Ireland's Paul Redmond signs for the UFC, meets Mirsad Bektic in Sweden on Jan 24th
If the signing of Joseph Duffy by the UFC on Wednesday wasn't enough, then there has been another huge development for Irish MMA as the UFC have announced that submission specialist Paul Redmond has signed and will step in to replace Alan Omer against Mirsad Bektic at UFC on Fox 14 in Sweden later this month in the first outing of a 4-fight deal. Severe MMA first broke the news earlier this afternoon.
Rory MacDonald vs Hector Lombard In The Works For UFC 186
Verbal agreements are in place that will see Rory MacDonald take on Hector Lombard at UFC 186 in Montreal, Canada. A source close to the situation revealed the news to Vendetta Fighter this evening. It’s unknown at this time if the fight will serve as the main or co-main event — that will depend on if the UFC can add a title fight to the card or not.