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Nov 23, 2014 2:59 pm

UFC signs Cody Garbrandt of Team Alpha Male

The UFC has signed rising star Cody Garbrandt, who trains out of Team Alpha Male alongside fighters like Urijah Faber, Chad Mendes, Joseph Benavidez, and bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, to name a few. Garbrandt, who is a perfect 5-0 in his pro MMA career with 5 stoppages, will be making his UFC debut at UFC...

Nov 22, 2014 7:46 am

Faber: ‘Dillashaw is “bad news” for Cruz’

Former bantamweight title challenger Urijah Faber discussed the upcoming matchup, which doesn’t have a date set, between his teammate TJ Dillashaw, and former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. Faber spoke to MMAMania about the bout, and why he believe Dillashaw, as well as himself, is a bad matchup for Cruz, and why Cruz last fight against...

Nov 22, 2014 5:01 am

Koscheck vs. Magny targeted for UFC 184

Josh Koscheck is eyeing a return to the Octagon after over a year away from the UFC. Koscheck, who most recently found himself as an analyst on Fox Sports 1, turns 37 this month, and is looking to return to the UFC in February at UFC 184 to face Neil Magny. MMAJunkie received the news...

Nov 21, 2014 1:34 pm

UFC 179 drug test results come back clean

Good news in the MMA community, all UFC 179 drug test results have come back clean. The event went down at the end of last month in Brazil, and featured a featherweight bout between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes in a ‘Fight of the Year’ performance. MMAJunkie obtained the press release from the Brazilian Athletic...

Nov 21, 2014 7:27 am

Tickets for UFC 182, UFC 183 & UFC 184 go on sale today!

Reminder: Get your tickets! Tickets for the UFC’s first three pay-per-view events of 2015 will go on sale to the general public later today. Tickets for UFC 182, UFC 183 and UFC 184 will be up for grabs starting at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT local time). UFC 182 takes place January 3 live...

Nov 21, 2014 6:30 am

Clean! Belfort passes NSAC-administered random drug test for UFC 184 title fight

UFC middleweight number one contender Vitor Belfort (24-10 MMA, 13-6 UFC) was surprised with a drug test earlier this month, as the Nevada State Athletic Commission sent collectors to his gym in Florida to obtain both blood and urine samples. The results of that random drug test came back yesterday and returned negative for performing-enhancing...

Nov 20, 2014 1:51 pm

Kogan: UFC needs entertainment not tennis

Nate Diaz’s manager, Scott Kogan, was in attendance at last weekend’s Bellator 131 event and after watching an “amazing” night of fights, he is now convinced that Bellator has found it’s “edge” over the UFC. His words (via bloodyelbow.com): “It had an edge – a little entertainment,” Kogan told BloodyElbow.com. “I think people try to...

Nov 18, 2014 8:56 am

UFC Fight Night 58 finalized with 12 bouts

The UFC returns to Brazil next month for “UFC Fight Night 58”, a 12-bout fight card headlined by a middleweight fight featuring former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida taking on surging contender C.B. Dollaway. “UFC Fight Night 58” takes place December 20 live from Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event...

Nov 17, 2014 8:33 pm

UFC on FOX 14 picks up three new bouts

UFC on FOX 14, which takes place January 24th from Stockholm Sweden has picked up four new bouts. First up is Nikita Krylov vs. Stanislav Nedkov. Krylov is coming off a TKO win over Cody Donovan earlier this summer, whereas Nedkov is coming off a TKO loss to Tom Watson nearly a year ago. Next...

Nov 17, 2014 8:15 pm

Herb Dean draws main event duty for UFC 181

Veteran referee Herb Dean has drawn main event duty for UFC 181 next month. Dean will referee the main-event between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler, while fellow veteran referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy will referee the co-main event between Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez. Yves Lavigne will also referee the TUF 20 finale in December as...

