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Mar 4, 2013 8:07 pm

Gabriel Gonzaga Not Impressed with BJJ Talent Among Heavyweights | UFC News

  UFC heavyweight Gabriel Gonzaga is a decorated Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner, coming off of two consecutive submission victories since his return to the Octagon at UFC 142 with his most recent one being a victory over Ben Rothwell. As for his competition on the ground, he believes that his division lacks enough skill in that...

Dec 27, 2012 12:07 pm

Josh Barnett Breaks Down This Weekends Heavyweight Main Event | UFC NEWS

“Here’s the deal – Cain doesn’t get his takedown game going with his distance on his striking early on, and Junior’s dictating pace and distance on stopping the takedown, it’s going his way. Bombs away, he’s going to take him out. I don’t think he’s going to one-punch him again cause he’s not normally —...

Dec 26, 2012 11:31 am

Heavyweight Fighters Predict UFC 155 Main Event | UFC NEWS

One of the most anticipated heavyweight clashes in history takes place this Saturday at the UFC’s year end show in Las Vegas. Several of the sports heavyweight fighters took to various media outlets to discuss their opinion on the match up and MMAMania.com compiled the following: Matt Mitrione – Cain “I think Cain will win...

Dec 24, 2012 12:13 pm

VIDEO | UFC 155: The Road to the Heavyweight Title | UFC NEWS

http://youtu.be/CnRVGpt3-5k Watch 8 free fights from Junior Dos Santos and Cain Velasquez leading up to their heavyweight title showdown on Saturday Dec. 29th. Click on each of the fight video previews to link out to the full fight.

Dec 12, 2012 11:52 am

Jon Jones Discusses Eventual Move To The UFC’s Heavyweight Division | UFC NEWS

“I definitely have goals to compete at heavyweight and obviously go for the championship,” Jones said in the chat last Saturday evening. “But it’s a ways away. Right now I’m cutting weight more efficiently, trying to eat smarter and do things better and the weight cuts are getting easier so, heavyweight might be a ways...

Nov 6, 2012 8:52 am

Jon Jones: I want to be the heavyweight champion | UFC NEWS

“Because things have been going so well, right now it’s about not putting limits on anything and realizing the sky is the limit. Really, I want everything, and I’ve said that since day one. I want to be the best. I want to be a record-holder in everything. I want to be a heavyweight champion...

Jun 1, 2012 9:03 am

JDS | Jon Jones Would Be A Tough Challenge At Heavyweight | UFC NEWS

Since his first successful title defense over Frank Mir at UFC 146, possible opponents for Junior dos Santos have ranged from Roy Nelson, a rematch with Cain Velasquez, and even a fight with the current light-heavyweight champ, Jon Jones. Now, Dana White has stated numerous times that he wants Jones to stay at light-heavyweight, but...

Oct 16, 2017 12:21 pm

Derrick Lewis didn’t get paid after last-minute UFC 216 injury withdrawal

The most recent UFC pay-per-view on the calendar was UFC 216, which went down on October 7 in Las Vegas, Nevada. While the card ultimately went down as a very fun one, it was unfortunately rattled by a last minute loss to its main card, as heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis was forced out of his...

Oct 13, 2017 7:50 pm

UFC on FOX 26 Fight Card

The octagon will return to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on December 16 for the promotions UFC on FOX 26 fight card. The fight card is already beginning to take shape with numerous high profile fights recently being made official by the promotion. The UFC on FOX 26 event will be headlined by a welterweight scrap between...

Oct 12, 2017 12:21 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Mark Godbeer explains how UFC 216 debacle was a blessing in disguise

If things had gone according to the initial plan, the UFC 216 main card would have featured a heavyweight scrap between ranked contenders Derrick Lewis and Fabricio Werdum. The undercard, meanwhile, would have featured a collision of rising heavyweights Walt Harris and Mark Godbeer. Yet what we ended up with was a heavyweight scrap between...

Oct 12, 2017 9:03 am

UFC Sydney lineup gets a number of late adjustments

Earlier this week, news broke that Mark Hunt had been removed from his UFC Sydney headlining showdown with Marcin Tybura (and he’s not happy about that). Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum will serve at Hunt’s replacement against Tybura in the card’s main event. As it turns out, this is not the only recent change...

