Archive: MMA NEWS

Apr 20, 2014 1:50 pm

VIDEO | TUF Brazil 3: Octagon Girl Contest

They are some of the most gorgeous women in Brazil and now they’re competing for a spot to be an Octagon girl for the upcoming TUF Brazil 3 finale. New episodes post every Sunday night, exclusively on UFC Fight Pass.

Apr 20, 2014 1:47 pm

Fun Fact of the day: Liddell/Kennedy share same baby momma

Former Strikeforce title challenger Tim Kennedy and UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell have more in common than just a career in mixed martial arts, they also share the same baby momma. Yes it’s true, and the mother is none other than female MMA fighter Casey Noland (4-6 MMA, pictured). Noland met “The Iceman” when she was seventeen...

Apr 20, 2014 1:32 pm

White: Cruz Can Take Immediate Title Shot Upon Return If ‘He Wants It’

“I, literally, have heard nothing from Dominick Cruz. I don’t know what’s going on with him. And I don’t think after this much of a layoff it would be right to throw him in there for [a title shot], unless he wants it. He was the champ before all this stuff happened to him, and...

Apr 20, 2014 1:23 pm

Tate Talks Carano: “I’ll take that fight all day long”

With Gina Carano’s return to MMA still looming in the universe, UFC on FOX 11 winner, Miesha Tate wasted no time throwing her name in the hat as a potential candidate for her opponent. Following a bubbly post-fight interview on the UFC on FOX post-fight show, Tate said she’s ready to take on all-comers, specifically...

Apr 20, 2014 1:04 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Medical Suspensions Report: Two Fighters Out Indefinitely

The Florida State Box Commission has handed out mandatory suspensions to six, of last night’s, UFC on FOX 11 competitors. Two indefinite suspensions highlight the list, while four other fighters received terms not exceeding 45 days. The full list of medical suspensions is as follows: Brad Tavares: suspended 45 days due to multiple facial lacerations...

Apr 20, 2014 12:50 pm

VIDEO | Shaquile O’Neal UFC on FOX 11 Interview

NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal and UFC correspondent Megan Olivi chat it up before UFC on FOX 11. Hear how the big man helped pull off the pre-fight press conference and how he was introduced to mixed martial arts.

Apr 20, 2014 12:28 pm

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Apr 20, 2014 12:24 pm

Travis Browne Suffers Broken Hand, Possible Broken Rib

Travis Browne suffered some heavy damage in his fight with Fabricio Werdum. According to Dana White in the post-fight press conference, Browne has a broken hand, as well as possibly having a broken rib. Browne wasn’t present at the press-conference, instead being taken straight to the hospital for treatment. Despite the injuries, Browne was able...

Apr 20, 2014 12:23 pm

Miesha Tate: “I Wasn’t Confident That I Won It”

On Saturday, Miesha Tate participated in a closely contested bout with Liz Carmouche at UFC on Fox 11. And while Tate ultimately got a unanimous decision nod from the judges, Tate was not sure that she would be awarded the win. Carmouche started off strong, controlling the majority of the round with takedowns. She started...

Apr 20, 2014 12:12 pm

PHOTO’s | Shaq Takes Over UFC Weekend In Orlando

The UFC’s first trip to Orlando, Florida, will go down as a smashing success. UFC President, Dana White guaranteed the promotion’s return to the Central Florida city, following a successful gate and support from the local community. One Orlando citizen was more welcoming than most. Four-time NBA Champion, Shaquille O’Neal rolled out the red carpet for...

Apr 20, 2014 10:37 am

UFC on FOX 11: Four Win $50k Bonus

Last night’s UFC on FOX 11 event delivered several notable performances, and the UFC brass took note. With their new bonus structure in place, four-fighters received an additional $50k for their efforts on the night. Donald Cerrone and Alex White both picked up $50k for their respective stoppages and Thiago Alves vs. Seth Baczynski took...

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!

Apr 19, 2014 8:01 pm

.gif | UFC on FOX 11: Carmouche Refuses to Submit to Tate’s Rear Naked Choke

Liz Carmouche may have controlled the grappling game in the first round, but Miesha Tate adapted quickly and turned the tables in round three. Miesha Tate almost finished the fight in the third round when she got the hooks in and slapped on the rear naked choke. Liz Carmouche had faced adversity before and refused...

