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Apr 30, 2013 10:59 am

PHOTO | UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman Official UFC Poster

UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman is set to go down from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada on 4th of July weekend. With fight night being just over two-months away the UFC has released the official event poster.

Apr 13, 2013 12:18 pm

John Makdessi vs Edson Barboza Added to UFC 162

Independence Day weekend just got that much better. The already impressive UFC 162 fight card has just added a lightweight war between John Makdessi (11-2) and Edson Barboza (11-1). Barboza is coming off a first round submission win over Lucas Martins in January. This made for a triumphant return after a huge upset loss (first...

Mar 29, 2013 9:40 am

Cub Swanson vs Dennis Siver Added to UFC 162 | UFC NEWS

Two UFC featherweight stand outs will come together, in what should make an exciting stand up battle, when Cub Swanson and Dennis Siver meet at UFC 162. Swanson, on a four fight win streak, and most recently coming off a very impressive victory over Dustin ‘The Diamond’ Poirier, is on the hunt for UFC gold...

Mar 13, 2013 7:07 pm

Ricardo Lamas vs. Korean Zombie Official for UFC 162 | UFC News

  Ricardo Lamas announced via his Twitter this evening that he will be facing Chan Sung Jung at UFC 162 on July 6th. The fight may have title implications but little is known about the fight besides its existence. Lamas is coming off of a TKO win over Erik Koch back in January. As for...

Mar 7, 2013 7:45 am

Mark Munoz vs. Tim Boetsch added to UFC 162 | UFC News

A middleweight match-up between Tim Boetsch (15-6 MMA, 7-4 UFC) and Mark Munoz (12-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC) is the latest addition to the UFC 162 card slated for July 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Boetsch returns to the octagon for the first time since suffering a TKO loss to fast-rising contender Constantinos Philippou at UFC...

Mar 6, 2013 11:22 am

Anderson Silva vs Chris Weidman Official For UFC 162 | UFC NEWS

It’s finally official! A UFC Middleweight Championship bout between Anderson Silva and challenger Chris Weidman has been set for the July 4th Pay-Per-View weekend in Las Vegas. Newsdays’ Mark La Monica broke the news via Twitter today while working in Albany alongside UFC  Lorenzo Fertitta, Chris Weidman, Ronda Rousey, and others pushing for the legalization...

Sep 27, 2017 4:10 pm

Four Massive Fights Are Slated for UFC 218 in Detroit

There has been tumbleweeds rustling down these MMA news streets lately. We’ve been holding our breaths waiting on fights to be announced and confirmed for UFC 218, but not just the fans and media have been pacing back and forth. Francis Ngannou has been searching for a fight ever since Junior dos Santos had to...

Sep 23, 2017 8:16 am

Pros react to Gokhan Saki’s impressive UFC debut

Kickboxing world champion Gokhan Saki made his highly-anticipated octagon debut at last night’s UFC Fight Night 117 event in Japan against Luis Henrique da Silva. After a wild opening few minutes, which saw both fighters have their moments, Saki was able to land a hook that absolutely floored Da Silva and put a stop to...

Sep 13, 2017 11:39 am

Thiago Alves Is Out of The Fight With Mike Perry at UFC Pittsburgh

This weekend, UFC Pittburgh goes down with a collection of some scrappy fights headlined by Luke Rockhold and David Branch. Unfortunately, there will be one less fight we can look forward to. Thiago Alves had to pull out of his fight with Mike Perry according to MMA Fighting. Right now the reasons are undisclosed, however...

Sep 13, 2017 8:41 am

Demetrious Johnson isn’t sure he can trust Ray Borg to show up at UFC 216

If things had gone according to plan, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson would have attempted his eleventh-straight title defense opposite Ray Borg in the main event of UFC 215 last weekend. Regrettably, Borg was forced out of this contest at the last minute, leaving the champ without a fight. Luckily, Johnson and Borg are being...

Sep 12, 2017 10:48 am

Demetrious Johnson worries he won’t be paid for UFC 215

If things had gone according to plan, dominant UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson would have taken on Ray Borg in the main event of UFC 215 this weekend. Regrettably, Borg was forced out of the fight with an illness at the very last minute, leaving Johnson without an opponent – and apparently, without a payday....

Sep 12, 2017 10:21 am

David Branch Says He’ll ‘Shut Down’ Luke Rockhold at UFC Pittsburgh

Creeping up on us after the last minute switch-out of UFC 215, UFC Pittsburgh is a sleeper card with some guaranteed killer fights. Headlining the card is former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold fighting David Branch. The welcome wagon continues for Branch, after getting a win over over Krzysztof Jotko at UFC 211. It was the...

Sep 12, 2017 9:04 am

Brian Stann explains why he left his UFC commentary gig

Earlier this summer, the MMA community was hit by the surprising news that former fighter Brian Stann, arguably the best commentator and analyst employed by the UFC, would be leaving his post with the organization. This coming week, he’ll take up a new position as a Chief Operating Officer of a company he has described...

