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TUF 26 Finale Ratings Deliver Lowest-Watched UFC Live Show Ever
(lowkickmma.com)
The UFC and Bellator MMA went up against each other on Friday night. It shouldn’t be a huge surprise to see that both events turned out poorly in the ratings. What’s interesting is that the two promotions held events on the same night, with the women’s flyweight championship fight as the main event of the UFC’s TUF 26 Finale.
Submitted Dec 6, 2017 11:04PM by JLS - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC, The Ultimate Fighter
 
Stipe Miocic slated to defend heavyweight title against Francis Ngannou at UFC 220
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One of the most fascinating heavyweight title fights in recent memory has been booked. And we won’t have to wait very long for it. Stipe Miocic will defend the belt against Francis Ngannou in the main event of UFC 220 on Jan. 20 in Boston, sources confirmed with MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani on Wednesday.
Submitted Dec 6, 2017 7:45PM by Braden - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Donald Cerrone vs Mairbek Taisumov planned for next year's UFC gala
(inthecage.pl)
The duel of Donald Cerrone (32-10, 1NC) with Mairbek Taisumov (26-5) is being prepared for next year's UFC gala. A player from Grozny has already agreed to fight and would like to fight in Australian Perth. The organization is still waiting for the decision of the Jackson-Wink MMA representative. The popular "Cowboy" is currently on the infamous wave of three defeats in a row. He lost to Jorge Masvidal , Robbie Lawler and Darren Till . He won the last victory against Matt Brown at the UFC 206 gala.
Submitted Dec 6, 2017 2:21PM by JLS - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Michael Johnson vs. Darren Elkins, Michael Santiago vs. Mads Burnell added to UFC St. Louis
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Michael Johnson is making a move to a new weight class in his hometown. “The Menace” will drop down to featherweight and take on Darren Elkins at UFC St. Louis on Jan. 14, the UFC officially announced Tuesday. The bout was initially reported by Globo last month. Also on the UFC Fight Night 124 card, Michael Santiago will take on Mads Burnell in another featherweight bout, sources told MMA Fighting on Tuesday. The UFC confirmed the matchup.
Submitted Dec 5, 2017 3:53PM by Braden - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Kyung Ho Kang returns from military service at UFC Fight Night 124 in St. Louis
(mmajunkie.com)
Next month’s UFC Fight Night 124 lineup has a new bantamweight bout – with two fighters who recently have been out of action. Kyung Ho Kang (13-7 MMA, 2-1 UFC) – “Mr. Perfect” – is slated for a meeting with Guido Cannetti (7-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC), officials recently announced. UFC Fight Night 124 takes place Jan. 14 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis. It airs on FS1 following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass, though the full fight card and bout order haven’t been determined.
Submitted Dec 5, 2017 3:51PM by Braden - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Next week's UFC on FOX 26 lineup in Winnipeg undergoes slew of changes
(mmajunkie.com)
Next week’s UFC on FOX 26 lineup has undergone a number of changes. Officials today announced the slew of new matchups for the card. UFC on FOX 26 takes place Dec. 16 at MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It airs on FOX following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.
Submitted Dec 5, 2017 2:35PM by Braden - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Conor McGregor threw a subtle jab on Twitter, and Max Holloway quickly countered
(mmajunkie.com)
It appears Conor McGregor has some interest in a rematch with fellow UFC champ Max Holloway following the latter’s thrilling UFC 218 main event victory over Jose Aldo. Well, a rematch with jabs on Twitter, anyway.
Submitted Dec 4, 2017 4:03AM by Braden - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Luis Henrique vs. Timothy Johnson added to UFC Fight Night 125 in Brazil
(mmajunkie.com)
While the card still lacks a headliner, a heavyweight matchup has been added to the UFC’s first Brazilian event of 2018. UFC officials recently announced the addition of Luis Henrique (10-4 MMA, 2-3 UFC) vs. Timothy Johnson (11-4 MMA, 3-3 UFC) to UFC Fight Night 125, which takes place Feb. 3 at Manguerinho Gymnasium in Belem. The night’s main card airs on FS1.
Submitted Dec 4, 2017 1:26AM by Braden - 2 comments
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Justin Scoggins out of Tim Elliott fight at UFC on FOX 26 with spinal injury
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UFC flyweight Justin Scoggins has been forced to pull out of his matchup against Tim Elliott at UFC on FOX 26 later this month after fracturing his spinous process in training. Check out x-ray photos below. Scoggins suffered a spinous-process fracture last week in training, BloodyElbow.com learned, forcing him to withdraw from his planned bout against former UFC title challenger Tim Elliott. Elliott first announced the cancellation in a Twitter post Saturday, but did not give details on Scoggins’ injury.
Submitted Dec 3, 2017 5:12PM by JLS - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 218 Results: Bonus Winners, Highlights, Attendance And Gate
(https:)
He again stopped Jose Aldo in the third round after allowing the Brazilian to tire before ramping up the pressure and earning the stoppage win. Holloway's striking, resilience and Octagon I.Q. are exceptional. He used a steady diet of straight punches to quickly prove his superiority in the fight. By the third round, a winded Aldo was fighting on heart alone as Holloway's strikes created the same type of cumulative punishment that led to his stoppage win over the former champion in June. Originally, Frankie Edgar was supposed to be challenging Holloway for the title, but he suffered an injury and Aldo stepped in to replace him. Perhaps now Edgar will get the next crack at Holloway. As for Aldo, it's time the future Hall of Famer seriously consider retirement.
