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Holly Holm vs. Marion Reneau on tap for UFC Fight Night in San Diego

A matchup of top 15 women's bantamweights has been added to UFC Fight Night in San Diego as Holly Holm meets Marion Reneau on July 15. UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani reported the new matchup on Wednesday night per sources close to the bout. Holm has been one of the most highly prized additions to the women's bantamweight division since signing with the promotion in 2014. A former multi...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ovince Saint Preux wants Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson in August

UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani reported Tuesday that, according to UFC 205 pound contender Ovince Saint Preux's coach Joey Zonar, the surging light heavyweight wants to follow up his first round KO win over Patrick Cummins earlier this month with a fight in his home of Tennessee on Aug. 8. If OSP has his way, he'll not just fight on that Nashville UFC card, he'll do it against a former...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Sources say Anderson Silva won't retire, hopes to fight again before 2016

UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani revealed during tonight's broadcast that sources close to former UFC middleweight king Anderson Silva say that "The Spider" will not retire after testing positive multiple times, for multiple banned drugs, including steroids, before and after his UFC 183 win over Nick Diaz earlier this year.  Word from Silva and sources from his camp since word of the...
Via Fox Sports
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

TNA Interview: Kurt Angle Reveals Details About TNA Contract, His Future In Wrestling, More

When it’s all said and done in the career of Kurt Angle, there are very few people that would argue that Angle will go down as one of the best all-around performers that there’s ever been in the business. Kurt Angle appeared on this week’s MMA Hour episode with Ariel Helwani where he promoted his TNA World title match with Bobby Lashley that is coming up. He also spoke about...
Via Wrestling News Depot
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic Re-Signs With UFC

One of the biggest free agent busts in UFC history is about to give it another go inside the octagion. On Tuesday, UFC president Dana White confirmed with reporter Ariel Helwani that heavyweight Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic (pictured) has decided to rejoin the UFC. Filipovic, now 40, made his claim to MMA fame for his epic Pride FC scraps in Japan. He finally signed with the UFC...
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

MMA Interview: CM Punk Talks When He Will Debut In UFC, WWE’s Reaction To His Jump To UFC

We noted earlier today that Ariel Helwani spoke with CM Punk during the FOX Sports 1 UFC 181 post-show. Helwani caught up with Punk backstage again on Saturday night for a second interview with Here are the highlights: -Punk said it was surreal being with UFC. He said a lot of fighters who don’t have to be cool with him have been very friendly and welcoming...
Via Wrestling News Depot
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC On The Brink Of Russian TV Deal

In a new interview on ‘The MMA Hour’ radio show the UFC’s Chief Global Officer Garry Cook has revealed that the promotion are on the brink of a television deal in Russia. “We’re just about to announce a television deal in Russia. 55 million households,” Cook told Ariel Helwani. “We’ve never done an event in Russia. The growth is all of that, a global business is...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

War Machine joked about killing Christy Mack if they broke up (Video)

War Machine may have just been joking when he talked about killing Christy Mack if they broke up, but his words may have contained some truth and foreshadowing in light of recent events. War Machine and Mack joined Ariel Helwani on “The MMA Hour” for an interview on July 30, 2013, to promote War Machine’s […]
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Dillashaw-Barao rematch appears to be headed for UFC 177 in Vegas

It looks like ‘The Baron’ will get a shot a bringing the gold back to Brazil soon after all. UFC Tonight’s Ariel Helwani was the first to report, and multiple sources have since confirmed that UFC officials are extremely close to announcing T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao 2 as the main event of UFC 177. If so, this would mark Dillashaw’s first title defense since scoring what...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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