Archive: Easton vs Jabouin

Jul 13, 2014 9:07 am

Ali Bagautinov’s Manager Addresses Recent Drug Test Failure For EPO In Title Fight

“I’m not Ali’s (Bagautinov) lawyer, but I want to draw attention to several circumstances about this decision of Athletic Commission. We are talking about a doping sample, which was taken not on the fight day, not before and not after the event (UFC 174), but two weeks before the show… Two weeks before the fight...

Jul 10, 2014 9:27 pm

Ratings Report: ‘Mighty Mouse’s’ First PPV Estimates Are In

When it comes to PPV buy rates we never really get disclosed true and accurate figures. However the one reliable and lone source for UFC pay-per-view figures has and always will be, Mr. Dave Meltzer. When people talk of buys, stating this PPV did this amount and this one did that, it is all based...

Jul 10, 2014 3:00 pm

Another UFC Title Challenger Just Got Popped For Controversial Performance Enhancer

The latest in MMA cheats has been uncovered, and it’s a big one. UFC 174 title challenger, Ali Bagautinov has failed his post-fight drug test for EPO and as a result will serve out a twelve-month suspension. This news comes on the heels of several disappointing test failures, including that of Chael Sonnen, who also...

Jun 25, 2014 12:48 pm

Johnson Says World Cup To Blame For Low UFC 174 Numbers

UFC 174 didn’t perform in the box office. The pay-per-view event, headlined by a flyweight title fight wasn’t expected to be a record breaker, but it may have been, just in the wrong direction. Demetrious Johnson recently weighed in on the matter in an interview with Sherdog.com: “My job is to go out there and...

Jun 19, 2014 2:45 pm

Rumor: UFC 174 PPV Bombs, Earns Less Buys Than Bellator

We thought UFC 173’s numbers looked bad and they were, but if early indicators hold true, UFC 174 set the new standard for bad buy rate. Ratings Guru, Dave Meltzer explains: (Via The Wrestling Observer) UFC 174 was the night that tested what the least amount of interest UFC could garner from a PPV perspective...

Jun 18, 2014 6:12 am

Schaub Cries While Talking About Arlovski Bout

“For me, it’s just frustrating, but it’s onwards and upwards. I don’t know any different, but to get back to training and just…this is what I do, man. This is what I do. This is it. It went to the judges. I got screwed in a decision. I probably should’ve done more to make it...

Jun 15, 2014 8:54 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighter’s React To DJ’s Win Over Ali

In Saturday’s UFC 174 main event, Demetrius Johnson successfully defended his flyweight title for the fourth straight time. Following the bout, many pro’s and insiders took to twitter with their thoughts. Check it: DJ is way more well rounded. Probly the moSt diverse fighter — TJ Grant (@TJ_Grant) June 15, 2014 That fight set flyweights...

Jun 15, 2014 8:47 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighter’s React To Rory MacDonald’s Win Over Woodley

In Saturday’s UFC 174 co-main event, Rory MacDonald earned a decisive decision victory over Tyron Woodley. Following the bout, many pro’s and insiders took to twitter with their thoughts. Check it: Rory totally nullifies Tyron Woodley and will take this fight 30-27. The Vancouver crowd approves #ufc174 — Sarah Kaufman (@mmasarah) June 15, 2014 Rory...

Jun 15, 2014 8:36 pm

Brendan Schaub Says No Facial Injuries Following Arlovski Fight

Despite his extremely disfigured post-fight face, UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub assures fans that doctors have cleared him and he is not injured. Check it: Guys I'm fine! Just got cleared by the docs thanks for the support. We know who won that fight #TeamBigbrown @ufc — Brendan Schaub (@BrendanSchaub) June 15, 2014 Schaub lost a...

Jun 15, 2014 8:23 pm

Arlovski ‘Feels Really Horrible’ About UFC 174 Performance

“Honestly, I felt and I still feel really horrible. I’m glad Dana White isn’t here because he’s probably so pissed at me. He gave me a great opportunity, and I didn’t like my performance, my fight, tonight.” During Saturday’s post-fight press conference, main card winner Andrei Arlovski explained his frustration with himself over the poor...

