At UFC 191, former UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir will battle the No. 4 contender, Andrei Arlovski. With the win, Mir could solidify himself as a legitimate contender to the title and perhaps claim gold before retiring.
On August 8, 2015, Beneil Dariush takes on the No. 5 lightweight contender in the UFC, Michael Johnson. In an exclusive interview, Bleacher Report sat down with the rising MMA star and secured his thoughts on his upcoming fight, politics and his Assyrian heritage.
At UFC 189, Conor McGregor won the interim featherweight championship when he downed the No. 1 contender in Chad Mendes. However, throughout the bout, McGregor was taken down at will. Despite his deficiencies in wrestling, does the Irishman need wrestling to remain competitive among the world's best featherweights?
UFC Superstar Conor McGregor has catapulted to success with antics and trash talk. He takes on the No. 1 contender at UFC 189 in Chad Mendes. In that, on Saturday night, McGregor has the opportunity to silence all the critics and take home the interim featherweight title in the process.
At UFC Fight Night 71, Todd Duffee will due battle against former heavyweight champion Frank Mir. A Duffy win could launch him up the heavyweight ladder, while forcing Mir to consider retirement at the same time.
At UFC 187, two championship belts will be on the line as Anthony
Johnson and Daniel Cormier square off to lay claim to the vacant light
heavyweight title. The co-main event will feature the undefeated
middleweight champion, Chris Weidman, and the 19-year MMA veteran in
Vitor Belfort. The PPV event should serve as a blockbuster and be one
for the ages.