Featuring an all-heavyweight main card, UFC 146 will be headlined by Junior dos Santos’ first defense of his heavyweight championship against Alistair Overeem at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Additionally, former champions Frank Mir and Cain Velasquez will collide to determine the next top contender in the division.
A former World Extreme Cagefighting titlist, Brown, 36, earned his first UFC victory in his most recent Octagon appearance, outpointing Nam Phan at UFC 133 this past August. The victory came on the heels of back-to-back losses for the American Top Team representative, as Brown dropped hard-fought decisions to Rani Yahya and Diego Nunes in January 2011. Known as one the division’s most powerful competitors, Brown holds notable career wins over Jeff Curran, Yves Edwards, Leonard Garcia and Urijah Faber.
Pineda, 26, was a two-division champion in the Texas-based Legacy Fighting Championship before receiving the call to join the UFC’s featherweight ranks. The Texan has not lost since May 2010, when he was submitted with a kneebar by Chas Skelly at Bellator 19. Since that time, Pineda has won seven consecutive fights, including his most recent outing at UFC on FX 2, in which he submitted Mackens Semerzier with a triangle armbar.view original article >>
A pair of past title challengers will meet in a rematch at 125 pounds when Alexis Davis faces off with Liz Carmouche on Dec. 9 at UFC Fight Night from Fresno, Calif. UFC officials announced the match read news >>
After weighing in at 156 pounds on Friday for his interim UFC lightweight title fight against Tony Ferguson, Kevin Lee will have one hour to make the championship weight of 155 pounds, per Nevada read news >>
Two lightweight up-and-comers – David Teymur and Drakkar Klose – will meet at UFC 218.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Conor McGregor has a huge worldwide fanbase – and among those fans is former Oasis frontman Noel Gallagher.Filed under: Blue Corner, Featured Videos, News, UFC read news >>
Iaquinta vs. Felder appears to be the latest matchup headed to Detroit read news >>
The promotion continues for UFC 217’s headliner between middleweight champion Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre.Filed under: Blue Corner, Featured Videos, News, UFC read news >>
Before he face Darren Till, check out Donald Cerrone's impressive knockout finish of Rick Story. read news >>
Conor McGregor vs. Georges St-Pierre might happen, but according to UFC President Dana White, it’s a long way off.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Former UFC champion Germaine de Randamie has officially received clearance to return to training. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
The lineup is set for the UFC’s upcoming return to Old Dominion with UFC Fight Night 120.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>