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Jun 7, 2014 8:22 pm

‘UFC FN 42’ Results: Dos Anjos Drops High In Round 2, Picks Up TKO Win

Despite his opponent being a BJJ Champion, Jason High took the fight to the ground early and implemented his ground-and-pound game. Every time Dos Anjos would try to set up a submission, High postured up and moved out of the way just in time. Once they returned to their feet, you could see High was...

Jun 7, 2014 7:59 pm

‘UFC FN 42’ Results: Hallmann Earns Submission Victory in Round 3 Against Edwards

Piotr Hallmann pushed through a tough first round to dominate in the second and third rounds. Yves Edwards’ footwork seemed to have confused Hallmann in the opening five minutes, which halted Hallmann from taking the fight to the ground. Edwards then proceeded to abandon his footwork in favor of power-punches which left him susceptible to...

Jun 7, 2014 7:28 pm

‘UFC FN 42’ Results: Caraway Forces Perez to Submit in Round 2

Erik Perez did an amazing job at picking Bryan Caraway apart with his boxing skills in the first round. Despite finding success with his hands, Perez often tried to land head kicks to score a flashy knockout win. Most of them missed and it left him Bryan Caraway walked to the middle of the octagon...

Jun 7, 2014 6:59 pm

‘UFC FN 42’ Results: Pettis Earns Decision Win Against Meza

The fans are used to more exciting performances from the Pettis Family, but tonight was still impressive for Sergio Pettis. He was able to take minimal punishment while landing what he needed to win. It may not have been the most exciting victory, but it was very strategic. Even though the first round did not...

Jun 7, 2014 6:33 pm

‘UFC FN 42’ Results: Benoist Picks Up First Win Since 2011 Against Voelker

Prior to this evening, neither Lance Benoist or Bobby Voelker had won since 2011. Benoist has been on a hiatus since 2012 and signed up for his first fight in two years tonight. Voelker suffered three consecutive UFC losses in 2013 and was looking to pick up a win. Ring rust was a factor for...

Jun 7, 2014 6:02 pm

‘UFC FN 42’ Results: Jorgensen Wrestles His Way to Victory Against Martinez

Scott Jorgensen has won for the first time since 2012. Danny Martinez fought wild in the first round and he paid for it. He opened up the first round with an impressive output of strikes, finding success with his lunging left hand. Martinez started relying on his wild left hand to land often which left...

Jun 7, 2014 5:32 pm

‘UFC FN 42’ Results: Tuck Makes Lindsey Tap Out from Strikes in Round 3

Jake Lindsey and Jon Tuck kicked off the preliminary portion of tonight’s “UFC Fight Night” card on Fox Sports 1. Jon Tuck was impressive in his performance tonight, considering he let Jake Lindsey dictate where the fight went. Lindsey often tried to force Tuck against the fence so he could work for a takedown, but...

Jun 7, 2014 4:55 pm

‘UFC FN 42’ Results: Cummins Proves Himself by Finishing Narvaez In Round 2

Upon his signing and debut, it was obvious that Patrick Cummins was a product of the ‘UFC Hype Machine’. He was doomed for disaster right from the start against Daniel Cormier and he put on a much better showing tonight against Roger Narvaez. Their bout opened up tonight’s ‘UFC Fight Night’ event and their preliminary...

Jun 7, 2014 12:06 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 42: Henderson vs. Khabilov’ Live Results

Tonight on FOX Sports 1, former UFC lightweight champion Ben ‘Smooth’ Henderson returns to action against relatively unknown lightweight standout Rustam Khabilov. If you can’t make tonight’s broadcast, or just want to catch up on some results, you’ve come to the right place. Starting at 4:30/7:30 PM PT/ET we will be providing live results from...

