Archive: MMA NEWS

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. “@HEADLOCK_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...

Jan 18, 2015 8:46 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Cerrone Upsets Henderson and Earns Decision Win

Benson Henderson looked amazing tonight in defeat against Donald Cerrone who looked great in his own right. Cerrone never got to unload like he wanted considering he took the fight on such short notice, but he gained the decision win nonetheless. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter Henderson was more diverse in his attack than Cerrone...

Jan 18, 2015 7:35 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Tibau Earns 16th UFC Win with Decision Over Parke

This lightweight bout may not have been the most exciting opening to a main card, but it was nice to see both Gleison Tibau and Norman Parke smart careful and smart. They both respected each other’s power and did not want to get within a dangerous striking distance. Tibau outgrappled his Parke tonight, though, and earned...

Jan 18, 2015 7:00 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Pendred Picks Up Controversial Decision Over Spencer

That was a controversial decision to say the least. Cathal Pendred picked up a unanimous decision victory over Sean Spencer even though he was outstruck. Pendred landed four takedowns, but they did not lead to anything at all. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter Spencer brought the fight to Pendred who was not prepared for such...