197 Search Results for brandon vera

Nov 19, 2016 9:42 pm

Michael Chandler Defeats Benson Henderson in Bellator 165 Main Event

On Saturday night, Bellator MMA returned to the SAP Center in San Jose, California with Bellator 165. In the card’s main event, reigning Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler attempted to defend his title against former WEC and UFC lightweight titleholder Benson Henderson. Though Chandler would ultimately succeed on this mission, Henderson did not make it easy...

Nov 17, 2016 1:04 pm

VIDEO | UFC rankings updated following UFC 205 – Conor McGregor not yet at the pinnacle

The UFC rankings were freshly updated following the historic UFC 205 event that took place at New York’s Madison Square Garden. UFC superstar Conor McGregor made history on Saturday night in the main event against Eddie Alvarez. “The Notorious” became the first fighter in the UFC to hold two weight class championship titles at the...

Nov 16, 2016 6:14 am

Report: Tarec Saffiedine Gets “Stun Gun” at UFC 207

The highlights of UFC 207, which is scheduled for December 30, are the two title fights that sit atop the bill. The bigger of these title fights will see former women’s bantamweight queen Ronda Rousey return to action against reigning champ Amanda Nunes. The other will see men’s bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz defend his strap against undefeated...


Nov 8, 2016 8:14 am

UFC Rankings Update: Tony Ferguson Surges Ahead

Last Saturday, the UFC touched down in sun-soaked Mexico City with UFC Fight Night 98. With this exciting event in the rear-view mirror, the UFC has updated their official rankings to reflect the shifts and shakeups that resulted from it. The most notable rankings change that stemmed from the UFC’s recent trip to Mexico was...

Oct 5, 2016 8:50 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’ payouts

This past weekend the UFC hit Portland, Oregon for an action packed night of fights. The event started off with a bang on UFC Fight Pass as Curtis Blaydes picked up a spectacular KO win over Cody East, leaving East with a massive welt on his head from brutal elbows. Throughout the event the ball...

Sep 30, 2016 11:21 am

UFC Portland Weigh In Results: Three Fighters Miss Weight

Tomorrow night, the UFC will take over Portland’s Moda Center with UFC Fight Night 96. Portland’s main event honors will be held by former flyweights John Dodson and John Lineker, both of whom have recently found new life at bantamweight. Dodson, who twice fought for the title at flyweight, will look to build on the momentum...

Jan 26, 2016 9:18 am

Fight Night Newark VIDEO: Road to the Octagon – Josh Barnett vs Ben Rothwell

Josh Barnett and Ben Rothwell are days away from meeting at the co-main event in Newark, NJ and the heavyweight contest has all the makings of the fight to steal the show come Jan 30th. Barnett has made it clear that he’s had the title once and his pursuit to reclaim it is undeniable. One...

Dec 4, 2015 8:57 pm

Fighters give advice to their 19-year-old selves

On Thursday ‘Super’ Sage Northcutt will fight Cody Pfister at UFC FN 80. The bout will be the second under the UFC banner for the 19-year-old Northcutt. Ahead of that bout, Lisa Foiles of UFC.com asked several fighters what advice they would give to their 19 year old selves. Brandon Thatch: Train. Train and focus....

Nov 1, 2015 8:56 am

Bellator 146 picks up 6 new bouts

Bellator 146 has picked up yet another exciting matchup for its November 20th card. Houston Alexander vs. Guilherme Viana has been added to the main card of the event in addition to several other fights which we have listed below. Ben Reiter vs. Francisco France – middleweight Israel Giron vs. Mark Dickman – featherweight Arlene...

Aug 31, 2015 5:14 pm

“Ultimate Fighter: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber” Cast Revealed

The contestants for the twenty-second season of “The Ultimate Fighter” have been announced and there are some big names in the mix! Thirty-two UFC hopefuls, sixteen Americans and sixteen Europeans, will duke it out in the octagon for the right to stay in the Ultimate Fighter House. The Europeans will be led by Dublin’s own...

