With the large number of fight cards the UFC has put on this year, a number of fighters have quietly, but dominantly, amassed solid win streaks. We at Fight of the Night have decided to point out six such fighters we believe are set for a big year ahead of them in the Octagon.
Leites was controversially released by the UFC in 2009 after he lost two straight fights...
On Wednesday, a welterweight affair between unbeaten Kelvin Gastelum (pictured) and Nico Musoke was announced to the UFC Fight Night San Antonio roster.
UFC officials confirmed the scrap via Twitter.
Gastelum owns a perfect 8-0 professional record, with his last two coming inside the octagon. “The Ultimate Fighter 17″ winner is fresh off last month’s split decision victory...
The UFC announced today that they are doing away with their customary ‘Knockout Of The Night’ bonus in favor of a new ‘Performance Of The Night’ award.
In memory of the bonus we take a look through the record books to see who’ll go down in history as having won the most of these coveted bonus awards.
3. Chris Leben: 4 ‘Knockout Of The Night Bonuses
Tied with three...
UFC Fight Night 36 takes place in Brazil this Saturday night and we’ve got the full fight card for you below.
The main event provides a very intriguing middleweight clash as former light-heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida looks to move into title contention in his new weight class with a victory over former Strikeforce 205lb title holder Gegard Mousasi.
The co-main event is also...
‘Tis the season to be unemployed – that is if you’re George Sotiropoulos (pictured), Alessio Sakara and Rosi Sexton.
UFC Tonight’s Twitter account announced their releases Thursday.
Sotiropoulos and Sakara had dropped four straight scraps, so their firings weren’t a surprise. Sexton, meanwhile, was winless in both her UFC bouts.
Sotiropoulos, a contestant on “The Ultimate...
A trio of UFC fighters have been released from the promotion after recent losses: former lightweight contender George Sotiropoulos, middleweight Alessio Sakara and women's bantamweight competitor Rosi Sexton.
The news of their respective releases were confirmed to FOX Sports by sources close to the fighters' camps.
Following a run where he was closing in on a title shot...
It would appear that the UFC have set about their latest cuts of the roster, with Bloody Elbow reporting that George Sotiropoulos (14-6, pictured), Alessio Sakara (15-11, 1nc) and Rosi Sexton (13-4) have been removed from the active roster on the UFC’s official website. Sexton’s release has already been confirmed by MMAWeekly and while their is no confirmation of the release...
14-5 MMA / 1-0 UFC Record
7 Fight Win Streak
Notable Wins: Flavio Alvaro, Bristol Marunde
11-2-1 MMA / 1-0 UFC Record
6 Fight Win Streak
Notable Wins: Steven Ray, Dean Caldwell, Alessio Sakara
13-5 MMA /1-2 UFC Record
Lost 2 of Last 3 Fights
Notable Wins: David Kaplan, Reza...
The UFC Fight Night card headed to Brazil on Feb 15 has added a pair of new bouts including recent winners Viscardi Andrade facing Nicholas 'Nico' Musoke as well as former Ultimate Fighter competitors Cristiano Marcello taking on Joe Proctor.
Andrade makes his second appearance inside the UFC Octagon in February after an impressive knockout win over Bristol Marunde in his...
Following the recent announcement of Joe Proctor vs Cristiano Marcello for UFC Fight Night 36, the card continues to grow with UFC officials just confirming a welterweight contest between Viscardi Andrade (17-5, pictured) and Nicholas Musoke (11-2, 1nc) will also take place at the event.Andrade goes into the bout looking to follow up from a knockout victory over Bristol Marunde...