Archive: boston

Jan 18, 2015 9:19 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: McGregor Dominates Siver, Wins in Round 2

“The Notorious” Conor McGregor did not defeat his opponent in two minutes like he had predicted, but the lengthier fight favored him as it showcased just how dominant he could be in the octagon. Dennis Siver is a top ten fighter but it looked like he had no business being in there with McGregor. By...

Jan 18, 2015 8:46 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Cerrone Upsets Henderson and Earns Decision Win

Benson Henderson looked amazing tonight in defeat against Donald Cerrone who looked great in his own right. Cerrone never got to unload like he wanted considering he took the fight on such short notice, but he gained the decision win nonetheless. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter Henderson was more diverse in his attack than Cerrone...

Jan 18, 2015 7:35 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Tibau Earns 16th UFC Win with Decision Over Parke

This lightweight bout may not have been the most exciting opening to a main card, but it was nice to see both Gleison Tibau and Norman Parke smart careful and smart. They both respected each other’s power and did not want to get within a dangerous striking distance. Tibau outgrappled his Parke tonight, though, and earned...

Jan 18, 2015 7:00 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Pendred Picks Up Controversial Decision Over Spencer

That was a controversial decision to say the least. Cathal Pendred picked up a unanimous decision victory over Sean Spencer even though he was outstruck. Pendred landed four takedowns, but they did not lead to anything at all. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter Spencer brought the fight to Pendred who was not prepared for such...

Jan 18, 2015 6:24 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Larkin Brutally TKOs Howard in 1st Round

John Howard’s head movement was looking good in the opening minute of the bout, but Lorenz Larkin was on another level tonight in Boston. Larkin was light on his feet and picked every shot strategically which resulted in a big TKO win for him. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter Larkin caught Howard off guard with...

Jan 18, 2015 6:09 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Wade Takes 3 Low Blows, Still Defeats Lipeng

Zhang Lipeng and Chris Wade slowed the pace of tonight’s event with their bout. Low blows, strikes to the back of the head and a grapple-heavy fight led to a fight that may not have satisfied the casual mixed martial arts fan’s appetite for action. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter The referee called for the...

Jan 18, 2015 5:35 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Holohan Dominates Howell for 3 Rounds

Regardless of what critics are saying of the “Irish Invasion” of the UFC, it is getting increasingly hard to call it “hype”. Patrick Holohan absolutely dominated for fifteen minutes straight and there was no denying he was going to earn the decision win. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter Holohan took to the center of the...

Jan 18, 2015 5:02 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Case TKOs Perez in Round 3

Even though it was just his second fight in the octagon, Johnny Case looked like he has been in there for years. Every single time it looked like Frankie Perez would make an offensive move, Case either cut him off or turned the tables shortly thereafter. The fight was one sided and “Hollywood” Case ended...

Jan 18, 2015 4:33 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Rosa Traps Soriano in D’Arce and Earns Win

Charlez Rosa and Sean Soriano kicked off the Fox Sports 1 portion of the preliminaries with their featherweight bout. Rosa was game and threatened submissions every single time the fight went to the ground where he finally submitted Soriano in round three. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter Rosa proved to be the superior featherweight tonight...

Jan 18, 2015 4:02 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: O’Connell Rallies Back to TKO Van Buren

Matt Van Buren and Sean O’Connell followed up an exciting featherweight bout with a slower paced, but more heavy hitting light heavyweight bout. Van Buren looked great in the first round, but he slowly started fading as each minute passed. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter Sean O’Connell took a serious beating in the form of...

Jan 18, 2015 3:30 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Sanchez Earns Decision Win Over Matsuda

These two flyweights may have jerked the curtain for today’s card in Boston, but their fight is going to be tough to follow. Tateki Matsuda and Joby Sanchez fought their hearts out and brought the crowd to life with their strike-heavy bout. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter Matsuda opened the bout strong with a knockdown,...

Nov 20, 2014 9:43 am

McGregor on Siver: “He’s a weird looking, deformed looking guy”

Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver are gearing up for their UFC Fight Night Boston bout in January. Leading up to the event, the pair visited Boston to promote the fight with a press conference. Unsurprisingly, McGregor continued his trash talk, mocking Siver for failing a drug test. (via MMAFighting) “He’s muscular but he’s really small....

Nov 19, 2014 8:23 am

McGregor Pulling For Swanson Over Edgar

‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor will likely have his eye close on this Saturday’s main event between Cub Swanson and Frankie Edgar. UFC President Dana White has stated that if Swanson wins the bout, he will be awarded a title shot against Jose Aldo. McGregor, who fights Dennis Siver in January, will also likely earn a title...

Nov 10, 2014 3:34 pm

Tateki Matsuda vs. Joby Sanchez Set For UFC Fight Night Boston

UFC Fight Night Boston, which takes place on January 18th, and features a featherweight bout between Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver has picked up another bout to an already stacked lineup. Boston Herald reported earlier today that Tateki Matsuda will face Joby Sanchez on the card. Matsuda will be looking to bounce back after suffering...

Nov 9, 2014 1:42 pm

BOOKING ROUNDUP! UFC Schedules 7 Bouts For Upcoming Events

The UFC was especially busy this past week scheduling many bouts for upcoming shows. First up the UFC signed Rony Jason vs. Tom Niinimaki to fight at UFC Fight Night 58 in Brazil on December 20th. Jason is coming off a split decision loss to Robbie Peralta whereas Niinimaki will be riding a 2-fight losing...

Oct 26, 2014 3:05 pm

McGregor Sees Holes In Aldo’s Game, “My Confidence Is Sky High”

Conor McGregor attended UFC 179 last night in Brazil, with a close eye on the main event between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes, where Aldo defended his featherweight strap (Watch the highlights HERE). McGregor, who faces Dennis Siver in January at UFC Fight Night Boston, will face Jose Aldo in the summer according to UFC...

Oct 26, 2014 9:50 am

McGregor Talks Siver Drug Test, Promises To “Punish Him For It”

It was announced earlier yesterday prior to UFC 179, that Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver would headline a UFC Fight Night card in Boston in January. McGregor spoke to media members in a pre-fight media scrum about the bout, and Dennis Siver’s past that includes a failed drug test. “I’m going to go in there...

Oct 24, 2014 9:48 am

Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver headlines UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston

A key featherweight bout featuring Conor McGregor (16-2 MMA, 4-0 UFC) taking on Dennis Siver (22-9 MMA, 11-6 UFC) will headline the UFC’s return to Boston this January. UFC officials confirmed the five-round main event booking this morning. The brash Irishman, Conor McGregor, is coming off a first-round knockout victory which he earned over Dustin...