1093 Search Results for ufc 163

Jun 3, 2013 4:16 pm

Lyoto Machida and Phil Davis Set To Duke It Out At UFC 163

Dana White and Joe Silva have evidently put in some hours over the weekend planning what the future of the UFC’s light heavyweight division will look like. With the recent injury of Lil’ Nog, rumors were flying around that Lyoto Machida would replace him and fight Shogun Rua for a third time. After Chael Sonnen...

Jun 3, 2013 8:24 am

Sergio Moraes vs. Neil Magny added to UFC 163

UFC 163: Aldo vs. Pettis has picked up a welterweight bout in the form of Sergio Moraes vs. Neil Magny. Both TUF alumni are coming off wins, with Magny defeating Jon Manley via unanimous decision at UFC 157, and Moraes defeating Renee Forte via submission at UFC 153. No word on whether or not this...

May 31, 2013 8:31 am

Thales Leites returns to face Tom Watson at UFC 163

Former middleweight title challenger, Thales Leites (20-4 MMA, 5-3 UFC), is once again a UFC fighter. Leites is set to make his octagon return this August at UFC 163 in Brazil against British standout Tom Watson (16-5 MMA, 1-1 UFC). Leites’ was released by the UFC following a UFC 101 split decision loss to Alessio...

May 30, 2013 10:26 am

Anthony Perosh vs. Vinny Magalhaes in the Works for UFC 163

  A light-heavyweight bout between Anthony Perosh (13-7) and Vinny Magalhaes (10-6) is in the works for UFC 163. UFC 163 is set for August 3rd at the HSBC Arena. Its main card will be broadcast on PPV while the preliminary cards will take place both on Facebook then FX. Perosh is coming off of...

Aug 22, 2013 4:02 pm

Report: UFC 161 & 163 Ratings Flop, Do Under 200k PPV Buys

When it comes to PPV buy rates we never really get disclosed true and accurate figures. However the one reliable and lone source for UFC pay-per-view figures has and always will be, Mr. Dave Meltzer. When people talk of buys, stating this PPV did this amount and this one did that, it is all based...

Nov 14, 2017 6:19 pm

UFC legend Vitor Belfort will return to the octagon January 14 in St. Louis

UFC legend Vitor Belfort will return to the octagon January 14 in St. Louis! The former UFC light heavyweight champion, Belfort, will square off with dangerous striker Uriah Hall at the UFC Fight Night event. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto broke the news on Twitter. Belfort, Hall official for STL. And Jessica Eye moves on from PVZ...

Nov 9, 2017 9:55 am

UFC rankings updated – Georges St-Pierre near the top of the pound-for-pound mix

After nearly four years out of competition, Georges St-Pierre is back and once again a UFC champion. At UFC 217, St-Pierre beat Michael Bisping to become the new UFC middleweight champion. In doing so, GSP became just the fourth fighter in UFC history to win two UFC titles in two different weight classes following Randy...

Nov 6, 2017 10:29 am

Daniel Cormier expected to defend light heavyweight title at UFC 220

Daniel Cormier, who was reinstated as the UFC light heavyweight champion after his UFC 214 foil Jon Jones failed a drug test, is expected to defend his title at UFC 220. His opponent for this card, which is scheduled for January 20 in Boston, Massachusetts, is expected to be the king of the blitzkrieg himself,...

Oct 28, 2017 10:56 pm

UFC Fighters react to Colby Covington’s victory over Demian Maia

Colby Covington picked up the biggest victory of his mixed martial arts career last night in Brazil defeating former title challenger Demian Maia via unanimous decision. After a very competitive opening round, “Chaos” was able to turn the tide in his favor in round two and continued to dominate Maia until the final horn. Following...

Oct 6, 2017 12:24 pm

BREAKING | Kevin Lee Dramatically Makes Weight For UFC 216

We’re just an hour removed from one of the most stressful weigh-ins in UFC history. If you want to go through the suspenseful play-by-play, you can relive the entire situation right here. After the sweat and the panic, Kevin Lee walked slowly to the scale with literally seconds left to weigh-in. Unfortunately, he was one...

Oct 3, 2017 2:01 pm

Exciting Newcomer Zabit Magomedsharipov Gets Quick Turnaround for UFC Shanghai

Viewers who tuned in to UFC Rotterdam at the beginning of last month, were treated to a violent surprise. Fresh-on-the-roster featherweight Zabit Magomedsharipov put on a performance in his UFC debut that rivals anyone we’ve seen in recent memory. He was leaping off cages, putting together video game combos, but best off all, he finished...

