53 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...

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...

Sep 28, 2017 4:45 pm

Michael Johnson Can’t Get Jose Aldo So He Wants Cub Swanson

At the beginning of the month, UFC lightweight contender Michael Johnson dropped a bombshell that he wanted to debut in the featherweight division against none other than Jose Aldo. What comes as a surprise to us, this wasn’t a spur-of-the-moment decision for Johnson. Turns out he was thinking about the move down the whole time....

Sep 1, 2017 9:37 am

BREAKING | Michael Johnson Wants to Fight Jose Aldo at Featherweight

Aside from his first round knockout of Dustin Poirier, Michael Johnson hasn’t had a good track record as of late. Despite only having one win in his last five fights, it’s not like Johnson is a slouch. In his 17 UFC fights at lightweight, he’s beaten the likes of Tony Ferguson, Edson Barboza and Joe...

Jun 7, 2017 2:10 pm

Max Holloway makes a profound statement on social media to Jose Aldo

A new undisputed champion was crowned in Brazil over the weekend as Max Holloway continued his impressive winning streak, now riding 11 UFC wins in a row. It was no easy task as the young Hawaiian dethroned Jose Aldo in their UFC 212 featherweight title unification bout on Aldo’s home turf. In the first round,...

May 17, 2017 1:15 pm

Concussion could delay Eddie Alvarez vs. Dustin Poirier II

This past weekend at UFC 211, former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and top ranked lightweight Dustin Poirier stepped into the Octagon for an extremely pivotal showdown. The fight started out rather one sided as Alvarez looked extremely hesitant to throw in the early minutes of the fight. After being tagged and rocked by a...

Apr 11, 2017 4:34 pm

Max Holloway delivers a bold statement to Jose Aldo at UFC 212 Press Conference

Max Holloway delivers a bold statement to Jose Aldo at UFC 212 Press Conference UFC interim featherweight champion Max “Blessed” Holloway delivered a bold statement to reigning UFC 145-pound tile holder Jose Aldo at today’s UFC 212 press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The recently crowned UFC interim featherweight champion, Holloway, brought Jose Aldo...

Feb 1, 2017 11:48 pm

Anthony Johnson explains what will go different in Daniel Cormier rematch

At UFC 210, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will step into the Octagon in hopes of defending his title for the second time when he faces streaking contender Anthony Johnson in a highly anticipated rematch. This isn’t the first time the pair have met in the Octagon. After Jon Jones was pulled from his...

Jan 26, 2017 9:53 am

Johny Hendricks seriously considering retirement if move to 185 is unsuccessful

Ahead of Johny Hendricks UFC 207 scrap with Neil Magny at the end of 2016, the former welterweight champion revealed that he could very well be on his way to retirement depending on how the fight played out. Unfortunately for Hendricks, not only did he miss weight by three and a half pounds, he then...

Jan 3, 2017 9:43 am

UFC rankings update: Cody Garbrandt steals spot on pound-for-pound list

With title fights in two divisions, and appearances from a handful of ranked fighters, UFC 207 was a big card for the official UFC rankings. Now that the card is in the rear view mirror, the promotion has updated its rankings, and there has been significant movement in several divisions. Perhaps the most notable change...

Dec 29, 2016 8:08 am

Mike Perry and Albert Tumenov engage in Twitter beef

UFC welterweight Mike Perry made quite the impact on the UFC’s welterweight division in 2016. Entering into the promotion a perfect 7-0 in his professional career, with all of his wins being KO/TKO wins. When Perry stepped into the Octagon against Hyun Gyu Lim at UFC 202 in August, it took him just over three...

Dec 5, 2016 6:58 am

Gray Maynard blasts Ryan Hall after loss

Last Saturday, on the undercard of the latest Ultimate Fighter finale, jiu jitsu ace Ryan Hall captured a decision win over former UFC lightweight title challenger Gray Maynard. It was undoubtedly the biggest win of the grappling specialist’s mixed martial arts career. The way Hall achieved that win, however, was rather polarizing. While there are...

Nov 15, 2016 6:25 pm

Anthony Pettis eyeing both of Conor McGregor’s title belts

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis experienced a bit of a career resurgence earlier this year when he dropped down to featherweight in the midst of a 3-fight losing streak at 155, which saw him lose the UFC lightweight championship to Rafael dos Anjos before dropping back to back losses. When Pettis dropped down to...

