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With Bobby Green Out, Yancy Medeiros Steps in to Face Jim Miller at UFC 172

Bleacherreport.com  -  This weekend's card for UFC 172 is right around the corner, but there was still time for the "injury bug" to shake things up before Saturday night.Perennial lightweight contender Jim Miller was originally slated to face Bobby Green to kick off the pay-per-view portion of the card, but an injury suffered by Green has forced him to withdraw from the bout one week out from the fight. With the event 3 days

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UFC 172: Phil Davis vs. Anthony Johnson Head-to-Toe Breakdown

Bleacherreport.com  -  Before Jon Jones defends his illustrious title opposite Brazilian powerhouse Glover Teixeira at UFC 172, two more light heavyweights will wage war as part of Saturday's main card.On one side of the cage will stand Phil "Mr. Wonderful" Davis, a top contender searching for a trademark finish to catapult an already near-perfect UFC career.On the other side will stand Anthony "Rumble" Johnson, a form 3 days

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UFC 172: Anthony Johnson Is out to Make a Statement in His Return to the Octagon

Bleacherreport.com  -  There has never been a question about the talent Anthony Johnson possesses. The savvy veteran has built a successful resume on the strength of his unique blend of power and use of range and has proven to be one of the most dangerous fighters in a number of weight classes he's inhabited throughout his career.Nevertheless, "Rumble's " journey through mixed martial arts hasn't been one free of obsta 3 days

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The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC on Fox 11

Bleacherreport.com  -  The UFC has typically put together solid cards for their showings on Fox, but their lineup for the UFC on Fox 11 event in Orlando was their biggest effort yet.The card was filled from top to bottom with important divisional matchups and bouts that held crucial sway in title pictures across several different weight classes. The biggest of which, both figuratively and literally, came in the heavywe 3 days

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UFC on Fox 11: Video Highlights from Werdum vs. Browne Fight Card

Bleacherreport.com  -  UFC on Fox 11 provided Orlando, Fla., one of the best fight cards of the year, making the action from the Werdum vs. Browne fight card worthy of replay. In the night's main event, heavyweight contenders Fabricio Werdum and Travis Browne slugged it out inside the UFC Octagon for five rounds, with Werdum thoroughly dismantling his foe throughout. While many expected Browne to enjoy a sign 3 days

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Watch out Fabricio Werdum: UFC Champ Cain Velasquez Is No Travis Browne

Bleacherreport.com  -  The new Fabricio Werdum truly emerged against Travis Browne in the third round of their title eliminator on Fox. In the classic Brazilian "butt scoot" position, Werdum challenged Browne to hit the mat and roll around with him a bit. Browne, wisely, wanted no part of the former Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion.The old Werdum would have made quite a petulant show of it. A ground-first fighter, he had m 3 days

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UFC on Fox 11: Yoel Romero Is the Real Deal

Bleacherreport.com  -  There were questions about Yoel Romero coming into Romero's UFC on Fox 11 bout with Brad Tavares. In the aftermath of the bout, we now know that the Cuban Olympic silver medalist is for real.Romero used timely, devastating striking, powerful takedowns and masterful top control to completely dominate his Hawaiian opponent. It was a one-sided performance that really had fans singing his praises bec 3 days

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UFC on Fox 11: Post-Fight Stock Report

Bleacherreport.com  -  This far into the year, few would argue the claim that UFC on Fox 11 may have very well been the most enjoyable fight card of 2014.On paper, top-tier names like Fabricio Werdum, Miesha Tate and Donald Cerrone are enough to drive interest in a pay-per-view—let alone a free televised fight card, accessible to the masses.On Saturday night, all of the essential fighters delivered in spades&mdas 4 days

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