59 Search Results for dropped 145

Aug 30, 2016 12:42 pm

Anthony Pettis eyeing McGregor, Aldo, Penn, Edgar, and Holloway at 145

Anthony Pettis got back in the win column with his UFC featherweight debut over the weekend. After the former lightweight champion went on a three-fight losing streak at 155 pounds, “Showtime” dropped down to featherweight and picked up a big win over Charles Oliveira at UFC on FOX 21. Pettis has faced tough competition in...

Jul 8, 2013 3:11 pm

Felony Assault Charges Against Jeremy Stephens Dropped

By JAKE CHASTAIN |Great news for UFC featherweight and longtime employee, Jeremy Stephens, broke today. Apparently the felony assault and burglary charges he was facing from an incident spawning from a 2011 incident have been dropped. The news comes by way of Stephens’ manager, Ryan Hass, as he first confirmed with MMA Fighting. Stephens and a...


Apr 20, 2012 8:00 am

PREVIEW | MacDonald vs. Mills: UFC 145 Co-Main Event

By Adam Conklin: Main events usually cast a shadow that covers most of the main card. However, this shadow should not block the talent on the undercard. This is unfortunately the case with this weekends UFC 145 event, headlined, of course, by Jon Jones defending his title against Rashad Evans. Before I travel to far...

Mar 24, 2012 7:56 am

Quick Twitt | Nik Lentz Confirms Drop to 145 Pound Division

After going unbeaten in his first seven Octagon appearances, Nik Lentz took defeat to Mark Bocek and Evan Dunham in his last two outings. The two losses are apparently all it took for the former lightweight to make a shift and try his hand at the featherweight division currently ruled over by Jose Aldo. Read...

Jan 5, 2012 6:17 pm

UFC NEWS – Escudero Returns Against Danzig At UFC 145

A lightweight bout has just been added to the UFC 145 card in Montreal in the form of Efrain Escudero vs. Mac Danzig. UFC officials confirmed the matchup just moments ago. UFC 145 is still yet to be officially announced by UFC officials but it is expected to take place on March 25 from the...

Sep 20, 2016 5:31 am

Julianna Peña tells Ronda Rousey to get in line after catching word of title shot

The rumors of Ronda Rousey facing champion Amanda Nunes for her comeback fight did not settle well with fellow woman’s bantamweight contender Julianna Peña. Since Rousey lost the belt, three other women have held it. First, Miesha Tate defeated Holm by submission at UFC 196, who in turn dropped the belt to Nunes by first round TKO...

Sep 17, 2016 10:05 pm

Former UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis calls out Michael Johnson

Michael “The Menace” Johnson scored a brutal first-round knockout victory over Dustin Poirier in the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 event in Hidalgo, Texas. Johnson was able to slip a Poirier combination and then catch “The Diamond” with a big counter right hand, followed by a straight left, which sent Dustin crashing...

Sep 6, 2016 10:18 am

Duke Roufus wants Holloway next in NYC on anniversary of Pettis’ father’s death

Anthony Pettis’ head coach Duke Roufus has an idea for ‘Showtime’s’ next featherweight fight, and it’s none other than Max Holloway. Roufus spoke to ESPN’s ‘5 Rounds Podcast’ on Wednesday, explaining his decision to call out Holloway given the current landscape of the featherweight division. “I believe Frankie [Edgar] is going to fight Dennis Bermudez — it’s...

Aug 29, 2016 6:31 pm

Max Holloway weighing his options for featherweight gold

Max Holloway doesn’t care who he gets his belt from, because with interim champion Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor both holding featherweight gold, the Hawaiian has options. “I can’t be focusing on just Conor, Aldo has a belt too,” Holloway said on the MMA Hour. “Conor may have to drop the belt if he doesn’t...

Jul 19, 2016 8:29 am

Urijah Faber confident he’ll get another title shot

After Urijah Faber recently dropped a one sided decision to Dominick Cruz in the co-main event of UFC 199, ‘The California Kid’ was noncommittal about his future in the Octagon. Less than a month after the bout however, it was announced that Faber would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 203 on September 10th...

Jul 7, 2016 2:09 am

MMA community reacts to Jon Jones’ potential USADA violation

Late Wednesday, the UFC announced that UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the UFC 200 main event fight against champion Daniel Cormier for a “potential anti-doping policy violation.” With the UFC light heavyweight title fight just days away, everyone in the MMA community was shocked at the news. Here is how...

