UFC Middleweight Champion George St. Pierre vacates title

UFC Middleweight Champion George St. Pierre vacates title

Intentional or not, GSP’s reign at 185 pounds was a short one.  MMA’s top organization announced Thursday that George St. Pierre has vacated the UFC Middleweight title, and immediately anointed top contender Robert Whittaker the new undisputed champion. It was subsequently reported that Whittaker will make his first defense against former 185-pound champ Luke Rockhold […]

UFC 218 Media Call Highlights: Aldo, Holloway discuss fight impacting legacy

Holloway on his readiness for fighting Aldo again so promptly: "I'm in the hurt business. I can fight this guy 10 times in a row and I'll be motivated."

UFC 218 Media Call Highlights: Aldo, Holloway discuss fight impacting legacy

UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway talked about being “in the hurt business” during his time fielding question from media on Tuesday ahead of UFC 218’s main event in Detroit at Little Caesars Arena. Both Holloway and Aldo fielded multiple questions centered around the immediacy of a rematch following the outcome of the Hawaiian’s triumph over […]

Jose Aldo fills in, will face Max Holloway in UFC Detroit headliner

Jose Aldo fills in, will face Max Holloway in UFC Detroit headliner

Opportunity has knocked for Jose Aldo. The former champion who was perceived as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in MMA will fill-in for the injured Frankie Edgar against UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway on Dec. 2 in Detroit at UFC 218. Aldo called for the shot to get retribution against the Hawaiian on social […]

Michigan Top Team’s Cody Stamann continues rise with UFC 216 win

The Michigan featherweight knocked off one of MMA's biggest prospects in Las Vegas Saturday night.

Michigan Top Team’s Cody Stamann continues rise with UFC 216 win

Cody Stamann dominated in the wrestling department enough to derail one of MMA’s brightest prospects Saturday night.  Stamann, a 27-year-old with Michigan Top Team, rode a dominant second round to score a split decision victory over fellow bantamweight Tom Duquesnoy in the featured bout of Saturday night’s UFC 216 prelims on FX. Two judges gave […]

Cody Stamann latest Michigan fighter added to UFC 216 card

Cody Stamann will join fellow Michigander Kevin Lee on the card when the Michigan Top Team fighter meetsĀ Tom Duquesnoy at UFC 216 on Oct. 7, looking to extend his overall winning streak to nine.

Cody Stamann latest Michigan fighter added to UFC 216 card

“The Motown Phenom” won’t be the only Michigan native on the card when the UFC holds its next major card in Sin City. After leaving his mark with a promotional debut victory at UFC 213 in July, Cody Stamann will look to follow up and extend his overall winning streak to nine when he meets Tom […]

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones fails drug test, set for lengthy suspension

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones fails drug test, set for lengthy suspension

On Monday, Swedish outlet MMAnnyt published a report that its sources indicated a long-awaited rematch between UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones and Alexander Gustafsson would presumably headline UFC 218, which will emanate from the new Little Caesars Arena on Dec. 2. You can now scratch that off, along with a Brock Lesnar super-fight, […]