Apr 19, 2014 8:00 pm

.gif | UFC on FOX 11: Cerrone Drops Barboza With a Jab then Submits Him!

Donald Cerrone stated he just wanted to give the fans what they wanted, and he accomplished that when all was said and done. Donald Cerrone dropped Edson Barboza with a jab then submitted him with a rear naked choke to pick up his third victory in a row. Check out the .GIF supplied by FanSided’s...

Apr 19, 2014 8:00 pm

.gif | UFC on FOX 11: White TKOs Payan, but Payan Still Argues Stoppage

Alex White only needed one minute and twenty-eight seconds to make his first octagon appearance a win. Estevan Payan was backed into a corner as Alex White kept marching toward him with punches. One of White’s left jabs landed right on the chin of Payan and he fell to his back. Propped up against the...

Apr 19, 2014 7:59 pm

.gif | UFC on FOX 11: Magalhaes Drills Zachrich With Body Shot

Caio Magalhaes looked like he had somewhere to go the way he was throwing knockout strikes from the get-go. Magalhaes charged to the center of the octagon and was throwing leather without hesitation. Luke Zachrich was doing his best to keep up with Magalhaes’ pace, but he ended up getting caught with an uppercut to...

Apr 19, 2014 7:58 pm

.gif | UFC on FOX 11: Lewis Ground-and-Pounds May’s Face In

How much money would you ask for to be on the receiving end of Derrick Lewis’ ground and pound? I don’t know if Jack May asked for enough money tonight as he took some brutal punishment once the fight went to the ground. May allegedly suffered a knee injury which caused this fight to go...

Apr 19, 2014 7:56 pm

.gif | UFC on FOX 11: Skelly Lands Two Illegal Knees on Bektic

Mirsad Bektic ate two illegal knees in the second round of his bout with Chas Skelly and it was questionable that the referee let the fight continue. Bektic showed an incredible amount of heart when he decided to continue and eventually won the fight. Check out the illegal knees in .GIF-form, supplied by FanSided’s ZombieProphet!...

Apr 19, 2014 7:25 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Werdum Defeats Browne with Ease, Will Face Velasquez for Title

To the surprise of most, Fabricio Werdum not only dominated the grappling aspect of the fight but the standup as well. Even though Browne landed a handful of his own shots early on, it was Werdum who landed the majority of the significant strikes. The striking game seemed relatively even until Fabricio Werdum became the...

Apr 19, 2014 6:31 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Tate Almost Submits Carmouche, Ends Up with Decision Win

Liz Carmouche closed the distance right off the bat and relied on her grappling to take control of the fight. Miesha Tate often found herself pressed up against the fence and eventually on her back. Tate looked too relaxed in the first round and she picked up her pace in round two. She charged to...

Apr 19, 2014 5:57 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Cerrone Drops then Submits Barboza in Round 1

Donald Cerrone found himself in trouble seconds into the fight, but he turned things around and ended it all in the first round. Just as the fight started, Cerrone got caught and wobbled by a combination from Edson Barboza. From there, Barboza turned his volume of strikes up and tried to change levels constantly to...

Apr 19, 2014 5:38 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Romero Ragdolls Tavares, Wrestles His Way to Victory

Silver Olympic medalist Yoel Romero shined in the opening fight of ‘UFC on FOX 11’. Brad Tavares tried his hardest to stay in the fight, but he suffered a size and wrestling-skill disadvantage and was painfully reminded of it throughout the fight. Romero rag-dolled Tavares in his takedown attempts and took him down whenever he...

Apr 19, 2014 4:56 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Nurmagomedov Extends Streak with Win Over Dos Anjos

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s strategy in the first round was clear: Keep charging forward and then use the fence to your advantage in landing takedowns. Nurmagomedov controlled the center of the octagon and marched forward with a flurry of blocked strikes until Dos Anjos’ back was against the fence. That’s when Nurmagomedov would dip down and use...