Taking place Feb. 15 at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb., the event features an additional heavyweight confrontation between Stefan Struve and Dave Herman, as well as a 170-pound headliner pitting Diego Sanchez against Jake Ellenberger. Airing live on Fuel TV, the show marks the promotion’s first of six planned live events on the Fox-owned cable station in 2012.
Miocic (Pictured), 29, is a former NCAA Division I wrestler from Cleveland State University who also boxed his way to the quarterfinals of the 2009 Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions. Turning to MMA in 2010, the Ohioan finished his first six opponents en route to capturing the North American Allied Fight Series heavyweight title. Miocic made his UFC debut on Oct. 8, outpointing durable veteran Joey Beltran at UFC 136.
De Fries last competed on Nov. 5, earning a unanimous decision over countryman Rob Broughton at UFC 138. Prior to his UFC debut, the 25-year-old had submitted each of his first seven opponents. In his two years as a professional, the Brit has finished six of his eight foes in the first round, submitting five by rear-naked choke.view original article >>
Anderson Silva is officially off the UFC 212 fight card. UFC officials announced Silva would be taken off the card Thursday, per MMA Junkie, days after the Brazilian legend announced it himself. "I r read news >>
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UFC on Saturday announced that Dutch heavyweight Stefan Struve will headline the organization’s return to the Netherlands against Alexander Volkov. read news >>
STOCKHOLM – Stefan Struve already owns one win over UFC champion Stipe Miocic and feels confident he could do it again if given the opportunity.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Vide read news >>
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The recently announced UFC Fight Night event slated for Aug. 5 in Mexico City now has a headlining bout. read news >>
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UFC newcomer Deivison Alcantara has finished all but one of the opponents featured on his undefeated MMA record. At UFC 212, he is confident that Marco Beltran will meet the same fate.Filed under: Ne read news >>
After a thrilling UFC 211, all the talk is on the championship reigns of Stipe Miocic and Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Join the conversation. read news >>
UFC GYM® announced the continued expansion of its global footprint into the Middle East with the opening of franchises second location in the Jumeirah Beach Residence community of Dubai. read news >>