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With Mitchell vs. Cabral, UFC Fight Night 29 lineup finalized with 12 bouts
With a welterweight bout between David Mitchell and Yan Cabral now official, the 12-bout lineup is set for next month's UFC Fight Night 29 event.
Dan Henderson not worried about Vitor Belfort’s TRT: I beat him when he was on steroids
Both fighters are using the testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) for their fights, but "Hendo" doesn’t believe it’s fair since the Brazilian got caught in the past. "It doesn’t bother me, it is what it is," Henderson told MMAFighiting.com on Wednesday. "That’s an issue with the commission. I beat him the first time when he was on steroids, I suppose it won’t make a difference."
Jacare Souza reluctantly open to future fight against Anderson Silva
Although he doesn't seem to want to do so, Ronaldo Souza admitted at last night's (Sept. 4, 2013) UFC Fight Night 28 post-fight press conference that he's open to a fight against his fellow countryman, Anderson Silva.
Former UFC Champ Benson Henderson Avoids Elbow Surgery, Can Resume Training Immediately
Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson injured his arm when Anthony Pettis submitted him via armbar at UFC 164 on Aug. 31 in Milwaukee. The good news, however, is that Henderson’s injury isn’t severe, and he won’t need surgery.
UFC Fight Night 28 medical suspensions: 'Jacare' Souza could be out six months
A trio of fighters from Wednesday's UFC Fight Night 28 card in Brazil, including co-main event winner Ronaldo Souza, could be out as long as six months.
UFC's Carlos Condit targets Matt Brown after Martin Kampmann redemption
Former UFC interim welterweight champ Carlos Condit said his priority remains winning the undisputed title, as well as putting on great fights for the fans.
James Krause vs. Bobby Green booked for UFC Fight Night 31's 'Troops' event
A lightweight bout between James Krause and Bobby Green has been added to "UFC Fight Night 31: UFC Fight for the Troops 3."
UFC 167 adds Donald Cerrone vs. Evan Dunham to 20th anniversary show
The UFC's 20th anniversary event has a new lightweight bout. Donald Cerrone(20-6 MMA, 7-3 UFC) and Evan Dunham (14-4 MMA, 7-4 UFC) have been booked for the November show. UFC officials confirmed the bout with lasvegassun.com. UFC 167 takes place Nov. 16 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, and the main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and Facebook. It's not clear where Cerrone and Dunham will be placed on the lineup.
Liz Carmouche continues quest for another title shot with match against Alexis Davis
Liz Carmouche, the bantamweight who along with champion Ronda Rousey helped turn the first women's fight in UFC history into a major success, will continue her bid for another title shot when she meets Alexis Davis on Nov. 6. The bout will be part of the UFC's annual "Fight for the Troops," and will be held at Fort Campbell, Ky., and televised on Fox Sports 1.
TUF 18 debuts to lowest series ratings ever, UFC Fight Night loses 300,000 viewers from week before
The debut of The Ultimate Fighter on Fox Sports 1 featuring coaches Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate and the first ever co-ed cast drew 762,000 viewers, by far the lowest season debut in the series' history. An hour earlier UFC Fight Night 28 drew just 539,000 viewers on the same network.
'UFC 166: Velasquez vs. dos Santos III' lineup set, flyweights on main card
In addition to a major heavyweight championship trilogy, October's UFC 166 event features 13 total bouts, a preliminary card full of familiar names, and a main card that kicks off with a pair of flyweights. UFC 166 takes place Oct. 19 at Houston's Toyota Center. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and Facebook. The big men take center stage at the fall event. In the headliner, heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (12-1 MMA, 10-1 UFC) and former titleholder Junior dos Santos (16-2 MMA, 10-1 UFC) meet in a rubber match. In the co-headliner, Daniel Cormier (12-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) likely fights at heavyweight for the final time when he takes on Roy Nelson (19-8 MMA, 6-4 UFC).
Johny Hendricks has yet to file VADA paperwork
The VADA drug testing agency reports that Hendricks has yet file the paperwork to comply with pre-fight drug screenings.
Frank Mir vs. Alistair Overeem official for UFC 167
Two oft-concussed heavyweights will fight each other this November, as Frank Mir fights Alistair Overeem.
Dana White doesn't expect Stefan Struve to ever fight again
The UFC president told CBS that he doesn't expect Dutch Heavyweight Stefan Struve to ever fight again due to a 'rip in his heart.'
Kevin Souza broke his hand in the first round against Arantes
Edimilson "Kevin" Souza turned in a strong performance against Felipe Arantes on Fight Night 28. Even more impressive, he did it with a busted mitt.
Rafael 'Feijao' Cavalcante vs. Igor Pokrajac joins UFC Fight Night 32 lineup
A light-heavyweight bout between Rafael Cavalcante (11-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Igor Pokrajac (25-10 MMA, 4-5 UFC) is the latest addition to November's recently announced UFC Fight Night 32 event.
Jon Jones: Glover Teixeira is like Rampage Jackson with better grappling
UFC light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones doesn't seem all that concerned about the prospect of facing Glover Teixeira.
Ryan Bader admits aggression, mental mistakes costly in UFC Fight Night 28 loss
While the odds were clearly stacked against him, Ryan Bader nearly earned an upset win over Glover Teixeira. But then it all went wrong...
Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza says he'll fight anyone – except Anderson Silva
By steamrolling the top-ranked Yushin Okami in his second UFC appearance, Ronaldo Souza's title aspirations were a topic of conversation at the post-event news conference for UFC Fight Night 28. That's where "Jacare" (19-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC) knocked out Okami (29-8 MMA, 13-5 UFC) in less than three minutes in the evening's FOX Sports 1-televised co-main event at Mineirinho Arena in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil...
Teixeira, Natal, Troeng, and Hallmann each pick up $50,000
With UFC Fight Night 28 complete, here's a look at your post-fight bonus award recipients.
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