UFC 173 gets new championship main event with Barao vs. Dillashaw, Lawler vs. Ellenberger also added

After UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman’s recent knee injury, his UFC 173 scheduled title defense against Lyoto Machida has been pushed back to July. Filling the main event slot on May 24 will be UFC bantamweight champ Renan Barao putting his title and 35 fight unbeaten streak up against 135-pound challenger TJ Dillashaw.

Tarec Saffiedine gets unanimous decision win, full UFC Fight Night 34 results

Did you wake up early and watch UFC Fight Night 34 on Fight Pass? Yeah well you missed some good scraps, finishes and a solid stream that was welcomed. It was an event void of any knockouts but you can’t be perfect right?

UFC Fight Night: Saffiedine vs. Lim full card

The UFC Fight Night: Saffiedine vs. Lim event will take place at the Marina Bay Sands venue in Marina Bay, Singapore. The event will not air in North American TV markets, and will only be available via the new UFC Digital Network(UFC Fight Pass).

Tatsuya Kawajiri joins UFC roster

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PRIDE, DREAM, and ONE FC veteran Tatsuya Kawajiri is expected to make his UFC debut in January, when the organization hosts its first Asian event outside of China or Japan. The January 4th card is set to take place in Singapore, and will be headlined by a welterweight match up between Jake Ellenberger and Tarec Saffiedine.

Tarec Saffiedine injured, Siyar Bahadurzada now faces Robbie Lawler at UFC on FOX 8

Robbie Lawler, UFC 157

A new bout has been formed for the UFC on FOX 8 card as Robbie Lawler’s (10-9) opponent Tarec Saffiedine (14-3) has suffered an injury, which has forced him to withdraw from their scheduled matchup. Siyar Bahadurzada (21-5-1) has stepped in as a replacement and now faces Lawler at UFC on FOX 8, which takes place at the Key Arena in Seattle, Wash., on July 27.

‘UFC on FOX 8: Johnson vs. Moraga’ full fight card announced; tickets on sale May 17

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UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson (17-2-1) returns to FOX television for his second straight title defense when he faces number one 125-pound contender John Moraga (13-1) in the UFC on FOX 8 main event on Saturday, July 27 at Key Arena in Seattle, Wash.