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Sep 7, 2014 7:57 am

Ratings Report: UFC/Bellator Go Head-To-Head, Here’s The Numbers

The UFC scheduled an event on the same night, in the same town, as Bellator did. UFC Fight Night 50 and Bellator 123 went head to head on Friday night. Here are the preliminary ratings for each event. UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare vs. Mousasi had a .54 rating for its main card, which aired...

Sep 7, 2014 7:38 am

QUICK TWITT: UFC Fighters React To Rothwell’s K.O. Of Overeem

On Friday night fight fans saw Ben Rothwell knock out Alistair Overeem in the first round of their UFC Fight Night 50 bout. After the bout, talk increased of people’s desire to see Overeem drop to light heavyweight. Here’s what UFC fighters had to say about the finish, and Ben Rothwell’s celebratory dance. Ochiiiies! #UFCFightNight...

Sep 6, 2014 11:23 pm

Coker & Chou Bring Magic Back To Friday Night Fights with Bellator 123

Friday September 5th was an amazing night to be a fan of mixed martial arts. On an evening that played host to over twenty MMA fights between the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Bellator, the biggest winners were backstage at Bellator in Connecticut. Bellator President Scott Coker and matchmaker Rich Chou brought an amazing night of...

Sep 5, 2014 7:08 pm

Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar Brawl in the Cage at Bellator 123

In between fights at tonight’s “Bellator 123” event, Bellator President Scott Coker announced that on Saturday November 15th, MMA Hall of Famers Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar will duke it out in Bellator! Bonnar and Ortiz met in the middle of the cage and Bonnar was given an open microphone and proceeded to tear Ortiz...

Sep 5, 2014 6:45 pm

Bellator 123 Results: King Mo Clobbers Jacoby in Round 2, Earns TKO Win

Muhammed Lawal is back to his winning ways inside the Bellator cage with his TKO victory against Dustin Jacoby tonight at Bellator 123. As expected, wrestling standout King Mo took striker Dustin Jacoby down to the mat and tried to soften him up with ground-and-pound. Jacoby worked off his back and eventually made it back...

Sep 5, 2014 6:14 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Iaquinta Finishes Damm in Third Round

Al Iaquinta def. Rodrigo Damm by way of TKO (Strikes) 2:41 of Round 3 Al Iaquinta finally got the elusive finish he has been looking for his entire UFC career. He showed off his versatility when he changed levels in his striking and kept Rodrigo Damm guessing. Iaquinta spent the majority of the first round...

Sep 5, 2014 6:08 pm

Bellator 123 Results: McCrory Brutally TKOs Ward in 21 Seconds

Tamdan McCrory picked up the quickest victory of the night on tonight’s main card with his first round knockout. McCrory was backed up against the fence for a quick second but caught Ward with a punch that made him back up and wobble. McCrory continued to press forward and dropped him with a seven-punch combination...

Sep 5, 2014 5:54 pm

Bellator 123 Results: Lashley Makes Burns Tap Out in Second Round

Bobby Lashley’s Bellator debut was as big of a success as he could have hoped for, earning a stoppage in the second round against Josh Burns It was clear that Josh Burns and Bobby Lashley were nowhere near the likes of Cheick Kongo in terms of skill inside the cage, but it was an attraction...

Sep 5, 2014 5:45 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Natal Earns Close Split Decision Win Over Camozzi

Rafael Natal def. Chris Camozzi by way of Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Chris Camozzi’s streak of bad luck continued as he suffered his fourth consecutive loss inside the octagon. Camozzi put on a better performance tonight than he has in his past fights, but Rafael Natal’s early technicality and superior strategy aided him in...

Sep 5, 2014 5:20 pm

Bellator 123 Results: Kongo Easily Submits Johnson in First Round

Cheick Kongo picked up his second stoppage in a row tonight against veteran Lavar Johnson. Johnson stated “This can be a short fight if Cheick Kongo cooperates”, and Kongo refused to cooperate. Kongo ducked and dodged all of Johnson’s wild punches until Johnson eventually overthrew to the point where he fell down. Kongo hopped on...

Sep 5, 2014 5:07 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Beal Outlasts Matsuda and Picks Up Decision Victory

Chris Beal def. Tateki Matsuda by way of Unanimous Decision (29,28, 29-28, 30-27) Chris Beal utilized his conditioning to outlast newcomer Tateki Matsuda on his way to a unanimous decision victory. Both fighters showed rays of brilliance throughout the fight, but it was Tateki Matsuda who impressed the most. He may not have walked out...

