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Oct 26, 2014 3:52 pm

Phil Davis Explains Anderson Silva Call Out

Phil Davis put on a spectacular performance last night at UFC 179 in the co-main event where he destroyed Glover Texeira for 3-rounds to earn a unanimous decision victory (Watch the highlights HERE). The win further cemented Davis’ place as ‘The Brazilian Killer’ with Davis going 4-0 against Brazilian fighters in Brazil. Davis stated in...

Oct 26, 2014 3:34 pm

QUICK TWITT: Jose Aldo Thanks Fans For Support

Last night in the main event of UFC 179, Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes went to war for 25-minutes. The bout ultimately ended up seeing Jose Aldo defend his featherweight championship, but left the champ bruised and battered (See that photo HERE). This morning, the champ sent a Tweet out to his fans, thanking them...

Oct 26, 2014 3:24 pm

PHOTO | A Battered And Bruised, But Victorious, Jose Aldo Post-Fight

Last night in the main event of UFC 179, Jose Aldo defended his featherweight strap against Chad Mendes (Watch the highlights HERE). The bout was the toughest test of Aldo’s career, and left the champ with a nasty cut above his left eye. Aldo’s coach, Pedro Rizzo, posted the following photo on Instagram of himself...

Oct 26, 2014 3:05 pm

McGregor Sees Holes In Aldo’s Game, “My Confidence Is Sky High”

Conor McGregor attended UFC 179 last night in Brazil, with a close eye on the main event between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes, where Aldo defended his featherweight strap (Watch the highlights HERE). McGregor, who faces Dennis Siver in January at UFC Fight Night Boston, will face Jose Aldo in the summer according to UFC...


Oct 26, 2014 2:55 pm

Weidman vs. Belfort Set For UFC 184 In February

Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort once again have a date that the pair will meet inside the Octagon. The bout is scheduled to finally go down on February 28th at UFC 184 in Los Angeles. Belfort spoke to MMAFighting about the bout: “On Feb. 28, I will be stepping inside the cage and winning this...

Oct 26, 2014 11:56 am

Cruz And Cormier Break Down The Dominance Of Jose Aldo

Last night after Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes battled in the cage for 25 minutes, Dominick Cruz and Daniel Cormier broke down the bout, and Jose Aldo’s dominance on the UFC 179 postfight show. Cruz gave his take on Aldo’s dominant style, saying: “He kind of waits and gets pissed off, then starts marching forward...

Oct 26, 2014 11:52 am

Cruz And Cormier Give Their Take On Incredible Aldo-Mendes Bout

Last night in the main-event of UFC 179, Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes put on a spectacular performance that earned both men ‘Fight of the Night’ honors, and may even earn them ‘Fight of the Year’ (Catch the bout highlights HERE). After the bout on the UFC 179 post-fight show, Dominick Cruz and Daniel Cormier...

Oct 26, 2014 11:42 am

PHOTO | Jorgensen Shows Off Brutal Aftermath Of Reis Body Kick

Yesterday on the preliminary card of UFC 179, Scott Jorgensen was caught with a brutal body shot from Wilson Reis. After the bout, Jorgensen posted a picture on Twitter, showcasing the aftermath from the brutal body shot. Hats off to Wilson. That shit hurt. I thought I had him when I dropped him. #waitingtogetxrayinUSA pic.twitter.com/8udKLaUedQ...

Oct 26, 2014 11:35 am

Dana White Discusses High-Stakes McGregor vs. Siver Bout, And Aldo-McGregor Bout

It was announced early yesterday that Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver would headline UFC Fight Night Boston in January. While many criticized the UFC for ‘protecting’ McGregor, UFC President Dana White sees the bout very differently. He spoke at the post-fight press conference, which MMAJunkie attended, and transcribed. “A lot of people are dismissing Siver...

Oct 26, 2014 11:29 am

With Record Tying UFC 179 Win, Neil Magny Ready For 6th Fight In 2014

Last night in the main event of the prelims of UFC 179, Neil Magny defeated Willian Macario via TKO. The bout was Magny’s 5th fight, and win, of 2014, tying him with Roger Huerta for most wins in a year, but Magny doesn’t want to stop there. He spoke post-fight about his desire to fight...

