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Mar 15, 2015 2:12 pm

UFC Hall Of Famer Offers To Train Laila Ali To Fight Ronda Rousey

    Take a deep breathe because this fight will never happen. But we’re still going to discuss the possibility, because why not. So if you missed the whole ordeal, if you want to call it that, then here’s a quick recap. Some time last week former boxer and Muhammad Ali’s daughter Laila Ali made...

Mar 15, 2015 2:04 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk: ‘I Could Have Finished The Fight In The First Round’

    The new womens strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk not only proved to the world that her striking was as good as advertised, but also showcased her impressive takedown defense when she put a beating on Carla Esparza in the co-main event of UFC 185. The Poland native used her crisp and accurate punches to...

Mar 15, 2015 2:03 pm

Dana White On Alistair Overeem: ‘He Doesn’t Like To Take Risk’

  UFC president Dana White talked to FOX Sports 1 about heavyweight fighter Alistair Overeem’s win over Roy Nelson at UFC 185. White praised Overeem, who is now on a two fight win streak, but did state that he would have liked to have seen him go for the finish. “Alistair looked better than he’s...

Mar 15, 2015 2:03 pm

Dana White ‘Didn’t Love’ The Hendricks-Brown Fight

    UFC 185 was an exciting night of fights that included highlight reel finishes and major upsets, including two champions losing their belts. In a fight that could have easily been a main event on a different card, welterweights Johny Hendricks and Matt Brown met to possibly determine the next title challenger. At least...


Mar 15, 2015 2:02 pm

Cerrone vs. Nurmagomedov Winner Will Face Dos Anjos, Maybe

There is a new UFC lightweight champion and his name is Rafael dos Anjos. Although he just won the title at UFC 185, there’s already talks about who his first challenger will be. Many have assumed that the winner of the upcoming lightweight fight between Donald Cerrone and Khabib Nurmagomedov will in fact get a...

Mar 15, 2015 11:43 am

Johny Hendricks Wants Rubber Match With Robbie Lawler In Texas

Perhaps one of the most anticipated fights of UFC 185 was a match between two top welterweights, Johny Hendricks and Matt Brown. Many fans hoped for a real back and forth war on the feet. What they got was a one-sided pummeling, as Hendricks used his wrestling to take Brown down whenever he felt like...

Mar 15, 2015 11:41 am

Last Man To Beat Connor McGregor Unsure About Drop To Featherweight

The last man to defeat ‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor, Joseph Duffy, made his UFC debut at UFC 185 in the lightweight division. It really couldn’t have gone any better for the Irish fighter, who dominated Jake Lindsey en route to a TKO win in the first round. Of course, Duffy has garnered a lot of attention...

Mar 15, 2015 11:38 am

Anthony Pettis: ‘I Couldn’t See Out Of My Right Eye The Whole Time’

The MMA world was shocked when two champions lost their belts at UFC 185. Both Carla Esparza and Anthony Pettis got beat up Saturday night and will have to go back to the drawing board in hopes of getting back to the title. Perhaps even more shocking is the way that Pettis got beat. Rafeal...

Mar 15, 2015 11:22 am

Pros React To Rafael dos Anjos Beating Anthony Pettis And Taking The Title

If you missed UFC 185 last night then you missed some crazy MMA action. Not one, but two titles changed hands when Joanna Jedrzejczyk TKO’d Carla Esparza in the second round and Rafael dos Anjos dominated Anthony Pettis for five rounds, out-striking and out-grappling “Showtime”. Understandably, the MMA world was a buzz when the main...

Mar 15, 2015 11:22 am

Pros React To Jedrzejczyk’s Win Over Esparza

Last night at UFC 185 two champions were dethroned. UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis got dominated by Rafael dos Anjos for 25 minutes and womens strawweight champion Carla Esparza didn’t even make it that long, losing to Joanna Jedrzejczyk via TKO in the second round. Check out what the MMA community had to say about...

Mar 15, 2015 12:01 am

Johny Hendricks: Nobody Here Has Seen My Jiu-Jitsu

Even though fans are trashing him for repeatedly taking the fight to the ground, Johny Hendricks walked out of Dallas, Texas at UFC 185 with another victory in his record. He was not happy with his overall performance, but he elaborated that he was glad he got to provide some proof that he has some...

Mar 14, 2015 11:55 pm

White: I Didn’t Imagine Anybody Could Do That to Pettis

Fans and media alike labeled Rafael dos Anjos as the heavy underdog walking into UFC 185, and with good reason. Anthony Pettis could have arguably been the pound-for-pound best fighter in the company until the first round of the fight started. It was all downhill from there. Even after the fight finished, Dana White still...

Mar 14, 2015 11:50 pm

White: Dos Anjos Blew His MCL 2 Weeks Ago, Fought Injured

Not only did Rafael dos Anjos dominate the former champion Anthony Pettis for twenty-five straight minutes, but he did it with a blown MCL! Dana White confirmed the rumors at the start of the UFC 185 post fight press conference. White stated, “Apparently… two weeks ago, Rafael dos Anjos blew out his MCL and fought...

Mar 14, 2015 11:47 pm

“UFC 189 World Tour” Announced! 8 Cities and 5 Countries!

