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Sep 27, 2014 11:33 pm

REPLAY! Demetrious Johnson Submits Cariaso In The Second

In the main-event of UFC 178, Demetrious Johnson proved once again why he is the undisputed flyweight champion by submitting Chris Cariaso in the second round. You can catch the fight highlights as well as Johnson’s Octagon speech below.

Sep 27, 2014 11:30 pm

REPLAY! Donald Cerrone Gets Unanimous Decision Win Over Eddie Alvarez

Earlier tonight at UFC 178, Donald Cerrone welcomed Eddie Alvarez to the UFC. The fight went the distance, and saw Cowboy pick up a unanimous decision victory that left Alvarez limping from the brutal leg kicks. You can catch the full fight highlights below:

Sep 27, 2014 11:05 pm

REPLAY! Conor McGregor Attends UFC 178 Post-Fight Show With Title Belt

Conor McGregor continued his tear of the featherweight division earlier tonight with a first round KO over Dustin Poirier. When McGregor attended the Fox Sports 1 post-fight show, he appeared in a slick white suit, UFC title belt in hand. Check out the full interview below:

Sep 27, 2014 10:48 pm

NSAC Will Review Romero Controversy Between Rounds

Earlier tonight at UFC 178, Yoel Romero finished Tim Kennedy in the third round. However, the controversy came after Romero was considered out on his feet at the end of the second round, but survived the last 10-seconds. When the bell rang for the start of the 3rd, Romero was still seated on the stool,...

Sep 27, 2014 10:37 pm

Dana White Announces Rousey Is Next For Zingano

Earlier tonight Cat Zingano made her successful return to the UFC against Amanda Nunes, defeating her via TKO in the third round. During Zingano’s post-fight speech in the Octagon, she stated that she was ready for a bout against UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. At the post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White stated...

Sep 27, 2014 10:34 pm

Dana White Announces Dillashaw Is Next For Cruz

Earlier tonight at UFC 178, former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz made his return to the UFC where he defeated Takeya Mizugaki in just 61 seconds. After the bout, many fans called for Cruz to fight the current UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. During the post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White confirmed that TJ...

Sep 27, 2014 10:29 pm

UFC 178 Post-Fight Bonuses

At the UFC 178 post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White announced the post-fight bonuses from the event. They are as follows, and each fighter wins $50,000. Fight Of The Night – Kennedy vs. Romero (Romero wins via TKO – 3rd round) Performance of the Night: Conor McGregor, and Dominick Cruz.

Sep 27, 2014 10:22 pm

REPLAY! Watch Dominick Cruz Post-Fight Speech

In case you missed the triumphant return of Dominick Cruz earlier tonight at the UFC 178 prelims, you can rewatch Cruz post-fight speech, and Cruz calling out Team ‘Alpha Fail’ below.

Sep 27, 2014 9:34 pm

UFC 178 Results: Johnson Retains Title, Forces Cariaso to Submit in Round 2

After finishing tonight’s championship bout with a submission, it is safe to say Deleterious Johnson is the most well-rounded champion the Ultimate Fighting Championship has. Cariaso saw almost no success in tonight’s fight as he was completely outclassed by the champion. Johnson took Cariaso down in the second round and transitioned with ease. Rogan made...

Sep 27, 2014 9:00 pm

UFC 178 Results: Cerrone Extends Win Streak with Victory Over Alvarez

Eddie Alvarez put on a good display in the opening round and outstruck Donald Cerrone. Cerrone had not yet found a comfortable striking distance and Alvarez’s constant movement was hard to predict. Alvarez came from different angles and kept Cerrone guessing in the opening round, but it seemed like Alvarez was spent after the first...

Sep 27, 2014 8:26 pm

UFC 178 Results: McGregor Makes Quick Work of Poirier, Picks Up Round 1 TKO Win

Conor McGregor finished Dustin Poirier in less than two minutes then proceeded to call out the champion. Conor McGregor proved again that he can back up whatever trash he talks leading up to fights. Dustin Poirier was knocked out in less than two minutes and McGregor proceeded to call out the UFC Featherweight Champion after...

Sep 27, 2014 8:11 pm

UFC 178 Results: Romero Nearly KOd in Round 2 Only to TKO Kennedy in Round 3

Yoel Romero overpowered Tim Kennedy in the first round and it seemed like he was in full control of the bout. Kennedy showed no signs of frustration and simply waited for an opportunity to present itself. That opportunity presented itself in round two with only seconds remaining. After seeing little offense, Kennedy grabbed the wrist...

Sep 27, 2014 7:37 pm

UFC 178 Results: Zingano Bloodies Nunes and Earns TKO Win

In the opening moments of the first round, Zingano outstruck Nunes and was looking impressive until Nunes turned the tables and took her down. Nunes cracked her with a right hand and proceeded to pummel her. While things were looking bleak for Zingano, she showed great heart by defending intelligently and ultimately escaped danger by...

Sep 27, 2014 6:46 pm

UFC 178 Results: Cruz Makes Successful Return, TKOs Mizugaki in 1 Minute

It has been 1,092 days since Dominick Cruz last fought in the octagon. He needed no more than than sixty-one seconds to finish Takeya Mizugaki. After an authoritative takedown, Mizugaki tried to utilize the cage to wall-walk back to his feet. Cruz was aware of this and caught him with a brutal right hand that...

Sep 27, 2014 6:33 pm

UFC 178 Results: Masvidal Dominant In Victory Against Krause

Jorge Masvidal completely outclassed James Krause in tonight’s fight at UFC 178 on Fox Sports 1. Krause was outgrappled and outstruck for fifteen minutes and did not stand much of a chance against the supreme strategy of veteran Jorge Masvidal. Masvidal took to the center of the octagon and kept a safe distance away from...

Sep 27, 2014 6:05 pm

UFC 178 Results: Thompson Outstrikes Cote and Earns Decision Win

Stephen Thompson’s performance inside the octagon tonight was masterful. Thompson’s stance is heavily influenced by point-karate which means that his hands are often kept down and his lead leg is far ahead of his rear. Cote tried to take away the explosiveness of Thompson’s attack by concentrating his attack on the lead leg of Thompson....

Sep 27, 2014 5:35 pm

UFC 178 Results: Ebersole Picks Up Split Decision Win Over Howard

John “Doomsday” Howard and Brian Ebersole kicked off the Fox Sports 1 preliminary portion of “UFC 178” with a methodical bout. This was a closely contested fight that saw both men waiting for the other to make a move. Doomsday created the illusion of being in control of the fight by taking the center of...

Sep 27, 2014 5:00 pm

UFC 178 Results: Lee Earns Decision Win Against Tuck

Jon Tuck and Kevin Lee concluded the UFC Fight Pass portion of the preliminary bouts with their lightweight fight. Jon Tuck seemed to possess all of the momentum in the opening round, but two low blows in a row caused him a point and ultimately the decision. Lee set up his takedowns with nice combinations...

Sep 27, 2014 4:34 pm

“UFC 178” Results: Gamburyan Makes Comeback, Submits Gibson In Round 2

Manny Gamburyan may have earned himself a “Performance of the Night” bonus with his showing in the octagon tonight against Cody Gibson. This was the first bout of the night and it aired exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. All signs were pointing to Gamburyan losing by technical knockout as he kept getting wobbled with Gibson’s...

Sep 27, 2014 4:02 pm

Alvarez: Fans Think Cerrone Is God

Eddie Alvarez is set to make his UFC debut tonight at UFC 178 in the co-main event against Donald Cerrone. Ahead of the bout, Alvarez feels that many are counting him out, and he plans on putting on a spectacle on the big stage tonight. He spoke with MMAFighting. “I think [Cerrone] is a little...

Sep 27, 2014 3:54 pm

Cruz: If Ali Can Do It, So Can I

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is set to make his long awaited return to the UFC tonight as the main-event of the preliminary card of UFC 178 against Takeya Mizugaki. Ahead of the bout, he spoke to Ariel Helwani about his desire to reclaim the belt. “The belt is just a piece of metal....

Sep 27, 2014 3:42 pm

Dana White Says Conor McGregor Doesn’t Receive Special Treatment

While Conor McGregor’s rise to the top has been rather quick, one thing is certain according to UFC President Dana White, McGregor doesn’t get any special treatment. He spoke to MMAJunkie about the fair treatment of all fighters. “Conor McGregor is one of these guys that – he did a $1.4 million gate in Ireland....

Sep 27, 2014 3:31 pm

UFC 178 Embedded: Vlog – Episode 6

It’s fight day! To get fans even more hyped for the fights (if they weren’t already) take a look back at the fighters lives prior to the weigh-ins with episode 6 of the UFC’s Embedded vlog.

Sep 27, 2014 3:13 pm

UFC 178 Stars Sound Off On Whether Or Not Demetrious Johnson Can Be Beat

Demetrious Johnson is set to defend his flyweight championship tonight in the main event of UFC 178 against Chris Cariaso. Leading up to the bout, the stars of UFC 178 gave their thoughts on whether or not Demetrious Johnson can be beat. Donald Cerrone: “I probably tell him (Cariaso) to work the body try to...