1092 Search Results for ufc 163

Dec 13, 2016 10:17 am

Anthony Johnson not happy with new UFC matchmaker

Top ranked UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson recently found himself left without an opponent for UFC 206 after UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier withdrew from their scheduled main event scrap for the title. While middleweights Tim Kennedy and Gegard Mousasi offered to step in and fight Johnson on short notice, ‘Rumble’ had his...

Dec 11, 2016 12:40 pm

Cub Swanson sends The Korean SuperBoy a message following UFC 206 war

UFC featherweight contenders Cub Swanson and Dooho Choi went to war on the main card of last night’s UFC 206 pay-per-view event in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The fight, which many fans and analysts are calling “Fight of the year”, went the distance with Swanson earning the unanimous decision victory (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) from the judges...


Dec 10, 2016 8:40 pm

UFC 206 Results: Cub Swanson defeats Dooho Choi in a FOTY candidate (Highlights)

A featherweight tilt between Cub Swanson and Dooho Choi took place on tonight’s UFC 206 main card in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Round one begins and Choi presses forward and lands a right. The fighters clinch and Choi lands a pair of knees inside. He grabs a hold of the neck of Swanson and lands two...

Nov 30, 2016 7:28 pm

UFC issues brief reaction to news of MMA Athletes Association

Wednesday afternoon, MMA stars such as former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, and fan favorite fighter Donald Cerrone, among others, gathered to announce the formation of the MMA Athletes Association. The announcement was certainly a major one for the MMA industry, with the fighters involved, in addition to former...

Nov 29, 2016 10:41 am

Anthony Johnson interested in potential heavyweight fight at UFC 206

Earlier this month, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his UFC 206 scrap with Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson on December 10th, and would be sidelined until March due to a torn adductor in his groin. While the UFC began looking for a replacement opponent for ‘Rumble’, it...

Nov 28, 2016 2:22 pm

Report: Jimi Manuwa vs. Glover Teixeira Being Targeted for UFC 208 in Anaheim

Though it is currently without an official headliner, UFC 208 looks to have grown by one massive fight. This fight is expected to pair England’s Jimi Manuwa with Brazil’s Glover Teixeira in a clash of top-ranked light heavyweights. This compelling showdown was first reported to be in the works by FloCombat.com. Should this fight occur,...

Nov 26, 2016 11:58 am

Tim Kennedy offered to fight Anthony Johnson at UFC 206

This week, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his UFC 206 main event scrap against Anthony Johnson with a groin injury. While Cormier was forced out of the fight, it was revealed shortly after that he intended to return to the Octagon in March. With Cormier’s...

Nov 12, 2016 7:37 pm

UFC 205 Results: Raquel Pennington defeats Miesha Tate

A women’s bantamweight scrap between former champion Miesha Tate (18-7) and Raquel Pennington (9-5) kicked off tonight’s UFC 205 fight card in New York. Round one begins and Tate starts things off with left. They exchange quickly. Miesha with a low kick. She follows up with a right. Pennington counters with a strike. Tate circles...

Nov 4, 2016 9:32 am

Friday Night’s Bellator 163 Loses Two Main Card Bouts in 12 Hours

Bellator MMA has had an excellent year. They’ve promoted some strange, but undeniably memorable fight cards. They’ve also bolstered their roster with high profile fighters like Benson Henderson, Matt Mitrione, Sergey Kharitonov, Wanderlei Silva, Rory MacDonald and The American Gangster himself, Chael P. Sonnen. Unfortunately, it’s not all sunshine and daises for MMA’s number-two promotion....

Oct 23, 2016 9:42 am

Canadian fans rallying to boycott UFC 206 in Toronto

No Georges St-Pierre… Big Problem! UFC fans north of the border are not at all pleased with how December’s UFC 206 pay-per-view event in Toronto is shaping up. The card is currently headlined by a light heavyweight title fight rematch featuring current champion Daniel Cormier taking on feared knockout artist Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. The next...

Oct 21, 2016 9:21 am

Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum rematch set for UFC 207

The heavyweight rematch fight fans have been waiting to see was made official this week! Over a year after their initial meeting, where Fabricio Werdum shocked the world as he submitted Cain Velasquez to win the heavyweight championship at UFC 188, the pair will once again meet inside the Octagon. The fight, which was officially...

