Archive: UFC 176

Jul 10, 2014 6:37 am

Eight Fights From UFC 176 Moved to Other Events

Since officially losing UFC 176, the UFC has been steadily finding new ways to present the fights from the card. So far, more than half of the fights have been relocated to other events scattered across August and September. Below is a list of fights that have recently found a new home. Ronaldo Souza vs....

Jul 9, 2014 9:45 am

Fertitta Explains UFC 176 Cancellation

After the announcement of the postponement of UFC 176, chairman and CEO, Lorenzo Fertitta joins FOX Sports Live to explain why and when to look for it to be rescheduled for.

Jul 8, 2014 7:07 pm

UFC 176: Mendes vs. Aldo Cancelled

UFC 176: Mendes vs. Aldo II has been cancelled after Jose Aldo withdrew from the fight with a neck and shoulder injury. The bout was scheduled to take place August 2nd at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The UFC said all of the fights that had been scheduled for the event would be shifted...

Jul 8, 2014 1:46 pm

UFC 176 Ticket Pre-Sale Numbers High Despite Aldo’s Injury

The rematch between Chad Mendes and Jose Aldo was supposed to take place August 2nd at UFC 176, however Jose Aldo suffered a neck and shoulder injury during training and will no longer be able to fight on the card. Dana White said this past Sunday that the fight will “eventually” happen, given that Aldo...

Jul 6, 2014 11:01 pm

Dana White: Aldo/Mendes Could Still Happen

Frankie Edgar put on an impressive display against BJ Penn tonight and escaped the octagon in good shape. Social media started speculating the possibility of Frankie Edgar stepping in to save the UFC 176 card by facing Chad Mendes in the new main-event, but the UFC President hushed those rumors quickly. Dana White confirmed during...

Jul 5, 2014 11:13 pm

Ronda Rousey: Injuries Were Preexisting, Knee Surgery for Maintenance

Ronda Rousey may have defeated challenger Alexis Davis in less than twenty seconds, but she will still have to sit on the sidelines for some nagging injuries she suffered in the past. During the fight, Ronda Rousey landed an overhand right that tore open an existing cut on her knuckle. She went into the details...

Jul 5, 2014 11:03 pm

White on UFC 176 Issues: I Don’t Want to Think About That Right Now…

With the recent injury of UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo, UFC 176 is in some real trouble. The next pay-per-view for the Ultimate Fighting Championship lost its main-event and the draw-factor for the card has decreased as a result of it. As it stands, the new main-event would be Ronaldo Souza vs. Gegard Mousasi which...

Jun 25, 2014 12:40 pm

‘Money’ Still Pissed Over Aldo Fence Grab In First Encounter

“It sucks looking back on it. I’ve watched that fight multiple times, and it pisses me off every time. I mean, that definitely would have changed at least the first round… We’re definitely going to be talking to the refs beforehand this time, and I’m really going to be working on getting takedowns out in...

Jun 20, 2014 12:37 pm

Chad Mendes Prepping For Aldo Leg Kicks With Brutal “Leg Toughening Regimen”

One of Jose Aldo’s most feared weapons is his low kicks. The UFC featherweight champion has dispatched several opponents with them, including Team Alpha Male founder Urijah Faber. Chad Mendes will be ready, or at least he’s preparing to be. The two fighters will square off in August in the UFC 176 main event.

Jun 20, 2014 6:33 am

Mendes: Jose Aldo Has Not Evolved

“Honestly, watching his last fights, I couldn’t see any sign of evolution. He basically bets on what he is good and he’s doing always the same things. I think that this fight will be excited to the fans because of that, since I have completely changed. There are so much things that I’ve learned in...

Jun 18, 2014 6:01 am

Gegard Mousasi vs. ‘Jacare’ Souza set for UFC 176 co-main event

A key middleweight bout has been added to August’s UFC 176 event in Los Angeles, as UFC officials announced today that Gegard Mousasi will meet Ronaldo Souza in the evenings co-main event. Gegard Mousasi (35-4-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) was last seen in action in the main event of “UFC Fight Night 41” in Berlin, where...

