- You can check out an extended preview above for UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler, which takes place on March 15th at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. In the main event, Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler square off for the vacant UFC Welterweight Championship. Make sure to join us a week from Saturday for our live coverage of the event.
- The UFC announced today that the company will return to Germany for the first time since 2010 for a Fight Night card at The O2 World in Berlin on May 31st. Tickets go on sale in early April via The O2 World Berlin website and Ticketmaster.
- As noted yesterday, UFC color commentator Joe Rogan appeared on KROQ's Kevin & Bean Show and said that a huge announcement about the UFC women's division would be coming shortly that is "gonna be madness." That immediately led to speculation that the company is working on a fight between MMA superstars Ronda Rousey and Gina Carano.
On last night's UFC Tonight, Ariel Helwani asked UFC President Dana White about the big announcement, and White noted that nothing would be breaking this week. When asked about rumors of Rousey facing Carano, White asked, "where did that come from?" According to Helwani, "something seems to be brewing, but there's nothing official."