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Nov 22, 2014 5:14 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Arreola Submits Edwards in 1st Round with Armbar!

Akbarh Arreola redeemed himself after losing his UFC debut in July by submitting Yves Edwards in just one round. Arreola set the hold up with a beautiful combination which caught Edwards completely off-guard. Arreola lunged towards Edwards and landed a right cross that sent Edwards tumbling to the mat in slow-motion. The fact that he...

Nov 22, 2014 4:56 pm

Metamoris 5 Results: MacDonald and Torres Go Full 20 Minutes

Social media and mixed martial arts fans around the world blew up when it was announced that UFC star Rory MacDonald would be featured on tonight’s Metamoris card. His opponent, Jonathan Torres, is known for his accomplishments as a gi-grappler. However, he recently has been on a tear in no-gi competition most recently winning the...

Nov 22, 2014 4:55 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: VanZant Defeats Curran in FOTN Contest

Paige VanZant went through hell to make it to the octagon and she made it all worth it with a victory over Kailin Curran. Curran showed great resiliency in all three rounds of action and their clash of styles led to what should be a Fight of the Night contender. VanZant was accepted as a...

Nov 22, 2014 4:21 pm

Metamoris 5 Results: Shields and Satoshi Battle to a Draw in Secret Bout

This bout between Jake Shields and Roberto Satoshi was not advertised for the card as it was kept a surprise for those who purchased the PPV feed or tickets to the event. The interesting part about this match is that Shields and Satoshi knew that they were fighting on “Metamoris 5”, but they would not...

Nov 22, 2014 4:15 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Choi TKOs Puig in Just 18 Seconds!

There’s no better way to kick off a UFC event than with a technical knockout! Choi and Puig met in the middle of the octagon ready to bang for this featherweight contest. Puig tried to control where the fight was going by claiming the middle of the octagon. Choi feigned a left hand and caught...

Nov 22, 2014 3:35 pm

Metamoris 5 Results: Simoes and Cornelius Grapple to a Draw

Keenan Cornelius and Yuri Simoes put on a fantastic performance on the Metamoris mat in the third grappling match of the evening. Both Cornelius and Simoes played out fantastic strategies, but it was Cornelius who fired off the most submission attempts. Even though Cornelius possessed more attempts, it was Simoes who came the closest to...

Nov 22, 2014 2:56 pm

Metamoris 5 Results: Magalhaes Controls Diniz In a Draw

Switching gears from the previous bout, Magalhaes and Diniz had a slower paced fight with a long feeling out process. Neither man was in an offensive position until Magalhaes pulled guard ten minutes in. Before Magalhaes pulled guard, he was purely playing the defensive game while Diniz tried to get into a position where he...

Nov 22, 2014 2:27 pm

Metamoris 5 Results: Tonon Submits Maxwell with a Brutal Heel Hook

Zak Maxwell and Garry Tonon kicked off the event with a fast paced match. Both Maxwell and Tonon went for submissions right away, but it seemed like Tonon got the best of Maxwell when it came to positioning and attempting submissions. Maxwell escaped a handful of submissions including a wrist-lock kimura and a few heel...

Nov 22, 2014 1:15 pm

King Mo to Tito Ortiz: “Tito, just be a man”

Following his Bellator 131 win over Joe Vedepo, King Mo stated that he would like to fight Tito Ortiz next, who notched a win over Stephan Bonnar in the main event of the card. Ortiz told King Mo to ‘get in line’, and left it at that. Shortly after the fight, the pair engaged in...

Nov 22, 2014 1:04 pm

Matt Wiman explains two year absence from the UFC

Heading into tonight’s UFC Fight Night 57, many fans have wondered where Matt Wiman has been for the last two years. Wiman, a UFC vet of 14 fights with a 9-5 record under the UFC banner, hasn’t been in the Octagon since January of 2013, nearly two years ago, when he lost to TJ Grant....

Nov 22, 2014 12:53 pm

“UFC FN 57: Edgar vs. Swanson” Live Results

Welcome to Texas, ya’ll! UFC Fight Night 57 is airing live from Austin, Texas and the event will kick off with Fight Pass preliminary bouts at 7:00 PM ET. Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson will duke it out in the main event on Fox Sports 1! Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for live results of this...

Nov 22, 2014 12:34 pm

“Metamoris 5: Sakuraba vs. Gracie” Live Results

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu’s premier promotion, Metamoris, kicks off their fifth event from California at 5:00 PM EST! California’s Long Beach Convention Center will play host to today’s event that features six grappling matches. UFC’s Rory MacDonald will be battling Jonathan Torres in the co-main event. The headliner is a match that has been fourteen years...

Nov 22, 2014 11:49 am

Barboza targeting rematch against Cerrone

Edson Barboza, who is preparing to fight Bobby Green in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 57 tonight in Austin Texas, still wants a rematch against Donald Cerrone. The bout between Barboza and Cerrone was one hardcore fight fans were drooling over, a matchup between two elite strikers. In the first round Barboza was...

Nov 22, 2014 11:43 am

Rousey wants Holly Holm after Zingano

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is currently gearing up for her UFC 184 title defense against Cat Zingano, but is already looking forward to more potential opponents. She spoke to AXS TV about who she wants to fight next. “Gina is not in the UFC right now. She’s off making a movie. Cyborg, I...

Nov 22, 2014 11:38 am

Swanson on Fight Night 57 fight week isolation in Texas

Leading up to UFC Fight Night 57 tonight, Cub Swanson explained that he and the other fighters were being kept almost an hour away from the venue where they will be fighting. The Horseshoe Bay where the fighters are being kept is apparently in a remote area of Texas, without many people, but with a...

Nov 22, 2014 11:31 am

Edgar: “If people are doubting me, they’re wrong”

Frankie Edgar is currently gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 57 bout against Cub Swanson tonight in Austin Texas. Leading up to the bout, Cub Swanson has been promised a title shot from the UFC if he is able to defeat Edgar, something Edgar wants to take from him. He spoke to MMAJunkie Radio....

Nov 22, 2014 11:18 am

JT Torres planning MMA debut “One day soon”

Elite level grappler JT Torres, who will grapple against Rory MacDonald tonight at Metamoris 5. Leading up to the match, there has been much talk of Torres eventually making the transition over to MMA, something he also discussed with BJPENN.com Radio earlier this month. Torres spoke to MMAFighting to discuss his desire to eventually transition...

Nov 22, 2014 11:14 am

Algieri’s coach: “Pacquiao should never be at this weight”

Tonight, Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri will fight for the WBA super lightweight belt in Macau. Leading up to the bout, it has been stated that Algieri will walk into the ring with an approximate 15 pound weight advantage over Pacquiao, given that he will put the weight on after yesterday’s weigh in. Chris Algieri’s...

Nov 22, 2014 7:58 am

Nick Diaz on DUI: ‘I’m not Lodi PD’s favorite’

Earlier this year, Nick Diaz was charged with DUI, and obstruction of justice for attempting to make himself throw up after the Lodi PD asked him to take a breathalyzer test. While fans feared Diaz bout with Anderson Silva at UFC 184 may be in jeopardy, the bout wasn’t cancelled, and will go down January...

Nov 22, 2014 7:54 am

Rickson Gracie denies potential return to MMA or JiuJitsu

MMA veteran and JiuJitsu legend Rickson Gracie who maintains that he is undefeated, and has never lost an MMA bout, grappling match, or ever been submitted in the gym, has ruled out a potential return to competition. The soon to be 56 year old has been retired for some time, and revealed to MMAFighting that...