Herb Dean, Keith Peterson to referee UFC 169’s championship fights

  The New Jersey State Athletic Control Board announced that Herb Dean will oversee the main event between UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao and challenger Urijah Faber, while Keith Peterson will officiate the bout between UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and top contender Ricardo Lamas The judges for both contests will be UFC vet Ricardo Almeida,  Cardo … Read more

Baltimore lands Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira title fight at UFC 172

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Hopefully this is the last time we have to report the date and place for the light heavyweight title fight between champ Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira. As of now it appears that the two will tangle in Baltimore at UFC 172 on April 26th according to the Baltimore Sun. MMAJunkie.com is also reporting that this will be the case as it will be the first time Baltimore will host a UFC event

UFC 169 tickets on sale November 22

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Two world title fights headline UFC’s return to Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. In the night’s main event, the undisputed UFC bantamweight champion will be crowned when reigning champion Dominick Cruz (19-1, fighting out of San Diego, Calif.) returns to action after two years away from competition due to injury to meet red-hot interim champion Renan Barao (33-1, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).

Dominick Cruz talks about his return to the cage on Inside MMA *Video*

Dominick Cruz, Renan Barao, UFC on FUEL TV 7

Tonight on AXS TV’S INSIDE MMA, series hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten presented this week’s top news and highlights, including exclusive interviews with returning UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and upcoming Bellator headliners Michael Chandler and Eddie Alvarez. After a two-year hiatus from fighting to recover from multiple surgeries on his torn ACL, reigning UFC bantamweight … Read more

UFC 169 to feature two title fights on February 1st

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UFC officials have announced that the UFC 169 PPV event that’s set for February 1 in Newark, New Jersey, will feature two title fights. UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will look to defend his title against Ricardo Lamas in the main event. The co-main event will feature the long awaited matchup between UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and UFC interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao.