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Oct 26, 2015 1:24 am

WATCH! Irish fans throw beer at fighter after “UFC Fight Night 76” upset

UFC flyweight prospect Louis Smolka needed to use some defense after his fight was over on Saturday. “Da last samurai” played spoiler in the main event of UFC Fight Night 76 by submitting Irish local Paddy Holohan in Dublin. The crowd in Dublin, which UFC President Dana White claimed “the best fight town on the planet,”...

Oct 25, 2015 4:08 pm

Daniel Cormier takes his UFC Light Heavyweight Title for a ride

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier is taking some much deserved time off after a busy year. Cormier kicked off 2015 with a championship fight against Jon “Bones” Jones and even though he put in a losing effort, he still showed that he could be championship material by going the distance. Cormier would return to...

Oct 25, 2015 11:38 am

Join the Team! UFC Champ Chris Weidman trains for Luke Rockhold

A video posted by Chris Weidman (@chrisweidmanufc) on Oct 24, 2015 at 1:14pm PDT A photo posted by Chris Weidman (@chrisweidmanufc) on Oct 24, 2015 at 2:06pm PDT UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman will be stepping into the octagon on December 12 at “UFC 194” looking to make his fourth successful defense of his title,...

Oct 25, 2015 10:44 am

Bellator 144’s Brandon Halsey likely moving to 205 after losing middleweight title bout

Bellator made their long-awaited return after a one month layoff between cards with “Bellator 144” which took place at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The vacated Bellator Middleweight Championship found a new owner on Friday night when Rafael Carvalho disposed of Brandon Halsey in less than ten minutes with a brutal liver kick....

Oct 24, 2015 10:03 pm

Conor McGregor reacts to ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’

On Saturday the UFC headed to Dublin, Ireland for a packed event that saw several of UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s teammates fight. First up was Cathal Pendred, who lost via 1st round TKO to Tom Breese, then was Aisling Daly who scored a unanimous decision win over Ericka Almeida. Last but not least...

Oct 24, 2015 6:08 pm

Cub Swanson was happy to see Smolka serve ‘cocky’ Holohan some ‘humble pie’

Louis “Da Last Samurai” Smolka (10-1 MMA) improved his UFC record to 4-1 by scoring a second-round submission victory over Paddy “The Hooligan” Holohan (12-2-1 MMA) in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night 76’ earlier today. The flyweight headliner proved to be a very exciting fight, with both men advancing to dominant positions, while exchanging some solid strikes....

Oct 24, 2015 4:35 pm

Twitter reacts to Louis Smolka’s submission win over Paddy Holohan

In the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ Louis Smolka walked into hostile territory and defeated Ireland’s own Paddy Holohan in front of his hometown crowd. Twitter immediately went wild afterward, and we have compiled the best reactions for your viewing pleasure. Time for the #UFCDublin Main Event! @PaddyHolohanMMA vs @LastSamuraiUFC LIVE on @UFCFightPass pic.twitter.com/4v7Z6vj2yT —...

Oct 24, 2015 3:33 pm

Hendo wants Silva rematch, Jones bout for last 2 UFC Fights

Dan Henderson is currently gearing up for his UFC FN 77 trilogy bout against Vitor Belfort on November 7th, however that hasn’t stopped Hendo from thinking about the two fights that will be left on his UFC contract after his fight with Belfort. Hendo made an appearance on Inside MMA to discuss the fight with...

Oct 24, 2015 3:32 pm

REPLAY! Tom Breese stops Cathal Pendred in the 1st

OMG!!!! @BreeseMMA silences the Irish crowd! #UFCDublin https://t.co/QUgBaGVaC8 — #UFCDublin (@ufc) October 24, 2015 On the preliminary card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ Tom Breese silenced the Irish crowd as he scored a 1st round TKO win over Cathal Pendred.

