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Yoel Romero Willing to Face Anderson Silva With Exception

If the UFC wants to keep Anderson Silva on the UFC 212 lineup and have him fight a top middleweight contender, Yoel Romero is down. Under one condition. Ariel Helwani is reporting that Romero will accept a fight with Silva this June in Brazil if an interim middleweight title is created....

Kelvin Gastelum Tests Positive, Removed From UFC 212 vs. Anderson Silva

Kelvin Gastelum's chance to take out another future UFC Hall of Fame fighter will have to wait. Gastelum, a former Ultimate Fighter winner, tested positive for a banned substance and will not meet Anderson Silva later this year at UFC 212. The UFC has released a statement, stating that Gastelum tested...

Max Holloway Taunts Jose Aldo: ‘Found You’

The trash-talk between Jose Aldo and Max Holloway is sure to heat up as their meeting at UFC 212 this summer nears. For now, Holloway is sticking to social media to do his calling. The two meet for the unified UFC featherweight title in Brazil. https://twitter.com/BlessedMMA/status/849450957071142913
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Battle of Former Ultimate Fighter Competitors Added to UFC 212

Two former competitors on The Ultimate Fighter will meet at UFC 212, as Olivier Aubin-Mercier meets Leonardo Santos. Aubin-Mercier 9-2) has won five of his seven official UFC fights, including a 5-1 record over his last six. He was a finalist on The Ultimate Fighter: The Nations, losing to Chad...

Max Holloway Says UFC 212 Bout Will be The Greatest Fight of His Life

Max Holloway intends on putting his best foot forward in June. "Blessed," who is the interim Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight title holder will meet reigning champion Jose Aldo in a unification bout. The two 145-pound stalwarts will do battle on June 3 inside the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro,...

Anderson Silva vs. Kelvin Gastelum Booked For UFC 212 Tilt in Rio de Janeiro

Kelvin Gastelum's wish has been granted. After finishing Vitor Belfort this past Saturday night (March 11) inside the Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil, Gastelum called for a fight with future Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Hall of Famer Anderson Silva. It didn't take long for the middleweight to...

Anderson Silva Wants To Fight At UFC 212, Calls Out Diaz and Bisping

Anderson Silva doesn't want to wait too long before getting back in the octagon. After picking up a somewhat controversial win over Derek Brunson at UFC 208 in Brooklyn, NY in February, "The Spider" is targeting UFC 212 in his home country of Brazil for his next appearance. His...

Three Bouts Added to June’s UFC 212 in Rio de Janeiro

A handful of fights have been added to June's UFC 212 card in Rio de Janeiro, the UFC has announced. Three fights were announced Thursday for the event, which takes place June 3 and is headlined by a featherweight unification bout between interim champ Max Holloway and recently promoted...

Jose Aldo: ‘Max Holloway is Not a Complete Fighter, But He’s Dangerous’

Jose Aldo may not look at Max Holloway as the best fighter in the world, but he is aware of the dangers he presents. Aldo, who is the reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight title holder, will meet Max Holloway in a unification bout at UFC 212. Holloway is the...

Rafael Dos Anjos Wants Robbie Lawler or Nick Diaz at Welterweight

Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos is looking towards former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler or currently inactive Nick Diaz for his first bout at 170 pounds. Following two consecutive losses to Eddie Alvarez and Tony Ferguson at lightweight, Dos Anjos is moving up to the welterweight division in an...

Rafael dos Anjos on Potentially Fighting at UFC 212: ‘I Like This Idea’

UFC 212 may be Rafael dos Anjos' next destination. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight title holder is making the move to welterweight. For dos Anjos, the move came down to how much he had to sacrifice to make weight each fight. Dos Anjos recently spoke about how his body...

Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway Unification Bout Confirmed, Reportedly Set For June 3

It looks like the featherweight division is no longer left in limbo. Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight title holder Jose Aldo's next bout will not be at lightweight. Instead, he will compete in a unification match-up with interim champion Max Holloway. UFC President Dana White confirmed the bout to...