604 Search Results for replacement

Oct 14, 2015 3:46 pm

UFC Fight Night: Dublin Gets New Co-Main Event

Now that the scheduled co-main event for UFC Fight Night Dublin has been canceled a new one has taken its place. The heavyweight scrap between Stipe Miocic and Ben Rothwell was pulled after Miocic suffered an injury and a replacement couldn’t be found for the fight that was scheduled for next weeks event. So now,...

Oct 14, 2015 12:49 pm

With Stipe Out, Rothwell Pulled From Dublin Card, Eyeing Reems Slot Against JDS

It was announced yesterday that UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic had suffered an injury and had to pull out of his scheduled fight with Ben Rothwell, which was set for Oct. 24 in Dublin, Ireland. It was reported that the UFC was looking for a last minute replacement to take on Rothwell, but now it looks...

Oct 14, 2015 12:45 pm

Matt Mitrione, Tyrone Spong And Others Ask For Rothwell Fight But Get Denied

We now know that UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell has been officially pulled from UFC Fight Night Dublin. On Tuesday it was announced that his opponent Stipe Miocic had to pull out because of injury and that the UFC would be looking for a late replacement to take on Rothwell. Unfortunately the UFC were unable to...

Oct 13, 2015 11:54 am

Stipe Miocic Pulls Out Of Rothwell Fight With Injury

In some not so cheerful news today, it has been confirmed that UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic is a no-go for his scheduled fight with Ben Rothwell, which was expected to go down next week at UFC Fight Night 76, in the co-headlining slot. UFC officials confirmed the news, although there’s been no word on what...

Oct 5, 2015 4:58 pm

“Showtime” Pettis: Conor McGregor ‘hasn’t beat no one yet’

Before he even won the UFC Interim Featherweight Championship, Conor McGregor had a target on his back. Whether it was established fighters looking for a major payday or up-and-comers looking to prove themselves, “The Notorious One” has always had something to prove to his naysayers and potential opponents. McGregor blasted through the likes of Dennis...

Sep 28, 2015 1:00 am

Conor McGregor responds to “ConMan McGregor” skit

Conor McGregor may have a target on his back now that he is at the top of the UFC’s featherweight division along with Jose Aldo. “The Notorious” picked up interim gold at “UFC 189” when he fought late replacement Chad Mendes and had his hands raised before the third round could even start. McGregor sat...

Sep 21, 2015 6:18 pm

Frankie Edgar eyeing title fight with win over Chad Mendes

The stage was set at “UFC 189” for Conor McGregor to finally square off with Jose Aldo in their highly anticipated title fight. Plans crumbled, however, when Aldo suffered a rib injury and Dana White was forced to go on the hunt for a last-minute replacement. Former UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar expected opportunity to...

Sep 20, 2015 12:21 pm

WATCH! “Cowboy” Cerrone looking like a killer ahead of title fight

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone’s path to a shot at the UFC Lightweight Championship was anything but quick and easy. Paul Kelly was Cerrone’s first victim in the octagon way back in 2011 and it wasn’t long before the former WEC fighter accrued an impressive win-streak. After picking wins up against Vagner Rocha, Charles Oliveira, and Dennis...

Aug 30, 2015 6:56 am

Injured Gadelha almost lost her spot in fight with Jedrzejczyk at UFC 195

Claudia Gadelha has been itching for redemption since her sole loss to Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC on FOX in December 2014. The victory over Gadelha propelled Jedrzejczyk into a championship bout where she has since become one of the most popular champions the octagon has to offer. Gadelha was slated to be next in line...

Aug 28, 2015 4:42 pm

Bellator ‘Dynamite’ Loses Title Fight

  Looks like the Bellator’s cross promotional event with GLORY kickboxing, ‘Dynamite’, has lost one of its title fights to an injury. The scheduled GLORY featherweight title fight between Gabriel Varga and opponent Serhiy Adamchuk has been canceled, according to MMAMania, who say sources close to the promotion have confirmed the cancellation. Apparently it was...

Aug 26, 2015 4:10 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 75: Barnett vs. Nelson’ Set With 11 Bouts

UFC Fight Night: 75 is set with its official lineup. The event is scheduled to take place on Sept. 26 from Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. In the night’s main event we’ll get to see two fan favorite heavyweights square off, when Roy Nelson takes on Josh Barnett. Due to the obvious time difference,...

Aug 23, 2015 1:00 am

Vitor Belfort looking BUFF training for “Hendo”!

After a not-so-impressive outing in his last octagon appearance against Chris Weidman, Vitor Belfort is looking to redeem himself with another knockout win over Dan Henderson. The two legends are set to square off for the third time in Brazil on November 7, 2015 at “UFC Fight Night 77”. Henderson has spoken out about Belfort’s...

Aug 23, 2015 1:00 am

“UFC Fight Night 74: Holloway vs. Oliveira” Full Results

UFC is set to invade Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada for the first time in company history tonight with “UFC Fight Night 74”! The card will take place on UFC Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1 and will feature a lightweight main-event bout between Max Holloway and Charles Oliveira. Erick Silva was originally scheduled to face Rick...

Aug 22, 2015 5:26 pm

Erick Silva Says Magny Hasn’t Fought Anyone Like Him Before

“There was no fight, basically. Demian completely dominated him. But that doesn’t mean we can say Magny has a weak ground game. Demain has a high level ground game, and he did the strategy that worked better for him, and I will do what works for me. “I’m a black belt in jiu-jitsu and muay...

Aug 9, 2015 8:40 am

Retired UFC Fighter wants Open Head Coach spot at Team Alpha Male

Martin Kampmann has chosen to step down as Team Alpha Male’s head coach and the camp is in search of a new leader. Unlike Duane Ludwig’s departure from the training camp, Kampmann’s departure from the gym is mutual and there is no bad blood between the two. Kampmann has stated he will remain the head...

Jul 30, 2015 7:23 pm

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC 190 Edition‏

UFC 190 goes down this Saturday live from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a women’s bantamweight title fight featuring current champion Ronda Rousey taking on top contender Bethe Correia. In the evening’s co-main event slot, former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua will battle Antonio...

Jul 26, 2015 6:57 pm

Booking Roundup: McCall Out, 4 Undefeated Fighters Set to Make Debut, & More!

“Uncle Creepy” Ian McCall has been forced out of his upcoming fight with Dustin Ortiz and UFC just signed their replacement! Also, several undefeated fighters will be invading the octagon to keep their streak alive while trying to make it at the next level. Catch up with the latest fight announcements in this week’s “Booking...

Jul 20, 2015 12:00 pm

‘Aldo is the True Champion, That Belt Means Nothing for McGregor’

“UFC 189” was truly a beautiful disaster. The event seemed doomed weeks away from the card when Jose Aldo pulled out of his championship fight with Conor McGregor due to a broken rib. The main event was changed to an interim title fight where McGregor finished late-replacement Chad Mendes in the second round. Conor McGregor...