A pair of newcomers will make their promotional debuts at UFC on Fuel TV in Omaha next month. Justin Salas, who beat Jake Ellenberger’s twin brother Joe in October, will debut against Anton Kuivanen – on a card headlined by Jake.
Kenny Florian takes a familiar position behind the microphone as the subject of Thursday’s UFC Fight Club Q&A session in Nashville.
Sean Loeffler brings a 25-5 record and six-fight winning streak into his UFC debut against Buddy Roberts at UFC on Fuel TV in Omaha on Feb. 15.
With just a few days to spare, Fabricio Camoes has his new opponent for his return to the UFC. Camoes meets newcomer Tommy Hayden on Friday in Nashville.
Erick Silva will get his win bonus even though he was disqualified Saturday at UFC 142 for what Mario Yamasaki deemed illegal strikes against Carlo Prater.
Tickets for the UFC’s debut in Sweden sold out in three hours, making the event at Stockholm’s Ericsson Globe Arena the faster seller in the company’s European history.
Following a rough weight cut that had him 11 pounds over the middleweight max, and a first-round loss to Vitor Belfort, Anthony Johnson has been cut by the UFC.
Edson Barboza was a double winner for Fight of the Night and Knockout of the Night, and Rousimar Palhares won Submission of the Night at UFC 142 in Rio.
With a perfectly timed knee and two follow-up shots on the ground, Jose Aldo left one second on the first-round clock – and then left the Octagon to celebrate with his home Brazilian fans after beating featherweight challenger Chad Mendes in Rio de Janeiro.