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Oct 23, 2017 1:29 pm

Artem Lobov thinking about asking to be released from UFC

Artem Lobov was edged out by Andre Fili during their UFC FIght Night 118 contest that took place in Gdansk, Poland over the weekend. Fili was given the judge’s unanimous decision after their three-round fight came to an end. Lobov now holds a professional MMA record of 13-14 with one draw and one no-contest. After...

Sep 2, 2015 10:04 am

Report: Dan Miller Among 13 Fighters Released From UFC

It’s the start of a new month and that means it’s time for the UFC to revise their roster, cutting a group of fighters. This happens every month, almost like clockwork. At the beginning of the month the promotion updates their roster, revealing that some who were there before are no longer. UFCFIGHTERSiNFO goes through...

Mar 27, 2014 1:25 pm

Cody McKenzie Released From UFC, Wants Aoki Bout

In another blow to the UFC’s roster, TUF season 12 fighter Cody McKenzie (pictured), recently announced his UFC release through his official twitter account. The Alaskan native went 3-4 while under the UFC”s employ, most recently dropping an unimpressive bout to Sam Stout on the UFC on FOX 9 card. Outside of his lackluster record,...

Mar 21, 2014 4:52 pm

Ivan Menjivar Released From UFC Contract

Another casualty of the UFC’s continually moving roster has been suffered in the form of featherweight fighter, Ivan Menjivar. The TriStar trained athlete dropped three straight bouts, during what was his second stint in the UFC, and that was all the UFC brass needed to see. His release marks the second high-profile termination in the...

Jan 28, 2014 7:55 pm

Pat Barry Says Goodbye to MMA, Released from UFC Contract

It looks like UFC heavyweight and fan favorite Pat Barry will be leaving the octagon. Barry (8-7 MMA, 5-7 UFC) announced his indefinite leave from the sport in a statement released via Brian Butler, Barry’s manager. Full Statement: After long discussions with our client Pat Barry over the recent weeks, he has come to the...

Oct 5, 2012 10:02 am

Dennis Hallman Released From UFC Following Yesterday’s Missed Weight | MMA News

  After missing weight for the UFC on FX: Browne vs. Silva event, UFC veteran Dennis Hallman was released from his contract. Also, his opponent, Thiago Tavares was removed from the card with no opponent. Hallman has fought in several different weight classes but as of his last bout and his expected bout with Tavares,...

Jul 21, 2017 11:06 am

UFC 213 and Bellator NYC estimated pay-per-view numbers released

The estimated pay-per-view numbers for UFC 213 and Bellator NYC have been released and they are estimated to be rather low. According to Dave Meltzer’s report for MMA Fighting, UFC 213 is projected to be in the range of 125,000 to 150,000 pay-per-view buys. According to Meltzer, UFC 213 has brought in one of the...

Jul 19, 2017 9:46 am

VIDEO | Unreleased footage of Jon Jones before he was a UFC champion

Jon Jones is one of the most recognizable faces in MMA, and at a time when he is weeks out from the opportunity to reclaim the light heavyweight crown from his fiercest rival, Daniel Cormier, his star is brighter than ever. Long before Jon Jones was a staple of pound-for-pound lists and a pay-per-view hit,...

May 15, 2017 2:22 pm

UFC 211 medical suspensions released

UFC 211 took place at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas over the weekend with some exciting bouts taking place. UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic was able to defend his belt and get revenge on former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos. Miocic picked up a stunning TKO win in the first round of...

Apr 21, 2017 5:54 am

After shaky start to UFC career, Artem Lobov says he asked to be released by promotion

Tomorrow night, Artem Lobov will face the biggest test of his career in the UFC’s fourth-ranked featherweight, Cub Swanson. He’ll enter this fight on a two-fight win-streak, and if he scores the upset, he’s likely to burst into the featherweight top-10, where more high-stakes challenges await. Things haven’t always been so good for Lobov. Speaking...

Apr 11, 2017 6:07 pm

Results released for best fight in UFC history voted by ESPN fans

If you had to decide, which single bout would you vote on as the best fight in UFC history? Fans recently voted in a March Madness style voting bracket from ESPN where 16 fights were initially presented and the fans picked what they thought were the best fights in UFC history from their matchups. The...

Mar 13, 2017 5:42 pm

PHOTO | Amazing poster released for May’s stacked UFC 211 event

The octagon will return to Dallas, Texas on May 13 for UFC 211. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a heavyweight title fight rematch featuring current champ Stipe Miocic taking on former title holder Junior dos Santos. Miocic and dos Santos first met in December of 2014 with the Brazilian emerging victorious via unanimous decision...

