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Nov 1, 2012 4:30 am

Aldo vs. Edgar Rebooked For February In Vegas | UFC NEWS

Super Bowl weekend just got a super fight booking in the form of a featherweight title bout between Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar. UFC officials announced the booking on Tuesday’s “UFC Tonight.” The bout is set to take place on February second at UFC 156. UFC officials have yet to announce a venue or the...

Aug 18, 2012 10:15 am

Edgar Happy To Help Nate Diaz Prepare For Benson Henderson Title Fight | UFC NEWS

Having spent 50-minutes of cage-time with the current champion, former champ, Frankie Edgar, has voiced his commitment to the Gracie family on Sherdog Radio and offered up assistance to the man who is next-in-line, Nate Diaz. Check out what Edgar had to say: “If Nate would need my help or would ask for my help,...

Apr 27, 2012 5:05 pm

Henderson vs Edgar II set for UFC 150

By Evan Stoumbelis: Lightweight champ Ben Henderson now has a date set for his first title defense. His opponent…none other than the man he defeated to win the belt, Frankie Edgar. The rematch doesn’t come as a big surprise to fans, after Ben Henderson defeated Frankie Edgar at UFC 144 in a thrilling fight, there...

Feb 17, 2018 1:49 pm

UFC 222 Fight Card

March’s UFC 222 pay-per-view event was expected to be headlined by a featherweight title fight between current champ Max Holloway and top contender Frankie Edgar. Unfortunately for fight fans, the Hawaiian champion suffered a leg injury and was forced to pull out of his highly anticipated title fight with “The Answer”. With that news, the...

Feb 13, 2018 9:25 am

UFC rankings update: Curtis Blaydes surges into HW top 5, Luke Rockhold falls at MW

The UFC has updated its official rankings in the wake of last weekend’s UFC 221 card. As expected, several of the promotion’s divisions have experienced quite a bit of movement. At middleweight, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza rose a spot as the result of Luke Rockhold’s knockout loss to the number-one ranked Yoel Romero. At heavyweight, meanwhile,...

Feb 9, 2018 6:51 pm

UFC 222 Betting Odds for New Main Event Have been Released

It is official. UFC featherweight champion, Cris Cyborg will be making a relatively quick turn around after her last title defense in December to now defend against the Invicta FC bantamweight champion, Yana Kunitskaya. The fight will be Yana’s first in the UFC and her first at 145-pounds since 2012. The oddsmakers don’t see this...

Feb 8, 2018 6:54 pm

AUDIO | Miesha Tate Doesn’t Agree with How UFC 222 was Re-Put Together

It was announced yesterday that UFC 222 had been saved. Initially what was supposed to be Max Holloway attempting to make his second featherweight title defense against Frankie Edgar turned into…well, another featherweight title fight actually but instead with the other champ! Cris Cyborg will now be headlining the event as she defends against the...

Feb 8, 2018 9:18 am

UFC rankings update: Valentina Shevchenko surges up women’s flyweight list

In the wake of last weekend’s UFC Belem card, the UFC has updated its official rankings. The biggest shakeups in this latest iteration of the rankings can all be attributed to Valentina Shevchenko. Having left the UFC women’s bantamweight division (where she was formerly ranked number one), and officially announced herself in the UFC’s new...

Feb 6, 2018 7:24 pm

John Dodson vs Pedro Munhoz Officially Re-Scheduled

Last Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 125 from Belem, Brazil lost it’s co-main event just a day before the event took place. Originally, the co-main was supposed to be a top bantamweight clash between submission specialist, Pedro Munhoz and former two-time flyweight title challenger and season 14 winner of The Ultimate Fighter, John Dodson. That was...

Feb 6, 2018 10:44 am

TJ Dillashaw reveals nagging injuries are preventing Garbrandt rematch at UFC 222

Lat last week, UFC featherweight champ Max Holloway was forced out of his UFC 222 scrap with Frankie Edgar, leaving the card without a headliner. From there, the UFC kicked off a desperate search for a suitable replacement main event. One of the options was a rematch between bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw and former champ...

Feb 5, 2018 6:43 pm

Dana White Shuts Down the Possibilities of Nate Diaz Fighting at UFC 222

The unfortunate news broke over the weekend that the featherweight title fight between former lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar and featherweight champion, Max Holloway has fallen through once again. It was Holloway this time that was forced out with a leg injury. The fight was scheduled to headline UFC 222. Currently, the UFC is still looking...

