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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 👊...

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...