Submitted Dec 3, 2017 1:33PM by JLS - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Abdul Razak Alhassan vs. Sabah Homasi 2 booked for UFC 219
(mmajunkie.com)
A controversial stoppage has triggered an immediate rematch between Abdul Razak Alhassan and Sabah Homasi. UFC President Dana White confirmed at the post-fight press conference for UFC 218 that the welterweights have a spot on UFC 219, which takes place Dec. 30 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Submitted Dec 3, 2017 3:03AM by Braden - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White: T.J. Dillashaw vs. Demetrious Johnson is happening next
(mmajunkie.com)
UFC President Dana White said flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson’s next title defense will be against current bantamweight champ T.J. Dillashaw.
Submitted Dec 3, 2017 3:02AM by Braden - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
TUF 26 Finale bonuses: Nicco Montaño vs. Roxanne Modafferi wins ‘Fight of the Night’
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Nicco Montano will get some extra cash to go along with her golden UFC belt. Montaño, the first-ever UFC women’s flyweight champion, took ‘Fight of the Night’ honors alongside her opponent, Roxanne Modafferi, for the pair’s main event battle at Friday’s The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale. Montaño defeated Modafferi via unanimous decision to capture the inaugural women’s 125-pound title. Both fighters earned $50,000 in bonus money for their efforts. The evening’s two ‘Performance of the Night’ bonuses were awarded to Gerald Meerschaert and Brett Johns, both of whom scored highlight-reel finishes on the TUF 26 Finale main card.
Submitted Dec 2, 2017 10:44PM by JLS - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC, The Ultimate Fighter
 
Jeremy Stephens vs. Doo Ho Choi slated for UFC St. Louis
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A barnburner of a featherweight fight is heading to UFC St. Louis. Fan-friendly 145-pound contenders Jeremy Stephens and Doo Ho Choi have been slated to clash on Jan. 14 at UFC St. Louis. The UFC announced the booking late Thursday night.
Submitted Dec 1, 2017 1:25AM by Braden - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Roxanne Modafferi replaces Sijara Eubanks in TUF 26 Finale's inaugural title fight
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC’s inaugural women’s flyweight title fight has a new challenger. After “TUF 26” tournament finalist Sijara Eubanks (2-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) failed to weigh in for her fight with Nicco Montano (3-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC), tourney semifinalist Roxanne Modafferi (21-13 MMA, 0-0 UFC) today was named the replacement. Their fight headlines the TUF 26 Finale, which takes place at Park Theatre in Las Vegas. The majority of the card, including the Modafferi vs. Montano title fight, airs on FS1 following one early prelim on UFC Fight Pass. According to UFC officials, the change follows Eubanks’ hospitalization earlier today as she was cutting weight for the bout, which determines the UFC’s first 125-pound female champion. MMAjunkie’s John Morgan was on scene at today’s official weigh-ins in Las Vegas and reported the switch.
Submitted Nov 30, 2017 2:35PM by Braden - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Derrick Lewis vs. Marcin Tybura targeted for UFC Fight Night 126 in February
(mmajunkie.com)
A heavyweight showdown is on the horizon in Texas. The UFC is targeting Derrick Lewis vs. Marcin Tybura for UFC Fight Night 126, two people with knowledge of the situation told MMAjunkie. They requested anonymity because an announcement has yet to be made.
Submitted Nov 30, 2017 2:12PM by Braden - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Tournament final/inaugural title fight set as part of Friday's official TUF 26 Finale lineup
(mmajunkie.com)
The 16-fighter tournament has been whittled down to two, and now the matchup to crown the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight champion at Friday’s The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale is set.
Submitted Nov 30, 2017 3:22AM by Braden - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Daniel Cormier vs. Volkan Oezdemir for light heavyweight title official for UFC 220
(https:)
Volkan Oezdemir will challenge for a UFC title despite a looming felony charge. The UFC announced officially Wednesday that Daniel Cormier will defend his UFC light heavyweight title against Oezdemir at UFC 220 on Jan. 20 in Boston.
Submitted Nov 29, 2017 7:16PM by Braden - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Hector Lombard vs. CB Dollaway booked for UFC 222 in March
(mmajunkie.com)
It’s been a long time since UFC veteran Hector Lombard officially got a win, but he’ll have another chance soon. Lombard (34-8-1 MMA, 3-6 UFC) is set to face CB Dollaway (16-8 MMA, 9-8 UFC) on March 3 at UFC 222 from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, UFC officials announced via reviewjournal.com. The event will air on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.
Submitted Nov 29, 2017 4:53PM by Braden - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Derek Brunson vs. 'Jacare' slotted for Charlotte's UFC on FOX 27 headliner
(mmajunkie.com)
Derek Brunson and Ronaldo Souza apparently are going to rematch after all. “Jacare” (24-5 MMA, 7-2 UFC) and Brunson (18-5 MMA, 9-3 UFC) recently drummed up interest in the fight on social media, though they couldn’t seen to agree on a date or location. 'Jacare' and Derek Brunson agree to rematch, but then things get complicated But Souza’s preference for a meeting at UFC Fight Night 125, which takes place Feb. 3 at Mangueirinho Gymnasium in the Brazilian city of Belem, seems to be nixed. Instead, Brunson gets his wish for a fight at UFC on FOX 27, which takes place Jan. 27 at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C. UFC President Dana White suggested the fight was set on Tuesday, though he didn’t give a date. According to ESPN.com, however, Brunson said it’ll serve as UFC on FOX 27’s headliner.
Submitted Nov 29, 2017 1:52PM by Braden - 21 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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