Just a week removed from one of the best fight cards of the year the UFC head’s to the UK for UFC Fight Night 30. Original the UK’s favorite fighter Michael Bisping was set to headline opposite Mark Munoz but an eye injury removed the Count and in stepped former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida.
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UFC 166 will be a hard act to follow, but the best and brightest of English MMA are up to the task and looking to make a name for themselves at this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 30. Our main event is a case of a fight cancellation’s replacement being better than the original, as Michael Bisping is replaced by Lyoto Machida in a Middleweight tilt.
Forrest Griffin did it this year, Kenny Florian and Stephen Bonnar did it last year and Nate Quarry did it back in 2010. These original Ultimate Fighter’s have all recently retired and it’s time for “The Crippler” Chris Leben to follow in their footsteps.
The Holiday weekend is still in full force and the UFC has one more night of fireworks planned for the fans with tonight’s UFC 162 from Las Vegas, Nevada. The city that never sleeps has been home to fighters and fight fans for most of the week waiting for the UC 162 grand finale between middleweight champion Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman.
Summer is here, the Fourth of July weekend is upon us and the UFC is home in Las Vegas, Nevada for its med-year spectacular UFC 162. The stacked fight card will be the final event of the “UFC Fight Week”, which also includes the very popular Fan Expo.
UFC 162 is one of the most outstanding PPVs in recent memory; there are titles on the line, number one contender spots up for grabs, and pink slips waiting to be handed out at every turn. Our main event is an interesting pairing, as long-time Middleweight champion and all-time great Anderson Silva will face the meteoric Chris Weidman as he looks to start his own reign at the top.
The UFC was back in their second home of Brazil tonight for UFC on FX 7. The event took place inside the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil and feature Brazilian Vitor Belfort against Michael Bisping in the night’s main event. The always ruckus Brazilian crowd cheered on as their fellow countrymen took to the Octagon.
The first UFC event of 2013 will take place in the promotions new favorite spot, as middleweights Vitor Belfort and Michael Bisping square off in the UFC on FX 7 main event. The Brazilian Belfort will fight in his home country against the Englishman Bisping, who is trying to finally earn himself a title shot. Their five round non-title main event will take place from inside the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil.