Barao injured; Title defence axed for UFC 161 in Winnipeg
The main event on a June 15 UFC pay-per-view card in Winnipeg has been scrapped. The UFC confirmed a bantamweight title defence by Renan Barao, who was to face No. 4 contender Eddie Wineland, is now off because Barao was injured during training. Full Story.(Photo: Nick Laham/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
Kick To Win
Vitor Belfort delivered one of the most spectacular knockouts of his career on Saturday, beating Luke Rockhold in the first round of the main event of "UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs. Rockhold." Known as an aggressive striker, Belfort (23-10) instead paced himself as the engaged in the early going and showed restraint by not overcommitting against the larger Rockhold (10-2). Full Story.
Sizing It Up
Is it possible to create a true super fight? Should the rules for illegal knee strikes be changed? With the rumors of next season's Ultimate Fighter being Team Canada vs. Team Australia, who would you like to see as the coaches? TSN.ca's MMA staff takes a look at some of the hottest issues in the world of mixed martial arts. Full Story.
UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs. Rockhold
The Octagon returns to Brazil for UFC on FX 8, where Vitor Belfort will fight on home soil again Luke Rockhold in the main event. The card, which will take place on May 18, will also feature Ronaldo Souza, Evan Dunham, and Paulo Thiago.
UFC on FX 8 Fight Card
UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Bigfoot II
Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez squares off with Antonio (Bigfoot) Silva in the main event of UFC 160 on May 25. The card will also feature rising star Glover Teixeira taking on Ryan Bader.
UFC 160 Fight Card
UFC on FUEL TV 10: Nogueira vs. Werdum II
The UFC will make yet another trip to Brazil, this time on June 8 for UFC on FUEL TV 10 where Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will face Fabricio Werdum. The card will also have Erick Silva, Rafael Cavalcante and Thiago Silva.
UFC on FUEL TV 10 Fight Card
UFC 161: Barao vs. Wineland
Winnipeg will play host to their first ever UFC event as the Octagon invades the MTS Centre. Renan Barao will put his interim bantamweight title on the line against Eddie Wineland, while Dan Henderson faces Rashad Evans and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira battles Mauricio (Shogun) Rua. UFC 161 Fight Card
UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman
Middleweight contender Chris Weidman will finally get his chance to dethrone the champion when he faces Anderson Silva in the main event of UFC 162. The July 6 card will also see Frankie Edgar battling Charles Oliveira, as well as Canadian John Makdessi. UFC 162 Fight Card
UFC on FOX 8: Johnson vs. Moraga
Seattle, Washington welcomes the UFC on July 27 as Demetrious Johnson attempts to defend his flyweight title against John Moraga in the main event of UFC on FOX 8. Canadian Rory MacDonald will take the next step in his promising career as he fights Jake Ellenberger.
UFC on FOX 8 Fight Card