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UFC

Meisha Tate Ready to Make UFC History

Miesha Tate will make history when she takes on undefeated Rin Nakai in the UFC’s first ever women’s bout in Japan on September 20th at Tokyo’s famed Saitama Super Arena . . . Click here for more at UFC.com

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COMING UP NEXT: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Hunt vs. Nelson is LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 3 AM ET/12 AM PT . . . Click here for more



September 17th, 2014




UFC

TUF Latin America – Episode 4 Preview

When The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America debuted it was hard to deny the amount of talent and experience sitting on the Mexican side led by UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez . . . Click here for more at UFC.com

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COMING UP NEXT: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Hunt vs. Nelson is LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 3 AM ET/12 AM PT . . . Click here for more



September 16th, 2014



UFC

Fight Night Brasilia Post-Fight Bonus Recap

UFC Brazil Managing Director Grace Tourinho was joined at the Fight Night Brasilia post fight press conference by Andrei Arlovski, Bigfoot Silva, Gleison Tibau, Francisco Trinaldo, Leonardo Santos, Jessica Andrade, and Godofredo Pepey . . . Click here for more at UFC.com

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COMING UP NEXT: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Hunt vs. Nelson is LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 3 AM ET/12 AM PT . . . Click here for more



September 14th, 2014


UFC

Fight Night Brasilia Main: The Pit Bull Bites Back, KOs Silva

Written off by many after a lackluster effort in his June victory over Brendan Schaub, former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski announced his re-emergence into the title race Saturday night at the Ginásio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia, Brazil with a first round knockout of Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva . . . Click here for more at UFC.com

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COMING UP NEXT: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Hunt vs. Nelson is LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 3 AM ET/12 AM PT . . . Click here for more



September 13th, 2014


UFC

Fight Night Brasilia Prelims: Pepey Subs Johnson in One

Fortaleza featherweight Godofredo Pepey made it two furious finishes in a row Saturday at the Ginásio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia, Brazil, as he followed up his knockout of Noad Lahat in March with a first-round submission of Dashon Johnson in UFC Fight Night prelim action . . . Click here for more at UFC.com

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COMING UP NEXT: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Hunt vs. Nelson is LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 3 AM ET/12 AM PT . . . Click here for more



September 13th, 2014


UFC

Fight Night Brasilia Study Guide

Get ready for Saturday’s event in Brazil with the Fight Night Brasilia study guide. Featuring free fights from Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, Andrei Arlovski, Irui Alcantara, and Piotr Hallmann . . . Click here for more at UFC.com

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COMING UP NEXT: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Silva vs. Arlovski is LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS TODAY at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT . . . Click here for more



September 13th, 2014


UFC

Fight Night Brasilia at the scales

UFC Fight Night, which is headlined by the heavyweight bout between Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Andrei Arlovski and the lightweight bout between Gleison Tibau and Piotr Hallmann, airs live on UFC Fight Pass from the Ginásio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia, Brazil beginning at 5:45pm ET / 2:45pm PT

UFC FIGHT PASS MAIN EVENT
Andrei Arlovski (248) VS Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva (264)

UFC FIGHT PASS MAIN CARD
Piotr Hallmann (155) VS Gleison Tibau (156)
Efrain Escudero (156) VS Leonardo Santos (155)
Wendell Oliveira (170) VS Santiago Ponzinibbio (171)
Russell Doane (136) VS Iuri Alcantara (136)
Larissa Pacheco (136) VS Jessica Andrade (134)

UFC FIGHT PASS PRELIMS
Dashon Johnson (146) VS Godofredo Pepey (146)
George Sullivan (171) VS Igor Araujo (171)
Leandro “Buscape” Silva (156) VS Francisco Trinaldo (155)
Sean Spencer (170) VS Paulo Thiago (171)
Johnny Bedford (136) VS Rani Yahya (136)

To watch UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS on Saturday, September 13, sign up here

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COMING UP NEXT: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Silva vs. Arlovski is LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS Saturday, Sept. 13 at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT . . . Click here for more



September 12th, 2014


UFC

UFC Announces Settlement of Piracy Lawsuit

Zuffa, LLC, d/b/a Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) today announced the resolution and settlement of its lawsuit against Steven Messina filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York by Zuffa, LLC’s anti-piracy counsel, Lonstein Law Office, P.C. Steven Messina, through his attorney, Michael Heitmann, confessed to his illegal behavior and apologized for his actions that resulted in the illegal sharing of UFC content. As part of the settlement, Messina was penalized by the UFC for an undisclosed amount and forced to surrender his computer hardware and software to UFC representatives. Additionally, Messina will turn over all records and information pertaining to piracy of UFC content and information related to other potential infringers. He must also cooperate with the UFC organization and law enforcement authorities in an effort to prevent others from stealing intellectual property. (more…)



