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Sep 5, 2014 11:57 pm

QUICK TWITT | Alistair Overeem Reacts To KO Loss

In tonight’s UFC Fight Night 50 co-main event, Alistair Overeem was brutally stopped by heavy blows from Ben Rothwell. The former Strikeforce, DREAM and K-1 champion took to twitter with a message for the fans: Unfortunate turn of events! No damage.. And will be back in the gym soon to improve. Spirit is still high....

Sep 5, 2014 11:54 pm

UFC FN 50 Bonus Report: Jacare, Rothwell, Chiesa and Lauzon Take Home Extra $50K

Fight of the Night: Joe Lauzon def. Michael Chiesa Despite being stopped short due to unfortunate circumstances, this fight still brought the crowd to life for the main-card. Whether they were defending the takedown or working off their back fighting off a submission, there was not a dull moment in this fight. A knee from...

Sep 5, 2014 10:23 pm

PHOTO | Chiesa’s Fight Stopping Cut

Earlier tonight, on FOX Sports 1, Joe Lauzon stopped Mike Chiesa with an onslaught of brutal strikes that opened up a massive cut on his opponents face.

Sep 5, 2014 9:03 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Jacare Dominates Mousasi, Forces Him to Submit in Round 3

Ronaldo Souza def. Gegard Mousasi by way of Submission (Guillotine) 4:30 of Round 3 Gegard Mousasi posed no threat to the elite skills of Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza tonight. Souza wrapped things up in the third round with a tight guillotine, capping off an exciting evening of fights. Gegard Mousasi was unable to feel out his...

Sep 5, 2014 8:12 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Rothwell Shocks the World, TKOs Overeem in Round 1

Ben Rothwell def. Alistair Overeem by way of TKO (Strikes) 2:19 of Round 1 Alistair Overeem’s infinite hype-train was once again derailed by an underdog. This time, “Big” Ben Rothwell clipped Alistair Overeem and picked up a huge first-round win. Overeem had a nice pace and was doing a good job in the opening moments...

Sep 5, 2014 7:28 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Lauzon Causes Huge Cut Over Chiesa’s Eye, Earns TKO Win

Joe Lauzon def. Michael Chiesa by way of TKO (Referee Stoppage) 2:14 of Round 2 Even though this fight did not make it to the end of the second round, this should easily earn “Fight of the Night” honors. This was Joe Lauzon’s seventeenth UFC fight and Michael Chiesa’s sixth. Both fighters did a fantastic...

Sep 5, 2014 6:48 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Moraga Traps Scoggins in a Guillotine in Round 2

John Moraga def. Justin Scoggins by way of Submission (Guillotine) :47 of Round 2 Justin Scoggins found success in the first round with landing takedowns and transitioning at will. Upon landing the takedown, however, Moraga would latch on to Scoggins’ neck and threaten him with a guillotine. Scoggins defended by stepping to the side and...

Sep 5, 2014 6:14 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Iaquinta Finishes Damm in Third Round

Al Iaquinta def. Rodrigo Damm by way of TKO (Strikes) 2:41 of Round 3 Al Iaquinta finally got the elusive finish he has been looking for his entire UFC career. He showed off his versatility when he changed levels in his striking and kept Rodrigo Damm guessing. Iaquinta spent the majority of the first round...

Sep 5, 2014 5:45 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Natal Earns Close Split Decision Win Over Camozzi

Rafael Natal def. Chris Camozzi by way of Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Chris Camozzi’s streak of bad luck continued as he suffered his fourth consecutive loss inside the octagon. Camozzi put on a better performance tonight than he has in his past fights, but Rafael Natal’s early technicality and superior strategy aided him in...

Sep 5, 2014 5:07 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Beal Outlasts Matsuda and Picks Up Decision Victory

Chris Beal def. Tateki Matsuda by way of Unanimous Decision (29,28, 29-28, 30-27) Chris Beal utilized his conditioning to outlast newcomer Tateki Matsuda on his way to a unanimous decision victory. Both fighters showed rays of brilliance throughout the fight, but it was Tateki Matsuda who impressed the most. He may not have walked out...