Jun 12, 2014 6:32 am

Danny Castillo vs. Tony Ferguson Set For UFC 176

  UFC officials announced another fight for the UFC 176 event. Lightweights, Danny Castillo and Tony Ferguson will meet in the octagon. It’s not yet known if the fight will take place on the preliminary card or main card. Castillo has won 6 of his last 8 fights and is coming off of possibly his...

Jun 12, 2014 5:20 am

Jose Aldo Predicts Same Outcome For Mendes in Rematch

UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo has his hands full in his upcoming rematch against Chad ‘Money’ Mendes. But the champ predicts the same outcome as their first fight. (A first round KO) Jose Aldo on if Chad Mendes is the same fighter he fought the first time: “Each fight is a fight. We try to evolve...

Jun 12, 2014 5:16 am

Chad Mendes: ‘I will beat Jose Aldo and make history’

Last night Chad Mendes discussed his upcoming rematch against the champ, Jose Aldo. His words: Chad Mendes on his rematch with Jose Aldo: “When I fought him in the first time, I had two fights in the UFC. I’d say 90 percent of my game was wrestling. My game plan was to go out there, take...

Jun 10, 2014 8:11 am

Lorenz Larkin Meets Derek Brunson At UFC 176

Middleweights Lorenz Larkin and Derek Brunson are set to square off at UFC 176 on August 2nd at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Lorenz Larkin is coming off a KO loss to Costas Philippou on May 10th. Prior to that Larkin dropped a decision to Brad Tavares. The former Strikeforce veteran is looking to...

Jun 9, 2014 1:26 pm

Abel Trujillo vs. Bobby Green set for UFC 176 in Los Angeles

UFC officials announced today that a lightweight tilt between Abel Trujillo (12-5 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and Bobby Green (22-5 MMA, 3-0 UFC) is the latest addition to August’s UFC 176 fight card in Los Angeles. Abel Trujillo was originally scheduled to fight Myles Jury later this month at UFC Fight Night 44, but Jury was...

May 30, 2014 5:30 am

Duane Ludwig Stays With T.A.M. To Train Mendes For Aldo Bout

By Evan Stoumbelis Duane “Bang” Ludwig, the mastermind behind Team Alpha Male’s success, may be leaving the famous team to go open his own gym in Colorado, but that doesn’t mean he won’t train Chad Mendes for his title bout with Jose Aldo at UFC 176 on August 2nd. “Bang” spoke with Ariel Helwani on...

May 20, 2014 7:29 am

Fabricio Camoes vs. Gray Maynard set for UFC 176

UFC officials announced today that a lightweight bout between Gray “The Bully” Maynard and Fabricio Camoes is the latest addition to August’s UFC 176 event in Los Angeles. Gray Maynard (11-3-1 MMA, 9-3-1 UFC) is coming off back-to-back first-round TKO losses which he suffered to opponents Nate Diaz and TJ Grant respectively. The former two-time lightweight...

May 5, 2014 5:28 pm

Bethe Correia draws ‘Four Horsewomen’ member Shayna Baszler at UFC 176

Ask and you shall receive. Following her victory over Jessamyn Duke at last month’s UFC 172 event in Baltimore, undefeated women’s bantamweight fighter Bethe Correia (8-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) held up four fingers to indicate “The Four Horsewomen,” and then lowered one to signal both her win, as well as her intentions. Today, UFC officials announced that Bethe will...

May 5, 2014 6:54 am

Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes 2 headlines UFC 176 in L.A.

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo (24-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC) will once again defend his title against #1 contender Chad “Money” Mendes (16-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC), as UFC officials announced yesterday that the 145-pound rematch will serve as the headlining bout of this summer’s UFC 176 event in Los Angeles. Chad Mendes first challenged Jose Aldo...