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Feb 15, 2015 4:15 pm

Bisping Responds To Faber: “Hey, I Respect You”

Recently it was announced that Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber would be fighting in Manilla, in a highly anticipated matchup. Fox Sports analysts Daniel Cormier, and Michael Bisping were asked who they think would win the bout, and they both chose Frankie Edgar. This sparked a bit of frustration from Urijah Faber, who had some...

Feb 15, 2015 4:05 pm

McGregor Was Briefly The Betting Favorite Against Aldo

Last week, for a brief period of time, Irish fight fans were betting so heavily on Conor McGregor defeating Jose Aldo, that McGregor was at one point the betting favorite, and Aldo was the underdog. Aldo and McGregor are set to fight at UFC 189 on July 11th in Las Vegas, and while betting lines...

Feb 15, 2015 4:05 pm

Zingano: ‘Rousey Has Never Dealt With Anyone Like Me Before’

Ahead of Cat Zingano’s UFC 184 title match against Ronda Rousey later this month, ‘Alpha’ many have questioned if she will be the woman to defeat Rousey. Zingano is supremely confident that she can defeat Rousey, and believes that Rousey is only the champion because she was given the opportunity to fight for the belt...

Feb 15, 2015 4:04 pm

Bellator 133 Salary Report: Shlemenko Banks $20,000 For Main Event Win

This past Friday, Bellator 133 took center stage as Alexander Shlemenko KO’d Melvin Manhoef via spinning back fist in the main event. Below is the salary report from the event, which was obtained by Sherdog.com. Alexander Shlemenko: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) Melvin Manhoef: $15,000 Daniel Weichel: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus) Pat Curran: $20,000...

Feb 15, 2015 3:59 pm

Demian Maia Blames Opponents For Lack Of Submission Wins

Demian Maia is arguably one of the most accomplished Jiu-Jitsu practitioners currently competing in MMA. With 9 of his 19 professional MMA wins coming by way of submission, Maia is one of the most lethal submission artists in the UFC. Ahead of his UFC Fight Night 62 bout against Ryan LaFlare, Maia spoke about why...

Feb 15, 2015 2:16 pm

Dana White Shuts Down Henderson vs. MacDonald Fight Talks

Last night after Benson Henderson defeated Brandon Thatch via 4th round submission, he revealed that if Rory MacDonald was still in need of an opponent for UFC 186, he would be happy to step in for Hector Lombard, who was popped for PEDs after his UFC 182 win over Josh Burkman. Immediately the MMA world...

Feb 15, 2015 8:46 am

Dana White On Silva’s Failed Drug Test: “It Screwed Me Up”

Following an action packed night of fights in Broomfield, Colorado, UFC President Dana White joined media members, and fighters, for the post-fight press conference. A media member asked Dana White to discuss his thoughts on Anderson Silva’s failed drug test, to which White responded with: “It screwed me up for a few days. I was...

Feb 15, 2015 7:29 am

Rory MacDonald Reacts To Henderson’s Callout

Last night, following his 4th round submission win over Brandon Thatch, Benson Henderson called for a bout against Rory MacDonald. MacDonald was slated to fight Hector Lombard at UFC 186 in April, however it was discovered that Lombard tested positive for PEDs following his win over Josh Burkman at UFC 182 in January. Henderson said...

Feb 15, 2015 7:29 am

Henderson Defeated Thatch With A Toothpick In His Mouth

Fight fans may remember that after Benson Henderson’s successful title defense against Nate Diaz several years ago, he produced a toothpick from his mouth, leaving many to dub the situation ‘toothpick-gate’ (See that HERE). Henderson has briefly discussed the ‘legend of the toothpick’ before (See that HERE), and last night in Broomfield Colorado, the toothpick...

Feb 15, 2015 7:29 am

Pros React To Henderson’s Win Over Thatch

Last night in the main event of Broomfield Colorado, Benson Henderson successfully moved up to welterweight and defeated Brandon Thatch via 4th round submission. Below is a compilation of Tweets from fighters watching the event. Henderson walks out and said "let's find out", well let's find out ! #UFCBroomfield — Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) February 15,...

Feb 15, 2015 7:28 am

Henderson Calls For Bout Against MacDonald After Win Over Thatch

Last night in the main event of “UFC Fight Night: Broomfield”, Benson Henderson made his welterweight debut, and did so in impressive fashion. Henderson utilized his head movement and elusiveness in the first round to weather the initial storm brought on by Thatch until the second round, when he began getting takedowns. Ultimately, Henderson submitted...

Feb 15, 2015 5:46 am

Magny: ‘I Want To Keep Getting Better’

Last night at “UFC Fight Night: Broomfield”, Neil Magny kicked off 2015 with another win to add to his win streak, making it 6 in a row, the longest win streak in the welterweight division. All 6 of those wins however, have come over unranked opponents, and despite his incredible win-streak, Magny hasn’t cracked the...

Feb 15, 2015 5:45 am

UFC FN 60 Post-fight Bonuses: Borg, Magny, Henderson, And Thatch Earn $50k

Fight fans witnessed a fantastic night of fights last night in Broomfield Colorado, that included Benson Henderson’s successful welterweight debut, Max Holloway’s dominant win over Cole Miller to get a crack at Cub Swanson in April, and Neil Magny extending his win streak to 6. At the post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White revealed...

Feb 14, 2015 10:27 pm

UFC FN 60 Results: Henderson Makes Thatch Tap in Round 4

After several changes to the main event, Ben Henderson and hometown boy Brandon Thatch finally made it to the octagon in one piece for their welterweight bout. Henderson seemed to be in amazing shape and the gain in weight did not hinder his performance tonight in the least. Thatch utilized his height to step in...

Feb 14, 2015 9:52 pm

Max Holloway vs. Cub Swanson Takes Place in April

After picking up a unanimous decision victory over Cole Miller, Max Holloway was informed he has a spot on the “UFC on FOX 15” card against Cub Swanson in April! “UFC on FOX: Rockhold vs. Machida” will take place on April 18, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. Max Holloway is currently riding a five fight...

Feb 14, 2015 9:42 pm

UFC FN 60 Results: Miller Frustrated with Loss Against Holloway

Cole Miller tried to utilize his reach advantage by keeping a safe striking distance, but Holloway was prepared for his opponent’s gameplan and negated the reach with various strategies. Holloway closed the distance by lunging inside and landing stiff kicks to the body of Miller. Once inside striking distance, Holloway forced a scrap and muscled...

Feb 14, 2015 9:09 pm

UFC FN 60 Results: Magny Chokes Kunimoto into Submission

Neil Magny looked fantastic tonight in his performance against Kiichi Kunimoto. Magny picked him apart with strikes in the first two rounds and softened him up for an easy finish in round three. Magny took Kunimoto down at the start of the third round and easily transitioned to his back. Kunimoto picked his head up...

Feb 14, 2015 8:38 pm

UFC FN 60 Results: Kelly Earns Lackluster Win Over Walsh

Daniel Kelly and Patrick Walsh slowed down the pace of tonight’s card with their lackluster middleweight bout. Patrick Walsh was six pounds overweight at the day of the weigh ins yesterday, so the tough weight cut may have had something to do with his performance tonight. Even though he made weight, Daniel Kelly grew fatigued...

Feb 14, 2015 8:04 pm

UFC FN 60 Results: Lee Picks Up Decision Win Over Prazeres

Michel Prazeres and Kevin Lee saw an exciting opening round, followed by two slower paced rounds that rarely saw a significant shot land. Prazeres looked for the takedown early and often, but did not find much success throughout the fight. Lee kept his distance and utilized his reach which meant Prazeres had to lunge for...