The distinction of youngest champion in UFC history can only belong to one fighter. Reigning light-heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones holds the record, but Paige VanZant thinks she has a realistic chance of breaking it. Is it a case of young talent, shallow divisions, or both?
Details pending, but Matt Brown confirms his upcoming bout with Nate Diaz is off. This follows Diaz stating that he had little to no say in the creating of the fight plan and felt he was being "strong-armed" into the event.
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One of the first men to ever step into the UFC Octagon died this week, according to multiple reports. Kevin Rosier, who took part in the UFC 1 tournament in 1993, was ill for quite some time and suffered an apparent fatal heart attack Tuesday morning.
The long-awaited rematch between UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw (11-2 MMA, 7-2 UFC) and former champ Renan Barao (33-2 MMA, 8-1 UFC) is set for UFC on FOX 16 in Chicago. Additional contests revealed for the July 25 event at United Center include Anthony Pettis (18-3 MMA, 5-2 UFC) vs. Myles Jury (15-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) and Miesha Tate (16-5 MMA, 3-2 UFC) vs. Jessica Eye (11-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC).
"Jacare's manager has said I turned down a fight with JacareMMA...he's full of sh*t. Oh, and by the way. When we both get these fights out the way, let's do it!"
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