Oct 1, 2017 10:43 am

Eddie Alvarez thinks the UFC is using him to build up Justin Gaethje

This December 2, when the UFC touches down in Detroit, Michigan with UFC 218, former UFC and Bellator lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez will battle former World Series of Fighting champ Justin Gaethje in a clear Fight of the Year contender. While it’s undeniable that the UFC put this fight together based on its entertainment value,...

Oct 1, 2017 8:09 am

Kevin Lee reacts to news that Adalaide Byrd won’t be judging his UFC 216 fight

On September 16, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin finally met in the boxing ring. Though the majority of fight fans seem to believe Golovkin did enough to win this bout, controversial judge Adalaide Byrd scored it a baffling  118-110 for Canelo. In the wake of this controversy, Byrd has been given a bit of a...

Sep 28, 2017 9:46 am

Conor McGregor Wanted to Fight Paul Malignaggi in the UFC

Flashback to the chaos of Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather, with Paul Malignaggi orbiting the pandemonium like a satellite. The fight world moves so fast that their controversial sparring sessions and the infamous knockdown/pushdown photos seem like distant memories. Still, McGregor felt disrespected and wanted to take that out on Malignaggi during camp. According to...

Sep 27, 2017 4:10 pm

Four Massive Fights Are Slated for UFC 218 in Detroit

There has been tumbleweeds rustling down these MMA news streets lately. We’ve been holding our breaths waiting on fights to be announced and confirmed for UFC 218, but not just the fans and media have been pacing back and forth. Francis Ngannou has been searching for a fight ever since Junior dos Santos had to...

Sep 27, 2017 11:56 am

Ray Borg explains why he won’t be hiring a nutritionist ahead of UFC 216 title fight

On October 7th, in the co-main event of UFC 216, flyweight contender Ray Borg will attempt to spoil the history-making 11th title defense of dominant flyweight champ Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson. Given Borg’s history of missing the flyweight division’s 126-pound cap, there is worry among some fans that he’ll miss the 125-pound limit required for...

Sep 26, 2017 6:55 am

Gokhan Saki explains cardio issues in UFC debut

Last weekend, on the main card of the UFC’s latest trip to Japan, kickboxing legend Gokhan Saki made his anticipated UFC debut. His opponent was Brazilian light heavyweight Henrique da Silva. Though Saki ultimately managed to put da Silva down with a crashing left hook in the first round, his win was not without flaws....

Sep 25, 2017 10:25 am

Report | Paige VanZant’s UFC 216 fight is off

Long-time UFC strawweight contender Paige VanZant was expected to make the jump up to the new UFC women’s flyweight division at UFC 216 this October 7. Her planned opponent was UFC bantamweight star Jessica Eye, who was dropping down a division. Unfortunately, this compelling scrap has been nixed According to a report from Ariel Helwani...

Sep 25, 2017 7:27 am

Edmond Tarverdyan explains why Ronda Rousey didn’t do any media before UFC 207

Back in December of 2016, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey returned from a lengthy hiatus and attempted to re-capture the title in a scrap with reigning champion Amanda Nunes. This attempt, as any fan will remember, went disastrously, as Rousey was brutally beaten down by Nunes in less than a minute. In advance...

Sep 23, 2017 8:16 am

Pros react to Gokhan Saki’s impressive UFC debut

Kickboxing world champion Gokhan Saki made his highly-anticipated octagon debut at last night’s UFC Fight Night 117 event in Japan against Luis Henrique da Silva. After a wild opening few minutes, which saw both fighters have their moments, Saki was able to land a hook that absolutely floored Da Silva and put a stop to...

Sep 22, 2017 8:06 am

Mizuto Hirota Pulled From UFC Japan After a Dangerous Weigh-In

As we reported yesterday after the early weigh-ins, Mizuto Hirota had a pretty gnarly trip to the scale. Tons of fans and media were posting following the appearance on social media, all concerned about the fighter’s well-being. He appeared to almost faint a couple of times, as well as being held up staff and his...

Sep 19, 2017 8:31 am

John Lineker returns at UFC Fight Night 119 on October 28

John Lineker, one of the UFC bantamweight division’s most exciting contenders, is now scheduled for a return to the cage. According to a report from Combate, which was subsequently confirmed by MMAFighting.com, Lineker will make his return at UFC Fight Night 119 this October 28 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. His opponent will be Ecuador’s Marlon...