Archive: ufc news

Apr 23, 2015 8:53 am

Ramsey Nijem vs. Erik Koch set for UFC on FOX 16

A lightweight bout featuring Ramsey Nijem taking on Erik Koch is the latest addition to July’s UFC on FOX 16 card in Chicago. UFC officals announced the booking yesterday. Erik Koch (14-4 MMA) will return to the cage for the first time since May of 2014, where he suffered a brutal TKO loss to Daron...

Apr 21, 2015 3:29 pm

Matt Brown vs. Tim Means set for UFC 189 in Las Vegas

A welterweight bout between Matt Brown and Tim Means is the latest addition to July’s UFC 189 fight card in Las Vegas. The fight was announced during America’s Pregame on Fox Sports 1. Matt Brown (19-13 MMA) will be looking to snap a two-fight losing skid when he meets Tim Means in Sin City. “The...

Apr 18, 2015 10:00 am

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC on FOX 15 Edition

UFC on FOX 15 goes down tonight night live from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The event is headlined by a key middleweight bout featuring former Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold taking on former UFC light heavyweight title holder Lyoto Machida. BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor recently sat down with former UFC and PRIDE veteran Phil...

Apr 16, 2015 1:59 am

Nikita Krylov vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima set for UFC Fight Night 69

A light heavyweight scrap featuring Nikita Krylov taking on Marcos Rogerio de Lima has been added to June’s UFC Fight Night 69 card in Berlin. UFC officials recently announced the bout. Nikita Krylov (18-4 MMA) will be looking to extend his current win streak to three when he faces de Lima this June in Germany....


Apr 10, 2015 6:24 am

Seo Hee Ham injured, Lisa Ellis now faces Bec Rawlings at UFC Fight Night 65

Seo Hee Ham (15-6 MMA) has been forced off of next month’s UFC Fight Night 65 fight card due to an injury. Ham’s planned opponent, Bec Rawlings (5-4 MMA), will now meet Lisa Ellis (15-9 MMA) at the May event. Bec Rawlings will be looking to earn her first UFC victory when she faces off...

Apr 10, 2015 5:56 am

Max Holloway: I’d Do Anything to Rematch McGregor

Featherweight contender Max Holloway (12-3 MMA) is the only UFC figther thus far to take “The Notorious” Conor McGregor to a decision inside of the octagon and he would give anything for a rematch: “I’d do anything for that rematch,” Holloway told MMAjunkie. “It’s going to happen. McGregor is a cool dude. He has nothing...

Apr 9, 2015 6:48 am

Frank Mir vs. Todd Duffee Booked As July Main Event

A heavyweight battle will headline July’s ‘UFC Fight Night 72’ event in San Diego, as UFC officials recently announced that former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir (17-9 MMA) will take on dangerous knockout artist Todd Duffee (9-2 MMA) in the card’s main event slot. Frank Mir recently snapped a four-fight losing skid by knocking out...

Apr 2, 2015 1:32 pm

Aldo Misses Flight, Gets Stuck In Ireland

For the past 2 weeks, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo (25-1 MMA) has been on the road promoting his UFC 189 title fight with Conor McGregor. The World Tour concluded with an appearance in Dublin yesterday, but unfortunately for Aldo he’s not home yet. Here is what the champ posted to his official instagram on...

Apr 2, 2015 1:28 pm

Gunnar Nelson vs. John Hathaway set for UFC 189

A welterweight bout between Gunnar Nelson (13-1-1 MMA) and John Hathaway (17-2 MMA) is the latest addition to July’s stacked UFC 189 card in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the fight yesterday. Gunnar Nelson is coming off the first loss of his mixed martial arts career, which he suffered to Rick Story this past October...

Apr 2, 2015 8:36 am

UFC 189 adds Brandon Thatch vs. John Howard

A welterweight bout between Brandon Thatch (11-2 MMA) and John Howard (22-11 MMA) is the latest addition to July’s UFC 189 card in Las Vegas. Brandon Thatch was last seen in action at February’s UFC Fight Night event in Colorado, where he suffered a fourth-round submission loss to former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson. The...

