Dana White says Ronda Rousey will fight Holly Holm following UFC president Dana White said on ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike Thursday that newly crowned women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm create her first title defence at a rematch from Ronda Rousey. “I think that if we didn’t create the rematch, me and Lorenzo [Fertitta] should probably lose our promoters’ license. That battle’s going to happen. I don’t know when, but that’s the fight that will happen.” White did not mention however when this struggle could occur. With Rousey’s outside commitments to movies it’s not entirely clear when this possible rematch might be. Chris Wade replaces injured Beniel Dariush against Mairbek Taisumov at UFC Fight Night 81 UFC officials declared Beneil Dariush is injured and Chris Wade will be confronting Maribek Taisumov. Wade (10-1) has gone 2-0 at the UFC with wins over Cain Carrizosa and Lipeng Zhang. Taisumov (24-5) is coming of a”Performance of the Night” functionality when he pumped out Alan Patrick at UFC Fight Night 69 at June. UFC Fight Night 81 occurs Sunday Jan. 17th. At TD Garden in Boston, MA. Jason Knight replaces Mirsad Bektic from Tatsuya Kawajiri at TUF 22 Finale Per former Titan FC featherweight Jason Knight has signed with the UFC and replaces the wounded Mirsad Bektic contrary to Tatsuya Kawajiri. Knight (13-1) has won eight consecutive struggles and is coming from a submission victory over Musa Khamanaev at Titan FC 35 in September. Kawajiri (34-8-2) as been on a 7-1 run since falling down to featherweight in 2011, with his only drawback coming to Clay Guida in UFC Fight Night 39 last year. The TUF 22 Finale takes place in the Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan on Dec. 11 and Comes with a featherweight main affair between Frankie Edgar carrying on Chad Mendes. Pittsburgh’s Consol Energy Center plays host to UFC Fight Night 82 on Feb. 21 MMAjunkie is reporting that the city of Pittsburgh will play host to UFC Fight night 82 on Feb. 21st. No bouts have been formally added to the card nonetheless it’ll broadcast on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass, even though there are nevertheless to be any spells declared for your card. The UFC last went to Pittsburgh in June 2011 for UFC on VERSUS 4, which featured one of the most memorable comeback victories in UFC history, when Cheick Kongo pumped out Pat Barry. . Conor McGregor on a move to lightweight”It is virtually set in stone” In Wednesday’s UFC 194 media lunch, Conor McGregor mentioned that he’d love to move to lightweight after his unification bout with Jose Aldo at UFC 194. “I feel as if it’s virtually set in stone — KO Jose and KO whomever holds that lightweight buckle. And over the next two struggles, I will be a two-weight world champion once again. But this time inside the UFC.” There has not been a champion in UFC history that has held titles in two weight classes at precisely the exact same moment. B.J. Penn maintained the lightweight and welterweight names at different occasions, as did Randy Couture with the light heavyweight and heavyweight belts. It needs to be noted McGregor held the featherweight and lightweight straps in Cage Warriors. Up first however is the above showdown with Jose Aldo that takes place at Las Vegas on Dec. 12th. Commentator Joe Rogan uncertain of future with the UFC Joe Rogan disclosed on a recent episode of his podcast”The Joe Rogan Expertise” his contract with the UFC is up in August and he is not certain if he’ll re-sign. Transcribed by MMAJunkie’s Mike Bohn, Rogan said”It is possible [I’ll re-sign]. I enjoy doing sh-t that disturbs me. I like doing things — I like taking chances in that I enjoy walking away from stuff. I enjoy doing this. I like experiencing new things. You open up new doors, your brain starts shooting in another way. I’m not a huge fan of doing exactly the exact same sh-t repeatedly and over again. Rogan has functioned for the UFC in various roles dating back to 1997 but has his responsibilities decreased to working PPVs and FOX televised cards only.

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