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Mar 4, 2015 8:26 am

Former UFC Heavyweight Joey Beltran To Make Middleweight Debut

UFC veteran Joey Beltran is making another drop in weight. The former heavyweight fighter, who has spent the past few years as a light-heavyweight, announced his drop down to 185 pounds, and sent out this picture to prove he can make it. CHECK IT: Test cut to 186 was a success! @BellatorMMA fight announcement coming...

Jan 14, 2015 5:02 am

UFC Heavyweight Josh Barnett Breaks Down Velasquez vs. Werdum

“Werdum is known to be quite good on the ground and I don’t know, I actually don’t believe he would have any hesitation in throwing big knees and kicks,” Barnett stated. “It’s the usual sort of thing where he might say, well, you know, ‘I don’t want that guy to have the opportunity to punch...

Nov 28, 2013 2:01 pm

Report: UFC Heavyweight Del Rosario On Life Support, Not Expected To Live Past Tomorrow

Unfortunately for his family, friends and MMA fans around the world, UFC heavyweight Shane Del Rosario has taken a turn for the worse since being admitted into the hospital following a Tuesday morning Catastrophic Cardiovascular Collapse. No official word from the family has been given at this time, however BJPENN.COM has confirmed through sources that...

Nov 27, 2013 2:06 pm

UFC Heavyweight Del Rosario Hospitalized After Catastrophic Cardiovascular Collapse

Top heavyweight prospect, Shane Del Rosario is in the hospital today after suffering from a near fatal heart attack Tuesday morning. The Strikeforce import was recently announced injured and out of his UFC 168 contest against Guto Inocente with a rib injury. Now things have gotten worse. Jason House of Iridum Sports released the following...

Nov 9, 2013 9:50 am

Rare Disease Keeping UFC Heavyweight Todd Duffee Sidelined

UFC heavyweight fighter, Todd Duffee is a sight to behold. The man’s strength and dominance inside the eight-sided cage is rarely duplicated. His biggest battle as of late is coming outside the cage in the form of a painful and rare nerve condition known as Parsonage-Turner syndrome. This disorder affects the nerve bundles in the...

Aug 6, 2013 8:11 pm

Overeem: I still want to be UFC heavyweight champion

When top-tier heavyweight Alistair Overeem (36-12 MMA, 1-1 UFC) first crossed over from Strikeforce to the UFC, he was offered an immediate heavyweight title fight. The Dutch striker chose to fight immediately instead of waiting for his promised title fight, and went 1-1 in the octagon before being suspended for a positive drug test. Now back and...

Nov 1, 2012 5:40 am

Report: Nike In Talks With UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos | UFC NEWS

UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos, is reportedly in negotiations withe popular sports apparel company Nike. Fiveknuckles.com reported: If both sides come to an agreement, Dos Santos will become the third UFC fighter to be sponsored by popular shoe and apparel company, joining the ranks of UFC champions Jon Jones and middleweight champion Anderson Silva....

Nov 19, 2017 7:13 am

Report | UFC light heavyweight Volkan Oezdemir arrested on battery charge in Florida

According to a report from MMAJunkie.com, surging UFC light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir has been charged with “ aggravated battery causing bodily harm or disability.” Oezdemir’s arrest occurred in Florida, where he is being held in Broward County jail, pending a bail hearing. At this time, the details about this incident are quite hazy. Not much else...

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 5, 2017 6:13 am

Fabricio Werdum argues his case for a heavyweight title shot after UFC 216

This Saturday, on the main card of the stacked UFC 216, former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum will step into the cage with hulking Houstonian Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis. If Werdum wins this fight, he feels he deserves a shot at reigning UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic, the man he relinquished the divisional crown...

Oct 2, 2017 12:56 pm

Breaking | Anthony Johnson is meeting with UFC to discuss heavyweight return

Shortly after his UFC 210 disappointing loss to UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, long-time light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson announced his decision to retire from mixed martial arts. Though he did leave the door open for a potential heavyweight showdown with Jon Jones sometime down the road, it really did sound like “Rumble” had...

Sep 14, 2017 7:23 am

Updated UFC rankings reflect chaos at light heavyweight

Earlier this week, we learned that Jon Jones’ B sample confirmed that he had indeed ingested the banned substance Turinabol in advance of his UFC 214 light heavyweight title fight with Daniel Cormier. Yesterday, the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) overturned Jones’ UFC 214 knockout win over Daniel Cormier, rendering it a no contest. With this...

