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Sep 18, 2016 12:04 pm

BREAKING| Gustafsson Returns to Headline UFC Fight Night 100

Just weeks removed from his big win over Jan Blachowicz, Swedish light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson has another big fight in the pipe. While his last fight occurred on European soil, however, this one will take him across the world to Sao Paolo, Brazil. The two-time light heavyweight title challenger is now scheduled to take on...

Sep 18, 2016 11:38 am

CM Punk’s fight paid off for the UFC, so will he fight again?

The Ultimate Fighting Championship took a chance on CM Punk by allowing the former World Wrestling Entertainment star to have his first ever mixed martial arts fight under the UFC banner. According to a report from MMAFighting, the move paid off for the promotion as it is being estimated that Punk brought in an extra...

Sep 18, 2016 10:49 am

UFC 205: Fight Card and Rumors

After years of bureaucratic battle, MMA is finally legal in the state of New York. In celebration of this breakthrough, the UFC will soon be touching down in New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden. This anticipated MSG debut, titled UFC 205, is scheduled for Saturday, November 12. Over the last two weeks, this hyped card has taken shape...


Sep 18, 2016 9:23 am

Reebok Outfitting Payout for UFC Fight Night 94: Uriah Hall nets $5,000

Last night, the UFC touched down in Hidalgo, Texas with an extremely exciting card, highlighted by some amazing first-round finishes. At the time of this writing, the official fight purses of the 24 fighters on the card has not yet been disclosed. We do, however, know how much each fighter took home via the UFC’s Athlete...

Sep 18, 2016 7:39 am

UFC Fight Night 94 Bonus Report

‘UFC Fight Night 96’ in Hidalgo, Texas delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, four “Performance of the night” awards were handed out at yesterday evening’s post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC Fight Night 94’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Chas Skelly earned a...

Sep 17, 2016 10:05 pm

Former UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis calls out Michael Johnson

Michael “The Menace” Johnson scored a brutal first-round knockout victory over Dustin Poirier in the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 event in Hidalgo, Texas. Johnson was able to slip a Poirier combination and then catch “The Diamond” with a big counter right hand, followed by a straight left, which sent Dustin crashing...

Sep 17, 2016 9:36 pm

UFC Hidalgo Results: Michael Johnson brutally KO’s Dustin Poirier

A key lightweight bout between Dustin Poirier and Michael Johnson served as the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 fight card in Hidalgo, Texas. Round one begins and Johnson starts things off with a leg kick. He misses with a follow up jab. Poirier comes forward but eats a nice counter shot from...

Sep 17, 2016 9:15 pm

UFC Hidalgo Results: Derek Brunson TKO’s Uriah Hall

A key middleweight bout between Uriah Hall and Derek Brunson served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 card in Hidalgo, Texas. Round one begins and Brunson immediately uses some forward pressure to push Hall up against the cage. He begins working for a takedown but Uriah is able to defend the...

Sep 17, 2016 8:55 pm

UFC Hidalgo Results: Evan Dunham defeats Rick Glenn

A lightweight bout between Evan Dunham and Rick Glenn took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 main card in Hidalgo, Texas. Round one begins and Glenn quickly takes the center of the cage and lands a front kick to body of Evan. Dunham fires back with a combination and lands a big left hand....

Sep 17, 2016 8:26 pm

UFC Hidalgo Results: Roan Carneiro defeats Kenny Robertson via split-decision

A welterweight bout between Roan Carneiro and Kenny Robertson took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 main card in Hidalgo, Texas. Round one begins and Robertson pushes Roan against the cage. Carneiro quickly switches the position and ends up scoring a takedown. Roan immediately moves to half guard and works some shots from the...

Sep 17, 2016 8:06 pm

VIDEO | Watch Chas Skelly set a UFC record by submitting Maximo Blanco in 19 seconds

Chas Skelly kicked off tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 main card in spectacular fashion by scoring a record-setting submission victory over Maximo Blanco. Kelly immediately rushed after his opponent to begin the fight and landed a jumping body kick that dropped Blanco. Chas quickly pounced on his wounded opponent and locked up a tight guillotine...

Sep 17, 2016 7:50 pm

UFC Hidalgo Results: Islam Makhachev defeats Chris Wade

A lightweight bout between Chris Wade and Islam Makhachev took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 main card in Hidalgo, Texas. Round one begins and Wade comes forward with a front kick to the body. He follows that up with a solid leg kick. Makhachev shoots in and scores a takedown. He immediately transitions...

