Dana slams Woodley and Covington and says interim 170 title likely

We all know the difficulties Dana White has had with UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. Dana essentially claims that Woodley is hard to book fights for, unwilling to engage in conversations about fighting, and has even turned down fights in the past. If you would like a good example of his frustrations just read what … Read more

Gus wants Jones in a 205 title bout

Alexander Gustafsson and Jon Jones went to war for the light heavyweight championship back at UFC 165 in a fight many thought was the best ever at that weight. Since the 2013 meeting Gus has gone 3-2 and is on a two fight win streak whereas Jones is 3-0-1 with all three wins coming via … Read more

Australian Fighting Championship returns May 17th

On May 17 2014, the Australian Fighting Championship (AFC) will venture to Albury NSW and conduct a fight card inside a cage for the first time. Headlined by two title fights and a host of other huge match ups, the 10-fight card promises to be the biggest in Australian MMA history. Under the BIG TOP regal 8 marquee approximately 3,500 people will cram in to see the biggest and best MMA action available in Australia.

UFC Fight Night 29 – Maia vs. Shields breakdown

On October 9th, 2013 the UFC comes back to Fox Sports 1 with a great free card headlined by a welterweight bout with title implications between Demian Maia and Jake Shields. Both men have contended for the UFC title with Shields at welterweight and Maia a tmiddleweight Both did so unsuccessfully. That’s not where the comparisons endthough. Both men are fantastic black belts in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and have demonstrated such in their MMA careers. So ready or not, here comes the breakdown for this battle between these top contenders.

UFC announces Anderson Silva vs. Demian Maia for UFC 112 Middleweight Title

UFC® ANNOUNCES ANDERSON SILVA vs. DEMIAN MAIA FOR UFC 112 MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT SATURDAY, APRIL 10, LIVE FROM FERRARI WORLD YAS ISLAND, ABU DHABI Belfort Injured; Maia Steps up to Face Silva for Title Shot Las Vegas, NV (USA) – Following a hard-fought three round win over Dan Miller at UFC 109 that showed him to … Read more

Winner of Marquardt vs. Sonnen will have next title shot

UFC President Dana White announced at today’s press conference that the winner of Nate Marquardt vs. Chael Sonnen at UFC 109, will fight the winner of Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort for the UFC Middleweight Title. Marquardt said that was the first he had heard the news, so he was happy. Marquardt vs. Sonnen will fight in the co-main event this Saturday night, Feb. 6, at the … Read more

Shane Carwin confirms expected interim title fight with Frank Mir at UFC 111

It looks as though the plan is to have undefeated heavyweight heavy-hitter Shane Carwin (11-0) face Frank Mir (13-4) for an interim heavyweight title on March 27, at UFC 111, in Newark, N.J. Carwin confirmed the expected match-up today on his website (www.shane-carwin.com):

I expect to make my return to the UFC in March 2010. I will be fighting in Newark New Jersey at UFC 111. I have not signed any contracts yet but I have told my manager to inform UFC Matchmaker that “I accept the offer”.

Carwin had originally been next in line to face UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar for a shot at his title. However, with the champ indefinitely sidelined, and unless he recovers much sooner than expected, it is likely the UFC will implement another interim title for the heavyweight division.

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Trevor Prangley fighting for Shark Fights title

Shark Fights Promotions have announced that the recently released MFC light heavyweight champion, Trevor Prangley, has agreed to fight for their organization.

As many may recall, Prangley was stripped of his belt and released from the MFC for violating an exclusivity clause in his contract.

According to the latest Twitter update from Shark Fights, his agreeing to fight for their light heavyweight title was the cause of the firing from the MFC.  “MFC cuts and strips Trevor Prangley of his title and contract for fighting for the belt for Shark Fight Promotions, their loss, our gain” is what Brent Medley, Shark Fights matchmaker, tweeted.

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