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Jun 4, 2013 8:33 pm

Tavares/McDaniel, Voelker/Head Set for UFC on FOX Sports 1: 2

Two more matchups have been confirmed by the UFC’s official Twitter account as middleweights Brad Tavares (10-1) and Bubba McDaniel (21-6) fight and Bobby Voelker (24-9) takes on James Head (9-3), both at UFC on FOX Sports 1: 2 on August 28th. McDaniel currently rides a seven-fight win streak with his most recent being a...

Jun 4, 2013 9:51 am

Paulo Thiago vs. Kelvin Gastelum Set for UFC on FOX Sports 1 #2

  A welterweight fight between Paulo Thiago (15-5) and TUF 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum (6-0) has been scheduled for the UFC on FOX Sports 1 #2 show on August 28th at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. Thiago is 2-4 in his last six, winning his last fight against a promotional newcomer at UFC...

Apr 29, 2013 5:53 pm

Seven Fighters Released By UFC

Make no mistake about it, just because you receive a UFC contract doesn’t mean the promotion is going to keep you around if you under-perform. Such is the case with many fighters, be them fan favorites or not. You want to keep your job as a fighter for the world’s largest fight promotion, you better...

Apr 26, 2013 6:32 pm

VIDEO | UFC 159 Weigh-ins (Full Replay)

TUF 17 coaches, Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen are set to finally settle their feud inside the Octagon tomorrow night in Newark, New Jersey. Today the UFC hit the prudential center for the official weigh-ins ceremony. If you missed today’s UFC 159 weigh-in ceremony you can catch the replay in the player below.

Apr 26, 2013 9:25 am

If Cormier Drops To 205 He Could Get Immediate Title Shot

  Strikeforce heavyweight Grand Prix Champion Daniel Cormier (12-0) recently made his long awaited UFC debut with a one-sided unanimous decision win over former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir at UFC on FOX 7 in San Jose, California. Even though a win over Mir helped validate Cormier in the heavyweight division, the idea of him...

Apr 24, 2013 10:06 pm

Demetrious Johnson vs John Moraga Flyweight Championship To Headline UFC On Fox 8

The UFC on Fox 8 fight card finally has it’s headliner: a Flyweight Championship bout between champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson and challenger John Moraga. This match-up was originally scheduled to headline the TUF 17 Finale on April 13, but Johnson suffered a shoulder injury that canceled the fight. Demetrious Johnson (17-2-1) is coming off...

Apr 18, 2013 9:57 am

Jon Jones Apologizes for Sonnen Steroid Comments

The dynamic between Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen is not a clear one. At times, the competitors seemed to be courteous on the Ultimate Fighter. But recently Jones has had enough of being cordial with Sonnen who has done his signature job of using his words to excite people for his fight. Jones let his...

Apr 15, 2013 9:00 am

VIDEO | J. Jones Gives Sonnen The Silent Treatment

Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen spoke with Jon Anik during the TUF 17 Finale. While Sonnen was more than willing to talk about their upcoming fight at UFC 159, “Bones” wasn’t quite as eager as his opponent.

Apr 15, 2013 7:38 am

Gonzaga camp to protest Browne loss

At this weekends TUF 17 Finale, UFC heavyweight Travis Browne (14-1-1 MMA, 5-1-1 UFC) was awarded a win as well as the “Knockout of the Night” bonus for disposing of competitor Gabriel Gonzaga (14-7 MMA, 9-6 UFC) via elbows, just 71 seconds into their fight. At least a couple of the blows appear to violate both the no striking...

Apr 15, 2013 7:12 am

VIDEO | Faber vs. Jorgensen Full Fight Highlights

In the main event of last Saturday’s TUF 17 Finale event, Urijah Faber and Scott Jorgensen squared off in a bantamweight bout. If you missed this fantastic fight, hit play above and catch all the highlights.

Feb 14, 2013 9:56 am

Introducing Cat Zingano: The UFC’s Newest Women’s Star | UFC NEWS

It was recently announced that Cat Zingano has signed a contract with the UFC, and will be fighting opposite Meisha Tate in the second ever UFC Women’s match on the TUF 17 Finale card on April 13 at the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Many MMA fans are...

Jan 8, 2013 11:40 am

UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen set for April 27 in Newark, N.J. | UFC News

The previously announced title fight between “TUF” coaches Jon Jones (17-1 MMA, 11-1 UFC) and Chael Sonnen (27-12-1 MMA, 6-5 UFC) now has an official date, as their fight will headline the UFC 159 event set for April 27 in Newark, New Jersey. Jones and Sonnen served as the coaches on the 17th edition of “The Ultimate...