September 12th, 2014


UFC

Meet the Strawweights: Angela Magana

The next time your venti mocha latte with whipped cream on top isn’t the right temperature or has the requisite amount of mocha, venti, or whatever they put in those things, you may want to look at the life of The Ultimate Fighter 20’s Angela Magana and get your priorities straight . . . Click here for more at UFC.com

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COMING UP NEXT: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Silva vs. Arlovski is LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS Saturday, Sept. 13 at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT . . . Click here for more



September 12th, 2014


UFC

Holloway chasing another finish in Sweden

By all measures, Max Holloway has already had a successful 2014 campaign.

Over the first eight months of the year, the Hawaiian featherweight has amassed three stoppage victories, beginning with a Knockout of the Night-winning performance against Will Chope on the first fight card of the year and continuing with a third-round submission win against fellow prospect Andre Fili at UFC 172 . . . Click here for more at UFC.com

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COMING UP NEXT: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Silva vs. Arlovski is LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS Saturday, Sept. 13 at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT . . . Click here for more



September 11th, 2014


UFC

Fight Night Brasilia Prelim Fantasy Preview

The undercard for the upcoming UFC Fight Night show in Brasilia, Brazil showcases a slew of veteran fighters looking to return to their winning ways after recent setbacks. While there are a few prospects littering this undercard, it’s the veterans who really highlight the show here, with five bouts in total and 45 total fights of UFC experience between 10 fighters . . . Click here for more at UFC.com

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COMING UP NEXT: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Silva vs. Arlovski is LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS Saturday, Sept. 13 at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT . . . Click here for more



September 11th, 2014


UFC

Meet the Strawweights: Heather Jo Clark

The Ultimate Fighter season 20’s Heather Jo Clark isn’t a name dropper, and that’s probably a good thing, because if she ran down the litany of standout fighters and coaches she’s worked with over the years, she might have a tough time finding opponents. But if she won’t run down that list, I will . . . Click here for more at UFC.com

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COMING UP NEXT: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Silva vs. Arlovski is LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS Saturday, Sept. 13 at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT . . . Click here for more



September 10th, 2014


UFC

Joe Rogan Riffs on Bigfoot vs. Pittbull

Two of the biggest punchers in the heavyweight division collide at UFC® FIGHT NIGHT BRASILIA this Saturday, and fans around the world can catch the action live and on-demand on UFCFIGHTPASS.com, the UFC’s digital streaming service. (more…)



September 10th, 2014


UFC

Fight Night Brasilia Main Card Fantasy Preview

The UFC lands in Brasilia, Brazil this weekend for a UFC Fight Night card topped by heavyweights Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Andrei Arlovski in a rematch of a bout the pair had in 2010 while under the Strikeforce banner . . . Click here for more at UFC.com

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COMING UP NEXT: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Silva vs. Arlovski is LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS Saturday, Sept. 13 at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT . . . Click here for more



September 10th, 2014


UFC

TUF Latin America: Episode 3 Preview

One of the best parts throughout the history of The Ultimate Fighter is seeing the many different walks of life the competitors that make it to the show come from. In season one, Josh Koshceck entered the series as one of the most unknown and novice commodities on the show, but with his tremendous background in amateur wrestling, which included an NCAA championship, he made it to the semifinals and eventually had an extremely successful career in the UFC . . . Click here for more at UFC.com

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COMING UP NEXT: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Silva vs. Arlovski is LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS Saturday, Sept. 13 at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT . . . Click here for more



September 9th, 2014


UFC

Meet the Strawweights: Aisling Daly

When you think of Irish MMA, the first name to come to mind is that of “The Notorious” Conor McGregor. Close behind will likely be Cathal Pendred and probably Patrick Holohan. But the next name from the Emerald Isle that fight fans will be talking about is the first one who was in Dublin’s Straight Blast Gym – Aisling Daly, whose road to the UFC begins on season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter . . . Click here for more at UFC.com

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COMING UP NEXT: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Silva vs. Arlovski is LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS Saturday, Sept. 13 at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT . . . Click here for more



September 8th, 2014


UFC

Waterson defends title at Invicta FC 8

Invicta FC atomweight champion Michelle Waterson looked every inch a superstar in the making, as she ripped apart teak-tough challenger Yasuko Tamada in the main event of Invicta FC 8 at the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri. The “Karate Hottie” scored a standing TKO in the final few seconds of the third round, showing no ring-rust despite over a year away from action . . . Click here for more at UFC.com

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COMING UP NEXT: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Silva vs. Arlovski is LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS Saturday, Sept. 13 at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT . . . Click here for more



