Up-to-the-minute news about UFC 160, taking place Saturday, May 25 in
Las Vegas. All bouts below have been verbally agreed to by both
With undefeated Gunnar Nelson forced off the card due to injury, Rick "The Horror" Story will step in to face veteran Mike Pyle at UFC 160. Story most recently defeated Quinn Mulhern by first-round TKO at UFC 158.
Sadollah Out, The RocknRolla in at UFC 160
Updated April 3
An injury has forced TUF 7 winner Amir Sadollah out of his UFC 160 bout with Stephen Thompson. In his place steps Strikeforce vet Nah-Shon Burrell, who made a successful Octagon debut at UFC157, outpointing Yuri Villefort in an exciting, back-and-forth brawl.
Bowles to Return vs. Roop at UFC 160
Updated March 28
Former WEC bantamweight champ Brian Bowles will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon at UFC 160 in Las Vegas. Welcoming Bowles back will be fellow WEC alum George Roop, who most recently outpointed Reuben Duran at UFC 158.
Bermudez, Holloway Set to Lock Horns at UFC 160
updated March 27
Two rising featherweight prospects collide at UFC 160 on May 25th, as Dennis Bermudez goes against Max Holloway. Bermudez is coming off his third straight win, a Fight of the Year candidate against Matt Grice at UFC 157. The sharpshooting striker Holloway will be looking for a fourth straight victory in the division.
Te Huna in for Bader vs. Glover
updated March 12
updated March 9
Hunt vs. JDS is on for UFC 160 in May
The fans wanted it, and now they’ll get it, as resurgent heavyweight contender Mark Hunt will follow up his knockout of Stefan Struve earlier this month with a UFC 160 bout against former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos in Las Vegas on May 25th.
updated March 9
The spot alongside dos Santos opened up when the Brazilian’s original foe, Alistair Overeem was forced out due to injury, and with fans clamoring to see the two knockout artists collide, Hunt and dos Santos have verbally agreed to meet in the co-main event underneath Cain Velasquez’ heavyweight title defense against Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva.
Injury Ruins JDS-Reem Matchup at 160
updated March 7
The long-anticipated showdown between former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos and Dutch-Blackzilian Alistair Overeem will again have to wait, as Overeem has sustained an injury and will not be able to fight at UFC 160. An announcement is expected soon as to whether the bout will be rescheduled or a new opponent found for dos Santos.
Pyle vs. Nelson, TUF Winner vs. TUF Winner and More
Welterweight Mike "Quicksand" Pyle will put his three-fight KO streak on the line against Iceland's undefeated Gunnar Nelson at UFC 160.
Lightweight Thrillers Added to Las Vegas Card
updated February 21
Two exciting lightweight bouts have been added to the UFC 160 fight card scheduled for May 25 in Las Vegas.
Top-ten ranked lightweight contenders T.J. Grant and Gray "The Bully" Maynard will go to war in a fight that could shape the future of the lightweight title picture. Plus, Abel "Killa" Trujillo, coming off of an impressive UFC debut victory over Marcus LeVesseur, will face undefeated contender Khabib Nurmagomedov
Teixeira vs. Bader, Cowboy vs. KJ on Summer Opener
updated February 20
Two top-ten light heavyweights will meet Memorial Day weekend in Las Vegas as Ryan "Darth" Bader will face Glover Teixeira.
In addition, a lightweight bout with Fight of the Night potential is set for UFC 160 as KJ Noons will face Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone.
Cain vs. Bigfoot, Reem vs. JDS at UFC 160
updated February 13
It's official: With a first-round TKO over previously undefeated Travis Browne and a knockout win over top contender Alistair Overeem, Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva has earned a title shot against UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. That heavyweight championship bout will anchor UFC 160, to be held Memorial Day weekend in Las Vegas.
Plus, two of the top heavyweights in the world will settle their differences at the event as former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair "The Reem" Overeem will take on former UFC heavyweight champion Junior "Cigano" Dos Santos.
Farther down in the weight divisions, fans will see a fantastic stylistic matchup as welterweights Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson and TUF season 7 winner Amir Sadollah do battle.
Verbal agreements are in for all three matchups. More details about the event, including venue and ticket information, will be announced in the coming weeks.