Sep 5, 2014 4:35 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Skelly Defeats Soriano, Picks Up 2nd Win in 13 Days

Chas Skelly def. Sean Soriano by way of Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Thirteen days after his first octagon victory, Chas Skelly volunteered to face Sean Soriano after Andre Fili was forced to pull out of the fight. Tonight, Skelly and Soriano kicked off “UFC Fight Night 50” with their featherweight bout and it was...

Sep 5, 2014 2:59 pm

UFC Fight Night 50: Souza vs. Mousasi’ Official Results

As part of tonight’s MMA double-header, UFC Fight Night 50 goes down from the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Conn. If you can’t make tonight’s event, or just need to get caught up on results, you’re in the right place. RESULTS: MAIN CARD: (Fox Sports 1) Ronaldo Souza def. Gegard Mousasi by way of Submission (Guillotine)...

Sep 5, 2014 1:52 pm

Rothwell to Overeem: “Im going to beat your F***ing A**”

“My match up with Alistair Overeem is one that I’m very excited about. It’s one that I’ve been looking forward to. I’ve been asking for it since 2012. I fully expect this fight to go to a finish. He’s a well accomplished kickboxer, so I think it’s going to be a great fight that way....

Sep 5, 2014 12:30 pm

Chael Sonnen On The Evolution Of His Gangster

“I got hit with a PED charge and a criminal charge in the same month. The whole ‘silly me’ defense is a pretty good one. When you go, ‘Listen, I didn’t know. I didn’t know the rules.’ That works. That’s a good, solid defense. One time. I needed it twice in the same month. So...

Sep 5, 2014 11:54 am

Salary Report: Rafael dos Anjos Out-Earns Benson Henderson For 1st Round K.O.

Last week’s UFC Fight Night 49 event saw former UFC lightweight champ, Benson Henderson fall to the vicious onslaught of Rafael dos Anjos. The event took place from Oklahoma’s BOK Center. The full disclosed fighter pay-outs, as confirmed by the Oklahoma Athletic Commission are as follows: Main Card (FOX Sports 1) Rafael dos Anjos ($38,000...

Sep 5, 2014 10:28 am

Ratings Report: UFC 177 Prelims are Lowest in FS1 History with 436,000

The viewer numbers for the UFC 177 prelims are officially out and they are definitely not the best. The UFC 177 prelims brought in a total of 436,000 viewers on Fox Sports 1, which is down about 49 percent from the stations average of 859,000. Previously, the lowest recorded views for FS1 were with the...

Sep 5, 2014 10:18 am

Chael Sonnen Awarded BJJ Purple Belt

The new “Face of Jiu Jitsu”, Mr. Chael P. Sonnen just received his first belt promotion. Check it: The face of BJJ just got his purple belt. http://t.co/gLzG6suU8y pic.twitter.com/bcR1m4Fmtw — chael sonnen (@sonnench) September 5, 2014

Sep 5, 2014 10:12 am

I ACCEPT! Mir Agrees To Trilogy Bout With Nogueira

Former UFC heavyweight champion, Frank Mir has delivered two dominant performances over MMA Legend Antonio Rodrigo ‘Big Nog” Nogueira, and he’s o.k. with a third. In a recent interview with the Brazilian Press Mir explained: “I know that Nogueira wants to have his last fight against me. I have no problem accepting this bout but...

Sep 5, 2014 9:55 am

“Showtime” Signs Melendez Contract – ‘Ready to silence the critics’

UFC lightweight champion, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis has just signed his bout agreement to face Gilbert Melendez. The two top 155’ers will square off on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas. Caption: Signing my fight contract for December 6th… Time to silence the critics!!! #teampettis #tuf20 #hihaters #bethedntmakeitoutthe1st