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  • ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone Set to Take on Robbie Lawler at UFC 213

    ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone Set to Take on Robbie Lawler at UFC 213

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC May 4, 2017 at 11:45 pm 0 comments

    A welterweight fight between former champion Robbie Lawler and Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone is now official for UFC 213 on July 8 in Las Vegas. UFC officials confirmed with ESPN.com on Wednesday that the 170-pound bout has been finalized. The UFC 213 pay-per-view is set to take place at T-Mobile Arena. […]

     
  • Demetrious Johnson Ties Anderson Silva With 10th Title Defense

    Demetrious Johnson Ties Anderson Silva With 10th Title Defense

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC April 15, 2017 at 11:42 pm 0 comments

    UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has officially tied one of the most prestigious records in combat sports: Anderson Silva’s mark of 10 consecutive UFC title defenses. Johnson (26-2-1) tied Silva’s record at UFC Fight Night on Saturday by submitting Wilson Reis (22-7) via armbar at 4:49 of the third round. […]

     
  • Daniel Cormier Makes Weight for UFC 210 on 2nd Try

    Daniel Cormier Makes Weight for UFC 210 on 2nd Try

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC April 7, 2017 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    Saturday’s light heavyweight championship fight and UFC 210 main event between Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson is official, although it has already fallen under some controversy. At Friday’s weigh-in, Cormier arrived to the scale just minutes before a two-hour window ended and initially weighed 206.2 pounds, which is 1.2 pounds […]

     
  • Former UFC Fight War Machine Convicted on 29 Charges

    Former UFC Fight War Machine Convicted on 29 Charges

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC March 20, 2017 at 11:03 pm 0 comments

    The former mixed martial arts fighter known as War Machine was found guilty Monday of kidnapping, beating and sexually assaulting his ex-girlfriend over several months in 2014, and of beating her male friend when he found them together in her bedroom. Nevada jurors deadlocked on two attempted-murder counts against Jonathan […]

     
  • Georges St-Pierre Officially Re-Signs With UFC

    Georges St-Pierre Officially Re-Signs With UFC

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC February 17, 2017 at 11:18 pm 0 comments

    Former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, who vacated his title to take an indefinite break in 2013, has signed an agreement to return to the UFC. On Friday, UFC president Dana White told the Los Angeles Times that St-Pierre, 35, signed the deal on Thursday after a lengthy negotiating process. The […]

     
  • Holly Holm to Appeal UFC 208 Loss

    Holly Holm to Appeal UFC 208 Loss

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC February 15, 2017 at 11:51 pm 0 comments

    Holly Holm is seeking to appeal the outcome of her loss to Germaine de Randamie at UFC 208 last weekend in New York. Representatives for Holm (10-3) have drafted a written request to the New York State Athletic Commission that it review the job performed by referee Todd Anderson. The […]

     
  • Cormier/Johnson Announced for UFC 210

    Cormier/Johnson Announced for UFC 210

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC January 25, 2017 at 11:57 pm 0 comments

    UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will attempt to defend his title against Anthony Johnson at UFC 210 on April 8 in Buffalo, New York. Officials announced the championship fight on Wednesday. The UFC 210 pay-per-view event will take place at KeyBank Center. Cormier (18-1) is looking to record his […]

     
  • Anderson Silva to Face Derek Brunson at UFC 208

    Anderson Silva to Face Derek Brunson at UFC 208

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC January 15, 2017 at 11:15 pm 0 comments

    Former middleweight champion and all-time great Anderson Silva will face Derek Brunson at UFC 208 on Feb. 11 in Brooklyn. UFC president Dana White announced Silva’s return via social media on Friday. The bout will take place during the UFC’s pay-per-view event at Barclays Center. Silva (33-8) hasn’t fought since […]

     
  • Cain Velasquez Not Cleared for UFC 207

    Cain Velasquez Not Cleared for UFC 207

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC December 26, 2016 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    A heavyweight rematch between Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum scheduled for December 31st’s UFC 207 event in Las Vegas has been canceled. The Nevada State Athletic Commission opted to not approve Velasquez (14-2) to compete, due to medical issues. “Based on medical records, interviews and the best judgment of Chairman […]

     
  • UFC Told of Doping Violation by ‘Cyborg’

    UFC Told of Doping Violation by ‘Cyborg’

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC December 22, 2016 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

    Cris “Cyborg” Justino, the top-ranked female featherweight, has been informed by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency of a possible doping violation, the UFC said in a statement. The promotion said it was formally notified by the USADA of the potential violation Thursday. It stems from an out-of-competition collection taken Dec. 5. […]