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Veteran Ben Rothwell Welcomes Newcomer Askar Mozharov To The UFC

UPDATE: Ben Rothwell will now be facing Chris Barnett at this event in place of Askar Mozharov. 15-fight UFC veteran Ben Rothwell will be attempting to stop promotional newcomer Askar Mozharov in his tracks. According to Russian MMA reporter Igor Lazorin, Ben Rothwell will be looking to get back into the...

UFC Jacksonville Highlights: Ben Rothwell Outstrikes Ovince Saint Preux

Ovince Saint Preux made his heavyweight debut against Ben Rothwell at UFC Jacksonville.  The two fighters met in a heavyweight bout at the UFC Jacksonville event on Wednesday night from Jacksonville, Florida at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on ESPN+. The new weight division debut for OSP wasn’t what he thought...

Stefan Struve Discusses Controversial Loss To Ben Rothwell: ‘Changed The Entire Course Of The Fight’

Stefan Struve returned from a brief retirement to battle Ben Rothwell at UFC Washington D.C. Early on, Struve was having success and looked as if he would coast to a decision win. Yet, Rothwell connected on two hard low blows that kept Struve down for nearly the entire five minutes...

Ben Rothwell Believes He Saved UFC Job With Win Over Stefan Struve

Ben Rothwell believes he was in desperate need of a victory and he got one. That win didn't come without controversy, however. Rothwell landed accidental low blow kicks in the first and second round to Struve. On the second kick, Struve looked to be in agony but he pushed forward....

UFC Washington Highlights: Ben Rothwell TKO’s Stefan Struve

Stefan Struve vs. Ben Rothwell was an interesting fight at UFC Washington. The two fighters met in a heavyweight bout at the UFC Washington event from the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C on Saturday night (December 7, 2019) that aired on ESPN. In the first round and in the...

Stefan Struve Ends Retirement, Faces Ben Rothwell At UFC on ESPN 7

Stefan Struve's retirement didn't last long as he'll take on Ben Rothwell. The official Twitter account of UFC Europe announced that Struve will return to take on Rothwell at UFC on ESPN 7 on Dec. 7. Struve was last seen in action back in February. He earned a submission victory...

UFC San Antonio Highlights: Andrei Arlovski Outstrikes Ben Rothwell

Andrei Arlovski vs. Ben Rothwell was just as advertised.  The two fighters met in a heavyweight bout at the UFC San Antonio from the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas on ESPN. The two fighters brought what fans expected to this stand-up fight with both fighters showing wear after just...

James Vick vs. Dan Hooker and Two Other Fights Added to UFC San Antonio

Three fights have been reportedly added to UFC San Antonio, which takes place July 20th from the AT&T Center. News of the bouts was released by San Antonio Express-News. First, native Texan James Vick (13-3) is reported to be taking on Dan Hooker, with both fighters to get back on a winning...

Ben Rothwell vs. Andrei Arlovski 2 Set For UFC San Antonio

They are running it back at UFC San Antonio on July 20. ESPN confirmed that Ben Rothwell vs. Andrei Arlovski 2 has been agreed to. The two first fought way back in 2008 in Affliction where Arlovski won by third round knockout. Since then, both Rothwell and Arlovski have...

Ben Rothwell vs. Blagoy Ivanov Reported For UFC Card In March

It looks like Ben Rothwell's return is set. MMA.bg is reporting that Rothwell will go one-on-one with Blagoy Ivanov. While the exact date and location are unknown, the report notes that the bout is set for March. There are five Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) events scheduled for March. Rothwell vs Ivanov...

Fabricio Werdum Eyes Alistair Overeem Trilogy, Happy to Stand in on Short Notice at UFC 211

Fabricio Werdum has endured the frustration of seeing his last two scheduled fights scrapped due to both opponents being pulled. The former UFC heavyweight champion of the world saw a realistic title-eliminator fight against Cain Velasquez canned at UFC 207, due to Velasquez's failure to obtain a licence to fight...

Fabricio Werdum Wanted to Fight Ben Rothwell Because ‘he Talked a Lot of Sh*t’

Fabricio Werdum is disappointed he won't be facing Ben Rothwell anytime soon. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight title holder was set to meet "Big Ben" inside the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas on May 13. The bout was set to be part of the UFC 211 card. It...

Ben Rothwell Releases Statement on Potential Anti-Doping Violation

Ben Rothwell has responded to the news of his potential anti-doping violation. Earlier today (March 7), the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced that they were informed by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) of Rothwell's potential violation. "Big Ben" was set to meet Fabricio Werdum on May 13 at UFC 211....

USADA Flags Ben Rothwell For Potential Drug Violation, UFC Releases Statement

Ben Rothwell has found himself in a bit of trouble with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Rothwell was set to meet Fabricio Werdum at UFC 211, but "Big Ben" is on a provisional suspension due to his potential drug violation. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) made the announcement today (March...
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Video: UFC Fight Night Halifax Q&A With Brian Stann, Sergio Pettis & Michael Chiesa

Ahead of Saturday's UFC Fight Night 105 Ceremonial Weigh-Ins in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, is the latest UFC Fight Club Q&A. Featured above is the video player needed to watch the live Q&A, which features FOX Sports analyst Brian Stann as well as UFC contenders Sergio Pettis and Michael Chiesa. The...