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Jan 18, 2015 7:35 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Tibau Earns 16th UFC Win with Decision Over Parke

This lightweight bout may not have been the most exciting opening to a main card, but it was nice to see both Gleison Tibau and Norman Parke smart careful and smart. They both respected each other’s power and did not want to get within a dangerous striking distance. Tibau outgrappled his Parke tonight, though, and earned...

Jan 18, 2015 7:00 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Pendred Picks Up Controversial Decision Over Spencer

That was a controversial decision to say the least. Cathal Pendred picked up a unanimous decision victory over Sean Spencer even though he was outstruck. Pendred landed four takedowns, but they did not lead to anything at all. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter Spencer brought the fight to Pendred who was not prepared for such...

Jan 18, 2015 6:24 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Larkin Brutally TKOs Howard in 1st Round

John Howard’s head movement was looking good in the opening minute of the bout, but Lorenz Larkin was on another level tonight in Boston. Larkin was light on his feet and picked every shot strategically which resulted in a big TKO win for him. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter Larkin caught Howard off guard with...

Jan 18, 2015 6:09 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Wade Takes 3 Low Blows, Still Defeats Lipeng

Zhang Lipeng and Chris Wade slowed the pace of tonight’s event with their bout. Low blows, strikes to the back of the head and a grapple-heavy fight led to a fight that may not have satisfied the casual mixed martial arts fan’s appetite for action. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter The referee called for the...

Jan 18, 2015 5:35 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Holohan Dominates Howell for 3 Rounds

Regardless of what critics are saying of the “Irish Invasion” of the UFC, it is getting increasingly hard to call it “hype”. Patrick Holohan absolutely dominated for fifteen minutes straight and there was no denying he was going to earn the decision win. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter Holohan took to the center of the...

Jan 18, 2015 5:02 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Case TKOs Perez in Round 3

Even though it was just his second fight in the octagon, Johnny Case looked like he has been in there for years. Every single time it looked like Frankie Perez would make an offensive move, Case either cut him off or turned the tables shortly thereafter. The fight was one sided and “Hollywood” Case ended...

Jan 18, 2015 4:33 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Rosa Traps Soriano in D’Arce and Earns Win

Charlez Rosa and Sean Soriano kicked off the Fox Sports 1 portion of the preliminaries with their featherweight bout. Rosa was game and threatened submissions every single time the fight went to the ground where he finally submitted Soriano in round three. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter Rosa proved to be the superior featherweight tonight...

Jan 18, 2015 4:02 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: O’Connell Rallies Back to TKO Van Buren

Matt Van Buren and Sean O’Connell followed up an exciting featherweight bout with a slower paced, but more heavy hitting light heavyweight bout. Van Buren looked great in the first round, but he slowly started fading as each minute passed. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter Sean O’Connell took a serious beating in the form of...

Jan 18, 2015 3:30 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Sanchez Earns Decision Win Over Matsuda

These two flyweights may have jerked the curtain for today’s card in Boston, but their fight is going to be tough to follow. Tateki Matsuda and Joby Sanchez fought their hearts out and brought the crowd to life with their strike-heavy bout. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter Matsuda opened the bout strong with a knockdown,...

Jan 18, 2015 1:58 pm

Dana White Says Potential Aldo vs. McGregor Bout Will Happen In Las Vegas

Post by Boston Celtics. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE) Since Conor McGregor defeated Diego Brandao at UFC Dublin in the summer of 2014, there has been much talk of McGregor headlining a card opposite Jose Aldo in a soccer stadium in Ireland. Talks were vamped up when UFC President Dana White stated that if...

Jan 18, 2015 1:55 pm

BOOKING ROUNDUP – UFC Books 9 Bouts For Upcoming Events

As always, the UFC has been incredibly busy creating matchups for upcoming cards, as well as re-arranging bouts due to injuries. Catch up with all of the latest matchmaking happenings with’s Booking Roundup First up we have Brandon Thatch vs. Stephen Thompson, which will now headline UFC Fight Night Colorado on February 14th. Thatch...

