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Jan 31, 2015 8:17 pm

UFC 183 Results: Iaquinta Earns Rough TKO Win Over Lauzon

Al Iaquinta picked up the technical knockout victory against fan favorite Joe Lauzon in an action packed fight. Lauzon was in control of the bout in the opening half of the first round as he picked his shots and found the holes in Iaquinta’s guard. Iaquinta rallied back in the second, seemingly after he found...

Jan 31, 2015 7:51 pm

UFC 183 Results: Leities Makes Boetsch Pass Out in Round 2

Thales Leites went to his bread-and-butter when he submitted Tim Boetsch with the arm triangle in the second round. Leites showed some weaknesses when they were standing, but as soon as the action went to the mat he was in full control. Boetsch looked fantastic in the opening round of the fight as he outstruck...

Jan 31, 2015 6:51 pm

UFC 183 Results: Tate Defeats McMann in Exciting Bout

Miesha Tate and Sara McMann put on one of the most exhilarating fights of the night with their bantamweight bout in the final fight of the preliminaries. It was performances like McMann’s and Tate’s that earn bonuses. Sara McMann almost ended the fight in the opening minute of the first round when she wobbled Tate...

Jan 24, 2015 8:45 pm

Gustafsson: I Favor Johnson in Fight with Jones

Alexander Gustafsson was knocked out for the first time in his career tonight when he stepped into the octagon against Anthony Johnson. Johnson earned the right to face Jon Jones for the title with his victory at UFC on FOX 14. During the post fight presser, Gustafsson was asked who he would choose as the...


Jan 24, 2015 8:36 pm

Hendo: My Eyelid Was Sliced Open, I Knew Something Was Wrong

Dan Henderson’s night ended earlier than he had hoped. He protested the knockout and stated he was fine, but he did not deny there was something seriously wrong with his eye. Gegard Mousasi landed a soft blow that glanced across and cut the eye of Dan Henderson. Mousasi pointed to the eye of Henderson and...

Jan 24, 2015 8:30 pm

Johnson: Gus Beat Up Jones. I Want to Beat Him 10 Times Worse

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson was the first man to knock Alexander Gustafsson out and he earned the right to challenge Jon Jones for his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship in the near future. Johnson stated in the post fight press conference that he is ready to take the title shot whenever the UFC wants him to. “I’ll...

Jan 24, 2015 8:25 pm

UFC in Stockholm Was Major Success, 30,000 in Attendance

UFC on FOX 14 took place in Stockholm this past Saturday night and it was a major success for the UFC. UFC Event Coordinator David Allen confirmed the event drew 30,000 fans to the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. Fans from 44 different countries flocked to Sweden to watch Anthony “Rumble” Johnson duke it out...

Jan 24, 2015 8:00 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Bonuses: 4 Fighters Take Home $50K POTN Bonuses

UFC on FOX 14 is in the books and what an amazing event it was. Instead of a Fight of the Night bonus, UFC officials dished out FOUR performance of the night bonuses. Performance of the Night: Makwan Amirkhani Amirkhani made quite the splash with his performance in the octagon tonight. He was able to...

Jan 24, 2015 6:56 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Results: Johnson 1st Man to KO Gustafsson, Does it in Round 1

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is the most dangerous man in the light heavyweight division. Now, he will get a chance to prove it as he has earned the right to fight UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones. Johnson caught Gustafsson with a counter right hook to the jaw and neck. Gustafsson crumbled to the mat and...

Jan 24, 2015 6:20 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Results: Mousasi Controversially TKOs Hendo in Round 1

As Henderson threw his signature overhand right, Mousasi landed a counter shot to the back of the head that dazed Henderson. Henderson tumbled over toward the octagon fencing and took a couple unprotected shots. Even though they were unprotected, they were not big punches and Henderson was trying to get out of the bad situation....

Jan 24, 2015 5:56 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Results: Bader Gets Close Decision Win Over Davis

Wrestlers Phil Davis and Ryan Bader had a back and forth standup scrap that led to a judges decision. Neither man landed anything significant that could have knocked their opponent out, but they each rode some waves of momentum. Ryan Bader was confident in his boxing after a long feeling out process. Once he started...

Jan 24, 2015 5:26 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Results: Sicilia Brutally KOs Corassani in Round 1

Sam Sicilia kept his composure through the opening minutes of the fight and weathered some dangerous shots from Akira Corassani to score a brutal knockout win in the first round. Sicilia feigned a left hook which made Corassani duck down. Sicilia saw this and blasted him with an uppercut. Corassani backed up and got caught...

Jan 24, 2015 4:40 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Results: Tumenov Picks Up Decision Win Over Musoke

The final bout of the preliminaries was more of a kickboxing bout than a mixed martial arts match. Both men took to the center of the octagon and landed their fair share of strikes and it started off as a relatively even bout. However, as time went on one fighter was privy to the strategy...

Jan 24, 2015 3:59 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Results: Robertson TKOs Aliev in 1st Round

Another fight gone by and another knockout in the books! Kenny Robertson and Sultan Aliev spent a couple minutes feeling each other out but eventually got comfortable enough to throw knockout worthy blows. Robertson clocked Aliev with an overhand right and rode a wave of momentum to victory! By Jon Kirschner | Twitter: MMAJonny Robertson...

Jan 24, 2015 3:35 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Results: Amirkhani TKOs Ogle in 8 Seconds!

