258 Search Results for thiago alves

Oct 12, 2015 5:49 am

“Bendo” would return to lightweight for the right fight

Former UFC Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson seems to have moved on to bigger and better things with the 155-pound weight class behind him. “Bendo” made his welterweight debut in February 2015 and not only proved he has what it takes to hang with the bigger guys, but he also put on one of the best...

Oct 3, 2015 11:58 am

Benson Henderson Offered To Fight Woodley On 24-Hours Notice

Amid the disappointment and shock after UFC president Dana White announced on Friday that the co-main event for UFC 192, between Tyron Woodley and Johny Hendricks, was canceled, there were a few fighters who took the time to let everyone know that they would be willing to step in to save the fight. One of...

Oct 1, 2015 8:42 am

USADA Releases UFC Test Numbers –– Rousey Tops The List

The United States Anti-Doping Agency, the third-party organization that now oversees all drug testing for the UFC, recently released a list showing all the fighters they’ve tested so far, and how many times they’ve been tested. Who topped the list? UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who has been tested 5 times since the start of...

Sep 28, 2015 2:36 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Barnett and Hall make major jumps

UFC Fight Night 75 is in the books and some major changes were made to the official UFC rankings! Uriah Hall wasn’t even ranked in the top fifteen walking into Japan, but he catapulted himself into the top ten with his spinning kick/flying knee knockout against Gegard Mousasi. Check out what other changes were made...


Sep 8, 2015 12:48 am

WATCH! Carlos Condit Was In Awe Of ‘Lawler vs. MacDonald’

  UFC welterweight and upcoming title challenger Carlos Condit is preparing to take on the champ, Robbie Lawler, at UFC 195 on Jan. 2. Condit is coming off a crazy win over Thiago Alves, where he busted his nose so bad the doctor stopped it. Lawler is of course coming off of an amazing war...

Sep 3, 2015 9:53 pm

Robbie Lawler vs. Carlos Condit Rescheduled For UFC 195

After being pulled from UFC 193 with a thumb injury, it looks like Robbie Lawler will now be ready to defend his welterweight title against Carlos Condit at UFC 195, which will take place on Jan. 2. The news was announced by the UFC late on Wednesday night. Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm was originally...

Aug 30, 2015 1:57 pm

Ben Henderson explains ‘terrible’ performance at ADCC 2015

Former lightweight champion Ben Henderson represented the UFC at the Abu Dhabi Combat Club on Saturday and came up short in his first match and only of the day. “Bendo” got submitted by Abdukadirov Magomed. Magomed took the back of Henderson who shortly tapped out after getting trapped in a rear naked choke attempt. Henderson...

Aug 27, 2015 6:49 am

UFC’s Jordan Mein Retires At The Age Of 25

UFC welterweight Jordan Mein (29-10 MMA) has decided to hang up his gloves and retire from the sport of mixed martial arts. UFC officials announced the news on Wednesday night. While only 25-years of age, Mein was a veteran in the sport of MMA, having 39 professional bouts to his credit. “Young Gun” began his...

Aug 26, 2015 10:47 am

Condit: ‘I Have To Get My Head Right For a Rematch With Nick Diaz’

UFC welterweight Carlos Condit is preparing for his title shot against the champ Robbie Lawler, which will take place at UFC 193, in Melbourne, Australia. Condit is coming off of an exciting win over the tough Thiago Alves, but still, there are those who think Johny Hendricks should be fighting Lawler for the third time....

Aug 25, 2015 7:47 am

Carlos Condit Fires Back At All The Title Fight Criticism

UFC welterweight and upcoming title challenger Carlos Condit is in a similar position to that of women’s bantamweight Holly Holm, sort of, maybe. The two were given title shots unexpectedly, after another contender was assumed to be getting the next crack at the belt. In Condit’s situation that was Johny Hendricks. The former champ, Hendricks,...

Aug 12, 2015 8:25 am

Johny Hendricks Plans On Making Us All Remember

Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks (17-3 MMA) will be looking to make a statement when he squares off with Tyron Woodley at October’s UFC 192 event in Houston. “Bigg Rigg” is currently ranked as the welterweight divisions #1 contender, but was ultimately passed-over for a title shot by UFC officials in favor of former...

Aug 10, 2015 4:00 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Dariush Enters Top 10, Nunes Cracks Top 5

The dust has settled from “UFC Fight Night 73” and the official rankings have been updated! Beneil Dariush and Amanda Nunes are the big winners this week as Darish was able to crack the top ten in his division while Amanda Nunes took the number four spot in the bantamweight division. Michael Johnson can take...

Aug 6, 2015 5:40 am

Champ Robbie Lawler Will Take On Carlos Condit at UFC 193

UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler will look to defend his title once again, this time against the dangerous Carlos Condit. The fight will take place at UFC 193, which will take place in Australia. A venue for the event has not been confirmed yet. Lawler of course is coming off of that fight of the...

Aug 3, 2015 5:35 pm

Rankings Report: Rousey sends Correia far away from top 5

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey solidified her spot atop the women’s bantamweight division with another exciting title defense. This past Saturday at “UFC 190”, Rousey only needed thirty four seconds to send Bethe Correia crashing face first into the canvas. As a result of the loss, Correia has dropped three spots in the rankings...

