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May 25, 2012 2:55 pm

UFC HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMP MAKES KID’S DREAM COME TRUE | UFC NEWS

Reigning UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos may be wrapped in UFC gold now, but there was a time where he was just another poor kid from Brazil, dreaming of one day becoming a fighter and making a better life for himself. Nicknamed ‘Cigano’ after a character in a Brazilian soap opera he resembled, dos...

Apr 5, 2012 8:00 am

Recently Released UFC Heavyweight John Olav Einemo Retires

Norwegian big man, John Olav Einemo has opted to retire from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts following his release by the promotion. He broke the news personally to VG Nett, a media outlet based in his home of Norway. Einemo made his UFC debut at UFC 131 where he lost a very entertaining match...

Mar 15, 2012 8:25 am

MMA NEWS | UFC Heavyweight Brendan Schaub Turns Ghosthunter (Video)

UFC Fighter Brendan Schaub joins Zak Bagans, Nick Groff & Aaron Goodwin at the Peabody-Whitehead Mansion in Denver, CO. in hopes to shed some light on the evil entities in order to learn more about the darkness that lies within the walls of this historic location. During the investigation in the basement, it gets personal...

Feb 25, 2012 11:46 am

UFC Heavyweight Roy "Big Country" Nelson Tours Japan (Video)

Roy “Big Country” Nelson toured Japan during the lead up to UFC 144 tonight. UFC 144 is set to go down tonight live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The event will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event marks the UFC’s first...

Feb 17, 2012 8:27 am

UFC Heavyweight Brendan Schaub Picking Mir Over Velasquez

“Frank Mir, for me, is one of the best in the business, I’d probably have to give the edge to Frank for this fight. Cain’s an absolute beast, he’s coming off a loss and I think we’ll see a new Cain coming off a loss. But what a great fight. Tough one to pick. Mir...

Mar 30, 2016 1:22 pm

UFC releases veteran heavyweight Jared Rosholt

News broke Wednesday afternoon that the UFC had released veteran heavyweight Jared Rosholt following his ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ loss to Roy Nelson back in February. Rosholt had been with the UFC since 2013 where he defeated Walt Harris via unanimous decision in the finale of the ‘TUF: Rousey vs. Tate’ finale. Rosholt...

Nov 18, 2015 8:58 am

Jon Jones shoots straight to the top of UFC’s light heavyweight rankings

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has shot back up to the top of the UFC’s light heavyweight rankings following UFC 193. Since the announcement of Jones being reinstated by the UFC, the light heavyweight division has been on their toes. Although ranked at number one to challenge the title holder of the division,...

Oct 25, 2015 4:08 pm

Daniel Cormier takes his UFC Light Heavyweight Title for a ride

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier is taking some much deserved time off after a busy year. Cormier kicked off 2015 with a championship fight against Jon “Bones” Jones and even though he put in a losing effort, he still showed that he could be championship material by going the distance. Cormier would return to...

Oct 10, 2015 10:27 am

UFC Signs Undefeated Heavyweight Prospect

Watch out UFC heavyweights, the promotion just signed a new undefeated prospect. That’s right, the UFC signed Jarjis Danho, who currently stands at 6-0 in professional MMA. The news was announced by his management team, Control Master Management. In a press release about the signing, Danho had this to say: “Signing with the UFC is...

Oct 1, 2015 12:50 am

UFC 192: Daniel Cormier – A New Era of Light Heavyweights

UFC 192 will feature the first title defense of current light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier as he takes on challenger Alexander Gustafsson. It will be Gustafsson’s second shot at the UFC gold. Both fighters have lost to former champ Jon Jones and are looking to win this fight, which will possibly put the in position...

Sep 30, 2015 10:43 am

UFC 192 Light Heavyweights React To Jon Jones’ Possible Return

There’s no question that one thing that will be on a lot of people’s minds during UFC 192 will be Jon Jones. The former UFC light heavyweight champion was given 18 months probation instead of any jail time following a hit and run incident earlier in the year. Thus, Jones could return to the UFC...

Sep 28, 2015 5:14 pm

‘Fedor could have dominated UFC’s light heavyweight division’

When PRIDE legend Fedor Emelianenko announced his return to mixed martial arts earlier this year, fans and fighters alike were hopeful he would be making his way to the UFC. Talks about where he was going to sign and which weight class he would be fighting in remained quiet until “Bellator: DYNAMITE” fight week. Had...

Sep 4, 2015 5:24 am

Former UFC Light Heavyweight Asks To Be Released From WSOF Contract

World Series of Fighting light heavyweight Ronny Markes hasn’t fought for the promotion since winning his debut back in 2014, when he picked up a unanimous decision over Cully Butterfield. He was then scheduled to fight last April, against David Branch, but had to pull out right before weigh-ins due to illness. Markes now believes...

Aug 24, 2015 1:00 am

UFC’s newest light heavyweight and his model girlfriend — WOW!

If there is anything to take away from “UFC Fight Night 74” on Sunday evening, it’s that you should never doubt the talent of the undercard. If the results of the preliminaries are any indication of the future of the UFC, then we are in for a exciting next few years! A certain UFC light...

Aug 21, 2015 1:41 pm

Barnett vs. McGee, The UFC’s Only Super-Heavyweight Scrap In History (Full Fight)

In the UFC’s first and only super-heavyweight bout, two unbeaten behemoths battled in their Octagon debuts as catch-wrestling ace Josh “Baby-Faced Assassin” Barnett aimed to fell the 6’10” Gan “The Giant” McGee. Catch Barnett’s upcoming fight against heavy hitter Roy Nelson at Fight Night Japan. The Best Training Room You’ll Probably Ever See — D.C.,...

Aug 4, 2015 6:39 am

Heavyweight Clash Frank Mir vs. Andrei Arlovski added to UFC 191

It was reported earlier this week, but on the UFC 190 broadcast this past weekend it was confirmed by the UFC that heavyweights Frank Mir and Andrei Arlovski will in fact clash at UFC 191. UFC 191 will take place on Sept. 5 in Las Vegas and will feature a main event flyweight title fight...