546 Search Results for ufc 149

Jul 3, 2012 7:01 pm

Patrick out, Ebersole in to face Head at UFC 149 | UFC News

Coming off of a close victory over T.J. Waldburger, Brian Ebersole (50-14-1, 1 NC) has been called on to replace a recent opponent in Claude Patrick, as he steps up to fight James Head (8-2) at the injury-riddled UFC 149 card, scheduled for July 21st at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Ebersole fought...

Jul 1, 2012 1:23 pm

Siyar Bahadurzada Injured, Matt Riddle In vs. Chris Clements at UFC 149 | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner The injury bug has struck again. Michael Bisping, Thiago Alves, Yoshihiro Akiyama, Thiago Silva, Jose Aldo and George Roop were all expected to fight at the UFC 149 card in Calgary, Alberta but were all forced off the card due to injuries. Now, you can add Siyar Bahadurzada to that list. UFC...

May 23, 2012 8:37 am

Patrick vs. Head Added To UFC 149 Card | UFC NEWS

A welterweight fighter between James Head (8-2) and Claude Patrick (14-2) has been booked to UFC 149 on July 21, at Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome in Alberta Canada. Head looks to build momentum as he comes off an exciting fight with Papy Abedi in Stockholm, Sweden back in April. Head won that fight with a submission...

Dec 7, 2017 2:32 pm

Cub Swanson Argues UFC Favored ‘Pampered’ Fighters Over His Hard Work

When Max Holloway needed a new sparring partner at UFC 218 after Frankie Edgar received an injury, Cub Swanson was the first to put himself in the queue. Unfortunately for the featherweight contender, he never got the call. It’s hard to believe that in a career that dates back all the way to 2004, he’s...

Nov 25, 2017 7:03 am

Urijah Faber Was Offered to Fight Conor McGregor at UFC 196

What if @UrijahFaber – and not @NateDiaz209 – fought @TheNotoriousMMA at UFC 196? More: https://t.co/yWjDVvv6qY pic.twitter.com/e5sct3tgLo — MMAjunkie (@MMAjunkie) November 24, 2017 Urijah Faber and Conor McGregor have shared a rich history together for a couple of fighters that never scrapped. The two shared an entire season of The Ultimate Fighter together, McGregor fought one...

Nov 17, 2017 5:00 pm

UFC Fight Night Sydney Weigh-In Results

  Before UFC Fight Night Sydney kicks off Saturday night, watch all 26 fighters weigh in during a hybrid ceremony where the ceremonial and actual weigh-ins blend. The main event will feature former UFC heavyweight Fabricio Werdum as he looks to continue his path back to a title shot. He will have to do so...

Oct 7, 2017 8:30 pm

UFC 216 Results: Fabricio Werdum submits Walt Harris (VIDEO)

A heavyweight scrap between Fabricio Werdum and Walt Harris took place during tonight’s UFC 216 main card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Werdum shoots in for a single leg and gets Harris down to the ground. Werdum immediately moves to full mount. Harris scrambles but gives up his back. Werdum transitions to an...

Oct 2, 2017 8:21 pm

UFC donates $1 million to families of Las Vegas shooting; issues statement on UFC 216

The world is still in shock following last night’s horrifying mass shooting in Las Vegas that left at least 59 people dead and over 500 injured. With that said, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), who calls Las Vegas home, is doing everything they can to help the families of those affected. The promotion released an...

Oct 2, 2017 12:56 pm

Breaking | Anthony Johnson is meeting with UFC to discuss heavyweight return

Shortly after his UFC 210 disappointing loss to UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, long-time light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson announced his decision to retire from mixed martial arts. Though he did leave the door open for a potential heavyweight showdown with Jon Jones sometime down the road, it really did sound like “Rumble” had...

Sep 26, 2017 11:28 am

Emil Meek and Mike Perry Are Still Trying to Get a Fight at UFC 218

Mike Perry is coming off two big knockout wins — one in the second and his latest in the first round — and he’s wanting a super quick turnaround. He’s called out Robbie Lawler, but much like boy scouts, MMA fighters always need to be prepared in ever situation. Meanwhile, Emil Meek hasn’t lost since 2015 and...

Sep 13, 2017 6:04 am

Valentina Shevchenko issues statement on UFC 215 loss, says she is “very upset”

Last Saturday, in the main event of UFC 215, women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes and challenger Valentina Shevchenko battled for five rounds. In the end, the judges awarded the victory to the champ Nunes by split decision – but that result did not jive with Shevchenko. From the moment the decision was announced, Shevchenko shared...

Sep 8, 2017 8:35 am

The UFC’s Bad Luck With Canada and the Good Fortune of Amanda Nunes

Once again, a UFC card this year has been disrupted at the last minute. Ray Borg had to pull out of his fight with Demetrious Johnson, the original main event is gone and Amanda Nunes gets bumped up to headline. The world is a strange place, readers. There is a pattern that emerges when you...

Aug 22, 2017 8:25 pm

Dana White reveals that the UFC was working on a Jon Jones super fight for UFC 218

Terrible news struck the mixed martial arts world this evening when TMZ Sports reported that current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones had been flagged by USADA for a potential anti-doping violation. The Anti-Doping Policy violation in question stemmed from an in-competition sample collected following Jones’ weigh-in for UFC 214 on July 28, 2017....