Feb 5, 2018 6:30 am

Max Holloway fires back at Conor McGregor after social media jab

Over the weekend, UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was forced out of his planned UFC 222 title defense opposite Frankie Edgar with a leg injury. Shortly after this disappointing twist made headlines, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor, who owned the featherweight belt before Holloway, took a shot at the Hawaiian. McGregor took this shot on...

Feb 4, 2018 6:23 pm

Cub Swanson is down to fight Nate Diaz at UFC 222

Cub Swanson is down to fight Nate Diaz at UFC 222! The perennial featherweight contender, Cub Swanson, recently responded to a fan on Twitter where he offered to help save March’s UFC 222 event by fighting Nate Diaz. I’m down — Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) February 5, 2018 The fan had tweeted “Nate Diaz vs Cub...

Feb 4, 2018 3:45 pm

Breaking! Nate Diaz is interested in saving UFC 222

Nate Diaz is interested in saving UFC 222! Former UFC lightweight title challenger Nate Diaz says he is interested in saving March’s UFC 222 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas. The Stockton Slugger revealed the exciting news to the LA Times Lance Pugmire. The best option to fill in for the @BlessedMMA void at #UFC222 is...

Feb 4, 2018 9:22 am

With 2018 off to a rocky start, expect the UFC to go all-in on CM Punk

The year 2018 is off a rocky start for the UFC. UFC 221, which goes down next weekend in Perth, Australia, has barely looked like a pay-per-view since UFC middleweight champ Robert Whittaker was forced out of his main event title fight with Luke Rockhold and replaced by by Yoel Romero. UFC 222, which is...

Feb 3, 2018 6:23 pm

Max Holloway issues first social media post following removal from UFC 222 main event

Max Holloway issues first social media post following removal from UFC 222 main event! Earlier today terrible news shook the mixed martial arts world as ESPN’s Brett Okamoto announced that current UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway had suffered an injury and would no longer be able to compete at March’s UFC 222 pay-per-view event. Max...

Feb 3, 2018 5:57 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor takes a shot at Max Holloway following UFC 222 removal

Conor McGregor takes a shot at Max Holloway following UFC 222 removal! Earlier today ESPN’s Brett Okamoto broke the unfortunate news that UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway had suffered an injury and was forced out of his scheduled UFC 222 title fight with Frankie Edgar. Immediately following Okamoto’s report, MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani announced that the...

Feb 3, 2018 4:10 pm

Cody Garbrandt and T.J. Dillashaw trade shots after rematch talks fall through the cracks

Cody Garbrandt and T.J. Dillashaw trade shots after rematch talks fall through the cracks! Earlier today ESPN’s Brett Okamoto announced that current UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway had suffered an injury and would no longer be able to compete in the main event of UFC 222 against Frankie Edgar. Almost immediately following Okamoto’s report, rumors...

Feb 3, 2018 2:19 pm

Rumors are swirling around UFC 222 following Max Holloway’s injury

Rumors are swirling around UFC 222 following Max Holloway’s injury! Earlier today the mixed martial arts world was hit with some terrible news. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto announced that current UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway had suffered an injury and would no longer be able to participate in his scheduled UFC 222 main event title fight...

Feb 2, 2018 11:49 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley Breaks Down His Incredible UFC Debut 5 Years Ago Today

Five years ago today, @TWooodley gave us one of the greatest debuts in @UFC history! #ReplayKO pic.twitter.com/Gc6kAOgkgl — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) February 2, 2018 Back in 2013, Tyron Woodley was already on a 10-fight win streak. That was, until he was finished by former UFC middleweight Nate Marquardt at the time. Regardless of the...

Jan 31, 2018 5:06 pm

Max Holloway: “155 is going to happen sooner or later”

The current king of the UFC’s 145 lb weight class is the Hawaiian superstar, Max “Blessed” Holloway. He currently rides the best winning streak in the UFC with twelve straight victories. Holloway has fought exclusively inside the featherweight division and at only age twenty-six has established him as one of the greatest of all time...

Jan 31, 2018 9:01 am

UFC rankings update: Georges St-Pierre exits, Ronda Rousey stays

In the wake of last weekend’s UFC Charlotte card, the UFC has adjusted its official rankings. The biggest shakeup this time surrounds Former UFC middleweight and welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre’s ejection from the middleweight rankings. Given that St-Pierre is not expected to fight again for quite some time – if ever – his ejection from...

Jan 26, 2018 6:28 pm

PHOTO | Check out this Crazy Max Holloway Throwback!

The UFC’s current undisputed Featherweight king, Max Holloway began his Mixed Martial Arts career six years ago at just the young age of nineteen years old. Before he started the journey to being one of the best MMA fighters in the world, he tried his hand at kickboxing. Check him out before the tattoos and...