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Nov 7, 2014 6:49 pm

UFC FN 55 Results: Jake Matthews Puts Vagner Rocha To Sleep, Picks Up Submission Win

Here we go, the feature fight of the preliminary card! The undefeated Australian lightweight, Jake Matthews, goes up against the Brazilian, Vagner Rocha. So far tonight a total of 0 fights have gone to the judges and these lightweights hoped to continue that streak. Both fighters came out looking to get their striking going. Matthews...

Nov 6, 2014 12:30 pm

“Shogun”: ‘I would accept a fight against Anderson Silva if the UFC asked’

“The UFC called Eduardo (Alonso, Shogun’s manager) giving him the news that Anderson and I were going to be the TUF coaches and that we weren’t going to fight each other. But I’m really happy about taking part of TUF, even further because of Anderson, a living legend. Fighting against him wasn’t something that I...

Nov 5, 2014 3:50 pm

UFC Reveals “BIG” Announcement

The stars of the UFC will converge in Las Vegas alongside UFC President Dana White to launch an incredible slate of upcoming events. THE TIME IS NOW launch will feature the largest compilation of champions, contenders and main event headliners on the same stage. The event, which is free and open to the public, will...

Nov 3, 2014 11:15 am

QUICK TWITT: Wanderlei Slams Dana White, Compares UFC Contract To Slavery

Things are escalating quickly between Wanderlei Silva and the UFC. Earlier today, Wanderlei sent out a Tweet comparing the UFC to slavery, which was transcribed by Guilherme Cruz of MMAFighting. Escravidão agora????? Como assim,nao posso trabalhar entao Dana? Vc nao manda em mim,luto onde eu quiser!O Q é seu ta guardado ja chega! — Wanderlei...

Oct 29, 2014 6:05 pm

Anderson Silva, ‘Shogun’ Rua To Coach TUF Brazil 4

Two of the greatest Brazilian fighters of all time will lead the search for the next generation of Brazilian mixed martial artists, as the UFC and Globo announce that Anderson Silva and “Shogun” Rua will coach the fourth season of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil. The legendary icon Silva (33-6 in professional MMA, fighting out of...

Oct 28, 2014 3:51 pm

TUF Brazil Season 4 Following Dana White To Las Vegas

Much like TUF Latin America, TUF Brazil 4 will not be filmed on location, in favor of the TUF studios located in Las Vegas, Nevada. TUF international Producer, Dan Farmer, told MMAJunkie.com, “We just found it’s an easier way to streamline the process for us. It’s where our headquarters are. We have a full production...

Oct 28, 2014 11:32 am

WINNERS CIRCLE – Pros React To Their UFC 179 Victories

Over the weekend the UFC bus returned to Brazil with UFC 179. UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo proved his spot among the world’s top P4P fighters, while cementing himself among the sport’s historically great champions. Here’s reactions from the weekend’s big winners. Como ja e de costume aquele churras pra comemorar nossa vitoria!!! I'm the...

Oct 28, 2014 11:23 am

LOSERS CIRCLE – Pros React To Their UFC 179 Losses

Last Saturday’s UFC 179 event gave fight fans the most action-packed, and exciting, UFC featherweight title fight in history. It’s what everyone’s talking about this week. But what about the guys who didn’t get their hand raised last Saturday? Here’s their UFC 179-hangover thoughts: Wow! This is badass. What a war RT @Derevnia2: @josealdojunior Vs...

Oct 27, 2014 9:04 pm

PHOTO | Over 600 Fighters Attend TUF Brazil Casting Call

Earlier this week the UFC held open tryouts for TUF Brazil 4, which will consist of bantamweights and lightweights. UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby Tweeted a photo of the event, saying over 600 fighters showed up to try and earn a spot on the show. 600+ fighters show up for TUF Brazil tryouts. Yikes. pic.twitter.com/yNKT0f7Ee4 —...

Oct 27, 2014 11:47 am

UFC 179 Medical Suspensions: Phil Davis Out Up To 6-Months

UFC 179 took place this past Saturday, where Jose Aldo successfully defended his featherweight title against Chad Mendes. We have the medical suspension lost for the entire card, which was obtained by MMAJunkie from the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission. Jose Aldo: suspended 60 days no contact for 45 days Chad Mendes: suspended 60 days no...

Oct 27, 2014 5:03 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor Visits The Favela In Brazil

Conor McGregor attended UFC 179 this past weekend to watch Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes fight for the UFC featherweight championship in Brazil. Today, McGregor visited the Favela’s in Brazil, and captured the moment. Went deep into the Favela's today. What an experience!! http://t.co/o0DExCD01O pic.twitter.com/eEyw6Qnv9w — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) October 26, 2014

Oct 26, 2014 8:59 am

Maldonado And Silva’s Memorable Reunion Atop The Cage At UFC 179

Last night Fabio Maldonado defeated Hans Stringer via TKO (Watch that HERE) in the second round to reignite the fire in the Brazilian crowd, which had started to lose steam after back to back decisions to start the main card. After his win, Maldonado did as many other fighters do to celebrate, he climbed on...

