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Oct 5, 2014 10:19 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Raphael Assuncao’s Win Over Bryan Caraway

Yesterday in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night Halifax, Raphael Assuncao extended his win-streak to 7 with a unanimous decision win over Bryan Caraway, further making his case for a title shot. Below we have compiled some of the best Tweets from UFC fighters regarding the bout. Let's go @BryanCaraway ! — Leslie Smith...

Oct 5, 2014 10:02 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To MacDonald’s Win Over Saffiedine

Last night Rory MacDonald fought a very game Tarec Saffiedine in the main event of UFC Fight Night Halifax. The bout ultimately ended with MacDonald landing a devastating uppercut in the third round, stopping ‘Sponge’ for the first time in his career. Below is a compilation of UFC fighters reactions to the bout: Awe Rory's...

Oct 5, 2014 9:50 am

Paulo Filho Denies Having Seizure

Last month, Paulo Filho was pulled at the last minute from his bout at Fatality Arena 7 after reportedly having a seizure. Now Filho is speaking out about the incident, insisting that he didn’t have a seizure, but instead decided to respect himself by not fighting due to emotional issues. Filho, who has had a...

Oct 5, 2014 9:12 am

PHOTO | Controversial Scorecard Revealed For Nelson vs. Story Fight

Yesterday morning during the reading of the scorecards for the main event of UFC Fight Night Stockholm, one judge scored the bout 48-47 in favor of Gunnar Nelson, with the remaining two judges scoring it for Story with the score as 49-46, and event 50-44 with Nelson losing a rare 10-8 round. Needless to say,...

Oct 5, 2014 9:04 am

Saffiedine Has “No Excuses” For Losing To MacDonald

Last night in Halifax Nova Scotia, Rory MacDonald picked up a TKO win over Tarec Saffiedine in front of his native Canadian crowd, stopping ‘Sponge’ for the first time in his career. Saffiedine spoke with MMAJunkie following the loss: “I don’t really have an excuse, I came prepared, I had a good camp and I...

Oct 5, 2014 8:58 am

Assuncao Unhappy With Performance Against Caraway

Raphael Assuncao picked up a unanimous decision win over Bryan Caraway last night at UFC Fight Night Halifax, extending his win streak to 7, making him the owner of the 3rd longest active win streak in the UFC. Assuncao believes that the win over Caraway puts him in a position to fight for the bantamweight...

Oct 5, 2014 8:50 am

Rick Story Wants To Be More Than Tough, Wants Title Shot

Rick Story is coming off a win against Gunnar Nelson yesterday at UFC Fight Night Stockholm, however that doesn’t mean he’s content with his situation. Story spoke to MMAJunkie about his win, and what he wants to do next. “At this point, every performance is going to be one of the most important for my...

Oct 4, 2014 10:10 pm

UFC Fight Night 54 Results: MacDonald smashes Saffiedine, earns 3rd round TKO

Rory MacDonald (18-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC) defeated Tarec Saffiedine (15-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) via third-round TKO in tonight’s UFC Fight Night 54 main event in Halifax. MacDonald was quick to take control of the center of the octagon in this one. Both fighters were tentative in the early minutes, but began opening up after a quick feel...

Oct 4, 2014 9:44 pm

UFC Fight Night 54 Results: Assuncao gets past Caraway with decision win

Tonight’s UFC Fight Night 54 co-main event featured a key bantamweight battle that saw Raphael Assuncao (23-4 MMA, 7-1 UFC) earn a decision win over Bryan Caraway (19-7 MMA, 4-2 UFC). Assuncao started the fight off quickly, landing a solid leg kick and a hard right hand. Caraway would respond with some good uppercuts from the clinch. Both fighters...

