- Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contenders Series Episode 4 Card Is Set
The card is set for Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contenders Series Episode 4, the main event is going to be Phil Hawes facing Julian Marquez in a middleweight division fight.
Hawes (4-1-0) is looking to rebound from his first professional MMA defeat, which came to Louis Taylor at the World Series Of Fighting 32. Hawes also earned a single victory under the WSOF banner, defeating Joshua Key by TKO at the WSOF 31. Hawes also competed on the UFC Ultimate Fighter 23, but he lost in the opening round on the reality show.Phil Hawes faces Julian Marquez in the main event of Dana White's Tuesday Night Contenders Series Episode 4Humberto Bandenay Replacing Chris Gruetzenmacher At UFC Fight Night: Mexico City
Chris Gruetzenmacher has suffered an undisclosed injury and he is off of UFC Fight Night: Mexico City, replacing him against Martin Bravo is going to be Humberto Bandenay.
Bravo (11-0-0) has already competed once under the UFC banner, having defeated Claudio Puelles at UFC Fight Night 98. The win at UFC Fight Night 98 would also make Bravo the winner of the UFC Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 3. Bravo is also undefeated thus far as a professional MMA fighter, which has lasted over five years now.Humberto Bandenay replaces Chris Gruetzenmacher at UFC Fight Night: Mexico City.Manager Says Max Holloway Facing Frankie Edgar Next
Brian Butler currently serves as the manager for UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway, who won the gold by defeating Jose Aldo at UFC 212.
When it comes to the champion's first title defense, the fighter’s manager says that Frankie Edgar should be the first challenger. However, there may be a slight delay to the title fight due to the Holloway's contract issues with the promotion.Max Holloway to defend the featherweight title against Frankie Edgar.OSAC Denies Michael Chiesa’s Appeal
Michael Chiesa didn’t just suffer a controversial loss at UFC Fight Night: Oklahoma City, but the lightweight has now lost the appeal to that fight.
The Oklahoma State Athletic Commission (OSAC) has denied the fighter’s appeal to overturn his loss to Kevin Lee into a no contest.Michael Chiesa loses UFC Fight Night: Oklahoma City appeal.UFC On Fox 25 Weigh-In Results
Main Card (8pm EST., Fox)
Chris Weidman (186) vs. Kelvin Gastelum (185.6)
Dennis Bermudez (145.4) vs. Darren Elkins (145.6)
Patrick Cummins (205.4) vs. Gian Villante (205.8)
Thomas Almeida (135.2) vs. Jimmie Rivera (135.8)
Preliminary Card (6pm EST., Fox)
Lyman Good (170.4) vs. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos (170.4)
Eryk Anders (185.4) vs. Rafael Natal (185.2)
Ryan LaFlare (170.8) vs. Alex Oliveira (170.6)All fighters make weight for UFC On Fox 25.Alberto El Patron Gone From Combate Americas
The fallout continues from the Alberto El Patron/Paige airport incident because El patron has stepped down as the President of Combate Americas.
Combate CEO Campbell McClaren says El Patron is stepping away from his role to focus on his professional wrestling career, but doesn’t make any mention of the airport incident.Albert El Patron out of Combate AmericasJon Jones Takes Shot At Daniel Cormier
Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones is preparing to challenge current champion Daniel Cormier for the gold in a rematch at UFC 182.
Jones decided it would be fun to take a shot at the champion and the controversy surrounding his UFC 210 weigh-in.
The former champion took aim via Twitter:Jon Jones takes shot at Daniel Cormier via Twitter.Germaine De Randamie vs. Marion Reneau Added To UFC Fight Night: Rotterdam
A women’s bantamweight division attraction has been added to the UFC Fight Night: Rotterdam card as #8 Germaine De Randamie is in action against #11 Marion Reneau.Germaine De Randamie faces Marion Reneau at UFC Fight Night: Rotterdam.