Also known as “Battle on the Bayou,” the show goes down Sept. 17 and will be headlined by a welterweight bout between Jake Shields and Jake Ellenberger. The event marks the UFC’s first appearance in Louisiana since 2002, as the event will emanate from the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.
Semerzier (Pictured; file photo) recently snapped a three-fight losing streak, earning a dominant victory in his March UFC debut over Alex Caceres at UFC Fight Night 24. A WEC export, “Mack Da Menace” posted only a 1-3 record in the little blue cage but is known for putting forth exciting performances. He joined the promotion in 2009, shockingly submitting jiu-jitsu ace Wagnney Fabiano with a triangle choke at WEC 43. Semerzier subsequently dropped bouts to Deividas Taurosevicius, Javier Vazquez and Cub Swanson before making his Octagon debut on March 26.
Representing the Midwest Training Center, Lullo had won eight straight before receiving the call to fight in the UFC. Upon his arrival, the 33-year-old was welcomed rudely to the Octagon by fellow debutant Edson Mendes Barboza Jr. The Brazilian continually chopped away at Lullo’s lead leg in their November clash, battering the appendage en route to a third-round technical knockout. Lullo has submitted six of his eight career victims and has never been submitted as a pro.view original article >>
Could Georges St-Pierre’s long-awaited UFC comeback take place at Madison Square Garden in New York City? The former longtime UFC champ hinted on Tuesday that may be the case.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
DALLAS – UFC 211 takes place today at American Airlines Center in Dallas. As usual, you can watch a live video stream of the post-event press conference here on MMAjunkie at approximately 1:30 a.m. E read news >>
UFC® announced today that it will stage its first-ever event in Edmonton at Rogers Place on Saturday, September 9. Edmonton now becomes the 10th Canadian city to host a UFC card. UFC® 216 marks the U read news >>
DALLAS – UFC 211 ceremonial fighter weigh-ins take place today, and you can catch a live video stream of the proceedings here on MMAjunkie at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT).Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
DALLAS – Prior to today’s UFC 211 ceremonial weigh-ins, you can watch today’s star-studded UFC Summer Kickoff press conference here on MMAjunkie at 5:30 p.m. ET (2:30 p.m. PT).Filed under: News, UFC, read news >>
Episode No. 111 of “The MMA Road Show with John Morgan” podcast, featuring Sergio Pettis and Fiasco Jones, is now available for streaming and download.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
The fight card for the UFC’s upcoming return to Scotland, UFC Fight Night 113, has two big additions. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
It looks like the UFC’s return to Sweden later this month has taken a hit on the main card. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
The UFC returns this week with UFC 211, and the promotion has rolled out its “Embedded” treatment. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
Watch the UFC 211: Miocic vs. dos Santos LIVE early weigh-in at 10 a.m. ET / 7 a.m. PT on MMAWeekly.com. read news >>