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Jun 3, 2013 12:55 pm

Clint Hester to Battle TUF: Brazil Winner Cezar Ferreira at UFC 163 in Brazil

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Over the weekend a few sources leaked that the UFC is working to place TUF alum Clint Hester against TUF Brazil winner Cezar Ferreira at UFC 163 at the end of the summer. Brazilian news outlet SporTV Globo first reported news of the match up on Friday (May 31, 2013); However, UFC officials have...

Jun 3, 2013 8:24 am

Sergio Moraes vs. Neil Magny added to UFC 163

UFC 163: Aldo vs. Pettis has picked up a welterweight bout in the form of Sergio Moraes vs. Neil Magny. Both TUF alumni are coming off wins, with Magny defeating Jon Manley via unanimous decision at UFC 157, and Moraes defeating Renee Forte via submission at UFC 153. No word on whether or not this...

May 31, 2013 8:31 am

Thales Leites returns to face Tom Watson at UFC 163

Former middleweight title challenger, Thales Leites (20-4 MMA, 5-3 UFC), is once again a UFC fighter. Leites is set to make his octagon return this August at UFC 163 in Brazil against British standout Tom Watson (16-5 MMA, 1-1 UFC). Leites’ was released by the UFC following a UFC 101 split decision loss to Alessio...

May 30, 2013 10:26 am

Anthony Perosh vs. Vinny Magalhaes in the Works for UFC 163

  A light-heavyweight bout between Anthony Perosh (13-7) and Vinny Magalhaes (10-6) is in the works for UFC 163. UFC 163 is set for August 3rd at the HSBC Arena. Its main card will be broadcast on PPV while the preliminary cards will take place both on Facebook then FX. Perosh is coming off of...

May 20, 2013 12:35 pm

UFC Officials Make ‘UFC 163: Aldo vs. Pettis’ Official For Rio de Janeiro

Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight champion Jose Aldo and Anthony Pettis will be making a trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on August 3. Aldo (22-1) will defend his belt against Pettis (16-2) at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro for UFC 163: Aldo vs. Pettis. UFC officials announced the fight this past Saturday at...

Apr 30, 2013 10:31 pm

Demian Maia vs. Josh Koscheck Added to UFC 163

A welterweight match-up between Josh Koschek and Demian Maia will be added to UFC 163, MMAFighting.com confirmed Tuesday night.   The fight will be important for both athletes.  Koscheck (17-7) has lost two straight fights, a split decision loss to current number one welterweight contender, Johnny Hendricks, and more recently a first-round TKO loss to...

Aug 22, 2013 4:02 pm

Report: UFC 161 & 163 Ratings Flop, Do Under 200k PPV Buys

When it comes to PPV buy rates we never really get disclosed true and accurate figures. However the one reliable and lone source for UFC pay-per-view figures has and always will be, Mr. Dave Meltzer. When people talk of buys, stating this PPV did this amount and this one did that, it is all based...

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...

Dec 9, 2015 12:56 pm

Holly Holm Offers Rematch to Rousey: UFC 200

Holly Holm and her camp are currently under negotiations with the UFC brass to finalize a place and time for the rematch.   No response from Rousey’s camp regarding the contract negotiations. Holm’s manager and promoter, Lenny Fresquez, spoke with UFC officials this week to discuss plans for her next fight during International Fight Week...

Nov 28, 2015 11:27 am

PHOTO | Korean Zombie in attendance at ‘UFC Fight Night: Seoul’

Earlier this morning in Seoul Korea, the one and only Korean Zombie, also known as Chan Sung Jung, was in attendance at the fights. Jung’s last fight in the Octagon was a TKO loss to Jose Aldo at UFC 163 in 2013 in a Fight of the Year candidate. Following the loss it was revealed...

Oct 4, 2015 10:01 am

UFC Fighters React To D.C. vs. Gustafsson Decision

Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson went to war in one of the best championship fights of the year! The two warriors left it all in the octagon for the right to become the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. Cormier set the pace for an exciting fight when he executed a vicious slam on Gustafsson from at...

Sep 15, 2015 7:33 am

Elvis ‘The King’ Mutapcic Is Eager To Take On The Best The UFC Has To Offer

Some fighters are motivated by money, others are motivated by titles and and awards and some do it just for the competition, to prove that they are the best. Elvis Mutapcic fights for that last option. Mutapcic, a middleweight fighter who holds wins over UFC fighters Sam Alvey, Cezar Ferreira and Zak Cummings, spoke with...

Aug 31, 2015 11:25 am

Is Dana White teasing the signing of Fedor Emelianenko to UFC?

Fedor Emelianenko rocked the mixed martial arts world when he announced he would be making his return to the sport in July. His relationship with Bellator’s Scott Coker lead many to assume that “The Last Emperor” would be signing with the Viacom company, but Coker has since let it be known that Fedor will not...

Aug 28, 2015 5:17 pm

Report: Jim Alers vs. Cole Miller Planned For UFC on FOX 17

UFC on FOX 17 is shaping up to be an impressive card so far. Headlined by the much anticipated lightweight title fight between Rafael dos Anjos and Donald Cerrone, it appears another exciting scrap has been added. According to a report from FOX Sports, a featherweight fight between Cole Miller and Jim Alers will also...

Aug 8, 2015 12:45 pm

Welcome To The ‘Johnny Hollywood Show’––UFC’s Johnny Case Ready To Entertain

At twenty-six years old UFC lightweight Johnny ‘Hollywood’ Case is concerned more with the journey rather than the destination, at least at this point in his career. Case is 21-4, 3-0 in the UFC and currently carries around an eleven fight win streak. ‘Hollywood’ is in no hurry though and currently sees his run in...

Aug 2, 2015 6:28 am

UFC Fighters React to Ronda Rousey’s 34 Second KO Win Over Bethe Correia

Ronda Rousey’s performance against Bethe Correia caused the fighters of the UFC to blow up their own Twitter accounts because of how unbelievable it was. The UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion not only defeated Correia on enemy soil, but she did it by knocking her out in just thirty-four seconds! See what fighters had to say...

Jul 26, 2015 7:21 am

UFC Fighters React to Miesha Tate’s Decision Win Over Jessica Eye

Miesha Tate proved the bookies right when she walked out of the octagon with her hands raised after her bout with Jessica “Evil” Eye. Tate put on a fantastic performance, but Eye let her hands fly and connected several times. Both women could have dropped each other at any given point, but neither gave up...

Jul 26, 2015 7:00 am

UFC Fighters React To TJ Dillashaw’s TKO Finish Of Renan Barao

The UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw picked up right where he left off, picking Renan Barao apart on the feet and eventually finishing him in the fourth round with a barrage of punches. The MMA world reacted and let their opinions be known on social media! Check it out! Looks like Barao is fighting like...