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Jul 24, 2013 7:07 am

Luke Rockhold vs. Tim Boetsch Targeted For UFC 166

A middleweight clash between Luke Rockhold and Tim Boetsch is reportedly set for UFC 166 according to ESPN.com Both fighters are coming off of losses and will use this fight as a jumping-off point to re-enter the stacked middleweight rankings in an attempt to gain contender status. Rockhold last fought Vitor Belfort in May, losing...

Jul 22, 2013 7:12 pm

Nelson, Cormier Set For UFC 166 Co-Main Event

Fan favorite Roy Nelson has re-signed with the UFC and has also inked a blockbuster fight. The Houston Chronicle first reported, and then it was later confirmed by the UFC, that Nelson will face fellow top-10 heavyweight Daniel Cormier in the co-main event of UFC 166. Cormier is 12-0 and pushed hard for the fight...

Jul 19, 2013 9:54 am

Quick Twitt | Cormier & Nelson Draft Up Their Own Contract For UFC 166 Fight

Taking things into their owns hands, Both Roy Nelson and Daniel Cormier have drafted and executed a bout agreement for UFC 166. Check it out: @dc_mma What are you waiting for uncle @danawhite permisssion because I am ready!! #FB — Roy Nelson (@roynelsonmma) July 18, 2013 Here you go @roynelsonmma , u get the idea....

Jul 15, 2013 9:27 am

Cormier vs. ‘Big Country’ Being Considered For UFC 166

In what is being reported as his last fight in the heavyweight division, Daniel Cormier is likely to face one of his many rivals in Roy Nelson at UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III. UFC 166 is set to take place on October 19 from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Cormier has mentioned...


Jul 13, 2013 12:29 pm

Ferguson vs. Rio Set for UFC 166 in Houston

By JAKE CHASTAIN | News broke Friday night (July 12th) that a lightweight battle between two TUF competitors is set to go down this fall in Houston, Texas. UFC officials have announced that TUF 13 winner Tony Ferguson will be going to war with TUF 15 contestant Mike Rio at UFC 166 on October 19th, 2013...

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...

Jul 3, 2013 2:20 pm

Nate Marquardt to Meet Hector Lombard at Welterweight at UFC 166

Two fighters coming off losses and both in the early stages of their respective welterweight careers, will do battle at UFC 166. Ariel Helwani reported the news earlier today that UFC veteran and former Strikeforce welterweight champion, Nate Marquardt would do battle against former Bellator middleweight champion Hector Lombard. For Marquardt, a knockout loss marked...

Jun 18, 2013 1:10 pm

UFC 166 Odds: Velasquez Opens Up as Favorite over Dos Santos in Trilogy Fight

UFC heavyweight champion has something to prove at UFC 166 as he faces off against former champion and era-rival, Junior dos Santos at UFC 166. Velasquez looks to defeat dos Santos for the second time in a row as he took his title back at UFC 155 as he defeated the Brazilian former champ via...

Jun 13, 2013 3:01 pm

Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos Targeted for UFC 166 Main Event in Houston

  The third in a trilogy of exciting heavyweight title fights is now targeted for the main event of UFC 166 as heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (12-1) defends his title for the second time against former UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos (16-2). Dana White told members of the media during a scrum for UFC...

Sep 23, 2016 4:48 pm

UFC Fight Night 95 Finalized Lineup

Tomorrow night, the UFC will return to Brasilia, Brazil with UFC Fight Night 95. The card’s main event will see reigning Invicta featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino make her sophomore UFC appearance opposite Sweden’s Lina Lansberg. The two will meet at a catchweight of 140 lbs. Cyborg, who had a brutal time cutting down to...

Sep 21, 2016 11:26 am

UFC Fight Pass Twitter account takes shot at Tyron Woodley?

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has had a bit of a rough time since becoming UFC welterweight champion. Woodley knocked out Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC 201 in July, however according to ‘The Chosen One’ he hasn’t been celebrated as a champion. After winning the belt, Woodley revealed in an interview that...

Sep 9, 2016 3:45 pm

VIDEO | Jessica Eye gets physical and pushes Bethe Correia at UFC 203 weigh-ins

Jessica Eye SHOVES Bethe Correia halfway across the #UFC203 weigh in stage! https://t.co/Sacc0V8l3V — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) September 9, 2016 Things really got heated up at the fan and media weigh-ins for UFC 203 late on Friday. A scrappy UFC women’s bantamweight matchup between former title contender Bethe Correia and Jessica Eye takes place...

Aug 28, 2016 1:58 pm

Multiple UFC strawweights call out Paige VanZant following her UFC on FOX 21 win

UFC strawweight star Paige VanZant scored a highlight reel knockout win over Bec Rawlings at last night’s UFC on FOX 21 event in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Following the impressive victory, which earned Paige a $50k performance bonus, multiple UFC strawweight competitors took to social media to express their interest in fighting VanZant: https://twitter.com/TeciaTorres/status/769701947289010176 Ok,...

Aug 9, 2016 3:37 pm

UFC fighter flagged by USADA, won’t face suspension

News surfaced this week that ‘Ultimate Fighter: China’ winner Ning Guangyou failed a drug test for Clanbuterol. The failed drug test stems from a random out-of-competition drug test back in May. Interestingly enough, Guangyou will not be suspended for the infraction given that since 2011, WADA has been aware that failed drug tests for Clanbuterol...

Jul 11, 2016 10:37 am

MMA community reacts to the sale of the UFC

A new chapter in the book of sports started on Monday when the UFC released an official statement regarding the sale of the most prominent mixed martial arts promotion in the world. Zuffa also emailed the fighters on their roster a statement regarding the sale and the MMA community reacted in different ways. Here is...

Jul 6, 2016 7:51 pm

VIDEO | Joe Lauzon & Diego Sanchez share a special moment before UFC 200

Diego Sanchez & Joe Lauzon are known to be two of the biggest fan favorite fighters. In addition, whenever both men step into the Octagon, fans know that they are in for a treat. During fight-week, Joe Lauzon and Diego Sanchez gave a tandem interview, and had nothing but respect for one another. Check out...

Jun 13, 2016 12:32 pm

UFC paying to lobby against the Muhammad Ali Extension Act

What is the Muhammed Ali Boxing Reform Act you ask? The Muhammed Ali Boxing Reform Act is a law that was enacted in 2000 to help protect the rights, fairness and financial welfare of boxers. According to the FTC, “this Act, amending the Professional Boxing Safety Act of 1996, specifies that a sanctioning organization may...

May 27, 2016 10:49 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg trolls Ronda Rousey, calls her out for UFC 205

“Running Man challenge…all the way to New York! Share this post if you want to see this fight @ufc ‪#‎ufc205‬!!!” The ‘Running Man Challenge’ has been taking over the internet recently, with UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones even taking the challenge twice! On the heels of her successful UFC debut at UFC 198...

May 14, 2016 9:36 pm

Video | Demian Maia submits Matt Brown at UFC 198

Former UFC middleweight title challenger Demian Maia scored a submission victory over Matt Brown at last night’s UFC 198 event in Curitiba, Brazil. Grappling beast Demian Maia does it again! A beautiful rear naked choke gets him a win over Matt Brown. #UFC198 https://t.co/MxEyI0fMj1 — FS1 (@FS1) May 15, 2016 The win, which occurred in...

May 11, 2016 5:13 pm

Report: UFC targeting Cole Miller to fight BJ Penn at UFC 199

Late Tuesday, BJPENN.COM released news that Dennis Siver was out of the scheduled UFC 199 featherweight bout with BJ Penn after suffering an injury leading up to the fight. While the UFC has yet to make any official announcement regarding a new opponent for UFC 199, our namesake BJ Penn obviously knows what fights are...

Apr 28, 2016 9:08 am

Cain Velasquez reacts to Conor McGregor’s standoff with the UFC

While many fans and members of the MMA community are taking sides in Conor McGregor’s standoff with the UFC, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez offers an interesting perspective on things. Velasquez, who won the UFC heavyweight championship twice and defended it twice, understands the promo work that a champion must do, and thus offered...

Apr 2, 2016 8:00 am

Norman Parke announces release from the UFC

While yesterday was in fact April Fools Day, lightweight Norman Parke took to Facebook to announce that he had been released from the UFC following his decision loss against Rustam Khabilov at ‘UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Bisping’ back in February. Parke, the ‘TUF Smashes’ winner, compiled a 5-3-1 record inside the Octagon during his...

Mar 31, 2016 1:44 pm

PHOTO | Georges St. Pierre training at Tristar, UFC 200 return imminent?

Recently it was announced that the UFC had booked Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II for the main event of UFC 200, and Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar for an interim featherweight fight. The UFC then posted a photo counting down the days to UFC 200, using a photo of Georges St. Pierre, leading many...

Mar 10, 2016 4:34 pm

Chael Sonnen: Nate Diaz was 14-15 pounds heavier than Conor McGregor at UFC 196

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen claims that Nate Diaz was a lot heavier than Conor McGregor when the two squared off in the main event of UFC 196 this past Saturday. Here is what the “American Gangster” had to say during his most recent “You’re Welcome” podcast episode: “It was really quite incredible. I thought...

Jan 25, 2016 9:24 am

Chris Weidman on Herb Dean at UFC 194 Loss: ‘He did a good job’

Former champ Chris Weidman gives his point of view on the stoppage that ended his title reign as middleweight champ at UFC 194. The Rockhold camp and Javier Mendez felt that the fight needed to be stopped much sooner. Weidman sits down with MMA hour to discuss the stoppage, a -quote via MMA Fighting.com-: “I...

Dec 24, 2015 10:09 am

UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos flexes on Monster Energy

It could be an attempt to try and pick up the partner energy drink of the UFC as a sponsor, or a simple way to show them who is boss. UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos took it Monster Energy by directing a tweet to the company and the company’s “Combat Sports Manager” Hans Molenkamp....