The UFC returns to Manchester, England to see who will earn a heavyweight title shot as the feared striker Mirko Cro Cop battles rising star Gabriel Gonzaga. Also, former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski takes on Octagon newcomer Fabricio Werdum.
Randy “The Natural” Couture is one of the most respected fighters to ever step foot into the Octagon. Just ask his opponent at UFC 74, Gabriel “Napao” Gonzaga. Even though Gonzaga is fresh off a convincing win over the feared Mirko Cro Cop, he still claims to have the utmost respect for the legendary Couture. But at UFC 74, respect falls to the wayside for five rounds as these warriors will do battle for the UFC Heavyweight Championship. Plus, former UFC Welterweight Champion Georges “Rush” St-Pierre takes on Josh Koscheck
UFC presents the biggest fight card of the summer on Saturday, July 7th! “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” Tito Ortiz returns to the Octagon to face the undefeated winner of The Ultimate Fighter 2, Rashad Evans. The UFC Middleweight Championship will be on the line when champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva brings his Muay Thai skills to the Octagon against Nate “The Great” Marquardt, who is undefeated in his four UFC fights.
UFC continues to take Europe by storm as UFC 72: VICTORY hits Northern Ireland! Rich “Ace” Franklin continues his quest to regain the UFC Middleweight Championship as he takes on another top middleweight contender, Yushin Okami. Plus, Light Heavyweight favorite Forrest Griffin returns to the Octagon to face Hector “Sick Dog” Ramirez.
Each season, 18 mixed martial artists enter into The Ultimate Fighter competition, and each season only 1 incredible fighter survives in each weight class. As a result of winning in the Welterweight Division, New York’s own Matt “The Terror” Serra will receive a unique prize at UFC 69: SHOOTOUT – a shot at the World Welterweight Championship, held by Canadian phenom Georges “Rush” St. Pierre. Plus. Diego “The Nightmare” Sanchez will put his undefeated streak on the line against former NCAA wrestling champion Josh Koscheck.