Making a Statement in Brazil (UFC Fight Night 56 Review)

The UFC found its way to Brazil once again this year as they continued a busy weekend with two fights from around the world. A day after the UFC went to Australia they appeared again this time from Brazil. It was a strange card in their second day of fights though as injuries ravaged through the entire roster of fighters. Originally the main event was to be Mauricio Rua against Jimi Manuwa in a matchup of two hard-hitting light heavyweights.

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A Chance to Impress in Duluth (UFC Fight Night 35 Review)

UFC Fight Night 35 would mark the first event in North America for the new year but it would be much more important for the fighters involved. Many would look at the fight card and see no major stars creating the assumption that it would be a bad fight card. That would not necessarily be true as every fighter on the card would have a reason to go all out in every fight. The names were not big but the stakes were as big for these fighters as many in the major fights.

Flyweight Picture Finally Clears Up (UFC on FX 3 Review)

The Flyweight division is still an extremely young division in the UFC with only two fights between flyweights so far. These two fights were the Flyweight Tournament to determine the first ever flyweight champion of the UFC. The fights though only produced one potential champion as Joseph Benavidez won his match to earn a spot in the finals.

UFC on FX 3 Preview

In March 2012 the UFC on FX 2 featured the debut of a new class of fighters in the UFC as the Flyweights began their championship tournament. The tournament would be a first for the UFC as they would decide the first ever Flyweight Champion through a four fighter tournament.

Speed is King in Washington

UFC Live 6 made history for the UFC as it featured the first title fight on a free fight card ever as the Bantamweight title was up for grabs. The Bantamweight title is a fairly new title for the UFC that came about from the merger of the WEC into the UFC. The merger brought in a number of smaller fighters forcing the UFC to create two new weight classes and will bring a third new weight class in the near future. These new weight classes were the 145 Featherweights and the 135 Bantamweights and both saw new champions.

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