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Alexander Gustafsson agrees to non-title fight after championship 'guarantee' from Lorenzo Fertitta

And the belt could be defended in Sweden, assuming "The Mauler" can rally the troops and prove to "the big boss" that Swedish fans will show up, starting with UFC Fight Night 53 on Oct. 4 in Stockholm (more on that card here). Ultimate...Show More Summary

UFC 177 fight card: TJ Dillashaw vs Joe Soto preview

After Renan Barao was forced off the card due to weight-cutting issues, Joe Warren received the opportunity of a lifetime, climbing from the preliminary card straight into the bantamweight championship main event against T.J. Dillashaw. Show More Summary

Demian Maia sidelined indefinitely following severe bone infection

Things went from bad to worse for the former No. 1 middleweight contender. Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran, Demian Maia, will be out of mixed martial arts (MMA) action for the foreseeable future as the submission...Show More Summary

UFC 177: Fight Card, Predictions and Dillashaw vs. Soto Preview

There is not much buzz surrounding the UFC 177 pay-per-view after several marquee fights were removed from the card, and the task of selling the event to casual fans got tougher with the removal of former champion Renan Barao from the main event, according to UFC.com. UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Show More Summary

Watch UFC 177 online stream tonight

The complete UFC 177 fight card will air later this evening (Sat., Aug. 30, 2014) on two different stations -- FOX Sports 1 and pay-per-view (PPV) -- as well as online via "Fight Pass" digital network. In UFC 177's five-round main event, Bantamweight champion T.J. Show More Summary

UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto Round-by-Round Recap and Analysis

UFC 177 was supposed to feature a rematch between T.J. Dillashaw and Renan Barao, but Barao was forced out of the bout. In steps Joe Soto. Can he shock the MMA world? Dillashaw did earlier this year, and he is now at the other end of the spectrum. Bleacher Report will have complete coverage of the main event when it all goes down tonight. Show More Summary

Joe Soto, UFC 177's 'Fighter to Watch' tonight on PPV

Joe Soto steps up on extremely short notice following some odd circumstances at UFC 177. Making his UFC debut in a world title fight, how will the former Bellator champion fare against a heavily favored opponent in T.J. Dillashaw? UFC...Show More Summary

Dillashaw vs. Soto: Champion Won't Be Thrown by Last-Second Replacement

Sacramento, California, we have a problem. Sactown native T.J. Dillashaw took Renan "The Baron" Barao apart in their first meeting at UFC 173 in May. The rematch was set for Saturday at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento. It could have been a homecoming of sorts for Dillashaw. Show More Summary

UFC 177 start time and schedule: Who is fighting tonight, when and why

Here is our full "Fight Day" preview for the impromptu UFC 177: "Dillashaw vs. Soto," which takes place TONIGHT (Sat., Aug. 30, 2014) from inside Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif., featuring a bantamweight championship main event pitting T.J. Show More Summary

UFC 177: Full Predictions and Fight Card for T.J. Dillashaw vs. Joe Soto

Injuries have plagued the UFC 177 fight card during the build-up to the event, and now even former champion and No. 1 contender Renan Barao has pulled out of his rematch with bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw, according to UFC’s official...Show More Summary

UFC 177: Joe Soto gets dream title shot on debut against TJ Dillashaw after Renan Barao withdrawal

Joe Soto, making his debut in the UFC in Sacramento, got the kind of call that most fighters dream of on Friday. He accepted a title shot without hesitation. Indeed, he lost the extra pound in weight he needed to drop to reach 135lbs "in 15 minutes". With Renan Barao is out of tonight's UFC [...]

Bonus Watch! Potential UFC 177 award winners tonight in Sacramento

UFC 177 is set to take place tonight (Sat., Aug. 30, 2014) from Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif., with a few fights and fighters who will hopefully get the crowd on their feet. Before the action begins, take a look at the special...Show More Summary

UFC 177 Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight Card Highlights

This Saturday, August 30, the Octagon heads to Sacramento to showcase what is left of UFC 177. The UFC 177 fight card underwent some alterations on Friday, with two fights being stricken from the agenda, while the main event lost challenger Renan Barao. Show More Summary

Dana White: I released Stephan Bonnar so he could beat the s--t out of Tito Ortiz in Bellator

It's not every day you see Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) tearing up one of its contracts to allow a fighter to compete for the competition. Especially Bellator MMA. Then again, how often does the opportunity come along to "beat...Show More Summary

Dana White explains why Tyron Woodley turned down Hector Lombard fight on Nov. 8 in Australia

Since it "doesn't work for his brand," White must now look elsewhere for "Showeather." Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White has been trying to convince Tyron Woodley to fight fellow welterweight contender Hector Lombard in the headliner of the promotion's upcoming "Fight Night" event on Nov. Show More Summary

Video: Dana White media scrum from UFC 177 weigh ins on Renan Barao, Henry Cejudo, Stephan Bonnar, GQ, and more

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White was back in front of the cameras on Friday (Aug. 29, 2014) following the UFC 177 weigh in event (full results here), talking to the mixed martial arts (MMA) media about the chaos...Show More Summary

OMFG: Renan Barao Withdraws From UFC 177 After Botched Weight Cut, Joe Soto Replaces Him Against TJ Dillashaw

(Please, Renan, you're scaring the children. / Photo via MMAWeekly) As karmic retribution for the UFC trying to sell us a garbage-ass pay-per-view, Renan Barao withdrew from his UFC 177 headlining fight against TJ Dillashaw earlier today,...Show More Summary

Following UFC 177 weight-cutting fiasco, Renan Barao no longer eligible for title shot in Octagon return

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion Renan Barao took a huge step backwards earlier today when he passed out while trying to make weight for his championship rematch against TJ Dillashaw, which was scheduled for the UFC 177 main event on Sat., Aug. Show More Summary

Dana White: Henry Cejudo will come back to UFC as a bantamweight, or else he won't come back at all

The flyweight experiment is officially over. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) today (Fri., Aug. 29, 2014) was forced to cancel the Henry Cejudo vs. Scott Jorgensen fight, which was scheduled for the upcoming UFC 177 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Sat. Show More Summary

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