Archive: Ruan Potts

May 14, 2014 2:23 pm

Soa Palelei vs. Jared Rosholt set for UFC Fight Night 43 in New Zealand

UFC officials announced today that a heavyweight clash between Soa Palelei (21-3 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and Jared Rosholt (10-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) is the latest addition to June’s “UFC Fight Night 43” event in New Zealand. The announcement comes just days after Soa Palelei scored a first-round knockout against Ruan Potts at last Saturday’s “UFC...

May 10, 2014 9:55 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Results: Brown Finishes Silva in Round 3 of FOTY Candidate

‘Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva’ was one of the most exciting bouts in a long time and the UFC should consider themselves lucky it aired for free on television. Hometown boy Matt Brown was looking to impress those in attendance, along with Dana White, by headhunting from the opening minute of the first round. He...

May 10, 2014 8:46 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Results: Cruickshank Rocks and Finishes Koch in Round 1

Daron Cruickshank brought the crowd to life with another first round stoppage tonight. Daron Cruickshank landed a left high kick and Erik Koch fell face first to the canvas. It seemed as if he was out cold, but he came to and started defending the barrage of strikes Cruickshank was throwing. Cruickshank’s shots were landing...

May 10, 2014 8:32 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Results: Magny Picks Up Lackluster Win Over Means

After a rather lackluster fight between Neil Magny and Tim Means that went the distance, Army National Guard Sergeant Neil Magny prevailed and was given the unanimous decision victory. Magny rocked Means multiple times throughout the fight and used his superior clinch work to take Means down several times as well. This makes it two...

May 10, 2014 5:23 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Results: Eduardo Upsets Wineland, Gets 1st Round KO Win

Eddie Wineland was ranked fourth walking into the octagon, but who knows how far he will fall after losing to unranked Johnny Eduardo. The first round was close but it was clear Eduardo was getting the best of his opponent. Wineland and Eduardo landed the same amount of punches (12), however Wineland threw 42 more!...

May 10, 2014 4:54 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Results: Lentz Picks Up Unanimous Decision Win Over Gamburyan

UFC Fight Pass Exclusive Preliminary main-event featured Manny Gamburyan and Nick Lentz in a three round bout that went the full fifteen minutes. Manny Gamburyan struggled to get any offensive momentum going his way in the first round as Nick Lentz was looking to close the distance and grapple. The majority of the first round...

May 10, 2014 4:12 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Results: Salas Gets 1st Round Win over Wall

Justin Salas tried to set up takedowns with jabs, but his attempts were transparent and Ben Wall easily defended them. With Salas looking for takedown attempts so often, Wall was unable to attempt anything offensive so it took a while for someone to gain momentum in the first. Justin Salas gained momentum in the middle...

May 10, 2014 2:30 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 40: Brown vs. Silva’ Main Card Results

Today’s ‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Main Card kicks off starting at 7:00 p.m. PT/10:00 p.m. ET. If you’re not in Ohio today with tickets in-hand or can’t catch the televised card, follow along with us here as we break down every blow, every submission, and ever strike, in real-time, right here in this very thread....

Feb 19, 2014 3:53 pm

May’s UFC Fight Night event in Cincinnati gets Soa Palelei vs. Ruan Potts

UFC officials recently announced that the promotion will return to Cincinnati this May for a ‘Fight Night’ event. The event received it’s first official bout today, as UFC executives announced that heavyweights Soa Palelei (20-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Ruan Potts (8-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will meet in the octagon on May 10 in Ohio. Soa “The...

Feb 11, 2014 4:40 am

UFC Signs African MMA Heavyweight Champion

The UFC has just signed a fresh new prospect in the heavyweight division, all the way from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa: Ruan Potts. Potts has been EFC Africa’s dominating powerhouse since early 2011, where he exploded on the scene with four of his first five bouts ending by TKO (one of those first...