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Apr 21, 2014 6:21 pm

Bedford and Yahya Will Settle Score at UFC Fight Night on June 28th

Johnny Bedford and Rani Yahya will settle their rivalry at UFC Fight Night on June 28th in San Antonio, Texas. Their first bout just two weeks ago came to a controversial finish when a clash of heads caused Yahya to get dazed. Bedford followed up with a couple punches and was peeled off by the...

May 12, 2016 9:50 am

Vitor Belfort has high praise for Jacare Souza ahead of UFC 198

Ahead of UFC 198 this Saturday in Curitiba, Brazil, where Vitor Belfort and Jacare Souza will square off in a fight that many believe to be a middleweight #1 contender fight, ‘The Phenom’ has high praise for his opponent. He spoke to media members, as transcribed by MMAFighting: “I have my eyes on ‘Jacare’ only....

May 1, 2016 12:15 pm

Exclusive | Patrick Côte wants to finish Donald Cerrone at UFC Fight Night 89

UFC welterweight contender Patrick Cote (23-9 MMA) is busy preparing for his UFC Fight Night 89 showdown with Donald Cerrone which takes place next month in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. “The Predator” is currently riding a three-fight win streak and has won six of his past seven bouts overall. We caught up with Patrick Cote to...

Apr 28, 2016 11:25 am

Joanne Calderwood and Valerie Letourneau to make history at UFC Fight Night 89

Women’s MMA is still growing and Joanne Calderwood (10-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Valerie Letourneau (8-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) are stamping their place in UFC history at UFC Fight Night 89. Calderwood and Letourneau will meet in Ottawa, Canada on June 18 at The Arena at TD Place in the UFC’s very first women’s flyweight...

Apr 22, 2016 6:42 am

Exclusive | Scott Burt “Bare Knuckle Boxing returns to the USA on June 11”

Since the late 1800’s, only one Bare Knuckle Boxing event has been sanctioned in the United States of America. That lone stateside ‘BKB’ event took place on August 5, 2011 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Well, BJPENN.com has confirmed with sources that a second stateside Bare Knuckle Boxing event is set to take place in Miami, Florida...

Apr 17, 2016 11:56 am

Report: Fedor Emelianenko vs. Fabio Maldonado set for June 17 in Russia

According to a report from Combate, former PRIDE champion Fedor Emelianenko will return to the cage this summer to battle former UFC veteran Fabio Maldonado at a “Fight Nights” event in Russia on June 17. “Fight Nights” promoter Kamil Gadzhiev revealed that Maldonado is one of three possible opponents for Fedor’s return to Russia on June...

Apr 15, 2016 9:18 am

Fedor Emelianenko’s next fight official for June 17th

Exciting news broke Friday morning that MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko would be returning to MMA on June 17th in front of the Russian fans. Emelianenko made an emphatic return to MMA on New Years Eve as he mauled Jaideep Singh in Japan. Since then there has been much speculation as to when his next fight...

Mar 22, 2016 9:34 am

VIDEO | Fabricio Werdum sparring ahead of UFC 198

We are now less than two months away from UFC 198, where Fabricio Werdum will look to defend his UFC heavyweight championship against Stipe Miocic in Curitiba Brazil. The fight will be Werdum’s first title defense since winning the belt back in June at UFC 188 as he submitted Cain Velasquez in the third round...

Mar 18, 2016 4:10 pm

Donald Cerrone vs. Patrick Cote targeted for UFC Fight Night 89

Donald Cerrone had a successful debut at Welterweight about a month ago and hopes to continue at UFC Fight Night 89. The UFC should be announcing this fight very soon. It looks like Cerrone will be facing Canadian star Patrick Cote in Ottawa Ontario, Canada June 18. The pair will co-headline the event and is...

Mar 4, 2016 3:58 pm

Stephen Thompson vs. Rory MacDonald headlines UFC Fight Night 89 in Ottawa

During today’s UFC Unstoppable press conference, UFC president Dana White announced that a key welterweight bout between Stephen Thompson and Rory MacDonald will headline June’s UFC Fight Night 89 event in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Stephen Thompson is coming off a spectacular showing against former title holder Johny Hendricks, whom he TKO’d in the very first-round...

