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May 14, 2013 3:22 pm

Brandon Vera Returning To Heavyweight Set To Face Ben Rothwell At UFC 164

Brandon Vera is moving back up to the heavyweight division after a 5 year absence from the division to face Ben Rothwell. ‘The Truth’ and Rothwell are slated to fight at UFC 164 which takes place on August 31st in Milwaukee Wisconsin. Brandon Vera has had a rough time in the UFC, after going 4-0...

May 13, 2013 5:59 pm

Rumor: Alistair Overeem set to return at UFC 164

The 2010 K-1 World Grand Prix champion, Alistair Overeem (36-12 MMA, 1-1 UFC), is being targeted for a late summer octagon return according to multiple sources. The former Strikeforce heavyweight champion is being rumored to to compete at UFC 164, which is a pay-per-view event set for August 31 at Milwaukee’s Bradley Center. Overeem’s opponent has yet to be announced, however,...

Apr 30, 2013 5:46 pm

Diego Sanchez Official for UFC 164

  UFC lightweight, Diego Sanchez has made it official that his next fight will take place on August 31st, at UFC 164 at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin: “I talked to Joe Silva yesterday, and he penciled me in for Aug. 31,” No opponent has been signed to face Sanchez  who is coming off of...

Oct 9, 2011 9:23 am

UFC 136 earns $2.23 million at the gate, 16,164 in attendance with complete sellout

Last night’s UFC 136 event drew in a crowd of 16,164 Mixed Martial Arts fans for a live gate total of $2.23 million. UFC president Dana White confirmed these figures with the media who attended the post-fight press conference following the evening’s main card. UFC 136 took place Saturday, October 8 from the Toyota Center...


Oct 7, 2016 11:53 am

Philippine commission releases statement regarding UFC Fight Night Manila cancellation

Many fans were disappointed to find out the news regarding UFC Fight Night 97 Manila’s cancellation earlier this week. Following news of our very own BJ Penn having to pull out of the scheduled main event versus Ricardo Lamas due to injury, the UFC announced that the entire card would be rescheduled. While many believed...

Oct 5, 2016 5:33 pm

Daniel Cormier set to defend his UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 206 in Toronto

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will return to the Octagon to defend his title at UFC 206 in Toronto, Canada. The event is scheduled to take place on December 10. Cormier made his announcement on Wednesday night’s “UFC Tonight” show on FOX Sports 1. Cormier is slated to face Anthony “Rumble” Johnson in another...

Sep 12, 2016 4:52 pm

Fighters react to CM Punks $500k UFC 203 payday

CM Punk cashed out big time for his debut fight in the UFC. Punk brought home $500,000 in disclosed pay, not including Reebok sponsorship money. In contrast, his opponent Mickey Gall, who beat Punk by first round submission, took home an earnest $30,000 ($15k to show, $15k to win). Many fighters took exception to Punk’s...

Aug 15, 2016 6:00 am

Dan Henderson vs. Michael Bisping and 6 other bouts announced for UFC 204

The UFC officially announced that Dan Henderson will square off with Michael Bisping for the UFC middleweight championship on October 8 in Manchester, England. The UFC finally make it official. Michael Bisping vs Dan Henderson headlines UFC 204, taking place at the Manchester Arena on October 8th. — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) August 15, 2016 In...

Jul 29, 2016 8:19 am

Justin Scoggins vs. Ian McCall scrapped from UFC 201

With just one day to go until UFC 201, the event has lost a main card bout. Despite McCall weighing in, the fight was scrapped due to Scoggins being unable to make the bantamweight limit of 125 pounds. After the UFC was informed of Scoggins inability to make weight, McCall weighed in, just inc case...

Jul 9, 2016 11:23 pm

UFC 200 Bonus Report

UFC 200 in Las Vegas delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s UFC 200 post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 200’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Amanda Nunes for her...

Jun 5, 2016 8:14 pm

UFC Fighters take to Twitter supporting Ariel Helwani

Yesterday evening Ariel Helwani announced on Twitter that he had been removed from Saturday’s UFC 199 event in Los Angeles by Zuffa staff members prior to the fight cards conclusion and was told that he and his friends were now “banned for life”. I was escorted out of the building by Zuffa staff before the...

May 13, 2016 9:21 am

Randy Couture reacts to being left out of UFC 200 festivities

Randy Couture may be an MMA legend, and a UFC Hall of Famer, however ‘The Natural’ has been left out of the festivities for what is arguably the biggest card in UFC history on July 9th at UFC 200. Despite a storied career with the UFC that saw him become the first person to hold...

