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Feb 17, 2014 9:58 am

.gif | Machida Snags Hat From Fight Night 36 Thief

Lyoto Machida won two battles last Saturday night on FOX Sports 1. Not only did the former UFC light-heavyweight champion take on and defeat one of his toughest opponents to date in Gegard Mousasi, he also successfully regained his hat during his Fight Night 36 walk-out. This rarely happens. Check it: (Footage comes via Saturday’s...

Feb 17, 2014 9:57 am

What Grease? – Andy Ogle Fires Back At Oliveira’s Slick Allegations

Opening last weekend’s UFC Fight Night 36 main card action was a featherweight bout between Andy Ogle and Charles Oliveira. Though the Brazilian won via submission in round 3, he still accused his British opponent of greasing in their bout. Ogle took to his Facebook page to refute those allegations: “So charles says he thought...

Feb 17, 2014 9:32 am

Lyoto Machida: ‘I deserve the title shot’

“I don’t know what happened. I did some kicking and he defended with his knee. I don’t know if I broke my foot. I didn’t think about my foot during the fight, I just tried to keep my focus on the fight. He’s a tough opponent. But he kept his hand down. I saw I...

Feb 17, 2014 9:12 am

Mousasi: ‘Machida Was Always One Step Ahead’

Rhythm always helps, but I felt good in the fight. I don’t think [ring rust played a factor]. He was always a step ahead. I just couldn’t get started. I don’t know about the scoring. Maybe I had one round, maybe two…” Following his unanimous decision loss to Lyoto Machida last weekend, Gegard Mousasi told...

Feb 15, 2014 10:31 pm

Fight Night 36 Results: Machida Gets Unanimous Decision Win Over Mousasi

Lyoto Machida and Gegard Mousasi’s fight in the main-event may not have lived up to expectations, but the striking was impressive nonetheless. Lyoto Machida took control of the first three rounds with his elite striking skills. While Mousasi did control the center of the octagon, Machida nullified that by bum-rushing Mousasi with punches and knees....

Feb 15, 2014 9:33 pm

Fight Night 36 Results: Souza Dominates Carmont en route to Decision Win

The ground game of Jacare Souza won him the decision victory. Francis Carmont got taken down early on in the first round and it all looked to be going downhill for him from there. Souza transitioned right to back control and locked in a body triangle. Carmont defended the rear naked choke for nearly five...

Feb 15, 2014 8:55 pm

Fight Night 36 Results: Silva KOs Sato in 1st Round

Erick Silva brought the crowd back to life after this performance. Silva landed a body shot that forced Takenori Sato to clutch on a leg, praying for a takedown. Silva stayed standing and delivered a handful of shots to the head and body of Sato. Sato continued to hold on to the leg of his...

Feb 15, 2014 7:27 pm

Fight Night 36 Results: Proctor Batters Marcello in 3rd Round, Earns Decision Win

Seventh decision in a row. This may have been the most competitive fight on the preliminary card, but that’s not saying much. Joe Proctor went for a guillotine choke twice in the first round and Marcello was able to escape twice. Marcello tried to answer with a submission of his own and almost forced Proctor...

Feb 15, 2014 7:06 pm

Fight Night 36 Results: Damm Defeats Jorge in Sixth Straight Decision

Lucky for the UFC, they haven’t charged anyone for UFC Fight Pass yet so fans cannot complain about wasting their money on a sixth straight decision. The fight had a slow pace and was even until Damm and Jorge exchanged eye pokes in the second round. The traded eye pokes seemed to had upset both...

Feb 15, 2014 5:58 pm

Fight Night 36 Results: Arantes Picks Up Unanimous Decision Win Over Blanco

Felipe Arantes and Maximo Blanco put on a heart-felt display in the third bout of the night. Both Arantes and Blanco showed no restraint in throwing dangerous strikes. Arantes allowed Maximo to control the octagon, but he was aggressive in his counters. He ate strikes to dish them out, and it paid off at the...

Feb 15, 2014 5:27 pm

Fight Night 36 Results: Alcantara Outperforms Tumenov Throughout Decision Win

The first round between Alcantara and Tumenov was extremely close. It looked like Tumenov was running away with the fight after he was pounding his fists into the face of Alcantara, but Alcantara displayed amazing jiu-jitsu defense and got back to his feet where he started to take control of the fight. He secured a...

Feb 15, 2014 5:01 pm

Fight Night 36 Results: Tukhugov Earns Unanimous Decision Win Over Andrade

Silva de Andrade and Zubair Tuhugov had the honors of kicking off this evening’s action in the octagon. After an even first round, Tuhugov started to take control of the action. He secured a takedown at the end of the first round that likely won it for him. From there, Andrade seemed to be cautious...

Feb 15, 2014 9:32 am

‘UFC Fight Night 36: Machida vs. Mousasi’ Main Card Play-By-Play & Live Results

Tonight from the Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil, the Ultimate Fighting Championship brings us, ‘UFC Fight Night 36: Machida vs. Mousasi’. As always, BJPENN.COM will be providing live coverage of tonight’s event with this blow-by-blow and round-by-round play-by-play thread. Catch all the action with us right here when the main card...

Feb 15, 2014 9:23 am

UFC Fight Night 36 Live Preliminary Card Results

If you don’t have access to UFC Fight Pass, or are just behind on tonight’s preliminary card event, you’re in the right place. BJPENN.COM will be providing live results from Brazil’s UFC Fight Night 36 event going down from the Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil. If you’re looking for main card...

Feb 15, 2014 9:14 am

Mousasi: “At middleweight, I don’t see anyone that I cannot beat”

“He’s a smart fighter. He lures you in, and even though he doesn’t do a whole lot, what he does, he does well. I just have to be calm and not get irritated. The stand-up I’m not worried about. I will do just fine there, and on the ground also. I just have to fight...

Feb 15, 2014 9:07 am

Guida vs. Kawajiri Booked for UFC Fight Night 39 In Abu Dhabi

A featherweight bout between Clay Guida and Tatsuya Kawajiri has been added to the UFC’s upcoming return to Abu Dhabi. Some outlets are reporting that this bout is to take place at lightweight, however BJPENN.COM confirmed that both fighters will stay inside the UFC’s 145-pound division and face off as featherweight’s. Fight Night 39 is...

Feb 15, 2014 8:51 am

UFC Vets Modafferi & Morgan Among Latest Invicta FC Signees

Invicta Fighting Championships has announced the signing of fifteen women’s Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) athletes to the Kansas City based promotion. The fifteen new athletes are spread across all five of the current weight classes in the women’s world championship MMA promotion and represent the next chapter in the history of Women’s MMA. Since the...

Feb 14, 2014 5:27 pm

QUICK TWITT | Ben Askren Fires Off At Dana Over Signing Cummins For Cormier Co-Main

When former Bellator welterweight champion, Ben Askren, became a free agent, the UFC didn’t even make him an offer to test his skills against the world’s best. Forced to go to Asia’s OneFC, Askren is now taking issue with the recent signing of Pat Cummins. Cummins is a 4-0 light-heavyweight wrestling prospect and will serve...

Feb 14, 2014 5:12 pm

Dana Tells Reporters To Give Him Names Of Cheating Fighters

Yesterday’s media event wasn’t all about Chris Cyborg and Alistair Overeem. The topic of Performance Enhancing Drugs, drummed up an emotional response from UFC President Dana White. Kevin Iole of Yahoo!Sports gave a recount of the discussion: Give me a name, he demanded, and I’ll test them today, or don’t ever say it to me...