Archive: McMann vs. Rousey

Mar 20, 2014 10:12 am

Ratings Report: UFC 170 Pulls Low PPV Buys, Brings Rousey’s Draw Into Question

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...

Feb 24, 2014 6:16 am

White on Rousey vs. Cyborg: ‘Maybe We Can Do It’

“If she goes to 135 pounds she will die. A doctor did this, a doctor did that. Who wants to have her fight first at 135? Not me. There’s a lot of things that would have to happen before we (book that fight.) First we’d have to come to a deal, she’d have to fight...


Feb 24, 2014 6:10 am

PHOTO | Popeyes Chicken Gives Cormier His Just Deserts Following UFC 170 Win

Newly turned light-heavyweight fighter, Daniel Cormier, has never shied away from his love for Popeyes Chicken. His love for that cajun rice almost caused his cancellation of the UFC 170 co-main event, which is why this post seems so sweet for the top ranked D.C. AKA’s Cormier took to twitter following his quick finish of...

Feb 24, 2014 6:05 am

Rousey Wants Zingano Next, Says ‘Cyborg Knows Where’ She’s At’

Who’s next for UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey? We have Alexis Davis who is three-wins deep into her UFC career, Cat Zingano who was passed up for a shot when she got injured and Cris Cyborg who recently stated that she was making the trip down to 135-pounds to challenge Ronda for her UFC belt....

Feb 24, 2014 5:57 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Rousey’s First Round Stoppage Of McMann

It’s not uncommon for the MMA world to take to twitter following any major fighting event on the planet. Such is the case with last weekend’s UFC 170 event. BJPENN.COM has compiled a pretty lengthy list from MMA notables, reacting to Ronda Rousey’s controversial first round stoppage over Sarah McMann. Check it: Aaannnndddd we are...

Feb 24, 2014 5:56 am

Dana Backs Herb Dean’s Stoppage In Rousey vs. McMann Bout

“You get hit to the body like that, and regular people who have never been hit to the body have no f—— clue what that feels like. Believe me when I tell you. She went down on her knees and she turned her head the other way. Could Herb have let her take some shots...

Feb 24, 2014 5:55 am

Rousey Called Body Shot Ahead Of UFC 170 Win

“I promised my coach that I would do it, I really did. I promised that I would drop her with a body shot. I’ve been working on it so hard for this camp. We knew that she’s a wrestler and she was going to be more bent over all the time and, yeah. I don’t...

Feb 24, 2014 5:40 am

Salary Report: Rousey, Cormier Top UFC 170 Disclosed Payroll

Last Saturday’s UFC 170 event delivered for a number of reasons. For one, the UFC got itself out of that decision slump it was in. Also, the fights were exciting and the evening was chock-full of fantastic fight finishes. For their efforts the athletes who took center stage at UFC 170 combined for a total...

Feb 22, 2014 9:04 pm

UFC 170 Results: Rousey TKOs McMann With Liver Shot in Round 1

In a bout between an olympic-level judo player and an olympic-level wrestler, this bout surprisingly never went to the ground. Sarah McMann went straight to the middle of the octagon and landed a couple punches to the surprise of Ronda Rousey. Rousey did not back up, however, and she landed some shots of her own....

Feb 22, 2014 8:43 pm

UFC 170 Results: Cormier Finishes Cummins In Less than Two Minutes

Did we expect anything else, here? Patrick Cummins was dropped by a left jab/right uppercut combination and was not given any time to recover by Daniel Cormier. Cormier jumped right on top of him and Cummins ate a handful of shots until the referee saved him. After the fight was stopped, Cormier shoved Cummins and...

Feb 22, 2014 7:53 pm

UFC 170 Results: Pyle Dominates Waldburger In Round 3, Picks up TKO Win

Mike Pyle and TJ Waldburger put on a competitive, even bout as they were both trying to bounce back from losses in their last outing in the octagon. Well, it was even until the third round. Despite landing decent shots on each other throughout the fight, their striking game was relatively even. TJ Waldburger landed...

Feb 22, 2014 7:25 pm

UFC 170 Results: Thompson Continues to Impress, Knocks Out Whittaker in Round 1

Thompson seemed to have been one step ahead of Whittaker throughout the entire first round. Whenever Whittaker would throw a cross, Thompson already started to side-step it a split-second before hand. Thompson aggravated Whittaker by constantly changing levels, causing Whittaker to block the wrong part of his body as Thompson landed a kick. Due to...

Feb 22, 2014 7:00 pm

UFC 170 Results: Davis Calls Out Champion After Decision Win Against Eye

The ladies had the honor of closing out the preliminary bouts tonight with a bout between Alexis Davis and Jessica Eye. Eye was looking to redeem herself in the eyes of the public after mixup of her failed drug test in her last octagon outing, but she will have to wait until next time to...

Feb 22, 2014 6:32 pm

UFC 170 Results: Assuncao Gets Decision Win Over Munhoz After Fifteen Minutes of Action

Pedro Munhoz walked into the octagon undefeated tonight and he faced a great challenger in Raphael Assuncao. Munhoz shone as a dominant force in RFA, but he seemed a bit nervous tonight in his octagon debut. Raphael Assuncao cut off Munhoz’s combinations with a right-counter and effectively controlled the center of the octagon. Munhoz did...

Feb 22, 2014 6:04 pm

UFC 170 Results: Sterling Takes Two Rounds In Unanimous Decision Win over Gibson

The bout between Cody Gibson and Aljamain Sterling looked promising from the opening minutes of the bout, but the pace faded quickly and it turned into a grappling contest. Even though the pace of the fight slowed down, it was still exciting to watch. Both Sterling and Gibson threw some wild, dangerous strikes in the...

Feb 22, 2014 5:33 pm

UFC 170 Results: Makovsky Earns Decision Win Over Sampo

The Fox Sports 1 portion of the preliminary bouts kicked off at 8:00 PM ET with a bout between Zach Makovsky and Josh Sampo. Many believed that because Makovsky had such a storied wrestling background, Sampo would see an advantage in the striking department. That was the story of the first round, however, after Makovsky...

Feb 22, 2014 4:44 pm

UFC 170 Results: Koch Defeats Oliveira by way of TKO in Round 1

Erik Koch and Rafaello Oliveira were both looking to bounce back from tough losses with a win inside the octagon on the UFC 170 Fight Pass Prelims. Erik Koch did a fantastic job defending Oliveira’s kicks and found his distance quickly. Koch dropped Oliveira with a left hand after he set it up with a...