Archive: Mexico

Nov 15, 2014 8:20 pm

UFC 180 Results: Gastelum Gets 1st Round Win Over Ellenberger

Kelvin Gastelum controlled every aspect of the fight and dominated Jake Ellenberger. Ellenberger seemed to be one step behind Gastelum every step of the way and it made Gastelum look like a superstar. There was a moment in the first round where Ellenberger cracked Gastelum with a couple solid punches, but Gastelum was unfazed by...

Nov 15, 2014 5:29 pm

UFC 180 Results: Benitez Puts Brown to Sleep in Round 3

If there is one thing we can take away from this bout, it is that Humberto Brown is ELUSIVE. He was able to escape guillotine after guillotine even when it looked like he was done for. One thing we learned about Benitez is that he is a persistent little bugger. Despite getting shut down for...

Nov 15, 2014 4:52 pm

UFC 180 Results: Briones Clobbers Cannetti Then Submits Him in Round 2

Henry Briones brought the fans in Mexico City to their feet with an amazing performance! Despite getting punished in the first with two body strikes that almost ended the fight early, Briones pushed through the pain and was able to make it to the second round. Cannetti over-dedicated his strikes in the second round and...

Nov 15, 2014 4:33 pm

UFC 180 Results: Beltran Beats Vera, First UFC Fighter to Win in Mexico

Marlon Vera suffered a skin infection while competing for a contract on “The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America” and was forced to pull out of the show. Tonight, he got to prove himself in the octagon against fellow bantamweight Marco Beltran in the first fight of the night of UFC 180. The bout aired on UFC...

Oct 13, 2014 3:20 pm

UFC 180 Set To Stream In Movie Theaters

The UFC will be going to Mexico next month for UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum, and will be showing the event in movie theaters in the United States. The UFC released the following promo for the bout. The current lineup for UFC 180 is as follows: Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum [UFC heavyweight title] Jake...

Oct 12, 2014 7:34 pm

Augusto Montano vs. Chris Heatherly Set For UFC 180

Chris Heatherly is set to welcome UFC newcomer, Augusto Montano, to the Octagon on November 15th in Mexico at UFC 180. Montano is a highly touted prospect who boasts a 13-1 record, that has seen him finish all 13 of his wins. With 8 knockouts, and 5 submissions to his name, Montano will look to...

Sep 8, 2014 5:01 am

Cain Velasquez Puts Division On Notice, Says He’s Always Improving

Ahead of coaching TUF against Fabricio Werdum, UFC champion Cain Velasquez says that he’s excited to train for a new opponent, and that he’s always improving to avoid plateauing. He spoke with Bleacher Report: “It’s definitely nice to prepare for someone new, but that doesn’t matter to me. Whoever earns a shot, earns the shot...

Aug 27, 2014 8:33 am

UFC 180 Ticket Prices Surprisingly Low: $27 In The Door, $535 Cageside

UFC 180, which will be the first time the UFC holds a card in Mexico, will feature a main event bout between TUF: Latin America coaches Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum. The event will take place November 15th at Mexico City Arena in Mexico City. The tickets for the event will go on sale at...

Jun 17, 2014 4:03 pm

Melendez Wants To Fight In Mexico

UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez is getting ready to coach season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter opposite Anthony Pettis, who Melendez will be fighting at the end of the show. However he is already looking past that to future events, that he hopes can possibly take place in Mexico. Melendez joined MMAJunkie Radio to talk about...

Apr 19, 2014 8:01 pm

.gif | UFC on FOX 11: Werdum vs. Browne Highlights

Fabricio Werdum shocked the world when he dominated his fight with Travis Browne everywhere they went. Werdum put in a winning effort and is next on tap to face UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez. Check out these highlights provided by FanSided’s own ZombieProphet!

Dec 21, 2013 11:20 am

EXCLUSIVE (Part 3) | Leonard Garcia on the Mexican Fighting Spirit

Leonard Garcia is well-known as one of the toughest fighters in mixed martial arts.  He has fought in a number of Fight of the Night performances – most notably with Roger Huerta, Chan Sung Jung and Nam Phan – where he took and gave incredible damage for 15 minutes.  Garcia credits his style of fighting...

May 21, 2013 6:00 am

Two MMA Promoters Are Missing in Mexico, Suspected to be Kidnapped

News is starting to circulate that American Craig Silva and Canadian Diego Hernandez, both MMA promoters, are missing following their promotion of an event in Mexico in early May. The two are said to have last been seen around 5 pm on May 8th in Puerto Vallarta driving a 2003 black Chevy Trailblazer. Vancouver’s Vivian...