Archive: Matt brown

Jul 27, 2014 1:15 pm

Dana White ‘Blown away’ With Anthony Johnson

“It’s amazing. I don’t think we’ve ever had a guy go from 170 to 205 and actually be more powerful and more devastating than he was at 170. I’ve never seen anything like it. I was blown away by Anthony’s performance tonight. He made it quick, and he made it look easy. We’ll get him...

Jul 27, 2014 1:07 pm

Green Cleared To Mourn Following UFC on FOX 12 Win

“The only reason I took the fight is to give my brother that honor, to put him on the front stage and say he was a good kid. He was a great guy. He was my closest soldier to me – my little, my baby brother. When I go home, he was the first person...

Jul 27, 2014 12:54 pm

PAYDAY! Robbie Lawler Banks At UFC on FOX 12

The California State Athletic Commission recently released the mandatory list of disclosed fighter pay for last night’s UFC on FOX 12 event. Topping the list of fighter payouts is main event winner, Robbie Lawler, who took home the lion’s share of the $986,000 total disclosed UFC payroll, with $210,000.000. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira was the second...

Jul 27, 2014 12:40 pm

Robbie Lawler Pigs Out Following UFC on FOX 12 Win Over Matt Brown

Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes shared a photo, from behind the scenes at UFC on FOX 12, of Robbie Lawler’s post-victory meal. Check it: This is @Ruthless_RL post victory meal. Congrats buddy! Well done! pic.twitter.com/aViGRoeuEW — Matt Hughes (@matthughes9x) July 27, 2014


Jul 27, 2014 12:31 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Robbie Lawler’s Win Over Matt Brown

In last night’s UFC on FOX 12 main event, the number one ranked Robbie Lawler earned a rematch against UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks with his decision win over Matt Brown. (Replay HERE) As usual, the MMA world took to twitter with their reactions. Check it: Robbie is a great counter striker & is dangerous...

Jul 27, 2014 12:00 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To ‘Rumbles’ Quick KO Of Nogueira

Last night, in the UFC on FOX 12 co-main event, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson again shocked fight fans with a fantastic showing. It took the Blackzilian fighter just 44-seconds to finish Nogueira (Replay HERE), and the MMA world took to twitter with their reactions. Check it: Ooohhh woooowwww AJ. Monster!! #UFConFOX12 — Tarec Saffiedine (@tarecfighter) July...

Jul 27, 2014 11:46 am

Following UFC on FOX 12 Defeat, Kyle Kingsbury Retires From MMA

Last night on FOX, Kyle Kingsbury made his return to action after two-years on the shelf. Things didn’t go his way. After three grueling rounds of action, Pat Cummins was able to decisively beat Kingsbury, sending him into retirement. Following the bout, Kyle explained: “I’m not sure if it was the time off or the...

Jul 27, 2014 11:36 am

After UFC on FOX win, Masvidal Wants Cerrone In September For “Easy Money”

“I just want to get back in there. I know Cerrone needs a fight in September, so hopefully they can book me for that. I just need money. He needs a fight. I’m injury free, so I’m ready to go in September. He needs an opponent, so let’s go.” During last night’s post-fight presser, UFC...

Jul 26, 2014 8:41 pm

Bonus Report: Lawler-Brown Among $50k Winners

  Tonight’s UFC on FOX 12 event delivered several entertaining fights, and four of the evening’s fighters go rewarded for their efforts. Matt Brown and Robbie Lawler each earned $50,000.00 for their five-round main event. Anthony Johnson and Dennis Bermudez are the other two “Performance of the Night” recipients. Johnson was able to finish ‘Lil...

Jul 26, 2014 7:45 pm

UFC on FOX 12 Results: Lawler Picks Up Win Over Brown in Grueling 5-Round Fight

At the start of the bout, “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler looked like he was in another class than his opponent “Immortal” Matt Brown. Lawler easily peppered Brown with counters that marked Brown’s face up rather quickly. Brown was the faster fighter of the two, but Lawler cut off his attack with counter uppercuts and hooks and...

Jul 26, 2014 6:28 pm

UFC on FOX 12 Results: Johnson Rumbles Past Nogueira, Earns Quick TKO Win

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is here to stay, folks. Johnson pushed Nogueira’s back up against the fence and started to tee-off. Johnson landed with a right hook and followed up with a brutal right uppercut. He held Nogueira up against the fence with his left and continued to fire off with his right until Nogueira was...

Jul 26, 2014 6:15 pm

UFC on FOX 12 Results: Bermudez Chokes Out Guida in Round 2

Needless to say, the first round did not go too well for Clay Guida. He knew he was not going to win a striking-contest with Bermudez so he tried to take the fight to the ground. When Guida shot for a takedown, it was easily stuffed by Bermudez and this process repeated itself throughout the...

Jul 26, 2014 5:50 pm

UFC on FOX 12 Results: Green Upsets Thomson, Picks Up Decision Win

Bobby Green put on the best performance of his career tonight as he defeated one of the best lightweights in the world in Josh Thomson. Green approached this fight no different than his past fights and that was a bit concerning to see at the beginning of the first round. He loves to keep his...

Jul 26, 2014 3:54 pm

UFC on FOX 12 Results: Means Picks Apart Perpetuo and Earns Decision Win

Hernani Perpetuo impressed those in attendance with his “punches in bunches” in the opening round of the fight. His strategy was unorthodox, but it could have been effective if implemented right. He would load up with six or seven powerful punches, then back off for twenty seconds or so. This is a method of attack...

Jul 26, 2014 3:06 pm

UFC on FOX 12 Results: Trator Picks Up Decision Win Over Arreola

Tiago Trator and Akbarh Arreola put on a grueling performance inside the octagon tonight in a bout that closed out the UFC Fight Pass preliminary portion of the card. Trator may have shown signs of fatigue throughout the fight, but he put 100% power in his punches until the last second expired. Arreola did a...

Jul 26, 2014 2:42 pm

UFC on FOX 12 Results: Burns Earns Exciting Decision Win Against Stahl

Welterweights Andreas Stahl and Gilbert Burns made their debuts tonight and left it all in the octagon. Burns may have walked out with the decision win, but Stahl displayed a “Never Surrender” attitude that forced him to keep pressing forward. Stahl suffered what seemed to be a broken nose within the first couple minutes of...

Jul 26, 2014 2:18 pm

UFC on FOX 12 Results: Jedrzejczyk Earns Decision Victory Over Lima

Every single victory counts when you are a UFC Strawweight because the division is so new. The fact that Joana Jedrzejczyk put on such a one-sided beating raised her stock within the weight-class that much more. Juliana Lima seemed to walk into the center of the octagon overexcited and she drained her gas tank with...