Oct 24, 2015 3:20 pm

UFC FN Dublin Results: Louis Smolka submits Paddy Holohan in round 2

Flyweights Louis Smolka and Paddy Holohan went to war in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night Dublin’. Hometown hero Paddy Holohan opened the fight by throwing a front kick that narrowly missed Smolka. Holohan pressed forward and got Smolka to engage in the clinch against the fence. That position would lead to a takedown for “The Hooligan”...

Oct 24, 2015 2:52 pm

UFC FN Dublin Results: Norman Parke defeats Reza Madadi via decision

Lightweights Reza Madadi and Norman Parke squared off in the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night Dublin’. The fight began with Madadi throwing a wild combination which he used to get inside positioning on Parke. “Stormin” was able to shake-off the attempted takedowm from Madadi, and then utilized some solid jabs to frustrate his 35-year-old opponent. Madadi dove in for another...

Oct 24, 2015 2:17 pm

UFC FN Dublin Results: Darren Till and Nicholas Dalby go to war, fight ends in a draw!

Undefeated welterweights Darren Till and Nicholas Dalby squared off in the second bout of the ‘UFC Fight Night Dublin’ main card. Darren Till started off quickly, using his length and range to score some solid kicks on Dalby. Clearly frustrated, Dalby attempted to clinch with Till, but the Liverpool-native was not having it. Till ended...

Oct 24, 2015 1:43 pm

UFC FN Dublin Results: Neil Seery submits Jon Delos Reyes in round 2

A flyweight bout between Jon Delos Reyes and Neil Seery kicked off the ‘UFC Fight Night Dublin’ main card. Both fighters started off quickly, but it was the 36-year-old Irishman who seemed to land the better strikes in round 1. After some solid grappling exchanges to begin round 2, Reyes eventually secured a body lock and...

Oct 24, 2015 8:06 am

Cyborg discusses drop to 140 pounds, fight with Rousey

Cris Cyborg is currently in the process of cutting down to 140 pounds for a catchweight fight under the Invicta FC banner in hopes of getting an eventual fight with Ronda Rousey at 135 pounds in the UFC. Cyborg posted a photo to her Instagram recently showing off her progress on her way down to...

Oct 24, 2015 7:55 am

Holloway wants McGregor rematch at “that little soccer field”

Since dropping a unanimous decision to Conor McGregor back in 2013 Max Holloway has gone on a 7-fight win streak that includes 6 finishes, one of which came against Cub Swanson. Since McGregor won the bout, he has picked up another 4 wins and claimed the UFC interim featherweight championship. Yesterday, at the ‘UFC Fight...

Oct 24, 2015 7:46 am

Erick Silva lands brutal back kick to body in sparring, drops partner

UFC welterweight Erick Silva can be seen in this clip from several months ago landing an absolutely brutal back kick to the body of his opponent, who quickly drops to the mat. This kick will definitely make you cringe. Was it fair game, or should Silva had taken it easier on his sparring partner? In...

Oct 24, 2015 7:34 am

Jon Jones celebrates being reinstated by the UFC

Yesterday morning it was announced that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had been formally reinstated by the UFC. Jones issued a statement on Facebook about being reinstated, promising his fans that the best is yet to come. Following that, current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier took to Facebook to give his thoughts...

Oct 23, 2015 10:04 pm

MUST SEE: Anderson Silva and his team mocking Steven Seagal?

Steven Seagal has taken credit for several historic knockouts in MMA history, most notably Anderson Silva’s front kick KO of Vitor Belfort, and Lyoto Machida’s jumping front kick KO of Randy Couture. “Sensei” Seagal claimed to have taught Silva and Machida the techniques, and even referred to the pair as his children… Most recently, Seagal...

Oct 23, 2015 9:58 pm

Ben Saunders vs. Patrick Cote booked for UFC FN 81

Earlier this week it appeared as if Patrick Cote was going to fight Jake Ellenberger after the pair started a back-and-forth Twitter feud. Then it seemed as if Cote would be facing Neil Magny after Magny jumped to Ellenberger’s defense on Twitter. Now, the UFC has announced that Cote will fight Ben Saunders at ‘UFC...

