Magomedov-Odoms off UFC 177, Edwards-Medeiros moved to main card
UFC 177 JUST KEEPS GETTING BETTER! UFC newcomer Richard Odoms (8-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has been forced out of his heavyweight fight against Ruslan Magomedov (12-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) later this month. UFC officials announced the news on Monday and said no replacement will be sought for Magomedov for the card. Instead, he’ll be booked for a future show.
Pic: 'Heartbroken' War Machine Breaks His Silence On Christy Mack Attack
War Machine may be wanted by police in connection with his alleged assault against ex-girlfriend Christy Mack (details), as well as another unnamed third party, but that hasn't stopped him from professing his undying love on social media. But judging by this report, sometimes love just ain't enough. Click here for a bigger version of the pic.
Fedor Still Training, Says Cain Is Ideal Match Up
When Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Cain Velasquez defeated Brock Lesnar to win the 265-pound strap at the UFC 121 pay-per-view (PPV) way back in 2010, the newly-crowned kingpin was asked who he believed was his "ideal match up."
Whatever Happened To The UFC?
Excellent article on Deadspin today regarding the UFC's current direction.
by Tim Marchman
Imagine if the NBA added 30 expansion teams over the next two years, and then sent out a favored reporter to lecture the public about how true fans should appreciate the diminished quality of play. This sounds impossibly stupid, and yet it's more or less what's happening in one increasingly dim corner of the sports world.
This Saturday, the UFC will run a card in Auckland, New Zealand, to be broadcast on their online subscription service. The main event will feature New Zealander James Te Huna, who's lost two straight, and Nate Marquardt, who's lost three straight; the rest of the card isn't much more inspiring.