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Oct 25, 2014 9:48 pm

UFC 179 Results: Aldo Retains Title Against Mendes in FOTN Performance

Both fighters’ striking looked fluid in the opening moments of the fight. Mendes’ hands were fast and attacked from different angles, allowing him to catch Aldo off guard several times. Aldo’s attack was just as impressive, but he was able to land the leg kicks which forced Mendes to constantly change his stance. Each fighter...

Oct 25, 2014 8:55 pm

UFC 179 Results: Davis Easily Gets Judges’ Decision Over Teixeira

Phil Davis executed his gameplan perfectly in this bout. Just when it looked like Teixeira was gaining momentum and was about to land some combinations, Davis would circle away and shoot for a takedown. He often landed the takedown from the side which allowed Davis to take Teixeira’s back. Teixeira was often unable to make...

Oct 25, 2014 8:26 pm

UFC 179 Results: Maldonado TKOs Stringer in Round 2

Fabio Maldonado revived the Brazilian crowd with his victory against Hans Stringer! This was the first finish of the pay-per-view portion of “UFC 179”. Maldonado was facing some trouble in the opening round of the fight as he could not gain any momentum. Stringer tried to wrestle his way to victory as he wanted no...

Oct 25, 2014 8:05 pm

UFC 179 Results: Elkins Defeats Martins in Uneventful Bout

Darren Elkins did everything in his power to avoid getting hit by Lucas Martins and it payed off: He picked up the unanimous decision victory. Martins unloaded on Elkins whenever there was distance between the two. Unfortunately for him, Elkins made sure there was often little to no room between them as he clinched and...


Oct 25, 2014 7:36 pm

UFC 179 Results: Dariush Rides Out Decision Win Over Ferreira

Beneil Dariush and Diego Ferreira kicked off “UFC 179” with a rather uneventful bout. Neither fighter landed anything decisive, but Dariush was able to control the action just enough to pull off a unanimous decision win. Dariush smothered Ferreira and was able to take him down a number of times to pick up some momentum....

Oct 25, 2014 6:55 pm

UFC 179 Results: Magny Gets 5th Win of 2014 with Victory Over Macario

Neil Magny earned his fifth victory of the year with his technical knockout win against William Macario. This was the final preliminary fight of the night on Fox Sports 1. Macario was in full control of the first round and outstruck Magny. Magny was patient in his approach, however, and stuck to his strategy which...

Oct 25, 2014 6:23 pm

UFC 179 Results: Cabral Forces Kotani to Tap Out in Round 2

Cabral utilized his grappling skills to grab a victory on his home soil tonight in Brazil. This was the co-main event of the Fox Sports 1 preliminary portion of “UFC 179”. Cabral’s first fight at lightweight tonight went as smooth as butter. He was able to outwork Kotani for most of the fight and eventually...

Oct 25, 2014 5:49 pm

UFC 179 Results: Reis Dominates Jorgensen, Wins by way of Submission

Wilson Reis brought the Brazilian crowd to life with his first round submission win on Fox Sports 1 tonight. Reis “kicked” things off with a devestating body kick that took the wind out of Jorgensen. Reis recognized he was in pain and shot for the takedown. Reis started raining down punches then transitioned to side...

Oct 25, 2014 5:36 pm

UFC 179 Results: Fili Works Arantes and Earns Decision Win

Andre Fili and Felipe Arantes kicked off the Fox Sports 1 preliminary portion of “UFC 179” with a competitive featherweight bout. Fili was looking to prove he deserves to be in the “Top 10” of his division and with his victory tonight he will be on his way. “Touchy” Fili looked to be in a...

Oct 25, 2014 4:44 pm

UFC 179 Results: Burns Submits Giagos with Armbar in Round 1

Gilbert Burns remains undefeated in his mixed martial arts career! He locked up tonight’s victory with only three seconds remaining in the first round. The UFC Fight Pass Preliminary portion of “UFC 179” concluded with a lightweight bout between jiu-jitsu ace Gilbert Burns and Christo Giagos. The bout was closely contested but once it went...

Oct 25, 2014 4:18 pm

UFC 179 Results: Martin Traps Camoes In Kimura, Earns 1st Round Win

Tony Martin kicked off UFC 179 with a big submission victory in enemy territory! Martin took Camoes down and eventually transitioned into side control. He was patient and methodical in his transitions and when Camoes’ arm presented itself, he latched on to it and worked for a kimura. From side control, Martin cranked the kimura...

Oct 25, 2014 1:11 pm

‘UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II’ Official Results Thread

“UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II” goes down tonight, live on pay-per-view from the Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. If you cannot make tonight’s event, or are just looking to get caught up on results, you’ve come to the right place. Here they are: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 7 p.m. PT) Jose Aldo def....

Oct 25, 2014 12:58 pm

Watch Tonight’s UFC 179 Post-Fight Press Conference Live on BJPENN.COM

Shortly after tonight’s UFC 179 main event, fight fans are invited to come back here for our live viewing of tonight’s UFC 179 post-fight press conference. The event is closed to the public so after the fights, come back here to get all the post-fight news you can handle.

