Category Archive: Lightweight

Nate Diaz to return May, June

Lightweight contender Nate Diaz announced an early summer return while UFC President Dana White has ruled out Conor McGregor or Tyron Woodley in his return. “Sick of sitting around waiting for you fuckers… Continue reading

Pettis Injured, Off FOX Card

Anthony Pettis was slated to fight Myles Jury at UFC on FOX 16, but instead Jury will fight Edson Barboza in Chicago on July 25. Reported initially on Fox Sports 1, the recent… Continue reading

Khabib Nurmagomedov out of UFC 187

Khabib Nurmagomedov, who was slated to take on Donald Cerrone in a few weeks at UFC 187 is the latest to fall victim to the injury bug. Canadian John Makdessi will replace Khabib in the… Continue reading

UFC 185 Post-Fight Presser

Two belts changed hands tonight as Rafael dos Anjos and Joanna Jędrzejczyk claimed UFC gold in Dallas at UFC 185. Catch the new champions along with former champions Anthony Pettis, Carla Esparza reacting to… Continue reading

UFC 185 Embedded: All Episodes

It is fight week, and that means a new batch of UFC: Embedded episodes highlighting this weekend’s fight card in Dallas, TX. UFC 185 features title fights at both lightweight & women’s strawweight,… Continue reading

Donald Cerrone to Take On Jim Miller at UFN 45

Both Donald Cerrone and Jim Miller expressed interest in a big-name opponent for their next appearance. They found it in each other. UFC officials announced early Friday morning that Cerrone and Miller will meet in a five-round… Continue reading

Gilbert Melendez Signed By Bellator

Shocking news coming down the wire today in MMA news, the revelation that Gilbert Melendez may be headed to Bellator for his next fight. It had been made known the UFC and Melendez… Continue reading

Melendez Happy to be UFC Fighter

Current Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Gilbert Melendez will be coming over to the UFC soon, and is very excited to be doing so. Another thing he’s excited for is a potential match against UFC… Continue reading

Guillard vs. Varner Tabbed for TUF 16 Finale

The TUF 16 Finale card is really beginning to shape up as two top lightweights have now been added to the mix. Melvin Guillard (30-11-2, 11-7 UFC) and Jamie Varner (20-7-1, 2-2 UFC)… Continue reading

Frankie Edgar Moves to Featherweight

Frankie Edgar is truly the Rocky of MMA. Not only did he knock off the best and defend his belt at lightweight, but he did so without cutting weight. After losing two in… Continue reading