Sep 8, 2017 10:35 am

UFC issues statement on Ray Borg’s illness and UFC 215 ticket refunds

The MMA community was struck with appalling news late Thursday. With less than 24 hours away from the UFC 215 weigh-ins, the main event UFC flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Ray Borg was canceled. The cancellation, first reported by Ariel Helwani for MMA Fighting, was due to Borg being ill and deemed unfit...

Sep 7, 2017 9:57 pm

UFC 215 main event featuring Demetrious Johnson vs. Ray Borg canceled

The UFC 215 main event featuring Demetrious Johnson and Ray Borg has been canceled just days before the event is set to take place in Edmonton, Canada. Late Thursday, Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting reported that Borg was forced out of the UFC flyweight title fight against Johnson due to illness. According to the report,...

Sep 7, 2017 1:24 pm

Neil Magny Voices Disappointment in Attempts to Organize UFC Fighters

In just a couple of days, Neil Magny welcomes Rafael dos Anjos into the welterweight division at UFC 215. However, it’s in-fighting between other UFC fighters that is also on his mind. He’s tried to convince his fellow UFC fighters to form an unofficial organization of support, but unfortunately it hasn’t prospered as much as...

Sep 7, 2017 10:22 am

Demetrious Johnson criticizes UFC for promoting ‘too many’ fight cards

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson feels like the UFC’s schedule of events is getting a little too busy. Speaking to the media during a recent scrum for his UFC 215 battle with Ray Borg, Johnson explained that he feels his upcoming fight hasn’t been properly promoted, and he believes that’s because the UFC has overextended...

Sep 7, 2017 7:33 am

With UFC contract nearing completion, Cris Cyborg has secured a boxing license

UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is now a licensed boxer in the state of California. The Brazilian juggernaut received her license on Wednesday, per a report from Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com. The timing of Cyborg’s being granted a boxing license is quite convenient, as her current UFC contract will wrap up in October. Because...

Sep 4, 2017 6:41 am

Brendan Schaub claims Conor McGregor is “steering the ship” in the UFC

Brendan Schaub has never been afraid to heap praise on UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor. On Saturday’s special UFC Rotterdam Fight Companion edition of The Joe Rogan experience, Schaub did just that once more, explaining the he believes McGregor will have an incredible amount of sway in future negotiations with new UFC owners WME-IMG. “Conor...

Sep 3, 2017 9:14 am

Jose Aldo wants spot on UFC 217, is willing to fight anybody

Jose Aldo is no longer the UFC featherweight champion, having come up short against Max Holloway in June, but he still wants to stay active. In fact, the former champ is eager to insert himself into the lineup for the stacked UFC 217, which goes down this November 4 inside New York’s Madison Square Garden....

Sep 2, 2017 2:45 pm

UFC Fighters react to Alexander Volkov’s TKO victory over Stefan Struve

Alexander Volkov picked up the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career today in Rotterdam, scoring a third-round TKO victory over Stefan Struve in the main event of UFC Fight Night 115. Struve looked sharp in the early stages of the fight, landing a variety of strikes including a flying knee which left Volkov...

Sep 1, 2017 11:25 am

BREAKING | Jon Jones Passed His Blood Test Right After UFC 214

It seems like there is a new development in the Jon Jones saga every single day. After allegedly popping for a steroid, we’ve been on an emotional roller coaster that started at heartbroken and is now twisting into the strange and unusual. His own teammate came out very early on claiming this had to be...

Aug 29, 2017 5:52 pm

The UFC Will Offer Refunds For Those Who Couldn’t Watch Mayweather vs McGregor

It was to be the biggest fight of the century. MMA’s double-belt poster boy strutting into the Octagon against Floyd Mayweather, the king of boxing. It was a fight that you could throw in “record-breaking” before anything you said about it and you could be right. There was one big problem though, a ton of...

Aug 29, 2017 4:19 pm

UFC officials announce main and co-main events for UFC 216

The octagon will return to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas this October for UFC 216. The pay-per-view fight card, which takes place Saturday October 7, will be headlined by a previously announced interim lightweight title fight between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee. Kevin Lee is currently riding a five-fight win streak, his latest being a...

Aug 10, 2017 12:50 pm

Report: Anderson Silva rescheduled for matchup at UFC China event

The MMA community has been patiently waiting for the return of the former middleweight king Anderson Silva. On Thursday, Damon Martin reporting for FloCombat stated that their sources confirmed that the former UFC middleweight champion is being targeted to fight Kelvin Gastelum at the UFC Shanghai card, which will be the first UFC event taking...

Jul 4, 2017 8:47 am

UFC was targeting Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva 3 in Brazil

Nearly four years after their first encounter in the Octagon at UFC 162 in 2013, The UFC was looking to cash in on the possibility of a Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva trilogy fight in Brazil. When the two met four years ago on July 6th, Wediman was an undefeated contender with a 9-0 professional...