Oct 15, 2016 3:02 pm

Conor McGregor offers Ronda Rousey advice ahead of UFC 207 return

Earlier this month, it was announced that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would be returning to the UFC after a year away from the Octagon following her brutal UFC 193 KO loss to Holly Holm which saw her suffer the first defeat of her professional MMA career. Not only was it announced that...

Oct 10, 2016 7:58 pm

PHOTO | Official poster released for UFC 205 in New York

This historic card marks the first UFC event in the Big Apple since mixed martial arts was legalized in the state this year. Three championship title fights will take place in what many believe is the biggest card in UFC history. In the main event of the evening, UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will look...

Sep 23, 2016 1:00 pm

Miesha Tate returns to the Octagon at UFC 205

With under two months until UFC 205, the UFC’s historic inaugural event in the Madison Square Garden, the card is beginning to take shape! Friday afternoon, ESPN’s Brett Okamoto broke news that Miesha Tate would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 205 to fight Raquel Pennington in a pivotal women’s bantamweight showdown. For Tate,...

Jun 27, 2016 10:26 am

MMA community reacts to the shocking death of former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo

Another shocking death has hit the MMA community. UFC veteran Ryan Jimmo was involved in a hit-and-run incident in Edmonton, Canada early Sunday morning and died later that day due to injuries sustained from the incident. Back in May, Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons was also killed in a hit-and-run incident. The MMA community reacted...

Apr 29, 2016 1:41 pm

Miesha Tate wants Ronda Rousey at Madison Square Garden for UFC 205

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate is already looking past UFC 200 and her opponent Amanda Nunes. Tate wants to avenge her losses to former champion Ronda Rousey, and would love for it to take place at the UFC’s big event in New York City. “I think everything happens for a reason,” Tate said at...

Apr 21, 2016 9:10 am

UFC fighters react to Conor McGregor’s statement

On Thursday, Conor McGregor broke his silence regarding his retirement, revealing that he is not retiring and will not vacate the featherweight championship, but will not do a world tour for UFC 200. McGregor will stand firm on his refusal to do a world tour in order to focus on training. with the ball now...

Apr 13, 2016 11:16 am

VIDEO | UFC 200 Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2 fan-made promo

https://www.facebook.com/1633307140253694/videos/1684080261843048/ Check out this amazing fan-made promo for the Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2 rematch. As UFC 200 gets closer, you can expect a lot of great media moments from UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and star veteran Nate Diaz. The two outspoken and brash characters are set to rematch in the main event...

Apr 2, 2016 3:53 pm

Timetable for Daniel Cormier’s return following UFC 197 withdrawal

Friday evening it was announced that Daniel Cormier would no longer be able to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 after suffering a knee injury in training. Ultimately, UFC President Dana White announced on SportsCenter on Saturday that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice to fight Jon...

Apr 2, 2016 11:33 am

Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson reportedly official for UFC 197

Yesterday evening news surfaced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced to withdraw from his UFC 197 title fight with Jon Jones due to an injury. While there was much speculation as to whether the UFC would find a replacement opponent for Jones, or re-schedule Jones vs. Cormier II for a later...

Apr 2, 2016 8:00 am

Norman Parke announces release from the UFC

While yesterday was in fact April Fools Day, lightweight Norman Parke took to Facebook to announce that he had been released from the UFC following his decision loss against Rustam Khabilov at ‘UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Bisping’ back in February. Parke, the ‘TUF Smashes’ winner, compiled a 5-3-1 record inside the Octagon during his...

Mar 24, 2016 9:21 am

Chan Sung Jung AKA ‘The Korean Zombie’ plans return to the UFC

News broke in October of 2014 that fan-favorite fighter Chan Sung Jung, also known as ‘The Korean Zombie’ would be leaving the UFC to fulfill his required 2-year military service to South Korea. While many wondered if a 2-year hiatus from the UFC following his TKO loss to Jose Aldo at UFC 163 would ultimately...

Jan 26, 2016 1:08 am

Stipe Miocic hints why he has no opponent for UFC 196

It has been a couple of crazy days for the UFC heavyweight division. On Sunday, UFC President Dana White announced that Cain Velasquez was forced out of his UFC 196 title fight with heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum due to an injury. Top contender Stipe Miocic was set to fill in for Velasquez for his chance...