It appears that UFC president Dana White won't have to look far to find the next opponent for heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos.
Junior dos Santos defended his UFC heavyweight title for the first time by stopping Frank Mir in two lopsided rounds.
Hard-punching heavyweight Lavar Johnson has agreed to replace injured Mark Hunt and will face Stefan Struve on May 26 at UFC 146 in Las Vegas, the promotion announced Thursday.
Heavyweight Roy Nelson will fight Dave Herman at UFC 146, as would-be opponent Gabriel Gonzaga has withdrawn from the fight with an undisclosed injury.
Roy Nelson became the latest heavyweight to land a new opponent for UFC 146, the promotion announced Monday on its website.
Top-rated heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem issued an apology Monday, three days after officially being removed from UFC 146 after testing positive for testosterone levels higher than those permitted by Nevada athletic regulators.
Former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will face Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva at UFC 146, promotion president Dana White said Sunday on Twitter.
Fast-rising heavyweight Stefan Struve will face Mark Hunt on May 26 at UFC 146, the promotion announced Wednesday.
Former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has agreed to face Frank Mir on May 26, promotion president Dana White said Wednesday.
Roy Nelson will face former Strikeforce contender Antonio Silva in a heavyweight bout May 26 at UFC 146, the promotion announced Wednesday on its website.
Former UFC welterweight contender Dan Hardy will return to action on May 26 against Duane Ludwig, officials with the promotion confirmed Wednesday.
Two years ago, Evan Dunham appeared to be closing in on a lightweight title shot. Then he lost two fights in a row.