Home Tag Archives: ufc london news

Tag Archives: ufc london news

A Host Of Exciting Fights Have Been Added To UFC London

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 11:  A general exterior view of the North Greenwich Arena as seen from the Emirates Air Line (cable car) prior to the Women's Basketball Gold Medal game on Day 15 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 11, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The UFC returns to London and the city’s O2 Arena on March 18th with Fight Night 107. So far, the card is without a headline attraction, but on Wednesday a whopping six bouts were officially announced, featuring no less than seven English fighters. London’s own Brad Pickett(25-13), who lost a unanimous decision to retiring legend Urijah Faber in Sacramento last …

Read More »

Watch: The Dramatic And Confusing Conclusion To Anderson Silva Vs Michael Bisping Round 3

Anderson 'The Spider' Silva of Brazil and Michael 'The Count' Bisping of England compete in their Middleweight bout during the UFC Fight Night held at at Indigo at The O2 Arena on February 27, 2016 in London, England.

The main event of UFC London saw the return to action of former middleweight champion Anderson Silva after a year-long suspension, but “The Spider” wasn’t able to author the redemptive tale that he had hoped for. Instead, Silva dropped a close but unanimous decision to England’s own Michael Bisping in what was a dramatic, entertaining and claret-soaked war. The moment …

Read More »

Scott Askham Just Scored A Chilling KO Of The Year Contender At UFC London

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 27:  Scott Askham of England (L) KO's Chris Dempsey of the USA with a high kick in their Middleweight bout during the UFC Fight Night held at at Indigo at The O2 Arena on February 27, 2016 in London, England.  (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Doncaster middleweight Scott Askham just picked up the second win of his UFC career, and he did so in spectacular fashion at London’s O2 Arena. The 27-year-old made an absolute mockery of Chris Dempsey’s equilibrium with an overhand-left that clipped the American high on the head near the death of the opening round. In response, Dempsey’s legs did an impromptu …

Read More »

UFC London: British Fighter Removed From O2 Arena Card With Injury

UFC 90 Silva v Cote

The UFC London card scheduled for February 27th at the O2 Arena has lost one of it’s most exciting attractions, after explosive English light-heavyweight Jimi Manuwa was forced to withdraw. Manuwa, who has scored 13 stoppages among his 15 career wins, was set to take on dangerous Ukranian submission specialist Nikita Krylov on the show, but on Thursday the UFC …

Read More »

Twitter: Michael Bisping Aims Hilarious Taunt At His UFC London Opponent Anderson Silva

UFC Fight Night: Rockhold v Bisping Press Event

Michael Bisping just couldn’t help himself…. At a Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing back in August, in an attempt to explain why a sample he had submitted for testing several weeks prior to his January 31st bout with Nick Diaz was found to have contained both¬†drostanolone metabolites and methyl androstane, Anderson Silva had claimed that a form of sexual performance …

Read More »

UFC London: One Of The Biggest Stars In The History Of The Sport To Headline O2 Arena Show

UFC 90 Silva v Cote

UFC president Dana White has just given U.K MMA fans one hell of a Christmas present, as he announced via Twitter that the main event of the promotion’s February 27th show at London’s O2 Arena will now feature Brazilian legend Anderson Silva. The former longtime UFC middleweight champion will face-off with England’s very own Michael Bisping, who had originally been …

Read More »

Norman Parke Has Been Added To The UFC London Card

DUBLIN, IRELAND - OCTOBER 24:  Norman Parke prepares to enter Octagon before facing Reza Madadi in their lightweight fight during the UFC event at 3Arena on October 24, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Norman Parke will compete in the first fight of his new UFC contract on February 27th, 2016 at London’s O2 Arena. A week ago the Antrim lightweight, who was last seen claiming victory over Reza Madadi at UFC Fight Night 76 in Dublin, announced via Twitter that the company had offered him a new deal, and added that his next …

Read More »