Oct 26, 2014 11:18 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Phil Davis’ Dominant Win Over Glover Teixeira

Last night in the co-main event of UFC 179, Phil Davis shocked many as he dominated Glover Teixeira with elite level wrestling skills throughout 3 rounds to earn the unanimous decision win. Davis was 3-0 when fighting Brazilian fighters in Brazil, and with his win over Glover last night, he extended that streak to 4-0,...

Oct 26, 2014 11:02 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Jose Aldo’s Win Over Chad Mendes In FOTY Candidate

Last night at UFC 179, fight fans saw a potential ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate when Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes stepped into the Octagon to fight for a second time. The bout went the distance in what was an incredible slug-fest that saw both fighters rock one another multiple times throughout the event (Watch...

Oct 26, 2014 10:26 am

Jose Aldo Compares Conor McGregor To Chael Sonnen

Jose Aldo’s next opponent will likely be Conor McGregor, should ‘Notorious’ defeat Dennis Siver when the pair meet in January at UFC Fight Night Boston. McGregor, who did several appearances prior to UFC 179 while in Brazil, was cageside for the action last night, and was even called out by Jose Aldo after his victory...

Oct 26, 2014 9:59 am

Aldo Admits He Thought The Fight Was Over After Late Punches Dropped Mendes

At the end of the first round, Jose Aldo landed a brutal jab-cross combination after the round ended to drop Mendes. On TV the move looked incredibly dirty, and extremely deliberate, however UFC President Dana White and Jose Aldo both stated neither of them could hear the bell, and insist the blows were not deliberate...

Oct 26, 2014 9:50 am

McGregor Talks Siver Drug Test, Promises To “Punish Him For It”

It was announced earlier yesterday prior to UFC 179, that Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver would headline a UFC Fight Night card in Boston in January. McGregor spoke to media members in a pre-fight media scrum about the bout, and Dennis Siver’s past that includes a failed drug test. “I’m going to go in there...

Oct 26, 2014 9:22 am

Aldo Not Against Mendes Trilogy Bout

After a main event for the ages last night between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes, that saw both fighters rocked multiple times, and on the verge of being TKO’d at several points throughout the fight, many fans were left wanting to see the two warriors go at it again for a third time. Featherweight kingpin...

Oct 26, 2014 9:14 am

Jose Aldo And Dana White Insist Late Punches After The Bell Weren’t Intentional

After UFC 179’s main event started quickly, with both fighters trading shots and rocking one another, the first round was coming to a close. In the final few seconds, Aldo backed Mendes against the cage and landed a jab that seemingly stunned Mendes, then the round ended and Aldo landed a jab-cross combination that sent...

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 10:45 pm

UFC 179 Bonus Report: Aldo and Mendes Receive FOTN and Earn Extra $50K

Fight of the Night: Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes The rematch exceeded expectations and we are hoping for a third bout between the two. Mendes looked to be in the best shape of his career and his hands were impressive in the opening rounds of the fight. Aldo was quick to check any leg kick...

Oct 25, 2014 9:48 pm

UFC 179 Results: Aldo Retains Title Against Mendes in FOTN Performance

Both fighters’ striking looked fluid in the opening moments of the fight. Mendes’ hands were fast and attacked from different angles, allowing him to catch Aldo off guard several times. Aldo’s attack was just as impressive, but he was able to land the leg kicks which forced Mendes to constantly change his stance. Each fighter...

Oct 25, 2014 8:55 pm

UFC 179 Results: Davis Easily Gets Judges’ Decision Over Teixeira

Phil Davis executed his gameplan perfectly in this bout. Just when it looked like Teixeira was gaining momentum and was about to land some combinations, Davis would circle away and shoot for a takedown. He often landed the takedown from the side which allowed Davis to take Teixeira’s back. Teixeira was often unable to make...

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 7:36 pm

UFC 179 Results: Dariush Rides Out Decision Win Over Ferreira

Beneil Dariush and Diego Ferreira kicked off “UFC 179” with a rather uneventful bout. Neither fighter landed anything decisive, but Dariush was able to control the action just enough to pull off a unanimous decision win. Dariush smothered Ferreira and was able to take him down a number of times to pick up some momentum....

Oct 25, 2014 6:55 pm

UFC 179 Results: Magny Gets 5th Win of 2014 with Victory Over Macario

Neil Magny earned his fifth victory of the year with his technical knockout win against William Macario. This was the final preliminary fight of the night on Fox Sports 1. Macario was in full control of the first round and outstruck Magny. Magny was patient in his approach, however, and stuck to his strategy which...

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...