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Jul 22, 2016 9:09 am

Holly Holm feeling the pressure ahead of UFC on FOX 20?

Saturday evening in Chicago, Illinois, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm will look to bounce back from her UFC 196 loss to Miesha Tate as she fights Valentina Shevchenko in the main event of the televised card. The fight will be Holm’s first since losing the title back in March, and one she hopes...

Jul 21, 2016 12:58 pm

PHOTO | Is Felice Herrig’s weight cut ahead of UFC on FOX 20 concerning?

UFC strawweight Felice Herrig is set to take on Kailin Curran at UFC on FOX 20 this Saturday night in Chicago, Illinois. Leading up to the fight, Herrig has been cutting weight to make the strawweight limit of 115 pounds. Herrig posted a photo of herself to social media and said in the caption, “1...

Jul 18, 2016 12:08 am

VIDEO | UFC on FOX 20 Road to the Octagon – Preview

Big fights are coming to Chicago, Illinois at UFC on FOX 20, which takes place on July 23. Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm will be looking to bounce back from her loss to Miesha Tate as she takes on Valentina Shevchenko. Holm wants to make a big statement and make her way back...

Jun 24, 2016 12:22 pm

Glover Teixeira pulled from UFC on FOX 20

Earlier this month, news broke that UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson had withdrawn from his UFC on FOX 20 co-main event scrap with Glover Teixeira for unknown reasons. It wasn’t made immediately clear whether or not the UFC would look to find a replacement opponent for Teixeira, however we now have our answer. According...

May 4, 2016 6:04 pm

Report: UFC working on huge fights for UFC on FOX 20 in Chicago

The UFC just announced a fight that has “Fight of the Night” written all over it with Edson Barboza taking on Gilbert Melendez at UFC on FOX 20. Other fights that are reported to be in the works for the event taking place July 23 in Chicago, Illinois include Anthony “Rumble” Johnson vs. Glover Teixeira...

May 4, 2016 1:21 pm

Edson Barboza vs. Gilbert Melendez reportedly set for UFC on FOX 20

At UFC 197 Edson Barboza picked up the biggest win of his professional career as he defeated former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis via unanimous decision. The win was a dominant one for Barboza, as he out-struck Showtime throughout the course of the fight, dealing a severe amount of damage to Pettis’ legs throughout the...

Nov 27, 2017 7:00 pm

FOX Offers $200 Million to Retain UFC Broadcast Rights

  When the UFC’s exclusive negotiating period with FOX ended this year, speculation began about what network the UFC would be headed to next and what the implications of the new network, or platform, would be for the world’s largest MMA promotion. The UFC already has a foothold in the digital word through its online...

Jul 19, 2016 10:22 pm

Demian Maia vs. Carlos Condit pulled from UFC 202, moved to FOX card

With just over a month to go until UFC 202 on August 20th, where Conor McGregor & Nate Diaz will square off in their highly anticipated welterweight rematch, the UFC has made a pretty big adjustment to the card. Carlos Condit vs. Demian Maia, which was expected to be on the pay-per view portion of...

Apr 16, 2016 4:46 pm

UFC on FOX 19 Results: Michael Chiesa submits Beneil Dariush in round 2

A lightweight bout between Michael Chiesa (14-2 MMA) and Beneil Dariush (12-2 MMA) took place at tonight’s UFC on FOX 19 event in Tampa. One round begins and the fighters exchange a few good leg kicks. Big shot lands for Dariush that wobbles Chiesa. Michael fires back with a leg kick. Another good shot behind...

Apr 15, 2016 4:34 pm

UFC on FOX 19 fight reportedly cancelled with less than 24 hours to fight

Earlier this week news broke that Lyoto Machida had been pulled from his UFC on FOX 19 scrap with Dan Henderson after admitting to using banned substances during a random out-of-competition drug test. Now, with less than 24 hours until fight night, Islam Makhachev has been reportedly pulled from his fight with Drew Dober after...

Jan 30, 2016 6:27 pm

UFC on FOX 18 Results: Ben Rothwell submits Josh Barnett in round 2

The UFC on FOX 18 co-main event featured a clash between hard-hitting heavyweights Josh Barnett (34- 8 MMA) and Ben Rothwell (36-9 MMA). Round one begins and Rothwell opens up with punches. Good body kick lands for “Big Ben”. Big right hand scores for Barnett. Josh is pawing with the jab. He’s finding a home...

Dec 22, 2015 1:56 am

UFC on FOX 17 salaries range from $10,000 to $542,857

It looks as if the heavier fighters took home the heaviest money bags after UFC on Fox 17. The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation released the UFC on FOX 17 salaries and MMA Fighting reported the paydays for the fighters as follows: “As always, these figures do not represent a fighter’s total earnings,...

Dec 19, 2015 12:54 pm

UFC on FOX 17 Results: Francis Ngannou KO’s Luis Henrique in Round 2

A heavyweight bout between promotional newcomers Luis Henrique (8-2 MMA) and Francis Ngannou (6-1 MMA) kicked off the UFC on FOX 17 prelims on UFC Fight Pass. Francis Ngannou lands a heavy leg kick to start. A second leg kick lands for Ngannou but Luis Henrique uses the strike to earn a takedown. Henrique begins working from full...

