Archive: bantamweight

Dec 20, 2014 9:42 pm

UFC FN 58 Results: Barao Submits Gagnon in 3rd Round, Wants Title Shot

Number fourteen ranked Mitch Gagnon was no match for former champion Renan Barao tonight in the co main event of “UFC Fight Night 58”. There were a couple moments in the first two rounds where Barao looked like he was in trouble, but he escaped adversity quickly and found a way to finish the fight...

Nov 2, 2014 8:53 am

Cris Cyborg Injures Ankle, Out Of Bantamweight Debut At Invicta 10

Cris Cyborg has been training for her highly anticipated bantamweight debut at Invicta 10 in December, however after a serious ankle injury in training, Cyborg will likely have to undergo surgery, further postponing her bantamweight debut. Stepping in for Cyborg in the main event against bantamweight champion Michelle Waterson will be Herica Tiburcio. Cyborg’s injury...

Sep 17, 2014 9:21 am

Rousey Slams Cyborg: ‘The Best She Has Isn’t Good Enough’

The plot between UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Cris Cyborg thickens once again. For those unfamiliar with the situation, Cris Cyborg wanted a fight with Rousey, but said that if she dropped to the bantamweight limit of 135 pounds, she would die. This silenced the talk of a potential superfight for some time,...

Jul 7, 2014 2:11 pm

PHOTO | Dominick Cruz And TJ Dillashaw Face Off At UFC Expo

Dominick Cruz, who was stripped of his bantamweight belt last year, had a staredown with TJ Dillashaw at the UFC Fan Expo this past weekend in what was surely a tense moment. When Dominick Cruz comes back healthy, you can surely expect to see these two superstars collide in the cage should TJ Dillashaw defeat...


Jul 3, 2014 9:34 am

Davis Talks Strategy, Why Rousey Has Been So Successful

Alexis Davis, who is challenging Ronda Rousey’s bantamweight title on Saturday night spoke to the media today about why Ronda Rousey has been so successful so far, saying it’s because “she doesn’t give people time to think.”. Check out the full interview below:

Jul 3, 2014 8:26 am

Faber Pumped For Caceras Fight: I’m Not Scared Of Anything

When it was announced that Urijah Faber, a three time UFC title challenger, and former WEC champion would fight Alex Caceras at UFC 175, many MMA fans were left scratching their heads. Despite Caceras coming off a big win over a previously undefeated Sergio Pettis, “Bruce Leeroy” just hasn’t fought the caliber of opponents Faber...

Jun 23, 2014 3:01 pm

STATIC Episode 4: Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber

Several weeks ago it was announced that Jay-Z and Anderson Silva were bringing you a web series called Static that took an in depth look at the biggest rivalries in MMA. First was Chael Sonnen vs. Anderson Silva, next was Jason Miller vs. Nick Diaz, then was Miesha Tate vs. Ronda Rousey, and now is...

Jun 10, 2014 4:57 pm

Manny Gamburyan Wants To Drop To 135

UFC Featherweight Manny Gamburyan is eyeing a drop to bantamweight according to the fighters latest Tweet, and eyeing a September fight. Check out the Tweet below. All I have to do to make 135 is walk around 160. And I will do it… September sounds good. @ufc lets do it

Jun 3, 2014 2:15 pm

Dillashaw Willing To Fight Faber If Cash Is Right

Newly crowned bantamweight champ T.J. Dillashaw would potentially be willing to fight mentor and Team Alpha Male founder Urijah Faber if the UFC is willing to shell out the cash. Dillashaw had the following to say about Faber and what he has done to help Dillashaw’s career on a recent episode of The Joe Rogan...

Apr 11, 2014 8:42 pm

Ronda Rousey Set to Defend Title Against Alexis Davis at UFC 175

The rumors of Gina Carano fighting for the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship have officially been put on the back-burner. Dana White tweeted on Friday night that Ronda Rousey will be defending her title against Alexis Davis at UFC 175. The event will take place on July 5th, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ronda Rousey last...

Mar 15, 2014 10:42 am

VIDEO | Cain Velasquez Media Scrum

Yesterday in Dallas, UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez was on scene to field questions from the media. See what he had to say by clicking play above. Enjoy!

Mar 11, 2014 11:44 am

Boxing’s Anne Wolfe Fires Off On Ronda Again: “I’ll put that hoe straight to sleep”

Anne Wolfe continues to poke and prod Ronda Rousey. BJPenn.com reported on Wolfe’s initial comments towards the women’s UFC bantamweight champion yesterday, where Wolfe had been quoted as saying she would “fuck Ronda Rousey up”, if the two ever met in combat. Not quite content with those deep and thought-provoking words of wisdom, Wolfe has apparently taken to...

Mar 4, 2014 5:32 pm

Assuncao Would be ‘Pissed’ if He’s Passed Over for Title Fight

Coming off his sixth straight win, stellar bantamweight Raphael Assuncao feels he’s the guy to get the next crack at champion Renan Barao. The two fighters above him in the current rankings have already received their title shots so Assuncao feels it’s his time. He told Fox Sports the following: “I’ll be pissed if it...

Feb 20, 2014 8:42 am

Ronda Rousey ‘Concerned’ About UFC 170 PPV Buys

  Ronda Rousey is concerned.   Sure, she’s the biggest thing to hit the UFC since Kimbo Slice’d bread.  Sure, the fans love to love her, or love to hate her. But too much of a good thing isn’t always a good thing.   “I get concerned,” Rousey said during the open workouts for UFC 170, which will...

Feb 18, 2014 9:33 am

Ronda Rousey On Sara McMann: “She’s trying to rip away everything I worked for, and that’s not very nice.”

Ronda Rousey doesn’t like Miesha Tate. That might be one of the biggest understatements I could write about the women’s UFC bantamweight champion. After all, one could surmise exactly how Ronda felt about Miesha, simply by watching the two women interact for a few seconds. And even after Ronda completely dominated her arch-rival in their championship bout at UFC 168,...

Feb 12, 2014 7:21 pm

Ronda Rousey Responds to Jon Jones’ Criticism, Says She Is Owed Help

Jon Jones recently accused the UFC of favoring Ronda Rousey in her career endeavors. During Wednesday’s media call for UFC 170, Ronda Rousey responded to Jon Jones and his claims. 5thRound’s Tom Ngo transcribed the following: “I don’t know exactly what [Jones] said, but I work really, really hard,” Rousey stated. “I might be getting...

Jan 8, 2014 6:08 am

Invicta Boss Shannon Knapp Thinks Cyborg vs. Rousey Will Go Down This Year

Ronda Rousey has her sights set on Sara McMann for her next title defense at UFC 170, but who’ next in line if she successfully defends the championship? Invicta FC President thinks Cris Cyborg could be a potential opponent to Rousey’s throne in 2014. Jonathan Snowden recently asked his followers to send him their predictions...