Nov 14, 2016 11:10 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor celebrating to ‘F**k Donald Trump’ at UFC 205 after party

UFC superstar Conor McGregor reached a new level of greatness on Saturday night at the Madison Square Garden in front of a record-breaking crowd. “The Notorious” did just as he had set out to do when he entered the UFC by becoming the first UFC fighter to become a simultaneous champion of two divisions. McGregor...

Nov 4, 2016 10:08 am

Charles Oliveira misses weight by 9 pounds ahead of ‘UFC Mexico’ fight

While #8 ranked featherweight Charles Oliveira has spent the majority of his UFC career competing at featherweight, ‘Do Bronx’ has been frequently criticized for being inconsistent in regards to his ability to make the featherweight limit of 145 pounds. Friday morning in Mexico City, Oliveira missed weight for his ‘TUF Latin America 3 Finale’ fight...

Oct 29, 2016 9:32 am

Jon Jones predicts outcome of Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson

UFC light heavyweight kingpin Daniel Cormier is currently gearing up for what he hopes will be his second successful title defense when he steps into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 206 in Toronto on December 10th against heavy-handed light heavyweight Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson. This won’t be the first time the pair have...

Oct 20, 2016 12:51 pm

VIDEO: This might explain Jeremy Stephens insane KO power

Jeremy “Lil Heathen” Stephens was one of the hardest hitting lightweights in the UFC, and has definitely carried that punching power with him at featherweight. “Lil Heathen” posted a video of him training his striking while using resistance training. Check out the video of Stephens training his punching power for yourself! My speed & power...

Oct 11, 2016 1:27 pm

Jeremy Stephens looks HUGE in recent photo with welterweight champ Tyron Woodley

Jeremy ‘Lil Heathen’ Stephens must be one of the biggest featherweights on the UFC roster. The former lightweight posted a photo on Facebook recently with 170 pound champion Tyron Woodley, and ‘Lil Heathen’ looks bigger than the welterweight champ! See for yourself how Stephens stacks up size-wise with 170 pounders. 170 Welterweight Champ < 145...

Oct 11, 2016 12:55 pm

Michael Bisping responds to “f**king d**chebag” Chris Weidman”

This past weekend in Manchester, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping stepped into the Octagon to make his first successful title defense against MMA legend Dan Henderson in the main event of UFC 204. Bisping survived an early onslaught from Henderson en route to defending his belt for the first time. In both the first and...

Oct 6, 2016 1:12 pm

Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson go at it on Twitter

Just hours after their rematch was officially announced for UFC 206 in Toronto, light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson took to Twitter to stir up the pot with some trash talk. See for yourself how the exchanges went down! Let's bang then! Let's see how you handle getting hit as much as...

Oct 5, 2016 6:43 pm

Anthony Pettis has two opponents in mind if Jose Aldo is retiring

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis was hoping to score a title fight with current interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo. However, after news broke that Eddie Alvarez would be defending his lightweight strap against current featherweight champion Conor McGregor at November’s highly anticipated UFC 205 in New York, a frustrated Aldo announced that he...

Oct 4, 2016 2:17 pm

VIDEO | Team Alpha Male’s Adam Corrigan exposes Julian Wallace getting knocked by 19-year-old cousin of Cody Garbrandt

[ooyala code=”VkbDk5NjE6OYLWIUiWt1W49LWuUnsMlX” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″] The very recognizable Australian MMA fighter, Julian “Julz the Jackal” Wallace has seemed to get a lot of attention for all the wrong reasons. You may recognize Wallace and his face tattoos from the viral bullying video in his faceoff with Ben “10” Nguyen, where he was knocked out...

Oct 4, 2016 6:22 am

VIDEO | Bellator Champ Michael Chandler Offers His Prediction for McGregor vs. Alvarez

Michael Chandler, who currently owns the Bellator lightweight strap, is 1-1 across two bouts with reigning UFC lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez. As such, Chandler’s commentary on Alvarez’s looming title fight with Conor McGregor is especially interesting. In a video posted to YouTube by MMADigest, Chandler offered up his prediction for this highly anticipated title fight,...