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With UFC Contract Official, Eddie Alvarez Meets Donald Cerrone at UFC 178

Bleacherreport.com  -  The UFC is widely regarded as the elite level of mixed martial arts and a place where the best fighters in the world square off to determine supremacy.It's the top organization in the sport and the place Eddie Alvarez has been aiming to land for more than a year. That said, a sticky contract situation with his previous employer served to drown those hopes for the foreseeable future. At 9 days

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UFC Fight Night 48 Preliminary Card Predictions

Bleacherreport.com  -  The UFC returns with a doubleheader this Saturday, as UFC Fight Night 48 and 49 come to you in the morning and nighttime.First up will be UFC Fight Night 48, which takes place in Macau, China. The card is headlined by middleweights Michael Bisping and Cung Le, who promise to make the main event a fight to see.The UFC's inaugural trip to Maine only had four prelims, which saw me go 3-1. This weeke 9 days

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UFC Fight Night 48: Dong Hyun Kim Needs to Continue His Berserker Approach

Bleacherreport.com  -  Not that long ago, Dong Hyun Kim was boring. Really boring.For a guy so thoroughly trained in the art of putting fist to face, he sure could suck the fun out of the process. He was far more keen to smother from the top position than he was to execute big throws or beautiful combinations.What's worse? No one even cared.He was among the most uninteresting undefeated prospects MMA had ever seen.Then 9 days

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UFC Fight Night 48 and 49: Who's on the Hot Seat?

Bleacherreport.com  -  With two events coming up this weekend, competitors at all levels will be stepping into the Octagon.Benson Henderson and Rafael dos Anjos are among the elite fighters doing battle this weekend, as the lightweight contenders will meet in the UFC Fight Night 49 main event. Meanwhile, UFC Fight Night 48 will be headlined by middleweights Michael Bisping and Cung Le.None of the four featured fighters 9 days

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UFC Fight Night 49's Benson Henderson: Far Beyond Driven

Bleacherreport.com  -  Benson Henderson is as goal-oriented as you'll find in the fight business.The former WEC and UFC lightweight champion is a man fueled by possibility and the potential to test his physical and mental talents against the most elite level of competition in the world. Those motivations matched with a seemingly unbreakable spirit and unique skill set have taken the MMA Lab leader to great heights in t 10 days

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Eddie Alvarez Signs with UFC, Meets Donald Cerrone at UFC 178

Bleacherreport.com  -  It didn't take long for released Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez to sign with the UFC. In fact, it was mere hours before the man signed on the dotted line.After Bellator boss Scott Coker granted his release Tuesday morning, per Brett Okamoto of ESPN.com, Dana White and Co. signed the top-10 lightweight and immediately put him on the UFC 178 card. His opponent, Donald Cerrone, is a man 10 days

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UFC Fight Night 49: Rafael Dos Anjos Can Prove He's an Elite Lightweight

Bleacherreport.com  -  Rafael dos Anjos returns to action this Saturday in the main event of the UFC's second card of the day. The Brazilian is 6-1 in his last seven outings and is looking to put his name among the other title hopefuls with a win on Saturday.UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, plays host to Dos Anjos' bout against Benson Henderson. Dos Anjos comes in as the No. 5-ranked contender, while Henderson si 10 days

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The Beaten Path: Get to Know New UFC Signee Joby Sanchez

Bleacherreport.com  -  UFC Fight Night 49 received a transfusion of new blood four days ago when prospect Joby Sanchez stepped in for an injured Tim Elliott to face Wilson Reis on the evening's undercard.Sanchez, 23 years old and 6-0 as a pro, is substantially younger and less experienced than the 27-year-old, 10-5-1 Elliott, but this matchup loses little steam as a result. In fact, given Sanchez's debut and the fact t 10 days

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