UFC 211

May 11th, 2017
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at American Michel Quinones as he makes his UFC debut against fellow American Jared Gordon at UFC 211 in Dallas, Texas.   Michel “El Capo” Quinones Hometown: Queens, New YorkAge: 32Height: 5-foot-10Reach: 71 inchesWeight Class: FeatherweightCamp:…

May 9th, 2017
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at heavyweight Rashad Coulter as he makes his UFC debut against fellow American Chase Sherman at UFC 211 in Dallas, Texas.   Rashad “Daywalker” Coulter Hometown: Dallas, TexasAge: 35Height: 6-footReach: 77 inchesWeight Class: HeavyweightCamp: Octagon MMACareer…

May 5th, 2017
James Lynch

Justin Gaethje officially signs with the UFC WSOF champion and undefeated lightweight Justin Gaethje has finally joined the UFC roster. Gaethje (17-0) held the WSOF title for three years and has stopped 15 of his 17 career opponents. Now he is the newest member of the UFC after officially signing with the organization on Wednesday, revealing the…

May 3rd, 2017
James Lynch

Top featherweight Zabit Magomedsharipov signs with the UFC The MMA Kings (later confirmed by Ariel Helwani) broke the news Tuesday that former ACB featherweight champion Zabit Magomedsharipov has officially signed with the UFC. Magomedsharipov (12-1) is currently riding an eight-fight win streak, including a first-round TKO victory against Valdines Silva in his last fight at ACB…

April 18th, 2017
James Lynch

Chase Sherman now faces Dmitry Poberezhets at UFC 211 As I reported yesterday on Twitter, heavyweight Chase Sherman has stepped up on short notice to face Dmitry Poberezhets at UFC 211 next month in Dallas.  Sherman (9-3) replaces the injured Jarjis Danho in this fight and will be searching for his first UFC victory. The 27-year-old has…

March 26th, 2017
Gabe Killian

We are heading into the fourth month of the year, and the UFC’s 2017 calendar continues to fill up. Here are my thoughts on some recently booked matchups… Fight: Krzysztof Jotko vs. David Branch Card: UFC 211 Where: Dallas, TX When: May 13, 2017 Thoughts: Branch is giving up his WSOF middleweight and light heavyweight…

March 23rd, 2017
Brad Taschuk

Following last weekend’s UFC Fight Pass card from London, the organization will take a break until the second week of April. When the Octagon does set up shop once again however, it will be to host an impressive spring slate of events. The best of the lot are UFC 210 and 211, which feature title bouts…

March 9th, 2017
James Lynch

Eddie Alvarez vs. Dustin Poirier and two other matchups set for UFC 211 UFC officials announced three new matchups: lightweights Eddie Alvarez vs. Dustin Poirier, flyweights Henry Cejudo vs. Sergio Pettis and middleweights David Brach vs. Krzysztof Jotko have all been added to UFC 211. Alvarez (28-5) hasn’t competed since November where he lost his lightweight title to…

February 24th, 2017
James Lynch

Joanna Jedrzejczyk defends strawweight title against Jessica Andrade at UFC 211  UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk announced Wednesday on FOXSports’ PROcast App that she will be defending her strawweight title against Jessica Andrade at UFC 211… It’s on! #UFC champion @joannamma is returning to Dallas to defend her title for a 5th time! What do…

February 8th, 2017
James Lynch

Fabricio Werdum faces Ben Rothwell at UFC 211 Combate is reporting that heavyweights Fabricio Werdum and Ben Rothwell will clash at UFC 211. Werdum (21-6-1) heads into this matchup off a unanimous-decision victory over Travis Browne back at UFC 203. Prior to that, he lost his UFC heavyweight title to Stipe Miocic at UFC 198 in Brazil. Rothwell…

February 7th, 2017
James Lynch

Stipe Miocic vs. Junior Dos Santos rematch set for UFC 211 According to MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani, Stipe Miocic’s next title defense will come against the last opponent who defeated him, Junior Dos Santos. The rematch will occur May 13th at UFC 211. Miocic (16-2) won the UFC heavyweight title last year at UFC 198, when…

January 25th, 2017
James Lynch

Makwan Amirkhani vs. Arnold Allen slated for UFC Fight Night 107 Featheweight prospect Makwan Amirkhani returns to the cage on March 18th when he battles Arnold Allen at UFC Fight Night 107. UFC officials announced the matchup on Tuesday. Amirkhani (13-2) hasn’t competed since a decision victory over Mike Wilkinson back at UFC Fight Night…