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Aug 20, 2013 11:15 am

Cole Miller Set To Appeal Gamburyan Loss

According the reports UFC featherweight fighter, Cole Miller, is looking to appeal his Saturday night decision loss to Many Gamburyan due to referee Yves Lavigne’s awkward first-round moment that gave Gamburyan a lengthy recovery period after questionable elbow strikes that were deemed legal blows after review. At the culmination of the first round, the additional...

Aug 20, 2013 11:07 am

Guimaraes Out, Ivan Jorges Steps In To Fight Keith Wisneiwski At UFC Fight Night 28

With an elbow injury forcing Marcelo Guimaraes out of his September 4 fight against Keith Wisniewski, the UFC has recruited Brazilian fighter Ivan Jorge to fight Wisniewski next month.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA A welterweight match-up in September’s UFC Fight Night 28 has seen a last-minute change as Ivan Jorge steps in for the...

Aug 20, 2013 11:05 am

Ryan Jimmo vs. Jimi Manuwa Set for UFC Fight Night 30 in Manchester

UFC officials confirmed a light-heavyweight match-up between Ryan Jimmo (pictured) and Jimi Manuwa at UFC Fight Night 30 in Manchester, England on Octover 26.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Light-Heavyweight fighters, Ryan Jimmo and Jimi Manuwa, will face off at UFC Fight Night 30 in England, UFC officials confirmed Monday. The card, which will be...

Aug 20, 2013 11:03 am

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 26 Phantom Cam Highlights

What did Travis Browne’s incredible front kick KO look like in super-slow-mo? Check out super slow motion replays of the wars between Joe Lauzon vs Michael Johnson, Michael McDonald vs Brad Pickett and more from the Phantom Cam during UFC on FOX Sports 1.

Aug 20, 2013 10:58 am

Lauzon Explains What Went Wrong Against Michael Johnson

Fan favorite lightweight, Joe Lauzon, put up a disappointing performance last weekend during the UFC on FS 1 main card opening bout against, Blackzilian, Michael Johnson. During the post-fight media event, UFC President Dana White said it was the most lopsided fight in the promotions history and for a Lauzon fight that’s almost incomprehensible. Check...

Aug 20, 2013 10:48 am

VIDEO | Street Fight Stories With Cartoon Urijah Faber

Welcome to “Fight Stories,” where UFC fans tell Urijah Faber their tales of self-defense, then we set it to animation. In this episode, a man tells of being thrust into a hairy situation after an encounter his friend had at a bar.

Aug 20, 2013 10:36 am

‘Shogun’ Rua Releases Statement Following Sonnen Loss

“I have 11 years in MMA and Vale Tudo, I won everything I always wanted. I achieved everything I dreamed, but I want to do that again. I still want many victories; I still want to become the world champion again. Who decides when I will stop [fighting] or not is myself, no one else....

Aug 20, 2013 10:22 am

UFC Makes Reza Madadi Release Official Following Criminal Sentencing

UFC Officials recently announced the release of popular Swedish lightweight Reza Madadi following an 18-month prison sentencing for grand larceny charges in his native land. The UFC’s official statement reads as follows: “Following his conviction by a court of law in Sweden, the UFC organization has elected to terminate its relationship with Reza Madadi based...

Aug 19, 2013 11:38 am

UFC Fight Night 26 Ratings Report: FS1 Debut Show Trumps Past FX Ratings

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Saturday marked the launch of the new sports programming station FOX Sports 1, and to help spike the opening night’s ratings for the network the station hosted UFC Fight Night 26: Sonnen vs. Shogun. To say that the plan worked would be an understatement as FOX Sports 1 raked in very high...

Aug 19, 2013 11:37 am

UFC is Likely to Make MacDonald vs. Lawler Happen

A fight that a number of fans want looks like is going to happen. Welterweight phenom Rory MacDonald, coming off his dismantling of Jake Ellenburger, is likely to face another dynamic striker in the near future. During Saturday night’s media scrum, UFC president Dana White was asked about a matchup between MacDonald and Robbie Lawler....

Aug 19, 2013 11:17 am

EDITORIAL | The Monday Morning Aftermath: UFC Fight Night 26 Edition

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Coming out of this past weekend we have a lot to discuss about the shifting of rankings and surprising fights that took place at UFC Fight Night 26 in Boston on the debut show on FOX Sports 1. In the main event we saw Chael Sonnen defeat Mauricio Shogun Rua in the very...

Aug 19, 2013 11:12 am

Quick Twitt | Belfort, Machida & Davis All Ask For Shot At Sonnen

After his one-sided destruction over former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua, Chael Sonnen has drawn the attention of several elite level fighters. In his post-fight speech Sonnen called out Wanderlei Silva, but a few key match ups have just introduced themselves in the form of Vitor Belfort, Lyoto Machida and Phil Davis. Check it...

Aug 19, 2013 10:17 am

Murilo Rua Angered Over “Shady” People in Mauricio Rua’s Camp After Loss to Sonnen

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Mauricio Rua suffered his first two-fight losing streak of his career as he lost to Chael Sonnen last Saturday at the inaugural UFC on FOX Sports 1 card, on which he headlined. ‘Shogun’ didn’t resemble the fighter that made him a champion in Pride and the UFC. Instead, he was handled...

Aug 19, 2013 9:23 am

Sarah Kaufman off UFC Fight Night 27 card

After losing her scheduled UFC Fight Night 27 opponent Sara McMann (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) earlier this month and without a suitbale replacement available, Sarah Kaufman (16-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has been scratched from next week’s ‘UFN 27’ lineup. Kaufman’s most recent effort came while under the Invicta FC banner, where she earned a split-decision...

Aug 19, 2013 8:57 am

Dana White: Machida vs. Diaz was a bad idea

Early last week, UFC president Dana White took the media by surprise by saying he had offered former Strikeforce champion, Nick Diaz (26-9 MMA, 7-6 UFC), a return bout against former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida (19-4 MMA, 11-4 UFC). However, after this weekend’s UFC Fight Night event in Boston, White stated that the proposed Diaz...

Aug 19, 2013 7:07 am

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 26: Watch Chael Sonnen Choke Out Shogun Rua

Video: UFC on FOX Sports 1: Sonnen/Rua In the main event of the UFC’s debut on Fox Sports 1, this past Saturday, Chael Sonnen was able to secure victory over Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua with a first round choke. Check out the full fight highlight above. OTHER FIGHT FIGHT NIGHT 26 VIDEO’S: Siler vs. Brown McDonald...

Aug 19, 2013 7:06 am

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 26: Travis Browne KO’s Overeem In the First

Video: UFC on FOX Sports 1: Overeem/Browne Travis Browne shot his way through the rankings on Fox Sports 1 last weekend when he front kicked Alistair Overeem and stopped him in his tracks. If you missed the fight, check out the highlights above! OTHER FIGHT FIGHT NIGHT 26 VIDEO’S: Siler vs. Brown McDonald vs. Picket...

Aug 19, 2013 7:04 am

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 26: Check Out Matt Brown’s KO Over Mike Pyle

Video: Matt Brown destroys Mike Pyle in Boston Matt Brown did it again on Saturday night. The KO of the Night recipient made short work of his former training partner Mike Pyle and set the standard for what a knockout should look like on Fox Sports 1. OTHER FIGHT FIGHT NIGHT 26 VIDEO’S: Siler vs....

Aug 19, 2013 7:01 am

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 26: Michael McDonald vs. Brad Pickett Full Highlights

Video: UFC on FOX Sports 1: McDonald/Pickett Former bantamweight title challenger Michael McDonald put on a dominating performance over Brad Pickett on Saturday night. If you missed it, check out the highlights above. OTHER FIGHT FIGHT NIGHT 26 VIDEO’S: Siler vs. Brown McDonald vs. Picket Brown vs. Pyle Faber vs. Alcantara Browne vs. Overeem Sonnen...

Aug 19, 2013 7:00 am

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 26: Steven Siler vs. Mike Brown Highlights

Last weekend’s UFC on FS 1 event delivered in almost every way possible. Not to be out shunned by the main card fighters, TUF veteran Steven Siler made short work of former WEC champ Mike Brown in their preliminary card bout. Check out the full fight highlight above and enjoy! OTHER FIGHT FIGHT NIGHT 26...

Aug 19, 2013 6:00 am

UFC Fight Night on FS1: Highs, Lows, and What’s Next

  Parent company 21st Century Fox made a risky decision by taking all of the UFC events and shows from FX and FOX and moving them to the new location of Fox Sports 1, the previous home of the Speed Channel. With a new channel, came new complaints from viewers. FS1 was thought to not...