Whether it was a just stoppage, Makwan Amirkhani secured a quick knockout victory in his octagon debut. Amirkhani was excited to get the fight started and the first strike he threw was the beginning of the end for Andy Ogle. Amirkhani jumped to the center of the octagon as soon as the fight started and...

Jan 24, 2015 3:12 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Results: Krylov Submits Nedkov with Standing Guillotine

Nikita Krylov looked like a bona-fide stud tonight in his performance against Stanislav Nedkov. Krylov was one step ahead of his opponent for the couple minutes the fight went on for before he picked up a submission win. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter: MMAJonny Krylov cracked Nedkov with a combination and sent him tumbling to...

Jan 24, 2015 2:52 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Results: Taisumov KOs Christodoulou in Round 2

Mairbek Taisumov showcased his striking skills and ability to strike from a long distance. Anthony Christodoulou was making his octagon debut tonight and truly drew the short straw by agreeing to fight Taisumov. Taisumov put on a fantastic first round before finishing the fight in the second. Taisumov changed levels in the first and kept...

Jan 24, 2015 2:32 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Results: Bektic Smothers Redmond in Decision Win

The Fox Sports 1 preliminaries kicked off with a great performance from Mirsad Bektic. Paul Redmond simply could not get anything going for him as he was controlled for three consecutive rounds. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter Redmond fought off of his back for the majority of the fight and never really had an opportunity...

Jan 24, 2015 1:56 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Results: Pesta Earns Decision Win Over Erokhin

Konstantin Erokhin was looking for a quick finish tonight and came out throwing bombs. Those shots he was throwing quickly drained his gas tank, however, and it allowed Viktor Pesta to take control of the fight with his grappling skills. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter: MMAJonny Pesta was in big trouble in the opening minutes...

Jan 24, 2015 1:32 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Results: Seery Outlasts Beal and Earns Decision Win

UFC in Stockholm got off to an early start today as the event kicked off at 4:00 PM on the east coast. Chris Beal made his flyweight debut this afternoon as he stepped into the octagon against Irish fighter Neil Seery in the first bout of the day. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter: MMAJonny Both...

Jan 22, 2015 7:37 pm

Nick Diaz Wants to Make Stars and Money, Not Interested In Title Fight

Nick Diaz took part in the “UFC 183” Conference Call on Thursday afternoon to hype his upcoming bout with Anderson Silva on January 31st. This will be the first time Diaz has stepped into the octagon for competition since October 2013 for the UFC Welterweight Championship. Dana White previously stated that a title shot could...

Jan 22, 2015 7:27 pm

Anderson Silva: I’m Disappointed in Jacare and Machida

Anderson Silva has always been firm in his stance when it comes to the potential of fighting training partners Lyoto Machida and Jacare Souza. He once stated that he would rather give up fighting than step into the octagon with Lyoto Machida. Machida, on the other hand, has changed his view on the subject and...

Jan 22, 2015 10:11 am

The New York Politician Responsible For Blocking MMA Was Just Arrested

New York State Assembly speaker, Sheldon Siver, was arrested on federal corruption charges on Thursday and accused of using the power of his office to solicit millions in bribes and kickbacks, according to court documents. (via the New York Times) Siver is best known to MMA Fans as the man responsible for keeping the sports...

Jan 18, 2015 11:16 pm

Conor McGregor: This Is the Beginning of “The McGregor Era”

Conor McGregor blasted through Dennis Siver tonight and will be facing Jose Aldo for the UFC Featherweight Championship. The bout is likely to take place in May in Las Vegas and it could break records. After answering a couple questions in the post fight press conference, McGregor spoke with confidence about the potential of his...

Jan 18, 2015 11:14 pm

McGregor on Duffy: You Best Believe I’d Want That Fight

Joseph Duffy recently signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship and is known for being the last man to defeat Conor McGregor. During the post fight press conference, McGregor expressed his thoughts on the recent signing. “To be honest, I signed Joseph. I actually looked into it and thought, ‘You know what, if someone pulls out,...

Jan 18, 2015 11:13 pm

UFC Fight Night 59 Bonus Report: McGregor and Larkin Take Home Extra $50K

Fight of the Night: Matt Van Buren vs. Sean O’Connell Van Buren looked to be on his way to a stoppage victory as he was picking O’Connell apart with body shots. O’Connell made an amazing comeback in the second and third rounds, however, and ultimately stopped the fight in the third round! Performance of the...

Jan 18, 2015 11:12 pm

TWEET PIC | McGregor Screams In Aldo’s Face!

Conor McGregor finished Dennis Siver in the second round then proceeded to jump the octagon fence and scream in the face of Jose Aldo! The two are set to duke it out in the near future for the UFC Featherweight Championship. [email protected]_gear: @RowdyBec #TopOfTheHeadOnly pic.twitter.com/oWbmhaIdxj” Conor was like: 'Wazzzzzzaaaaap!!!' — Juno Siojo (@junosiojo_G7N) January 19,...

Jan 18, 2015 9:19 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: McGregor Dominates Siver, Wins in Round 2

“The Notorious” Conor McGregor did not defeat his opponent in two minutes like he had predicted, but the lengthier fight favored him as it showcased just how dominant he could be in the octagon. Dennis Siver is a top ten fighter but it looked like he had no business being in there with McGregor. By...