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Mar 24, 2014 11:11 am

Paulo Thiago vs. Gasan Umalatov Booked For May 31 Event In Brazil

An interesting welterweight bout has been added to the UFC’s May 31 event in Brazil. According to UFC officials, Paulo Thiago and Gasan Umalatov have agreed to face off on the ‘Sonnen vs. Silva’ fight card in Sao Paulo. Thiago last saw action in a losing effort to Brandon Thatch at UFC Fight Night 32....

Mar 24, 2014 11:00 am

Jon Jones On Hendo’s Win: ‘Oh Give Me A Break’

UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon ‘Bones’ Jones, is notoriously becoming a twitter re-thinker. He posts statuses, then deletes them. Such is the case with his post-UFC Fight Night 38 reaction when an inquiring fan thought Hendo vs. Jones made sense. Here’s Jon’s reaction:

Mar 24, 2014 10:56 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Eyeing Bader or Cavalcante For Cormier’s Next Bout

Daniel Cormier is hoping for a fast-track to Jon Jones. His cancelled bout against Rashad Evans would have likely landed him there if he had won, but that didn’t happen. Instead he got Pat Cummins, a last-minute replacement that he dispatched easily, making his stock sit stagnant while the UFC’s light-heavyweight division moves on. BJPENN.COM...

Mar 24, 2014 10:55 am

Hendo Feels Weight Lifted Following Shogun Stoppage

“I do feel like a big weight is off me. I finally kind of got rid of that bad year I had last year and looking forward to this year being a positive one, “ he said. “I don’t think I felt pressure to win because I’ve been losing. I think I always put that...

Mar 24, 2014 10:44 am

UFC Confirms Sonnen vs. Silva Official For May 31

It’s still not entirely clear if Wanderlei Silva has signed his contract to fight Chael Sonnen, but that little detail didn’t stop UFC executive Grace Tourinho from addressing the issue at last night’s UFC Fight Night 38 post-fight press conference. According to Brazil’s UFC boss, the fight between Sonnen and Silva is official for May 31,...

Mar 24, 2014 9:40 am

Phil Davis: ‘This isn’t The Ultimate Jon Jones Fighting Championship’

“Why not get him a job? Throw him on payroll,” Davis tells Sportsnet Canada. “See what he can really do with the lightweights. He seems to matchmake so well. I don’t know. I feel bad for [Jones], but he put himself into an interesting predicament. ‘Why not just have a light heavyweight tournament and have...

Mar 24, 2014 9:33 am

PHOTO | ‘Shogun’ Rua Broken Nose Following Hendo Fight

During last night’s ‘UFC Fight Night Natal’ main event, Dan Henderson put an exclamation point on his victory over, former champion , Shogun Rua, with a brutal H-Bomb that forced, referee Herb Dean, to halt the action in the third-round. (SEE THE REPLAY HERE) In the process, ‘Shogun’ suffered this gnarly broken nose:

Mar 24, 2014 9:25 am

Scott Jorgensen: ‘Fight Night 38’ Stoppage “Bullsh!t” Wants Rematch

Last night, during the UFC Fight Night Natal preliminary card, former bantamweight title challenger Scott Jorgensen, lost his second bid in the UFC’s flyweight division. The loss was his third straight and he doesn’t think he got the right call in Brazil. The fight ending submission started off with an accidental headbutt on the feet...

Mar 24, 2014 9:00 am

VIDEO | Hendo Wants A UFC Belt Before Retiring

“That’s the last goal of mine and the last thing I need to achieve in this sport is getting that UFC title. I’ve had other titles, but that UFC belt still eludes me. I’m still after it and I feel like I’m still capable of doing that. There’s so many guys at light heavyweight now...

Mar 24, 2014 8:20 am

UFC Fighters React To Dan Henderson’s ‘H-Bomb’ On ‘Shogun’ Last Night

Dan Henderson and ‘Shogun’ Rua really delivered for fight fans during their main event last night in Brazil. Not only did Dan Henderson notch another bonus earning KO, but the duo also earned ‘Fight of the Night’ honors for their efforts inside the cage. Here’s what the MMA world thought of their performance: Shogun all...

Mar 23, 2014 7:23 pm

UFC Fight Night 38 Bonus Report: Rua, Henderson and Pepey Take Home Extra $50,000

Fight of the Night: Shogun Rua vs. Dan Henderson We were treated to another light-heavyweight classic by these two men. Shogun Rua was in control of the action in rounds one and two and everybody thought it was only a matter of time before Dan Henderson couldn’t intelligently defend himself anymore. Rua dropped Henderson in...

Mar 23, 2014 6:04 pm

UFC Fight Night 38 Results: Santos/Parke Battle to a Majority Draw

  Norman Parke walked into some trouble in the first round. He could not find a comfortable distance to strike from and was repeatedly popped with jabs from Leonardo Santos. Parke found some form of control when he pressed Santos against the cage, but he would not work for a takedown or try to land...

Mar 23, 2014 5:25 pm

UFC Fight Night 38 Results: Maldonado Earns Decision Win Over Villante

Glan Villante controlled the fight in the first round by making sure Fabio Maldonado had no room to work for any offense, but he was far from dominant in the performance. If anything, it seemed like he may have gassed himself out in the first by trying to keep his opponent on the ground. Fabio...

Mar 23, 2014 4:21 pm

UFC Fight Night 38 Results: Early Stoppage? Jason TKOs Siler in Round 1

Rony Jason and Steven Siler kicked off the main-card portion of tonight’s event with a quick featherweight contest. Siler missed a left hook and Jason countered beautifully with a right hand of his own. Siler grabbed his head and got knocked down after eating another hook. Jason towered over his opponent and just as Siler...

Mar 23, 2014 3:33 pm

UFC Fight Night 38 Results: Santos TKOs Markes in Less than a Minute

+600 underdog Thiago Santos continues tonight’s string of upset victories with a win over Ronny Markes. Thiago Santos executed a beautiful left body kick to the gut of Ronny Markes and that was the beginning of the end. Markes eventually fell to the ground in pain and Santos jumped on top of him to go...

Mar 23, 2014 2:48 pm

UFC Fight Night 38 Results: Robertson Submits Perpetuo In Round 1

Thiago Perpetuo may have been the crowd favorite walking into this bout, but Kenny Robertson was able to tune out all of the boos and perform to his maximum potential tonight. He busted open Perpetuo with a high kick seconds into the bout and had control of the fight from there. He soon landed top...