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May 20, 2016 11:31 am

Despite last fight a win, fighter still cut from the UFC

Fighting in the UFC is a big deal and you have to prove yourself not only to get into the largest MMA promotion in the world but also prove yourself once you are in. Lucas Martins is a testament to that after the UFC did not offer a new contract to him, despite his last...

May 20, 2016 11:06 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier’s promotion of UFC 200 goes horribly wrong

UFC Champ @dc_mma went on a local Philadelphia show to promote #UFC200. Let's just say — it didn't go well.https://t.co/9tiHtXqDgF — Herd w/Colin Cowherd (@TheHerd) May 18, 2016 Fight promotion is a big part of the fight game. You can tell how important it is to the UFC after they pulled Conor McGregor from headlining...

May 19, 2016 3:52 pm

Matt Brown sounds off on Tyron Woodley’s title shot against Robbie Lawler at UFC 201

Despite facing defeat over the weekend at UFC 198, Matt Brown doesn’t agree with the UFC’s decision to have Tyron Woodley fighting for the welterweight title against Robbie Lawler in the main event at UFC 201. “He didn’t beat nobody,” Brown said to MMAjunkie. “Gastelum is nobody that you beat to get a title fight....

May 19, 2016 9:29 am

UFC 197 estimated pay-per view numbers are in

While UFC 197 served as the highly anticipated return of Jon Jones, and was also another dominant performance for UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, the event fell a bit short in terms of pay-per view buys considering Jones was fighting for the first time in nearly two years. According to MMAFighting, the event did between...

May 19, 2016 8:56 am

Demetrious Johnson added to UFC 201

While Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson defeated Henry Cejudo less than a month ago, Johnson is looking to build on the win at UFC 201 on July 30th as he faces Wilson Reis. A win over Reis would put Johnson just 1 title defense away from tying Anderson Silva’s record of defending his middleweight championship 10...

May 18, 2016 6:41 pm

Cris Cyborg’s next UFC fight targeted for UFC 201

This past weekend at UFC 198, Cris Cyborg made her UFC debut against Leslie Smith in Curitiba, Brazil. The Invicta FC champ didn’t disappoint in her debut, and ultimately picked up a 1st round TKO win over Smith. Following the fight Cyborg called out Ronda Rousey for a fight, however with Rousey currently content to...

May 18, 2016 11:09 am

Luke Rockhold reacts to fighting Michael Bisping at UFC 199

Tuesday afternoon, news broke that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman would no longer be able to compete in his scheduled UFC 199 rematch against Luke Rockhold. Weidman went on to explain that he suffered an injury in training that would result in surgery, sidelining him for 8-12 weeks. Wednesday morning it was announced that...

May 18, 2016 10:19 am

Luke Rockhold gets new opponent for UFC 199

With former middleweight champion Chris Weidman pulling out of his title rematch against the champion Luke Rockhold due to an injury, the UFC has been working on getting a new opponent to replace Weidman at UFC 199. UFC President Dana White announced Wednesday on ESPN’s SportsCenter that Michael Bisping will get a rematch with Luke...

May 18, 2016 9:16 am

Chris Weidman opens up on injury that forced him out of UFC 199

Tuesday afternoon, unfortunate news surfaced that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman had been forced out of his UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold on June 4th. While the nature of the injury wasn’t immediately revealed, Weidman himself has taken to Facebook to release a statement regarding the situation, and explain what forced him to...

May 18, 2016 8:27 am

VIDEO | Bas Rutten & Ron Kruck discuss UFC sale rumors

While UFC President Dana White has assured fight fans that the UFC isn’t for sale, that hasn’t stopped rumors from flying around regarding potential buyers for the biggest MMA promotion in the world. White explained that the UFC is looking to make a deal, and potentially bring in a partner, which is likely where the...

May 17, 2016 7:51 pm

Report: UFC has a frontrunner to face Luke Rockhold for middleweight title

On Tuesday, news broke that former middleweight champion Chris Weidman was forced to pull out of his immediate title fight rematch with champion Luke Rockhold, which was scheduled for UFC 199. The UFC has been busy finding a replacement for Weidman. According to MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani, the frontrunner to replace Weidman is Ronaldo “Jacare”...

May 17, 2016 5:27 pm

Gegard Mousasi: I’m ready to be the UFC’s new middleweight champion

Former Strikeforce title holder Gegard Mousasi (38-6-2 MMA) took to Twitter this evening to announce that he is ready to become the UFC’s new middleweight champion. His words: @danawhite @lorenzofertitta , I will be ready to be the new @ufc MW champion even with 2 weeks notice. Ready to take over the world! — Gegard...

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 👊...