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Dec 6, 2014 11:02 pm

UFC 181 post-fight bonuses: Pettis brothers, Samman, and Hobar earn $50,000

The UFC announced the post-fight bonuses from UFC 181 at the post-fight press conference. Fight of the night went to: Sergio Pettis vs. Matt Hobar Performance of the night: Josh Samman Performance of the night: Anthony Pettis Everyone mentioned above earned $50,000 for their performances.

Dec 6, 2014 10:57 pm

Hendricks: I Didn’t Fight, Look at Rounds 4 & 5

Johny Hendricks lost his UFC Welterweight Championship to Robbie Lawler at UFC 181 and he confessed one of his downfalls during the post fight press conference. “I didn’t fight! Look at rounds four and five.” Hendricks is referencing the fact that he tried to wrestle his way to a victory in the last two rounds...

Dec 6, 2014 10:48 pm

PHOTO | Scorecard from Hendricks vs. Lawler 2

In the main event of UFC 181, Robbie Lawler scored the split decision win over Johny Hendricks in a close bout. The decision saw Lawler crowned the champ with two judges giving him the nod. Below is the scorecard from the bout. (via MMAMania) Who did you have winning the fight? Sound off below!

Dec 6, 2014 10:23 pm

REPLAY! Faber submits Rivera in the 2nd

In the main event of the preliminary card of UFC 181, Urijah Faber submitted Francisco Rivera via rear naked choke. Catch the highlights below:

Dec 6, 2014 10:02 pm

CM Punk speaks regarding UFC signing

During UFC 181, it was announced that CM Punk had been signed to a UFC contract. Shortly after, the UFC posted this video on their Facebook of CM Punk, real name Phillip Brooks, live at the event. Post by UFC. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE)

Dec 6, 2014 9:37 pm

UFC 181 Results: New Champion! Lawler Dethrones Hendricks with Decision Win!

We have a new UFC Welterweight Champion and his name is Robbie Lawler! Hendricks spent the majority of the first and second rounds working the body and legs of Lawler. Lawler shrugged off four of Hendricks’ takedown attempts before getting taken down, but the damage was already done to his gas tank. By the time...

Dec 6, 2014 8:44 pm

UFC 181 Results: Pettis Retains Belt! Submits Melendez in Round 2

Gilbert Melendez did a fantastic job at closing the distance in the first round, not allowing Pettis to throw any of his unorthodox strikes. Pettis’ offense was limited in the first five minutes and Melendez implemented his gameplan wonderfully. He took Pettis down twice and dug into his body with brutal body shots. As the...

Dec 6, 2014 8:16 pm

UFC 181 Results: Browne Flattens and TKOs Schaub in First Round

Another knockout! The majority of the fight saw Brendan Schaub and Travis Browne fight for positioning. Browne clearly wanted to keep the fight standing which is geared toward his knockout power whereas Schaub wanted to tie things up and drain the gas tank of his opponent. Schaub was having issues getting inside a comfortable striking...

Dec 6, 2014 7:47 pm

UFC 181 Results Duffee KOs Hamilton in 33 Seconds

Todd Duffee and his right hand are back in the Ultimate Fighting Championship! The fight quickly turned into a scuffle and Duffee came out on top. Duffee landed a right cross right on the temple of Hamilton and he was sent falling to the mat. After Hamilton faceplanted, Duffee got an extra two or three...

Dec 6, 2014 7:35 pm


Joe Rogan announced during UFC 181 that former WWE superstar CM Punk has been signed to a UFC contract, and will be making his MMA debut in the future. “This is my new career 100%, I’m going to go full steam ahead, all systems go.” CM Punk, who’s real name is Phillip Brooks stated that...

Dec 6, 2014 7:30 pm

UFC 181 Results: Ferguson Chokes Trujillo into Submission

Trujillo dropped Ferguson with a hook and sent him to the canvas. Trujillo scored a big opening round as he dropped Ferguson in the opening minute of the fight. Ferguson recovered quickly and was able to get his wits back, but it was Trujillo’s striking that would shine for the remainder of the round. He...

Dec 6, 2014 6:47 pm

UFC 181 Results: Eye Poke Aids Faber In Submission Win Over Rivera

Well, that was unfortunate. Francisco Rivera did an amazing job at standing his ground and not giving Urijah Faber much to work with. Faber’s head and foot movement keeps his opponents backing up and guessing when Faber is going to shoot, but Rivera did not fall for it today and actually got the best of...

Dec 6, 2014 6:23 pm

UFC 181 Results: Samman Brutally KOs Gordan with Head Kick

Josh Samman told his coaches he was going to knock Eddie Gordan out with a head kick, and he was right! Eddie Gordan was on his way to racking up a decision victory by wrestling his way to the end of the fight, but his refusal to advance positioning forced the referee to stand them...

Dec 6, 2014 5:55 pm

UFC 181 Results: Anderson Picks Up Decision Win Over Jones

For those of you hoping this was an Anderson Silva and Jon Jones post, stick around anyway. This bout between Justin Jones and Corey Anderson was still extremely entertaining. These two athletes refused to take the fight to the ground and threw bombs in the first ten seconds! Corey “Beastin’ 25/8” Anderson and Justin “Lazy...

