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Jun 23, 2015 6:41 am

Former UFC title holder Carla Esparza out 6-8 months!

Former UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza (10-3 MMA) will be on the shelf for the next 6-8 months. The winner of “The Ultimate Fighter Season 20” took to twitter to announce the news: I will be undergoing surgery as a result of a shoulder injury from my last fight. I will be out6-8months. http://t.co/1gtL5dS6y4 —...

Jun 22, 2015 7:00 am

UFC’s Return to Ireland Confirmed

Conor McGregor brought the crowd to their feet in Dublin, Ireland at UFC Fight Night 46 when the sold-out crowd watched him dominate Diego Brandao. Ireland will now get another opportunity to show their support for the UFC as executive Dave Allen confirmed a return to Ireland in the near future. “The date is set,...

Jun 21, 2015 9:00 pm

Final “UFC 189: Aldo vs. McGregor” Card Is Stacked, 11 Fights Confirmed

“UFC 189: Aldo vs. McGregor” is set to be one of the company’s biggest pay-per-views in history. Dana White claims that it going to break 1,000,000 buys and it’s because of the amazing double main event, highlighting two title fights. The card is set to take place in Las Vegas on July 11th. Conor McGregor...

Jun 19, 2015 2:59 pm

UFC Release Full Anti-Doping Policy To The Public

  As announced in early June, as part of UFC’s Athlete Marketing and Development Program, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) will serve as the independent third-party administrator of UFC’s year-round Anti-Doping Policy beginning on July 1, 2015. USADA is universally recognized as the premier anti-doping agency, whose sole mission is to protect the rights...


Jun 18, 2015 9:57 am

UFC Champ Weidman Taking McGregor Over Aldo

“I love Aldo. I’m a big fan of Aldo but I think McGregor’s winning the fight. I think [McGregor] finishes him, TKO. End of the second round. “It’s crazy. Trust me, I know the world’s going to end if he wins the fight. Everybody wants to see [McGregor] lose, besides the UFC. I think he’s...

Jun 15, 2015 9:38 am

Holloway/Oliveira Headline UFC’s Return to Canada

Hawaiian native Max Holloway will have to wait to travel back to his home for a UFC event as he has just been booked for UFC’s debut in Saskatoon, Canada! Star Phoenix confirmed the news with UFC sources. Coming fresh off a nationally televised victory on FOX, Holloway will be looking to continue his winning...

Jun 14, 2015 10:16 am

Twitter Reacts to Alvarez’s Shocking Win over Melendez at UFC 188

Eddie Alvarez and Gilbert Melendez left it all in the octagon Saturday night at UFC 188. While their long awaited bout wasn’t the “fight of the year” critics thought it would be, Alvarez and Melendez showed a ton of fighting spirit in the second and third rounds that brought the crowd to their feet. Melendez...

Jun 9, 2015 3:19 pm

Boxing Bests UFC In Weekend Ratings War — OUCH!

The UFC ate a big haymaker from boxing over the weekend in the form of ratings. Here’s the breakdown: UFC Fight Night 68– 950,000 average viewers during the main card broadcast on FOX Sports 1, with 782,000 viewers during the prelim broadcast. This was the third highest Fight Night event so far this year. HBO’s...

Jun 9, 2015 2:04 pm

Jury Out, Barboza Booked Against New FOX Opponent

  UFC lightweight Myles ‘Fury’ Jury has been pulled from his scheduled fight with Edson Barboza at UFC on FOX 16, which takes place on July 25 in Chicago. A reason for the withdraw has not been released but the UFC have announced a new opponent for Barboza. He will now take on the undefeated...

Jun 9, 2015 1:17 pm

After Toying With Free-Agency, Mendes Inks New 8 Fight UFC Deal

Top UFC featherweight Chad ‘Money’ Mendes recently inked a new eight fight deal with the UFC and he’s extremely happy with it. The Team Alpha Male fighter mentioned to FOX Sports that he was open to checking out free agency after his final fight on his old contract, just to see what he could get,...

Jun 8, 2015 6:04 pm

Bantamweights McMann and Nunes Signed for UFC Fight Night 74

Amanda Nunes has the opportunity to jump up the women’s bantamweight rankings when she meets Sara McMann at UFC Fight Night 74 in Nashville, Tennessee. The bout is set to take place in August in Bridgestone Arena. UFC officials confirmed the bout with Fox Sports. Nunes wants to prove she deserved her place in the...

Jun 8, 2015 12:11 pm

Chad Mendes – ‘UFC Made It Clear They Didn’t Want to Lose Me’

Chad Mendes may be one of the UFC’s most valuable assets in the featherweight division. Other than his two championship fights with Jose Aldo, “Money” hasn’t lost a fight with a record of 17-2. He is one of the few featherweights that consistently puts on entertaining fights and could make for an interesting matchup against...

Jun 7, 2015 9:09 pm

UFC 188 Card Final with 13 Bouts, Prelims Set to Air on FX

UFC 188 is less than six days away! Cain Velasquez makes his long awaited return to the octagon when he intends to unify his UFC Heavyweight Championship with Fabricio Werdum’s interim championship. Werdum was originally slated to face Velasquez at UFC 180, but the champion was forced to pull out due to injury. Gilbert Melendez...

Jun 6, 2015 12:19 pm

UFC Fight Night 68: ‘Hendo vs. Boetsch’ Results

UFC Fight Night 68: ‘Dan Henderson vs. Tim Boetsch’ went down Saturday in New Orleans. The MMA legend took on ‘The Barbarian’ and returned to greatness in quick order. Here’s the full results: Main Card: (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET) Tim Boetsch vs. Dan Henderson- Dan Henderson wins via KO at :28 of round...

Jun 5, 2015 10:08 am

Michael Johnson vs. Beneil Dariush set for UFC Fight Night 74

A key lightweight bout between Michael Johnson and Beneil Dariush is the latest addition to August’s UFC Fight Night 74 event in Nashville. UFC officials announced the fight today via FOXSports.com. Michael “The Menace” Johnson (16-8 MMA) was most recently seen in action at February’s UFC Fight Night event in Brazil, where he earned a...

Jun 3, 2015 5:00 am

Eddie Gordon vs. Antonio Carlos Junior set for UFC Fight Night 70

A middleweight bout between former “TUF” winners Eddie Gordon and Antonio Carlos Junior has been added to June’s UFC Fight Night 70 event in Florida. UFC officials recently announced the news. The winner of “The Ultimate Fighter Season 19”, Eddie Gordon (7-3 MMA), will be looking to snap a two-fight losing skid when he faces...

May 31, 2015 8:51 am

UFC Fighters React to Oliveira’s $100K Performance at UFC Fight Night 67

Charles Oliveira put on one of the best performances of his career this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night 67 when he submitted Nik Lentz in the final round of their fight. Oliveira has always seemed to be an incredible talent in the octagon, but he was never able to put all of the pieces...

May 31, 2015 8:27 am

Martins Shows Off Gruesome Cut He Suffered Before UFC Fight Night 67

Lucas Martins’ bout with Mirsad Bektic did not go as expected, to say the least. Martins suffered a gash above his eye days before the fight and ultimately fell victim to technical knockout loss thirty seconds into the second round. The bout kicked off the Fox Spots 1 Preliminary bouts and brought the small crowd...

May 30, 2015 5:55 pm

UFC Fight Night 67 Results: Nicolas Dalby Wins UFC Debut With Split Decision

  Welterweights Nicolas Dolby and Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos fought in the second fight of the FOX Sports prelims. Dalby started things off with a few loud leg kicks. Dalby lands a few more leg kicks. Dos Santos landed a few nice right hands. Dalby ducks under and gets a big takedown. The referee stands...

May 30, 2015 2:09 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 67: Condit Vs. Alves’ Results

UFC Fight Night 67: Condit vs. Alves goes down tonight in Brazil. In the main event welterweight Carlos Condit makes his return to the octagon after over a year out due to injury to face dangerous striker Thiago Alves. Also on the card is rematch from years back, between Nik Lentz and Charles Oliveira. Their...

May 29, 2015 12:50 pm

‘UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Alves’ Weigh In Results

The fighters of ‘UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Alves’ just stepped on the scale and all fighters successfully made weight for their scheduled bouts. Main Card (FOX Sports 1, 10PM ET) Carlos Condit (170) vs. Thiago Alves (170) Nik Lentz (146) vs. Charles Oliveira (144) KJ Noons (170) vs. Alex Oliveira (170) Francimar Barroso (205)...

May 29, 2015 1:01 am

Viscardi Andrade vs. Andreas Stahl set for UFC Fight Night 70

A welterweight bout featuring Viscardi Andrade (17-6 MMA) taking on Andreas Stahl (9-1 MMA) is the latest addition to June’s UFC Fight Night 70 event in South Florida. UFC officials announced the booking earlier this morning. Viscardi Andrade was most recently seen in action at UFC Fight Night 36 in February of 2014, where he...

May 28, 2015 7:17 pm

RATINGS REPORT! UFC 187 Preliminary Card Draws Average Audience

The reports are in and UFC 187’s preliminary broadcast on FOX Sports 1 broad in an average number of viewers with 780,000. To put that in a little bit of prospective, UFC 186, headlined by Demetrious Johnson, did 710,000 with its preliminary card. Another big sporting event took place during the same time. Something called...

May 28, 2015 10:03 am

UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez: ‘AKA’s Methods Providing Good Results’

Cain Velasquez is set to put his title on the line against the UFC interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. Velasquez, who trains out of AKA, has been criticized for being injured fairly often. Something Dana White attributed to his gym and what he perceives as stone age type training. Now, Velasquez, while talking to FOX...

May 28, 2015 2:17 am

BJ Penn Final Inductee For UFC 2015 Hall of Fame Class

The final 2015 inductee for the reinvigorated UFC Hall of Fame will be legendary two-time, two-division UFC world champion BJ Penn. Known as “The Prodigy” throughout his amazing 13-year, 16-10-2 professional mixed martial arts career, Penn takes his place in the Modern Era category of the UFC Hall of Fame. The Modern Era category recognizes...

May 25, 2015 8:49 am

Michael Bisping vs. Thales Leites Headlines UFC Fight Night 72

A key middleweight bout will headline July’s UFC Fight Night event in Scotland, as UFC officials recently announced that Michael Bisping and Thales Leites will square off in the evening’s main event slot. Michael Bisping (26-7 MMA) was last seen in action at April’s UFC 186 event, where he earned a unanimous decision victory over...