The promotions third to last event of 2013 will be headlined by a five round (not that it will last that long) main event between heavyweights Mark Hunt and Antonio Silva. While the New Zealander (Hunt) is the main attraction, the rest of the UFC Fight Night 33 card is filled with local talent, both new & familiar faces.
With the final episode of The Ultimate Fighter 18 airing earlier this week it’s now time to crown two winners tonight. David Grant and Chris Holdsworth will battle it out in the men’s final, while Julianna Pena and Jessica Rakoczy will look to became the first-ever women’s Ultimate Fighter winner.
Twenty years are a long time, but Tomorrows UFC 167 in the fight capital of the world will play host the Ultimate Fighting Championships two decade anniversary show. Obviously the historic event deserves a star-studded lineup of fighters and the UFC did not disappoint.
No you are not seeing double or experiencing some deja vu, yes UFC Fight Night 32 is tomorrow and yes they are back in Brazil. It’s the seventh and final trip to Brazil in 2013 for the UFC and many of the familiar faces our on the card.
Tomorrow’s UFC Fight Night 31 marks the return of the UFC Fight for the Troops event. It’s been roughly 22 months since the last Fight for the Troops and let me say that it’s long over due and welcome back.
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.
The third championship bout between heavyweights Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos happens this weekend at UFC 166. The night’s main event is being called the “final chapter”, but with the state of the division and in all likelihood this will not be the last time these two touch gloves.
The UFC is making their monthly trip to Brazil this week for tomorrows UFC Fight Night 29: Maia vs. Shields. The entire card will air live on FOX Sports 1, but will still be broken up into a four fight preliminary card and a six fight main card.