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Nov 16, 2014 9:52 am

REPLAY! Branch Finishes Okami In The Fourth Round

Last night at WSOF 15, David Branch successfully defended his WSOF middleweight championship against former UFC fighter Yushin Okami via TKO in the fourth round. Check out the fight highlights: Your browser does not support iframes. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Nov 16, 2014 9:44 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Tito Ortiz Win Over Stephan Bonnar

Last night at Bellator 131, Tito Ortiz defeated Stephan Bonnar via decision in a highly anticipated matchup. MMA pros, and celebrities took to Twitter to react to the bout. Below are some reactions from notable viewers on Twitter. It's main event time! @titoortiz vs. @StephanBonnar is next on @SpikeTV! #Bellator131 — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA)...

Nov 16, 2014 9:42 am

Fabricio Werdum Celebrates With His Team Backstage

Following his impressive KO win over Mark Hunt at UFC 180, Fabricio Werdum headed backstage to celebrate with his team. Check it out: Post by Rubens "Cobrinha" Charles. Can’t see this post? Click HERE. Catch the highlights from Werdum’s KO win over Hunt HERE. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Nov 16, 2014 9:36 am

UFC Announces ‘TUF Latin America 2’

Last night, following an action-packed UFC 180, UFC Senior Vice President of International Development and General Manager of Latin America, Jaime Pollack announced that the UFC was planning TUF Latin America 2. “Right now, we’re looking at all weight classes. We always do. Tryouts start to happen after we get registrations so matchmakers can get...

Nov 16, 2014 9:16 am

PHOTO | Gruesome Aftermath Of Leslie Smith’s Ruptured Ear – GRAPHIC

Last night, at UFC 180, Jessica Eye landed a hook on Leslie Smith. Not only did the hook land clean, it also ruptured Smith’s cauliflower ear, ultimately forcing the ringside doctor to call the bout (Watch that HERE). Armbar Nation, Ronda Rousey’s official fan club took to Facebook with a graphic photo of Smith’s ear...

Nov 16, 2014 9:08 am

White Clarifies Comments About Stripping Velasquez Of Championship

UFC President Dana White caught heat from critics earlier this week when news surfaced that White was allegedly contemplating stripping UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez of his belt if the champ is unable to fight before March (Read about that HERE). White clarified his comments last night at FOX Sports post-fight show last night after...

Nov 16, 2014 8:49 am

REPLAY! Kenny Florian Breaks Down Werdum’s Win Over Hunt

Last night in the main event of UFC 180, Fabricio Werdum shocked the world as he KO’d Mark Hunt with a perfectly placed knee. While many fans expected Werdum to use his grappling to submit Hunt, Werdum proved his standup skills as he KO’d Hunt, who is an elite level kickboxer. Kenny Florian broke down...

Nov 15, 2014 10:12 pm

UFC 180 Bonus Report: Werdum and Gastelum Take Home Extra $50,000

Fight of the Night: Henry Briones vs. Guido Cannetti It is rare that preliminary fighters take home bonus money, but Cannetti and Briones both deserved it with their performance on UFC Fight Pass. Briones was close to being stopped in the opening round as he took two serious body shots from Cannetti. However, be persevered...

Nov 15, 2014 9:16 pm

Bellator 131 Results: Ortiz Dominates Bonnar In Bellator Main Event

The build up to Stephan Bonnar and Tito Ortiz’s light heavyweight fight may have seemed a little odd, but their fight certainly lived up to the hype. They duked it out in the middle of the cage tonight with the crowd solidly behind Tito Ortiz. Bonnar, as promised, was cut open and laughed through it....

Nov 15, 2014 8:52 pm

UFC 180 Results: Werdum KOs Hunt and Wins Heavyweight Title!

Fabricio Werdum picked up the win tonight against Mark Hunt by way of knockout and is now the UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion! Hunt was calm in his defeat and despite suffering knockouts in his last two losses, he seems prepared to jump right back on the horse. Hunt seemed to be on his way to...

