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UFC on FOX 7 media call: White, Henderson, Melendez, Mir, Cormier

UFC on FOX 7

The Ultimate Fighting Championship held a media conference call Tuesday for the upcoming "UFC on FOX 7: Henderson vs. Melendez" fight card scheduled to take place April 20 at HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif. UFC President Dana White, along with headliners UFC lightweight champ Benson Henderson and former Strikeforce lightweight champ Gilbert Melendez, as well as co-headliners former UFC heavyweight champ Frank Mir and former Strikeforce heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier, all participated in the call. Read More »

Updated UFC on FOX 7: Henderson vs. Melendez full card

UFC on FOX 7

There have been a few changes for the upcoming UFC on FOX 7: Henderson vs. Melendez event due to injuries suffered by a few fighters on the card. The event is set for April 20 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California, and will be headlined by the UFC lightweight title fight between champion Ben Henderson and former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez. Read More »

The UFC on FOX 7: Henderson vs. Melendez full card

UFC on FOX 7

UFC officials have announced a number of new bouts for the upcoming UFC on FOX 7: Henderson vs. Melendez event. The event is set for April 20 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California and will be headlined by the UFC lightweight title fight between champion Ben Henderson and former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez. Read More »

Chad Mendes vs. Clay Guida added to UFC on FOX 7 in April

Glay Guida, ProMMAnow.com, UFC on FOX 7

Former featherweight number one contender Chad Mendes was scheduled to take on Manny Gamburyan at UFC 157 next week, but Gamburyan had to withdraw from the bout due to injury. Mendes was pulled from the card because no fighters were willing to take the fight on such short notice. However, Mendes will now take on Clay Guida at the UFC on FOX 7 event that's set for April at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. Read More »

UFC on FOX 7: Henderson vs. Melendez tickets now on sale

UFC on FOX 7

The tickets for the UFC on FOX 7: Henderson vs. Melendez event are now on sale. The event is set for April 20 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California and will be headlined by the UFC lightweight title fight between champion Ben Henderson and former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez. The co-main event will consist of a heavyweight bout between top heavyweights Daniel Cormier and former champion Frank Mir. Read More »

The Ultimate Fighter 17 episode 2 recap: Barnatt vs. Smith

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With Coach Chael Sonnen getting the privilege of picking the first fighter for his team in episode 1, Jones got the privilege of being able to pick the first fight. To represent his team, Jones selects 30-year-old Gilbert Smith (5-1) of Colorado Springs, Colo. to take on 24-year-old Luke Barnatt (5-0) of Cambridge, England. It's a bit of an odd match-up and weird pick from Coach Jones because of the significant height advantage the 6-foot-4-inch Barnatt has over the 5-foot-9-inch Smith. Read More »

UFC on FOX 7: Henderson vs. Melendez, Cormier vs. Mir set for April 20

UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson

The UFC on FOX 7 card is getting started with a bang as UFC officials have confirmed that the UFC lightweight title will be defended on FOX for the second time by Ben Henderson (18-2). Henderson will be taking on the final Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez (21-2). Also, Daniel Cormier (11-0) will be taking on Frank Mir (16-6) in UFC heavyweight action. Read More »

Independent MMA Link Club

MMA link club

This week's Independent MMA Link Club takes a look at Frank Mir moving to Strikeforce for a one-off fight with Daniel Cormier. The case is made for AXS TV (formerly HDNet) picking up the Invicta FC broadcast. Some Fight Nerds ask if the UFC is putting on too many events and they take a look at TUF 16. All this and more in this week's Independent MMA Link Club. Read More »

Report: Frank Mir to face Daniel Cormier in Strikeforce

It is being reported that former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir (16-6) will face Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix champion Daniel Cormier (10-0) in Strikeforce. Cormier has one fight left with Strikeforce, and Mir will crossover to the Zuffa-owned promotion to face him in a bout expected to take place Sept. 29 in Sacramento, Calif., in the co-main event of "Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy" which will air live on Showtime. Read More »

UFC 146 medical suspensions: Cain Velasquez could be out for six months

X-ray of a Badly Broken Arm

The UFC 146 medical suspensions have been handed down by the Nevada State Athletic Commission and a couple of fighters could be out for a while if not officially cleared by a doctor beforehand. ProMMAnow (www.prommanow.com) was informed that Cain Velasquez, Antonio Silva, Jason Miller, C.B. Dollaway, Jamie Varner, and Jacob Volkmann could all be out of action for up to six months. Read More »

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