Category Archive: Light Heavyweight

Cormier to Retire by March 2019

Coming off his third title defense at light heavyweight, the 38 year-old champion Daniel Cormier has announced that he will retire by his 40th birthday in March of 2019.

Shogun Rua Robbed at Gunpoint in Rio

Mauricio Rua won’t forget his last trip to Rio de Janeiro. The former UFC light heavyweight champion was in the “Marvelous City” with his sponsors earlier this month and decided to have dinner with… Continue reading

Rashad Evans Eyes December Return

Rashad Evans feels good and wants to return to the Octagon before the end of the year. The former UFC light heavyweight champion told UFC Tonight’s Ariel Helwani over the weekend in Baltimore… Continue reading

Cormier vs. Henderson Rumored for Title Eliminator

A bout between light heavyweights Daniel Cormier and Dan Henderson just got a lot more interesting. Cormier and Henderson meet at UFC 175 on July 5. Both fighters have verbally agreed to the bout. It will serve as… Continue reading

Cormier vs. Cavalcante Targeted for UFC 175

A light heavyweight bout between highly ranked light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier and former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Rafael Cavalcante is in the works, but not finalized, for UFC 175. Sources close to the bout informed Bleacher Report… Continue reading

Cormier & Cummins Exchange Words on Fox Sports 1

It was recently announced that the unknown Patrick Cummins was being signed to the UFC to replace Rashad Evans in a co-main event bout at UFC 170 to take on Daniel Cormier. Cummins… Continue reading

The MMA Podcast Exclusive: Ryan Jimmo Interview

This week we welcomed up-and-coming fighter Ryan Jimmo to The MMA Podcast, and chatted with him about his career, his upcoming fight against James Te-Huna next month, and the current state of the… Continue reading

Machida vs. Henderson Slated for UFC 156

It’s been rumored for months, and now it’s finally official. Top 205-pounders Dan Henderson and Lyoto Machida will face eachother in February at UFC 156. In what is likely to be a light… Continue reading

Bonnar, Herman Fail UFC 153 Drug Tests

Stephan Bonnar has been one of the “good guys” in the sport of mixed martial arts, along with a popular UFC announcer. That’s why it was such a shocker when news came forth… Continue reading

Sonnen Acknowledges Rift with Ex-Teammate Dan Henderson

Chael Sonnen and Dan Henderson had always been nothing but positive about each other  The fellow Team Quest members had trained together and had been friends for years. That all apparently changed after Henderson… Continue reading