Nov 15, 2014 8:32 pm

Bellator 131 Results: Brooks Stuns Chandler and Wins Lightweight Title!

There is just something about Michael Chandler title fights that just screams “TRILOGY”. His bout tonight with Will Brooks was one of the most exciting lightweight title fights in the history of Bellator and it showed that Brooks initial victory was not a fluke. The first round was simply a feeling out process. Due to...

Nov 15, 2014 8:20 pm

UFC 180 Results: Gastelum Gets 1st Round Win Over Ellenberger

Kelvin Gastelum controlled every aspect of the fight and dominated Jake Ellenberger. Ellenberger seemed to be one step behind Gastelum every step of the way and it made Gastelum look like a superstar. There was a moment in the first round where Ellenberger cracked Gastelum with a couple solid punches, but Gastelum was unfazed by...

Nov 15, 2014 7:59 pm

UFC 180 Results: Lamas Traps Bermudez in Guillotine, Gets 1st Round Win

Ricardo Lamas walked into the octagon as the underdog and walked out with his hands raised! After the two jockeyed for positioning, Lamas dropped Bermudez with a straight left jab. Bermudez landed on his bum, but postured up in a seated position. Lamas leapt onto Bermudez’s neck with the precision of a sharpshooter and trapped...

Nov 15, 2014 7:43 pm

UFC 180 Results: Montano Punishes Heatherly, Picks Up Round 1 TKO Win

Augusto Montano was pretty stiff to open up the fight, but once he loosened up Chris Heatherly had no chance at surviving. Montano landed a knee to the body of Heatherly toward the end of the first round and you could see he was banged up by it. Heatherly doubled over in pain and relied...

Nov 15, 2014 7:34 pm

UFC 180 Results: Urbina Makes Garcia Tap Out in Round 1

Edgar Garcia and Hector Urbina kicked off the PPV portion of “UFC 180”. Urbina walked into the octagon looking calm, cool and collected. As soon as the bout started, his demeanor did not change and he was loose from the start, firing off devastating leg kicks. The strikes would not last long as Garcia was...

Nov 15, 2014 7:33 pm

REPLAY! Schilling Turns Out The Lights On Manhoef

The hits from Bellator 131 keep on coming. Joe Schilling went through a tough first-round, but early on in the second he found his mark, and put Manhoef to sleep! Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Nov 15, 2014 7:28 pm

Bellator 131 Results: Schilling Sends Manhoef Crashing to the Canvas in Round 2

This bout could have possibly taken place at “GLORY 17: Last Man Standing” earlier this year. Both Schilling and Manhoef competed in the one night kickboxing tournament, but Manhoef would lose in the quarterfinals. Schilling, however, made it to the finals only to lose to Artem Levin. This bout was strike heavy and may as...

Nov 15, 2014 7:07 pm

UFC 180 Results: Rodriguez Earns Decision Win Over Morales

Leonardo Morales and Yair Rodriguez put on one of the most entertaining “Ultimate Fighter” tournament finals matches in a long time. The bout was scrappy, back and forth, and showed that both fighters have a lot of heart. Rodriguez showed impressive submission transitions in the second round. While Morales was flat on the mat, Rodriguez...

Nov 15, 2014 7:00 pm

Bellator 131 Results: Richman KOs Phan in Round 1

Richman ended this one QUICK! Richman caught Phan off guard with a simple left hook. Phan fell to his bum and tried to get back up to his feet, it almost looked as if he had slipped. However, once he got back to his feet he wobbled around and Richman proceeded to clobber him with...

Nov 15, 2014 6:35 pm

Bellator 131 Results: Lawal Dominates Vedepo, Earns TKO Win

The fight played out exactly how experts said it would: Lawal dominating Vedepo in every aspect. Rounds one and two kicked off with immediate takedowns from Lawal, to which Vedepo had no chance of stopping. Every single time Vedepo tried to get back to his feet, Lawal would grab a leg push him up against...