Oct 26, 2016 6:44 pm

WATCH: UFC 205 extended promo released and it looks AMAZING

UFC 205 is stacked from top-to-bottom for the promotion’s first-ever event in New York City. The UFC just released the extended promo for the epic card, which will feature three title fights and a six-fight main card featuring some of the UFC’s biggest names. See for yourself how awesome this UFC 205 promo is below!...

Oct 21, 2016 10:59 am

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva Has Been Released from the UFC

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva‘s time in the Octagon has come to an end, as the Brazilian heavyweight and the UFC have mutually agreed not to renew his contract. Silva’s contract ran its course after a KO loss to Roy Nelson in September. With this loss, Bigfoot fell to a brutal 1-6-1 in his last seven fights....

Oct 10, 2016 7:58 pm

PHOTO | Official poster released for UFC 205 in New York

This historic card marks the first UFC event in the Big Apple since mixed martial arts was legalized in the state this year. Three championship title fights will take place in what many believe is the biggest card in UFC history. In the main event of the evening, UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will look...

Jul 20, 2016 10:19 am

UFC released Mirko Cro Cop from contract, allowing him to fight at Rizin

Rizin FF has continued to keep the ball rolling since MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko made his return to MMA on New Year’s Eve. Since then, the promotion held their official ‘Rizin 1’ event back in April, and will look to build more momentum as we get closer to the end of the year. Earlier this...

Jul 11, 2016 9:52 am

Official statement released on the sale of the UFC to WME | IMG

On Monday, the UFC released an official statement regarding the sale of the most prominent mixed martial arts promotion in the world. Full statement from the UFC: BEVERLY HILLS, CA (July 11, 2016) – WME | IMG today announced the acquisition of UFC, the world’s premier professional mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. A global leader...

Jul 5, 2016 1:34 pm

Frank Mir has asked the UFC to be released

Back in April, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir was notified that he had failed his ‘UFC Fight Night: Australia’ post-fight drug test. Mir failed the test for oral turinabol metabolites, blaming the failed drug test on contaminated kangaroo meat. While there has been no word yet as to how long Mir will be suspended,...

Apr 19, 2016 8:59 am

UFC on FOX 19 salaries released

This past Saturday, UFC on FOX 19 hit Tampa. The main card on ‘big FOX’ saw Cub Swanson dominate Hacran Dias, Khabib Nurmagomedov make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon as he defeated Darrell Horcher, Rose Namajunas defeat Tecia Torres, and Glover Teixeira KO Rashad Evans. Below is the full payroll, courtesy of BloodyElbow:...

Mar 29, 2016 2:07 am

Odds released for UFC 198 card including Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino vs. Leslie Smith

Big news broke on Monday when the UFC revealed that Cris “Cyborg” Justino would be making her UFC debut at UFC 198 in her hometown of Curitiba, Brazil on May 14th. Odds for “Cyborg’s” 140 pound catchweight fight with Leslie Smith were recently released by 5Dimes Sportsbook. Leslie Smith +600 Cristiane Justino -1200 Over 1.5...

Mar 28, 2016 9:44 am

Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2 betting odds released for their expected UFC 200 rematch

Nate Diaz was a huge underdog according to the betting odds going into the UFC 196 main event against UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. It looks like Diaz will be getting the underdog role once again even after submitting McGregor in the second round of their first match. MMA Junkie reported that “Irish bookmaker Paddy...

Jan 8, 2016 11:14 am

More details released regarding EA Sports UFC 2

As we get closer and closer to the release date of EA Sports UFC 2, fans are getting more and more anxious for details! First EA Sports hid the release date on UFC.com, then the first official trailer was released, now we have even more details regarding gameplay modes. EA Sports sent out a press...

Dec 28, 2015 8:50 am

Released! Countdown to UFC 195: Andrei Arlovski vs Stipe Miocic

UFC 195 co-main event will feature heavyweights Andrei “The Pit Bull” Arlovski vs Stipe Miocic on January 2nd.   Arlovski is enjoying his second wind in his career with six straight. The last time Arlovski felt a gold belt around his waste was over a decade ago, but with finishes against Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Travis...

Dec 27, 2015 3:20 pm

Countdown to UFC 195: Robbie Lawler vs Carlos Condit – Newly released!

Kicking off 2016 of fights is UFC 195 featuring in the main event is “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler  vs  Condit.   This fight will set the tone to even a bigger year in respects to an outstanding 2015.    Lawler has four straight wins and one title defense,  a second successful defense against a veteran Condit...