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Ben Henderson Reveals How Short Notice 170lb Fight Came About

Ben Henderson has mentioned in the past that he’s considered moving up to the UFC’s welterweight division, and he’ll finally get the chance to test the waters at 170lbs with a short notice fight against Brandon Thatch in the main event of UFC Fight Night 60 next weekend. Exactly how did the fight come about though? Henderson tells Bleacher Report that he had been pushing UFC...
Via Fight Of The Night
21 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC CEO on CM Punk’s Debut, If They Will Go Outside of UFC for Opponent

- UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta recently spoke with ESPN.com and commented on CM Punk’s debut in The Octagon Fertitta promised Punk’s UFC debut will come against someone “competitive” and said it will probably be a pay-per-view co-main event. Fertitta said they will most likely go outside of the promotion for Punk’s first opponent but it’s going to be left up to UFC matchmaker...
Via Wrestle Scoop
29 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC CEO Addresses CM Punk’s Debut and If the Company Will Go Outside of UFC for His Opponent

- UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta recently spoke with ESPN.com and commented on CM Punk's debut in The Octagon Fertitta promised Punk's UFC debut will come against someone "competitive" and said it will probably be a pay-per-view co-main event. Fertitta said they will most likely go outside of the promotion for Punk's first opponent but it's going to be left up to UFC matchmaker Joe...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta Addresses CM Punk’s Debut

UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta recently spoke with ESPN.com and commented on CM Punk’s debut in The OctagonFertitta promised Punk’s UFC debut will come against someone “competitive” and said it will probably be a pay-per-view co-main event.Fertitta said they will most likely go outside of the promotion for Punk’s first opponent but it’s going to be left up to UFC matchmaker...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

The Round Up: UFC fight announcements for the past two weeks

The past two weeks have been a busy time for UFC matchmakers Joe Silva and Sean Shelby as they start to put together the fights that will make up the first two months of 2015.  Not to mention a few injuries that have forced changes to a few key matchups later this year as well. Main events like Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson were announced as well as a welterweight showdown...
Via Fox Sports
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Pedro Munhoz preps for RFA Title defense against Billy Daniels at Kings MMA, next step UFC

Meet the RFA Bantamweight Champion Pedro Munhoz because it won’t be long before he is a household name crushing the competition in the UFC octagon. He takes on Bill Daniels at RFA 12 on January 24th here in Los Angeles, and with a win, he will almost undoubtedly get the call from Joe Silva. He is a black belt in BJJ, with some serious standup skills to go along with it. He even...
Via MMAinterviews
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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