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Feb 13, 2012 8:35 am

Issei Tamura Steps In Against Tiequan Zhang At UFC 144

On January 30th we heard news that Leonard Garcia was forced out of his scheduled UFC 144 bout with Tiequan Zhang due to injury. It took nearly two weeks, but the UFC has finally found a replacement and he comes in the form of Issei Tamura. Tamura is a fighter they are pulling from the...

Feb 12, 2012 7:11 pm

McKenzie vs. Riley & Tavares vs. Yang Latest Additions To UFC on FUEL TV 3

Two new bouts have been booked for the UFC’s third stint on FOX sister station FUEL TV. We announced earlier today that Amir Sadollah and Jorge Lopez are set to square off on the card and now Cody McKenzie vs. Aaron Riley and Brad Tavares vs. Dongi Yang will join them during the May event....

Feb 12, 2012 4:05 pm

Josh Koscheck vs. Johny Hendricks Booked For FOX Show

A welterweight bout between Josh Koscheck and Johny Hendricks has been booked for an upcoming UFC on FOX event. UFC president Dana White announced the news just moments ago. UFC on FOX 3 is set to take place in New Jersey from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford on May 5. In the main event...

Feb 12, 2012 10:52 am

Amir Sadollah Set For Return Against Jorge Lopez At UFC on FUEL TV 3

A welterweight bout has been added the upcoming UFC on FUEL TV 3 card in the form of Amir Sadollah vs. Jorge Lopez. UFC officials announced the bout via twitter late last night. With a featherweight headliner in place between the fast rising Dustin Poirier and the equally talented “Korean Zombie”, UFC on FUEL TV...

Feb 11, 2012 8:17 pm

Strikeforce Light-heavyweight Roger Gracie Latest To Join UFC Roster

As recently confirmed by sources close to the fighter, Strikeforce light-heavyweight, Roger Gracie has inked a deal with the UFC. Over the past few weeks Roger has been making headlines due to his dwindling BJJ competition schedule and shifted focus to MMA training full-time. Now we have our answers as to why. Roger was undefeated...

Feb 11, 2012 11:32 am

Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson Books Matt Brown For UFC 145 In Atlanta

UFC 145 has just received a welterweight edition to its already stacked roster of fights in the form of Stephen Thompson vs. Matt Brown. UFC officials just announced the matchup moments ago. UFC 145 is set to go down from Atlanta’s Phillips Arena on April 21, in the main event light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones will...

Feb 10, 2012 11:25 am

Cruz vs. Faber III In The Works For UFC 148

The bantamweight division’s most heated rivalry will be at the forefront of the MMA world once again when Dominick Cruz attempts to defend his title against Urijah Faber in July. UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta broke the news yesterday via a twitter Q&A session. The title fight will feature the world’s top two bantamweight fighters in...

Feb 10, 2012 10:46 am

“Shogun” Rua | “UFC has made it clear that we don't need a manager”

“Actually, it wasn’t for that reason. Since Chute Boxe, I’ve always worked with three people or companies: my manager, my coach and a media team that takes care of my image. Unfortunately, I hadn’t found a team that inspired my trust, and now I found a good team. Eduardo is a very competent guy, but...

Feb 10, 2012 9:18 am

Forrest Griffin vs. Tito Ortiz III Being Looked At For Mid 2012

In the latest example of “ask and you shall receive” matchmaking by the UFC, a light-heavyweight bout between two former champions is in the works for a yet to be determined event later this year. Tito Ortiz and Forrest Griffin apparently will get their wish and get a chance to complete their trilogy, according to...

Feb 10, 2012 8:56 am

Frank Mir vs. Cain Velasquez In The Works For 2012

The big boss, Lorenzo Fertitta confirmed yesterday that the UFC is working on putting together a heavyweight clash between two former champions. Frank Mir and Cain Velasquez is in the works for an undisclosed future event confirmed Fertitta in a fan Q&A yesterday evening. Former two-time heavyweight champion, Frank Mir will bring a three-fight win...

Feb 10, 2012 8:28 am

UFC President Dana White Issues Statement On Nick Diaz Positive Drug Test

Dana White, President of the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization, has issued the following statement on the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s report on UFC 143 interim welterweight championship contender Nick Diaz. “I am beyond disappointed that he tested positive for marijuana,” said White. “It is now in the hands of the Nevada State Athletic Commission.” If...

Feb 10, 2012 7:47 am

Quick Twitt | Cung Le Looking to Return To Action Later This Year

UFC middleweight fighter and “movie star” Cung Le, sent out a twitter post yesterday stating that he plans on returning to MMA later this year. The former Strikeforce middleweight belt holder made his UFC debut in a valiant effort over Wanderlei Silva last year November at UFC 139. Read More: Cung Le (News), Strikeforce imported...