Oct 23, 2015 8:27 pm

Bellator 144 results: Rafael Carvalho wins middleweight title

In the main event of Bellator 144 Rafael Carvalho scored a body kick KO win over Brandon Halsey to secure the vacant Bellator middleweight title. "And New!" @RafaelCarvalh74 loving life right now. #Bellator144 @spike pic.twitter.com/QsTC9NYjTm — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) October 24, 2015 The crowd is going nuts here at @MoheganSun #Bellator144 @spike @RafaelCarvalh74 pic.twitter.com/pO4JhvCpG3 —...

Oct 23, 2015 6:59 pm

Bellator 144 results: Goiti Yamauchi wins via submission

Yet another finish on the Bellator 144 card tonight! In the featherweight division Goiti Yamauchi ended up scoring a 3rd round submission win over Isao Kobayashi. The win was Yamauchi’s return bout to the Octagon, and put on an impressive Jiu-Jitsu display. With tonight’s win Yamauchi advances to 19-2 in his professional MMA career.

Oct 23, 2015 6:28 pm

Bellator 144 results: Michael Page earns 1st round TKO win

Michael ‘Venom’ Page kicked off the main card of Bellator 144 by picking up a quick TKO win over Charlie Ontiveros. Page secured top control and rained down elbows until the referee stopped the fight due to an injury to Ontiveros’ jaw. With tonight’s win Page advances to 9-0 in his professional career. Ground game...

Oct 23, 2015 5:57 pm

Bellator 144 results: Kin Moy picks up 3rd round submission win

To finish off the Bellator 144 online prelims, Kin Moy picked up a 3rd round submission win via rear naked choke. The win bumped Moy’s professional record to 8-2, and kept the finish streak going for Bellator 144. Up next, the main card! 3rd round sub by @KinKongMoy to round out the #Bellator144 prelims. We...

Oct 23, 2015 5:16 pm

Bellator 144 results: Kevin Haley wins via unanimous decision

On the Bellator 144 preliminary card Kevin Haley and Mike Zichelle fought to a decision. The bout was a bloody one, and ultimately saw Kevin Haley capture the unanimous decision win to bump his professional record to 4-3. Unanimous decision victory for New Hampshire's #KevinHaley #Bellator144 — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) October 24, 2015

Oct 23, 2015 4:48 pm

Bellator 144 results: Matt Secor wins via 2nd round heel hook

On the online preliminary fights of Bellator 144, Matt Secor put on an impressive Jiu-Jitsu display as he scored a 2nd round submission win via heel hook. The win bumps Secor’s professional record to 7-2. Impressive 2nd round Heel Hook sub for the winner @secormatthew #Bellator144 pic.twitter.com/fLHN9zZEQb — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) October 23, 2015

Oct 23, 2015 4:27 pm

Bellator 144 results: Marius Enache injures opponent’s arm in submission win

Marius Enache showed that at 40 years old he still has ‘it.’ Enache secured a key-lock while in side control and ultimately injured his opponents arm with a floating americana lock, earning him the 2nd round submission win! The win is the 3rd of Enache’s professional career. #Bellator144 Prelims: Marius Enache submits @PeteTheHeatMMA with a...

Oct 23, 2015 4:11 pm

Bellator 144 results: Sam Watford wins pro debut via unanimous decision

Bellator 144 is currently underway! To kick the night off Sam Watford made his professional debut, where he showcased his dominance en route to a unanimous decision win over TJ Hepburn. #Bellator144 Prelims: Sam Watford takes the unanimous decision Over @TcarnivoreHEP. pic.twitter.com/Tix6wmfeZp — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) October 23, 2015 Stay tuned to BJPENN.com for all...