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Nov 22, 2014 4:55 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: VanZant Defeats Curran in FOTN Contest

Paige VanZant went through hell to make it to the octagon and she made it all worth it with a victory over Kailin Curran. Curran showed great resiliency in all three rounds of action and their clash of styles led to what should be a Fight of the Night contender. VanZant was accepted as a...

Nov 22, 2014 4:21 pm

Metamoris 5 Results: Shields and Satoshi Battle to a Draw in Secret Bout

This bout between Jake Shields and Roberto Satoshi was not advertised for the card as it was kept a surprise for those who purchased the PPV feed or tickets to the event. The interesting part about this match is that Shields and Satoshi knew that they were fighting on “Metamoris 5”, but they would not...

Nov 22, 2014 4:15 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Choi TKOs Puig in Just 18 Seconds!

There’s no better way to kick off a UFC event than with a technical knockout! Choi and Puig met in the middle of the octagon ready to bang for this featherweight contest. Puig tried to control where the fight was going by claiming the middle of the octagon. Choi feigned a left hand and caught...

Nov 22, 2014 3:35 pm

Metamoris 5 Results: Simoes and Cornelius Grapple to a Draw

Keenan Cornelius and Yuri Simoes put on a fantastic performance on the Metamoris mat in the third grappling match of the evening. Both Cornelius and Simoes played out fantastic strategies, but it was Cornelius who fired off the most submission attempts. Even though Cornelius possessed more attempts, it was Simoes who came the closest to...

Nov 22, 2014 2:56 pm

Metamoris 5 Results: Magalhaes Controls Diniz In a Draw

Switching gears from the previous bout, Magalhaes and Diniz had a slower paced fight with a long feeling out process. Neither man was in an offensive position until Magalhaes pulled guard ten minutes in. Before Magalhaes pulled guard, he was purely playing the defensive game while Diniz tried to get into a position where he...

Nov 22, 2014 2:27 pm

Metamoris 5 Results: Tonon Submits Maxwell with a Brutal Heel Hook

Zak Maxwell and Garry Tonon kicked off the event with a fast paced match. Both Maxwell and Tonon went for submissions right away, but it seemed like Tonon got the best of Maxwell when it came to positioning and attempting submissions. Maxwell escaped a handful of submissions including a wrist-lock kimura and a few heel...

Nov 22, 2014 1:15 pm

King Mo to Tito Ortiz: “Tito, just be a man”

Following his Bellator 131 win over Joe Vedepo, King Mo stated that he would like to fight Tito Ortiz next, who notched a win over Stephan Bonnar in the main event of the card. Ortiz told King Mo to ‘get in line’, and left it at that. Shortly after the fight, the pair engaged in...

Nov 22, 2014 1:04 pm

Matt Wiman explains two year absence from the UFC

Heading into tonight’s UFC Fight Night 57, many fans have wondered where Matt Wiman has been for the last two years. Wiman, a UFC vet of 14 fights with a 9-5 record under the UFC banner, hasn’t been in the Octagon since January of 2013, nearly two years ago, when he lost to TJ Grant....

Nov 22, 2014 11:49 am

Barboza targeting rematch against Cerrone

Edson Barboza, who is preparing to fight Bobby Green in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 57 tonight in Austin Texas, still wants a rematch against Donald Cerrone. The bout between Barboza and Cerrone was one hardcore fight fans were drooling over, a matchup between two elite strikers. In the first round Barboza was...

Nov 22, 2014 11:38 am

Swanson on Fight Night 57 fight week isolation in Texas

Leading up to UFC Fight Night 57 tonight, Cub Swanson explained that he and the other fighters were being kept almost an hour away from the venue where they will be fighting. The Horseshoe Bay where the fighters are being kept is apparently in a remote area of Texas, without many people, but with a...