September 7th, 2014


UFC

Fight Night Foxwoods Post-Fight

UFC Sr. Director of Public Relations Dave Sholler was joined on stage by Jacare Souza, Gegard Mousasi, Matt Mitrione, Joe Lauzon, and John Moraga at the Fight Night Foxwoods Post Fight Press Conference . . . Click here for more at UFC.com

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COMING UP NEXT: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Silva vs. Arlovski is LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS Saturday, Sept. 13 at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT . . . Click here for more



September 6th, 2014


UFC

UFN Foxwoods Main: Jacare Subs Mousasi in Three

James Brown called it the big payback, and middleweight contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza got plenty of revenge for a 2008 knockout loss to Gegard Mousasi Friday night at the Foxwoods Resort Casino, dominating his fellow 185-pound standout en route to a third-round submission victory . . . Click here for more at UFC.com

Also see: Rothwell Romps, KOs the Reem in One
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COMING UP NEXT: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Silva vs. Arlovski is LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS Saturday, Sept. 13 at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT . . . Click here for more



September 6th, 2014


UFC

UFN Foxwoods Prelims: Moraga Loses a Round, Wins the Fight

Number five ranked flyweight contender John Moraga handed hot prospect Justin Scoggins his second consecutive defeat at the Foxwoods Resort Casino Friday night, roaring back from a rough first round to submit the “Tank” in the second stanza of their UFC Fight Night bout . . . Click here for more at UFC.com
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COMING UP NEXT: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Silva vs. Arlovski is LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS Saturday, Sept. 13 at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT . . . Click here for more



September 5th, 2014


UFC

UFN Foxwoods Predictions

That’s right boys and girls, it’s time for another New England edition of the Downes Side! Fun fact: even old New York was once New Amsterdam. Why did they change it? I can’t say . . . Click here for more at UFC.com
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COMING UP NEXT: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Souza vs. Mousasi is LIVE on FOX Sports 1 TONIGHT at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT . . . Click here for more



September 5th, 2014


UFC

Live Invicta FC Card Kicks Off Biggest Month Yet on UFCFightPASS

The stacked September of exclusively live fights on UFCFIGHTPASS.com begins this Saturday, with the inaugural Invicta FC event live and on-demand from Kansas City.

The Invicta FC 8 event is headlined by Invicta atomweight champion Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson defending her title against Japanese challenger Yasuko Tamada, while the fight for the vacant strawweight belt between Stephanie Eggink and Katja Kankaanpää co-mains the 10-fight card. (more…)



September 4th, 2014


UFC

Fight Night Foxwoods at the scales

UFC Fight Night, which is headlined by the middleweight bout between Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Gegard Mousasi and the heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Ben Rothwell, airs live on FOX Sports 1 from the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut at 10pm ET / 7pm PT. Fans can also see six prelim bouts on FOX Sports 1 at 7pm ET / 4pm PT.

MAIN EVENT
Gegard Mousasi (186) VS Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (185)

FOX SPORTS 1 MAIN CARD
Ben Rothwell (264) VS Alistair Overeem (248)
Derrick Lewis (264) VS Matt Mitrione (255)
Michael Chiesa (156) VS Joe Lauzon (155)

FOX SPORTS 1 PRELIMS
Charles Oliveira (150*) VS Nik Lentz (146)
Justin Scoggins (126) VS John Moraga (126)
Rodrigo Damm (156) VS Al Iaquinta (155)
Chris Camozzi (186) VS Rafael Natal (185)
Chris Beal (135) VS Tateki Matsuda (135)
Chas Skelly (145) VS Sean Soriano (145)

*Oliveira missed weight – he will forfeit 20% of his purse and the fight will go on as scheduled.

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COMING UP NEXT: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Souza vs. Mousasi is LIVE on FOX Sports 1 FRIDAY at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT . . . Click here for more



September 4th, 2014


UFC

Wheaties Fans Select Anthony Pettis as America’s NEXT Box Champion

With over 873,000 workouts logged over the last two months in support of the Wheaties NEXT Challenge, America has spoken by selecting UFC ® lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis to be featured nationally on the famed Wheaties box. This marks the first time in the cereal’s 91-year history that Wheaties put the power in the hands of the voters to choose the next elite athlete to appear on the box. Pettis’ Wheaties box will be available in early 2015. (more…)



September 4th, 2014


UFC

Fight Night Mashantucket Prelim Fantasy Preview

The UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. Mousasi preliminary card on Friday will feature four fights with competitors looking for redemption after recent losses . . . Click here for more at UFC.com
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COMING UP NEXT: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Souza vs. Mousasi is LIVE on FOX Sports 1 on Friday, September 5 at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT . . . Click here for more



September 4th, 2014

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