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Dec 7, 2014 8:51 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov calls out Anthony Pettis at post-fight press conference

At the UFC 181 post-fight press conference last night. Undefeated fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov was in attendance, where he called out lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. “Nobody had finished Meldendez before, and now, the UFC needs to give me my title shot. Benson Henderson lost, Eddie Alvarez lost, Pettis beat Donald Cerrone, Pettis beat Melendez, (and) I...

Dec 7, 2014 8:50 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to UFC signing CM Punk

During the broadcast of UFC 181, it was announced that the UFC had signed former WWE champion CM Punk, real name Phil Brooks, to a contract, and that he would be making his MMA, and UFC debut sometime soon. Below is a compilation of fighter reactions to the signing. @ufc sign a fake wrestler, but...

Dec 7, 2014 8:43 am

Dana White: Lawler vs. Hendricks 3 “Wouldn’t be a bad idea”

Last night at UFC 181, fight fans saw Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler battle it out for 5 rounds. In the end, the judges gave Lawler the nod, and the welterweight title. With the series tied with 1 win Lawler, 1 win Hendricks, many fans began calling for a trilogy bout. UFC President Dana White...

Dec 7, 2014 8:27 am

Pettis: “The best revenge is massive success”

In the co-main event of UFC 181 last night, Anthony Pettis made his return to the Octagon, where he submitted Gilbert Melendez in the second round of their title fight. At the post-fight press conference, Pettis spoke about what it was like to get the win after spending nearly 15 months on the sidelines, and...

Dec 6, 2014 11:18 pm

Urijah Faber on CM Punk: I’m a Big Fan!

Phil Brooks, formerly known as CM Punk in the WWE, has signed a contract for the UFC! He will be fighting in the octagon, but details on his debut have yet to be revealed. Urijah Faber was asked if he was bitter about someone like CM Punk getting with the UFC, Faber spoke his mind...

Dec 6, 2014 11:08 pm

Anthony Pettis: I’m Injury Free, Give Me Khabib!

Anthony Pettis spent a long time away from the octagon and he wants to get right back in there after his victory over Gilbert Melendez tonight at UFC 181. At the post fight press conference, Pettis was asked if he was willing to fight #2 ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov. His response was quick and positive...

Dec 6, 2014 11:03 pm

Faber discusses eye poke

Urijah Faber has never been known to be a dirty fighter and tonight’s bout does not make him one. However, it is unfortunate that an eye poke from Faber favored him to the point where he used it to set up and trap Francisco Rivera in a rear naked choke. During the post fight press...

Dec 6, 2014 11:02 pm

UFC 181 post-fight bonuses: Pettis brothers, Samman, and Hobar earn $50,000

The UFC announced the post-fight bonuses from UFC 181 at the post-fight press conference. Fight of the night went to: Sergio Pettis vs. Matt Hobar Performance of the night: Josh Samman Performance of the night: Anthony Pettis Everyone mentioned above earned $50,000 for their performances.

Dec 6, 2014 10:57 pm

Hendricks: I Didn’t Fight, Look at Rounds 4 & 5

Johny Hendricks lost his UFC Welterweight Championship to Robbie Lawler at UFC 181 and he confessed one of his downfalls during the post fight press conference. “I didn’t fight! Look at rounds four and five.” Hendricks is referencing the fact that he tried to wrestle his way to a victory in the last two rounds...

Dec 6, 2014 10:48 pm

PHOTO | Scorecard from Hendricks vs. Lawler 2

In the main event of UFC 181, Robbie Lawler scored the split decision win over Johny Hendricks in a close bout. The decision saw Lawler crowned the champ with two judges giving him the nod. Below is the scorecard from the bout. (via MMAMania) Who did you have winning the fight? Sound off below!

Dec 6, 2014 10:23 pm

REPLAY! Faber submits Rivera in the 2nd

In the main event of the preliminary card of UFC 181, Urijah Faber submitted Francisco Rivera via rear naked choke. Catch the highlights below:

Dec 6, 2014 10:02 pm

CM Punk speaks regarding UFC signing

During UFC 181, it was announced that CM Punk had been signed to a UFC contract. Shortly after, the UFC posted this video on their Facebook of CM Punk, real name Phillip Brooks, live at the event. Post by UFC. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE)

Dec 6, 2014 9:37 pm

UFC 181 Results: New Champion! Lawler Dethrones Hendricks with Decision Win!

We have a new UFC Welterweight Champion and his name is Robbie Lawler! Hendricks spent the majority of the first and second rounds working the body and legs of Lawler. Lawler shrugged off four of Hendricks’ takedown attempts before getting taken down, but the damage was already done to his gas tank. By the time...

Dec 6, 2014 8:44 pm

UFC 181 Results: Pettis Retains Belt! Submits Melendez in Round 2

Gilbert Melendez did a fantastic job at closing the distance in the first round, not allowing Pettis to throw any of his unorthodox strikes. Pettis’ offense was limited in the first five minutes and Melendez implemented his gameplan wonderfully. He took Pettis down twice and dug into his body with brutal body shots. As the...

Dec 6, 2014 8:16 pm

UFC 181 Results: Browne Flattens and TKOs Schaub in First Round

Another knockout! The majority of the fight saw Brendan Schaub and Travis Browne fight for positioning. Browne clearly wanted to keep the fight standing which is geared toward his knockout power whereas Schaub wanted to tie things up and drain the gas tank of his opponent. Schaub was having issues getting inside a comfortable striking...

Dec 6, 2014 7:47 pm

UFC 181 Results Duffee KOs Hamilton in 33 Seconds

Todd Duffee and his right hand are back in the Ultimate Fighting Championship! The fight quickly turned into a scuffle and Duffee came out on top. Duffee landed a right cross right on the temple of Hamilton and he was sent falling to the mat. After Hamilton faceplanted, Duffee got an extra two or three...