Jun 7, 2014 11:46 am

UFC’s Official Statement On Belfort Drug Testing Failure

Following Vitor Belfort’s admission of guilt, his employer, the Ultimate Fighting Championship released the following statement: The UFC organization supports Vitor Belfort’s application for a license to compete in Nevada, and we respect the Nevada Athletic Commission and its licensing process. Pending Commission approval, we look forward to a great fight between Vitor Belfort and...

Jun 7, 2014 11:16 am

Ross Pearson: ‘Diego Sanchez Has No Way To Finish Me’

“Ya I am a fan of his warrior spirit. When Diego Sanchez fights I’ll watch. I’m here to watch him. He’s entertaining and he comes to scrap, that’s what I like about him. I want to test myself against how I’ll handle the pressure from Diego Sanchez.” “I don’t think he’s got the power to...

Jun 6, 2014 5:13 pm

Joe Rogan Believes That Cutting Weight For Fights Is Cheating

  Joe Rogan talks about the art of cutting weight for athletic competition, specifically cage fighting. “I definitely think so. I think there might be some sort of regulations where they weigh fighters during training five or six weeks out, the way they do random drug tests. They should probably do random weigh-ins as well...

Jun 6, 2014 5:03 pm

QUICK TWITT | Benson Henderson’s “Selfie” From Today’s UFC Weigh-Ins

#UFCFightNight #UFCFightNight42 #TheOnceAndFutureKing #LoveTheJourney #SlowIsSmoothSmoothIsFast pic.twitter.com/3wK0qZ8dnX — Benson Henderson (@BensonHenderson) June 6, 2014 Today at the ‘UFC Fight Night 42: Henderson vs. Khabilov’ weigh-ins, Former UFC Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson tweeted out a selfie from the scales. Just what you wanted, right?

Jun 6, 2014 3:45 pm

‘Fight Night 42: Henderson vs. Khabilov’ Weigh-In Results

Today the ‘UFC Fight Night 42’ competitors hit the scales to make their bouts official. All fighters made their contracted weight, including main event competitors, Benson Henderson and Rustam Khabilov. The full weigh-in results are as follows: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 7 p.m. ET) Benson Henderson (155.5) vs. Rustam Khabilov (156) Ross Pearson (155.5)...

Jun 6, 2014 3:30 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Ross Pearson: “I’m Far More Technical Than Diego”

There are several exciting fights on this weekend’s UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Khabilov card, and one bout that has plenty of “Fight of the Night” potential is a lightweight clash between Ross Pearson (15-6-1, 7-3-1 UFC) and Diego Sanchez (24-7, 13-7 UFC). And while Diego Sanchez often brings a certain level of grit, intensity...

Jun 6, 2014 12:44 pm

Cormier To Focus On Knee And Eating Good Following Jones vs. Gustafsson Booking

“Just got word Jones is fighting Gustafson again in September. So I will enjoy this brownie, spend some time with my family and get my knee fixed. It’ll all work out. We will be the champion.” In a recent posting to his Instagram, Daniel Cormier reacted to news that Jon Jones would be fighting Alexander...

Jun 6, 2014 12:29 pm

PHOTO | Test Results Show Belfort At Staggering Testosterone Levels

Earlier today we finally got an admission from Vitor Belfort about his failed Drug test in February that cost him his title shot and forced the NSAC’s hand to ban TRT. Now we have a copy of that test result, which shows Vitor more than double the legal limit for Tesosterone. WOW!

Jun 6, 2014 10:04 am

Belfort Admits To Testing Positive For Elevated Testosterone Levels In Vegas

The MMA world has been speculating about the surprise drug test given by the NSAS to Vitor Belfort this past February. The result of which was a ban on TRT, Belforts removal from his title shot and months of bad press. Now, for the first time since the hairy incident, Belfort himself took to his...

Jun 6, 2014 9:58 am

Jon Jones Addresses Fans After Gustafsson Booking

Last night we learned that Jon Jones had signed to fight Alexander Gustafsson. Finally! Now the champ has released the following message to everyone who had given up faith in the pound-for-pound king. Check it: