506 Search Results for ufc 166

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...

Feb 7, 2017 10:31 am

Ahead of UFC 208, Holly Holm determined not to be defined by single Ronda Rousey win

In November of 2015, a largely unheralded Holly Holm shocked the world by clubbing the seemingly unbeatable Ronda Rousey with a second-round head-kick. This massive upset win immediately changed the landscape of the women’s bantamweight division, and really, the landscape of the sport of MMA as a whole. Since this career-changing knockout of Rousey, however,...

Dec 31, 2016 11:57 am

MMA community pays tribute to Mike Goldberg after quiet UFC 207 sendoff

Friday evening in Las Vegas, longtime UFC commentator Mike Goldberg called his final event for the UFC. Leading up to the fight, there were numerous reports that the event would be Goldberg’s last. Those reports came after UFC President Dana White stated that he was working to put together a ‘dream team’ of commentary. While...

Dec 27, 2016 8:43 pm

Josh Barnett fails out-of-competition drug test, UFC releases statement

News surfaced Tuesday evening that UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett had failed a USADA drug test earlier this month. According to UFC.com, Barnett failed a random out-of-competition drug test on December 9th. Unfortunately, this is the third time Barnett has failed a drug test during his time with the UFC. In 2001, Barnett failed his first...

Dec 23, 2016 2:17 pm

Dan Hardy expecting final verdict on UFC return in January

It’s been a long and emotional journey for former UFC welterweight title challenger Dan Hardy. In the midst of a 2-fight win streak that saw him KO Duane Ludwig, and then pick up a unanimous decision win over Air Sadollah in 2012, Hardy was surprisingly pulled from his UFC on FOX 7 scrap with Matt...

Dec 18, 2016 12:06 pm

UFC Fighters react to Mickey Gall submitting Sage Northcutt

UFC welterweight prospect Mickey Gall was able to score another submission victory at UFC on FOX 22 last night in Sacramento, this after he forced fellow prospect Sage Northcutt to tapout to a rear-naked choke hold in the evenings co-main event. Following the victory, Gall revealed that he plans on moving down to the UFC...

Dec 17, 2016 7:21 pm

VIDEO | Watch Michelle Waterson put Paige VanZant to sleep at UFC on FOX 22

A key women’s strawweight tilt between Paige VanZant and Michelle Waterson served as the main event of tonight’s UFC on FOX 22 fight card in Sacramento, California. Michelle Waterson was able to dominate VanZant in tonight’s main event, eventually securing a fight-ending rear-naked choke in the very first-round. Check out the finish below: With her...

Dec 17, 2016 4:02 pm

UFC on FOX 22 Results: Colby Covington defeats Bryan Barberena (Highlights)

A welterweight bout between Bryan Barberena and Colby Covington took place during today’s UFC on FOX 22 prelims in Sacramento, California. Round one begins and Colby throws a high kick that is partially blocked. Bryan fires back with a low kick and then another. Covington misses with a left and then shoots in for a...

Nov 4, 2016 12:04 pm

UFC vet Tom Lawlor notified of potential USADA anti-doping violation

News surfaced late Thursday evening that UFC veteran ‘Filthy’ Tom Lawlor had been notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation stemming from a random out-of-competition drug test last month. Lawlor, who has spent the better part of his 17-fight MMA career under the UFC banner, racking up a 6-5 record over the past 8 years,...

Oct 25, 2016 7:49 pm

Alan Jouban and UFC on FOX 22 opponent Mike Perry go at it on Twitter

Mike Perry has only fought twice in the UFC, but “Platinum” has certainly made his presence felt. With two knockouts in as many octagon appearances, Perry took to Twitter to stir the pot with Alan Jouban, who will take on Perry at UFC on FOX 22 on December 17. See for yourself how their Twitter...

Oct 25, 2016 6:23 pm

Michael Bisping says he has verbally agreed to fight at UFC 206

Earlier this week Chris Taylor of BJPENN.com reported that current UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping was being targeted to fight at December’s UFC 206 pay-per-view event in Toronto. I spoke to one of Michael Bisping's coaches who told me thatthe UFC is targeting the champ to return at #UFC206 in Toronto, Canada. — Chris Taylor...

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: Sign me...

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...