Nov 13, 2014 11:54 am

Holm No Longer Set To Make UFC Debut, Out With Injury

Top female fighting prospect, Holly Holm has been forced to pull out of her UFC debut with an injury. Holm was scheduled to face Raquel Pennington on Dec. 7 in, Las Vegas, as part of the UFC 181 event. The Brazilian press was first to report the news, which was later confirmed by bjpenn.com.

Nov 13, 2014 11:16 am

Jacare vs. Romero Set For UFC 184

The UFC’s return trip to Los Angeles continues to take shape,today, with the addition of a middleweight contest between Yoel Romero and Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza. UFC officials announced the news just moments ago. UFC 184 is going down from the Staples Center, in Los Angeles, and will feature a middleweight main event between Vitor Belfort and...

Nov 10, 2014 3:34 pm

Tateki Matsuda vs. Joby Sanchez Set For UFC Fight Night Boston

UFC Fight Night Boston, which takes place on January 18th, and features a featherweight bout between Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver has picked up another bout to an already stacked lineup. Boston Herald reported earlier today that Tateki Matsuda will face Joby Sanchez on the card. Matsuda will be looking to bounce back after suffering...

Nov 10, 2014 11:11 am

UFC Announces Three Bouts For UFC Fight Night Colorado

After Dave Sholler announced earlier that the UFC would be heading out to Colorado on Valentine’s Day for a card many fans began speculating as to what fights would be added to the event. The UFC has delivered. Max Holloway and Cole Miller will be fighting on the card, as well as Zach Makovsky and...

Nov 10, 2014 10:18 am

QUICK TWITT: UFC Returns To Colorado February 14th

The UFC will be returning to Colorado on February 14th for a Fox Sports 1 card. UFC Senior Director of Public Relations, Dave Sholler broke the news via Twitter, and announced that tickets for the card will be going on sale next month. So far no news has surfaced in terms of potential bouts for...

Nov 9, 2014 1:42 pm

BOOKING ROUNDUP! UFC Schedules 7 Bouts For Upcoming Events

The UFC was especially busy this past week scheduling many bouts for upcoming shows. First up the UFC signed Rony Jason vs. Tom Niinimaki to fight at UFC Fight Night 58 in Brazil on December 20th. Jason is coming off a split decision loss to Robbie Peralta whereas Niinimaki will be riding a 2-fight losing...

Nov 7, 2014 10:07 pm

UFC FN 55 Bonuses: Rockhold, Smolka, Whittaker and Hester win $50,000 each

The UFC Fight 55 Bonuses were announced at this evenings press conference in Sydney, Australia. UFC fighters Luke Rockhold, Louis Smolka, Robert Whittaker and Clint Hester earned an extra $50,000 each for their respective performances this evening. Luke Rockhold submitted Michael Bisping in the second round of their main event fight tonight in Sydney. Hawaiian...

Nov 7, 2014 11:30 am

White Addresses UFC Featherweight Title Picture

“I told Cub and Frankie, ‘Don’t worry about anything you hear with all the Conor McGregor talk and all the other stuff. You worry about Cub Swanson and you worry about Frankie Edgar. Believe me, the fact that people are arguing over who should get a title shot in the 145-pound division isn’t a bad...

Nov 6, 2014 12:30 pm

“Shogun”: ‘I would accept a fight against Anderson Silva if the UFC asked’

“The UFC called Eduardo (Alonso, Shogun’s manager) giving him the news that Anderson and I were going to be the TUF coaches and that we weren’t going to fight each other. But I’m really happy about taking part of TUF, even further because of Anderson, a living legend. Fighting against him wasn’t something that I...

Nov 3, 2014 1:27 pm

Matt Van Buren vs. Sean O’Connell set for UFC Fight Night 59

A light heavyweight bout between Matt Van Buren and Sean O’Connell is the latest addition to January’s UFC Fight Night 59 event in Boston. UFC officials announced the bout earlier this morning. TUF 19 runner-up Matt Van Buren (6-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) will be looking to earn his first official UFC win when he takes...