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  • 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. […]

     
  • Paige VanZant Loses at UFC Fight Night

    Paige VanZant Loses at UFC Fight Night

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC December 17, 2016 at 11:57 pm 0 comments

    Saturday’s UFC Fight Night had all the makings of a big night for hometown prospect Paige VanZant. It turned into Michelle Waterson’s coming-out party instead. Coming off a 17-month layoff, Waterson (14-4) looked incredible in a submission victory over VanZant inside Golden 1 Center. Waterson took VanZant’s back after throwing […]

     
  • Anthony Pettis Misses Weight for UFC 206

    Anthony Pettis Misses Weight for UFC 206

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC December 9, 2016 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    Anthony Pettis missed weight Friday for his interim featherweight championship fight against Max Holloway. Pettis (19-5) was 148 pounds at the official weigh-in, exceeding the allowed weight of 145. Holloway (16-3) came in right at 145 pounds. The bout will still headline UFC 206 on Saturday at Air Canada Centre, […]

     
  • Daniel Cormier Forced to Withdraw from UFC 206

    Daniel Cormier Forced to Withdraw from UFC 206

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC November 25, 2016 at 11:27 pm 0 comments

    The UFC 206 main event took a major hit on Friday, as an undisclosed injury has forced Daniel Cormier out of his light heavyweight title defense. Cormier was supposed to put his belt on the line in a rematch with Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. The initial news came from an MMAFighting.com […]

     
  • Gegard Mousasi Gets Revenge on Uriah Hall

    Gegard Mousasi Gets Revenge on Uriah Hall

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC November 19, 2016 at 10:39 pm 0 comments

    Gegard Mousasi didn’t see a fast track to the UFC middleweight title, so he elected to take what he called a “detour” fight against Uriah Hall. It proved to be a very quick detour. Mousasi (41-6-2) defeated Hall via TKO at 4:37 of the first round on Saturday at UFC […]

     
  • Miesha Tate Retires After UFC 205 Loss

    Miesha Tate Retires After UFC 205 Loss

    Mike Aglialoro, MMA, UFC November 12, 2016 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    Rising bantamweight contender Raquel Pennington (9-5) cruised to a decision win over former champion Miesha Tate (18-7) at UFC 205 in Madison Square Garden on Saturday night. Immediately afterward, Tate, 30, announced her retirement. Pennington out-boxed Tate and controlled position on the floor and along the fence. Outside a few […]