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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...

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...

May 14, 2013 3:22 pm

Brandon Vera Returning To Heavyweight Set To Face Ben Rothwell At UFC 164

Brandon Vera is moving back up to the heavyweight division after a 5 year absence from the division to face Ben Rothwell. ‘The Truth’ and Rothwell are slated to fight at UFC 164 which takes place on August 31st in Milwaukee Wisconsin. Brandon Vera has had a rough time in the UFC, after going 4-0...

May 1, 2013 10:29 am

Longtime Heavyweight Cheick Kongo Removed From UFC Roster

After competing under the UFC banner for seven-straight years it looks as if the French-born Cheick Kongo has been released by the promotion following his most recent defeat at the hands of Roy Nelson this past Saturday. Kongo’s profile was recently removed from the active roster at UFC.com which likely signifies the termination of his contract....

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...

Dec 14, 2017 6:12 am

Report | Lyoto Machida to return in surprising UFC Belem headliner

On February 3, the UFC will touch down in Belem, Brazil, with what’s sure to be an exciting UFC Fight Night card. While this card already features some interesting bouts, however, it has long been without a main event. Luckily, that seems to have changed, as former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida is reported...

Dec 11, 2017 12:50 pm

UFC on Fox 26 – Lawler vs. Dos Anjos: Official fight card and start times

This Saturday, the UFC will return to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada with UFC on Fox 26. This event’s stacked main card will air on Fox. In the main event, former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler will take on former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos in a bout that could well produce the next challenger for reigning welterweight...

Dec 11, 2017 7:43 am

Dana White, multiple UFC stars rally around bullying victim Keaton Jones

Over the weekend, footage of a young bullying victim named Keaton Jones went viral. In this gut-wrenching video, the teary-eyed boy recounted his many struggles with bullying, which included everything from insults to being doused with milk and food in the cafeteria of his school. Keaton Jones’ heartbreaking video has taken the internet by storm,...

Dec 9, 2017 12:53 pm

Colby Covington Has Become Too Much for These UFC Fighters to Handle

Colby Covington has been making a case for a shot at welterweight champion Tyron Woodley for awhile now, but it’s been more than just talk. He did end up with a win over the last title challenger in grappling guru Demian Maia. This only heated up his rampage promotional tour to make sure Woodley, and...

Dec 8, 2017 6:59 am

Mark Hunt Can Now Return to the UFC

Mark Hunt’s career came into jeopardy when he wrote an article detailing symptoms of CTE. He was consequently pulled from his fight at UFC Sydney and on leave from the UFC indefinitely. This resulted in Hunt seeking out a myriad of tests from the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas, to try and...

Dec 7, 2017 4:30 pm

BREAKING | Robert Whittaker vs Luke Rockhold is on for UFC 221 in Perth!

There were rumblings and rumors floating around about this fight potentially coming to fruition. Especially after current UFC Middleweight champion, Georges St-Pierre’s recent news regarding whether or not he’ll come back to the division where he said, “I don’t think so”.  GSP is battling ulcerative colitis anyway so prior to his recent interview it was...

Dec 7, 2017 6:00 am

Francis Ngannou and the Hunt for MMA’s First Homegrown Heavyweight Superstar

Dana White’s thoughts on Francis Ngannou could not be clearer. When the UFC President talks about the hulking French-Cameroonian heavyweight contender, his eyes might as well light up with dollar signs. In Ngannou, he believes he has found a future superstar. “Once we keep this guy active, and you see him doing this to all...