Aug 21, 2017 10:28 am

BREAKING | Lyoto Machida returns to the Octagon at UFC Sao Paulo

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, who also contended for the title at middleweight, has not been seen in the cage since June of 2015, when he was smashed to a third-round TKO by the ever-dangerous Yoel Romero. The reason for the former champ’s prolonged absence is an unfortunate USADA-administered suspension stemming from his...

Aug 5, 2017 6:29 pm

Multiple champions are requesting to get a spot on November’s UFC 217 event

The octagon will return to Madison Square Garden on November 4 for UFC 217. The card is expected to showcase multiple championship fights including a middleweight title fight between current champ Michael Bisping and former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre. While the UFC has not officially announced the Bisping vs. St-Pierre fight as official for UFC...

Jul 29, 2017 8:30 pm

UFC 214 Results: Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino TKO’s Tonya Evinger (Highlights)

A women’s featherweight title fight took place on tonight’s UFC 214 main card as top contender Cris Cyborg took on Tonya Evinger for the promotions vacant title. Round one begins and Cyborg presses forward and throws a left. Another left from Justino appears to rock Evinger. Cyborg rushes in with a combination. Evinger eats the...

Jul 29, 2017 7:59 pm

UFC 214 Results: Robbie Lawler defeats Donald Cerrone

A key welterweight scrap between former division champion Robbie Lawler and perennial contender Donald Cerrone took place during tonight’s UFC 214 main card from Anaheim, California. Round one begins and Lawler comes out flying he lands a big left followed by a bunch of knees. Big shots from Lawler. He lands a right hand. Cerrone...

Jul 29, 2017 1:28 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier 2 ‘EA Sports UFC’ simulation

Tonight, in the main event of UFC 214, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will step into the Octagon against former light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones in a highly anticipated rematch for the 205 pound strap. In the pair’s first meeting, Jones looked to defend his title for the eight time against his rival at...

Jul 27, 2017 3:48 pm

Daniel Cormier’s nutritionist discusses DC’s weight-cut ahead of UFC 214

In UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier’s most recent fight, the champ caught quite a bit of criticism when he weighed in 1.2 pounds over the light heavyweight title fight limit of 205 pounds for his title defense with Anthony Johnson. Cormier then reemerged just moments later and pressed down on the privacy towel to...

Jun 25, 2017 6:46 pm

UFC Fight Night 112 results: Dennis Siver defeats BJ Penn by decision (highlights)

On Sunday night, the UFC touched down in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma with UFC Fight Night 112. The main card of this anticipated, 13-fight event occurred in the featherweight division, where our very own BJ Penn – a former two-division champ and a UFC Hall of Famer – collided with German veteran Dennis Siver. Though Penn...

Jun 3, 2017 4:21 pm

UFC 212 Results: Luan Chagas submits Jim Wallhead (Highlights)

UFC 212 Results: Luan Chagas vs. Jim Wallhead A welterweight scrap between Luan Chagas and Jim Wallhead took place during tonight’s UFC 212 Fight Pass prelims in Brazil. Round one begins and Chagas throws a front kick to the body of Wallhead to start. Jim comes forward with a combination. Chagas circles away and then...

May 17, 2017 10:35 am

PHOTO | Yair Rodriguez posts update of eye following UFC 211

This past weekend at UFC 211, streaking featherweight prospect Yair Rodriguez stepped into the Octagon with former UFC light heavyweight champion Frankie Edgar in a pivotal featherweight battle. For Edgar, he was looking to pick up his second straight win after bouncing back from a UFC 200 defeat to Jose Aldo for the interim title...

May 12, 2017 3:06 pm

UFC announces several big matchups for summer

Friday afternoon at the UFC Summer Kickoff press conference event, Jon Anik played host to a Q&A between fans, and a panel of fighters, which included UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, and former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. The pair fielded the majority of questions throughout the course of the press conference per...

May 7, 2017 6:34 pm

The UFC’s two tallest fighters have agreed to fight in Rotterdam

The UFC’s two tallest fighters have agreed to fight in Rotterdam The octagon will return to the Netherlands on September 2 in Rotterdam and will now likely feature a scrap between the two tallest heavyweights on the promotions roster. Stefan Struve (28-8 MMA) and Alexander Volkov (28-6 MMA) have verbally agreed to fight at the...

Apr 28, 2017 1:18 pm

UFC fighter seeks to inspire others after years of struggling with her own body image

There are a few fighters that have struggled with being bullied growing up. UFC strawweight Paige VanZant says she enrolled in college early to get away from the high school bullying she was going through. UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was bullied during his childhood until the day he stood up to his peer...

Apr 21, 2017 1:43 pm

VIDEO | 10 of the fastest knockouts in UFC history

Knockout finishes are one of the greatest spectacles in combat sports. In this video with 10 of the fastest knockouts in UFC history, these fighters had a quick day in the Octagon office. Our very own BJ Penn made waves all the way back in 2001 at UFC 34 when he fought Caol Uno in...