Jun 8, 2016 10:13 am

Anthony Pettis planning drop to featherweight

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis has gone through a rough patch in the Octagon. After losing his UFC lightweight championship to Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 185, Pettis dropped back to back decisions to Eddie Alvarez and most recently Edson Barboza. Given the 3-fight losing streak, Pettis feels as though it’s time for...

Mar 19, 2016 8:12 am

Frankie Edgar would “Love” the chance at rematch with Jose Aldo

While it’s no secret that former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar wants a crack at Conor McGregor’s featherweight championship, there’s also another fight that intrigues Edgar. Back in 2013 after suffering back to back losses to Benson Henderson in title fights, Edgar dropped down to featherweight and was awarded an immediate title shot against Jose...

Jun 1, 2015 3:05 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Weidman Making Moves In P4P, Condit Stays Put

We are one week removed from Chris Weidman’s successful UFC Middleweight Championship defense at UFC 187 and he is still making moves in the rankings. Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson got kicked out of spot number-two in favor of “The All American”, and Anderson Silva dropped two spots to number twelve. Donald Cerrone made an odd...

May 26, 2015 12:27 pm

Aldo vs. McGregor To Get 10 Embedded Episodes

Haven’t had enough Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo? No worries, according to UFC president Dana White we will be getting a whole lot more. The boss took to Twitter to answer a fans question about the UFC Primetime series and instead dropped a little piece of information about UFC 189. @PBZMusic it won't happen for...

May 25, 2015 12:29 pm

Ross Pearson vs. Evan Dunham set for UFC Fight Night 72

A lightweight bout between Ross Pearson and Evan Dunham is the latest addition to July’s UFC Fight Night event in Scotland. UFC officials recently announced the fight. Ross Pearson (17-8 MMA) was most recently seen in action at March’s UFC 185 event in Dallas, where he scored a second-round knockout victory over Sam Stout. Prior...

May 24, 2015 12:14 pm

Cormier Thinks Getting Knocked Down Actually Helped Him Win

Daniel Cormier closed out an exciting night of fights with a submission victory over Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, giving him his second championship win in his short mixed martial arts career. In the opening round, Johnson rocked Cormier with a punch and sent him crashing to the mat which brought the crowd to their feet. “Wow,...

May 23, 2015 7:57 pm

UFC 187 Results: Andrei Arlovski Puts It On Browne, Gets TKO Win In Round 1

  Andrei Arlovski started things off with a leg kick. Travis Browne looked to extend his jab. Arlovski caught Browne with a big punch that wobbled him. Browne moved back and Arlovski went in for the kill. Browne did a good job of coverage up. They backed away from the cage and continued to strike....

Mar 4, 2015 9:18 am

Ronda’s Mom Blogs: ‘She’s staying at 135’ — Here’s Why!

Should she, could she, would Ronda fight a man and win? Could she fight a Gorilla? Could she take on a bear? These are all very valid questions Momma Rousey addresses in her latest blog. Enjoy: Why 135 is a good number http://t.co/A7gB1Zfdg0 — DrAnnMaria (@DrAnnMaria) March 4, 2015 “For some people, success is like...

Dec 14, 2014 9:44 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Junior Dos Santos’ win over Stipe Miocic

At UFC on FOX 13 last night, an incredible night of fights was capped off by a 5-round war between Junior Dos Santos Cigano, and Stipe Miocic that ultimately saw JDS given the nod by all 3 judges in what some are considering a controversial win for the former champ. Below is a compilation of...

Aug 16, 2014 11:21 pm

UFN 47 Bonus Report: Four Main Card Fighters Walk With $50K

UFC Fight Night 47 took place tonight in Bangor, Maine and the card did not disappoint. In the main event Ryan Bader controlled Ovince St. Preux in a grueling 5 round grind to earn himself a unanimous decision victory in typical Ryan Bader fashion. Ross Pearson shined brightly tonight as he earned an impressive TKO...

Jun 1, 2014 10:32 am

Exclusive: Phil Baroni talks returning to MMA as a lightweight, Penn vs. Edgar 3 and More!

Former UFC fighter and MMA veteran, Phil Baroni, is getting set to return to the cage this time as a lightweight. The news is pretty remarkable considering the “New York Bad Ass” was last seen leaving on a stretcher from May 2013’s “ONE FC: Rise To Power” event, after he suffered a gruesome injury in the opening round of his...