The May UFC 146 fight card will offer up an experience unlike any other the worlds biggest Mixed Martial Arts promotion has every done, an all heavyweight main card. Following past announcements of four other heavyweight bouts for the May 26th card, the UFC today added a fight between Mark Hunt and Stefan Struve and confirmed that for the first time in UFC history, all five main card bouts will be heavyweight fights.
The time has finally arrived, UFC 144: Japan marks the return of the UFC to the land of the rising sun. Bringing with them is a five bout preliminary card and a stacked seven deep main card airing on pay per view. The night will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between the champ Frankie Edgar against the former WEC champ, Benson Henderson.
The UFC returns to the land of the rising sun this weekend with a card that has a little bit of everything for those in attendance as well as the viewers watching on TV. Headlined by a lightweight title fight between Frankie Edgar and Benson Henderson, UFC 144 also has former Pride stars and several of the promotions top Japanese fighters.
The last time the UFC was in Japan, Tito Ortiz won a fight with a neck crank. The sport has come a long way. To reintroduce the Japanese market to American MMA, the UFC has brought a title fight to their shores; pitting Frankie Edgar against Benson Henderson is a FOTY candidate. Why not make some cash while we're enjoying the fights though?
Saturday’s UFC 135 from Denver, Colorado saw 20 fighters put it all on the line to enter the Octagon. Today the Colorado Office of Boxing issued its medical suspensions for UFC 135 that included the light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, along with 11 others.
UFC 135 packed the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado with the third highest attended UFC event (16,344) this year for a live gate of two million. The small 10 bout card produced a handful of highlight reel finishes, capped off with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson tapping out for only the second time in his career.
UFC 135 packed the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado for a 10 bout fight card that was headlined by a light heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Quinton “rampage” Jackson. Returning to the home of first two UFC events, the 135th (184th overall) event saw a broken jaw, a sleepy zombie, a Hall of Famer potentially fight for the last time and a champion has his “special day” ruined again.
The UFC heads to the high altitude of Denver, Colorado for Saturday’s UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage with a light heavyweight title fight anchoring the card. Returning to the location of the first two Ultimate Fighting Championships, it’s the promotions fourth trip to Denver and sixth trip overall to Colorado.