Archive: ryan bader

Jun 5, 2015 12:33 am

Bader Camp Calls Gustafsson vs. Cormier Booking A ”Learning Experience”

Ryan Bader (19-4 MMA) was booked to fight Daniel Cormier in the headlining bout of this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 68 event in New Orleans. However, fate intervened and “DC” was called up to fight for the UFC’s vacant light heavyweight title against Anthony Johnson at May’s UFC 187 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas, a...

Jun 3, 2015 5:00 am

Ryan Bader: ‘D.C. will be a full blown Diva champion’

Ryan Bader is clearly not a fan of newly crowned UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. “Darth” believes that “DC” received the easiest path to a UFC title in the sports history and thinks he should be more humble after getting beatdown by former champ Jon “Bones” Jones earlier this year. Here is what Bader...

Nov 28, 2014 5:53 am

Ryan Bader vs. Phil Davis set for UFC on FOX 14

A key light heavyweight bout has been added to January’s UFC on FOX 14 event, as UFC officials announced this morning that Phil Davis will meet Ryan Bader on the evenings main card. UFC on FOX 14 takes place January 24 live from Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The main card airs on FOX following...

Aug 19, 2014 3:43 pm

UFC Fight Night 47 Ratings Top FS1 Viewership For The Week

UFC Fight Night 47: Bader vs. Saint Preux took place this past weekend from Bangor Maine, and the ratings are in. John Ourand Tweeted that the card did 735k viewers on the main card, and as a result topped the FS1 viewership charts for the week. The FOX Sports Live show following the event also...

Aug 19, 2014 8:39 am

Ryan Bader Fought OSP With Recently Healed Broken Hand

In a main event that was criticized by many, including 205 pound kingpin Jon Jones, Ryan Bader defeated Ovince Saint Preux to a lackluster decision. Bader spoke to ArizonaSports.com about fighting OSP with a recently healed broken hand saying: “[The broken hand] does mess with you in camp,” said Bader to José Youngs for ArizonaSports.com....

Aug 19, 2014 8:09 am

Anthony Rumble Johnson Wants Bader, Then Gustafsson

Anthony Johnson is on a crash course with light heavyweight champion Jon Jones if everything continues on the path it’s going. After defeating Phil Davis earlier in summer, Rumble continued his tear of the 205 pound division by knocking out Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in July. He spoke with MMAJunkie about his hope for fighting Ryan...

Aug 17, 2014 2:58 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Bader’s Win Over St. Preux

In last night’s UFC Fight Night 47 main event, Ryan Bader halted the progress of the fast rising Ovince St. Preux, with an effective game-plan that wore his opponent down round-by-round. (Replay HERE) Following the bout, UFC’s finest took to twitter with their reactions. Check it: Boring is all I have to say! — Anthony...

Aug 17, 2014 1:34 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Ross Pearson’s Win Over Maynard

Last night Ross Pearson picked up a much-needed victory over a former title-challenger in Gray Maynard. (Replay HERE) The victory catapults Ross into contender talks, a position every UFC fighter strives for. Following his second round stoppage, the twitterverse exploded with reactions. Check it: Hate to see Maynard go out like that once again! As...

Aug 17, 2014 1:07 pm

White To Have Serious Talk With Gray Maynard About Fighting Future

“Obviously he came here to fight, and he’s been cleared medically to fight, I think the kid is healthy. But, you know, it’s probably a discussion we might have. I’m not looking to chase Gray out of the game or anything like that. I’ll talk to him though. These guys go through extensive medical testing...

Aug 16, 2014 11:21 pm

UFN 47 Bonus Report: Four Main Card Fighters Walk With $50K

UFC Fight Night 47 took place tonight in Bangor, Maine and the card did not disappoint. In the main event Ryan Bader controlled Ovince St. Preux in a grueling 5 round grind to earn himself a unanimous decision victory in typical Ryan Bader fashion. Ross Pearson shined brightly tonight as he earned an impressive TKO...

Aug 16, 2014 9:16 pm

UFC Fight Night 47 Results: Ross Pearson Looks Sharp in TKO Victory Over Gray Maynard

Maynard landed first, looked light on his feet and utilized good head movement. Pearson quickly started finding his timing, though, landing several straights and jabs. Maynard shot in and took Pearson down against the cage but Pearson got back up and separated from Maynard, landing a nice strike on the way out. Pearson started landing...

Aug 16, 2014 7:56 pm

UFC Fight Night 47 Results: Jordan Pounds Out May in 3rd; Earns TKO Victory

The two started off by feeling each other out before Jordan finally landed a nice strike a minute in to the fight. May had the reach advantage but could not catch Jordan early on. May finally landed some nice counter strikes that cut Jordan slightly over the left eye. Jordan continued to try to keep...

Aug 16, 2014 6:34 pm

UFC Fight Night 47 Results: McMann Wrestles Her Way to Split Decision Victory

McMann went straight for a single leg takedown and landed it with a nice trip to start the fight. Murphy, however, was pretty crafty and effective from her guard in the first couple of minutes from her back. She tied up McMann and limited the damage Sara could inflict but McMann was still controlling the...

Aug 16, 2014 11:23 am

UFC Fight Night 47 Live Results Thread

Tonight, from the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine, The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to action with “UFC Fight Night 47: Bader vs. St. Preux”. If you can’t make the fights or just need to catch up on the action, you’re in the right place. Full results: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 7 p.m. PT)...