45 Search Results for leonardo santos

Dec 12, 2015 5:16 pm

UFC 194 Results: Leonardo Santos defeats Kevin Lee via TKO in round 1

Lightweights Leonardo Santos (15-3-1 MMA) and Kevin Lee (11-2 MMA) squared off in the opening FOX Sports 1 preliminary bout of UFC 194. Santos was able to get Lee’s back early on in the opening round, but Kevin was able to fight free from the position. A huge right hand lands from Santos that floors Lee! Leonardo quickly swarms...

Jul 22, 2013 9:01 am

TUF: Brazil 2 Champ Leonardo Santos Plans Drop to Lightweight

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Leonardo Santos, the latest winner of TUF: Brazil, has made plans to drop down to lightweight for his next UFC fight. The Brazilian won TUF: Brazil 2 and the six-figure UFC contract at UFC on FUEL TV 10 in June. He claimed that crown with a second-round submission of William Macario, who was heavily favored to...

Mar 21, 2015 8:48 pm

UFC FN 62 Results: Santos Taps Martin Out in Round 1

Leonardo Santos’ ground work tonight was nothing short of fantastic. He made sure there was no room for error and gave Martin no room to work a reversal or to even block a transition. Santos executed a sweep takedown and transitioned from guard to mount immediately. Martin went into panic mode and gave up his...

Sep 14, 2014 4:51 pm

Leo Santos Admits To Cramping During “Exhausting” Weight Cut

Leo Santos picked up a win over Efrain Escudero this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night 51, however he admits he had trouble with his weight cut. His teammate, Renan Barao was forced out of his UFC 177 rematch against TJ Dillashaw after hitting his head after passing out when he was cutting weight. Despite...

Sep 13, 2014 6:48 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51’: Santos Picks Up Decision Win Over Escudero

Leonardo Santos remains undefeated in the octagon with a win over Efrain Escudero. Fighting since 2002, Santos would play the role of the veteran who would test Escudero to see if he truly improved since winning “The Ultimate Fighter Brazil: Season 2”. Escudero is by no means a rookie, but he had much to learn...

Mar 23, 2014 6:04 pm

UFC Fight Night 38 Results: Santos/Parke Battle to a Majority Draw

  Norman Parke walked into some trouble in the first round. He could not find a comfortable distance to strike from and was repeatedly popped with jabs from Leonardo Santos. Parke found some form of control when he pressed Santos against the cage, but he would not work for a takedown or try to land...

Jul 19, 2013 9:53 am

Clint Hester out, Cezar Ferreira now meets Thiago Santos at UFC 163

August’s UFC 163 event has undergone yet another change, as Thiago “Marreta” Santos (8-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has stepped in to replace the injured Clint Hester (8-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and will now meet Cezar “Mutante” Ferreira (5-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) on the evening’s main card. Ferriera claimed the “TUF: Brazil” tournament title by defeating...

Dec 15, 2015 2:51 am

UFC 194 salary report – Conor McGregor rolling in the dough

Last week had an exciting week of fights with three consecutive UFC events on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Saturday’s UFC 194 payouts were released with the new UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor topping the list of paid fighters. UFC 194 payouts included: Conor McGregor: $500,000 (no win bonus) def. Jose Aldo: $400,000 Luke Rockhold: $160,000 (includes...

Dec 12, 2015 2:53 pm

UFC 194 Live Results

The highly anticipated UFC 194 pay-per-view fight card takes place tonight live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event is headlined by a featherweight championship unification bout featuring long time title holder Jose Aldo taking on interim champion Conor McGregor. The evenings co-main event fight features current UFC middleweight champion...

Dec 11, 2015 10:09 am

REPLAY! UFC 194 weigh-ins

Ahead of tomorrow night’s historic UFC 194 event, catch the fighters stepping on the scale at 3 p.m. PT (6 p.m. ET). The fight card for the event is as follows: Main card (PPV) (c) Jose Aldo vs. (ic) Conor McGregor (c) Chris Weidman vs. Luke Rockhold Ronaldo Souza vs. Yoel Romero Demian Maia vs....

