Archive: Maximo Blanco

May 31, 2014 1:28 pm

‘UFC Berlin’ Results: Dollaway Wrestles His Way to Victory against Carmont

C.B. Dollaway and Francis Carmont were featured in the co main-event where the pace of the fight slowed down as it went on. The first round was exciting from start to finish as they exchanged shots and taunts without caution. Dollaway started to tally up leg kicks that were going unchecked and followed one up...

May 31, 2014 12:27 pm

‘UFC Berlin’ Results: Backstrom Forces Niinimaki to Tap in Round 1

Tom Niinimaki and Niklas Backstrom kicked off the main card portion of ‘UFC Berlin’ today which aired exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. Backstrom made a successful debut tonight and finished the fight in exciting fashion with an unorthodox spin on a classic submission. After he cracked his knee into the face of Tom Niinimaki, Backstrom...

May 31, 2014 11:54 am

‘UFC Berlin’ Results: Hein Makes Successful Debut Against a Bloodied Dober

Lightweight Nick Hein put on a great showcase of his skills in his octagon debut today. He is a decorated judoka and his transition into mixed martial arts has been successful. Joe Silva invited him to the UFC hoping his success would continue and Hein did not disappoint him with his performance against Drew Dober...

May 31, 2014 11:30 am

Cedenblad Forces Jotko to Submit with only 1 Second Left in Round 2

The majority of the bout was a back-and-forth grappling contest that saw both Jotko and Cedenblad get advantageous positioning. Jotko was a more aggressive with his striking, but his punches were so wild that he found little success with them. Toward the end of the second round, Cedenblad was postured over Jotko who was trying...

May 31, 2014 11:09 am

‘UFC Berlin’ Results: Alcantara TKOs Lee in 25 Seconds of Round 1

Iuri Alcantara only needed twenty-five seconds to finish Vaughan Lee today. The technical knockout was the first of the day and it brought the crowd to life after three consecutive decisions. Lee wanted to kickstart the action early on so he lunged forward with a teep-kick to the body of Alcantara and tried to follow...

May 31, 2014 10:57 am

‘UFC Berlin’ Results: Sobotta Hands Pawlak His First Career Loss

Peter Sobotta put on a dominating performance in front of his home-country crowd in Germany. His last UFC outing was nowhere near as impressive as his fight was tonight. Sobotta was cut from the promotion in 2010 after losing three straight fights. He utilized his time in smaller promotions intelligently; He submitted five opponents in...

May 31, 2014 10:32 am

‘UFC Berlin’ Results: Blanco Defeats Ogle by way of Unanimous Decision

Maximo Blanco may fight with an orthodox stance, but his approach on fighting is rather unorthodox itself. As they met in the middle of the octagon in the first round to touch gloves, Blanco ignored Ogle’s attempt of high-fiving and executed a jumping front kick. The live-crowd saw this and voiced their disapproval of what...

May 31, 2014 9:32 am

‘UFC Berlin: Munoz vs. Mousasi’ Results Thread

It is a stacked Saturday for fans of the Ultimate Fighting Championship! Did you miss the first batch of today’s fights? Check out the results below and come back for tonight’s UFC card in Brazil! Make BJPENN.COM your home for up to the minute updates and results. Main Card (3:00 PM ET on UFC Fight...

Jan 3, 2014 7:14 am

Arantes vs. Blanco added to UFC Fight Night 36 in Brazil

The UFC will be back in Brazil this February. UFC Fight Night 36 will take place Feb. 15 at Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Caarina, Brazil with middleweights Lyoto Machida and Gegard Mousasi topping the bill. The card airs on FOX Sports 1 and streams on UFC Fight Pass, the promotion’s new digital network....

Dec 2, 2013 10:30 am

Maximo Blanco Ashamed Of Illegal Knee To Akira Corassani

“I don’t understand English, so I didn’t really quite understand what referee told me at the neutral corner. I am not making any excuse here, but when adrenaline is pumping its hard to understand the language I am not familiar with. So when he waved off the fight, I actually thought I won by a...

Dec 2, 2013 10:29 am

.gif | Maximo Blanco’s Illegal Knee That Broke Akira’s Nose In Five Places

During last weekend’s TUF 18 Finale event Maximo Blanco was disqualified for landing a fight ending illegal knee that put his opponent, Akira Corassani, in the hospital with a concussion and a broken nose. If you missed the fight, which aired on Fox Sports 1, you can catch the infraction in the animated .gif’s below....

Dec 2, 2013 6:56 am

Nate Diaz: ‘Gilbert and I are the best lightweights in the world’

“I think in boxing they start hopping in when they’re taking a lot of punches, or maybe their corner would have threw in the towel, but I wasn’t going to stop. I was just trying to set up a good one to land to finish it off if they weren’t going to stop it. I’m...

Dec 1, 2013 10:49 am

Akira Corassani’s Nose Broken In Five Places Due to Illegal Knee

Akira Corassani and Maximo Blanco wrapped up last night’s preliminary bouts in controversial fashion. We saw action from the get-go as Blanco quickly took to the middle of the octagon and backed his opponent up against the fence. Blanco took Corassani down and started unloading heavy blows, trying to end the fight quick. Corassani was...

Nov 30, 2013 9:52 pm

TUF 18 Finale Results: Diaz Knocks Maynard Out In Round 1

Including preliminary bouts, we went four hours into the event until we heard Diaz and Maynard mentioned for the first time. They didn’t even need a round to steal the show. Unfortunately for Maynard, it was at his expense. Gray Maynard opened up the bout strong, keeping his distance from Nate Diaz’s bizarre strikes. He...