Zuffa, LLC, owner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship®, released a statement today regarding UFC middleweight Cung Le:UFC middleweight Cung Le tested positive for an excess level of Human Growth Hormone in his system following his fight at UFC Fight Night in Macao, China on August 23. Due to his positive test result, Le was suspended by the UFC and notified that he violated the UFC Fighter Conduct Policy and Promotional Agreement with Zuffa, LLC.
History will be made in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter Finale on December 12 at The Palms in Las Vegas, as the UFC's first strawweight champion is crowned, and there will be plenty of fireworks in the co-main event as well, with featherweight contenders Jeremy Stephens and Charles Oliveira squaring off in a pivotal contest."Lil' Heathen" Stephens has won three of his last four, with the only loss coming in a Fight of the Night battle against Cub Swanson in June.
The way Elias Theodorou sees it….he’s just getting started.The Ontario native is coming off a dominant run through The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs.
Two of the best welterweights in the world will square off this weekend as the UFC makes its promotional debut in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, with Rory MacDonald looking to build on his past two wins as he takes on former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine in the five-round main event.Also on the card, top-rated bantamweight contender Raphael Assuancao attempts to take another step towards a title shot as he faces former Ultimate Fighter competitor Bryan Caraway.The two winners from the recent season of TUF Nations will also be featured on the card, as Chad Laprise takes o
This weekend the UFC returns to Sweden with a card headlined by the biggest welterweight prospect since a guy named Georges St-Pierre debuted back in 2004.
With two late withdrawals hitting this Saturday's UFC Fight Night event in Halifax, a pair of newcomers will get their chance to make an immediate impact in the Octagon.In flyweight action, Nova Scotia's Chris Kelades will step in for Louis Gaudinot against unbeaten Irish sensation Patrick Holohan, and in the bantamweight division, Roman Salazar will make his UFC debut, as he replaces Rob Font against Canada's own Mitch Gagnon.The updated fight card now looks like this:FOX SPORTS 1 MAIN EVENTTarec Saffiedine VS Rory MacDonaldFOX SPORTS 1 MAIN CARDBryan Caraway VS Raphael AssuncaoYosdenis Ce
With Ray Borg forced to withdraw from his November 8 bout against Richie Vaculik, Ireland's Neil Seery will attempt to win his second straight in the Octagon when he travels to Sydney for a UFC Fight Night flyweight matchup.Dublin's Seery was part of the Irish contingent that thrilled fans at the O2 Arena in July, winning a dominant three-round decision over Phil Harris. Now he'll look to earn another win before the end of the year against Sydney's own Vaculik, who picked up his first Octagon win in June against Roldan Sangcha-an.
Currently drawing raves as the best season of the series to date, The Ultimate Fighter will crown both a winner and the UFC's first strawweight champion on Friday, December 12 at The Palms in Las Vegas, making this five-round main event one for the history books.Already featuring upsets and several thrilling moments, The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned stars the top 16 115-pound female fighters on the planet competing for a world championship.Tickets go on sale on Friday, October 24. Stay tuned to UFC.com for fight card announcements.
The two fighters who arguably shined brightest at UFC 178, Conor McGregor and Dominick Cruz, happen to be the same two that made the biggest splash in this week’s official UFC rankings release.
Cruz makes the biggest jump, going from No. 10 all the way up to No. 2 in the bantamweight division, while McGregor takes Dustin Poirier’s No. 5 spot at featherweight, dropping “The Diamond” two spots to No. 7.