Oct 18, 2012 12:04 pm

Jones Thinks It’s ‘Bullcrap’ that Sonnen Is On TRT | UFC NEWS

“I think it’s terrible. I think it’s absolutely terrible if you’re going to consider yourself an athlete. TRT would be perfect for Chael Sonnen if he wasn’t competing in one of the toughest sports in the world. … I think Chael Sonnen made tons of money when he was a young guy, and now he’s...

Oct 17, 2012 1:59 pm

Dana White: “I have all the answers. The Internet does not. We built this company and we know what we’re doing.” | UFC News

A large portion of mixed martial arts fans and media have speculated that the recently announced bout between current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former middleweight #1 contender Chael Sonnen, was put together in order to help boost the recently poor ratings of the Ultimate Fighter (TUF) franchise. But according to UFC president...

Jan 21, 2018 10:12 am

Dana White gives grim update on Robert Whittaker: “he’s in serious condition”

If things had gone according to plan, UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker would have attempted the first defense of his title against Luke Rockhold at UFC 221, this February 10 in Perth, Australia. Unfortunately, Whittaker was forced out of this contest with health problems, and replaced by his most recent opponent, Yoel Romero, who will...

Jan 19, 2018 11:42 am

Douglas Lima Not Shying Away From Exploiting Rory MacDonald’s Weakness

There are some huge fights tomorrow. Two giant title fights are perched atop UFC 220 which goes down in Boston, but Bellator’s title fight is just as big. Former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald gets his shot at Bellator gold against belt-holder Douglas Lima. MacDonald has a chance to accomplish something he was never...

Jan 19, 2018 9:17 am

EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson Doesn’t Think Georges St-Pierre Fights Tyron Woodley

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is sidelined waiting for his shoulder to heal, but he’s made no question that he wants Georges St-Pierre when he comes back. After vacating the middleweight title due to health issues from gaining weight, it seemed like it was a fight that made sense for St-Pierre. Meanwhile, former title challenger...

Jan 16, 2018 12:12 pm

Wanderlei Silva hints at rematch with a fellow MMA legend

Back in June of 2017, PRIDE legend Wanderlei Silva came up short in his long-awaited Bellator debut, losing a decision to his nemesis Chael Sonnen. Since then, Silva fans have been wondering what – if anything – will come next for the aging legend. While nothing is certain just yet, it seems Silva himself is...

Jan 15, 2018 6:58 am

PHOTO | X-Ray confirms Paige VanZant broke arm in fight

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC St. Louis, former strawweight star Paige VanZant made her debut in the UFC flyweight division opposite Jessica-Rose Clark. Though VanZant hung in there for the duration, she was outworked by her larger foe for the majority of the fight, surrendering a unanimous decision as a result. As...

Jan 13, 2018 9:14 am

VIDEO | Max Holloway Willing to Fight Khabib Nurmagomedov For His Legacy

No doubt Max Holloway is game for anything. When Frankie Edgar was forced to pull out of their fight at UFC 218, he was willing to step up to lightweight to stay on the card to fight Tony Ferguson or anyone else who was up for a scrap. If there was still some question about...

Jan 12, 2018 9:38 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley Predicts a Fight Against Georges St-Pierre in July

While Tyron Woodley recuperates from his shoulder surgery, welterweight contenders are pacing back and forth itching at their shot to try and take his gold away from him. Rafael dos Anjos feels like he has earned it with his dominant performance against former champ Robbie Lawler, but Woodley already told him he has other plans....

Jan 11, 2018 9:08 am

Vitor Belfort Will Retire at UFC Missouri After Fighting Uriah Hall

The man who was once reported to have ‘no known weaknesses,’ turned out to have one: Time. It’s hard to believe that The Phenom has been fighting since 1996 and is about to strap on the gloves to fight this Sunday at UFC Missouri. He’s beaten all your favorite fighters in every different era: Wanderlei...

Jan 10, 2018 7:47 pm

VIDEO | Watch Kenny Florian Do his Best Nate Diaz Impression

Every now and then, we get some fun little segments on the UFC’s weekly news program on FS1, UFC Tonight. The show is normally hosted by Karyn Bryant, Kenny Florian and UFC Light Heavyweight champion, Daniel Cormier. Often times, Cormier will have to miss time due to his fight camps which then leads to a...