The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, is playing host to the TUF 24 Finale; headlined by TUF 24 Winner challenging pound for pound number 1 ranked fighter in the world Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson for the UFC Flyweight World Championship. Continue reading
The UFC on UFC Tonight announced that 2 guys who are combined 0-3 against Demetrios Johnson, will be the coaches of a crop of fighters who will battle to be his next challenger. Continue reading
This week Sal and Mika interview Jackson-Wink Striking coach Brandon Gibson, about UFC 195 and UFC Fight Night 82, and Legacy Boxing Promotions head man Eric Martinez, about February 20th’s Rumble at the Rock 2. We also preview Invicta FC 15 and UFC Fight Night 81. Plus we touch base on what’s new with the New Mexico Combat Sports scene. Continue reading
The newest bout added to UFC 196 is a Flyweight bout pitting number 2 ranked contender Joseph Benavidez (23-4) against number 8 contender, former Bellator Bantamweight Champion Zach Makovsky (19-6).
UFC 187 taking place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada; and features 2 world title fights. Continue reading
On Saturday April 26 the Ultimate Fighting Champions for the first time will be in Baltimore, Maryland; to present UFC 172 at the Baltimore Arena. The cards headlining bout will see Glover Teixeira challenging Jon “Bones” Jones for the UFC Light Heavyweight title.
The newest addition to UFC 172 is a match-up of top ten Flyweights looking to get back in the win column.
UFC on Fox 9 takes place at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California; headlined by Joseph Benavidez challenging Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson for the UFC Flyweight title.
The injuries news surrounding UFC on Fox 9 just keeps coming. The 1st and biggest injury announced was that Anthony Pettis’s (17-2) knee will not allow him to defend the UFC Lightweight title against Josh Thomson (20-5-0,1nc.
Joseph Benavidez (19-3) and Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson (18-2-1) met the first time in the co-main event of UFC 152 to decide the inaugural UFC Flyweight champion, a bout that Johnson would win by split decision; and now they will meet a second time in the main event of the TUF 18 Finale, with Benavidez now challenging Johnson for the UFC Flyweight title.