Jul 27, 2015 3:44 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Tate Takes Top Spot, 4 Women Ranked Above Correia

“UFC on FOX 16” is in the books and a couple fighters from the main card made some big moves! Miesha Tate’s co main-event performance against Jessica Eye earned her the top-spot directly under Ronda Rousey, once again. Jesssica Eye dropped a single spot due to the loss, however. TJ Dillashaw surpassed UFC Heavyweight Champion...

Jul 23, 2015 12:06 pm

Report: Two Massive Welterweight Scraps Targeted For Year’s End

Looks like the UFC is planning to put on two huge welterweight fights towards the end of the year! According to Bleacher Report’s Jeremy Botter, UFC welterweight champion “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler will make his next title defense later this year against “The Natural Born Killer” Carlos Condit. Botter also tweeted that a welterweight number one...

Jul 20, 2015 2:27 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Michael Bisping’s Win Gets Ignored

Michael Bisping and Thales Leites clashed in the main event of UFC Fight Night 72. Even though Bisping came out on top, his ranking in the middleweight division did not change at all as he remained at #9. Anderson Silva continues to drop in the pound for pound rankings, this week dropping TWO spots to...

Jul 13, 2015 2:18 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Conor McGregor Soars into P4P List

“UFC 189” and “The Ultimate Fighter: ATT vs. Blackzilians” Finale are both in the books and the rankings received a major facelift. Conor McGregor ended an amazing night of fights with a performance that won him the UFC Interim Featherweight Championship. As a result of this, McGregor has hopped above Mendes and Edgar as the #1...

Jun 29, 2015 1:45 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Romero Now Among the Elite in Middleweight Rankings

“UFC Fight Night 70” has come and gone and we saw some major shifts in the middleweight division! Yoel Romero’s dominant victory over Lyoto Machida propelled him into the top five of the middleweight division. With Romero moving up to the third spot, this knocked Vitor Belfort and Lyoto Machida down a peg. Machida remains...

Jun 22, 2015 1:48 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Strawweight VanZant Makes Moves

UFC Fight Night 69 is in the books and the rankings have been updated! Joanna Jedrzejczyk
 shook up the strawweight division with her dominant performance against Jessica Penne. Tatsuya Kawajiri defeated Dennis Siver this past Saturday in Berlin, Germany and jumped up three spots to number twelve in the featherweight division as a result! After...

Jun 15, 2015 2:48 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Velasquez Falls Far in P4P, Alvarez Makes Big Jump

“UFC 188” caused the biggest shakeups in the official UFC rankings in recent memory. Cain Velasquez stepped into the octagon with his UFC Heavyweight Championship on Saturday night, but walked out with empty hands and a bloody nose as Fabricio Werdum submitted him in the third round. As a result of this, Velasquez dropped six...

Jun 8, 2015 4:16 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Hendo Back in the Mix, Rothwell Makes Moves

Another UFC event has come and gone and the official UFC rankings have been updated accordingly. There are some odd changes this week, but everything seems to be in order for the stars of Fight Night 68. Dan Henderson made his way into the middleweight rankings. Previously unranked, Hendo took the thirteenth spot above Robert...

Jun 1, 2015 3:05 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Weidman Making Moves In P4P, Condit Stays Put

We are one week removed from Chris Weidman’s successful UFC Middleweight Championship defense at UFC 187 and he is still making moves in the rankings. Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson got kicked out of spot number-two in favor of “The All American”, and Anderson Silva dropped two spots to number twelve. Donald Cerrone made an odd...

Jun 1, 2015 7:59 am

Medical Suspensions Report: UFC Fight Night 67 Edition

UFC Fight Night 67 has come and gone and the medical suspensions are in. Thiago Alves walked out of the octagon with a deformed nose by time Condit was done with him, and he will be serving a 180 day medical suspension because of it. Tom Breese will also serve a major medical suspension of...

May 31, 2015 1:57 pm

Condit Calls Out the Winner of Lawler/MacDonald

Carlos Condit is on the fast track to a title shot in a division filled with contenders. Currently ranked fourth in the welterweight division, Condit is already eyeing a shot at the title after his win over Thiago Alves at UFC Fight Night 67. During a post-fight interview with Fox Sports, Condit was asked who...

May 31, 2015 10:41 am

Condit Wants to Avenge Woodley Loss after UFC Fight Night 67 Win

Carlos Condit could go down as one of the most game welterweights the Ultimate Fighting Championship has ever seen. He may not walk out of every fight with his hand raised, but he knows how to bring the crowd to their feet and put on a hell of a fight. His performance against Thiago Alves...

May 31, 2015 9:09 am

Carlos Condit’s Backstage Interview After UFC Fight Night 67

Carlos Condit is BACK! After his dominant performance over Thiago Alves at UFC Fight Night 67 on Saturday evening, Condit broke down his victory and talked about what is in his future when it comes to the octagon in this backstage interview. WATCH Nick Diaz Train On The Beach — EXCLUSIVE!

May 31, 2015 6:46 am

UFC Fight Night 67 Draws Record Low Attendance in Brazil

Despite boasting an impressive main-event bout between a returning Carlos Condit and Thiago Alves, UFC Fight Night 67 still drew the lowest attendance number in the company’s history in Brazil with approximately 3,500 fans. UFC General Manager in Brazil, Giovani Decker, addressed the low attendance numbers during the UFC Fight Night 67 post-fight press conference....