856 Search Results for TUF finale

Oct 30, 2015 7:17 am

Nurmagomedov contemplating retirement after most recent injury

Late Thursday night it was revealed that Khabib Nurmagomedov had broken a rib and would no longer be able to fight Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th. The injury is the third in a row for Nurmagomedov, who hasn’t fought since April of 2014 when he defeated Rafael Dos Anjos. A...

Oct 29, 2015 10:33 pm

Caio Magalhães suspended 6 months for spitting on Josh Samman

During the NSAC’s meeting on Thursday UFC fighter Caio Magalhaes appeared in front of the commission for spitting blood on Josh Samman after Samman scored a 1st round submission victory. Referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy recounted the incident to the commission: “Josh Samman told me, still inside the locker room, that he was concerned because Caio...

Oct 29, 2015 9:48 pm

BREAKING: Khabib Nurmagomedov injured, out of bout with Tony Ferguson

News broke late Thursday evening that Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov has injured his rib in training and is unable to fight Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th. Sources confirmed the news with MMAFighting, which also revealed that the UFC is looking to have Edson Barboza step in on short notice to...

Oct 29, 2015 8:36 pm

Tony Ferguson wants title shot with win over Khabib Nurmagomedov

Tony Ferguson has been on a tear recently, going on a 6-fight win streak that has seen him finish 4 of those 6 fights. He will face his toughest test in undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th, and the way he sees it, if he hands ‘The Eagle’ his first...


Oct 27, 2015 8:37 am

Mendes fires back at Edgar for ‘disrespectful’ comments

After Conor McGregor defeated Chad Mendes at UFC 189 to claim the interim featherweight championship Frankie Edgar climbed up onto the platform the Octagon was on and congratulated Conor McGregor. As it turns out Edgar wasn’t only impressed with McGregor, he also thought that Mendes was looking for a way out of the fight. He...

Oct 17, 2015 6:29 am

UFC Releases 5 Fighters, Including Marcus Brimage

Five UFC fighters have been handed their walking papers, and if rumors are true, more could be joining them. Marcus Brimage, Matt Van Buren, Christos Giagos, Roger Narvaez, and Chris Clements have all officially announced their release from the promotion via social media accounts. Marcus Brimage entered the UFC at the TUF 14 finale event...

Oct 15, 2015 8:31 am

PIC! McGregor Spars With Gunnar Nelson

UFC’s interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor is in the gym and preparing for his massive fight with current champ Jose Aldo. The two will finally meet as UFC 194, which is scheduled for Dec. 12 in Las Vegas. It’s set to be a massive event, with Aldo vs. McGregor headlining, Chris Weidman vs. Luke Rockhold...

Oct 8, 2015 8:16 am

Moving On Up — Dodson Heads To 135 In Pursuit Of Dillashaw

Looks like UFC flyweight title challenger John Dodson will be making the move back up to the bantamweight division. The news came out on Wednesday’s episode of UFC Tonight. According to the report, Dodson wants to return to action sometime in December or January and when he does step back into the octagon, it will...

Sep 30, 2015 5:22 pm

BJ Penn Wants To Return And Fight Nik Lentz At Featherweight

UFC Hall of Famer and former two-division champion BJ ‘The Prodigy’ Penn just appeared on Wednesday night’s episode of ‘UFC Tonight’ and announced that he wants to return to the UFC and fight Nik Lentz at featherweight. Penn explained his reasoning, saying that he’s sick of hearing about Mike Dolce and wants to fight Lentz, who...

Sep 30, 2015 12:42 am

Shirtless Paige VanZant Does A Sexy Dance –– You’re Welcome!

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant is set to compete in her first headlining UFC fight on Dec. 10, in Las Vegas. She’ll go up against Joanne Calderwood and the entire event will be streamed exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. It will be the first event of three straight nights of fights, with TUF 22 Finale on...

Sep 28, 2015 11:22 am

UFC strawweight quits her job and moves to Montreal to pursue dream

When you are working toward a specific goal and looking to achieve a dream, only the luckiest of people have moment where everything becomes clear and it all just “clicks”. For UFC strawweight Randa Markos, that moment happened this past weekend when she decided to quit her day job and move to Montreal to pursue...

Sep 17, 2015 4:31 pm

Paige VanZant Vs. Joanne Calderwood Will Headline Fight Pass Card On Dec. 10

Well it was announced earlier today, by the fighter herself, that Paige VanZant had signed a new contract with the UFC. In the tweet she sent out announcing the news she also said that she finalized her next fight and had an opponent. She didn’t release who, but now we know. According to the UFC,...

Sep 17, 2015 12:01 am

Massive Dog Towers Over Chad Mendes

Alright, so UFC featherweight Chad Mendes isn’t the tallest guy out there, but still, this dog is bigger than him, by a lot. The Team Alpha Male fighter posted this ridiculous photo on his Instagram account, showing himself standing with a giant of a dog. The dog’s on his hind feet and could literally look...

Sep 16, 2015 12:54 pm

UFC’s Paying For Gastelum’s Nutritionist And Matt Brown Isn’t Happy

UFC welterweights Matt Brown and Kelvin Gastelum are set to square off at the UFC’s next trip to Mexico, on Nov. 21. The two will headline the event, which will serve as the TUF Latin America 2 Finale. It will be Gastelum’s return to welterweight after a short stint at middleweight. A stint that was...