Sep 17, 2016 7:17 pm

UFC Hidalgo Results: Chas Skelly submits Maximo Blanco

A featherweight bout between Chas Skelly and Maximo Blanco kicked off tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 main card in Hidalgo, Texas. Round one begins and Chas Kelly immediately lands a big kick to the body that drops Blanco. He quickly pounces on Maximo and locks up a guillotine choke. He transitions to an anaconda choke...

Sep 17, 2016 1:10 pm

UFC on FOX analyst giving Dustin Poirier slight advantage against Michael Johnson

UFC analyst and former welterweight title contender Dan Hardy believes Dustin Poirier will have the edge going into Saturday night’s fight against Michael Johnson at UFC Fight Night 94. Poirer (20-4) has been on a four-fight win streak since moving up to lightweight from featherweight, while Johnson looks to get back on track after a...

Sep 17, 2016 8:09 am

Michael Johnson sends Dustin Poirier a warning ahead of ‘UFC Hidalgo’

Saturday night in Hidalgo, Texas, #7 ranked lightweight Dustin Poirier, and #10 ranked lightweight Michael Johnson will step into the Octagon to clash in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Hidalgo’. The fight is a pivotal one for both men. Poirier will enter the bout on a 4-fight win streak that has seen him...

Sep 16, 2016 5:22 pm

Thiago Alves vs. Al Iaquinta scratched from UFC 205

While UFC 205 is still quite a ways away, the event has already experienced two fallouts in regards to scheduled matchups. The first was Robbie Lawler vs. Donald Cerrone, which was the first fight announced for the event. Almost immediately after the bout was announced, former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler pulled out of the fight,...

Sep 16, 2016 3:16 pm

VIDEO | Michael Johnson and Dustin Poirier get physical at UFC Fight Night 94 ceremonial weigh-ins

#UFCHidalgo can't come soon [email protected] vs @FollowTheMenaceLIVE & FREE on @FS1 10pmET https://t.co/Krray80v8S — UFC (@ufc) September 16, 2016 UFC lightweights Michael Johnson and Dustin Poirier will take to the center of the Octagon in the main event of UFC Fight Night 94, which takes place in Hidalgo, Texas on Saturday night. On Friday, the...

Sep 16, 2016 2:18 pm

Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson official for UFC 205

While UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley may have been quick to shut down Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson on the Fox Sports 1 post-fight show after winning the welterweight championship, the pair are now slated to fight at UFC 205 in New York. On the #UFCHidalgo weigh in show, @TWooodley confirms he’ll be fighting @WonderboyMMA at #UFC205...

Sep 15, 2016 2:33 pm

Frankie Edgar vs Jeremy Stephens in talks for UFC 205 showdown

New Jersey native Frankie Edgar’s dreams of fighting in Madison Square Garden are closer than ever from coming into fruition. Brazil’s Combate is reporting that Edgar will be taking on Jeremy ‘Lil Heathen’ Stephens in a featherweight showdown at UFC 205 for the UFC’s first event in New York. Growing up and training just an hour...

Sep 15, 2016 1:24 pm

Rumor: Liz Carmouche vs Katlyn Chookagian targeted for UFC 205

One of the two women who competed in the UFC’s first ever woman’s fight is set to return to the Octagon, as sources are saying the promotion is considering Katlyn Chookagian as Liz Carmouche’s at UFC 205 in the UFC’s first ever foray into the Empire State, according to Ariel Helwani of MMAfighting.com. Carmouche (10-5) took...

Sep 15, 2016 11:54 am

Fabricio Werdum vs Cain Velasquez II targeted for UFC 207

With both men coming off of victories over Travis ‘Hapa’ Browne, a rematch between former heavyweight champions Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez is now being targeted for UFC 207 in December. Velasquez said on UFC Tonight that he would rather not wait while Miocic takes a break, noting that a rematch with Werdum in December...

Sep 15, 2016 11:40 am

Chris Weidman vs. Yoel Romero set for UFC 205

The UFC 205 fight card is starting to take shape! Following several reports that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, and top ranked middleweight Yoel Romero would fight on the card, MMAJunkie has confirmed that the fight has been finalized. While the UFC has yet to formally announce the bout, fight fans can likely expect...

Sep 15, 2016 7:57 am

Dan Hardy eyes UFC return at lightweight

Former UFC welterweight title contender turned UFC analyst, Dan Hardy, had his career unfortunately cut short after being diagnosed with ‘Wolf Heart’ syndrome back in 2013. Hardy was in the midst of a 2-fight win streak which saw him KO striking phenom Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig, and pick up a unanimous decision win over submission ace...