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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...

May 1, 2014 2:14 pm

UFC Eyeing Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson Heavyweight Bout

Though not official, UFC Tonight is reporting that promotion officials are looking at a potential heavyweight bout between Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson. The fight would likely be contested in Japan, where Mark Hunt has a loyal fan following from his K-1 and PRIDE FC days. The UFC Tonight panel broke down the news: “I’m...

Apr 28, 2014 4:16 pm

Report: Anthony Johnson Moves Up Significantly In UFC’s Light-Heavyweight Rankings

Prior to Saturday Night, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson was the UFC’s fifteenth ranked light-heavyweight fighter. And at the time that was generous. Considering, the former welterweight had yet to fight in the UFC’s 205 pound division. Fast forward two days beyond his upset victory over Phil Davis, and, Johnson now finds himself inside the UFC’s top...

Feb 18, 2014 4:36 am

UFC signs Dutch light heavyweight

In an attempt to shore up the light heavyweight division, the UFC has added a veteran striker to the mix. Dutch-born Hans Stringer was added to the roster and according to Combate, he will make his UFC debut against Francimar Barroso at UFC Fight Night Natal, on March 23. Stringer is just 26 but stands...

Feb 11, 2014 6:13 am

Two Hard-Hitting Heavyweights Make Their UFC Debuts At UFC on FOX 11

Another fight has been added to the UFC on FOX 11 card, as two heavyweights will square off in their promotional debuts. Dana White announced the match-up via Twitter, late last night: Undefeated Jack May will meet Derrick Lewis in the center of the Octagon, and – judging by their records and penchants for knockouts – one...

Feb 11, 2014 4:40 am

UFC Signs African MMA Heavyweight Champion

The UFC has just signed a fresh new prospect in the heavyweight division, all the way from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa: Ruan Potts. Potts has been EFC Africa’s dominating powerhouse since early 2011, where he exploded on the scene with four of his first five bouts ending by TKO (one of those first...

Jan 8, 2014 6:29 am

UFC Light Heavyweight Cody Donovan Sidelined With Surgery

UFC light heavyweight Cody Donovan has apparently been sidelined due to an injury he sustained immediately prior to his TKO loss against Gian Villante. Donovan will go in for surgery on Thursday to repair a torn ligament in his thumb. Thumb injury update: Torn ulnar collateral ligament. Surgery is Thursday. 6-8 week recover 😡 looks...

May 23, 2013 11:14 am

Gambler’s Odds: UFC 160 Heavyweight Edition

Gambling itself is risky; however, gambling on mixed martial arts is one of the most dangerous ways to wager your hard earned money. Before bets are placed, a bettor should look at every single fact that is available. Having a gut feeling and believing something unlikely could happen will not make it happen… you need...