Oct 11, 2017 7:29 am

UFC Rankings update: Tony Ferguson rockets onto the pound-for-pound list

Now that the action-packed UFC 216 is in the rear-view, the UFC has updated its official rankings. As expected, main event interim lightweight title winner Tony Ferguson has entered the UFC pound-for-pound list, and has also usurped the number-one spot at lightweight. The UFC flyweight rankings also experienced a major shakeup thanks to long-time contender...

Oct 10, 2017 4:46 pm

Fabricio Werdum Replaces Mark Hunt Against Marcin Tybura at UFC Sydney

We’ve had a while week of fight cancellations and curve balls. For UFC 216, Kevin Lee nearly missed weight, Derrick Lewis pulled out of his fight with Fabricio Werdum, Walt Harris was removed from his fight with Mark Godbeer, then finally put in to replace Lewis against Werdum. It was no issue for the Brazilian...

Oct 10, 2017 11:50 am

PHOTO | Tony Ferguson reveals massive walk-around weight just days after UFC 216

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 216, Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee stepped into the Octagon to battle for the UFC interim lightweight title. Despite a rough first round, Ferguson surged back in the second, and ultimately locked up a choke in the third. In the days leading up to this fight, much...

Oct 10, 2017 7:42 am

Dana White discusses Brock Lesnar’s possible return to the UFC

Back in the summer, in the buildup to his UFC 214 light heavyweight title fight with Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones repeatedly expressed interest in a heavyweight superfight with former champion and current WWE star Brock Lesnar. When Jones won the title back from Cormier, his calls for a blockbuster battle with the hulking Lesnar reached...

Oct 10, 2017 6:53 am

Report: Henry Cejudo sustains injury escaping fire, UFC 218 fight in jeopardy

It sounds like Henry Cejudo’s UFC 218 scrap with Sergio Pettis is in jeopardy. According to a report from the San Francisco Chronicle, Cejudo was one of several athletes who was forced to flee from the Wine Country fires that are currently scorching California. When a blaze struck the Fountaingrove Inn in Santa Rosa, the former UFC...

Oct 9, 2017 10:49 am

Dana White gives prediction on who his next bankable UFC star will be

With Ronda Rousey’s future in the UFC unclear and Jon Jones going through the process with his potential anti-doping violation, it seems Conor McGregor stands alone at the top as far as draws go for the UFC. Georges St-Pierre is certainly a big star but his future is undetermined as we will have to see if...

Oct 9, 2017 9:41 am

Gokhan Saki returns to the Octagon at UFC 219

Last month, on the main card of the UFC’s exciting return to Japan, kickboxing legend Gokhan Saki (83-12 KB, 1-1 MMA) made his anticipated UFC debut. While his performance was not without flaws, Saki ultimately produced just the kind of thunderous knockout he’s known for, putting his foe Luis Henrique down with a blistering left...

Oct 9, 2017 8:39 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen believes he knows why Kevin Lee got tired in UFC 216 title fight

Last Saturday, in the main event of the action-packed UFC 216, Kevin Lee and Tony Ferguson stepped into the cage to battle for the interim lightweight title. Though Lee started strong, mounting and very nearly finishing Ferguson in the first-frame, his gas tank seemed to empty as the fight progressed. From there, Ferguson was able...

Oct 8, 2017 8:03 am

Walt Harris has a hilarious request of the UFC after quick loss to Fabricio Werdum

Originally, former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum was expected to battle brick-fisted heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis on the main card of UFC 216. When Lewis was forced out of the fight at the last minute with a back injury, however, Werdum was paired with “The Big Ticket” Walt Harris, who was transplanted from a UFC...

Oct 7, 2017 8:30 pm

UFC 216 Results: Fabricio Werdum submits Walt Harris (VIDEO)

A heavyweight scrap between Fabricio Werdum and Walt Harris took place during tonight’s UFC 216 main card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Werdum shoots in for a single leg and gets Harris down to the ground. Werdum immediately moves to full mount. Harris scrambles but gives up his back. Werdum transitions to an...

Oct 7, 2017 4:13 pm

BREAKING! Fabricio Werdum gets a new fight for UFC 216!

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum will remain on tonight’s UFC 216 pay-per-view fight card. The UFC just announced that Werdum will now square off with Walt Harris on the UFC 216 main card. Werdum was originally expected to square off with Derrick Lewis at tonight’s event. However, Derrick Lewis was forced to pull out...