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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 22, 2015 9:44 am

“Canelo” Alvarez and Miguel Cotto embrace after twelve round fight

Miguel Cotto vs Saul "Canelo" Alvarez #CottoCanelo #CottoCanelo Champions Forever pic.twitter.com/xNKMveZBXa — ZombieProphet (@ZProphet_MMA) November 22, 2015 While “UFC Fight Night 78” was airing live from Mexico, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Miguel Cotto battled for middleweight supremacy. With mega-star Floyd “Money” Mayweather on the sidelines due to retirement, boxing is looking for the next big...

Nov 22, 2015 9:23 am

UFC FN 78 Reebok Payout: Magny and Gastelum make combined $15,000 in sponsorships

“UFC Fight Night 78” is in the books and Reebok has shelled out their sponsorship money for the thirteen fight card. $130,000 was dispersed between twenty-six fighters with veterans Diego Sanchez and Scott Jorgensen topping the report. This is NOT a full payout report for the paychecks they earned for their fights in the octagon....

Nov 22, 2015 8:17 am

UFC middleweight is against Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort rematch

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s middleweight division is about to receive a major shakeup if all the stars align correctly. Anderson Silva’s return to the octagon may be against Vitor Belfort at UFC 197, according to a recent report. Belfort currently ranks in the top-five of the weight class and a loss to Silva could cause...

Nov 22, 2015 8:15 am

Cejudo gives conditions for fighting for UFC championship in Vegas

Henry Cejudo extended his undefeated record this past weekend when he picked up a split decision win over Jussier Formiga in Monterrey Mexico. UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson was on hand for the fight, because the winner of the bout would likely be his next opponent. Following the win, it has been assumed that Cejudo...

Nov 21, 2015 9:24 pm

UFC FN 78 results: Henry Cejudo wins via decision

Henry Cejudo extended his undefeated record tonight on the main card of UFC Fight Night 78 by defeating Jussier Formiga via decision. With tonight’s win Cejudo extends his professional MMA record to 10=0. It is important to note that UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson was in attendance at the event, and will likely be Cejudo’s...

Nov 21, 2015 7:43 pm

UFC FN 78 Results: Perez vs Lapilus “What Happened is Magical.”

By Joe “JD” David   To close out tonights wild night of prelim fighting was the Erik Perez vs Taylor Lapilus fight. The Jackson MMA product needing a win to bounce back after a loss to Bryan Caraway last summer on a UFC Fight Night card. “Goyito” a Mexican mixed martial artist had his hands...

Nov 21, 2015 5:49 pm

UFC FN 78 Results: Fili Keeps Prelim Knockout Streaks Alive

By Joe “JD” David   Andre Fili pressed when he needed to and placed a well timed head kick before the end of the first round. Gabriel Benitez (18-5-0) has never fought outside his home country of Mexico in his UFC career(2-0), and will be trying to make it three straight wins Saturday night. Standing...

Nov 21, 2015 5:29 pm

UFC FN 78 Results: Herrera Gets The Job Done With Precision

It took 30 seconds into the fight for Herrera to earn his check. “Fighting in the UFC is a dream come true,” Herrera said. “The Mexican people gave me so much energy. Facing Vernon was really hard because we are such good friends, but that is how it goes in this sport.” A well-placed pair...

Nov 21, 2015 4:28 pm

UFC FN 78 Results: Lazaro vs. Prazeres

Round 1 – Lazaro opens with a kick to the legs, and Prazeres misses high. Leg kicks traded. Lazaro trying to use his jab from range. Prazeres tries to rush in, but can’t get his hand on his opponent. Prazeres with a slapping kick to the leg. Lazaro stumbles his opponent a bit with more leg...

Nov 21, 2015 2:25 pm

“Scarface” Vows to Get Snitch!

By Joe “JD” David Rumors tend to get out of control when “all eyes” are on you, going into what some analysts and spectators alike view as one of the largest UFC fights to date. Jose Aldo Jr was a “no show” due to a rib injury in July, two weeks before fight night. The X-factor?...

Nov 21, 2015 12:17 pm

Enter The Octagon: Rogan Breaks it Down

  By Joe “JD” David   “I want to prove to me, I want to to prove to the world, I want to prove to the UFC that I belong on the top.” Kelvin Gastelum said. UFC commentator Joe Rogan breaks down and previews the main event for Fight Night Monterrey Headliner: Magny vs Gastelum....

Nov 21, 2015 9:22 am

FAIL! Best worst flying armbars of all time

Courtesy of Hello Japan – The best worst flying armbars ever! #BJJ #MMA #Grappling Posted by Attack The Back on Thursday, November 19, 2015 When a flying armbar is successfully executed, it’s one of the coolest moves in grappling. When it goes wrong…well you can see what happens above!

Nov 21, 2015 9:11 am

PHOTO | Amy Schumer preparing for potential Holm fight

Following Holly Holm’s UFC 193 win over Ronda Rousey, several people began making jokes that the newly crowned champion looks like comedian Amy Schumer. Holm even got in on the joke and congratulated Schumer on winning the UFC championship on Twitter. This resulted in Schumer posting a photo to Instagram of herself in boxing gloves...

Nov 21, 2015 9:05 am

On This Day: Jose Aldo promoted to UFC featherweight champion

On this day 5 years ago, the UFC promoted Jose Aldo from the WEC champion to the inaugural UFC featherweight champion. Aldo has gone on to defend the title 7 times, and has remained the only UFC featherweight champion. He will look to defend his championship once more at UFC 194 when he fights Conor...

Nov 21, 2015 8:41 am

Mayhem Miller puts out open invitation to join him on Thanksgiving

Say what you want about Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller, but a recent Tweet of his certainly shows his good nature. Miller has had his fair share of legal issues in the past, most recently allegedly assaulting police officers last month. While he hasn’t fought since 2012, Miller hasn’t ruled out an eventual return to MMA. In...

Nov 21, 2015 8:04 am

Holm breaks silence on Rousey rematch

Since Holly Holm dominated Ronda Rousey last Saturday at UFC 193, there has been much talk of a potential rematch. While some believe that an immediate rematch makes no sense because Holm’s win was so one-sided, others believe that Rousey deserves a rematch because of her dominance up until this point. Newly crowned UFC women’s...

Nov 21, 2015 7:42 am

PHOTO | Jedrzejczyk’s corner reacts to Holm’s KO of Rousey

Earlier this week the UFC published a video that included live reactions from Rousey and Holm’s families to their UFC 193 bout. Now, MMAJunkie reporter Chamatkar Sandhu has posted a photo of Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s corner reacting to the loss. Check it out: More reaction image's keep surfacing. Here's Joanna Jędrzejczyk and team reacting to Holm...

Nov 21, 2015 7:35 am

MUST SEE! Live reactions from Rousey & Holm’s families to UFC 193 KO

At UFC 193 last Saturday Holly Holm shocked the world as she knocked out Ronda Rousey in the 2nd round to capture the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. In addition to winning the championship and shocking the world, Holm handed Rousey the first loss of her MMA career. Above you can see the reaction from Rousey’s...

Nov 20, 2015 9:56 pm

Bisping cautions Rousey on firing coach

At UFC 193 this past Saturday, the gap in striking ability between Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm was a very obvious one. While Holm is a former boxing world champion and Rousey is a former Judo Olympian, many blame Rousey’s longtime head coach Edmond Tarverdyan for her lack of a standup game. Michael Bisping spoke...