UFC Fight Night 72 post-fight facts: Michael Bisping now third in all-time UFC wins
UFC Fight Night 72 took place Saturday in Scotland, and in the FOX Sports 1-televised headliner, Michael Bisping (27-7 MMA, 17-7 UFC) outpointed Thales Leites (25-5 MMA, 10-4 UFC) with strikes for a split-decision victory in Glasgow.
“The Count” has been with the UFC longer than most, and his resume reflects many accomplishments. His victory over Leites moved the Englishman up the all-time wins list, as well as several other notable categories...
Daniel Cormier vs. Alexander Gustafsson headlines UFC 192 in Houston on October 3
Daniel Cormier got what he wanted.
The newly minted UFC light heavyweight champion was hoping his first title defense would be in Houston, which is not too far from where he grew up in Lafayette, La. Cormier's wish was granted.
"DC" will take on Alexander Gustafsson in the main event of UFC 192 on Oct. 3 in Houston, the UFC announced Saturday during the UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Leites broadcast on FOX Sports 1.
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In wake of McGregor-mania, here are Europe's other best young hopes for UFC gold
What a startling statistic it is that, since the turn of 2015, the number of European fighters to have won UFC titles over the course of its 22-year history has doubled.
When Poland’s Joanna Jedrzejczyk dethroned Carla Esparza as the women’s strawweight champion of UFC 185’s co-main event in March, she became the continent’s third titleholder. It had been just shy of a decade since Andrei Arlovski had beaten Paul Buentello to unify the promotion’s heavyweight title all the way back at UFC 55...
Aldo vs. McGregor being considered for Cowboys Stadium
The UFC has their sights set on a date and venue for the highly anticipated Featherweight title bout between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor. With the MGM Grand being booked on December 5th with a Bocelli concert, the UFC is looking at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas as the potential venue for the blockbuster unification title bout. Nothing's official, but it looks like UFC 194 may have its venue and headliner.
Manager confirms Fedor return, expects top 10 opponent
On Tuesday rumors surfaced that the greatest heavyweight in mixed martial arts history, The Lasst Emperor, Fedor Emelianko was returning. Now it was been confirmed, by Fedor's longtime manager Vadim Finkelchtein.
"It was unexpected," said Vadim to Karim Zidan for BloodyElbow.com. "I was trying to convince Fedor to come back for about year or two, but then gave up this idea. And about a week or two ago he told me he is thinking about coming back to sport. I am happy about that."
MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko is coming out of retirement
PRIDE legend Fedor Emelianenko is coming out of retirement and will be competing in Mixed Martial Arts once again.
Fedor Emelianenko seemed to have closed the book on his storied MMA career when he announced his retirement in 2012. Three years later though, and the legendary PRIDE champion has decided to write a new chapter as he will be coming back to active mixed martial arts competition.