Jul 13, 2015 9:12 am

UFC 189 Payout Report: McGregor and Mendes Earn Big

Chad Mendes stepped in on short notice to save the main-event of “UFC 189” and was rewarded handsomely for doing so. Conor McGregor was able to put away Mendes in less than ten minutes, but it wasn’t with ease. McGregor was cut open and was taken down several times before finishing Mendes with strikes in...

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...

Jan 9, 2015 10:04 am

Seven Bouts Added To ‘Bellator: Pitbull vs. Strauss’

A seven-bout preliminary card for Bellator MMA’s first event of 2015, “Bellator: Pitbull vs. Straus,” is now official with the middleweights Dustin Jacoby(10-4) vs. John Salter (10-3), a 220-pound catchweight contest of Hector Carillo (5-6) vs. Everett Cummings (8-0), lightweights Steve Kozola (4-0) vs. Jonathan Rivera (4-0), lightweights Derek “The Barbaric” Anderson (11-1) vs. Danny Navarro (12-4), featherweights Fabricio Guerreiro(20-3) vs. Nick “No Limit” Piedmont...

Oct 23, 2013 12:24 pm

UFC Fight Night 32 Line-Up Set for Nov. 9

  The fight card for UFC Fight Night 32: Belfort vs. Henderson has been finalized with a total of 12 fights divided between a preliminary card that will stream live online and a main card that will air on FOX Sports 1.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA The UFC has announced its line-up for next...

Aug 12, 2013 2:00 pm

World Series of Fighting 4 Injuries and Medical Suspensions

The California State Athletic Commission has released the list of fighters who will be suffering medical suspensions after competing on WSOF 4 “Spong vs. DeAnda”. The card took place this past Saturday on August 10th and saw several fighters take a decent beating. As a result of all the punishment, six fighters have been suspended...

May 31, 2013 8:54 am

Lloyd Irvin States He Will File Lawsuit Against Mike Fowler

The controversy that broke out yesterday surrounding Lloyd Irvin and a former student, Mike Fowler, has escalated to a potential legal issue as Irvin stated to Bloody Elbow Wednesday that he will file a lawsuit against Fowler.   Irvin’s statement came in an email correspondence, which BE later published. In it, Irvin asks, “Do you...

Jan 15, 2013 11:42 am

“Just Scrap” Returns Tomorrow Night With The Comeback Of Cabbage Correira | MMA NEWS

Tomorrow night, at the Hilo Civic Center, the “Just Scrap” promotion returns to action with a fully stacked 12-fight event featuring the highly anticipated return of UFC veteran Wesley “Cabbage” Correira. In the other headlining slot, Chad “Brahma Bull” Thomas is set to take on the very tough Doug Hiu in a heavyweight attraction that...

Aug 3, 2012 4:55 am

Jon Jones Has His Say On UFC On FOX 4 Headline Fights | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones has his say on the UFC On FOX 4 headline bouts. Jones comments via his Official Twitter account. Jon Jones has fought and finished all four men who are set to feature on the UFC On FOX 4 headline bouts so who better to pick the...

Jul 31, 2012 8:34 am

White Changes Tune, Says Four Fighters Now Competing for Shot at 205 lbs. Title | UFC NEWS

The fans have spoken, and UFC President Dana White heard them loud and clear. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Brandon “The Truth” Vera, Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida, and Ryan “Darth” Bader are now all competing for the next shot at the UFC light heayweight championship currently held by Jon “Bones” Jones. For his part, Jones must first...

May 16, 2012 2:39 pm

BJPenn.com's Unofficial Guide to MMA Nicknames – The best and worst | UFC NEWS

Fighters have always carried nicknames. Most of them fit their persona, some do not, and some – well they don’t even make sense. Listed below are some notable fighter nicknames, and I will warn you now that a few of them are terrible. The ones identified are classified as Great, Good, and Terrible. The criteria...