Oct 4, 2014 9:07 pm

UFC Fight Night 54 Results: Laprise dominates Cedeno to earn unanimous decision win

TUF Nations welterweight winner Chad Laprise (9-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) made it look easy tonight, scoring a unanimous decision win over Yosdenis Cedeno in Halifax. Laprise started off quickly, engaging Cedeno in the clinch position. After the fighters separated, Laprise began stalking Cedeno while landing a couple of solid shots. The constant forward pressure allowed Laprise...

Oct 4, 2014 8:45 pm

UFC Fight Night 54 Results: Theodorou remains undefeated, defeats Santos via decision

TUF Nations middleweight winner Elias Theodorou (10-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) was able to keep his perfect MMA record intact, this by defeating Bruno Santos via judges decision at tonight’s UFC Fight Night 54 event in Halifax. Theodorou started off quickly utilizing some solid footwork to take control of the center of the octagon. Bruno Santos opened up...

Oct 4, 2014 8:03 pm

UFC Fight Night 54 Results: Taleb earns split-decision win over Jingliang

Nordine Taleb (10-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC) earned a hard fought split-decision win over Li Jingliang at tonight’s UFC Fight Night 54 event in Halifax. The pair of welterweights were happy to stand and bang from the fights opening bell. The fighters traded shots for the better part of 3 minutes before Jingliang used a judo throw to...

Oct 4, 2014 7:33 pm

UFC Fight Night 54 Results: Gagnon submits Salazar in opening round

Canadian bantamweight standout Mitch Gagnon (12-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) needed just over two minutes to put away opponent Roman Salazar. The opening 90 seconds of the fight saw both fighters exchanging punches, until Gagnon was able to land a takedown on Salazar. Gagnon used a quick transition to take Salazar’s back and promptly snuck in the...

Oct 4, 2014 6:59 pm

UFC Fight Night 53 Bonus Report

UFC Fight Night 53 produced $50,000 bonuses for four fighters, as Charles Rosa, Dennis Siver, Max Holloway and Mike Wilkinson all picked an added check for their respective performances today in Sweden. Max Holloway received a “performance bonus” for his first-round knockout victory over fellow featherweight Akira Corassani in the evenings co-main event. Meanwhile, Mike...

Oct 3, 2014 3:57 pm

Chael Sonnen: The Desire Is Still There, So Is My UFC Contract’

  “The desire was still there. I love to compete. Even now I look forward to competing and it’s a lot of fun. I don’t know if it’s something that ever goes away. I’ll tell you something that does go away, is the desire to train. It’s really, really hard and it’s depressing. There were...

Oct 3, 2014 3:13 pm

Sonnen Wants Wanderlei In Metamoris, Waiting For Silva To Accept

“I think it could happen. I know that the invitation has been extended to him, and I know we’re just waiting to hear back from him. Metamoris was a lot of fun. Everybody watches it and it’s one of those deals that MMA fans, wrestling fans and jiu-jitsu fans all come together for. But, yes,...

Oct 3, 2014 10:32 am

Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Possible For Metamoris Event

Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva were originally scheduled to fight under the UFC banner earlier this year, however after Wanderlei Silva evaded NSAC drug-testing officials, he was put on the sidelines, and Chael Sonnen was paired with Vitor Belfort. Leading up to Sonnen and Vitor’s fight at UFC 175, Sonnen failed a pair of drug...

Oct 3, 2014 10:25 am

Cody McKenzie Donates A Pint Of Blood To Make Weight

Cody McKenzie is gearing up for the BattleGrounds MMA O.N.E tournament tonight, which follows the old-school one night tournament format. After missing weight for the event, McKenzie opted to donate a pint of blood, which apparently weighs in at about a pound, in order to shed the last pound in order for him to compete...

Oct 3, 2014 10:00 am

MacDonald: Win Over Saffiedine Makes Me “Obvious Choice” For Title Shot

Rory MacDonald is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night Halifax bout against Tarec Saffiedine tomorrow. The bout will be MacDonald’s first time headlining an event, and what better place to do that, than in his home country of Canada. He joined MMAJunkie to discuss the bout, as well as what he has to gain...