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Apr 18, 2016 1:52 pm

Eddie Alvarez on UFC title shot: “This one will get me emotional”

Last week, UFC officials announced that former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez (27-4 MMA) would be the next man to challenge current UFC lightweight title holder Rafael dos Anjos. Alvarez joined Ariel Helwani on today’s edition of The MMA Hour where he discussed a number of topics, including how getting the call to fight for a...

Apr 18, 2016 1:18 pm

Georges St-Pierre: ‘I’m in the best shape of my life’

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has not made any official announcement regarding a return to fighting in the Octagon but has revealed that he is in negotiations with the UFC on fighting once again. “I don’t know 100 percent,” St-Pierre said to Ariel Helwani on Monday’s episode of the MMA Hour. “We are training...

Apr 17, 2016 11:44 am

UFC issues statement on Diego Brandao’s strip club assault charges

News surfaced late Saturday evening that UFC featherweight Diego Brandao had been arrested and charged with aggravated battery and 3 counts of aggravated assault according to ABQJournal. Brandao was involved in a verbal dispute with a DJ at a strip club called ‘Knockouts’. Brandao left the club, and was later denied re-entry due to the...

Apr 17, 2016 11:19 am

Video | Khabib wants title shot next, not Tony Ferguson

Khabib Nurmagomedov improved his undefeated record to 23-0 last night in Tampa, this by defeating Darrell Horcher via TKO on the evenings main card. “The Eagle” spoke with MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani after the fight where he stated that he wants a title shot next against “RDA” next, not Tony Ferguson. Do you think Khabib deserves...

Apr 16, 2016 9:29 pm

Diego Brandao arrested after hitting strip club employee with gun

News surfaced late Saturday evening that UFC featherweight Diego Brandao had been arrested and charged with aggravated battery and 3 counts of aggravated assault according to ABQJournal. Brandao was involved in a verbal dispute with a DJ at a strip club called ‘Knockouts’. Brandao left the club, and was later denied re-entry due to the...

Apr 16, 2016 7:49 pm

Twitter reacts to Glover Teixeira’s KO win over Rashad Evans

In the main event of UFC on FOX 19, Glover Teixeira showed his superhuman knockout power as he knocked Rashad Evans out cold in the 1st round of their headlining bout. Teixeira then proceeded to call out Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson for a #1 contender scrap. Immediately following the KO, fighters took to Twitter to react...

Apr 16, 2016 7:32 pm

Tony Ferguson unimpressed by Khabib Nurmagomedov’s win

On the main card of UFC on FOX 19, Khabib Nurmagomedov made his impressive return to the Octagon after two years away from the sport. ‘The Eagle’ faced UFC newcomer Darrell Horcher after Tony ‘El Cucuy’ Ferguson was forced out of the fight nearly a week before fight night. After Nurmagomedov’s win over Horcher, Ferguson...

Apr 16, 2016 7:27 pm

VIDEO | John Dodson blitzes Manny Gamburyan, wins via TKO

UFC Tampa Results:John Dodson def. Manny Gamburyan via TKO, at 0:47 of round 1 pic.twitter.com/sNyKOWrhrB — Combat Nation (@combatnationmma) April 16, 2016 On the UFC Fight Pass Preliminary Card of UFC on FOX 19, John Dodson made his emphatic return to the UFC’s bantamweight division as he stopped Manny Gamburyan with strikes in under a...

Apr 16, 2016 7:19 pm

Glover Teixeira calls out Anthony Johnson after 1st round KO win

In the main event of UFC on FOX 19, Glover Teixeira cemented his place in the top of the UFC’s light heavyweight division as he knocked out former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans in the 1st round of their main event scrap. Following the bout, Teixeira politely called out top ranked UFC light heavyweight...

Apr 16, 2016 7:05 pm

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov dominates Darrell Horcher

It was a one sided beatdown as Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Darrell Horcher via 2nd round TKO on the main card of UFC on FOX 19. With tonight’s win, Nurmagomedov extended his professional MMA record to 24-0 after being sidelined for two years. The story of Nurmagomedov vs. Horcer. Slam, mount, smash! #UFCTampa https://t.co/cpCUFWw6Dv — FOX...

Apr 16, 2016 7:02 pm

UFC on FOX 19 Results: Glover Teixeira KO’s Rashad Evans

A key light heavyweight bout between former title challenger Glover Teixeira (25-4 MMA) and former champion Rashad Evans (19-5-1 MMA) headlined tonight’s UFC on FOX 19 event in Tampa, Florida. Round one begins and Glover is immediately pressing the action. He clinches with Rashad. The fighters break. Teixeira lands a left hand and then a...

Apr 16, 2016 6:40 pm

UFC on FOX 19 Results: Rose Namajunas defeats Tecia Torres via decision

A key women’s strawweight bout between Rose Namajunas (5-2 MMA) and Tecia Torres (7-1 MMA) served as the co-main event for tonight’s UFC on FOX 19 card in Tampa. Round one begins and Rose lands a short left. Front kick attempt misses for Namajunas but she connects with a follow-up leg kick. Nice kick lands...