35 Search Results for aaron riley

Jul 29, 2013 11:55 am

UFC Lightweight Aaron Riley Retires After 45 Professional Fights

Aaron Riley, 32, announced his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts following a split decision loss to Justin Salas at UFC on FOX 8.  Riley boasted a professional record of 30-14, with one draw.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   UFC lightweight fighter, Aaron Riley, announced his retirement from MMA Saturday night following...

May 1, 2013 9:48 am

Aaron Riley vs. Justin Salas Added to UFC on FOX 8

    The UFC announced Thursday night the addition of a lightweight fight between Aaron Riley and Justin Salas to the card for UFC on FOX 8 slated for July 27.   For Riley (30-13-1) this fight will mark a long-awaited return to action after suffering a broken jaw in the first round of his...

Feb 12, 2012 7:11 pm

McKenzie vs. Riley & Tavares vs. Yang Latest Additions To UFC on FUEL TV 3

Two new bouts have been booked for the UFC’s third stint on FOX sister station FUEL TV. We announced earlier today that Amir Sadollah and Jorge Lopez are set to square off on the card and now Cody McKenzie vs. Aaron Riley and Brad Tavares vs. Dongi Yang will join them during the May event....

Nov 23, 2014 9:12 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Edgar’s late submission win over Swanson

Last night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57, Frankie Edgar scored a late 5th round submission win over Cub Swanson, earning himself a Performance of the Night bonus in the process. As always, the Twitter-verse erupted with reactions from fighters, fans, and celebrities. Below is a compilation of the best reactions. Here...

Nov 16, 2014 12:15 pm

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Fabricio Werdum’s Win Over Mark Hunt

Last night in the main event of UFC 180, Fabricio Werdum defeated Mark Hunt to become the interim UFC heavyweight champion with a brutal knee (See that HERE). During the bout, the Twitter-verse was sounding off for blow-by-blow reactions, which we have compiled. The Interim UFC heavyweight title is on the line! #UFC180 @FabricioWerdum vs...

Nov 16, 2014 9:44 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Tito Ortiz Win Over Stephan Bonnar

Last night at Bellator 131, Tito Ortiz defeated Stephan Bonnar via decision in a highly anticipated matchup. MMA pros, and celebrities took to Twitter to react to the bout. Below are some reactions from notable viewers on Twitter. It's main event time! @titoortiz vs. @StephanBonnar is next on @SpikeTV! #Bellator131 pic.twitter.com/DUBmDbDPOZ — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA)...

Feb 24, 2014 5:57 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Rousey’s First Round Stoppage Of McMann

It’s not uncommon for the MMA world to take to twitter following any major fighting event on the planet. Such is the case with last weekend’s UFC 170 event. BJPENN.COM has compiled a pretty lengthy list from MMA notables, reacting to Ronda Rousey’s controversial first round stoppage over Sarah McMann. Check it: Aaannnndddd we are...

Aug 15, 2013 10:10 am

UFC on FOX 8 Drug Test Results

Last Month’s UFC on FOX 8 event took place from Seattle’s KeyArena on July 27. Ten of the evenings participants underwent mandatory drug screenings by the Washington State Department of licensing and all fighters passed. Evenings headliners Demetrious Johnson and John Moraga underwent testing as did Rory MacDonald, Jessica Andrade, Mac Danzig, Daron Cruickshank, Ed...

Jul 30, 2013 4:18 pm

UFC on FOX 8 Medical Suspensions Released Today

There is a laundry list of fighters who are getting a minimum of three months worth of medical suspensions after this past weekend’s UFC on Fox 8. The Washington State Department of Licensing, which oversaw Saturday’s event, released the medical suspensions to MMAjunkie.com. UFC on FOX 8 took place July 27 at KeyArena in Seattle....

Jul 30, 2013 11:16 am

UFC On FOX 8 Salary Report: Robbie Lawler Top Earner

The disclosed pay from last weekend’s UFC on FOX 8 event is in. Surprisingly, main card fighter, Robbie Lawler’s pay towered over every single other fighter on last Saturday night’s roster. He was the only fighter to break into six figures on the night. The Washington State Department of Licensing released the following figures this...

Jul 27, 2013 7:42 pm

‘UFC on FOX 8: Johnson vs. Moraga’ Full Results

The UFC’s eighth appearance on FOX was a huge success with a slew of amazing fights and finishes this evening. ‘UFC on FOX 8: Johnson vs. Moraga’ took place from the KeyArena in Seattle, Washington. In the main event Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson was able to retain his title with a fifth-round armbar submission over...

Jul 27, 2013 12:18 pm

UFC on FOX 8 Play-By-Play And Live Results (Prelims)

By JAKE CHASTAIN Eight fights make up tonight’s UFC on FOX 8 preliminary card. Starting at 1:00 pm PT, two fights will go down on the UFC’s Facebook.com channel. 1 Hour later the prelims switch to FX where six more fights will go down culminating in a UFC on FX Prelims headliner between Jorge Masvidal and...

Jul 26, 2013 4:43 pm

UFC on FOX 8 Weigh-In Results: 3 Fighters Miss The Mark

The fighters for tomorrow night’s UFC on fOX 8 event have all weighed in and made their bouts official. Three of tomorrow participants missed the mark on their first attempt and have been granted additional time to try and make weight. UFC on FOX 8 goes down tomorrow night from the KeyArena in Seattle, Washington...

Oct 19, 2012 11:34 am

MFC 35: Explosive Encounter Predicitions | MMA NEWS

  We are just eight days away from MFC 35 and the card promises to deliver in the same fashion that all of the other previous MFC events have. You can count on a lot of fast paced, hard hitting action provided by fighters looking to make a statement inside the MFC ring. MFC President...

