Archive: MMA NEWS

Jul 6, 2014 7:23 pm

“TUF 19 Finale” Results: Gordon KOs Lima in Round 1, Earns UFC Contract

Eddie Gordon’s nickname “The Truck” is fitting. His truck of an overhand right won him a contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship tonight. Gordon backed Lima up against the fence and landed a devastating, loud overhand right. If it wasn’t for the fence holding Lima up, he would have fallen straight to the mat. With...

Jul 6, 2014 6:53 pm

“TUF 19 Finale” Results: Lewis Knocks Inocente Out in Round 1

Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis has scary power. Lewis caught a leg kick and turned it into a takedown. As he was towering over Inocente, he tried to land a diving shot but he met nothing but canvas. From Inocente’s half-guard, Lewis blasted him with three right hands. Inocente became limper with every shot Lewis...

Jul 6, 2014 6:33 pm

“TUF 19 Finale” Results: Ortiz Picks Up Decision Win Over Scoggins

Dustin Ortiz and Justin Scoggins lived up to the reputation of flyweights in the octagon; They go as hard in round three as they do in round one! Dustin Ortiz found success early with takedowns and utilized them to gain some momentum. He almost walked into an armbar but he powered through it and escaped...

Jul 6, 2014 5:54 pm

“TUF 19 Finale” Results: Lee Outlasts Ronson and Earns Decision Win

This bout may not have lived up to the expectations it had as the main-event of the preliminaries, but it was a great display of each man neutralizing their opponent’s offense. Jesse Ronson found his range early and was able to land a couple lead uppercuts before Kevin Lee adapted to it. Since Lee adjusted,...

Jul 6, 2014 5:21 pm

“TUF 19 Finale” Results: Issa Traps Tuerxun in an Armbar, Gets Win in Round 3

Leandro Issa may have broken the rules in the second round, but he almost broke his opponent’s arm in the third. After a successful first round, Issa took two steps backward in the second when he grabbed the fence to complete a sweep on Tuerxun. Referee Mario Yamasaki paused the fight and stood both individuals...

Jul 6, 2014 4:44 pm

“TUF 19 Finale” Results: Martins Brutally KOs Puig in First Round

Adriano Martins is a BJJ specialist, but he just dished out one of the best knockouts of the weekend. Martins had no problem getting within striking distance of Puig. As Puig was stepping in for a strike, Martins countered with a short right hook that sent Puig crashing to the mat. Puig was out cold...

Jul 6, 2014 4:23 pm

“TUF 19 Finale” Results: Walsh Smothers Spohn, Picks Up Decision Win

Both light heavyweights were contestants on “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 19 and had a chance to prove themselves to Dana White tonight. Daniel Spohn proved that he is not great off his back and Patrick Walsh proved he is great at controlling his opponent while on top. Walsh dominated this fight by smothering Spohn with...

Jul 6, 2014 3:58 pm

“TUF 19 Finale” Results: Moras Beats Dufresne by way of Unanimous Decision

This bout was all about mat-work. Alexis Dufresne was content with taking the fight to the ground and had almost triple the top-control time her opponent did. Moras was active off of her back and kept working for better positioning while Dufresne was contempt with laying on top of her. Dufresne performed well in the...

Jul 6, 2014 3:16 pm

“TUF 19 Finale” Results: Drysdale Forces Berish to Submit In Round 1

We kicked off the night with a quick submission win from Robert Drysdale. Keith Berish submitted while in a rear naked choke, but it was likely a leg injury that forced him to tap. Drysdale was hanging onto a standing Berish like a backpack with a body triangle while working for a rear naked choke....

Jul 6, 2014 12:46 pm

“TUF 19 Finale: Penn vs. Edgar 3” Live Results

For the second day in a row, the Mandalay Bay Events Center will play host to the UFC! Tonight we see “The Prodigy” BJ Penn in action against “The Answer” Frankie Edgar for the third time. This will be their first bout against each other at featherweight. We will also see the culmination of the...

Jul 5, 2014 11:13 pm

Ronda Rousey: Injuries Were Preexisting, Knee Surgery for Maintenance

Ronda Rousey may have defeated challenger Alexis Davis in less than twenty seconds, but she will still have to sit on the sidelines for some nagging injuries she suffered in the past. During the fight, Ronda Rousey landed an overhand right that tore open an existing cut on her knuckle. She went into the details...

Jul 5, 2014 11:03 pm

White on UFC 176 Issues: I Don’t Want to Think About That Right Now…

With the recent injury of UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo, UFC 176 is in some real trouble. The next pay-per-view for the Ultimate Fighting Championship lost its main-event and the draw-factor for the card has decreased as a result of it. As it stands, the new main-event would be Ronaldo Souza vs. Gegard Mousasi which...

Jul 5, 2014 10:48 pm

UFC 175 Bonus Report: Weidman, Machida, Rousey and Font Take Home Extra Cash

Fight of the Night: Chris Weidman def. Lyoto Machida This fight was intriguing from the get-go as Weidman was the one cutting off all the angles Machida attacked from— a strategy “The Dragon” used to use so well. Weidman dominated the former light heavyweight champion for three rounds and it seemed like things were going...

Jul 5, 2014 9:35 pm

“UFC 175” Results: Weidman Retains Against Machida in FOTY Candidate

Chris Weidman turned the tables on Lyoto Machida and controlled the center of the octagon, dictating where the fight went. Weidman constantly backed Machida up against the fence, and this limited whatever space Machida needed to be elusive and cut his offense in half. Weidman had some issues taking Machida down, but when he finally...

Jul 5, 2014 8:46 pm

“UFC 175” Results: Rousey KOs Davis in 16 Seconds, Retains Championship

Ronda Rousey is one of a kind. She now possesses the second fastest knockout in UFC history and the fastest championship defense in UFC history. When Davis and Rousey met in the middle of the octagon, Rousey caught her with a right hand and a knee to the body. Davis doubled over and Rousey took...

Jul 5, 2014 8:22 pm

“UFC 175” Results: Hall Breaks Toe in 1st Round, Still Beats Santos

Uriah Hall may be one of the toughest fighters to step foot in the octagon. Hall broke his toe and continued to throw kicks with his foot for the remainder of the bout. Hall sported a limp the entire fight, but he made it clear that he was not going to let the injury stop...