Before media had the opportunity to ask questions at the UFC 185 Post Fight Press Conference, Dana White announced that the UFC would be touring the world to hype up UFC 189! Here are all the details for the upcoming “UFC 189 World Tour”: The tour will feature UFC Flyweight Champion Jose Aldo and his...

Mar 14, 2015 11:40 pm

UFC 185 Bonus Report: Dos Anjos, Pearson and 2 Others Win Big!

Performance of the Night: Rafael dos Anjos Rafael dos Anjos did the unthinkable and absolutely dominated Anthony Pettis tonight. There was not one point in the fight where Pettis had the upperhand and he was mauled. To be fair, he suffered a busted eye that severely restricted his vision when Dos Anjos landed the very...

Mar 14, 2015 10:08 pm

UFC 185 Results: Dos Anjos Dethrones Pettis! NEW CHAMPION!

Rafael dos Anjos was criminally underrated walking into the octagon tonight and he proved to the fans and media alike that he is, in fact, championship material. Dos Anjos surprised onlookers as he dominated the fight from the get go. His ability to take the center of the octagon and dictate the pace of the...

Mar 14, 2015 9:20 pm

UFC 185 Results: Jedrzejczyk Dominates Esparza, Wins Title in Round 2

For as brilliant as Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s striking was, Carla Esparza’s performance left a lot to be desired. She got picked apart throughout the entire fight and she didn’t set up ANY of her takedown attempts. Jedrzejczyk stuffed almost all of the takedowns which meant Esparza was well within striking distance. Jedrzejczyk dictated where the fight...

Mar 14, 2015 8:53 pm

UFC 185 Results: Hendricks Earns Win Over Brown

This bout was being hyped as the likely winner of “Fight of the Night” for “UFC 185” before the event started, but Hendricks threw Brown a curveball and wrestled his way to a victory. Hendricks landed a total of seven takedowns in the fight with six of them coming in just the first two rounds....

Mar 14, 2015 8:15 pm

UFC 185 Results: Overeem Mauls Nelson, Gets Decision Win

This was one of Alistair Overeem’s best performances in the octagon. It was a return to form and Roy Nelson was a punching bag he could showcase his arsenal of strikes on. Nelson nearly made a huge come from behind victory in the end of the fight, but Overeem proved his chin and made it...

Mar 14, 2015 7:37 pm

UFC 185 Results: Cejudo Wrestles His Way to Win Over Cariaso

Chris Cariaso and Henry Cejudo kicked off “UFC 185” with a busy flyweight bout. Cariaso and Cejudo lived up to the fast-paced style of action flyweights are synonymous for and neither man stopped working to improve their situation. Lucky for Cejudo, his elite wrestling skills gave him the upperhand for almost the entire fight. There...

Mar 14, 2015 6:47 pm

UFC 185 Results: Pearson Brutally KOs Stout in Round 2

This lightweight bout was fast-paced from the start, but nothing serious connected until Pearson dropped Stout early in the second round. Pearson cracked Stout with a left hook that sent him falling to the mat. Stout was out while he was falling, but he was woken up by bouncing his head off the canvas. What...

Mar 14, 2015 6:23 pm

UFC 185 Results: Theodorou Pummels Narvaez, Earns 2nd Round TKO

Roger Narvaez suffered a broken forearm in the opening round when he blocked one of Elias Theodorou’s high kicks. Theodorou was relentless in his attack and ultimately scored a second round win. Both men threw a lot of body kicks and leg kicks in the first, but anything knockout-inducing was telegraphed and easily avoidable. The...

Mar 14, 2015 5:54 pm

UFC 185 Results: Dariush Submits Cruickshank with Ease in Round 2

Despite having a rough weight cut, bookies still favored Daron Cruickshank as he entered the octagon tonight. Beneil Dariush not only implemented his gameplan, but he landed better kicks tonight which is usually Cruickshank’s gig! Dariush was brilliant in his approach as he cut off any and all of Cruickshank’s striking attempts. Whenever Cruickshank stepped...

Mar 14, 2015 5:31 pm

UFC 185 Results: Rosholt TKOs Copeland in the 3rd

Jared Rosholt and Josh Copeland kicked off the FX portion of the “UFC 185” preliminaries with their heavyweight bout. This fight was far from strategic; Rosholt and Copeland simply threw bombs hoping they would connect. Copeland landed the biggest shot of the fight in the first which likely gave him the round. Rosholt slammed Copeland...

Mar 14, 2015 4:47 pm

UFC 185 Results: Benoit Kicks Pettis’ Butt, Earns 2nd Round TKO

Ryan Benoit made a HUGE come from behind victory when he knocked out Sergio Pettis in the second round. What should have been a huge moment for Benoit turned into an awkward post-fight speech. After a disappointing first round, Benoit rallied back in the second and ultimatly forced a stoppage early in the round to...

Mar 14, 2015 4:39 pm

Duffy Moving to Featherweight, Chasing Conor McGregor

Joe Duffy has been making headlines before he stepped foot in the UFC cage. After his successful octagon debut tonight at UFC 185, his coach Firas Zahabi told Joe Rogan that Duffy will be moving to featherweight! Joe Rogan mentioned afterwards, “He is going to chase Conor McGregor!”. Duffy is the last man to defeat...