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Nov 22, 2015 10:00 am

Twitter reacts to Magny’s split decision victory over Gastelum at UFC Fight Night 78

Kelvin Gastelum had been training for weeks to face fan-favorite Matt Brown in a welterweight matchup for the main-event of “UFC Fight Night 78”. The mixed martial arts gods struck again when Brown fell victim to injury and was forced to pull out of the main-event. Rather than scrap the fight altogether, Neil Magny threw...

Nov 16, 2015 2:43 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Ronda Rousey Drops out of Top 10 P4P

“UFC 193” has come and gone and the official UFC rankings have been updated! Some major changes were made as big names made major drops and a familiar face pops back up in the light heavyweight division. Ronda Rousey’s devastating loss to now-champion Holly Holm may not have caused a major drop for her in...

Nov 15, 2015 4:22 pm

Twitter reacts to Ronda Rousey’s brutal KO loss to Holly Holm

The main event of “UFC 193” will surely be talked about for months to come and could go down in mixed martial arts history as one of the greatest upsets to ever take place. A confident Ronda Rousey was prepared to step into the octagon and attempt to defend her UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship once...

Nov 8, 2015 6:41 am

Twitter reacts to Vitor Belfort’s KO of Dan Henderson at UFC Fight Night 77

Vitor Belfort made his way back into the winning column at “UFC Fight Night 77” when he stepped into the octagon with Dan Henderson for the third time. The two first met at PRIDE 32 where Henderson got the best of Belfort, then again several years later where the Brazilian scored an amazing headkick knockout....


Nov 8, 2015 6:28 am

Twitter reacts to Glover Teixeira’s TKO of Patrick Cummins

Glover Teixeira is on a mission to erase his losses to former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones and Phil Davis by going on another impressive winning streak. Teixeira’s performance at “UFC Fight Night 77” against Patrick Cummins surely aided him in his mission because he looked like an absolute monster before picking up the...

Oct 4, 2015 10:01 am

UFC Fighters React To D.C. vs. Gustafsson Decision

Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson went to war in one of the best championship fights of the year! The two warriors left it all in the octagon for the right to become the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. Cormier set the pace for an exciting fight when he executed a vicious slam on Gustafsson from at...

Oct 1, 2015 8:42 am

USADA Releases UFC Test Numbers –– Rousey Tops The List

The United States Anti-Doping Agency, the third-party organization that now oversees all drug testing for the UFC, recently released a list showing all the fighters they’ve tested so far, and how many times they’ve been tested. Who topped the list? UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who has been tested 5 times since the start of...

Oct 1, 2015 5:06 am

After UFC Win, Josh Barnett Might Never Fight Again

This past weekend, UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett defeated Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night: Japan in a five round battle. Barnett looked incredible in the fight, keeping a super fast pace and pressuring Nelson for a the majority of the fight, clinching and landing big strikes often. Right after the fight everyone started talking about...

Sep 28, 2015 2:36 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Barnett and Hall make major jumps

UFC Fight Night 75 is in the books and some major changes were made to the official UFC rankings! Uriah Hall wasn’t even ranked in the top fifteen walking into Japan, but he catapulted himself into the top ten with his spinning kick/flying knee knockout against Gegard Mousasi. Check out what other changes were made...

Sep 27, 2015 10:47 am

WATCH! Barnett ‘not satisfied’ with unanimous decision victory

Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson duked it out in the main-event of “UFC Fight Night 75” and “The Warmaster” put on a striking clinic. Whether it was from a distance or within the clinch, Barnett blasted Nelson with enough shots to easily pick up the win by way of unanimous decision. Of course, Nelson landed...

Sep 27, 2015 8:30 am

Uriah Hall: ‘I’m back to being me: smooth and cool’

“UFC Fight Night 75” was an event built around the head coaches and students of “Road to UFC: Japan”. While Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson both dished out some punishment in the card’s main event, it was Uriah Hall who stole the show at the Saitama Super Arena. Gegard Mousasi was originally supposed to square...

Sep 27, 2015 1:00 am

REPLAY! Josh Barnett’s Post Fight In-Octagon Interview (Full)

Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson left it all in the octagon at “UFC Fight Night 75” as the heavyweights went twenty-five minutes. Nelson refused to get finished by Barnett’s catch-wrestling skills and Barnett was able to avoid “Big Country’s” big bombs long enough to pull off a unanimous decision victory. Check out Barnett’s full post...

Sep 26, 2015 10:20 pm

REPLAY! ‘UFC Fight Night: Japan’ Post-Fight Press Conference

UFC Fight Night: Japan takes place Saturday night, with the prelims starting at 8PM ET on FS2 and the main card airing on FS1 at 10PM ET. The night will conclude with a heavyweight scrap in the main event, between Roy Nelson and Josh Barnett. Both fighters are looking for a big win, after both...

