UFC officials have announced a bout for the upcoming UFC Fight Night event that’s set for June 28 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. Rani Yahya and Johnny Bedford will meet in a rematch of their bout from UFC Fight Night 39 last week. The original bout ended in a no contest after the referee called a stop to the bout just 39 seconds into the fight after an accidental clash of heads.
First things first – what are we calling this thing? UFC Fight Night 39? UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Nelson? UFC Fight Night Abu Dhabi? I’ve even seen just UFC Abu Dhabi. As you can see from the title, I’ve gone with the numerical approach. Numbers are logical and chronological. Things tend to get squirly … Read more
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) makes its return to Japan this weekend with a stacked card on “free” television. “UFC on Fuel TV 8” takes place Saturday, March 2, at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. There’s a long history of amazing MMA and combat sporting events in Saitama, and there’s something special about seeing the UFC holding events there and helping to revive the mixed martial arts scene in Japan.
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