There will be no immediate rematch for top UFC light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson.
Shocking the mixed martial arts world by knocking out the seemingly invincible Anderson Silva never was going to be enough to establish Chris Weidman as the new undisputed king of the Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight division.
Las Vegas-based promoters of the Muay Thai fight show at the downtown Fremont Street Experience last Friday are parlaying that nationally televised live event into expanded fight deals for 2014.
Superlatives are still coming in for Saturday night’s thriller between Alexander Gustafsson and UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones.
A bloody Jon Jones won a unanimous decision against hard-charging Alexander Gustafsson to retain his light heavyweight title at UFC 165 on Saturday night.
One of the things that has made the Ultimate Fighting Championship so successful is a marketing machine so good at selling fights they could have convinced the masses Godzilla and Tokyo were an even match.
All of the rumors and speculation about Eddie Wineland and his standing in the UFC bantamweight division over the last few months could have driven the 29-year-old crazy.
A heavyweight bout between Travis Browne and Josh Barnett has been added to UFC 168 at the MGM Grand on Dec. 28, sources confirmed Tuesday morning.
Comparisons to UFC champion Jon Jones have been made throughout Alexander Gustafsson’s six-fight winning streak and his rise through the light heavyweight ranks.
Las Vegas’ emergence as the nation’s MMA fight capital has created a cottage industry of mixed martial arts-related businesses that is trying to bank on fight event promotion organizations sprouting in Sin City.