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Rafael Dos Anjos confirmed for UFC Fight Night Singapore on 17 June
(mma-in-asia.com)
Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos (25-9) will make his welterweight debut against Tarec Saffiedine at UFC Fight Night Singapore on 17 June. Dos Anjos is coming of two back-to-back losses against Tony Ferguson and Eddie Alvarez, but is widely regarded as one of the best pound-for-pound lightweight fighters.
Submitted Apr 3, 2017 1:04PM by JLS - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Tony Ferguson ‘Needs Assurances’ to Fight Khabib Nurmagomedov
(mmaweekly.com)
UFC matchmakers have put together a fight between top lightweight contenders Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson three times, but the two have still never fought. They were first slated to meet at The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale in December 15, but Nurmagomedov pulled out of the bout due to injury. Bout agreements were signed for them to fight at UFC on FOX 19 in April 2016, but Ferguson was forced out of the event with a health issue...
Submitted Apr 2, 2017 10:39PM by grappler0000 - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Freddie Roach: Conor McGregor is final opponent in Georges St-Pierre’s three-fight plan
(mmafighting.com)
Freddie Roach has spoken about Georges St-Pierre’s step-by-step comeback plan before. He mentioned it on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani last month. Now, GSP’s boxing coach, and someone who helped him negotiate his new deal with the UFC, has revealed the final part of that plan. St-Pierre signed a three-fight deal with the promotion earlier this year. And the final bout on that deal, GSP hopes, is one against Conor McGregor, Roach told Fight Hub this week...
Submitted Apr 1, 2017 1:13PM by grappler0000 - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Michael Chiesa returns to face Kevin Lee in UFC Fight Night 112 main event
(mmafighting.com)
Michael Chiesa is set for his return after more than a year away from the Octagon. The top lightweight will take on Kevin Lee in the main event of UFC Fight Night 112 on June 25 in Oklahoma City, MMA Fighting confirmed with UFC officials Thursday. Adam Hill of the Las Vegas Review-Journal was the first to report the news.
Submitted Mar 31, 2017 1:22AM by tildengolfer - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC on FOX 24 lineup set with 13 fights for promotion's debut in Kansas City
(mmajunkie.com)
The 13-bout lineup up is set for next month’s “UFC on FOX 24: Johnson vs. Reis” event in Missouri. UFC on FOX 24 takes place April 15 at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. The main card airs on FOX following prelims on FOX and UFC Fight Pass. UFC on FOX 24 will be the promotion’s first trip to Kansas City, and its first trip to the state of Missouri.
Submitted Mar 29, 2017 11:59PM by JLS - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC’s Matheus Nicolau gets one-year suspension from USADA after testing positive for anastrozole
(mmafighting.com)
UFC flyweight Matheus Nicolau has been suspended by USADA. The Brazilian fighter has received a one-year suspension by the UFC’s anti-doping partner after testing positive for anastrozole, a prohibited substance in the category of Hormone and Metabolic Modulators that is at all times prohibited by the UFC Anti-Doping Policy. The news was announced by USADA on Wednesday, per a press release.
Submitted Mar 29, 2017 11:55PM by JLS - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Clay Guida vs. Erik Koch added to UFC Fight Night 112 in Oklahoma City
(mmafighting.com)
A lightweight bout pitting Clay Guida and Erik Koch is the latest addition to UFC Fight Night 112. The news was reported on Wednesday by UFC Tonight. Guida will be leaving the featherweight division where he put together a record of 3-4 and will be making a move back up to the 155-pound weight class in hopes to snap a two-fight skid. The Team Alpha Male fighter last fought this past June at UFC 199 where he suffered a knockout loss to Brian Ortega. Guida, 35, is 32-17 as a professional fighter and 12-11 in the UFC.
Submitted Mar 29, 2017 11:53PM by JLS - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Alistair Overeem vs. Fabricio Werdum in the works for UFC 213
(mmafighting.com)
A trilogy fight is in the works for UFC 213. A matchup between former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum and former Strikeforce champ Alistair Overeem is in the works for the July 8 event at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. MMAFighting.com confirmed an initial report Wednesday by FloCombat. Overeem (42-15, 1 NC) enters the proposed bout the winner of five out of his past six fights, four of them via knockout. His only loss in that stretch was a first-round loss to current UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic at UFC 203.
Submitted Mar 29, 2017 11:51PM by JLS - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dan Hooker to face Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 110 in Auckland
(fightnewsaustralia.com)
New Zealand’s Dan Hooker will step up to the lightweight division and take on British veteran Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 110 in Auckland. The Kiwi announced the matchup on New Zealand radio earlier today.
Submitted Mar 29, 2017 11:16PM by JLS - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Tyron Woodley offers to step up and fight Michael Bisping in July
(bjpenn.com)
Recently, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping made headlines when he revealed that he would take away Georges St-Pierre’s middleweight title fight if the former welterweight kingpin wasn’t prepared for his Octagon return by July
Submitted Mar 29, 2017 2:07PM by reptiler13 - 13 comments
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Paulo Borrachinha meets Oluwale Bamgbose at UFC 212 in Rio de Janeiro
(mmajunkie.com)
The UFC’s return to Rio de Janeiro in June continues to build with the addition of a middleweight bout. According to a report from Brazilian news outlet Combate, Brazil’s Paulo Borrachinha (9-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will take on Oluwale Bamgbose (6-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC) at UFC 212. UFC officials have not yet formally announced the booking.
Submitted Mar 29, 2017 10:02AM by JLS - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Arlovski-Tybura, Gomi-Tuck among fights added to UFC Singapore
(bloodyelbow.com)
The UFC’s return to Singapore will include fights involving Andrei Arlovski and Takanori Gomi. The UFC kicked off Tuesday with a slew of fight announcements for its Saturday, June 17th event in Singapore. Two of the bigger names confirmed for the event are former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski and former PRIDE lightweight champion Takanori Gomi. Arlovski will be facing Poland’s Marcin Tybura, while Gomi will take on Jon Tuck. Arlovski (25-14, 1 NC) has lost four straight bouts, including a 92-second thrashing vs. Francis Ngannou at UFC on FOX 23 in Denver. His other defeats during this run have come against Josh Barnett (who became the first man to submit Arlovski), Alistair Overeem, and current champion Stipe Miocic. The last time Arlovski won a fight was by unanimous decision vs. Frank Mir at UFC 191, which gave him an unlikely six-fight winning streak. Tybura (15-2) had a disappointing UFC debut, losing to Timothy Johnson by decision last May in Zagreb, Croatia. Since then, Tybura has scored back-to-back stoppage wins, knocking out Viktor Pesta with a head kick in August, then TKOing Luiz Henrique at UFC 209.
Submitted Mar 29, 2017 9:51AM by JLS - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Vitor Miranda vs. Marvin Vettori added to UFC Fight Night 112 in Oklahoma
(mmafighting.com)
A middleweight clash between Vitor Miranda and Marcin Vettori was booked for UFC Fight Night 112 in Oklahoma City on June 25. Both fighters revealed the bout on social media following a report by Combate. Miranda (12-5), a TUF: Brazil 4 heavyweight finalist, looks to get back on track after Chris Camozzi snapped his three-fight knockout streak last May. Miranda stayed on the sidelines for months after the loss after undergoing shoulder surgery.
Submitted Mar 27, 2017 11:47PM by JLS - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Following bizarre start to UFC career, Darren Stewart announces move to middleweight
(mmajunkie.com)
English prospect Darren Stewart will finally face someone other than Francimar Barroso in the UFC octagon, and he’ll do it in the middleweight division. Stewart, who is officially 0-1 after two UFC appearances, recently took to social media to announce his intentions to move down from light heavyweight.
Submitted Mar 27, 2017 11:39PM by JLS - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Chris Camozzi has new opponent for UFC Fight Night 109 in Stockholm
(mmafighting.com)
UFC Fight Night 109 is two months away, and the promotion just announced that Magnus Cedenblad will no longer enter the Octagon to meet Chris Camozzi. With Sweden’s Cedenblad out of the middleweight bout due to undisclosed reasons, Camozzi will now take on Trevor Smith on May 28 in Stockholm.
Submitted Mar 27, 2017 2:36PM by tildengolfer - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Erick Silva vs. Yancy Medeiros set for UFC 212
(mmafighting.com)
There will be a Brazil vs. Hawaii table-setter before Jose Aldo and Max Holloway square off at UFC 212. A welterweight tilt between Erick Silva and Wai'anae’s own Yancy Medeiros has been booked for the UFC’s June 3 pay-per-view in Rio de Janeiro. MMA Fighting’s Guilherme Cruz confirmed the news Friday following an initial report by local Hawaiian outlet KHON2. “Westside boys gonna rep Hawaii in Brazil” Medeiros told KHON2.
Submitted Mar 25, 2017 3:27AM by JLS - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
John Moraga vs. Ashkan Mokhtarian na UFC Fight Night 110
(lowking.pl)
The fight of Joseph Benavidez with Ben Nguyen and John Moraga with Ashkan Mokhtarian has won the UFC Fight Night 110. Two duels in the category have been officially announced for the UFC Fight Night 110, which will be held on 10 June in New Zealand Auckland. Ranked # 1 in the Joseph Benavidez (25-4), who has won six consecutive matches since the second defeat of Demetrious Johnson, crosses the 13th place with Ben Nguyen Nguyen (16-6), who won three out of four Clashes in the octagon, recently confidently beating Geane Herrera. Australian living in Australia is a very efficient and extremely versatile stand guard who works great on his legs - and in fist and kick exchanges he can endanger Benavidez, especially since he is fighting for the fight. However, it is difficult not to favor here the former challenger, who also has a solid inventory, faced with much stronger rivals and has much more experience.
Submitted Mar 25, 2017 12:53AM by JLS - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Bellator signs ranked bantam weight fighter Michael Mcdonald
(mmajunkie.com)
After asking for and being granted his UFC release Michael"Mayday"Mcdonald has inked an exclusive multi fight deal with Bellator.
Submitted Mar 24, 2017 3:27PM by FKA - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC, Bellator, Other MMA Organizations
 
Joseph Benavidez vs. Ben Nguyen slated for UFC Fight Night 110
(mmafighting.com)
How many consecutive wins will Joseph Benavidez need to collect before he gets another UFC title shot? At least seven. The UFC announced Thursday that Benavidez is slated to meet top-15 ranked flyweight prospect Ben Nguyen in a 125-pound contest on June 10 in Auckland, New Zealand at UFC Fight Night 110.
Submitted Mar 24, 2017 1:26AM by tildengolfer - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Daniel Kelly vs. Derek Brunson added to UFC Fight Night 110 in Auckland
(mmafighting.com)
Daniel Kelly will be returning to the Octagon this summer. The judoka fighter has been scheduled to face top-10 middleweight Derek Brunson at UFC Fight Night 110 on June 10 in Auckland, New Zealand. The UFC announced the news on Thursday.
Submitted Mar 24, 2017 1:24AM by tildengolfer - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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