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UFC Fight Night 50 Weigh-in Results and Updates

Bleacherreport.com  -  UFC Fight Night 50 comes to Connecticut on Friday evening with an outstanding card.In the main event, middleweights Jacare Souza and Gegard Mousasi attempt to put themselves into title contention with a victory. The co-main event features heavyweights Alistair Overeem and Ben Rothwell paired off in what looks to be an exciting battle.The weigh-ins come first, and the fighters will hit the scale a 12 days

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Henry Cejudo 'Happy' to Move to Bantamweight to Stay in UFC

Bleacherreport.com  -  Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo will make a significant change in order to remain a part of the UFC's roster. According to a recent report from MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani, Cejudo, who recently dropped out of a scheduled flyweight bout at UFC 177 against Scott Jorgensen, is willing to move up in weight to bantamweight (135 pounds) to continue his career. This decision comes in re 12 days

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Cheick Kongo: 'The UFC Threw Me Away After Treating Me Like S--t at the End'

Bleacherreport.com  -  Sixteen months after surprisingly turning down a four-fight contract extension with the UFC, Bellator MMA heavyweight Cheick Kongo offered some insight regarding his split with his former employer."You know some things happen unexpectedly in your career, but no matter what happens, you can get everything you want. Everything in my career now is good," said Kongo this week, according to SciFi 12 days

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Jeremy Stephens' Agent Denies Stephens Will Fight Lucas Martins at UFC 179

Bleacherreport.com  -  If you follow Twitter for breaking fight announcements, you may have noticed a bout between UFC featherweights Jeremy Stephens and Lucas Martins popping up early Wednesday morning.The fight was originally reported by Instagram user mmajunkie7375. It was then picked up by several sources such as MMA Mad. The problem with that, according to Stephens' agent Ryan Hass, is that the fight isn 12 days

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Friday Night Is Alright for (UFC and Bellator) Fighting

Bleacherreport.com  -  In the late 1990's, when I was a wee lad (or, as the woman I love would so hilariously tell you, back when I was already an elderly man), I used to gather around the television on Monday nights.I am sure you already know where I am going with this. The late 1990's were the prime years of what would eventually become known as the Monday Night Wars. The World Wrestling Federation and World Champion 12 days

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UFC Fight Night 50: Who's on the Hot Seat?

Bleacherreport.com  -  At UFC Fight Night 50, Ronaldo Souza and Gegard Mousasi could be fighting to determine the next contender to get a shot at the middleweight championship.Currently ranked No. 4 among 185-pound contenders, Souza is the second-highest ranked middleweight without an appearance against champion Chris Weidman. Vitor Belfort, who sits at No. 3, is scheduled to meet Weidman on December 6, though. That co 12 days

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Souza vs. Mousasi: A Complete Guide to UFC Fight Night 50

Bleacherreport.com  -  Everything that UFC 177 was not, UFC Fight Night 50 is.Not to excuse the septic tank fire that was last weekend's pay-per-view offering, but we've all said and thought plenty about that event. Now it's done and it's time to move on, at least until the buy estimates come out.In any case, Fight Night 50 more than stands on its own. Airing Friday night on Fox Sports 1, the free card features a strin 13 days

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In Praise of TJ Dillashaw, Whose Championship Mettle Elevated UFC 177

Bleacherreport.com  -  From inside the eye of the hurricane swirling around UFC 177, TJ Dillashaw put on a command performance.Dillashaw had been UFC bantamweight champion for all of 98 days on Saturday, when he was forced into the no-win situation of defending his title against little-known replacement opponent Joe Soto. As anyone reading this story likely already knows, his scheduled rematch with former champ Renan B 13 days

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