Sep 26, 2015 2:59 pm

‘UFC Fight Night: Japan’ Results

UFC Fight Night: Japan goes down on Saturday night at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan and will feature a big heavyweight scrap in the main event, with Roy Nelson and Josh Barnett fighting to get back in the win column, after both losing their last fights. In the co-main event we’ll get to...

Sep 26, 2015 12:01 am

What Happens When Two UFC Fighters Take On A Sumo Champion? –– WATCH NOW!

UFC Fight Night: Japan goes down tonight with heavyweights Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson set to headline. However, it was two of the UFC’s lighter weight fighters who took on a sumo champion. Flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson and Cub Swanson tried their best to move the sumo wrestler, but they failed big tim. Swanson posted...

Sep 25, 2015 8:38 pm

STAREDOWNS! ‘UFC Fight Night: Japan’ Edition

UFC Fight Night: Japan goes down on Saturday night and the main event is something that has lots of fans excited. It’s never a good idea to blink during a heavyweight fight because of the power they bring into the cage. That is even more true in this fight, with Roy Nelson and Josh Barnett...

Sep 25, 2015 8:30 pm

‘UFC Fight Night: Japan’ Weigh-In Results –– 1 Fighter Misses Weight

On Saturday night, live on FS1 and FS2, the UFC goes to Japan for its latest Fight Night event. The heavyweights will scrap in the main event when Josh Barnett takes on Roy Nelson. In the co-main Uriah Hall will step up in competition and take on veteran Gegard Mousasi. Also on the main card...

Sep 25, 2015 7:44 am

Weekly Dana White Instagram Roundup

Here’s your weekly Dana White Instagram roundup. The UFC president didn’t post a ton this week, aside from the ‘clip of the days.’ He also posted a few promotional things for this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night Japan, featuring a heavyweight main event between Roy Nelson and Josh Barnett. In the co-main it will be flashy...

Sep 23, 2015 12:46 pm

Late Injuries Shake Up This Weekends UFC Japan Fights

A proposed bantamweight bout between Norifumi Yamamoto (18-6 MMA) and Matt Hobar (9-3 MMA) has been scratched from this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 75 event in Japan, this after both fighters suffered undisclosed injuries in training. UFC.com reported the news earlier today. As a result, the fight card, which takes place at Japan’s Saitama Super...

Sep 23, 2015 4:50 am

Josh Barnett On Fedor: ‘I Knew He Was Not Going To Go To The UFC’

UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett will face off with Roy Nelson this Saturday in Japan. Just this past Saturday we found out that another MMA heavyweight will be headlining a big card in Japan. Yes during Bellator ‘Dynamite’ it was announced that Fedor Emelianenko would be returning from retirement and headlining a New Years Eve event...

Sep 23, 2015 3:42 am

Josh Barnett’s Favorite Pride Fight –– WATCH!

UFC heavyweight contender Josh Barnett (33-7 MMA) will fight in Japan for the first time since 2010 this weekend, when he squares off with Roy Nelson (20-11 MMA) in the headlining bout of UFC Fight Night 75. Barnett became a superstar in Japan while fighting under the PRIDE banner, posting a record of 6-3 with...

Sep 21, 2015 7:33 pm

Booking Roundup: “Kid” Yamamoto gets a new opponent for “UFC Fight Night 75”!

Less than a week away from his big return to Japan, Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto finally found his new opponent! Check out all of the latest fight announcements in this week’s edition of “Booking Roundup”! UFC Fight Night 75 (Saitama, Japan) Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto has finally found a new opponent after Matt Hobar was forced to...

Sep 21, 2015 5:34 am

“UFC Fight Night: Japan” card finalized with 11 fights

Josh Barnett is set to make his triumphant return to Japan this weekend as UFC comes back to Japan! “The War Master” and “Big Country” Roy Nelson will clash in the main-event of the card which is set to take place in the Saitama Super Arena. Barnett has not fought in the octagon since his...

Sep 20, 2015 4:21 pm

Josh Barnett: ‘I’m one of the best fighters in the world’

Josh Barnett is less than a week away from making his return to the “Land of the Rising Sun” where he will clash with fellow heavyweight Roy “Big Country” Nelson. The fight will take place at “UFC Fight Night 75” in the Saitama Super Arena. Barnett has not graced the octagon with his presence since...

Sep 20, 2015 7:35 am

UFC and Bellator fighters react to the return of Fedor Emelianenko

Diehard fans of mixed martial arts who have been dreaming of watching Fedor Emelianenko throw down in the octagon let out a collective groan when it was announced he would be fighting in a new Japan-based promotion on New Years Eve. On the bright side, “The Last Emperor” will be returning to the “Land of...