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Johnson vs. Cariaso now headlines UFC 178 in Las Vegas‏

By: Chris Taylor       After news broke that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones had suffered a leg injury that forced him to pull out of his scheduled bout with Daniel Cormier at UFC 178, Zuffa officials quickly found a replacement bout to headline the September 27 event in Las Vegas. The […]

Jones injured, forced out of UFC 178 bout with Cormier‏

By: Chris Taylor       Unfortunately for UFC fans, the injury bug has struck again! UFC officials announced yesterday evening that light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (20-1 MMA, 14-1 UFC) has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled UFC 178 bout with Daniel Cormier (15-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) due to a leg injury suffered in […]

Korean Zombie vs. Akira Corassani co-headlines UFC Fight Night 53‏

By: Chris Taylor       The UFC’s return to Sweden now has it’s co-headliner, as officials announced Saturday that the Korean Zombie will meet Akira Corassani at the October 4 event. “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung (13-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) will fight for the first time since August of 2013, where he suffered […]

Gunnar Nelson vs. Rick Story to headline UFC Fight Night 53‏

By: Chris Taylor       A key welterweight battle will headline the UFC’s return to Sweden this October, as UFC officials announced that Gunnar Nelson (13-0-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) will take on Rick Story (17-8 MMA, 10-6 UFC) in the evenings main event. Gunnar Nelson is coming off a submission win over Zak Cummings, […]

Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis in the works for UFC 179‏

By: Chris Taylor       Two of the UFC’s best light heavyweight fighters, Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis, have verbally agreed to thrown down this fall, possibly at UFC 179 in Brazil. Glover Teixeira (22-3 MMA, 5-1 UFC) most recently fought at April’s UFC 172 event in Baltimore, where he fell short in his […]

Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz set to headline UFC 183‏

By: Chris Taylor       A five-round middleweight contest will headline January’s UFC 183 event in Las Vegas, as UFC officials announced yesterday that former 185-pound champion Anderson Silva (33-6 MMA, 16-2 UFC) will meet former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz (26-9 MMA, 7-6 UFC) in the evenings main event. UFC President Dana White […]