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Nov 9, 2014 9:31 am

Condit Targeting Fight With Brown Upon Return

Former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit is currently recovering from a torn ACL in his most recent fight against Tyron Woodley. Condit informed a packed audience at an open workout in the Philippines, which was part of a 3-day media tour with the UFC, that while he is still recovering, he would like to fight...

Nov 9, 2014 9:14 am

Magalhaes “Didn’t Notice” Alleged Illegal Blows In UFC FN 56 KO Win

Yesterday in the prelims of UFC Fight Night 56, Caio Magalhaes, the brother of former UFC fighter Vinny Magalhaes, picked up a quick, and devastating KO win over Trevor Smith. After the bout many people began saying that Magalhaes landed several illegal blows to Smith’s head as he attempted to finish the fight, something Magalhaes...

Nov 9, 2014 9:05 am

REPLAY! Silva Defeats Edwards In Back-and-Forth Slugfest

On the main-card of UFC Fight Night 56 last night Claudio Silva defeated Leon Edwards in a split-decision. The fight was a back-and-forth one that saw Silva get the nod in a close matchup. Below are the full-fight highlights for the bout.

Nov 9, 2014 8:46 am

REPLAY! Alves Picks Up Controversial Decision Over Jouban

In the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 56 Warlley Alves picked up a controversial decision over Alan Jouban in a decision that left many fans angry and frustrated. Below are the full fight highlights from the event.

Nov 9, 2014 8:29 am

QUICK TWITT: Maldonado Responds To OSP’s Callout

Following his quick, but devastating first round KO of Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua last night at UFC Fight Night 56, Ovince Saint Preux stated that he wanted to fight Fabio Maldonado next. OSP divulged the reasoning behind his callout during to MMAJunkie, saying: “I’ve got tremendous respect for him. He’s a good fighter, and he was...

Nov 9, 2014 8:19 am

Former M-1 Champ Killed In Car Accident

Former M-1 Global heavyweight champion Guram Gugenishvili was killed in a car accident this past weekend. M-1 Global broke the news earlier today on their Facebook page. Post by M-1 Global. (Can’t see this post? Click here.) RIP Guram Gugenishvili.

Nov 9, 2014 8:12 am

Jimi Manuwa More Motivated Than Ever, “The Division Is In Trouble”

Jimi Manuwa, who was originally supposed to be fighting Shogun Rua last night at UFC Fight Night 56 was forced to sit and watch as Ovince St. Preux capitalized on his opportunity to fill in for an injured Manuwa, and KO’d Rua in less than a minute. After the bout, Jimi Manuwa took to Facebook...

Nov 9, 2014 2:10 am

PHOTO | Scorecard for Jouban/Alves Fight

There is a saying in mixed martial arts that instructs the fighters to never let the decision of the fight go in the hands of the judges. Even though they were close to the action, judges have a reputation of watching a completely different fight than what is going on in the octagon or ring....

Nov 9, 2014 1:49 am

McCall and Lineker Will Get Paid “Show Money”

UFC’s Marshall Zelaznik confrimed during the post fight press conference that both John Liniker and Ian McCall will get paid their show money even though their fight was canceled. Weeks of trash-talking on social media was supposed to lead to a co-main-event fight on Fox Sports 1 at “UFC Fight Night 56”, however the status...

Nov 9, 2014 1:33 am

Alan Jouban: I Obviously Didn’t Agree with the Judges…

There is no beating around the bush: Alan Jouban got robbed in Brazil on Saturday night. Despite getting knocked down in the first round, he rallied back and put on what seemed like a great comeback performance. He did not threaten to finish the fight in the second or third rounds, but he claimed the...

Nov 8, 2014 10:03 pm

UFC FN 56 Results: OSP KOs Shogun in Just 34 Seconds!

OSP stunned and silenced the Brazilian crowd with just one left hook. Shogun took to the center of the octagon and started to corner OSP in the corner of the octagon. OSP dodged a right hook and landed a left that sent Rua crashing to the canvas. OSP saw Rua was hurt and followed up...

Nov 8, 2014 9:11 pm

UFC FN 56 Results: Silva Gets Split Decision Win Against Edwards

Claudio Silva picked up an uneventful split decision win against Leon Edwards at “UFC Fight Night 56”. This was a slow-paced fight and didn’t really bring the Brazilian natives to their feet, but Silva got what he came to the octagon for: A win. The argument could have been made that Edwards deserved the victory,...

