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Aug 8, 2013 10:32 am

Edimilson Souza replaces Sicilia, faces Felipe Arantes at UFC Fight Night 28

According to a report from Brazilian news outlet ‘Globo’, UFC featherweight Sam Sicilia (11-3 MMA, 1-2 UFC) has been forced out of his scheduled UFC Fight Night 28 bout with Felipe Arantes (15-5-1 MMA, 2-1-1 UFC). Stepping in to replace Sicilia is promotional newcomer Edimilson Souza (12-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC). Souza joins the UFC on...

Aug 8, 2013 10:03 am

Grice vs. Larsen Featherweight Bout Booked For UFC 166

A featherweight contest between Matt Grice and Jeremy Larsen has been booked for UFC 166, taking place this fall. UFC officials announced the bout late yesterday. ‘UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III’ takes place on October 19th from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. In the main event UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will...

Aug 8, 2013 5:31 am

Bellator President Rebney takes shot at Sonnen/UFC

Bellator President Bjorn Rebney spoke to the media on Monday and defended the way his company did business in regards to title fights, and at the same time took a shot at Chael Sonnen and the UFC: “Our point of difference is that we’re real sports competition, and when it boils down to world title...


Aug 7, 2013 9:38 am

Online Streaming of UFC Content May Soon Become Felony

The UFC and parent company, Zuffa,  has long sought an answer to the illegal streaming of their premium content such as their PPV events or past fights. Now, with a recent proposal created in a the wake of the failure to pass SOPA, the UFC may just get their wish of implementing the strictest of...

Aug 6, 2013 8:47 pm

Melvin Guillard vs. Ross Pearson set for UFC Fight Night 29 in Manchester

During Tuesday’s new edition of “UFC Tonight”, UFC officials announced that a lightweight bout between Melvin Guillard (31-12-2 MMA, 12-8 UFC) and Ross Pearson (15-6 MMA, 7-3 UFC) has been added to the UFC Fight Night event scheduled for October 26 in Manchester, England. Guillard is coming off an impressive “Knockout of the night” performance, defeating Mac Danzig at last month’s UFC...

Aug 6, 2013 8:11 pm

Overeem: I still want to be UFC heavyweight champion

When top-tier heavyweight Alistair Overeem (36-12 MMA, 1-1 UFC) first crossed over from Strikeforce to the UFC, he was offered an immediate heavyweight title fight. The Dutch striker chose to fight immediately instead of waiting for his promised title fight, and went 1-1 in the octagon before being suspended for a positive drug test. Now back and...

Aug 6, 2013 1:15 pm

VIDEO | ‘Rampage’ Jackson: ‘UFC is messing up MMA’

“I met Bjorn and I just felt his energy. You look him in the eyes when you talk to him and you know like, ‘Man, this guy gets it!’ I heard of Bellator, but, I didn’t know how it was. The other shows kind of leave a bad taste in your mouth. Terry Trebilcock from...

Aug 6, 2013 12:51 pm

VIDEO | Dana White’s UFC on FOX Sport 1 Blog Part 1

The UFC boss is releasing video blogs early for the promotions debut on the new FOX station, Fox Sports 1. Part 1 takes you behind the scenes of UFC 162, the historical night Anderson Silva lost his middleweight title.

Aug 6, 2013 12:45 pm

Tito Ortiz: The Sport is ‘MMA Not UFC’

“Bellator isn’t about the brand, they’re about making stars and making people as they should be. We go out there and we kill ourselves, practically. You want to be a superstar? You’ve got to put in the time, you’ve got to put in the work and you’ve got to put on good fights. Bellator wants...

Aug 6, 2013 11:47 am

Sara McMann Out of UFC Fight Night 27, Replacement Needed for Kaufman

Sara McMann (pictured) has withdrawn from her upcoming UFC Fight Nigh bout against Sarah Kaufman, leaving Kaufman and the UFC seeking an opponent with only three weeks to fight night.   By Christopher Murphy   Sara McMann has withdrawn from her August UFC Fight Night 27 fight against Sarah Kaufman, it was reported Monday night. ...

Aug 6, 2013 11:03 am

UFC 163 Medical Suspensions: Aldo and Jung Both Out Over 3 Months

  UFC 163 took a toll on its competitors.  Among the 10 fighters on the main card, 4 received suspensions of 90 days or more.  Headliners Chan Sung Jung and featherweight champion Jose Aldo (whose injured foot is pictured above) each received suspensions for injuries apparent to many viewers.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA  ...

Aug 5, 2013 1:08 pm

VIDEO | UFC 163 Backstage Pass

Go inside the venue as home-country hero Jose Aldo and challenger Chan Sung Jung arrive and prepare for their featherweight title fight inside Rio’s HSBC Arena.

Aug 5, 2013 12:10 pm

PHOTO | UFC Fight Night 27: Condit vs. Kampmann 2 Poster

A pivotal welterweight matchup is set for the second ever UFC on FOX Sports 1 event at the end of this month on the 28th between Martin Kampmann and Carlos Condit. UFC officials recently released the official poster which features the two main event fighters and two more featured bouts set for the free televised...

