Seiichiro Ito to Face Kizaemon Saiga at Rizin FF Event on April 16

Seiichiro Ito will lock horns with Kizaemon Saiga at Rizin Fighting Federation’s April 16 event.

UFC President Dana White Offers Optimistic View on McGregor-Mayweather Bout

Just a few days after telling TMZ Sports that Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather was “nowhere near being done,” UFC President Dana White offered a more optimistic take on the proposed boxing super fight.

UFC Announces Upcoming Events in Scotland, Netherlands, Poland

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has revealed a trio of European events for the second half of 2017.

Video: UFC President Dana White Details Fist Fight with Tito Ortiz on Private Aircraft

There’s a lot of Dana WhiteTito Ortiz stories floating around the internet, but this one takes the cake.

Former UFC, Strikeforce Talent Lorenz Larkin Signs with Bellator MMA

Lorenz Larkin has reunited with Scott Coker in Bellator MMA.

Kelvin Gastelum Asks For, Receives Anderson Silva for Next Fight

Kelvin Gastelum asked for Anderson Silva and Kelvin Gastelum gets Anderson Silva.

After defeating Vitor Belfort on his home turf in Fortaleza, Brazil, on Saturday, Gastelum called out Silva, another legendary Brazilian fighter. Not only did he want to fight Silva, he wanted to do it at UFC 212, again fighting in Brazil.

UFC officials announced on Tuesday that Gastelum was granted his wish. Although the bout’s placement on the card has yet to be set, the they will meet on June 3 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro. 

Kelvin Gastelum vs Anderson SilvaFresh off of the victory over Belfort, Gastelum (14-2) said, “I wanted to get a fight that interested me at middleweight, and if I get a fight that interests me at middleweight than I would definitely stay. Anderson is one of those guys that would definitely interest me.

“He’s a big name, he’s another legend, and he’s ranked above me. I want to keep moving up the rankings. I want the fights that will eventually lead me to the title shot.”

Having struggled with the weight cut at welterweight, where he is also a contender, Gastelum will be making his third consecutive start middleweight when he faces Silva. In addition to Belfort, Gastelum previously defeated Tim Kennedy. He won both bouts by TKO stoppage, and hopes to add the former middleweight kingpin to his burgeoning resume.

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Silva (34-8, 1NC) has struggled to gain any traction since losing the championship to Chris Weidman in 2013. He’s lost four out of his last six bouts, and had a victory over Nick Diaz changed to a no contest due to testing positive to prohibited substances. 

He enters the bout with Gastelum coming off of a unanimous decision victory Derek Brunson.

The bout joins a UFC 212 fight card headlined by featherweight champion Jose Aldo putting his belt up against the interim title of Max Holloway.

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UFC London: Manuwa vs. Anderson Preview

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John Gooden, Dan Hardy and Nick Peet breakdown the main event between Jimi Manuwa and Corey Anderson, and a whole lot more from UFC Fight Night London.

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Alan Jouban: UFC Fight Night London Warrior Code Video

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Hear from Alan Jouban about his life as a fighter and his plans for the future in the UFC before he faces Gunnar Nelson in the co-main event at UFC Fight Night London on Saturday.

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Watch as Jimi Manuwa Becomes First Man to KO Ovince Saint Preux (UFC London Free Fight)

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Jimi Manuwa became the first person to ever knock out Ovince Saint Preux, when they fought at UFC 204. Manuwa faces Corey Anderson in the main event of UFC Fight Night London on March 18.

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Knockout Radio LIVE with Yves Edwards and Mike Perry, Plus GSP vs. Bisping

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Tune in Wednesday at 3:30 pm ET, for Knockout Radio LIVE! with guests Yves Edwards and Mike Perry, plus Randy and the crew talk Georges St-Pierre vs. Michael Bisping, Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather, review UFC Fight Night 106, preview UFC Fight Night 107, and recap all the hottest MMA news!

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