Nov 22, 2014 11:31 am

Edgar: “If people are doubting me, they’re wrong”

Frankie Edgar is currently gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 57 bout against Cub Swanson tonight in Austin Texas. Leading up to the bout, Cub Swanson has been promised a title shot from the UFC if he is able to defeat Edgar, something Edgar wants to take from him. He spoke to MMAJunkie Radio....

Nov 22, 2014 7:46 am

Faber: ‘Dillashaw is “bad news” for Cruz’

Former bantamweight title challenger Urijah Faber discussed the upcoming matchup, which doesn’t have a date set, between his teammate TJ Dillashaw, and former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. Faber spoke to MMAMania about the bout, and why he believe Dillashaw, as well as himself, is a bad matchup for Cruz, and why Cruz last fight against...

Nov 22, 2014 7:29 am

War Machine pleads not guilty, will stand trial in February

War Machine has plead not guilty to 34 counts which include sexual assault, kidnapping, burglary, strangulation and more as a result of his August assault on Chris Mack and Corey Thomas. MMAJunkie broke the news earlier this week, which reported that War Machine’s case will go to trial in February under the Nevada State Court,...

Nov 22, 2014 7:17 am

ONE FC adds four bouts to December card

‘ONE FC 23: Warrior’s Way’ has picked up four new bouts per an announcement from the company. The four bouts are: Eduard Folayang vs. Timofey Nastyukhin Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirchoke vs. Rene Catalan Walaa Abas Mohamed Kamaly vs. Ana Julaton Jujeath Nagaowa vs. Tharoth Sam MMAJunkie broke the story. Folayang will be riding a two fight...

Nov 22, 2014 5:02 am

Camus defends Roufusport: “It’s a great gym”

Chico Camus is the latest fighter to defend Duke Roufus’ gym, Roufusport, from allegations by former students, fighters, and instructors in the wake of Dennis Munson Jr.’s death. In preparation for his flyweight debut against Brad Pickett tomorrow night at UFC Fight Night 57, Camus returned to Roufusport to train at the gym he left...

Nov 22, 2014 5:01 am

Koscheck vs. Magny targeted for UFC 184

Josh Koscheck is eyeing a return to the Octagon after over a year away from the UFC. Koscheck, who most recently found himself as an analyst on Fox Sports 1, turns 37 this month, and is looking to return to the UFC in February at UFC 184 to face Neil Magny. MMAJunkie received the news...

Nov 21, 2014 6:15 pm

Schilling: “I think I can be a Bellator champion in two years”

Fresh off his impressive KO win over Melvin Manhoef at Bellator 131, Joe Schilling is confident that he can become the Bellator champion in 2 years. In the bout, Schilling surprised fans by demonstrating a solid ground game after being dropped by Manhoef. The ground game proved to Schilling, and many, that he has what...

Nov 21, 2014 5:51 pm

TWITTER BEEF: Conor McGregor and WWE star Sheamus trade barbs

Conor McGregor and WWE star Sheamus have been going back and forth on Twitter for the better part of the day. The feud appears to have ended, with Sheamus ending the feud by relating to their shared Irish heritage. ok @SInowLIVE @ufc @TheNotoriousMMA, Conor wins. I don't hit featherweights or shoeshine boys. Mouth off to...

Nov 21, 2014 2:24 pm

Formiga withdraws from Moraga bout with partial LCL tear

Bad news for fight fans, Jussier Formiga has been forced to withdraw from his UFC on FOX 13 bout against John Moraga as a result of a partially torn LCL. MMAFighting broke the story earlier today. No timetable has been given for Formiga’s return, and no word has been given as to who will replace...

Nov 21, 2014 2:09 pm

Dustin Ortiz wants title shot with win over Benavidez

Dustin Ortiz is currently gearing up for the biggest fight of his career tomorrow night as he prepares to fight former title challenger Joseph Benavidez in Austin Texas. Ortiz spoke to MMAJunkie about the bout, and his plans for a title shot should he defeat Benavidez. His words: “I truly believe I beat John Moraga,...