Aug 5, 2013 11:44 am

Jon Jones Thinks Paul Daley Deserves A Second Chance In The UFC

“I was a huge fan of Paul [Daley], his power, his attitude, I always felt was pretty cool. Until he took that dirty swing at Koscheck and you know it was just the wrong thing to do. I do think he deserves a second chance and hopefully he earns that with showing good signs of...

Aug 5, 2013 10:54 am

Roland Delorme vs. Alex Caceres added to UFC 165 in Toronto

UFC officials recently announced that a bantamweight bout between Roland Delorme (9-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) and Alex Caceres (8-5 MMA, 3-3 UFC) will serve as the 13th match-up for UFC 165 in Toronto this September. Roland Delorme is coming off a thrilling unanimous decision win over Edwin Figueroa, which took place in the Canadians hometown of...

Aug 5, 2013 10:30 am

Brian Houston In For Derek Brunson, To Meet Yoel Romero At UFC 164

Undefeated Brian Houston will be making his UFC debut as he steps in for an injured Derek Brunson to take on Yoel Romero at UFC 164 on August 31.   By Christopher Murphy   One of the preliminary fights of the UFC 164 card has seen a last-minute replacement, as undefeated middleweight fighter Brian Houston...

Aug 5, 2013 10:24 am

UFC decides not to renew Roger Gracie’s contract

Roger Gracie (6-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) will not be getting a second UFC fight. The former Strikeforce fighter made the crossover to the UFC this year, debuting against Tim Kennedy at UFC 162 in July. Gracie was able to win the first round against Kennedy, but that was the extent of his success as he went on to lose...

Aug 5, 2013 10:01 am

George Roop vs. Francisco Rivera set for UFC 166 in Houston

Over the weekend, UFC officials announced that a bantamweight bout between George Roop (14-9-1 MMA, 4-5 UFC) and Francisco Rivera (9-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) is the latest addition to an already stacked UFC 166 card. George Roop will be looking to continue his momentum and make it three wins in a row when he faces Rivera this October....

Aug 5, 2013 9:25 am

UFC 163 Post-Fight: Machida Wants A Rematch, Davis Thinks He Deserved Victory

Following last weekend’s UFC 163 co-main event talks of controversy filled the airwaves. With a very close fight, many thought Machida had done enough to earn victory over Phil Davis and retain his number one contender slot. Lyoto wants a rematch to prove he can beat Davis and Davis is looking on towards a title...

Aug 4, 2013 9:19 am

UFC 163: Press Conference Highlights

A Dana White-less press conference at UFC 163 in Rio de Janeiro revealed several nuggets for the company’s future in the country. Marshall Zelaznik said that plans are made for another busy 2014 in Brazil but with the World Cup and a major election to circumnavigate. Featherweight champion Jose Aldo successfully defended his title with...

Aug 3, 2013 11:04 pm

UFC 163: Post-fight Bonuses

The post-fight honors for UFC 163 in Rio de Janeiro were announced this evening. The $50,000 bonus money was extra handy tonight as all the evening’s winners came from the preliminary card. Earning Knockout of the Night was Anthony Perosh. The 40-year-old leveled Vinny Magalhaes with short right hand in 14 seconds in Round 1....

Aug 3, 2013 9:12 pm

UFC 163 Results: Phil Davis Upsets Lyoto Machida in Controversial Stunner

The co-main event was a light-heavyweight tilt with potential title ramifications as Lyoto Machida took on Phil Davis A measured first round saw Machida looking to counter Davis. Machida landed successfully with his usual blinding speed. Davis didn’t look for a takedown for the majority of the round. Whenever Machida would land, even a minor...

Aug 3, 2013 8:22 pm

UFC 163 Results: Ferreira Strangles Santos in a Lightning Quick Bout

This one didn’t last long at all. The third fight of the PPV card impressed in spectacular fashion. Both men seemed apprehensive at first but this didn’t last long as both fighters got to know each other quickly. Ferreira landed on the first exchange with a big left hand. Ferreira walked forward and threw a...

Aug 3, 2013 7:53 pm

UFC 163 Results: Thales Leites Successful in His Return to the Octagon

Thales Leites made his return to the Octagon against the always exciting Tom ‘Kong’ Watson in the sophomore fight of the PPV card. Thales Leites took this one down early and worked his ground game against Watson. Watson was getting battered by big shots on the ground. Watson was able to get up and fight...

Aug 3, 2013 7:26 pm

UFC 163 Results: Lineker Pounds Maria to a 2nd Round Finish

A physical brawl marked the first fight of the PPV as both men looked to finish numerous times and in multiple positions. Lineker was rocked by a spinning-back fist and chased around the Octagon. He survived the first, though and even finished the round on top, landing shots. In the second, Lineker continued to pressure...