Archive: canada

Oct 11, 2014 7:40 pm

WSOF 14 Results: Shields Makes Quick Work of Ford, Calls Out Fitch

Ryan Ford let Jake Shields take the fight to the ground and he paid for it with a loss. Shields got popped with a straight left from Ford early on in the fight and you could tell Shields had no interest in keeping the fight standing. Shields shot for a takedown, but Ford blocked it...

Apr 16, 2014 8:47 pm

Tim Kennedy: I’m Super Disappointed I Didn’t Finish Bisping

Tim Kennedy came out on top after five full rounds with temporary-rival Michael Bisping at ‘The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale’. Walking into the octagon as a two-to-one underdog, almost nobody gave Kennedy a chance to win this fight if it went to decision. Kennedy shut the doubters up with a dominant performance, but he still...

Mar 27, 2014 9:11 am

Report: Rory MacDonald vs. Tyron Woodley In The Works

We now know who Johny Hendricks’ first title defense will be against. Kind of. MMA Junkie‘s Steven Marocco reports that Rory MacDonald and Tyron Woodley will square off during the UFC’s first trip to Canada this year (UFC174 in June), for a presumed number-one contender’s match. The fight makes sense not only on paper, but...

Jan 29, 2014 6:08 am

UFC has big plans for Canada in 2014

As Canada continues to be one of the biggest hotbeds for Mixed Martial Arts, the UFC is looking to increase its presence there in 2014. In an interview with OCanada, UFC director of Canadian operations Tom Wright revealed plans for both a publicity tour and at least 4 live fight cards this year. A press...


May 29, 2013 1:40 pm

James Krause Replaces Injured Vallie-Flagg; Now Faces Sam Stout at UFC 161

By Jake Chastain | The UFC has called upon a newcomer to step in and face Sam Stout at next month’s UFC 161 event in Winnipeg. Former WEC fighter James Krause (19-4 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has been announced as the UFC’s replacement for the injured Isaac Vallie-Flagg (14-3-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC).Vallie-Flagg’s injury was announced by the UFC in...

Apr 11, 2013 8:53 am

UFC Addresses Recent Amateur Fighter Death

At an unregulated amateur MMA event last week in Michigan, competitor Felix Pablo Elochukwu died in the match. There were no doctors on site and Elochukwu may have had an existing medical condition going into the fight. Regardless, the UFC had no involvement in this promotion nor do they carry responsibility for it. But at...