Sep 13, 2017 5:47 pm

BREAKING | Daniel Cormier is Once Again the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion

The Jon Jones roller coaster has finally made one of its biggest loopty-loops, but after this they’ll be much more to come. Earlier today, the B sample of Jones’ came back positive for Turinabol, concluding that there was no error in the first sample. The MMA world has been waiting with bated breath ever since...

Sep 12, 2017 1:33 pm

GRAPHIC PHOTO | UFC light heavyweight Ed Herman posts horrific injury

WARNING: Photo is GRAPHIC and may not be suitable for all audiences Social media can bring a ton of attention to certain incidents or events both good and bad. In this case, UFC light heavyweight Ed Herman shared a photo to social media of an injury that is just plain bad. Herman apparently suffered an...

Aug 15, 2017 8:57 am

Reports: UFC 217 gets clash of ranked light heavyweights, ranked heavyweights

UFC 217, which goes down on November 4 inside New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden, has grown by two big fights. The first of these fights will occur at heavyweight, where top-15 fighters Curtis Blaydes and Alexey Oleynik will collide. The second will go down at light heavyweight, where top-15 contenders Patrick Cummins and...

Jul 19, 2017 6:23 pm

BREAKING! Stipe Miocic will defend his heavyweight championship at UFC 216

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will attempt to defend his strap for the third time at UFC 216 on October 7 in Las Vegas when he squares off with former division kingpin Cain Velasquez. The fight was first reported to be in the works on Monday evening by BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor and was later confirmed...

Jul 5, 2017 11:24 am

Bellator improves light heavyweight roster with former Strikeforce champ, UFC vet “Feijao”

Bellator MMA has picked up yet another high profile free agent in former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion and five-time UFC veteran Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante. This signing was first reported by BloodyElbow.com. Cavalcante earned his contract with Bellator MMA by knocking out Dan Konecke at World Fight Tour – Road to Bellator, a feeder league for the ever...

Jun 28, 2017 10:56 am

Breaking: UFC 215 gets massive heavyweight showdown

UFC 215 just grew by one massive heavyweight showdown. This tilt will see former heavyweight champion and recent title challenger Junior Dos Santos collide with surging French contender Francis Ngannou. This fight, which has been rumored for some time, was announced on the UFC’s official Facebook page. The UFC also announced a light heavyweight bout...

May 27, 2017 11:05 am

UFC reportedly targeting pivotal heavyweight showdown for summer

Just two weeks ago, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos found himself knocked out by Stipe Miocic in a failed bid for the UFC heavyweight title. Despite just being knocked out two weeks ago, the UFC is already apparently targeting dos Santos’ next fight. Ariel Helwani has the scoop: UFC would like to book...

May 26, 2017 1:08 pm

Bellator picks up another big heavyweight from the UFC

Bellator MMA has acquired another big name from the UFC roster. Roy Nelson, Season 10 winner of “The Ultimate Fighter,” signed a multi-fight contract with Bellator, according to a report released on Friday by Ariel Helwani for MMA Fighting. Bellator has yet to make the official announcement of Nelson’s signing but is expected to do...

Apr 18, 2017 2:20 pm

Alexander Gustafsson: Jon Jones is still the best UFC light heavyweight right now

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier surely wants his chance to get another shot at Jon Jones in the Octagon, especially when many believe Jones is still the best fighter in the division. #1 ranked UFC light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson is one of those that have voiced that Jones is still the most superior fighter...

Apr 13, 2017 1:05 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC 210, former light heavyweight No. 1 contender back to the top

UFC 210 took place this past weekend as UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was able to defend his belt against the knockout specialist Anthony Johnson. Following Cormier’s second round submission win, Johnson surprised the MMA community by announcing his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts. Johnson said in the post-fight Octagon interview,...

Jan 15, 2017 4:46 pm

VIDEO | Heavyweight Walt Harris scores crushing KO on UFC Phoenix undercard

Right hook + Knee + Straight left = FINISH HIM!!! @TheBigTicket205 w/ a HUGE KO!!! What a start to #UFCPhoenix pic.twitter.com/GtW5RiGw1A — UFC (@ufc) January 16, 2017 American heavyweight Walt “The Big Ticket” Harris entered his UFC Phoenix bout with Chase “The Vanilla Gorilla Sherman” with his back to the wall. After going 0-2 in...