Nov 8, 2014 8:35 pm

UFC FN 56 Results: Lima Easily Defeats De Oliveira After 3 Rounds

Even though Dhiego Lima looked superior in this fight against Jorge De Oliveira, Lima showed that he still has a lot of room for improvement in his game. He approached his attacks well and was able to take Oliveira down at will, but he seemed lost from there. He could threaten a rear naked choke,...

Nov 8, 2014 8:06 pm

UFC FN 56 Results: Judges Give Lima Decision Win Over Ansaroff

Juliana Lima controlled Nina Ansaroff the entire fight and deserved her unanimous decision victory. This was the first fight of the main card and it aired live on Fox Sports 1. Lima was dominant in this performance and smothered Ansaroff for two rounds. However, was Ansaroff who initially almost submitted Lima with an armbar, but...

Nov 8, 2014 7:19 pm

UFC FN 56 Results: Rivas Earns Decision Win Over Rubio

When you have two fighters who are just as cautious and careful as they are skilled, the result of the bout may not entertain the bloodthirsty fans of mixed martial arts. Diego Rivas and Rodolfo Rubio’s bout was one of those fights and it caused the Brazilian fans to be the most quiet they have...

Nov 8, 2014 6:40 pm

UFC FN 56 Results: Magalhaes Knocks Smith Out in 31 Seconds!

Caio Magalhaes wanted to give the native Brazilians a show and that is just what he did tonight! Magalhaes caught Smith with a left hook and brought him into a quick clinch. He shoved Smith’s head down and Magalhaes landed a devastating knee. Smith was wobbly and eventually fell face first onto the mat. He...

Nov 8, 2014 6:23 pm

UFC FN 56 Results: Silva Hands Brenneman 3rd Loss in a Row‏

Charlie Brenneman tried to bring “the wrestle” to Brazil with him tonight, but Silva punished him after he made one wrong move. Brenneman attempted to take the fight to the mat but Silva transitioned and was able to take his back after a grappling exchange. Brenneman tried to race back to his feet, but Silva...

Nov 8, 2014 6:10 pm

UFC FN 56 Results: Almeida Lights Gorman Up and Picks Up Decision Win‏

Even though this was the first UFC fight to not see a finish in 12 fights, it was still worthy of a standing ovation when the final horn sounded in Brazil. Thomas Almeida and Tim Gorman stood for fifteen full minutes and exchanged blows to the point where the Brazilians were cheering for the foreigner!...

Nov 8, 2014 1:13 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 56: Shogun vs. St. Preux’ Official Results Thread

Tonight, from the Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Nevis in Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil, ‘UFC Fight Night 56: Shogun vs. St. Preux’ goes down live on FOX Sports 1. If you can’t make tonight’s event, or just want to get caught up on results, here they are: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 10:30 p.m. ET) Ovince St....

Nov 8, 2014 12:35 pm


A flyweight title eliminator fight between Ian McCall and John Lineker has been cancelled. The bout was scheduled for tonight’s “UFC Fight Night 56″ Shogun vs. St. Preux” co-main event. UFC President Dana White was the first to leak the news, via twitter, late last night. Looking like Ian McCall is sick and might not be...

Nov 8, 2014 11:57 am

UFC Fighters React To Rockhold’s Dominant Win Over Michael Bisping

In last night’s main event, Luke Rockhold was able to back up the talk, made it look easy against perennial contender, Michael Bisping. Here’s how the MMA world reacted: Selfishly the reason I am so happy is @LukeRockhold took no damage so this killer will be there for my whole camp. Good looking out luke...

Nov 8, 2014 11:44 am

UFC Fighters React To Iaquinta’s Upset Over Ross Pearson

In last night’s co-main event, massive underdog, Al Iaquinta, made it look easy against top UFC lightweight, Ross Pearson. The MMA World Reacted: Holy fucking shit @ALIAQUINTA @ufc — Alptekin Ozkilic (@alpozkilicmma) November 8, 2014 Hellll ya @raylongomma @bxrgrl18 @erichyertko @GPVillante that's wha talking about! Wow way to go guys love my NY family. @smiocic...

Nov 8, 2014 10:32 am

Michael Bisping ‘Remembers Nothing’ Following Rockhold’s Illegal Headbutt

“I’ve got to be careful about how I word this, because he beat me fair and square, but I can’t really remember anything after the headbutt, to be honest. But that’s the way it goes. We’re in there and we’re punching and we’re kicking, and heads clash. I doubt it was intentional. But it certainly...