Fabricio Werdum vs. Ben Rothwell added to UFC 203

A second Heavyweight fight will be added to UFC's first trip to Cleveland. Announced during the live airing of UFC Fight Night 88: Almeida vs. Garbrandt, Former Heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum will take on "Big" Ben Rothwell. Werdum (20-6-1, 8-3 in UFC) most recently lost his UFC Heavyweight title in his first title defense earlier … Continue reading Fabricio Werdum vs. Ben Rothwell added to UFC 203

Colin Cowherd of ‘The Herd’ claims Mayweather vs. McGregor is happening in September

So yeah, this thing just won't die. Over the last few weeks, there have been rumblings of a possible Mayweather-McGregor match-up going around, building more and more momentum as the days go by. With Mayweather and McGregor both stating that they would love the fight to happen. With the buzz of this hypothetical match-up getting … Continue reading Colin Cowherd of ‘The Herd’ claims Mayweather vs. McGregor is happening in September

Michael Bisping in for injured Chris Weidman at UFC 199

One of the longest reigning contenders in the Middleweight division will finally see his title shot. Following the injury to former champion Chris Weidman that would remove him from the UFC 199 pay-per-view headliner, the UFC was on the hunt for a contender that would be willing to take on Luke Rockhold on short notice. … Continue reading Michael Bisping in for injured Chris Weidman at UFC 199

Report: Chris Weidman out of UFC 199 due to injury, UFC currently seeking replacement

UFC 199 has taken a huge hit as it's main event fight will likely have a different bout when all is said and done after news hit Tuesday that Chris Weidman was reportedly removed from the top slot on the card due to a hand injury. He was scheduled to meet Middleweight champion Luke Rockhold … Continue reading Report: Chris Weidman out of UFC 199 due to injury, UFC currently seeking replacement

Anderson Silva out of UFC 198 against Uriah Hall with abdominal injury

UFC 198 took a major hit today as former UFC Middleweight champion Anderson Silva unfortunately has pulled out of his bout with Uriah Hall due to severe abdominal pain. Dana White confirmed the news with Yahoo Sports Tuesday. Even more serious following this bit of news being that Silva may require gall bladder surgery after … Continue reading Anderson Silva out of UFC 198 against Uriah Hall with abdominal injury

Is Alistair Overeem next in line for the Heavyweight title shot?

Fighting at home can be a scary prospect. Even especially when you are a star such as Alistair Overeem. Nerves can set in, the pressure can be unbearable. To do so in your own home country can likely add to the monument of the moment. Alistair faced such a challenge in facing former UFC Heavyweight … Continue reading Is Alistair Overeem next in line for the Heavyweight title shot?

First tri-annual look at the MMA landscape in 2016

As we send off the month of April in 2016, we also pass on from the first third of the year. Four months in and much has happened that has shocked, awed or amazed us when looking back on 2016. So with that we take a peek back on the stats, stories, and highlights from … Continue reading First tri-annual look at the MMA landscape in 2016

BREAKING: Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones II official for UFC 200

Well it was just a matter of time. After Jon Jones defeated Ovince Saint Preux last Saturday at UFC 197 to win the Interim UFC Light Heavyweight championship, many fans and media believed that the grudge match between the division's best rivals would finally come to fruition, and at the years grandest spectacle. Sure enough, … Continue reading BREAKING: Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones II official for UFC 200

Yoel Romero suspended 6 months by USADA

We will see the Cuban superstar return very soon. The UFC middleweight contender Romero was handed a six-month suspension by USADA, the UFC's anti-doping partner. The suspension was handed down Monday morning  and will be retroactive to the date he fought in December against Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza at UFC 194. The news comes from MMA Fighting's Ariel … Continue reading Yoel Romero suspended 6 months by USADA

Jon Jones vs. Ovince St. Preux for the Interim UFC Light Heavyweight championship set for UFC 197

With Daniel Cormier now removed from the main event at UFC 197, Ovince St. Pruex now steps up to face Jon Jones in the headlining bout. On Friday, reports of Daniel Cormier being injured and unable to compete surfaced leaving many to speculate who would step in on three weeks notice to take on the … Continue reading Jon Jones vs. Ovince St. Preux for the Interim UFC Light Heavyweight championship set for UFC 197