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Feb 6, 2012 8:36 am

UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson Preview (Video)

UFC 144 is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. As of current date, the event is expected to be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event marks the UFC’s first ever return to Japan since UFC...

Jan 2, 2012 12:00 pm

UFC NEWS – Bout Order Set For “UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson”

UFC officials have finalized their fight card for the promotions return trip to Japan in February. A 24-main lineup will be featured in the land of the rising sun making up 12 official bouts. UFC 144 is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. As of...

Dec 22, 2011 11:00 am

MMA NEWS – Coker Picks Melendez Over Edgar In Hypothetical Champ vs. Champ Match

“I believe he is the No. 1 lightweight in the world. Believe me, those other guys, I take nothing away from them. Listen, styles make fights, and I’m really looking at Frankie Edgar and Gilbert, that match-up as to who would win that fight and how that fight would look. Ben Henderson, Cowboy Cerrone, all...

Nov 30, 2011 6:30 am

UFC NEWS – Maynard Wants Fourth Bout With Edgar

“Hopefully he holds on to the belt, because there’s got to be a part four, I think, to make it a true trilogy. Now he has one and I do two, so that’s a draw. So, we gotta do it again. Hopefully, he holds on the belt and I can work back up there.” In...

Oct 20, 2011 9:25 am

REPORT: UFC 136 PPV Sales Bring Edgars Drawing Power Into Question

“UFC 136: Edgar vs. Maynard III” was a highly anticipated fight card, that showcased not one, but two UFC title fights. Hardcore fans had been chomping at the bit to see both Edgar and Aldo defend their respective titles, but apparently the hardcore’s aren’t enough. The general population tunes in more for the super stars...

Oct 8, 2011 9:01 pm

UFC 136 Results: Lauzon, Edgar, Phan & Garcia Take Home 75K Fight Night Bonus

MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view) Champ Frankie Edgar def. Gray Maynard via TKO (punches) – Round 4, 3:54 – retains lightweight title * KO Of The Night Champ Jose Aldo def. Kenny Florian via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46) – retains featherweight title Chael Sonnen def. Brian Stann via submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 2, 3:51 Nam...

Sep 30, 2011 5:49 am

Gray Maynard: I'm Angry, Edgar Will Be Hurt On October 8

“I beat Edgar when we fought in 2008 as contenders on the way up, and I beat him even worse on New Year’s Day for the belt, only for the judges to give it a draw. I’ve beat him twice and I still have to prove something against this guy?” “I still don’t like talking...

Feb 4, 2016 2:34 pm

Max Holloway calls for fight with top 3 opponent

Max Holloway may still have his hand in a cast following his UFC 194 unanimous decision win over Jeremy Stephens. The win over Stephens gave Holloway his 8th straight win, and the most consecutive wins in the UFC featherweight division. With no immediate timetable for his return, Holloway is anxious to return to the Octagon...

Feb 4, 2016 10:15 am

Jose Aldo randomly tested by USADA

While Jose Aldo currently doesn’t have a fight booked, that didn’t stop the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency from randomly drug testing the former champ this morning. Since his UFC 194 KO loss to Conor McGregor, Aldo has campaigned for an immediate rematch, telling the UFC that he will not accept any fight other than a rematch...

Feb 2, 2016 9:28 am

PHOTO | Unbelievable McGregor-Aldo tattoo

WOW! Last week we saw a dedicated MMA fan who had an entire tattoo sleeve dedicated to the UFC, complete with Bruce Buffer, an Octagon girl, gloves touching, and a Las Vegas sign. This McGregor-Aldo tattoo is certainly one of the coolest and most unique UFC tattoos we’ve seen. The pieces were done by award...

Jan 28, 2016 6:12 pm

Dana White responds to Aldo’s rematch request

Recently former UFC featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo took to social media to campaign for a rematch between himself and Conor McGregor. Aldo revealed that he wants a fight with McGregor regardless of whether or not it’s for the belt, and he won’t accept anything less. Aldo lost to McGregor in 13 seconds at UFC 194,...

Jan 27, 2016 8:51 pm

Aldo wants McGregor rematch even if the title isn’t on the line

Jose Aldo has remained mostly quiet since losing his UFC featherweight championship to Conor McGregor at UFC 194 last month. In the meantime, McGregor has booked a fight at lightweight against Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight championship on March 5th. Leading many to wonder whether Frankie Edgar or Jose Aldo will get the next...

Jan 25, 2016 10:15 am

Stat Leaders: Strikes landed – Active fighters Top 10

Striking is one of essential ingredients to an effective stand-up game. The names on the list shouldn’t be a surprise to most with the likes of the Diaz brothers landing the #2 and #4 spots respectively. With some fighters on the list out of competition for a while, it’s impressive to see their names on...

Jan 25, 2016 10:07 am

Andre Pederneiras says Jose Aldo will sit out a year to fight if he has to

It is plain and simple for Jose Aldo. He only wants to fight for the UFC featherweight title. The former UFC featherweight champion who was the only man to hold the title since the division’s birth before losing it to Conor McGregor in December just wants to get his belt back. With McGregor scheduled to...

Jan 23, 2016 9:14 am

MUST SEE! Incredible fan-made ‘UFC 209 Stockton: McGregor vs. Diaz’ promo

While Conor McGregor is currently slated to fight Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 197 for the UFC lightweight championship, this fan-made UFC 209 promo almost makes us wish ‘Notorious’ was fighting Stockton bad boy Nate Diaz. Following Diaz’s win over Michael Johnson at ‘UFC on FOX 17’ he went off on McGregor during his post-fight...

Jan 23, 2016 8:07 am

Aldo: punch would have ‘ripped McGregor’s head off’ if it landed clean

Jose Aldo may have been KOd in just 13 seconds at UFC 194 to lose the UFC featherweight championship, however he believes that if the punch he landed while he was on his way to sleep landed, he would have knocked McGregor out. BloodyElbow has the transcription: “I think it’s normal (that McGregor was respectful...

Jan 22, 2016 8:57 am

McGregor not pleased with UFC 197 poster

Wednesday at the UFC 197 Press Conference Conor McGregor put UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos on blast for nearly 45 minutes. McGregor also touched upon a variety of topics including why he’s fighting RDA instead of Frankie Edgar, his hopes of claiming the UFC welterweight championship by the end of 2016, and more. One...

Jan 20, 2016 8:29 pm

Aldo opens up on loss to McGregor, looking forward to inevitable rematch

Jose Aldo was undoubtably and understandably devastated by his 13 second KO loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 194. After a world tour leading up to UFC 189, and then many more months of buildup leading to UFC 194, Aldo certainly felt the pressure going into the fight. In a recent interview with Combate, Aldo...

Jan 18, 2016 1:28 pm

Bantamweight Title Picture: Could Urijah Faber be next?

Who’s next? The last person who isn’t concerned at this exact moment is probably the new champ Dominick “The Dominator” Cruz. After waiting as long as Cruz had to get into the octagon and perform against the former champ the way he did, Cruz is who he claimed to be regardless of multiple roadblocks and...