Sep 10, 2012 2:46 pm

Ross Pearson vs. George Sotiropoulos set for UFC on FX 6 in Australia | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor It was recently announced that a lightweight bout between “The Ultimate Fighter: Australia vs. U.K.” coaches Ross Pearson (13-6 MMA, 5-3 UFC) and George Sotiropoulos (14-4 MMA, 7-2 UFC) will be part of the newly announced UFC on FX 6 event in Australia. The season 9 winner of “TUF”, Pearson, recently dropped in...

Jun 19, 2012 12:36 pm

45 UFC Fights Cancelled Due To Injury In 2012 (So Far) | UFC NEWS

The UFC has been plagued with injuries this year. High-profile fight after high-profile fight has been cancelled and/or postponed due to injury on almost every single fight card this year. UFC president Dana White believes that fighters are training too hard in the gym and need to lighten up, while fighters and insiders blame the...

Apr 24, 2012 1:43 pm

Marcus LeVesseur will fight Cody McKenzie at UFC on FUEL TV 3

By Lorenzo Luciano: Marcus LeVesseur will replace Aaron Riley at next month’s UFC on FUEL TV 3 and meet Cody McKenzie . The event will take place on May 15th, 2012 at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia. Aaron Riley was forced to withdraw from the event due to undisclosed reasons. Cody McKenzie is an American...

Mar 19, 2012 9:39 am

Five Fight Main Card Set For UFC on FUEL TV 3

The UFC has put together and finalized a five-fight main card for their third trip to FUEL TV. UFC on FUEL TV 3 is set to take place from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, VA on May 15. A featherweight bout between Dustin Poirier and Chang Sung Jung headlines the event. The main event will...

Mar 16, 2012 2:14 pm

UFC on FOX 3 | Hallman Injured, Tavares In Against Ferguson

In January we announced a lightweight bout between Dennis Hallman and Ultimate fighter winner, Tony Ferguson. That bout has now been scratched in favor of Thiago Tavares vs. Tony Ferguson due to Dennis Hallman’s health status. Hallman has suffered an injury that has caused his removal, but the nature of such was not disclosed at...

Mar 1, 2012 1:00 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 3 Adds Two More Bouts

A lightweight and bantamweight have been added to the UFC on Fuel TV 3 card as announced by UFC officials just yesterday. Lightweights Kamal Shalorus and Rafael Dos Anjos have agreed to face off as have bantamweights Azamat Gashimov and Alex Soto. UFC on FUEL 3 is set to take place from the Patriot Center...

Jan 31, 2012 7:52 am

UFC NEWS | Ferguson vs. Hallman Slated For UFC’s Return To Fox In May

UFC officials have announced the addition of a lightweight bout between TUF winner Ton Ferguson and MMA veteran Dennis Hallman to their May return to FOX TV. UFC on FOX 3 is set to take place in New Jersey from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford. Ferguson comes into the fight riding a six-fight win...

Jan 12, 2012 1:35 pm

UFC NEWS – 2011 Salary Report For 337 UFC Fighters

2011 was a hallmark year for the world’s biggest and best Mixed Martial Arts promotion. They expanded to new territories, set record gate and attendance figures and launched a revolutionary TV deal. Safe to say the UFC had a great 2011. In an interesting report from mma-manifesto.com, 337 UFC fighters who fought for the promotion...

Oct 22, 2011 10:08 am

Tony Ferguson vs. Yves Edwards Booked For TUF 14 Finale

The UFC has booked a lightweight bout between “TUF” season 12 winner, Tony Ferguson and long time MMA Veteran Yves Edwards for the upcoming Dec. 3 event. “The Ultimate Fighter” season 14 finale is set to take place from The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. Headlining the event will be coaches...

Sep 27, 2011 4:25 pm

UFC 135 Prelim Special on Spike TV Peaks at 1.73 million viewers

Another sign that UFC 135 was a success is in the viewership rating it received on the Spike Prelim Special. The event drew in a 1.1 household rating and averaged 1.6 million viewers; however the show peaked when 1.73 million people at home tuned in to watch the two-fight, pre-pay-per-view broadcast. These figures make the...

Sep 27, 2011 11:57 am

UFC 135 Suspensions: Jones Out Up To Six Months

Sorry about your luck Rashad Evans… Twelve UFC 135 participants have been medically suspended following their efforts at last weekend’s “Jones vs. Rampage” event including the light-heavyweight champion who could be out up to six-months for injuries suffered during the night’s main event. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage” took place last Saturday, September 24 live...

Sep 24, 2011 8:43 pm

UFC 135 Results

MAIN CARD:(Pay-per-view) Jon Jones def. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 4, 1:14 (to retain light-heavyweight title) *Fight of the night Josh Koscheck def. Matt Hughes via KO (punches) – Round 1, 4:59*Knockout of the night Mark Hunt def. Ben Rothwell via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 30-27) Travis Browne def. Rob Broughton...

Sep 23, 2011 3:29 pm

UFC 135 Weigh In Results

MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view) Champ Jon Jones (204.5) vs. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (204) Matt Hughes (170) vs. Josh Koscheck (170.5) Mark Hunt (261) vs. Ben Rothwell (263) Rob Broughton (261) vs. Travis Browne (255) Nate Diaz (156) vs. Takanori Gomi (155) PRELIMINARY CARD: (Spike TV) Aaron Riley (155) vs. Tony Ferguson (155) Tim Boetsch (186) vs....