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Chael Sonnen Volunteers To Fight A “Sad” Daniel Cormier


We reported moments ago that former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans had to bow out of his UFC 170 co-main event fight next weekend against Daniel Cormier. The UFC had pulled Cormier from the card as well as a replacement couldn’t be found on such short notice. Well so they thought. Former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title contender ... Read More »

Rashad Evans Suffers A Leg Injury, Out Of UFC 170 Against Daniel Cormier


A lot of anticipation was building towards the co-main event of Rashad Evans and Daniel Cormier at UFC 170 next weekend. Evans was riding a two-fight winning streak and Cormier is undefeated in 13 fights and was making his long anticipated debut at light heavyweight. Yahoo Sports is reporting and has been confirmed by the UFC that Evans has suffered ... Read More »

UFC Heavyweight Shane Del Rosario Passes Away At The Age Of 30

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The UFC announced a few hours ago that heavyweight Shane Del Rosario has passed away after suffering a heart attack about two weeks ago on November 26th. Del Rosario’s management team announced shortly after the incident that he may have had an uncommon heart condition called Long QT Syndrome, which is undetectable until something happens. Before Del Rosario entered MMA, ... Read More »

UFC 166 Medical Suspensions: Junior Dos Santos Suspended Indefinitely


UFC 166 took place this Saturday night in Houston, Texas with Cain Velasquez defeating Junior Dos Santos in the trilogy fight to retain the UFC heavyweight title in the main event. BetweenTheRopes.com requested and was able to receive the post-fight medical suspensions from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. Their were three fighters who received indefinite suspensions, including Dos ... Read More »

Between The Ropes MMA Podcast – UFC 166 Recap, Cain is the Man


Brian and Steve look back at UFC 166 from over the weekend including Cain Velasquez retaining the heavyweight championship with a dominating win against Junior dos Santos, the all-time classic between Gilbert Melendez and Diego Sanchez and the rest of the card, who could be next for Velasquez, Daniel Cormier moving to light heavyweight and the upcoming UFC Fight Night ... Read More »

UFC 166: Cain Velasquez vs Junior Dos Santos 3 Video Highlights


UFC 166 took place on Saturday night from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. In the main event, Cain Velasquez retained the UFC heavyweight championship defeating Junior Dos Santos by unanimous decision in the trilogy fight between the two. In the co-main event Daniel Cormier defeated Roy Nelson by unanimous decision in a heavyweight bout. Here are the video highlights ... Read More »

Video: UFC 166 Weigh-Ins

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UFC 166 takes place tonight at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. But before the fighters get into the cage tonight, they had to weigh-in yesterday to make their respective fights official. Watch the weigh-in video above of all 26 fighters weighing in. Here is the card for tonight’s UFC 166. MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET) – Cain Velasquez ... Read More »

UFC 166 Weigh-In Results: Dos Santos And Velasquez Make Weight For Main Event

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The UFC 166 weigh-ins took place a few hours ago from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, which is where the event takes place tomorrow night. The main event will feature the trilogy fight with UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez defending his title against Junior Dos Santos. The co-main event will feature Daniel Cormier facing off with Roy Nelson in ... Read More »

Video: UFC 166 Weigh-Ins Live Today on BetweenTheRopes.com At 5 PM ET


UFC 166 takes place tomorrow night from the Toyota Center from Houston, Texas. The main event is the trilogy fight for the UFC heavyweight championship as Cain Velasquez defends his title against Junior Dos Santos. The co-main event features Daniel Cormier battling Roy Nelson in heavyweight action. Before the fighters get into the cage, they hit the scales for today’s ... Read More »

Video: “Countdown to UFC 166: Cain Velasquez vs Junior Dos Santos”

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Last night the UFC aired their Countdown show, which previews the key fights to an upcoming pay-per-view. UFC 166 takes place on Saturday night from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The main event features the trilogy fight between UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez defending his title against Junior Dos Santos. This episode of “Countdown to UFC 166″ will go ... Read More »

Alistair Overeem Battling Frank Mir At UFC 167


It was announced yesterday by the Las Vegas Review-Journal and confirmed by the UFC that former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem will fight former two time UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir at UFC 167. This show has been dubbed as the 20th anniversary show of the organization. This is a big fight for Mir and Overeem as Mir has lost ... Read More »

UFC Video: Daniel Cormier and Urijah Faber Q&A At 3 P.M ET


You can watch the video above as at 3 p.m. ET Strikeforce Grand Prix Winner Daniel Cormier and former WEC featherweight champion and bantamweight contender Urijah Faber will be doing a live Q&A. The session will last one hour with the weigh-ins to follow. Cormier — now 12-0 in his MMA career — made his UFC debut on April 20, ... Read More »