Archive: ben saunders

Dec 13, 2014 3:17 pm

UFC on FOX 13 Results: Saunders Earns Win After Riggs Suffers Injury

Another fight down, another accidental self inflicted loss. Tonight is playing out to be a bizarre night of fights. Riggs picked Saunders up and slammed him to the mat. Saunders, slick off of his back, started to work for a submission. While in mission control, Riggs unexpectedly tapped out and Saunders got up to his...

Sep 23, 2014 5:04 am

Joe Riggs Set To Make UFC Return At UFC on Fox 13

Joe Riggs once again has a date set for his return to the UFC. Earlier this year it was announced that Riggs would be making his return to the UFC, but earlier this summer a gun accident left Riggs in the hospital receiving a blood transfusion after being shot in the hand and leg. Now...

Sep 5, 2014 11:54 am

Salary Report: Rafael dos Anjos Out-Earns Benson Henderson For 1st Round K.O.

Last week’s UFC Fight Night 49 event saw former UFC lightweight champ, Benson Henderson fall to the vicious onslaught of Rafael dos Anjos. The event took place from Oklahoma’s BOK Center. The full disclosed fighter pay-outs, as confirmed by the Oklahoma Athletic Commission are as follows: Main Card (FOX Sports 1) Rafael dos Anjos ($38,000...

Aug 25, 2014 2:41 pm

Ben Saunders: Highlight Of UFC Return Was CM Punk’s Tweet

Following his return to the UFC, Ben Saunders, who won his bout via submission, became the first person to win a fight with an omoplata. If that wasn’t enough, he was awarded $50,000 for a performance of the night bonus. The highlight of Saunders night however? Getting a Tweet from WWE superstar CM Punk. Saunders...

Aug 24, 2014 5:15 pm

UFC Tulsa Post-Fight Bonuses: Dos Anjos Pockets $50k

Last night during the UFC Fight Night Tulsa post fight press conference, UFC President Dana White disclosed who the winners were for the performance bonus’ for the night. They are as follows: Performance Of The Night $50k – Rafael Dos Anjos for his KO win over Benson Henderson. Performance Of The Night $50k – Jordan...

Aug 21, 2014 10:55 am

Killa B – ‘The Goal Was To Always Come Back To The UFC’

“That was always the goal. The second I got cut that was the goal. I made a post on my Facebook and my social media letting people know the sad news that I got cut and it wasn’t just a small post. I wrote out exactly how I felt and I made a damn promise...

Aug 11, 2014 3:52 pm

Ben Saunders Returns To The UFC At Fight Night 49

TUF vet Ben Saunders will be making his return to the UFC later this month in Oklahoma on August 23rd at UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa Oklahoma. Saunders will be fighting Chris Heatherly, who will be making his UFC debut. Saunders was released by the UFC in 2010 after going 4-3 following his stint...

Aug 8, 2014 11:20 am

Ben Saunders Back In The UFC

Former UFC welterweight, Ben ‘Killa B’ Saunders is returning to the world’s best Mixed Martial Arts promotion after a four-year, eleven-fight stint outside the promotion. The fighter took to twitter with the announcement: It's Official I am back in the @UFC !!!!   I wanna Thank @JAronsonTitanFC , Lex , & @TitanFighting for letting me...

Jun 23, 2014 5:29 pm

Ben Saunders: I Visualized My Opponent Was Bjorn Rebney

Last week it was announced that Viacom had fired Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney and replaced him with the former Strikeforce CEO, Scott Coker. One person that is happier than the rest is Bellator fighter Ben Saunders who took to the Underground to express his distaste for the former Bellator CEO. “In My Opinion” He knew...

Dec 3, 2013 7:38 am

Ben Saunders Released By Bellator

The former UFC fighter, and three-time Bellator tournament competitor has been released by Bellator. MMAMania.com confirmed the news via Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney, who said “I’ve been a ‘Killa B’ fan for years, and Ben’s given 100 percent of his heart every single time he’s stepped into the Bellator cage.” “After competing in three Bellator...

Jun 12, 2013 11:33 am

Douglas Lima Injured Again, Out of Bellator 97 Tourney Finals Fight with Ben Saunders

By JAKE CHASTAIN | The injury bug just won’t stop biting Bellator welterweight Douglas Lima (24-5 MMA, 6-1 BFC). The tournament finalist has apparently suffered a rib injury has force him out of a rematch and Season 8 tournament final with Ben Saunders (16-5-2 MMA, 7-2 BFC). Sherdog.com first reported the initial rumor and Lima later...

Jun 4, 2013 4:16 pm

EXCLUSIVE | (PART 2) Manny ‘The Mean Bean’ Rodriguez Discusses Michael Chandler vs. David Rickels & Bellator 97

By JAKE CHASTAIN | This week on Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio our boys invited Alliance MMA coach, Bellator commentator, and former King of the Cage heavyweight champ & mixed martial artist Manny Rodriguez onto the show. During his segment on the show Rodriguez touched on several topics ranging from Bellator’s upcoming summer shows, his coaching role at Alliance MMA, Bellator Champion Michael Chandler’s upcoming...

Mar 6, 2013 11:02 am

Douglas Lima Breaks Hand in Semi-Final Win; Saunders Bout Postponed Until Summer

The MMA game is one of the toughest sports to remain healthy in. Obviously the dangers involved are much higher than any other professional sport as the object of the game is to hurt your opponent. With that being said it makes sense that any tournament style show, such as the current Bellator season 8...

Dec 6, 2012 11:12 am

Exclusive: Jon “War Machine” Koppenhaver Talks to BJPenn.Com Radio

  Jon “War Machine” Koppenhaver has made more noise outside of the cage than inside of it. As a contestant on season six of The Ultimate Fighter Koppenhaver displayed an interesting personality ans showed he could handle himself inside the Octagon. He was released after a first round submission loss to Yoshiyuki Yoshida at UFC...