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Nov 15, 2013 12:33 pm

Dana White Announces Addition of New Women’s UFC 115-Pound Division

  UFC President Dana White (shown above with UFC women’s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey) announced Friday the plans to add a women’s flyweight division to the UFC.  White said the division, whose weight limit is 115 pounds, will be crucial to the promotion’s expansion internationally.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA UFC President Dana White announced...

Nov 5, 2013 11:14 am

UFC To Announce Alexander Gustafsson’s New Opponent Today

By Evan Stoumbelis UFC United Kingdom tweeted today that the UFC has officially found a new opponent for Alexander Gustafsson. The unnamed opponent will be announced tonight on BT Sport 1 at 9pm. Gustafsson was left without an opponent after Antonio ‘Lil Nog’ Nogueira pulled out of their fight due to a back injury. Below...

Aug 24, 2013 1:25 pm

UFC 166: Sarah Kaufman vs. Jessica Eye Booked

Two top ranked female combatants have agreed to square off in a UFC 166 match that will serve as both their promotional debuts. Former Strikeforce bantamweight champion, Sarah Kaufman, has agreed to face off with former Bellator fighter Jessica Eye. UFC 166: Velasquez vs. dos Santos III is set to take place on October 19,...

May 8, 2013 9:01 am

Dana White says UFC looking into new gloves

UFC 159 was one of the strangest events in the promotions history. The pay-per-view saw two technical decisions handed out as a result of accidental eye pokes, as well as a couple of gruesome injuries. UFC President Dana White talked about some potential new gloves during his appearance on ESPN 710-AM in Los Angeles on...

Apr 4, 2013 7:57 am

Nah-Shon Burrell replaces injured Amir Sadollah, faces Stephen Thompson at UFC 160

Amir Sadollah (6-4 MMA, 6-4 UFC) has been forced to withdraw from his fight against Stephen Thompson (6-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) at UFC 160 next month with an undisclosed injury. Stepping in for Sadollah will be Strikeforce veteran Nah-Shon Burrell (9-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC). Burrell made his octagon debut in February, scoring a unanimous decision...

Mar 21, 2013 4:01 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson Gives Injury Update, Talks Xbox, Training With a Legend & More | UFC News

UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson joined BJPENN.COM Radio on Wednesday, March 20 to discuss his career, rehabilitation from shoulder surgery earlier this month and what he expects when he returns to the Octagon. After suffering a torn labrum that forced him out of his schedule Flyweight title defense against John Moraga at the...

Feb 11, 2013 10:03 pm

Rumor: UFC Planning Cain vs Bigfoot Titlefight and JDS vs Overeem On May Card | UFC NEWS

@arielhelwani @danawhite just told us in The Temple Bar.. Cain v Big Foot and JDS v Reem in May! You heard it here first! #DanasInDublin — Ciaran Beegan (@cbeegan90) February 12, 2013 @danawhite #DanasInDublin twitter.com/cbeegan90/stat… — Ciaran Beegan (@cbeegan90) February 11, 2013 Dana White is currently in Dublin, Ireland for two days to receive a...

Jan 25, 2013 9:25 am

Who’s on the Hot Seat: UFC on Fox 6 Edition

  The UFC returns to Chicago with UFC on Fox 6: Johnson vs. Dodson, less than a year after holding their second Fox card in the same building. This card also marks a very quick turnaround from the last Fox card which was held in Seattle just seven weeks earlier. If this card is anywhere...

Dec 20, 2012 5:56 am

Robbie Lawler vs. Josh Koscheck targeted for UFC 157 | UFC News

Robbie Lawler will return to the UFC octagon for the first time in more than eight years when he meets former #1 contender Josh Koscheck this February. The bout with Josh Koscheck (17-6 MMA, 15-6 UFC) will serve as Robbie Lawler’s (19-9 MMA, 4-3 UFC) return to the 170 pound division. Lawler left the UFC...

Dec 19, 2012 12:32 pm

UFC 155: Max Holloway Steps Up To Replace McKenzie Against Garcia | UFC NEWS

Another injury has hit the UFC’s year-end-pay-per-view event. Cody McKenzie has been forced off the card with an injury and on just 10-days’ notice the 21-year-old, Max Holloway has agreed to step in and face Leonard Garcia. UFC officials announced the change via twitter just moments ago. UFC 155 is set to take place on...

Dec 17, 2012 12:11 pm

VIDEO | GSP vs. Diaz Promo | UFC NEWS

The Hype train has left the station. On the heels of the GSP vs. Diaz announcement, FlyWin Evolutions Ent. has put together this amazing promo video for the UFC 158 main event.

Dec 15, 2012 8:50 pm

Georges St. Pierre vs Nick Diaz official as UFC 158 headliner | UFC News

UFC officials confirmed today that former Strikeforce welterweight champ Nick Diaz (26-8 MMA, 7-5 UFC) will face current UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre (23-2 MMA, 17-2 UFC) in the main event of UFC 158, set for March 16th in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. GSP and Diaz were originally scheduled to fight in October of 2011 at UFC...

Dec 13, 2012 10:54 am

MacDonald gets his wish, rematch with Condit set for March 2013 | UFC News

Rory MacDonald (14-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) had one request after defeating B.J. Penn via unanimous decision last weekend in Seattle. He wanted a rematch with the man who handed him his first and only loss, Carlos Condit (28-6 MMA, 5-2 UFC). Yesterday it was announced that both MacDonald and Condit had been offered the fight, and according to sources,...

Dec 11, 2012 12:16 pm

Roy Nelson on VADA testing: “I’m just trying to clean up the sport.” | UFC News

Roy “Big Country”  Nelson has quest to make VADA testing more mainstream within the sport. He spoke with Steph Daniels last week when the Volunteer Anti-Doping Association (VADA)  proposal had been issued for 3 or 4 days with this to say: Lack of response from Mitrione on VADA testing proposal: “He told me, when we were on...

Dec 11, 2012 11:22 am

UFC on Fox 5 Prelims On FX Draw Solid TV Audience | UFC NEWS

UFC on FOX 5 preliminary card topped the 1-million viewers mark for the 8th time.  The FX broadcast followed  prelim fight on Facebook between Scott Jorgensen and John Albert, though that fight also made it to the FX broadcast following the 6 live fights averaging  1.2 million viewers.  That’s up from the 980,000 who tuned in...