Sep 5, 2014 4:35 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Skelly Defeats Soriano, Picks Up 2nd Win in 13 Days

Chas Skelly def. Sean Soriano by way of Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Thirteen days after his first octagon victory, Chas Skelly volunteered to face Sean Soriano after Andre Fili was forced to pull out of the fight. Tonight, Skelly and Soriano kicked off “UFC Fight Night 50” with their featherweight bout and it was...

Sep 5, 2014 2:59 pm

UFC Fight Night 50: Souza vs. Mousasi’ Official Results

As part of tonight’s MMA double-header, UFC Fight Night 50 goes down from the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Conn. If you can’t make tonight’s event, or just need to get caught up on results, you’re in the right place. RESULTS: MAIN CARD: (Fox Sports 1) Ronaldo Souza def. Gegard Mousasi by way of Submission (Guillotine)...

Sep 5, 2014 12:30 pm

Chael Sonnen On The Evolution Of His Gangster

“I got hit with a PED charge and a criminal charge in the same month. The whole ‘silly me’ defense is a pretty good one. When you go, ‘Listen, I didn’t know. I didn’t know the rules.’ That works. That’s a good, solid defense. One time. I needed it twice in the same month. So...

Sep 5, 2014 11:54 am

Salary Report: Rafael dos Anjos Out-Earns Benson Henderson For 1st Round K.O.

Last week’s UFC Fight Night 49 event saw former UFC lightweight champ, Benson Henderson fall to the vicious onslaught of Rafael dos Anjos. The event took place from Oklahoma’s BOK Center. The full disclosed fighter pay-outs, as confirmed by the Oklahoma Athletic Commission are as follows: Main Card (FOX Sports 1) Rafael dos Anjos ($38,000...

Sep 5, 2014 10:28 am

Ratings Report: UFC 177 Prelims are Lowest in FS1 History with 436,000

The viewer numbers for the UFC 177 prelims are officially out and they are definitely not the best. The UFC 177 prelims brought in a total of 436,000 viewers on Fox Sports 1, which is down about 49 percent from the stations average of 859,000. Previously, the lowest recorded views for FS1 were with the...

Sep 5, 2014 10:12 am

I ACCEPT! Mir Agrees To Trilogy Bout With Nogueira

Former UFC heavyweight champion, Frank Mir has delivered two dominant performances over MMA Legend Antonio Rodrigo ‘Big Nog” Nogueira, and he’s o.k. with a third. In a recent interview with the Brazilian Press Mir explained: “I know that Nogueira wants to have his last fight against me. I have no problem accepting this bout but...

Sep 5, 2014 5:32 am

Christy Mack Donating Funds Raised For Her

Nearly $100,000.00 was raised for Christy Mack, the alleged victim of a vicious attack by MMA’s War Machine. And now, the adult-film actress plans on donating those funds to a charity that helps battered women. She discussed the decision via social media: This is the only fundraiser that I am involved with and that I...

Sep 4, 2014 5:52 pm

Beltran: ‘I’m The Most Entertaining Mother F***er There Is At 205″ – Exclusive

The boys over at BJPenn.com Radio caught up with Bellator title-contender Joey Beltran this past weekend. Beltran is currently preparing for his light heavyweight title fight on September 12th when he’ll take on Emmanuel Newton at Bellator 124. Beltran shared his thoughts on the upcoming title fight and explained why his new-found confidence is going...

Sep 4, 2014 3:59 pm

Bellator 123 Official Weigh-In Results – All Make Weight

As part of tomorrow night’s MMA Double-Header, Bellator MMA hits Connecticut with “Bellator 123: Curran vs. Freire”. All fighters made their contracted weight, making tomorrow night’s stacked event official. Here’s the results: MAIN CARD: (Spike TV, 8 p.m. ET) Champ Pat Curran (144.75) vs. Patricio Freire (145) – for featherweight title Dustin Jacoby (203.75) vs....

Sep 4, 2014 1:57 pm

HE’S BACK! Sonnen Books New Broadcasting Gig Alongside WWE Legend

Two consummate performers in WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross and recently retired UFC superstar Chael Sonnen have teamed up to form what is bound to be one of the most memorable commentary teams in sports entertainment history, and will call the world-class Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) action on the LIVE pay-per-view telecast of BattleGrounds...

Sep 4, 2014 12:34 pm

Randy Couture Added To ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Season 19 Cast

Former UFC heavyweight and light-heavyweight champion Randy “The Natural” Couture will be trading in his gloves for dancing shoes as part of the cast of, popular hit TV show, “Dancing with the Stars”. NJ.com has the scoop: The cast of season 19 of “Dancing with the Stars” was revealed this morning on “Good Morning America”...