Oct 25, 2014 12:33 pm

REPLAY! Highlights From Bellator 130

Emanuel Newton defended his Light Heavyweight Championship with a fifth round finish, while Bobby Lashley, Marloes Coenen and Dave Jansen also notched wins in the Bellator cage.

Oct 25, 2014 5:04 am

Lauzon: ‘Injuries Suck’

Joe Lauzon, was recently forced out of his UFC 180 bout against Diego Sanchez, leaving many fans disappointed for missing out on what had the makings of a ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate. Lauzon explained his reason for backing out from the fight on a blog post for his own website, JoeLauzon.com. I have been...

Oct 25, 2014 5:03 am

UFC Exec: ‘We did the best we could in Cung Le Situation’

Still reeling from the blowback of suspending Cung Le for a year, and then un-suspending him, the UFC has been put on the defensive when it comes to defending themselves. UFC senior executive vice president and chief operating officer Lawrence Epstein stated in an interview with the LA Times that he wasn’t happy with the...

Oct 25, 2014 5:02 am

Dillashaw Blasts Aldo For Lack Of Fan Interest, Fighting Style

As Jose Aldo gears up to defend his title against Chad Mendes tomorrow night at UFC 179 in Brazil, another chapter in the feud between Team Alpha Male, and Nova Uniao was formed. Urijah Faber’s Team Alpha Male (TAM) was win-less against Nova Uniao until May, when Dillashaw dethroned Renan Barao from Nova Uniao. After...

Oct 24, 2014 8:18 pm

‘Bellator 130’ Results: Newton Submits Vassell in Round 5, Retains Title

Emanuel Newton made his second Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship defense tonight at “Bellator 130” and it was a successful one. He submitted Linton Vassell in the fifth round to retain his title. Linton Vassell was a fitting challenger, however. He controlled the first and second rounds and threatened to finish the fight multiple times. Throughout...

Oct 24, 2014 7:23 pm

‘Bellator 130’ Results: Lashley Easily Defeats Etherington in Under 2 Minutes

Bobby Lashley remains undefeated in the octagon with a victory over Karl Etherington! The win came by way of TKO in the first round. Etherington had Lashley pressed up against the fence and attempted a judo-throw. The throw did not go as planned, however, as Etherington got tripped up and was the only one on...

Oct 24, 2014 7:05 pm

‘Bellator 130’ Results: Coenen Submits Bucci in Bellator Debut

Marloes Coenen made her Bellator debut tonight at “Bellator 130” and put on a dominating performance against Annalisa Bucci Coenen was dominant in her performance in rounds one and two, but her offense lacked that “fight threatening” feel. Walking into the final round, it felt as if she was simply going to ride out a...

Oct 24, 2014 6:35 pm

‘Bellator 130’ Results: Jansen Chops Hawn Down with Leg Kicks

Rick Hawn and Dave Jansen pulled the curtain on tonight’s broadcast of “Bellator 130” on Spike TV. The fight was not as exciting as most of the preliminary bouts as neither fighter really found a comfortable striking distance. The crowd voiced their disapproval due to the lack of action, but Hawn and Jansen put on...

Oct 24, 2014 6:26 pm

‘Bellator 130: Newton vs. Vassell’ Official Results

Tonight, Bellator 130 is LIVE from Kansas Star Arena in Mulvane, Kansas! If you do not have access to Spike TV, follow us here for up to the minute results on tonight’s fights. Emanuel Newton def. Linton Vassell by way of Submission (RNC) :47 of Round 5 Bobby Lashley def. Karl Etherington by way of...

Oct 24, 2014 6:25 pm

McGregor: ‘Siver Fight Just To Stay Sharp And Get Rich’

It was announced earlier today that Conor McGregor would be fighting Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 59 in January as the main event in Boston. McGregor did a Q&A before the UFC 179 weigh-ins with the hostile Brazilian crowd, who even chanted death threats at McGregor, but the Notorious one was unwavering. His words:...

Oct 24, 2014 6:13 pm

Vitor Belfort, New Ad, New Body?

Many fans have questioned what Vitor Belfort will look like when he finally steps into the Octagon against Chris Weidman for the middleweight title without TRT. BSN posted the following photo of an advertisement with Belfort for their Syntha-6 supplement line, and many have taken notice, and even criticized Belfort’s smaller size. What do you...

Oct 24, 2014 5:49 pm

Jacare agrees To Fight This Guy, But Only On One Condition

Top ranked UFC middleweight Jacare Souza is widely believed to be the #1 contender to Chris Weidman’s UFC strap after Vitor Belfort gets his crack at the champ in 2015. However, UFC President Dana White stated that after Souza beat Gegard Mousasi, he would likely still need one more fight before getting a title shot....

Oct 24, 2014 5:02 pm

Mendes: ‘I’m going to whoop McGregor’s A** Next’

The feud between Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes has continued to evolve. Earlier this week when face to face on a video chat, Mendes asked McGregor if he knew what wrestling is, to which McGregor replied “I can rest my balls on your forehead” (Watch the exchange HERE). When asked at the UFC 179 media...