Sep 15, 2015 4:00 pm

WSOF Featherweight Champ Lance ‘The Party’ Palmer Set For Dec. Fight In Vegas

The World Series of Fighting and Team Alpha Male fighter, Lance Palmer, will defend his featherweight title on Dec. 18 in Las Vegas, according to ‘The Party’ himself. Palmer broke the news on Thursday’s episode of Stud Radio, saying that he’s able to give the date and location, but does not know the opponent yet....

Sep 14, 2015 6:53 am

Thomson On Nurmagomedov: He reminds me of Frankie Edgar

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s rise toward the top of the UFC’s lightweight division did not happen overnight. The Sambo master managed to fly under the radar while he built an impressive win streak before coming out of his shell to show the world he has what it takes to become the company’s lightweight champion by dominating Thiago...

Sep 13, 2015 6:08 pm

Booking Roundup: “The Karate Hottie” Lands a Top 5 Fight!

It has been a major week for news as well as a MAJOR week in fight announcements! Find out what “The Karate Hottie” Michelle Waterson, Tatsuya Kawajiri, Thomas Almeida and Gabriel Gonzaga are fighting by checking out this week’s “Booking Roundup”! Bellator 144 Brennan Ward and Dennis Olsen has been added to the main card...

Sep 10, 2015 6:01 am

Jim Miller vs. Michael Chiesa Eyed For UFN 80 On Dec. 10

  Back at the UFC’s ‘GO BIG’ press conference, president Dana White announced that they will be adding a third event on that big December weekend. So now, we will have an event on Dec. 10, 11, and 12, all in Las Vegas. We know the 11th will be the TUF 22 Finale and the...

Sep 4, 2015 12:05 pm

Report: Miesha Tate vs. Amanda Nunes Planned For December

A UFC bantamweight fight between Miesha Tate and Amanda Nunes is being targeted for December. The report comes from Combate, who say that the fight does not have a scheduled event or date, but December was mentioned. Of course we all know that Tate was expected to fight Ronda Rousey for the third time, but...

Sep 3, 2015 10:08 pm

Urijah Faber Gets A Fight, Will Meet Frankie Saenz At UFC 194

Team Alpha Male’s Urijah Faber has been calling for a fight on the UFC’s big December weekend, with the TUF 22 Finale going down on Friday, Dec. 11 and UFC 194 happening on Saturday, Dec. 12. Well it looks like he got what he wanted and will now face off with Frankie Saenz at UFC’s...

Aug 30, 2015 1:00 am

Bill Goldberg photobombs Nick Diaz and Urijah Faber’s picture!

The worlds of pro wrestling and MMA often clash in the strangest of ways. UFC’s Urijah Faber and Nick Diaz were at the GLORY fights earlier in the summer and ran into former WWE and WCW world champion Bill Goldberg! Goldberg is a spokesperson for GLORY Kickboxing in North America, but is still down to...

Aug 27, 2015 7:48 am

‘Nobody Wants To Fight Urijah Faber’

Apparently Team Alpha Male’s Urijah Faber is having a hard time finding anyone to step in the octagon with him. It was reported on Wednesday’s UFC Tonight that Faber really wants to fight during the big December weekend, where the TUF 22 Finale and UFC 194 will go back to back on Friday and Saturday....

Aug 26, 2015 4:11 am

Rocky Who? Edgar Chases Down This Chicken With Ease

Rocky Balboa’s got nothing on former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar. Edgar, who will be facing top ranked featherweight Chad Mendes at the TUF 22 Finale, recently took to social media to share his incredible chicken catching skills. The guy’s got talent, that’s obvious. Does he have a chance to go pro, possibly. That all...

Aug 20, 2015 5:28 pm

For UFC Champion McGregor Every Wednesday Is New Suit Day

Is Conor McGregor ever not in a suit? The UFC’s interim featherweight champion is currently filming the new season of The Ultimate Fighter opposite of Team Alpha Male’s Urijah Faber. The show is shot in Las Vegas, so McGregor’s still staying the in the infamous Mac Mansion. He took to Twitter to share with everyone...

Aug 17, 2015 7:10 am

Rose Namajunas vs. Angela Hill set for UFC 192

A women’s strawweight bout between Rose Namajunas and Angela Hill is the latest addition to October’s UFC 192 event in Houston. UFC officials announced the booking today via the Houston Chronicle. Rose Namajunas (2-2 MMA) will fight for the first time since December of 2014 when she squares off with Angela Hill in Texas. “Thug...

Aug 15, 2015 8:35 am

UFC Middleweight Suspended For Spitting On Opponent

On Thursday, UFC middleweight Caio Magalhaes was issued a temporary suspension pending a hearing on Sept. 14. He will then appear before the commission to answer for a complaint of unsportsmanlike conduct. The event in question is from after his loss to Josh Samman at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 21 Finale on July 12, 2015....

Jul 14, 2015 4:34 pm

Frank Mir: ‘The UFC Told Me Lesnar Was Coming Back’

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has been busy preparing for his UFC Fight Night 71 main-event bout with Todd Duffee. Mir, who is coming off a knockout win over “Bigfoot” Silva, recently revealed an interesting story to MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani while in attendance at Sunday’s TUF 21 Finale event. According to the heavyweight submission...