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Mar 5, 2013 9:39 am

Stipe Miocic vs. Soa Palelei Official for UFC 161 | UFC News

  A heavyweight battle between Stipe Miocic (9-1) and Soa ‘The Hulk’ Palelei (18-3) is set for UFC 161 on June 15th at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Fight News Australia covered the story earlier this week. Miocic is coming off of the first professional loss of his career in what was his...

Mar 4, 2013 4:40 pm

UFC 161 slated for June 15 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada | UFC News

The UFC will return to Canada this summer, as a live event is set to take place in the MTS Centre in Winnipeg on June 15, 2013. The event, which is expected to serve as UFC 161 (a pay-per-view), will mark the organizations first appearance in the province of Manitoba. To date, the UFC has put on 12 fight cards in Canada,...

Feb 28, 2013 9:15 am

Jake Shields vs Tyron Woodley Matchup Rumored for UFC 161 | UFC NEWS

A welterweight matchup between Jake Shields and Tyron Woodley is in the works for a UFC card this summer.  Details about the card, such as the name, are still not clear.  Most likely, the event will be UFC 161 on June 15 in Canada.  The host city is yet to be announced. Jake Shields, the...

May 10, 2016 10:21 am

Updated UFC 198 betting odds

Saturday night the UFC hits Curitiba Brazil for one of the most anticipated Pay-Per View events of the year, UFC 198. The event will be headlined by a heavyweight title fight between Fabricio Werdum and Stipe Miocic. In addition, the card will feature quite a few Brazilian MMA legends including Anderson Silva, Lil Nog, and...

May 7, 2016 9:48 am

Rizin CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara points out major flaw in UFC’s Reebok deal

Throughout the history of MMA, several fighters have worn MMA shorts that have become iconic such as Mirko Cro Cop, Chuck Liddell, and our namesake BJ Penn to name just a few. With the UFC’s new apparel deal with Reebok, fighters now all wear uniforms, which takes away a fighters ability to be an individual...

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...

Jan 12, 2016 8:10 am

CM Punk fires back at critics for EA Sports UFC rating

It was revealed recently that CM Punk would be in the EA Sports UFC 2 video game, despite not having fought for the promotion or competing in an MMA fight. In addition, it was revealed that Punk’s rating in the game is 85/100. Of course, critics were outraged that Punk received a rating similar to...

Dec 23, 2015 11:44 pm

Frankie Edgar says he is done with ‘getting screwed over’ by the UFC

Former UFC lightweight champion has had enough with getting screwed by the UFC. After coming off a dominant knockout of Chad Mendes, “The Answer” is looking to become the third fighter in UFC history to hold championship titles in two different weight classes. Edgar recently did a short Q&A session via twitter and responded to...

Dec 17, 2015 8:35 am

Lorenzo Fertitta discusses Holm vs. Rousey rematch at UFC 200

Last month when Holly Holm knocked out Ronda Rousey in the main event of UFC 193, the world knew we would have to see a rematch sooner rather than later. Unfortunately, given the extent of Rousey’s injuries, talks of a rematch were put on hold following the bout. The former champ has loose teeth that...

Dec 16, 2015 6:59 pm

UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta: Rousey to Film 2 Movies Then Returns For The Belt

Lorenzo Fertitta is all about promoting his brand.   When your in his position the answer to any question is “more.”   So when it comes to one of the biggest UFC stars in history wanting to do a couple of movies and come back later to take her belt back, I’m sure Fertitta didn’t...

Nov 18, 2015 11:15 am

UFC champ advises Ronda Rousey take ‘a year or so’ to prepare for Holly Holm rematch

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has already stated that former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has some holes in her game to work on. With Rousey’s announced plans to take time off, her planned six-month break from fighting won’t be enough to prepare her for a rematch with Holm, according to Cormier who spoke...

Oct 17, 2015 7:08 am

Askren “Good To Go” Without UFC Contract

Ben Askren is widely believed to be the best fighter outside of the UFC. The 31-year old ONE FC welterweight champion has made waves by consistently calling out top ranked UFC welterweights, as well as UFC President Dana White. In a recent interview with Sherdog, Askren discussed his current situation, and why he’s content with...

Oct 6, 2015 8:42 am

UFC’s ‘Looking Into’ Unprofessional Ranking Panelist, Fighters Want Him Removed

If you missed a big story from yesterday, here’s a quick rundown. So as I’m sure you’ve heard, the scheduled co-main event for UFC 192, between welterweights Tyron Woodley and Johny Hendricks, was canceled the day before because of issues stemming from Hendricks’ weight cut. He ended up getting an intestinal blockage and a kidney...

Oct 2, 2015 8:59 am

UFC Fighters React To Hendricks vs. Woodley Being Pulled From UFC 192

UFC president Dana White decided to ruin everybody’s Friday morning by announcing that the scheduled UFC 192 co-main event, between welterweights Johny Hendricks and Tyron Woodley, had abruptly been pulled from the card. White only said, in a tweet, that it was due to an issue with Hendricks’ weight cut. Everyone jumped online and starting...

Sep 29, 2015 6:48 am

UFC Fighters React To Rich Franklin’s Retirement

On Monday, former UFC middleweight champion Rich ‘Ace’ Franklin decided to officially announce his retirement. Franklin is a legend in the sport, known as the guy who went from being a high school match teacher to a UFC champion. The guy who earned his nickname, ‘Ace’, for his uncanny resemblance of actor Jim Carrey, went...

Sep 20, 2015 12:34 pm

Gegard Mousasi rocking Armani Exchange before UFC: Japan!

UFC and Reebok’s deal may restrict the fighters from wearing their sponsors to the octagon, but before fight week they are allowed to wear anything they want! Some fighters lost their sponsors due to the fact that they will no longer be able to promote brands on television, but others stuck with their sponsors! UFC...

Sep 20, 2015 7:35 am

UFC and Bellator fighters react to the return of Fedor Emelianenko

Diehard fans of mixed martial arts who have been dreaming of watching Fedor Emelianenko throw down in the octagon let out a collective groan when it was announced he would be fighting in a new Japan-based promotion on New Years Eve. On the bright side, “The Last Emperor” will be returning to the “Land of...

Aug 27, 2015 2:27 pm

Report: UFC 190’s The Biggest Event Since 2013, Tops 900,000 PPV Buys

UFC 190, which saw a main event between UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Brazilian Beth Correia, looks to be the biggest PPV event for the UFC, sine 2013, when Chris Weidman took on Anderson Silva for the second time. According to Dave Meltzer, via MMAFighting, the event is estimated to have brought in over...

Aug 26, 2015 9:12 am

‘UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia’ Drug Tests Results Revealed

Today the CABMMA, Brazil’s athletic commission, released the results of the ‘UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia’ drug tests. UFC 190 went down on Aug. 1 in Brazil, where UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey took on Bethe Correia in the night’s main event. It didn’t last long however, with Rousey landing a punch 34 second into...

Aug 25, 2015 3:55 pm

UFC’s Drug Czar: ‘Jose Aldo Apologized For Negative IV Ban Comments’

Apparently, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has had a change in heart when it comes to the upcoming ban on IVs for the use of rehydrating after weigh-ins. Aldo came out a little while back and slammed the new rule, insisting that he’s still going to use one because they wouldn’t dare cancel his fight...