384 Search Results for ufc 165

Jun 13, 2013 1:50 am

Jon Jones to Defend Title Against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones (18-1) now has an opponent to defend his title against as rising UFC star, Alexander Gustafsson (15-1) has apparently been scheduled to face Jones. If Jones wins this bout, he will break Tito Ortiz’s record for the most consecutive title defenses in UFC light-heavyweight history which now stands at five....

May 15, 2013 8:30 am

The UFC returns to Toronto on September 21 for UFC 165

UFC officials announced Tuesday night that the organziation will return to Toronto in September for a pay-per-view event that will serve as UFC 165. UFC 165 will mark the fourth event held in Toronto, the most recent being UFC 152 which took place at the Air Canada Centre on September 22, 2012. UFC 152 was...

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 12, 2016 9:50 am

Vitor Belfort has high praise for Jacare Souza ahead of UFC 198

Ahead of UFC 198 this Saturday in Curitiba, Brazil, where Vitor Belfort and Jacare Souza will square off in a fight that many believe to be a middleweight #1 contender fight, ‘The Phenom’ has high praise for his opponent. He spoke to media members, as transcribed by MMAFighting: “I have my eyes on ‘Jacare’ only....

May 11, 2016 8:47 am

Uriah Hall pulled from UFC 198

Tuesday night unfortunate news surfaced that former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva had been forced out of his UFC 198 matchup with Uriah Hall this Saturday due to a problem with his gallbladder. It was revealed that Silva would need to undergo surgery to have his gallbladder removed on Wednesday. Wednesday morning an update was...

May 10, 2016 2:50 pm

BJ Penn releases statement regarding being on UFC 199 prelims

Tuesday afternoon news broke that UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn’s fight against Dennis Siver at UFC 199 would take place on the televised prelims, as opposed to the Pay-Per View section of the card, as many expected. According to MMAFighting, Penn vs. Siver will serve as the main event of the preliminary card before...

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 19, 2016 9:13 am

UFC releases three fighters

The UFC has once again cut several fighters from their active roster. While the UFC has yet to officially announce any of the releases, the account which broke the news is a very reputable one, which uses a program which detects when fighters are deleted from the UFC’s active roster on UFC.com. [Deleted] Emily Peters...

Mar 29, 2016 2:07 am

Odds released for UFC 198 card including Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino vs. Leslie Smith

Big news broke on Monday when the UFC revealed that Cris “Cyborg” Justino would be making her UFC debut at UFC 198 in her hometown of Curitiba, Brazil on May 14th. Odds for “Cyborg’s” 140 pound catchweight fight with Leslie Smith were recently released by 5Dimes Sportsbook. Leslie Smith +600 Cristiane Justino -1200 Over 1.5...

Mar 19, 2016 8:29 pm

Stephen Thompson on fight with Rory Mac: “I don’t know what the UFC was thinking”

When Stephen Thompson defeated former UFC welterweight title holder Johny Hendricks via first-round TKO at last month’s UFC Fight Night 82 event, he was hoping that the UFC would grant him with a title shot against current champ Robbie Lawler. Instead, the UFC opted to match “Wonder Boy” up against former title challenger and ‘close friend’ Rory...

Mar 15, 2016 10:47 pm

Bellator snatches Mitrione from the UFC and PR cracks Reebok joke

Bellator signs Mitrione and PR cracks jokes at #UFC along the way. pic.twitter.com/gfHKad4p8o — Paul Gift (@MMAanalytics) March 14, 2016 Mitrione holds an MMA record of 9-5 all of which was in the UFC. After negotiations for a contract extension with the UFC fell thru Bellator stepped up and got the nod. Mat has lost...

Feb 23, 2016 1:31 pm

UFC having issues booking Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor

While it had been rumored that Nate Diaz would be getting the vacant UFC 196 slot against Conor McGregor, now it appears as though they’re having some issues booking the fight on such short notice. McGregor was supposed to face Rafael dos Anjos in a lightweight bout for the UFC lightweight championship. Given that McGregor...

Feb 4, 2016 9:45 am

Dana White on Conor McGregor’s chances at UFC 196: “I don’t see how he wins”

.@ufc President @danawhite tells @anezbitt he doesn't see how @TheNotoriousMMA could win his next fight.https://t.co/C6hU5npDbK — AtTheBuzzer (@TheBuzzerOnFOX) February 4, 2016 When it was announced that Conor McGregor would be moving up to lightweight to challenge Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight championship, McGregor made it clear that he believed he wants the welterweight championship...

Nov 18, 2015 9:53 pm

Fertitta predicts UFC 193 is 2nd best-selling UFC PPV ever

UFC 193 was without a doubt an action packed night. From Mark Hunt’s 1st round KO win over Bigfoot Silva, to Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s 5 round war with Valerie Letourneau, and of course Holly Holm’s flawless performance against Ronda Rousey. UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta believes that the event will be the 2nd best-selling UFC PPV of...

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 21, 2015 3:07 pm

BREAKING: Joseph Duffy injured, out of ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event

News broke this afternoon that UFC lightweight Joseph Duffy has been forced out of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout against Dustin Poirier this Saturday as a result of a concussion sustained during training earlier this week. The UFC released a statement on the news moments ago via UFC.com revealing that Paddy Holohan...

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...

Oct 2, 2015 9:05 am

Henry Cejudo willing to give up UFC title shot to support Nick Diaz

UFC flyweight Henry Cejudo made headlines a little while back when he publicly proclaimed that he would be boycotting Nevada and would refuse any fights taking place there. This all came after Nick Diaz was suspended for five years by the Nevada State Athletic Commission and fined $165,000 for testing positive for marijuana metabolites. Cejudo...

Sep 15, 2015 11:13 am

UFC President Dana White Reacts To Nick Diaz’s Five Year Suspension

We have yet to hear a comment from the UFC regarding Monday’s NSAC hearing, where Nick Diaz was suspended for five years and fined $165,000 for his failed drug test. We’ve already heard from just about every fighter out there, with social media blowing up with #FreeNickDiaz shortly after the news came out. There’s no...