Category: UFC

Yancy Medeiros vs. Alex Oliveira booked for UFC 218

  by Guilherme Cruz@guicruzzz    Yancy Medeiros finished Erick Silva in his last UFC fight. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Yancy Medeiros and Alex Oliveira are set to meet inside the Octagon in December, both fighters announced on social media. “The Kid” vs. “Cowboy” will take place at the UFC 218 pay-per-view event in Detroit, Michigan, on Dec. […]

UFC 216 results: Point deduction turns Bobby Green vs. Lando Vannata into draw

MMAFighting..com by Dave Doyle@davedoylemma  An illegal leg strike by Lando Vannata in the first round of his UFC 216 bout with Bobby Greenwas the difference between a Vannata victory and a draw on Saturday night. Vannata, on the attack in the first round of their lightweight fight, threw a knee at the downed Green. The knee […]

Thales Leites defends Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre clash at UFC 217

  by Guilherme Cruz@guicruzzz  Thales Leites lost a split decision to Michael Bisping in 2015. Zuffa LLC/Getty Thales Leites returns to the Octagon at Saturday’s pay-per-view event in Las Vegas, and while many fellow UFC middleweights complain about the upcoming title bout, he has a different opinion regarding the state of the division. […]

UFC 216 fight card: Fabricio Werdum will now face Walt Harris

MMAFighting.com by Alexander K. Lee@AlexanderKLee   Walt Harris Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Walt Harris is seizing the opportunity of a lifetime. On Saturday, a back injury forced Derrick Lewis to withdraw at the last minute from a bout vs. former heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum (21-7-1) scheduled for the main card of UFC 216 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. It […]

Kevin Lee weighs in at 156 pounds, gets extra hour to make championship weight for UFC 216

by Alexander K. Lee@AlexanderKLee  Esther Lin, MMA Fighting At Friday’s weigh-ins for UFC 216, would-be lightweight interim title challenger Kevin Lee hit the scales at 156 pounds, one pound over the limit for his championship bout opposite Tony Ferguson on Saturday. “The Motown Phenom” was the last fighter to weigh in, arriving at the very last second […]