UFC Fight Night 56 Preview

The UFC travels to Brazil once again this weekend and once again they will not see the fight they had planned. Originally the return to Brazil was to feature a Brazilian legend and a rising British star. Then with little over a week to go before the fight Jimi Manuwa broke his foot while training and was forced to withdraw from the fight. It was a big loss for the UFC and for Manuwa who had a chance to add a big name to his record.

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Experience wins in Brazil (UFC 163 Review)

Another title would be up for grabs this weekend when Jose Aldo would defend his Featherweight belt against Chan Sung Jung. It would be an interesting matchup as Aldo would defend his belt against a fighter who not many expected to be here yet. Originally the fight was to be Aldo vs. former WEC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis but an injury would cancel that fight forcing the UFC to find a new challenger.

Brazil Loving Las Vegas (UFC 156 Review)

The UFC has gone to many places throughout the last few years including a place where many of the UFC fighters come from. Brazil has been a wild place to fight and with so many Brazilians stars filling out cards they seem to consistently be the loudest events.

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.

Small Fighters Big Performance (UFC on FX 2 Review)

The UFC made their return to Australia and did it in a big way breaking attendance and gate records for free events. The Fight Night style of event saw 14,537 people cram in to the Allphones Arena to a total of $2.2 million gate. Both of these were records for events that were shown for free on television. These fans got a treat as well with the main event being a great fight but the main draw was the start of the Flyweight tournament.

UFC on FX 2 Preview

The UFC has continued to expand their fighting roster with more and more fighters and more weight classes. This was true late last year when Dana White introduced the new Flyweight class that would bring in another lighter weight class. The Flyweight division would be made up of 125 lbs fighters as the UFC continues to add more fighters to improve their talent.

New Division means a New Champion

This year the UFC has made some massive moves from signing a massive deal with Fox to the addition of the Bantamweight and Featherweight. Next year the UFC looks to continue growing as after the latest event, UFC 140, Dana White announced that the UFC would be adding a Flyweight Division.

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