Jan 18, 2015 1:23 pm

Jose Aldo Predicts Conor McGregor Will Defeat Dennis Siver

Ahead of UFC Fight Night Boston, Megan Olivi spoke to UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo to discuss who he thinks will win between Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver, and whether or not he believes McGregor deserves the hype. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jan 18, 2015 1:15 pm

Mickey Ward: ‘McGregor Would Be A Good Boxer’

Ahead of UFC Fight Night Boston, legendary boxer Mickey Ward spoke about Conor McGregor’s potential as a boxer, and why he believes ‘Notorious’ would be a good boxer. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jan 18, 2015 1:01 pm

McGregor On Jones Failed Drug Test: “I Hope He Gets Help”

Since news broke that Jon Jones had tested positive for the primary metabolite in cocaine, the MMA world has been abuzz with fighters, fans, and former fighters giving their thoughts on the failed drug test. Conor McGregor is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night Boston bout tonight against Dennis Siver, leading up to the...

Jan 18, 2015 1:00 pm

Melendez: ‘McGregor Is Absolutely Not The #1 Contender’

Gilbert Melendez is fresh off his UFC 181 loss to Anthony Pettis, but found some time to join the crew at Fox Sports to discuss tonight’s UFC Fight Night Boston. Melendez believes that Frankie Edgar, not Conor McGregor is the rightful #1 contender. His words: “He’s absolutely not the No. 1 contender in my opinion....

Jan 18, 2015 12:53 pm

UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Siver Results Thread

If you are unable to catch UFC Fight Night Boston, you can get the live results from the event here. Main Card (Fox Sports 1): Conor McGregor def. Dennis Siver by way of TKO (Strikes) 1:54 of Round 2 Donald Cerrone def. Ben Henderson by way of Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Uriah Hall def....

Jan 18, 2015 12:42 pm

Dillashaw vs. Barao 2 Set For UFC 186 Main Event

The UFC has officially announced the main event for UFC 186 on April 25th. TJ Dillashaw will be defending his bantamweight strap from the very man he defeated to win it, Renan Barao. Dillashaw defeated Barao back at UFC 173 in May of 2014 to become the bantamweight champion, upsetting Barao, who was a heavy...

Jan 18, 2015 12:37 pm

UFC Announces MacDonald vs. Lombard As Co-Main Event For UFC 186

Could this card get any better? The UFC has announced that on top of an already stacked UFC 186 card that includes Bisping vs. Dollaway, and Rampage vs. Maldonado, Rory MacDonald will square off with Hector Lombard in the co-main event. MacDonald will be looking to build on his 3-fight win streak that has seen...

Jan 18, 2015 12:11 pm

Rampage vs. Maldonado Set For UFC 186

The UFC has continued to waste no time when it comes to adding bouts to an already stacked UFC 186 card, which picked up Bisping vs. Dollaway, and Cote vs. Riggs recently. The card, which goes down April 25th from Montreal, will also play host to

Jan 18, 2015 12:07 pm

UFC Announces 4 Bouts For UFC 186, Including Bisping vs. Dollaway

It was announced recently that the UFC would be heading to Montreal for UFC 186 on April 25th. Following the announcement, the UFC wasted no time in adding bouts to the card, which UFC President Dana White announced on SportsCenter. First up, on the main card we have Michael Bisping vs. CB Dollaway. The bout...

Jan 18, 2015 11:02 am

Jon Jones: ‘I Am Not A Cocaine Addict’

Earlier today we reported that Jon Jones first interview following news of his failed drug test breaking would air on Fox Sports 1 on Monday at 8 p.m. PT (11 p.m. ET) (See that HERE). In the preview of the interview, Jones explains that he isn’t a cocaine addict, and isn’t even a frequent user....

Jan 18, 2015 10:03 am

Shields On Palhares: ‘His Knee Is Mine’

Jake Shields scored a quick 1st round submission win last night over Brian Foster in the main event of WSOF 17. The win made Shields the #1 contender in the WSOF’s welterweight division, earning him the opportunity to challenge Rousimar Palhares for the welterweight strap. Shields spoke after the bout about why he isn’t afraid...

Jan 18, 2015 9:44 am

UFC Fight Night Boston: Embedded Vlog – Ep. 5

Ahead of UFC Fight Night Boston tonight, catch up with headliners Conor McGregor, and Dennis Siver, as well as co-headliners Benson Henderson, and Donald Cerrone with UFC Fight Night Boston, Embedded episode 5. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jan 18, 2015 9:43 am

Jon Jones First Interview Following Failed Drug Test To Air Monday On Fox Sports 1

Since failing a random pre-fight drug test ahead of his UFC 182 win over Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones has not spoken to media members regarding the test. FOX Sports sent out the following press release regarding the interview. On Monday night’s FOX SPORTS LIVE, host Charissa Thompson sits down in an exclusive 1 on 1...