Former interim welterweight champion Colby Covington is apparently done waiting for his shot at the undisputed title and will instead return to action.
A main event showdown between Covington and former undisputed champion Robbie Lawler will headline the upcoming UFC Fight Night card in Newark, New Jersey in August.
Main Card showing live from 10am VIC, NSW, ACT, TAS, QLD | 9:30am SA, NT | 8am WA (undercard will show earlier).
Only two women have defeated Valentina Shevchenko in MMA. Liz Carmouche is one of them, and she’ll get the chance to do it again this summer.
‘The Iron Lady’ is about to have her mettle tested by an undefeated foe.
Officials announced Wednesday that Germaine de Randamie (8-3-0) will fight Aspen Ladd (7-0-0) in the bantamweight main event of UFC Sacramento on July 13. De Randamie has not lost a fight since her defeat at the hands of current champion, Amanda Nunes back in November 2013, though she has only fought sporadically since then.
One of the most anticipated heavyweight fights of the year now has a new home and an even bigger positioning on the card. After Tyron Woodley was forced to pull out of his rematch with Robbie Lawler after suffering a hand injury, the highly anticipated bout between Francis Ngannou and Junior Dos Santos has been moved forward as a replacement.
Renato Moicano (13-2-1) will be returning to the Octagon on the 22nd of June after his defeat at the hands of José Aldo back in February if this year, hoping to bounce back and retain his position in the top five of the featherweight category.
A battle between a pair of former light heavyweight title challengers is heading to Sweden, home of Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson (18-5-0). The challenger, Anthony ‘Lionheart’ Smith (31-14-0) is coming off a recent loss to Jon Jones in UFC 235 and is looking to regain the form showcased in his earlier bouts.