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 3, 2016 8:46 am

Ovince Saint Preux releases statement on ‘incredible opportunity’ at UFC 197

Ovince Saint Preux (19-7 MMA) will take the biggest fight of his MMA career on shot-notice at this month’s UFC 197 event in Las Vegas when he squares off with former title holder Jon Jones for the promotions interim light heavyweight strap. “OSP” has gone 3-1 in his past four octagon appearances. His most recent effort...

Mar 8, 2016 7:55 am

Cat Zingano’s message to Dana White following UFC 196

Cat Zingano hasn’t been in the Octagon since her devastating UFC 184 submission loss to Ronda Rousey. Since then Zingano has taken the time to work on her standup skills in Thailand, while MMA fans have anxiously awaited her return. This past Saturday at UFC 196, Miesha Tate submitted Holly Holm in the 5th round...

Mar 2, 2016 9:44 am

Photo | Dana White posts ‘UFC 196 Ninja Sh*t’ poster

UFC President Dana White took to  Twitter yesterday to post this hilarious poster for this weekend’s UFC 196 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas. Diaz vs Mcgregor this Saturday!! #ninjashitpic.twitter.com/Euyjq5kaJ0 — Dana White (@danawhite) March 1, 2016 Who do you have winning this weekend’s main event scrap between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor? Sound off PENN...

Feb 25, 2016 6:52 am

Chael Sonnen says if Conor McGregor beats Nate Diaz, he’s fighting Robbie Lawler at UFC 200

Former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title challenger Chael Sonnen thinks everybody missed the point of Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor taking place at the welterweight limit of 170-pounds. According to Sonnen, the UFC 196 main event fight between McGregor and Diaz was set at 170-pounds so that the UFC can promote a welterweight title fight between “Mystic...

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 23, 2015 11:44 pm

Frankie Edgar says he is done with ‘getting screwed over’ by the UFC

Former UFC lightweight champion has had enough with getting screwed by the UFC. After coming off a dominant knockout of Chad Mendes, “The Answer” is looking to become the third fighter in UFC history to hold championship titles in two different weight classes. Edgar recently did a short Q&A session via twitter and responded to...

Nov 10, 2015 9:07 am

‘UFC FN: Sao Paulo’ medical suspensions

This past Saturday MMA fans saw an action packed night of fights from Sao Paulo Brazil headlined by Vitor Belfort’s TKO win over Dan Henderson. As always, fighters sustain injuries and are forced to sit on the sidelines. MMAFighting has the full list of medical suspensions from the CABMMA (Brazilian Commission). Matheus Nicolau: Suspended 14...

Nov 3, 2015 8:56 am

TJ Grant discusses potential UFC return

TJ Grant hasn’t been in the Octagon since May of 2013 when he scored an impressive TKO win over Gray Maynard in a title eliminator bout. Following the win, Grant was expected to face then-champion Benson Henderson at UFC 164, however a concussion sustained in training forced him out of the bout. Grant then went...

Oct 26, 2015 1:56 pm

Manager: Jon Jones is aiming for April return to UFC

Jon “Bones” Jones has officially been reinstated by the Ultimate Fighting Championship now that his personal business is settled and fans of the sport could not be more happy. “Bones” himself shared how excited he was to make his return to the octagon in a video, and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier was quick...

Oct 21, 2015 8:16 pm

Fighters react to Joseph Duffy’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ withdrawal

News broke Wednesday afternoon that Joseph Duffy had been forced off of the ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ card due to a concussion sustained during training. The UFC offered his opponent, Dustin Poirier, the opportunity to fight Norman Parke instead, however Poirier declined the fight. Conor McGregor, who defeated Poirier last year, also offered to step...

Oct 5, 2015 11:26 am

UFC Fighters react to Sage Northcutt’s dominant UFC debut

Texas’ Sage Northcutt walked into “UFC 192” with a major following despite never stepping foot in the octagon beforehand. One of Northcutt’s most recent fights with Legacy Fighting Championship went viral and the nineteen year old’s hype train took a life of its own from there. Despite getting an overwhelming reactions from fans online and...

Sep 27, 2015 2:04 pm

“Warmaster” Barnett sets new UFC record after 5 round battle with Nelson

Josh Barnett made a triumphant return to the octagon at “UFC Fight Night 75” on Saturday night when he clashed with fellow heavyweight Roy Nelson. While Barnett did not get the stoppage win, it was clear he was dominating the fight throughout and picked up an unanimous decision victory. The win was his first in...