Oct 25, 2014 8:26 pm

UFC 179 Results: Maldonado TKOs Stringer in Round 2

Fabio Maldonado revived the Brazilian crowd with his victory against Hans Stringer! This was the first finish of the pay-per-view portion of “UFC 179”. Maldonado was facing some trouble in the opening round of the fight as he could not gain any momentum. Stringer tried to wrestle his way to victory as he wanted no...

Oct 25, 2014 8:05 pm

UFC 179 Results: Elkins Defeats Martins in Uneventful Bout

Darren Elkins did everything in his power to avoid getting hit by Lucas Martins and it payed off: He picked up the unanimous decision victory. Martins unloaded on Elkins whenever there was distance between the two. Unfortunately for him, Elkins made sure there was often little to no room between them as he clinched and...

Oct 25, 2014 6:23 pm

UFC 179 Results: Cabral Forces Kotani to Tap Out in Round 2

Cabral utilized his grappling skills to grab a victory on his home soil tonight in Brazil. This was the co-main event of the Fox Sports 1 preliminary portion of “UFC 179”. Cabral’s first fight at lightweight tonight went as smooth as butter. He was able to outwork Kotani for most of the fight and eventually...

Oct 25, 2014 5:49 pm

UFC 179 Results: Reis Dominates Jorgensen, Wins by way of Submission

Wilson Reis brought the Brazilian crowd to life with his first round submission win on Fox Sports 1 tonight. Reis “kicked” things off with a devestating body kick that took the wind out of Jorgensen. Reis recognized he was in pain and shot for the takedown. Reis started raining down punches then transitioned to side...

Oct 25, 2014 1:11 pm

‘UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II’ Official Results Thread

“UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II” goes down tonight, live on pay-per-view from the Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. If you cannot make tonight’s event, or are just looking to get caught up on results, you’ve come to the right place. Here they are: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 7 p.m. PT) Jose Aldo def....

Oct 24, 2014 11:04 am

BOOKING ROUNDUP! UFC Adds Nine Bouts To Upcoming Events

The UFC has been extremely busy this week booking matchups for upcoming events. Catch up on all of the latest matches that have been set over the course of this past week! First up we have Nate Marquardt vs. Brad Tavares, who will face off at UFC 182 in Las Vegas on January 3rd. Marquardt...

Oct 24, 2014 10:11 am

Weidman vs. Belfort Being Targeted For UFC 184 in Los Angeles

A middleweight title fight between current champion Chris Weidman and number one contender Vitor Belfort is being targeted to headline February’s UFC 184 event in Los Angeles. UFC officials announced the potential bout yesterday. Weidman and Belfort were supposed to headline December’s UFC 181 event in Las Vegas, but the champ suffered a broken hand...

Oct 24, 2014 5:00 am

UFC 179 Embedded: Vlog Series ­- Episode 3

On episode #3 of UFC 179 Embedded, featherweight champion Jose Aldo and challenger Chad Mendes, no longer on separate continents, come too close for comfort at the team hotel, and Irish instigator Conor McGregor lands in Brazil to demand the spotlight. As the main event fighters train across the hall from each other, former heavyweight...

Oct 23, 2014 10:20 am

Paulo Thiago Released By UFC Following 2-7 Skid

After his latest string of losses, longtime UFC welterweight Paulo Thiago has been released by the promotion. The Brazilian made his promotional debut by knocking out, then top 3 welterweight, Josh Koscheck, in the very first round. In his latest nine UFC contests Thiago has won just two bouts.

Oct 19, 2014 3:32 pm

Royce Gracie Believes Brazilian Fighters Lack Strategy

With UFC 179 coming up this Saturday, Jose Aldo stands alone as the only Brazilian fighter to currently hold a UFC championship. After Anderson Silva lost the middleweight title in 2013, and Renan Barao lost the bantamweight title earlier this year, it was quickly noted that 8 of 9 UFC champions are Americans. Royce Gracie...

Oct 17, 2014 5:04 am

Booking Roundup! UFC Adds Several Matchups To Future Events

Catch up with all of the bookings the UFC has made this week for upcoming evens! First off we have Jared Cannonier vs. Shawn Jordan, who will meet at UFC 182 on January 3rd. Cannonier who is undefeated in his 7 fight pro career will be making his promotional debut at the event against Shawn...

Oct 16, 2014 12:58 pm

Renan Barao returns against Mitch Gagnon at UFC Fight Night 58

Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao (32-2 MMA, 7-1 UFC) will return to the octagon this December when he meets Mitch Gagnon (12-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) at “UFC Fight Night 58” in Brazil. Renan Barao will return to the octagon for the first time since losing his strap to T.J. Dillashaw at May’s UFC 173...

Oct 16, 2014 12:40 pm

‘UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum’ Hits Theaters Nationwide

UFC returns to movie theaters nationwide on Sat., Nov. 15 at 10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT, as Fathom Events and UFC bring UFC 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM, the UFC’s first-ever event in Mexico, to the big screen. Fans will have a front-row Octagon view of all the action when heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez...