Middleweight champion Anderson Silva is counting down the days until he defends his title against the world-ranked Yushin Okami and returns to his homeland at UFC 134 Tickets on Aug. 27 at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Quinton Jackson and Frank Mir each walked away from the MGM Grand Garden Arena with event-high $250,000 purses after dominating their respective foes in unanimous decision victories at UFC 130 Tickets, according to numbers released Tuesday by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
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Brad Tavares will meet Aaron Simpson in a middleweight matchup at UFC 132 Tickets, replacing Simpson’s original opponent, Jason Miller, who last week was drafted to coach the 14th season of “The Ultimate Fighter” opposite Michael Bisping.
Former middleweight champion Rich Franklin will lock horns with Pride Fighting Championships veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in the UFC 133 Tickets “Evans vs. Davis” co-main event on Aug. 6 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia
Ben Saunders will get at least one more bout under his belt before entering Bellator Fighting Championships’ fifth-season welterweight tournament.
MMA’s ability to promote Brian Stann as a former Marine captain will increase now that he’s winning.
Known as the “Wizard of the Scale,” Andre “Benkei” Vinicius Aurnheimer Ferreira has worked with some of MMA’s most accomplished fighters: former EliteXC heavyweight champion Antonio Silva, two-time K-1 Hero’s tournament winner Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante and onetime Sengoku Raiden Championship middleweight titleholder Jorge Santiago
Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belts Fabricio Werdum and Lucas Pires demonstrate how “Vai Cavalo” submitted Fedor Emelianenko with a double-attack triangle in this edition of Sherdog.com’s Technique of the Week.
The focus of the fight world shifted back to Las Vegas Saturday as the Ultimate Fighting Championship returned from an increasingly rare month-long break with UFC 130 Tickets.