Dec 6, 2014 5:22 pm

UFC 181 Results: Pennington Puts Smith to Sleep with a Bulldog Choke

Raquel Pennington pulls off the last-second win! The majority of the first round took place in the clinch and both women were cut open by sharp strikes. As scrappy as the fight was at the start, it got even more interesting in the last second of the round. Pennington was able to grab hold of...

Dec 6, 2014 4:58 pm

UFC 181 Results: Little Pettis Batters Hobar, Earns Decision Win

Unlike his big brother, Sergio Pettis has been appearing in the octagon regularly since his UFC debut in November 2013. He has shown improvement every time he stepped in the octagon and it was no different with his performance tonight against Matt Hobar. Pettis was dropped in the opening seconds of the fight and spent...

Dec 6, 2014 4:31 pm

UFC 181 Results: Collard Beats White in Opening Bout

UFC 181 in underway! The opening round was back and forth and could have gone either way. Both men opened up with unorthodox striking and had hard shots land, but it was Collard who looked more technical. He was able to dictate where the fight went and his level changing was effective. White benefited from...

Dec 6, 2014 2:31 pm

UFC 181 Official Live Results Thread

If you’re unable to watch UFC 181, has you covered! Check out the live results for the event below! Main Card (PPV – 7 p.m. PT) Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler Anthony Pettis def. Gilbert Melendez by way of Submission (Mounted Guillotine) 1:53 of Round 2 Travis Browne def. Brendan Schaub by way of...

Dec 6, 2014 1:56 pm

Booking Roundup: UFC adds three bouts to upcoming events

The UFC has added two bouts to the upcoming UFC on FOX 14 card, and a high profile bout to UFC 182 in January. First up is Mirsad Bektic vs. Alan Omer, which will go down from Sweden on January 24th. Bektic is undefeated in both his MMA career, as well as his time under...

Dec 6, 2014 12:15 pm

Report: UFC Reebok Deal Worth $70million

The UFC’s new uniform deal with Reebok is worth a reported $70 million. The U.K. Telegraph has the scoop, which stated the deal is worth $70 million over a 6-year period. The deal will see fighters earnings partly determined by their placement on the UFC’s official rankings, and partly by how well their merchandise sells....

Dec 6, 2014 12:14 pm

Emelianenko Bans Smoking In Prison Cell

Alexander Emelianenko, the brother of MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko, who is currently incarcerated for allegedly raping a female maid, has banned smoking in what appears to be his cell, as well as his immediate area. According to our understanding via Google Translate, in the ‘chamber rules’, with chamber likely meaning cell, Emelianenko can ban others...

Dec 6, 2014 12:13 pm

Coach: Hendricks vs. Lawler II To See A ‘Whole Different Johny’

As fight fans get ready for UFC 181 tonight, Johny Hendricks coach says they will see a “Whole different Johny,” in the rematch with Robbie Lawler. “You can’t really deny Robbie, you know. He iced [Jake] Ellenberger and dominated Matt Brown. I think he deserves that spot. I don’t think there’s anyone more deserving than...

Dec 6, 2014 12:12 pm

McGregor Readying For Film Following Next UFC Bout

According to Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight, UFC featherweight star Conor McGregor has received several movie deals that the Irish star will entertain after his fight with Dennis Siver. McGregor’s manager stated that the deals are “In the works.” What are your thoughts on UFC stars signing movie deals while still in their fighting career?...

Dec 6, 2014 12:11 pm

Roufus Hoping For Askren UFC Deal

Ben Askren has widely been believed to be one of the best fighters in the world not signed to the UFC. It’s no secret that Askren and UFC President Dana White don’t have the best relationship, but his coach, Duke Roufus, hopes one day Askren will get signed. “I see it happening.” “I love both...

Dec 6, 2014 12:10 pm

Reebok Deal Not good For Greg Jackson

“Definitely it’s not good for the coaches. But it’s not about the coaches. It’s about the fighters at the end of the day. The coaches are here for support. Myself and some of the other ones that have been sponsored, I’m sure we’re gonna lose that unless they want to stick with us outside the...

Dec 6, 2014 9:21 am

Dethrone Royalty Founder Reacts To UFC Uniform

The founder of Dethrone Royalty clothing, which sponsors fighters like Conor McGregor and Robbie Lawler, is one of the many brand owners that will be affected by the UFC’s new uniform deal. Nick Swinmum posted the following Tweet, and then the following message on The UnderGround. Heard uniform announcement coming tomorrow. We were never about...

Dec 6, 2014 8:25 am

Rustam Khabilov Out of UFC 182 with visa issues

Rustam Khabilov has been forced out of his UFC 182 bout against Danny Castillo of Team Alpha Male, in early 2015. MMAJunkie broke the story, which stated that due to visa issues, Khabilov would be unable to compete on the card, and the UFC would be seeking a replacement. Khabilov’s last outing came as a...

Dec 6, 2014 8:04 am

Ronda Rousey gets billboard in New York

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has earned herself a massive billboard in Times Square for Buffalo brand clothing. Check it out.