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Jul 25, 2013 9:23 am

Noons vs. Sotiropoulos Latest Addition To UFC 166

UFC 166 is shaping up to be one of the most stacked cards of the year and that was before this lightweight bout between K.J. Noons and George Sotiropoulos was announced. UFC 166 is set to go down from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas on October 19. In the main event a trilogy match between...

Jul 5, 2013 11:05 am

Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez Official for UFC 166

Another great match-up has been added to the UFC’s return to Houston, TX on October 19 for UFC 166. Former Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Gilbert “El Nino” Melendez is set to take on Ultimate Fighter 1 winner and former challenger for the UFC Lightweight Championship, Diego “The Dream” Sanchez. Formerly reported for a UFC event in...

May 21, 2013 9:57 am

Rory MacDonald Dismisses St. Pierre Fight, But Hints at ‘Arrangements’ with GSP

  UFC welterweight fighter Rory MacDonald spoke with The MMA Hour Monday about his friendship with current welterweight champion, Georges St. Pierre. As has lately been the case with MacDonald (14-1), given his steady rise to being ranked the UFC’s 3rd contender in the 170-lb division, he was asked what he would do if offered...


May 3, 2013 10:44 am

EXCLUSIVE | Strikeforce Welterweight Champion, Tarec Saffiedine, Talks UFC Debut and Title Shot | BJPENN.COM RADIO

Tarec Saffiedine, the last man to hold the Strikeforce welterweight belt before the organization’s earlier this year, spoke with BJPenn.com Radio Wednesday night to talk about his upcoming UFC debut against fellow Strikeforce alumn, Robbie Lawler. For Saffiedine (14-3), who won the Strikeforce belt with a unanimous decision victory over Nate Marquardt in January, this...

Apr 19, 2013 3:06 pm

Finally, Melendez’s Time to Shine: Can He Break the Trend?

Gilbert Melendez feels that he has dished out and taken far too much punishment, mentally and physically, to still have to justify his place amongst the top names in the lightweight division of MMA. His credentials are immaculate (21-2 MMA, 3-time MMA LW Champion), his poise and fluidity inside the cage are almost unmatched, and...

Apr 11, 2013 8:52 am

Rory MacDonald vs. Jake Ellenberger set for UFC on FOX 8

After an injury layoff, UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald will next face Jake Ellenberger at Seattle’s upcoming Fox card. Carlos Condit was set to rematch MacDonald (14-1, 5-1 UFC), but the Canadian welterweight pulled out with a neck injury. MacDonald’s last fight was a dominant unanimous decision victory over former champion BJ Penn. Ellenberger (29-6, 8-2...

Mar 19, 2013 7:40 pm

Rick Story asks for Jake Ellenberger rematch, ‘pissed’ he’s getting all the accolades when he already ‘beat his ass’| UFC NEWS

Jake Ellenberger notched a huge win Saturday night at UFC 158, with his impressive KO of former Strikeforce Welterweight champion Nate Marquardt. The win catapulted him up the UFC Welterweight rankings, earning him consideration as the next contender to Georges St. Pierre’s throne. Next to Johny Hendricks, of course. That praise has not set well with another...

Mar 16, 2013 3:18 pm

UFC 158 Main Card Live Play-By-Play & Results | UFC NEWS

UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz goes down from Montreal’s Belle Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The long-awaited title fight between champion Georges St. Pierre an Nick Diaz headlines the pay-per-view portion of the card this evening. We will be covering the event live giving readers a play-by-play recount of all the action as it unfolds...

Mar 16, 2013 3:04 pm

Gambler’s Odds: UFC 158 Main Card | UFC NEWS

UFC 158 is a risky card to wager your money on. The main card is not as stacked as past cards we’ve seen and a few names have proven to be shaky in their last few performances. While I’m not insulting their skillset, there are simply a couple of names that I would not feel...

Mar 15, 2013 3:03 pm

UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz Weigh-in Results | UFC NEWS

The UFC 158 official weigh-ins ceremony took place today from Montreal’s Bell Centre. All fighters hit their contracted weight, including tomorrow night’s headliners GSP and Nick Diaz. The full UFC 158 weigh-in results are as follows: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET) Champ Georges St-Pierre (170) vs. Nick Diaz (169) – for welterweight title Carlos...

Mar 13, 2013 9:00 am

Tarec Saffiedine Seeks to Unify Strikeforce and UFC Welterweight Belts | UFC News

  The last welterweight champion in Strikeforce history, Tarec Saffiedine seeks to unify the welterweight belts according to an interview with The Underground. Besides giving predictions for UFC 158 and talking potential first bouts int eh UFC, Saffiedine claims that unifying the belts is his goal in the UFC: “Its definitely my goal, but I...

Mar 11, 2013 10:03 am

Countdown to UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz Premieres Tuesday on FUEL TV | UFC News

  The acclaimed Countdown show returns for UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz. The show will highlight the main event of this weekend’s event which is a highly anticipated title fight between longtime welterweight king Georges St-Pierre and polar opposite, Nick Diaz in a fight with plenty of organic hype behind it. St-Pierre will be enjoying...

Mar 9, 2013 9:29 am

VIDEO: UFC 158: GSP vs. Diaz Extended Preview | UFC NEWS

In a welterweight-heavy card, heated rivals Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz square off for the UFC welterweight title. Plus Johny Hendricks meets Carlos Condit, and Jake Ellenberger faces Nate Marquardt. Watch UFC 158 live on March 16 at 10pm ET/7pm PT!

Feb 28, 2013 9:15 am

Jake Shields vs Tyron Woodley Matchup Rumored for UFC 161 | UFC NEWS

A welterweight matchup between Jake Shields and Tyron Woodley is in the works for a UFC card this summer.  Details about the card, such as the name, are still not clear.  Most likely, the event will be UFC 161 on June 15 in Canada.  The host city is yet to be announced. Jake Shields, the...

Feb 21, 2013 9:29 am

Jake Ellenberger offended – Johny Hendricks asked for less dangerous fight | UFC NEWS

Jake Ellenberger felt offended when his previous opponent, Johny Hendricks, asked UFC President Dana White to fight Carlos Condit instead. “I’m offended that Johny Hendricks called Dana to ask him to fight Condit. I’m going to choose my words carefully here, but I think that he wanted a less dangerous fight in my opinion,” Ellenberger...

Feb 19, 2013 10:53 am

Dillashaw Replaces Gagnon Faces Tamura at UFC 158 | UFC NEWS

T.J. Dillashaw stepped up to fight bantamweight Issei Tamura at UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz on March 16 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Dillashaw replaced Mitch Gagnon (9-2) for the event. An undisclosed injury forced Gagnon out of the fight against Tamura. Dillashaw (6-1), who is the runner-up for “The Ultimate Fighter...

Jan 22, 2013 7:00 am

Exclusive: Alchemist Management Announces the Signing of Bec Hyatt

  Australian women’s MMA fighter Bec Hyatt’s last trip to the cage may have resulted in a loss, but because of her performance and her willingness to step up on short notice, she came out a winner. By accepting a strawweight title fight against Carla Esparza on just two weeks notice, Hyatt endeared herself to...

Jan 16, 2013 8:00 am

UFC Names 20 Stikeforce Fighters Who Are Headed To The Octagon | UFC NEWS

20 Strikeforce fighters have been named as newly signed UFC fighters. The news comes way of last nights UFC on FUEL TV’s “UFC Tonight”. While many names on the Strikeforce roster are not present on the announcement, such as the likes of Josh Barnett amongst others, the current list of imports is an impressive starting...