2856 Search Results for rematch

Oct 6, 2014 4:38 pm

Mendes Slams Aldo, Welcomes Fight With McGregor

Chad Mendes is gearing up for his UFC 179 rematch against Jose Aldo for the featherweight title. Leading up to the bout, both Mendes and Aldo have fired verbal shots at one another, highlighted by Aldo shoving Mendes when the two had their first staredown several months back. Mendes joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA...

Oct 5, 2014 9:38 am

Rory MacDonald Hopes UFC Took Note Of Win Over Saffiedine, Gives Him Title Shot

UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald hopes that the UFC took notice of his TKO win over Tarec Saffiedine last night at UFC Fight Night Halifax and awards him with a title shot. Saffiedine had never been stopped in his professional career prior to last night. The win put MacDonald’s name undoubtedly in the title picture following...

Oct 2, 2014 12:40 pm

Ouch! UFC 177 PPV buys estimated at 125,000

It appears that the UFC can bank on 125,000 buys no matter how bad of a pay-per-view fight card they put together. August’s UFC 177 event in Sacramento was an absolute disaster from a promotional standpoint, but was still able to generate the aforementioned 125,000 PPV buys according to estimates. The event was originally scheduled...

Oct 1, 2014 12:03 pm

White Takes Blame For Romero/Kennedy Controversy

“There was also a language barrier. But I saw the guys from the commission. They were yelling, ‘Get the hell out of there!’ I don’t care what language you speak — you know what get the hell out of there means. You know what time you’re supposed to be out of the octagon. It was...


Sep 28, 2014 2:26 pm

Breakdown of Romero/Kennedy Controversy and How to Solve It

UFC middleweights Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero stumbled upon a drama-filled bout this past Saturday night at “UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso”. Toward the end of the second round, Kennedy grabbed hold of Romero’s wrist and caught him with a right hand. After some wiggling of Romero’s wrist, Kennedy accidentally hooked his two fingers on...

Sep 28, 2014 10:11 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Romero’s Controversial Win Over Kennedy

Yesterday on the main card of UFC 178, after nearly being KO’d at the end of round 2, Yoel Romero’s corner bought him nearly 30 extra seconds on the stool between rounds. When the 3rd round started Romero went out and TKO’d Tim Kennedy. Below is a compilation of some of the best reactions from...

Sep 27, 2014 10:08 am

Silva: I Won’t Stop Until I Get My Title

Anderson Silva appears to be back, and it sounds like he means business. After losing to Chris Weidman on July 5th in 2013, and losing his middleweight championship Silva released a video saying “I’m back, trust me, I’m back.” However in their rematch in December of 2013, Silva snapped his leg. Now Silva is slated...

Sep 27, 2014 5:06 am

Mike Chiesa Smashing Mitts

Mike Chiesa is fresh off a doctor stoppage loss to Joe Lauzon, but that hasn’t stopped the lightweight from hitting the gym to train with John Wood in Las Vegas. He grabbed a video for his official Instagram. Chiesa has since been campaigning for a rematch against Joe Lauzon, but it looks like it won’t...

Sep 26, 2014 6:21 am

Wand names his greatest fights

Former PRIDE middleweight champion and MMA legend, Wanderlei Silva, retired from the sport of mixed martial arts just six days ago. “The Axe Murderer” recently did an interview with Brazil’s Combate, where he detailed the greatest fights of his illustrious career. Take a look: Greatest Fight “My great fight was against Liddell,” said Wand. “I...

Sep 25, 2014 11:44 am

Lesnar Turns Purple, WWE Refutes Health Rumors

  WWE’s Monday night “Raw” was filled with body slams, frog splashes and lots of smack talk, but there was one conspicuous absence — current WWE World Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar. Neither he nor his advocate, the outspoken Paul Heyman, appeared on the three-hour program. Not only that, but even John Cena, who was on...

Sep 25, 2014 10:12 am

#TBT | Penne Breaks Ellis’ Nose With Knee in Invicta Bout

In TUF 20’s latest featured bout a rematch took place between Jessice Penne and Lisa Ellis. The duo first fought under the Invicta FC banner, where Penne won again. The Caption Reads, Dear @LisaEllis115 It was my KNEE THAT BROKE YOUR NOSE… Not a headbutt

Sep 24, 2014 11:30 am

Like it or not, Wanderlei Silva should still go down as a legend

Former PRIDE middleweight champion Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1 MMA) recently retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this due to apparent grievances he had with both his employer (The UFC) and the NSAC (Nevada State Athletic Commission). Yesterday, the NSAC announced that “The Axe Murderer” had been indefinitely suspended, meaning he will never be able to fight in the...

Sep 24, 2014 4:40 am

Josh Barnett & Mark Hunt Mutually Agree To Scrap

UFC heavyweights Josh Barnett and Mark Hunt have mutually agreed to a fight. The two originally fought under the PRIDE FC banner back in 2006, Barnett winning via kimura. Fast forward 8 years, and the two are looking to lock em up one more time. Check it: I get why @markhunt1974 would want to rematch...

