UFC News - Page 23
Do you have a hot MMA story or news item that you have found and would like to share? Simply read the instructions, then post it to our MMA News Share Forum to have it display here for the community to read on this page.
Charles Oliveira injured, out of UFC 166 fight with Jeremy Larsen
Charles Oliveira will no longer compete at UFC 166.
Caol Uno wants to return to the UFC
If he wins this weekend that is three in a row including a win over Anthony Avila who was 11-1 when Uno beat him.
B.J. Penn Brings in Mike Dolce to Assist in Making 145 Pounds to Face Frankie Edgar
Former two-division UFC champion B.J. Penn has brought in nutritionist Mike Dolce to assist in making the cut to the 145-pound weight class.
Siyar Bahadruzada vs. John Howard added to December's UFC 168 event
A welterweight matchup between Afghani slugger Siyar Bahadurzada and John "Doomsday" Howard is the latest addition to December's UFC 168 event.
Shane Del Rosario meets Guto Inocente at UFC 168 in Las Vegas
A UFC newcomer will try to become the latest fighter to keep Shane Del Rosario from his first victory in the promotion. Del Rosario (11-2 MMA, 0-2 UFC) will meet Guto Inocente (6-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) in December at the UFC's year-end card in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the heavyweight fight on Friday. UFC 168 takes place Dec. 28 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and Facebook. Del Rosario vs. Inocente likely will be part of the prelims.
Jon Jones-Glover Teixeira, Mir-Overeem top UFC 169 on Super Bowl weekend
It was the hot likelihood, and now it's a done deal: Jon Jones will defend his light heavyweight title on Super Bowl weekend against Glover Teixeira. The title fight between Jones (19-1 MMA, 13-1 UFC) and Teixeira (22-2 MMA, 5-0 UFC) will headline what now will be the UFC 169 pay-per-view on Feb. 1 at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. In addition, a heavyweight bout between former UFC champ Frank Mir (16-8 MMA, 14-8 UFC) and former Strikeforce champ Alistair Overeem (36-13 MMA, 1-2 UFC) has been moved from UFC 167 in November and may wind up serving as the card's co-main event, though that is not yet official. The news was reported Thursday night by Newsday and later confirmed by UFC officials.
Robert Drysdale meets Cody Donovan at UFC 167 in Las Vegas
After a delay, Robert Drysdale finally is re-set for his UFC debut. Drysdale, a Brazilian jiu-jitsu standout, will meet Cody Donovan in a light heavyweight bout at UFC 167.
Ben Rothwell suspended nine months by UFC for elevated testosterone levels following UFC 164 victory
UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell may have defeated Brandon Vera at UFC 164 in August by TKO, but his victory isn't now without a blemish. UFC has suspended Rothwell nine months following word via written letter from the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services that while Rothwell had a Therapuetic Use Exemption (TUE) for Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT), the amount of testosterone was beyond allotted levels. MMA Junkie was the first to report the news.
Cody McKenzie returns to lightweight, meets Sam Stout at UFC on FOX 9
The card for the UFC's return to Sacramento is one step closer to being complete with the addition of a lightweight bout to the card. Cody McKenzie (14-3 MMA, 3-3 UFC) will return to 155 pounds after a two-fight stint at featherweight and will meet Sam Stout (19-9-1 MA, 8-8 UFC) on the show.
Bobby Voelker vs. William 'Patolino' Macario added to UFC 168 in Vegas
The UFC's year-end fight card continues to fill up following the addition of a welterweight bout between Bobby Voelker (24-10 MMA, 0-2 UFC) and William Macario (6-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC). UFC officials today announced the bout.
Bjorn Rebney responds to Dana White's 'no value' Bellator slam
It may have been the case for years there was no war of words between UFC President Dana White and Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney, those days are seemingly long since over. During a recent press scrum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to promote the rematch between UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva, White was asked by the local media if he'd ever be interested in purchasing Bellator MMA...
UFC Contender Cat Zingano Will Undergo Stem Cell Procedure for Left Knee
Top ranked UFC bantamweight challenger Cat Zingano has been out of action for several months due to an injury to her right knee. That injury is on the mend, but it has led to issues with her left knee, for which Zingano will have a procedure on Thursday. “I am about three and a half months out (from the original injury),” Zingano said on UFC Tonight. “I went to my doctor on Monday. He said that I’m right on track, so I should be coming back in another four months, something like March or April.” That is, of course, as long as the issues with her left knee can be rectified within that same time frame, which her doctor believes is the case...
UFC 168 Fight Card Continues to Grow with Addition of Jim Miller vs. Fabricio Camoes
The UFC 168 fight card continues to fill up with Wednesday’s addition of a lightweight bout pitting Jim Miller vs. Fabricio Camoes. UFC officials announced the bout...
Robert Whittaker vs. Brian Melancon added to UFC Fight Night 33 in Australia
"The Ultimate Fighter: Team Australia vs. Team U.K." winner Robert Whittaker will soon attempt to get back on the winning track on home turf.
Chuck Liddell doesn't want to watch Georges St. Pierre 'playing it safe'
UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell understands why some UFC champions are "playing it safe", but it's not something he wants to watch.
Court says UFC lawsuit against New York state can proceed
A small defeat by way of the dismissal of their claim that New York's ban on MMA violate's the UFC's first amendment rights was followed by a victory as the court ruled that the case can proceed given the state's changing positions on the sport.
Reebok extends deal with Johny Hendricks in advance of UFC 167 title fight
UFC welterweight Johny Hendricks will bring a big brand into his corner for his upcoming fight with champion Georges St-Pierre.
Thales Leites replaces Rafael Natal, faces Ed Herman at UFC 167
In the wake of a middleweight shuffle that left Ed Herman without an opponent at UFC 167, Thales Leites has stepped up to fight.
Joe Rogan Blasts 10 Point Must System In MMA
“Scoring is very flawed. It’s flawed in a bunch of different ways. The biggest reason it’s flawed is because of the 10-Point Must system which was adopted from boxing. That might work in a 12-round fight. 12, three minute rounds is very different than three, five minute rounds. Three, five minute rounds, you’re going 10-9 on rounds that either guy could win and then the next round a guy could get taken down, busted up, dropped, and you score that a 10-9 as well. That makes no f—ing sense. The system in place right now, the scoring system, is from boxing and they need to develop one just for MMA. “The (athletic commissions) don’t do s—. It’s the same reason this C.J. Ross lady is still a f—ng judge, or was a judge, until she stepped down. The athletic commissions do a woefully inadequate job on several levels. The UFC can’t dictate who judges. the UFC can’t dictate who referees. The UFC can’t dictate what the rules are. They can’t do anything. They can work with the commission to try to give suggestions and come up with ways around problems, but ultimately it’s the job of the athletic commission.”
Submitted Oct 2, 2013 3:25PM by bjj1605 - 30 comments
Filed under: UFC, General MMA, MMA Personalities
Dana White: 'for all intents and purposes Renan Barao is the real champion'
UFC president gives offers his take on interim UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao.
Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22  24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 ... 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 ... 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676