Jun 15, 2014 8:14 pm

Dana White: ‘The Schaub vs. Arlovski Fight Sucked

“I think everyone would agree that fight sucked. That fight was horrible. Do you know who lost in that fight? The fans. The fans lost in that fight. …I made a big mistake putting that on the main card that should be on the prelims.” The return of Andrei Arlovski didn’t go as well as...

Jun 15, 2014 11:57 am

Schaub Pissed Over Arlovski Loss, Here’s The Scorecards

“There has to be some sort of major change with these judges. I have no idea what they’re doing, but clearly they weren’t paying attention to the fight. I know Andrei’s a big star, and maybe they were swayed by the fans’ reaction. Look at the punch stats and statistics, then tell me that he...

Jun 15, 2014 11:49 am

Rory Ready For Title Shot But Doesn’t Want To Sit Idle

“It’s not that I don’t want the title shot. I want it to be clear: I want that. But I respect the decision that there are two guys ahead of me that have been promised it, but if that fight is a stinker, I’m ready to step in. I like to fight. If I wait...

Jun 15, 2014 11:34 am

White Says John Dodson Makes Most Sense For Demetrious Johnson

“Dodson makes the most sense. Dodson is the man. I thought that fight was awesome. They are two of the fastest guys in the business; both technically sound. I like that fight. I’m not saying that is the next fight we are doing but I like it.” Demetrious Johnson doesn’t have many challenges. He has...

Jun 15, 2014 11:22 am

Rory MacDonald Not Interested In Being A Superstar

“I want them to like me, but I don’t want to be a superstar. I just like to fight and hopefully I’ll be a dominant champion and represent Canada well. I think this is probably my best performance of my career so far. I’ve got to watch the tape, but the feeling I have right...

Jun 14, 2014 9:53 pm

UFC 174 Results: Johnson Retains Title with Decision Win Against Baganitonov

Demetrious Johnson proved to be one of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s most impressive fighters after his performance tonight. The fight may not have played out like the viewers wanted it to, but Johnson picked up the victory with minimal damage and that’s intelligent fighting. Despite giving the center of the octagon to Baganitonov, Johnson still...

Jun 14, 2014 9:04 pm

UFC 174 Results: MacDonald Earns Unanimous Decision Win Against Woodley

Rory MacDonald put on the most impressive performance of the pay-per-view portion of “UFC 174” in his performance against Tyron Woodley. #2 Rory MacDonald will likely wait on the sidelines to challenge the welterweight champion in the future. Woodley started off the fight impressively, but exhaustion slowly consumed whatever power and strategy he had as...

Jun 14, 2014 8:31 pm

UFC 174 Results: Bader Dominates Cavalcante In Slow Fight, Gets Decision Win

Light heavyweight Ryan Bader needed a victory tonight over Rafael Cavalcante to gain some momentum in such a stacked division. It was not that entertaining, but Bader locked up the easy victory in a one-sided performance. When Cavalcante went into his corner between rounds, his team informed him that Bader was fighting for points. They...

Jun 14, 2014 8:04 pm

UFC 174 Results: Arlovski Upsets Schaub with Controversial Decision Win

Heavyweight Andrei Arlovski made his return to the octagon tonight against ‘Big Brown’ Brendan Schaub. A victory over #14 ranked Schaub will likely get Arlovski a spot in the Top 15. The opening round was slow-paced as both men respected each others power. Arlovski looked for the clinch against the cage often, wanting to drain...

Jun 14, 2014 7:30 pm

UFC 174 Results: St Preux Breaks Jimmo’s Arm, Fight Ends In Round 2

Ryan Jimmo and Ovince St. Preux kicked off tonight’s “UFC 174” with an odd finish. Jimmo claimed the middle of the octagon early and waited for St. Preux to strike. St. Preux hung back and waited for Jimmo to attack so he could counter and this led to a lack of action until the middle...

Jun 14, 2014 6:48 pm

UFC 174 Results: Kunimoto Forces Sarafian to Tap Out in Round 1

Kiichi Kunimoto and Daniel Sarafian headlined the preliminary portion of “UFC 174” which aired on FX. Kunimoto made quick work of his opponent tonight, gaining his sixth MMA victory in a row. After a short scramble, Kunimoto got the back of Sarafian and it was obvious he was in trouble right away. Kunimoto locked the...