Oct 8, 2015 8:13 am

Ratings Report: UFC 192 Prelims Deliver Fair Ratings On FOX Sports 1

This past weekend at UFC 192, we saw some pretty exciting fights, from the UFC Fight Pass prelims to the main event on PPV. As far as the FS1 prelims go, ratings were pretty decent when you take into account the competition the broadcast went up against. It’s football season and that means every other...

Aug 10, 2015 1:59 am

WATCH! Behind the Scenes at “UFC on FOX: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2”

Experience Chicago’s action-packed UFC Fight Night card from all new vantage points with exclusive never before seen moments from the night’s best fights and the bantamweight championship main event between TJ Dillashaw and Renan Barao. Who do you think should be next for TJ Dillashaw? Share your thoughts in the comment section below! ALL ACCESS...

Jul 30, 2015 5:38 am

UFC on FOX 16 Pulls In Average Of 2.8 Million Viewers

Last Saturday’s UFC on FOX 16, which took place in Chicago and featured a main event between TJ Dillashaw and Renan Barao for the bantamweight championship. The event brought in a good amount of viewers, averaging 2.8 million for the duration of the broadcast. via UFC press release: The exciting championship rematch at FOX UFC...

Jul 25, 2015 10:28 am

‘UFC on FOX: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2’ Results

The rematch is finally here, T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao will finally meet in the octagon again to fight for the UFC bantamweight title. Dillashaw looks to cement his championship status and show the first fight wasn’t a fluke. On the other hand Barao wants to reclaim his title and show he’s still the best....

Jul 24, 2015 2:41 pm

REPLAY! ‘UFC on FOX: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2’ Weigh-Ins

UFC on FOX 16: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2 goes down Saturday night in Chicago, which means the fighters step on the scale today and make things official! Check out the full replay of the weigh-ins above! BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Frank Trigg Talk Fighting… Eachother — EPIC! – AMAZING! – MUST WATCH!

Jul 24, 2015 2:40 pm

STAREDOWNS! ‘UFC on FOX: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2’ Edition

  All of the fighters on tomorrow’s UFC on FOX 16 card have stepped on the scales and made weight. Now we just have to wait until tomorrow night to see the UFC bantamweight title on the line between champ T.J. Dillashaw and former champion Rena Barao. With the weigh-ins in the book, you know...

Jul 24, 2015 2:32 pm

‘UFC on FOX: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2’ Weigh-In Results

The time has finally come for UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw and former champ Renan Barao to square off in the re-match of all re-matches. Dillashaw shocked the world by defeating Barao in their first fight and now, after a few setbacks and rescheduling, the two will fight again. Dillashaw looks to prove it wasn’t...

Apr 18, 2015 7:11 pm

UFC on FOX 15 Results: Rockhold Victorious, Finishes Machida in 2nd Round

Both Rockhold and Machida took to the center of the octagon quickly and Machida was the first to find success with his striking. It seemed as if he found his distance as he popped Rockhold several times but his momentum was cut off when he was thrown to the ground due to an errant strike....

Jan 24, 2015 2:52 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Results: Taisumov KOs Christodoulou in Round 2

Mairbek Taisumov showcased his striking skills and ability to strike from a long distance. Anthony Christodoulou was making his octagon debut tonight and truly drew the short straw by agreeing to fight Taisumov. Taisumov put on a fantastic first round before finishing the fight in the second. Taisumov changed levels in the first and kept...

Jan 9, 2015 10:07 am

UFC 182 Prelims Second Most-Watched to Date on FOX Sports 1

Following a strong December that saw the fourth most-watched UFC FIGHT NIGHT on FOX Sports 1 on Saturday, Dec. 20, the momentum continued into January, with a stretch that UFC president Dana White says is the strongest January ever for the UFC. In fact, the month kicked off with record-setting shows around last Saturday’s much...

Dec 14, 2014 7:23 pm

UFC on FOX 13 viewership up significantly with 2.27 million average viewers

On Saturday night, fight fans saw an incredible night of fights topped off by a heavyweight bout between Junior Dos Santos and Stipe Miocic (See that HERE). The main card, which aired on FOX, drew in an incredible 2.27 million viewers according to TV By The Numbers. While this is just a preliminary figure, it...

Nov 24, 2014 9:01 am

UFC confirms four dates for UFC on FOX events in 2015

The UFC has officially confirmed four dates for upcoming UFC on FOX cards in the new year. MMAJunkie broke the news earlier today, in which is was reported that: UFC on FOX 14, which was previously announced, goes down January 14th, 2015 in Stockholm Sweden and will feature a light heavyweight #1 contender match between...

Aug 22, 2014 2:29 pm

Brian Ortega tests positive for Drostanolone following UFC on FOX 12

The California State Athletic Commission announced today (via MMAJunkie) that UFC featherweight Brian Ortega (8-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) tested positive for the steroid drostanolone following his first-round submission victory over Mike De La Torre at last month’s UFC on FOX 12 event in San Jose. Ortega has subsequently been suspended from action for 9 months and fined...