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Chris Weidman Was Offered Third Anderson Silva Bout at UFC 212

Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva 3 was on the table for UFC 212. Weidman told Ariel Helwani on "The MMA Hour" that he was offered a third bout against Silva at the pay-per-view last month. He explained why he had to turn down the fight (via MMAMania.com): “The UFC was asking...
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Video: UFC 212 ‘The Thrill & The Agony’ Preview Has Been Released

The UFC 212 edition of "The Thrill and the Agony" is here. While the full episode is on UFC Fight Pass, a preview showcasing Max Holloway and Jose Aldo has been uploaded outside of the service. In the clip, we see Holloway, his family, and team celebrating. Aldo and his...

Quote: Jose Aldo is a ‘GOAT,’ Brazil Needs to Celebrate That Man

Jose Aldo may have lost his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight title, but his foe is showing him respect. At UFC 212, Aldo took on Max Holloway inside the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Despite some early success, "Blessed" picked him apart in the third round to capture the...
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Brazilian Bad Boy Brian Kelleher Booked at UFC on FOX 25 vs. Marlon Vera

Fresh off an impressive upset of Iuri Alcantara in Brazil at UFC 212, Brian Kelleher will get to fight closer to home. The 30-year-old has signed to meet Marlon Vera at UFC on FOX 25, Newsday reported. Kelleher (17-7) made his UFC debut this past weekend, scoring a first round submission...

UFC 212 Medical Suspensions: Two Fighters Sit For 180 Days

Medical suspensions for the UFC 212 fighters have been handed out. The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission released the list yesterday (June 5). Johnny Eduardo will sit for 180 days due to a broken foot. He can return sooner if he is medically cleared. Jim Wallhead has also been suspended for...

Coach on UFC 212: ‘Jose Aldo Didn’t do Some Things That we Trained’

Andre Pederneiras believes Jose Aldo didn't use all of his weapons at UFC 212. This past Saturday night (June 3), Aldo took on Max Holloway in a featherweight unification title bout. Holloway earned a third-round TKO victory to become the undisputed 145-pound champion. In a recent interview with Combate, Pederneiras said...

Yancy Medeiros Believes Erick Silva Could’ve Continued at UFC 212

Yancy Medeiros is of the belief that his UFC 212 opponent could've fought on a little longer. Last night (June 3), Medeiros took on Erick Silva inside the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After a solid back-and-forth opening round, controversy ensued. Medeiros dropped Silva with a left hook and...

Michael Bisping Defends Vitor Belfort Continuing to Fight

In a surprise, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping actually defended Vitor Belfort Saturday night after UFC 212. Bisping has had his issues with Belfort in the past, calling him out for his use of banned substances and TRT. But after the 40-year-old defeated Nate Marquardt and stated he wants to...
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UFC 212 Winner Claudia Gadelha Credits Change in Camp for Performance

Claudia Gadelha knew she needed to change something after a second decision loss to Joanna Jedrzejczyk last year. So the Brazilian moved herself to Jackson-Wink MMA in New Mexico ahead of UFC 212 and a co-main event fight with fellow top challenger Karolina Kowalkiewicz. It worked, as Gadelha scored a quick...
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Cub Swanson Wants His Rematch With New UFC Champion Max Holloway

Cub Swanson believes he is the man to challenge new UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway. Assigned to work the UFC 212 coverage for FOX Sports over the weekend, Swanson used his time to make a call to face "Blessed" following his win over Jose Aldo. “Clearly me. We had a...

UFC 212 Reebok Payouts: Jose Aldo & Max Holloway Top The List

UFC 212 is over, which means it's time for Reebok to pay the fighters for wearing their gear. In the main event of UFC 212, Jose Aldo and Max Holloway battled in a featherweight unification title bout. Holloway earned a third-round TKO finish to become the undisputed title holder. Both...

UFC 212 Hangover: ‘Blessed’ is Undisputed Champ, Gadelha Makes it Look Easy

What a night UFC 212 was and MMANews.com is having a hangover because of it. Last night (June 3), UFC 212 took place inside the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The main event featured a featherweight title unification bout between Jose Aldo and Max Holloway. Up to this point,...

Max Holloway Destroys Jose Aldo In Brazil For Featherweight Title

In our main event of the evening, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and interim featherweight champ Max Holloway collide to unify their 145-pound crowns. Round 1: The first minute serves as a feeling out process before Holloway comes just shy of a couple of body shots. Aldo gets in a right-hand...
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Live Stream: UFC 212 Post-Fight Press Conference

Once UFC 212 has come to a conclusion, check out the post-fight press conference. The presser takes place inside the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A tentative time of 1:15 a.m. ET has been set for the press conference. Headliners Jose Aldo and Max Holloway are expected to take...

Cláudia Gadelha Submits Karolina Kowalkiewicz For First Round Win

In the co-main event of the evening, former UFC strawweight title challengers Claudia Gadelha and Karolina Kowalkiewicz throw down inside the cage. Round 1: After a brief striking exchange, Gadelha initiates the clinch but Karolina separates with a nice elbow. Gadelha gets Karolina down and takes her back. Gadelha locks in...