Silva says injured leg is at 95 per cent and improving
Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva says his injured leg is at 95 per cent and improving. The Brazilian MMA star promised it will be 100 per cent when he makes his comeback against Nick Diaz on Jan. 31 at UFC 183 in Las Vegas. Full Story.(Photo: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images via Zuffa LLC)
Canadian Rory (Ares) MacDonald will have to go through former Strikeforce champion Tarec (Sponge) Saffiedine to continue his run at the UFC welterweight title. The UFC announced Thursday that the two will meet Oct. 4 in the main event of a televised UFC card at the Halifax Metro Centre. Full Story.
On The Line
When Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz enter the octagon on January 31, 2015, it will be the most unlikely superfight anyone could have ever imagined. For Silva, this fight - No. 3 of the 10-fight contract he signed in 2012 - gives Silva the opportunity to re-cement his legacy. Full Story.
The MMA Report
The MMA Report: July 25
John Pollock is joined by Bellator play-by-play announcer Sean Wheelock to chat about recent changes to the company, his thoughts on the tournament format and more. Also, Bleacher Report's Jeremy Botter discusses the NSAC hearing with Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen, and Pollock takes a look at UFC on FOX 12.
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UFC Fight Night 47: Bader vs. St. Preux
Two light heavyweights look to improve their standing in the division as No. 9 Ryan Bader takes on No. 10 Ovince St. Preux. The event will be held at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine on August 16, 2014.
UFC Fight Night 47: Fight Card
UFC Fight Night 48: Bisping vs. Le
Cung Le returns to the octagon for the first time since 2012 to face Michael Bisping in the main event. The night also features the rescheduled Ultimate Fight China featherweight final. The event will be held at the CotaiArena in Macau, China on August 23, 2014.
UFC Fight Night 48: Fight Card