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Jun 15, 2014 8:23 pm

Arlovski ‘Feels Really Horrible’ About UFC 174 Performance

“Honestly, I felt and I still feel really horrible. I’m glad Dana White isn’t here because he’s probably so pissed at me. He gave me a great opportunity, and I didn’t like my performance, my fight, tonight.” During Saturday’s post-fight press conference, main card winner Andrei Arlovski explained his frustration with himself over the poor...

Jun 15, 2014 8:14 pm

Dana White: ‘The Schaub vs. Arlovski Fight Sucked

“I think everyone would agree that fight sucked. That fight was horrible. Do you know who lost in that fight? The fans. The fans lost in that fight. …I made a big mistake putting that on the main card that should be on the prelims.” The return of Andrei Arlovski didn’t go as well as...

Jun 15, 2014 11:57 am

Schaub Pissed Over Arlovski Loss, Here’s The Scorecards

“There has to be some sort of major change with these judges. I have no idea what they’re doing, but clearly they weren’t paying attention to the fight. I know Andrei’s a big star, and maybe they were swayed by the fans’ reaction. Look at the punch stats and statistics, then tell me that he...

Jun 15, 2014 11:49 am

Rory Ready For Title Shot But Doesn’t Want To Sit Idle

“It’s not that I don’t want the title shot. I want it to be clear: I want that. But I respect the decision that there are two guys ahead of me that have been promised it, but if that fight is a stinker, I’m ready to step in. I like to fight. If I wait...


Jun 15, 2014 11:34 am

White Says John Dodson Makes Most Sense For Demetrious Johnson

“Dodson makes the most sense. Dodson is the man. I thought that fight was awesome. They are two of the fastest guys in the business; both technically sound. I like that fight. I’m not saying that is the next fight we are doing but I like it.” Demetrious Johnson doesn’t have many challenges. He has...

Jun 15, 2014 11:30 am

Firas Zahabi: ‘GSP Motivated For Return, Rory Deserves Title Shot

“I think [GSP will return]. I think there’s a lot of fire left in him. Especially since he got injured, he’s more motivated than ever. He’s was just about to start sparring again before he got injured. I think there’s a lot of martial arts left in him.” GSP head coach, Firas Zahabi, discussed the...

Jun 15, 2014 11:22 am

Rory MacDonald Not Interested In Being A Superstar

“I want them to like me, but I don’t want to be a superstar. I just like to fight and hopefully I’ll be a dominant champion and represent Canada well. I think this is probably my best performance of my career so far. I’ve got to watch the tape, but the feeling I have right...

Jun 14, 2014 9:53 pm

UFC 174 Results: Johnson Retains Title with Decision Win Against Baganitonov

Demetrious Johnson proved to be one of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s most impressive fighters after his performance tonight. The fight may not have played out like the viewers wanted it to, but Johnson picked up the victory with minimal damage and that’s intelligent fighting. Despite giving the center of the octagon to Baganitonov, Johnson still...

Jun 14, 2014 9:04 pm

UFC 174 Results: MacDonald Earns Unanimous Decision Win Against Woodley

Rory MacDonald put on the most impressive performance of the pay-per-view portion of “UFC 174” in his performance against Tyron Woodley. #2 Rory MacDonald will likely wait on the sidelines to challenge the welterweight champion in the future. Woodley started off the fight impressively, but exhaustion slowly consumed whatever power and strategy he had as...

Jun 14, 2014 8:31 pm

UFC 174 Results: Bader Dominates Cavalcante In Slow Fight, Gets Decision Win

Light heavyweight Ryan Bader needed a victory tonight over Rafael Cavalcante to gain some momentum in such a stacked division. It was not that entertaining, but Bader locked up the easy victory in a one-sided performance. When Cavalcante went into his corner between rounds, his team informed him that Bader was fighting for points. They...

Jun 14, 2014 8:04 pm

UFC 174 Results: Arlovski Upsets Schaub with Controversial Decision Win

Heavyweight Andrei Arlovski made his return to the octagon tonight against ‘Big Brown’ Brendan Schaub. A victory over #14 ranked Schaub will likely get Arlovski a spot in the Top 15. The opening round was slow-paced as both men respected each others power. Arlovski looked for the clinch against the cage often, wanting to drain...

Jun 14, 2014 7:30 pm

UFC 174 Results: St Preux Breaks Jimmo’s Arm, Fight Ends In Round 2

Ryan Jimmo and Ovince St. Preux kicked off tonight’s “UFC 174” with an odd finish. Jimmo claimed the middle of the octagon early and waited for St. Preux to strike. St. Preux hung back and waited for Jimmo to attack so he could counter and this led to a lack of action until the middle...

Jun 14, 2014 6:48 pm

UFC 174 Results: Kunimoto Forces Sarafian to Tap Out in Round 1

Kiichi Kunimoto and Daniel Sarafian headlined the preliminary portion of “UFC 174” which aired on FX. Kunimoto made quick work of his opponent tonight, gaining his sixth MMA victory in a row. After a short scramble, Kunimoto got the back of Sarafian and it was obvious he was in trouble right away. Kunimoto locked the...

Jun 14, 2014 6:30 pm

UFC 174 Results: Letourneau Defeats Phillips, Earns Split Decision Win

Bantamweights Valerie Letourneau and Elizabeth Phillips met in the octagon tonight and slugged it out for fifteen full minutes. Phillips cracked Letourneau with a lunging right hand that landed just below the left eye early on in the first round. Immediately after absorbing the punch, Letourneau reached for her face and winced in pain. Her...

Jun 14, 2014 5:58 pm

UFC 174 Results: Jabouin Hands Easton His Fourth Straight Loss

Unraked Yves Jabouin made his presence known tonight in his performance against #8 Mike Easton. This was the second bout of the preliminary portion of “UFC 174” and aired on FX. After suffering three losses in a row, Easton wanted to make a statement with a knockout win and prove that he belongs in the...

Jun 14, 2014 5:35 pm

UFC 174 Results: Bang Sends Johnson Crashing to the Mat, Picks up KO Win

Tae Hyun Bang and Kajan Johnson kicked off the preliminary portion of the card on FX with an exciting lightweight bout that ended in a brutal knockout. Kajan Johnson was fighting well while standing, but he often left his left hand hanging low which left him susceptible to Bang’s right hooks. This was a recipe...

Jun 14, 2014 4:50 pm

UFC 174 Results: Tanaka Bloodies Delorme and Gets Unanimous Decision Win

Michinori Tanaka is just one of the many judokas making their presence known in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The likes of Hector Lombard and Ronda Rousey are drawing these students of judo to the octagon and when elite, their fights are extremely one sided. Roland Delorme could not figure out Michinori Tanaka’s game at all...

Jun 14, 2014 4:19 pm

UFC 174 Results: Saggo Finishes Shockley with Three Seconds Left in Round 1

Jason Saggo kicked off “UFC 174” with a dominant first round finish. Both Jason Saggo and Josh Shockley made their UFC debuts tonight in front of those in attendance at the Rogers Arena on the “UFC Fight Pass” preliminary portion of the card. Saggo took the fight to the ground immediately and established his superiority....

Jun 14, 2014 1:44 pm

Michael Chandler to Get Title Shot Over Will Brooks?

Despite the fact that Bellator Interim Champion Will Brooks just earned a decision win over former champion Michael Chandler, it appears that it could be Chandler, not Brooks, who is getting the next shot at Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez hinted at this on twitter today, saying “I tried my best Big homie Your boss ain’t having it...