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Santiago Returns to UFC

Up-to-the-minute news about UFC on FUEL TV 7, taking place Saturday, February 16 at Wembley Arena in London, England
An injury has forced welterweight Justin Edwards off the UFC London fight card; stepping in to face Icelandic rising star Gunnar Nelson is returning UFC vet Jorge Santiago.

Siver Out, Poirier In at UFC London


updated January 17

A Russian-born German is out and an American with a French name is in for the UK's upcoming show.

Dennis Siver has suffered an injury and been forced out of the co-main event against Cub Swanson. But fans of exciting featherweight bouts will not be left hanging, as the dynamic and dangerous Dustin Poirier has verbally agreed to step in to fight Swanson.


Watson vs. Nedkov Official for UK Event


updated December 19

Middleweight Stanislav Nedkov will put his unbeaten record on the line in February when he faces Southampton's Tom "Kong" Watson at UFC London. Both men have verbally agreed to the bout.


London Card Lands Thrilling Co-Main Event


updated December 12
The UFC announced today that knockout artist Cub Swanson and German bulldozer Dennis Siver will meet in the co-main event of February's event in London. Both men are riding impressive victory streaks and a win inside Wembley Arena could well make a title case for either featherweight.

Also on that card, 6' 6" French light heavyweight Cyrille Diabate will face England's own Jimi "The Poster Boy" Manuwa, who's coming off a dominant TKO of Kyle Kingsbury in September.

update: At welterweight, Iceland's undefeated Gunnar Nelson will look for his eleventh straight stoppage win against TUF 13's Justin Edwards. Plus, power-punching light heavyweights Ryan Jimmo and James Te Huna will clash in a battle of Canada vs. New Zealand.


Super Seven Announced for UFC London


updated December 6
The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to London, England on Saturday, February 16, and the organization announced seven bouts for this stacked card on Thursday, including the interim bantamweight championship fight between titleholder Renan Barao and challenger Michael McDonald.

Also announced for the event at Wembley Arena were the following bouts:
Che Mills vs. Matt Riddle
Terry Etim vs. Renee Forte
Paul Sass vs. Danny Castillo
Phil Harris vs. Ulysses Gomez
Vaughan Lee vs. Motonobu Tezuka
Andy Ogle vs. Josh Grispi

Tickets are on sale now, and if you're Stateside and won't be able to make it to England, the card will air in the US on FUEL TV. 

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