Mar 31, 2015 9:57 am

Dennis Bermudez vs. Jeremy Stephens set for UFC 189

July’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas just got its first non-title bout. UFC officials recently announced that featherweights Dennis Bermudez (14-4 MMA) and Jeremy Stephens (23-11 MMA) will throw down at the highly anticipated summer event. Dennis Bermudez was most recently seen in action at November’s UFC 180 event, where he suffered a first-round...

Mar 30, 2015 8:28 am

Report: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Glover Teixeira targeted for UFC Fight Night 69

A key light heavyweight battle is being targeted for June’s ‘UFC Fight Night 69’ event in Berlin, as Swedish website Kimura.se is reporting that a fight between former title challengers Alexander Gustafsson and Glover Teixeira is being setup by UFC officials. Alexander Gustafsson (16-3 MMA) was last seen in action at January’s ‘UFC on FOX...

Mar 28, 2015 1:23 pm

Coach Pederneiras: MMA without PEDs won’t be as spectacular

Andre Pederneiras is one of the greatest coaches in the sport of mixed martial arts. The founder of Nova Uniao has instructed some of the sports biggest stars including Jose Aldo, Renan Barao, Junior dos Santos, Pedro Rizzo and of course BJ Penn. Pederneiras recently spoke to Portal do Vale Tudo (as translated by Lucas...

Mar 28, 2015 1:21 pm

Anderson Silva: ‘Cocky’ fighters like Conor McGregor ‘can’t cross the line’

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has been travelling around the world in order to promote his July title fight with “The Notorious” Conor McGregor. The Brazilian standout and brash Irishman have been at each other’s throats for most of the World Tour and will finally get to settle their beef at the UFC 189 pay-per-view...

Mar 27, 2015 2:16 pm

Dana White: Dillashaw vs. Barao Rematch To Be Booked Soon

April’s UFC 186 event in Montreal took a huge hit earlier this week when news broke that current UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw had suffered a rib injury which would force him out of his scheduled main event rematch with former title holder Renan Barao. UFC President Dana White touched on Dillashaw’s injury during a...

Mar 27, 2015 2:21 am

Bill Goldberg Hosts “Top 10 Knockouts: Glory” Tonight

Former WCW and WWE Superstar Bill Goldberg is set to host “Top 10 Knockouts: GLORY Kickboxing” tonight on SPIKE TV, immediately following Bellator 135. As expected, the show will countdown the ten most devastating knockouts to take place in GLORY and it will lead to a preview of “GLORY 20: Dubai”. Check out the video...

Mar 26, 2015 7:28 am

Johnson vs. Horiguchi now headlines UFC 186 in Montreal

The UFC’s return to Montreal has a new headliner! UFC officials announced yesterday that a flyweight title fight betweeen current champ Demetrious Johnson and challenger Kyoji Horiguchi will now headline the April 25 event. The move comes shortly after news broke that UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw had suffered a rib injury forcing him out...

Mar 26, 2015 7:27 am

CEJUDO GETS MEXICO CITY WISH

Undefeated flyweight contender Henry Cejudo put on a dominant performance earlier this month in Dallas, when he defeated former title challenger Chris Cariaso at UFC 185 via unanimous decision. The 2008 Olympic wrestling gold medalist, Cejudo, is of Mexican heritage, and wants to be a part of UFC 188 in Mexico City: “I would love...

Mar 25, 2015 5:44 am

Gastelum moves up to middleweight, faces Marquardt at UFC 188

Kelvin Gastelum (10-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) is returning to the UFC’s middleweight division! “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 17 winner had missed the welterweight limit of 170-pounds in two of his past three fights, prompting the decision. In his return to middleweight, Gastelum will square off with former title challenger Nate Marquardt (33-14-2 MMA) at June’s...

Mar 24, 2015 7:49 am

McGregor: UFC 189 will compete with Mayweather and Pacquiao PPV buys

Boxing legends Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will square off in Sin City on May 2nd in what will likely be the biggest pay-per-view event of all time. With that said, UFC featherweight Conor McGregor believes his headlining title fight with Jose Aldo at July’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas will compete with the...