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May 17, 2016 4:32 pm

Uriah Hall is willing to step up and fight Luke Rockhold at UFC 199

News broke earlier today that former champ Chris Weidman had suffered an injury and was forced to withdraw from his scheduled UFC 199 main event rematch with current UFC middleweight title holder Luke Rockhold. Shortly after the news broke, perennial contender Michael Bisping offered to step up and take the short-notice fight with Rockhold. Then...

May 17, 2016 2:30 pm

Michael Bisping reacts to Chris Weidman pulling out of UFC 199

News broke Tuesday afternoon that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman had been forced out of his UFC 199 headlining fight with Luke Rockhold due to an injury. While there was no immediate word given on who would replace Weidman, many expected either Jacare Souza or Michael Bisping to step up on short notice to...

May 17, 2016 2:21 pm

Chris Weidman reportedly out of UFC 199

News broke Tuesday afternoon that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman had been forced out of his scheduled UFC 199 bout due to an undisclosed injury. After the news broke on Twitter, Jeremy Botter of FloCombat confirmed the story, which also revealed that there has been no official word yet on who would step in...

May 17, 2016 1:56 pm

Robbie Lawler set to defend his title at UFC 201 in Atlanta

The UFC announced on Tuesday that welterweight champion Robbie Lawler will defend his belt at UFC 201 in Atlanta. With reports coming out that the UFC was working on having Lawler defend his title against Tyron Woodley, the bout has finally been made official. #UFC201 | @PhilipsArena. @Ruthless_RL vs @TWooodley. Let's do this, ATL 👊...

May 16, 2016 2:09 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan says he will leave the UFC if they are sold

Many fans feel that UFC color commentator Joe Rogan is as tied to the UFC brand as UFC President Dana White. With Rogan’s contract with the UFC up in August, Rogan himself says he does not know if he will be re-signing to continue his work as a color commentator or if he will sever...

May 16, 2016 11:50 am

Highest Reebok payout of 2016 at UFC 198 totals $240,000

$240,000 was the total payout by Reebok for the exclusive uniform deal with the UFC for the UFC 198 event that took place in Curitiba, Brazil over the weekend. This marks the highest paid card of 2016 for Reebok with a roster that included many pioneer stars and a championship bout. The payout from Reebok...

May 16, 2016 10:26 am

UFC releases statement regarding Rodrigo Botti’s alleged attack on Matt Brown

On Sunday, a video was released from the aftermath of the alleged attack on UFC welterweight Matt Brown after his UFC 198 fight in Brazil. Brown’s former trainer, Rodrigo Botti allegedly attacked Brown at his hotel in Brazil and tried to run away. Video shows Brown’s friend catch Botti in the streets and punish him...

May 15, 2016 4:23 pm

Video | UFC veteran George Roop suffers brutal injury at ROAD FC

Former UFC bantamweight fighter George Roop (15-13-1 MMA) suffered a gruesome leg injury during his fight against Yoon Jun Lee at ROAD FC on Saturday in South Korea. The injury occured when Roop landed a front kick to the body of Lee. When George pulled his leg back he could no longer put any pressure...

May 15, 2016 2:32 pm

Jon Jones blasts UFC 198 losers

Current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones took to his Twitter following last night’s UFC 198 pay-per-view event, where he took the following shot at some of the fight cards losing combatants: Man USADA really did a number on some of these guys — Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) May 15, 2016 “Bones” sent out...

May 15, 2016 2:04 pm

Matt Brown was attacked at his hotel after UFC 198

UFC welterweight contender Matt Brown suffered a third-round submission loss to Demian Maia in the headlining bout of yesterday’s UFC 198 prelims in Curitiba, Brazil. During his walkout to the octagon, Brown was grabbed and hit by fans in attendance which understandably caused him to get angry. According to a report from former UFC fighter...

May 15, 2016 1:13 pm

Photo | Cris Cyborg slams Ronda Rousey, calls for UFC 205 fight in New York

Cristiane Justino earned an impressive first-round TKO victory over Leslie Smith in what was her UFC debut at last night’s UFC 198 pay-per-view event in Curitiba, Brazil. Following her 81-second TKO victory, “Cyborg” took to social media where she poked fun at former UFC title holder Ronda Rousey, while challenging “Rowdy” to a UFC 205...

May 14, 2016 10:30 pm

UFC 198 Bonus Report

‘UFC 198’ in Curitiba, Brazil delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out three “Performance of the night” awards at last night’s UFC 198 post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 198’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Stipe Miocic earned...

May 14, 2016 9:36 pm

Video | Demian Maia submits Matt Brown at UFC 198

Former UFC middleweight title challenger Demian Maia scored a submission victory over Matt Brown at last night’s UFC 198 event in Curitiba, Brazil. Grappling beast Demian Maia does it again! A beautiful rear naked choke gets him a win over Matt Brown. #UFC198 https://t.co/MxEyI0fMj1 — FS1 (@FS1) May 15, 2016 The win, which occurred in...

May 14, 2016 9:22 pm

UFC 198 Results: Stipe Miocic KO’s Fabricio Werdum

UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum (20-6-1 MMA) put his belt on the line for the first time tonight in the main event of UFC 198 when he squared off with top contender Stipe Miocic (15-2 MMA) in his hometown of Curitiba, Brazil. Round one begins and Miocic opens with a leg kick. Werdum responds with...

May 14, 2016 8:56 pm

UFC 198 Results: Ronaldo Souza defeats Vitor Belfort via TKO

A key middleweight bout between Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (23-4 MMA) and former UFC champion Vitor Belfort (25-12 MMA) served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC 198 fight card in Curitiba, Brazil. Round one begins and Souza presses forward with a kick to the body of Belfort. Vitor with a flying knee attempt that misses....

May 14, 2016 8:31 pm

UFC 198 Results: Cristiane Justino TKO’s Leslie Smith in round 1

A women’s catchweight bout (140lbs) between Cristiane Justino (16-1 MMA) and Leslie Smith (8-7-1 MMA) took place on tonight’s UFC 198 main card in Curitiba, Brazil. Round one begins and Justino presses forward and lands a nice combination. “Cyborg” with a stiff jab. Smith misses with a wild right hand. She throws a leg kick....

May 14, 2016 8:12 pm

UFC 198 Results: Mauricio Rua defeats Corey Anderson via split-decision

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio Rua (24-10 MMA) took on Corey Anderson (8-2 MMA) during tonight’s UFC 198 pay-per-view fight card in Curitiba, Brazil. Round one begins and “Shogun” misses with a leaping right hand. Good kick from Rua. Nice jab from Anderson but “Shogun” replies with a big leg kick. Nice uppercut from...

May 14, 2016 7:36 pm

UFC 198 Results: Bryan Barberena defeats Warlley Alves via decision

A lightweight bout between Warlley Alves (10-1 MMA) and Bryan Barberena (12-3 MMA) kicked off the UFC 198 par-per-view card in Curitiba, Brazil. Round one begins and Alves charges forward and gets a hold of Barberena’s neck. He locks in a guillotine choke and it is tight. Barberena looks to be in trouble but is...