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Apr 18, 2017 2:20 pm

Alexander Gustafsson: Jon Jones is still the best UFC light heavyweight right now

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier surely wants his chance to get another shot at Jon Jones in the Octagon, especially when many believe Jones is still the best fighter in the division. #1 ranked UFC light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson is one of those that have voiced that Jones is still the most superior fighter...

Apr 13, 2017 1:05 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC 210, former light heavyweight No. 1 contender back to the top

UFC 210 took place this past weekend as UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was able to defend his belt against the knockout specialist Anthony Johnson. Following Cormier’s second round submission win, Johnson surprised the MMA community by announcing his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts. Johnson said in the post-fight Octagon interview,...

Jan 15, 2017 4:46 pm

VIDEO | Heavyweight Walt Harris scores crushing KO on UFC Phoenix undercard

Right hook + Knee + Straight left = FINISH HIM!!! @TheBigTicket205 w/ a HUGE KO!!! What a start to #UFCPhoenix pic.twitter.com/GtW5RiGw1A — UFC (@ufc) January 16, 2017 American heavyweight Walt “The Big Ticket” Harris entered his UFC Phoenix bout with Chase “The Vanilla Gorilla Sherman” with his back to the wall. After going 0-2 in...

Dec 16, 2016 8:54 am

UFC books two key heavyweight tilts for early 2017

The first quarter of 2017 will be a big stretch for the heavyweight division, as the UFC has pencilled two huge heavyweight scraps onto the calendar. These fights will see the division’s two best prospects take big steps up in competition against well established names. The first of these heavyweight showdowns will occur on January 28,...


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...

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 19, 2016 6:28 am

UFC Light Heavyweight Corey Anderson Has an Opponent in Mind for his Next Bout

While we wait to learn whether Daniel Cormier’s next title defense will be against Anthony “Rumble” Johnson or Jon Jones, the rest of the light heavyweight division is trundling on. Yesterday afternoon, it was announced that two-time light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson will be taking on 40-year-old veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in Brazil this November....

Aug 16, 2016 5:29 pm

UFC light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier clarifies who his next opponent will be

Earlier this afternoon UFC President Dana White shocked the MMA world when he gave a major update in regards to Jon Jones’ failed drug test case with the US Anti-Doping Agency. Jones was expected to fight current UFC light heavyweight champion and bitter rival Daniel Cormier in the headliner of last month’s UFC 200 event in Las...

Jul 8, 2016 10:19 am

Anderson Silva weighs in well under light heavyweight limit at UFC 200 weigh-in

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is set to fight UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier on two days notice at UFC 200. Silva, who is a massive underdog against Cormier reached out to the UFC shortly after Cormier’s original opponent Jon Jones was pulled from the fight after being flagged by the U.S. Anti-Doping...

May 24, 2016 9:38 am

Veteran UFC light heavyweight retires

Combat sports careers can’t last forever, and while some fighter’s careers last longer than others, the length of a career doesn’t determine what a fighter will take with them when they decide to hang up the gloves. In the case of UFC veteran James Te Huna, he seems extremely grateful for the things he’s learned...

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...

May 27, 2015 8:30 am

Former Heavyweight Champ Arlovski Moves Up In Official UFC Rankings

What year are we in again? Because I just looked at the UFC rankings and Andrei Arlovski is now the #5 ranked heavyweight. The Pitbull moved up four spaces to break the top 5 after his mind blowing performance over, then ranked #3, heavyweight Travis Browne. In other ranking news, the new light-heavyweight champion Daniel...

Nov 15, 2014 8:52 pm

UFC 180 Results: Werdum KOs Hunt and Wins Heavyweight Title!

Fabricio Werdum picked up the win tonight against Mark Hunt by way of knockout and is now the UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion! Hunt was calm in his defeat and despite suffering knockouts in his last two losses, he seems prepared to jump right back on the horse. Hunt seemed to be on his way to...