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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...

Apr 27, 2016 11:43 pm

VIDEO | UFC 200 MSG staredowns

Wednesday afternoon at the Madison Square Garden the UFC held a press conference to promote UFC 200. Headliners Jon Jones & Daniel Cormier were in attendance, as well as Jose Aldo, Frankie Edgar, Miesha Tate, and Amanda Nunes. While Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier stayed apart for the staredown, you can feel the tension between...

Apr 27, 2016 8:46 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier react to UFC 200 announcement live on air

Early Wednesday morning, UFC President Dana White was joined by Chuck Liddell, Daniel Cormier, Frankie Edgar, Jon Jones, Paige VanZant, and Miesha Tate on Good Morning America. The UFC President announced that Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II would headline UFC 200 on July 9th. Immediately after the announcement, host Michael Strahan passed the mic...

Apr 27, 2016 7:58 am

PHOTO | UFC releases Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II poster

Early Wednesday morning the UFC revealed that Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II would headline UFC 200 on July 9th. Shortly after that announcement broke, the UFC released a poster promoting the event, which is being considered the biggest event in UFC history. Aside from Jones vs. Cormier II, the event will have Nate Diaz...

Apr 26, 2016 9:21 pm

VIDEO | Jose Aldo reacts to Conor McGregor refusing to do promo for UFC 200

While UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor currently isn’t slated to fight at UFC 200 after refusing to fulfill his media obligations, there is still quite a bit of speculation as to whether or not the UFC will put McGregor on the card last minute. While the MMA world awaits info regarding the main event of...

Apr 26, 2016 10:34 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo discusses UFC 200, rematch with Conor McGregor

At UFC 194, Jose Aldo’s reign as the only UFC featherweight champion in the history of the UFC was snapped at the hands of Conor McGregor as McGregor picked up a 13 second KO. While many expected an immediate rematch for Aldo, the UFC decided to book McGregor a lightweight title fight against Rafael dos...

Apr 22, 2016 3:53 pm

“The majority of fighters did not have an issue with Conor not coming”

According to MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani, most of the UFC fighters he spoke with at today’s UFC 200 press conference had no issue with Conor McGregor not attending the media event. I talked to several fighters who were on that stage this week, the vast majority, off the record, did not have an issue w/ Conor...

Apr 18, 2016 1:52 pm

Eddie Alvarez on UFC title shot: “This one will get me emotional”

Last week, UFC officials announced that former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez (27-4 MMA) would be the next man to challenge current UFC lightweight title holder Rafael dos Anjos. Alvarez joined Ariel Helwani on today’s edition of The MMA Hour where he discussed a number of topics, including how getting the call to fight for a...

Apr 12, 2016 8:59 am

BJ Penn vs. Dennis Siver set for UFC 199

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn (16-10-2) will return to the octagon this summer when he squares off with Dennis Siver (22-11 MMA) in a featherweight bout at June’s UFC 199 pay-per-view event in Inglewood, California. UFC officials just made the announcement. “The Prodigy” will return to the octagon for the first time since...

Apr 9, 2016 11:29 am

Dominick Cruz’s interesting take on Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has been making his rounds with the media to promote his trilogy fight with Urijah Faber in the co-main event of UFC 199. While the majority of the media appearances have lead to heated verbal exchanges with Faber, Cruz was asked about Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor’s welterweight rematch at...

Apr 9, 2016 11:23 am

Rafael dos Anjos gives updated timetable for return

There’s been no official word yet on who UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos will face when he makes his return to the Octagon following a broken foot. RDA joined Bas Rutten and Mauro Ranallo on Inside MMA to give an update on the foot injury which forced him out of his UFC 196 title...

Apr 8, 2016 11:51 pm

Rafael dos Anjos has bold prediction for Conor McGregor

Following his UFC 196 submission loss to Nate Diaz, Conor McGregor revealed his intention to return to featherweight to defend his championship belt. Ultimately, the UFC booked a McGregor vs. Diaz welterweight rematch for UFC 200, and opted to have Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar fight for the interim featherweight championship on the same card....

Apr 8, 2016 2:29 am

Joe Rogan says that Jon Jones’ ‘risky fight’ could ruin his plans

Despite saving the UFC from possibly having to cancel or downgrade UFC 197, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has everything to lose in his fight with short-notice opponent Ovince Saint Preux on April 23rd. After UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was pulled out of the originally scheduled fight with Jones, Saint Preux...

Apr 6, 2016 7:10 pm

Miesha Tate vs. Amanda Nunes official for UFC 200

After the UFC announced that Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II would headline UFC 200, and that Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar would fight for the interim featherweight title, Dana White announced that fans could expect a women’s title fight. Late Wednesday evening, it was announced that Miesha Tate would defend her UFC women’s bantamweight...