Nov 13, 2015 7:00 am

Stacked UFC 194 lineup announced!

The UFC announced the main PPV card and preliminary cards airing on Fox Sports 1 and on UFC Fight Pass. UFC 194 is headline by featherweight champion Jose Aldo versus interim champion Conor McGregor, while middleweight champion Chris Weidman takes on Luke Rockhold in the co-main event. Full lineup for UFC 194: MAIN CARD (PPV/10...

Oct 13, 2015 10:31 am

“Phenom” Wants To Scrap — Threatens Sage Nortcutt with Shortest Career in UFC History

UFC lightweight prospect Sage Northcutt (6-0 MMA) impressed a lot of people by taking only 57-seconds to TKO Francisco Trevino in his octagon debut earlier this month at UFC 192. Fellow UFC lightweight Kevin Lee (11-1 MMA) was NOT one of those people. “The Motown Phenom” recently told MMAJunkie Radio that he could end Northcutt’s career as quickly as it started:...

Sep 7, 2015 7:41 am

Report: Miesha Tate vs. Amanda Nunes Booked For UFC 194

  Well last week it was reported that Miesha Tate vs. Amanda Nunes was being targeted for a December date. With the addition of another event on that stacked weekend in December there were a lot of options for where that fight would take place. However now it looks like it will be added to...

Aug 24, 2015 5:52 pm

Booking Roundup: Rousey, Benavidez, and Makdessi all land BIG fights!

This could possibly be the biggest edition of the “Booking Roundup” ever. Over ten fights spanning across seven events have been added in the recent week. There’s no way you caught every single one, so catch up with the “Booking Roundup” below! UFC Fight Night 75: Japan’s Mousasi Gets New Opponent When one great fight...

Mar 23, 2015 1:05 pm

Medical Suspensions Report — UFC Fight Night 62 Edition

Last Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 62 in Brazil was not without its casualties The night’s fights resulted in 24 suspensions, the majority of which are mandatory for precautionary reasons. But five of the night’s combatants have been served-up six-month suspensions, by CABMMA. Here’s the list: Demian Maia was suspended 30 days with no contact for...

Mar 21, 2015 11:39 am

UFC Fight Night 62 Official Results

Tonight, from Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanazinho Gymnasium, the UFC Fight night 62 fighters will take center stage on FOX Sports 1. Fight fans who cannot make tonight’s event can follow along with the quick results below, or hit up the BJPENN.COM home page for more detailed breakdowns of each fight. Results: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports...

Mar 20, 2015 2:04 pm

UFC Fight Night 62 Weigh-In Results — All Fighters Make Weight

Earlier today, from Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanazinho Gymnasium, the UFC Fight night 62 fighters hit the scales, to make their bouts official. All combatants made weight. MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET) Demian Maia (171) vs. Ryan LaFlare (171) Josh Koscheck (170) vs. Erick Silva (171) Tony Martin (156) vs. Leonardo Santos (156)...

Feb 16, 2015 5:00 am

BOOKING ROUNDUP: UFC Books 10 Bouts For Upcoming Events

The UFC has been especially busy this past week booking matchups for upcoming fights. Catch up with all of the latest matchmaking happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have 3 additions to “UFC Fight Night 62” on March 21st in Rio De Janeiro. The first being Katsunori Kikuno vs. Kevin Souza. Kikuno is...

Feb 13, 2015 3:45 am

Brazilian Fighters React To Anderson Silva’s Failed Drug Test

UFC Fight Night 62 fighters Demian Maia, Ryan LaFlare, Erick Silva and Leonardo Santos react to former champion Anderson Silva testing positive for two banned substances. REPLAY! TEAM ALPHA MALE RADIO FEATURING URIJAH FABER. SEE WHAT ALL THE HYPE’S ABOUT: