between Nate Diaz and Jim Miller, UFC on Fox 3 takes place May 5 at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. Also featuring a welterweight scrap pitting Josh Koscheck against Johny Hendricks, the event marks the promotion’s second appearance on network television in 2012.
Tavares has won back-to-back fights heading into his showdown with Ferguson. After beginning 2011 with a knockout defeat to Shane Roller, the Brazilian has shined on his home soil, notching a first-round technical knockout over Spencer Fisher at UFC 134 before outpointing Sam Stout two months ago at UFC 142.
Ferguson has yet to taste defeat inside the Octagon. The winner of “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 13 as a welterweight, “El Cucuy” dominated Ramsey Nijem at the live finale in June. The Californian followed that win with a pair of lightweight victories to close out the year, stopping Aaron Riley on Sept. 24 and earning a unanimous nod over Yves Edwards on Dec. 3.view original article >>
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At 40, and reportedly on the final fight of his current UFC deal, it appears Vitor Belfort will step into the cage one more time in his native Brazil. Belfort (25-14 MMA, 14-10 UFC) appears to be hea read news >>
Jimmie Rivera will go after his 20th straight win this summer, and he’ll get to do it not far from home. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Ben Nguyen didn’t have to wait long to get a new opponent after Joseph Benavidez announced Wednesday he was out of their scheduled flyweight bout at UFC Fight Night 110.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
The last week of April 2017 marked a loud yet symbolic shift in the future of sports on television. ESPN, the longtime self-proclaimed “Worldwide Leader in Sports,” released some of its best-known an read news >>
The UFC’s lineup for its return to Brazil in June continues to grow with the addition of a welterweight fight. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Joseph Benavidez today announced he has suffered an undisclosed injury, which has forced him to withdraw from his fight against Ben Nguyen at UFC Fight Night 110.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Chris Weidman’s admirable commitment to only fighting the best competition available will continue at UFC on FOX 25 in July.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
The return of Mairbek Taisumov is going to have to wait a while longer. The surging Russian lightweight is out of his upcoming UFC Fight Night 109 clash with Joaquim Silva due to a shoulder injury.Fi read news >>