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Mayday! Former title challenger granted release from the UFC

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) Former UFC interim bantamweight title challenger Michael “Mayday” McDonald (17-4 MMA) has been granted an official release from his contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship according to ESPN. McDonald cited “dishonest” business practices as his reasoning for requesting to be released by the promotion earlier this month. “The […]

Urijah Faber vs. Alex Caceres set for UFC 175

By: Chris Taylor       The UFC’s annual Independence Day weekend card just keeps growing stronger, as officials announced today that former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber will meet Alex Caceres in a bantamweight bout at the July 5 event. The UFC’s #2 ranked bantamweight, Urijah Faber (30-7 MMA, 6-3 UFC), is coming off a […]

Faber vs. McDonald booked for UFC on FOX 9, Grant vs. Pettis targeted

By: Chris Taylor It was recently announced that the UFC will return to Sacramento, California this December for UFC on FOX 9. The event will hopefully be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis (17-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) and T.J. Grant (21-5 MMA, 8-3 UFC), depending on the health of Pettis. […]