Archive: MMA NEWS

Feb 1, 2015 12:07 am

Miesha Tate Suffered Broken Orbital in Win Against McMann

Miesha Tate may have walked out of the octagon tonight with her hands raised in victory, but it didn’t come without a price. Sara McMann cracked her in the opening minute of the first round and dropped her with a straight punch that broke Tate’s orbital bone! Tate dove into the topic during the UFC...

Feb 1, 2015 12:02 am

Dana White: We May Not See Nick Diaz For Another 3 Years

Nick Diaz made his return to the octagon tonight and fought for the first time since March 2013 at UFC 158 when he fought Georges St. Pierre. Diaz faced another legend in Anderson Silva at UFC 183 tonight and apparently made a lot of money in the process. Diaz put on a great performance against...

Jan 31, 2015 11:52 pm

White: Vitor Called & Asked For Interim Title Fight, Turned Down Machida

Chris Weidman has been forced out of defending his UFC Middleweight Championship against Vitor Belfort at UFC 184. While Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano have been moved up to the main event, Belfort initially wanted to remain on the card and fight for the interim title. Dana White told the entertaining story during the UFC...

Jan 31, 2015 11:45 pm

Silva On Jones: He’s My Friend, But He Needs to Change

Anderson Silva made a triumphant return to the octagon tonight when he defeated Nick Diaz at UFC 183. After the bout, he ran out of the octagon and embraced UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones. When asked why he did that, Silva answered in a serious and concerned tone. However, the concern was only half...

Jan 31, 2015 11:06 pm

‘UFC 183’ Bonus Report: Leites Pockets Extra $100K

UFC 183 is now in the books and we have the bonus report! Fight of the Night: Thales Leites (Performance of the Night Winner) vs. Tim Boetsch Thales Leites looked fantastic in his performance tonight in the octagon. Boetsch almost secured the win in the first round as he caught Leites off guard multiple times,...

Jan 31, 2015 10:55 pm

Silva and Diaz Both Unsure About UFC Future After UFC 183

After their five round war at “UFC 183”, both Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva claimed they are unsure about their future in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. After having his arm raised as victor, Anderson Silva fell to his knees and crumbled on the mat in tears simply thankful to be given another chance to step...

Jan 31, 2015 9:39 pm

UFC 183 Results: Silva Brought to Tears with Win Over Diaz

After a year away from the octagon, Anderson Silva looked like “The Spider” of old. After his hand was raised when the judges’ decision was read, Silva broke down crying thankful for another chance to step in the octagon after his traumatic leg injury. Diaz helped him up and thanked him for such an exciting...

Jan 31, 2015 8:53 pm

UFC 183 Results: Woodley Outlasts Gastelum and Earns Decision Win

Tyron Woodley picked up a huge victory over Kelvin Gastelum in the co-main event of UFC 183. Even though the crowd voiced their disproval of inactivity, Woodley stated he was happy with his performance in the octagon. Woodley and Gastelum had a feeling out process that never seemed to end. Both fighters landed their fair...

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...