Feb 13, 2016 8:57 am

Max Holloway eyeing Octagon return in May or June

Max Holloway has become a fan favorite fighter, and has quickly climbed his way to the top of the UFC’s featherweight ladder with an 8-fight win streak. Holloway’s last loss came at the hands of UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor back in 2013. Since then, Holloway has won 8 fights in 2 years including wins...

Aug 18, 2015 5:52 am

Henry Cejudo vs. Jussier Formiga set for UFC Fight Night 78

A key flyweight bout between rising contenders Henry Cejudo and Jussier Formiga is the latest addition to November’s UFC Fight Night 78 event in Mexico. UFC officials announced the booking yesterday evening. Former Olympic wrestling gold medal winner, Henry Cejudo (9-0 MMA), will be looking to stretch his undefeated mixed martial arts record to 10-0...

Aug 2, 2015 1:02 am

Dan Henderson vs. Vitor Belfort Headlines UFC Fight Night 78

Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort are set to settle the score in the main-event of “UFC Fight Night 78”, which will take place in Sao Paulo, Brazil on November 7, 2015. The bout was confirmed by Dana White at the UFC 190 post fight press conference. Henderson’s first meeting with “The Phenom” took place at...

Jun 28, 2015 12:33 pm

Kimbo Slice Suffered Cut That Nearly Severed His Toe at Bellator 138

Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock in a highlight anticipated heavyweight bout in the main event of Bellator 138 earlier in June and Slice walked out with his hands held high in victory. While it looked like Shamrock got the worst of it when he got knocked out, little did viewers know that Slice’s toe nearly...

Jun 23, 2015 6:41 am

Former UFC title holder Carla Esparza out 6-8 months!

Former UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza (10-3 MMA) will be on the shelf for the next 6-8 months. The winner of “The Ultimate Fighter Season 20” took to twitter to announce the news: I will be undergoing surgery as a result of a shoulder injury from my last fight. I will be out6-8months. http://t.co/1gtL5dS6y4 —...

Jun 22, 2015 2:56 pm

Ratings Report: Kimbo Slice on Bellator 138 Breaks Records

Bellator 138 aired live from the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri and featured a main event bout between the popular Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock. Slice defeated Shamrock by way of TKO in the opening round after nearly getting submitted in the opening minutes of the contest. The ratings are in and it turns...

Jun 22, 2015 1:58 pm

Dustin Poirier Makes His Prediction for McGregor/Aldo at UFC 189

Dustin Poirier has stepped inside of the octagon with some of the best fighters UFC has to offer, including “The Notorious” Conor McGregor. McGregor will walking into his fight with UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo as the underdog, but he is riding an incredible wave of momentum no other underdog has experience before. McGregor’s UFC...

Jun 19, 2015 3:00 pm

Visa system issue forces changes to several bouts on the June 27 fight card

Due to an issue affecting the Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs visa system and a technical problem with the Consular Consolidated Database, UFC is unable to secure entry into the country for 12 of its athletes slated to compete at UFC FIGHT NIGHT: MACHIDA vs. ROMERO on Saturday, June 27, at the Hard...

Jun 14, 2015 10:16 am

Twitter Reacts to Alvarez’s Shocking Win over Melendez at UFC 188

Eddie Alvarez and Gilbert Melendez left it all in the octagon Saturday night at UFC 188. While their long awaited bout wasn’t the “fight of the year” critics thought it would be, Alvarez and Melendez showed a ton of fighting spirit in the second and third rounds that brought the crowd to their feet. Melendez...

Jun 14, 2015 10:03 am

Wanderlei Silva’s Insane Reaction to Werdum’s Win at UFC 188

Wanderlei Silva is a happy man! Several weeks ago, his lifetime ban was lifted and now his good friend Fabricio Werdum just became the UFC Heavyweight Champion! Werdum walked into the octagon as the underdog on enemy soil at UFC 188 when he squared off with Cain Velasquez in Mexico. Velasquez’s conditioning, usually an advantage,...