Fight Announcements

August 6th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

While one of these bouts was previously announced, fans will be getting to unwrap their present nearly a month early for an upcoming UFC pay-per-view headliner while a pair of other elite match-ups were announced in the welterweight and featherweight divisions. Robbie Lawler vs Carlos Condit, UFC 193 Originally announced as the headliner of an…

August 5th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC kept everyone busy with a plethora of fight announcements yesterday including three for the upcoming UFC 192 pay-per-view. Here’s a look at them: Matt Brown vs Kelvin Gastelum, TUF: Latin America 2 Finale Kelvin Kastelum is getting another chance to compete at welterweight. Fresh off a dominant performance at middleweight over former Strikeforce champion and…

July 31st, 2015
Brian Hemminger

It’s not often you see a fight change without an injury, but for UFC 191’s case, it actually made the card much better. The Anthony Johnson vs Jan Blachowicz fight has been scrapped and from the ashes, two new light heavyweight bouts have been created. Anthony Johnson vs Jimi Manuwa, UFC 191 Coming off a…

July 29th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Everyone was wondering what would headline the UFC’s return to Dublin, Ireland, and they had their wish granted earlier this morning as rising lightweight star Joseph Duffy will meet the resurgent Dustin Poirier in the main event of UFC Fight Night 77. Here’s the lowdown on the latest fight announcement news which has gone down in…

July 5th, 2015
Gabe Killian

Seven months into the year and the UFC’s calendar continues to fill up. Here are my thoughts on some recently booked match-ups… Fight: Marcus Brimage vs Jimmie Rivera Card: UFC Fight Night 72 Where: Glasgow, Scotland When: July 18, 2015 Thoughts: Nearly seven years on the regional circuit, amassing a professional mixed martial arts record…

June 8th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A few new UFC fights were announced over the weekend. Here they are, along with my thoughts on each. Beneil Dariush vs. Michael Johnson, UFC Fight Night 73 A lightweight bout between top-ranked contenders Beneil Dariush and Michael Johnson will likely serve as the co-main event for UFC Fight Night 73, which goes down August…

May 7th, 2015
Gabe Killian

Five months into the year and the UFC’s calendar continues to fill up. Here are my thoughts on some recently booked match-ups… Fight: Gian Villante vs Tom Lawlor Card: UFC on FOX 16 Where: Chicago, IL. When: July 25, 2015 Thoughts: I don’t like this fight very much, it does not make sense to me….

November 27th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The fight cards on the UFC’s calendar continue to fill up, with new fight bookings being announced on a near-daily basis. Here are my thoughts on some of them… Al Iaquinta vs Joe Lauzon These two lightweights and veterans of The Ultimate Fighter reality series have been pegged to square off against each other on…

October 14th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The fight cards on the UFC’s calendar continue to fill up, with new fight bookings being announced on a near-daily basis. Here are my thoughts on some of them… Daron Cruickshank vs KJ Noons Cruickshank will be taking on Noons in what is his fifth professional bout of 2014, and he will be looking to…

August 7th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The fight cards on the UFC’s second half of 2014 calendar continue to fill up, with new fight bookings being announced on a near-daily basis. Here are my thoughts on some of them… Anderson Silva vs Nick Diaz It was announced that two of the biggest draws in UFC history will return to action to…

June 10th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The fight cards on the UFC’s calendar continue to fill up, with new fight bookings being announced on a near-daily basis. Here are my thoughts on some of them… Marcus Brimage vs Russell Doane “The Bama Beast” will be dropping down to 135-pounds to take on the Hawaiian, Russell Doane in his divisional debut. Brimage…

May 15th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The fight cards on the UFC’s calendar continue to fill up, with new fight bookings being announced on a near-daily basis. Here are my thoughts on some of them… ”The California Kid” Urijah Faber vs Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres – This bantamweight scrap was just announced and will be on the main card for UFC…

May 8th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC continued to announce a number of new matchups in the last 24 hours or so, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on all the new fights. Stefan Struve vs. Matt Mitrione, UFC 175 He’s back! The UFC yesterday announced that heavyweight Stefan Struve will return from a…

May 4th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The fight cards on the UFC’s calendar continue to fill up, with new fight bookings being announced on a near-daily basis. Here are my thoughts on some of them… Jim Miller vs Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone – This lightweight match-up will headline the UFC’s July trip to Miller’s backyard of Atlantic City, NJ. Both of these…

April 23rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC yesterday announced two new fights for upcoming fight cards, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll quickly break down the bouts and give my initial thoughts on both of them. Yuri Alcantara vs. Vaughan Lee, UFC Fight Night 41 The first newly-announced matchup is a bantamweight bout between Yuri Alcantara and Vaughan…

April 15th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The fight cards on the UFC’s calendar continue to fill up, with new fight bookings being announced on a near-daily basis. Here are my thoughts on some of them… ”Rowdy” Ronda Rousey vs Alexis “Ally-Gator” Davis – Davis asked for it and she got it. UFC President Dana White took to Twitter on Friday afternoon…