Archive: cerrone vs. barboza

Apr 24, 2014 10:46 am

Coach: Khabib Nurmagomedov Deserves No. 1 Contender Fight

“Well, it would be advantageous, in his position, with as many wins as he’s had in the UFC that he has a No. 1 contender’s spot in his next fight. I think it’s only logical, I think the fans would want to see it. And I think Joe Rogan said that he and Anthony Pettis,...

Apr 23, 2014 5:27 pm

Edson Barboza: ‘Cerrone Got Lucky, Give Me A Rematch’

Excuses are like… A punch was thrown. A punch landed. Edson Barboza lost to Donald Cerrone. But for the Brazilian, Cerrone’s perfectly timed strike was all just a bit of luck. “I just want to fight again as soon as possible. If UFC gives me a rematch, I will be there. I want to keep...

Apr 21, 2014 7:22 pm

VIDEO | Behind The Scenes – ATT’s 5-0 UFC on FOX 11 Run

Behind the scenes at UFC Fox 11 in Orlando, Florida with American Top Team fighters Thiago “Pitbull” Alves, Jorge Masvidal, Yoel Romero, Caio Magalhaes, and Mirsad Bektic. The team went 5-0 during last weekend’s UFC event.

Apr 20, 2014 9:54 pm

‘UFC on FOX 11: Werdum vs. Browne’ Draws Record Low Television Numbers

Ut oh!! Last weekend’s UFC on FOX 11 card may have been a success in the box office. However, it doesn’t appear to be breaking any records as far as TV ratings go. Unless we’re talking record for the lowest watched UFC event on FOX, because that’s what just happened. Ouch! MMAPayout has the report:...

Apr 20, 2014 8:52 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Werdum vs. Browne Fight

As with all UFC events, fighters from around the world have taken to twitter with their thoughts and reactions following Saturday’s UFC on FOX 11 event. In the evening headliner, Fabricio Werdum proved why he’s the true number one contender and turned in a dominant performance over Travis Browne. Here’s the reactions: Meus Parabéns ao...

Apr 20, 2014 1:04 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Medical Suspensions Report: Two Fighters Out Indefinitely

The Florida State Box Commission has handed out mandatory suspensions to six, of last night’s, UFC on FOX 11 competitors. Two indefinite suspensions highlight the list, while four other fighters received terms not exceeding 45 days. The full list of medical suspensions is as follows: Brad Tavares: suspended 45 days due to multiple facial lacerations...

Apr 20, 2014 12:50 pm

VIDEO | Shaquile O’Neal UFC on FOX 11 Interview

NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal and UFC correspondent Megan Olivi chat it up before UFC on FOX 11. Hear how the big man helped pull off the pre-fight press conference and how he was introduced to mixed martial arts.

Apr 20, 2014 12:12 pm

PHOTO’s | Shaq Takes Over UFC Weekend In Orlando

The UFC’s first trip to Orlando, Florida, will go down as a smashing success. UFC President, Dana White guaranteed the promotion’s return to the Central Florida city, following a successful gate and support from the local community. One Orlando citizen was more welcoming than most. Four-time NBA Champion, Shaquille O’Neal rolled out the red carpet for...

Apr 20, 2014 10:37 am

UFC on FOX 11: Four Win $50k Bonus

Last night’s UFC on FOX 11 event delivered several notable performances, and the UFC brass took note. With their new bonus structure in place, four-fighters received an additional $50k for their efforts on the night. Donald Cerrone and Alex White both picked up $50k for their respective stoppages and Thiago Alves vs. Seth Baczynski took...

Apr 19, 2014 7:25 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Werdum Defeats Browne with Ease, Will Face Velasquez for Title

To the surprise of most, Fabricio Werdum not only dominated the grappling aspect of the fight but the standup as well. Even though Browne landed a handful of his own shots early on, it was Werdum who landed the majority of the significant strikes. The striking game seemed relatively even until Fabricio Werdum became the...

Apr 19, 2014 6:31 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Tate Almost Submits Carmouche, Ends Up with Decision Win

Liz Carmouche closed the distance right off the bat and relied on her grappling to take control of the fight. Miesha Tate often found herself pressed up against the fence and eventually on her back. Tate looked too relaxed in the first round and she picked up her pace in round two. She charged to...

Apr 19, 2014 5:57 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Cerrone Drops then Submits Barboza in Round 1

Donald Cerrone found himself in trouble seconds into the fight, but he turned things around and ended it all in the first round. Just as the fight started, Cerrone got caught and wobbled by a combination from Edson Barboza. From there, Barboza turned his volume of strikes up and tried to change levels constantly to...

Apr 19, 2014 5:38 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Romero Ragdolls Tavares, Wrestles His Way to Victory

Silver Olympic medalist Yoel Romero shined in the opening fight of ‘UFC on FOX 11’. Brad Tavares tried his hardest to stay in the fight, but he suffered a size and wrestling-skill disadvantage and was painfully reminded of it throughout the fight. Romero rag-dolled Tavares in his takedown attempts and took him down whenever he...

Apr 19, 2014 4:56 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Nurmagomedov Extends Streak with Win Over Dos Anjos

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s strategy in the first round was clear: Keep charging forward and then use the fence to your advantage in landing takedowns. Nurmagomedov controlled the center of the octagon and marched forward with a flurry of blocked strikes until Dos Anjos’ back was against the fence. That’s when Nurmagomedov would dip down and use...

Apr 19, 2014 3:48 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Masvidal Picks Up Unanimous Decision Win Against Healy

This started out as a classic ‘Grappler vs. Striker’ bout. When Pat Healy was given the opportunity to take the fight to the ground he did and he excelled. Whenever the bout was in the center of the octagon, it was not close at all. Jorge Masvidal was able to pick apart Healy opponent with...

Apr 19, 2014 2:51 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Magalhaes TKOs Zachrich in Less than 1 Minute

Everything Calo Magalhaes threw had knockout potential and it was only a matter of time before someone got caught with a big shot. Luke Zachrich took a left uppercut to the Solar Plexus and it all went downhill for him from there. Magalhaes followed up with an overhand right that sent his opponent bouncing off...

Apr 19, 2014 2:37 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Mein Utilizes Reach en ruote to Decision Win Against Perpetuo

Jordan Mein and Hernani Perpetuo had the honors of kicking off the Fox Sports 1 portion of preliminary bouts. Perpetuo struggled finding a comfortable striking range throughout the fight due to the size advantage of Mein. Though they are both welterweights at the same height, it seemed as if Mein’s reach was a lot longer...