Anthony Johnson Returns to Octagon, Fights Phil Davis at UFC 172
Who says you can’t go home again (especially if you’ve been winning)? On Tuesday morning, UFC president Dana White announced via Twitter that they have brought back Anthony “Rumble” Johnson (pictured).
White will throw Johnson right into the fire, as the light heavyweight meets Phil Davis on April 26 at UFC 172.
Luke Rockhold vs. Tim Boetsch set for UFC 172 in Baltimore
Fresh from his first UFC win, Luke Rockhold will get back to work in short order in a fight that was supposed to happen this past fall.
Rockhold (11-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC), the final Strikeforce middleweight champion, will meet Tim Boetsch (17-6 MMA, 8-5 UFC) at UFC 172 in April. UFC officials announced the fight Tuesday morning.
Donald Cerrone vs. Edson Barboza set for UFC on FOX 11 in Orlando
Donald Cerrone said he wants six fights in 2014. After putting one in the books nine days ago, he now has No. 2 teed up.
Cerrone (22-6 MMA, 9-3 UFC) will fight Edson Barboza (13-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) in April when the UFC returns to Florida for UFC on FOX 11. UFC officials announced the fight Monday afternoon.
UFC on FOX 11, the second FOX event of 2014, takes place April 19 at Amway Center in Orlando. The event’s main card airs on FOX following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass...
Jessica Eye vs. Sarah Kaufman Fight Result Change Stems from Eye’s Failed Drug Trust
Sarah Kaufman vs Jessica EyeJessica Eye won a split decision victory over Sarah Kaufman at UFC 166 on Oct. 19 at the Toyota Center in Houston. That is
until Saturday, when reports surfaced that the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation had changed the result to a “no decision.”
Initial reports did not include the reason for the result change, but the TDLR on Monday informed MMAWeekly.com that it was due to Eye testing positive for a
banned substance at the time of the fight.
The substance she tested positive for was not disclosed, but Eye received a penalty in the amount of $1,875 and has also been suspended for one year from
the date the Administrative Order was signed, according to TDLR officials.