Sep 23, 2014 5:01 am

Mendes Slams Aldo: “This Guy’s An A**hole”

Chad Mendes will get a chance to redeem his 2012 loss to Jose Aldo at UFC 179 next month. As it has gotten closer and closer to the event, the pair has been talking more and more trash, capped off by Aldo shoving Mendes during the pair’s first staredown last month. Mendes joined MMAJunkie Radio...

Sep 22, 2014 4:41 pm

BREAKING : Weidman Out Of UFC 181, Hendricks vs. Lawler II Set To Headline Event

Chris Weidman has been forced out of his UFC 181 title fight against Vitor Belfort on December 6th. As a result, Johny Hendricks will defend his welterweight strap against Robbie Lawler in a highly anticipated rematch. The UFC broke the news via a press release, which stated that Weidman had suffered a hand injury during...

Sep 22, 2014 10:50 am

BLOCKED! Spike TV Running Eddie Alvarez Special During UFC 178

Eddie Alvarez was recently released from Bellator MMA after a lengthy contract dispute that went back to Bjorn Rebney’s time with the promotion. Scott Coker recently released Alvarez unconditionally, and wished him all the best in his fighting future. The very same day that Alvarez was released, the UFC signed Alvarez and placed him in...

Sep 22, 2014 8:29 am

Paulo Filho Hospitalized After Having Pre-Fight Seizure

The once dominant PRIDE FC fighter Paulo Filho has been hospitalized in Brazil after suffering a seizure before he was slated to fight Amilcar Alvez at Fatality Arena 7 last night. MMAFighting’s Guilherme Cruz broke the story. Filho started his career going 16-0, even winning the WEC championship. Filho picked up wins over elite level...

Sep 21, 2014 3:38 pm

Glover Teixeira Gives His Pick For Jones vs. Cormier

Glover Teixeira will have his eye on January’s UFC 182 main event bout between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. Glover is coming off a brutal 5-round beating at the hands of Jones, and is looking to get back in the win column with a win over Phil Davis at UFC 179. Glover spoke to media...

Sep 21, 2014 10:01 am

John Dodson Back Training Following ACL Surgery

John Dodson was the #1 contender in the flyweight division earlier this year, and a rematch for the title against Demetrious Johnson was on the horizon once again. However, unfortunately, Dodson suffered a torn ACL and would be out until 2015. Dodson posted the following video on his Facebook, of himself back in the gym...

Sep 17, 2014 9:05 am

Hendricks vs. Lawler II Being Targeted For February

Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler put on a spectacular performance when the pair fought for the vacant UFC welterweight title back in March. Hendricks ended up taking the decision, as well as the welterweight strap, but has been unable to defend the belt since due to a torn bicep. Robbie Lawler on the other hand...

Sep 16, 2014 3:40 pm

Aldo: If you talk about skills, I feel I’m the best in the world

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo recently sat down with Brazil’s AGFight, and said he is the best in the world. “If you talk about skills, I feel that I’m the best in the world. But it doesn’t mean that I think that I’m invincible and I’m still working to keep being a champion,” said Aldo...

Sep 15, 2014 5:06 am

PHOTO | Joe Lauzon Reveals Nasty Cut Sustained Before Chiesa Fight

Several weeks ago, Joe Lauzon and Michael Chiesa squared off in the Octagon in an epic bout that was cut short by a doctor stoppage after Lauzon opened a very deep cut on Chiesa’s eyebrow. Chiesa demanded a rematch, saying that he was never in danger, and that Lauzon in fact had gassed himself out....

Sep 14, 2014 4:51 pm

Leo Santos Admits To Cramping During “Exhausting” Weight Cut

Leo Santos picked up a win over Efrain Escudero this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night 51, however he admits he had trouble with his weight cut. His teammate, Renan Barao was forced out of his UFC 177 rematch against TJ Dillashaw after hitting his head after passing out when he was cutting weight. Despite...

Sep 14, 2014 8:55 am

UFC Fight Night 51 Draws Big Attendance In Brazil

Last night the UFC visited Brazil for UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski II. The event featured a rematch of the legendary 2010 bout between Andrei Arlovski and Antonio Bigfoot Silva under the Strikeforce banner that saw Bigfoot Silva pick up a unanimous decision victory. Last night was a different story, in the first...

Sep 10, 2014 4:01 pm

Kimbo Slice vs. James Thompson 2 almost happened at Bellator 123

Former Bellator matchmaker, Sam Caplan was recently interviewed by Sherdog and shared some interesting stories regarding his time with the promotion. Among these, was a story from just months ago, on how Bellator almost had Kimbo Slice convinced to make a return to Mixed Martial Arts: “I wanted Kimbo Slice vs. James Thompson for Bellator 123. That was...

Sep 10, 2014 9:01 am

Chiesa Gets Over Loss, Offers Lauzon A Cheeseburger Instead Of $50K

“Dear @joelauzon, If you’re gonna question my integrity as a man publicly, you can put the Xbox controller down, board a plane to Spokane, WA and come try to take the bonus check out of my hands yourself, don’t cross that line. I said I would of given that FOTN money back to FINISH the...