Archive: ryan bader

Jun 12, 2014 5:13 am

Florian-Sonnen Break Down This Weekend’s UFC 174 Main Event

This weekend on pay-per-view, Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson returns to action to defend his title against the flyweight number one contender, Ali Bagautinov. During last night’s edition of ‘UFC Tonight’ on FOX Sports 1, the show’s hosts broke down the fight. Here’s what they said: Sonnen on Ali Bagautinov and his title challenge at UFC...

Jun 12, 2014 5:10 am

Dana: Woodley Has To Prove To Fans, Not The UFC That He’s Due A Title Shot

“It’s not that anybody can get a title shot or rematch … the Lawler-Hendricks fight was so close. Everybody thinks Woodley gasses out after the first round. This is Tyron’s shot right here. Nobody is beating down the doors after Tyron’s last two performances for him to get a title shot. He’s explosive and exciting,...

Jun 12, 2014 5:01 am

Demetrious Johnson Ready For Durable Russian Challenger

This weekend from Vancouver’s Rogers Arena, Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson will attempt to defend his UFC flyweight title for the fourth straight time. Last night he discussed his first pay-per-view headliner and what he expects: Demetrious Johnson on his fight against Bagautinov: “He’s a two-time world combat Sambo champion. I’m excited to get in there...

Jun 9, 2014 5:00 am

Countdown to UFC 174: Demetrious Johnson vs. Ali Bagautinov

UFC Countdown takes you behind the scenes before UFC 174 as six stars try to redefine their divisions on Saturday, June 14. Undefeated at flyweight, Demetrious Johnson makes his fourth title defense against surging Russian Ali Bagautinov.

Jun 6, 2014 5:35 am

UFC 174 Headliner Denies Reports Of Drug Testing Failure

According to reports coming out of Russian website, MMABoxing.ru, UFC 174 headliner Ali Bagautinov has a prior drug test failure in his athletic history. The report detailed the use of a common stimulant, which could aid in giving the user an extra surge of strength and energy. Ali, in an interview with FOX Sports denied...

Jun 5, 2014 6:28 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO: Arlovski vs. Brink

Go back in time as Andrei Arlovski make his UFC debut at UFC 28 against Aaron Brink. Then, catch his upcoming fight with Brendan Schaub at UFC 174.

May 28, 2014 5:09 am

UFC 174 on Pay-Per-View Preview

The UFC Flyweight title is on the line Saturday, June 14th at UFC 174 as the champ, Demetrious Johnson takes on Ali Bagautinov who is on an 11 fight win streak. The co-main event is a pivotal welterweight bout as Rory MacDonald takes on Tyron Woodley.

Apr 25, 2014 9:05 pm

PHOTO | UFC 174 Poster Released

UFC officials have released the officials ‘UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov’ poster for the upcoming pay-per-view event set for June 14.

Apr 24, 2014 11:15 am

‘Mighty Mouse’ Defends UFC’s Contender Decisions

“It’s not like Mortal Kombat where before you fight Shao Khan you have to fight Kintaro. It’s not like that, if it was like that everybody would have to fight John Dodson and Joseph Benavidez and they wouldn’t get passed those guys. That’s how it is. If Ali Bagautinov would have to beat those guys...

Apr 24, 2014 7:39 am

Ryan Bader vs Rafael Cavalcante added to UFC 174

On Wednesday afternoon, The Canadian Press announced the addition of light heavyweights Ryan Bader and Rafael Cavalcante to the UFC 174 card. UFC 174 will be taking place on June 14 at the Rogers Area in Vancouver, and while the card is not yet complete, it is anticipated that Bader vs. Cavalcante will be a...

Apr 8, 2014 7:21 pm

MacDonald vs. Woodley Official For UFC 174 Title Eliminator

Late last month we reported the UFC’s intentions with Tyron Woodley and Rory MacDonald. Those plans have now been finalized and the two welterweight fighters will indeed square off at UFC 174 in June. The bout has also been deemed a number-one-contender clash, putting the winner up against, Johny Hendricks, the UFC’s welterweight champion. Our...

Apr 3, 2014 11:16 am

Cavalcante vs. Bader Targeted For UFC 174

There’s been a lot of rumors over the last few weeks in regards to a few select light-heavyweight fighters. In these ever-evolving talks and rumors, we’ve seen Cormier put against Ryan Bader, Rafael Feijao (pictured) and most recently Dan Henderson. The Hendo fight looks like it’s going to stick, which is the likely reason why the...

Apr 2, 2014 8:04 pm

Cormier/Hendo Winner To Get UFC Title Shot

A rumored bout between Dan Henderson and Daniel Cormier could have serious title implications. While the bout remains unannounced, several insiders point to it being nearly official and planned for UFC 175 in July. A hot topic on tonight’s UFC Tonight, on FOX Sports 1, Host Kenny Florian, touched on the subject, “It’s a tough...

Mar 25, 2014 6:31 pm

Daniel Cormier Needs To Fight Ryan Bader If He Wants A Title Shot

If Daniel Cormier wants his shot at the UFC light heavyweight title, he needs to go through Ryan Bader. Now, don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying Bader is the No. 1 contender – or even a top contender in the division at the moment. Instead, it would appear that the former Ultimate Fighter winner...

Mar 24, 2014 10:56 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Eyeing Bader or Cavalcante For Cormier’s Next Bout

Daniel Cormier is hoping for a fast-track to Jon Jones. His cancelled bout against Rashad Evans would have likely landed him there if he had won, but that didn’t happen. Instead he got Pat Cummins, a last-minute replacement that he dispatched easily, making his stock sit stagnant while the UFC’s light-heavyweight division moves on. BJPENN.COM...

Mar 6, 2014 7:56 am

VIDEO | Weidman & Machida Discuss TRT Ban

“I’ve made it no secret at all my stance on TRT. I always thought it was cheating. There was just guys taking advantage of it, so it’s a huge step in the right direction for the sport to get rid of that. – Chris Weidman.

Feb 6, 2014 12:25 pm

Jon Jones Says He Doesn’t Always “See Eye to Eye” with UFC

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones admits to some disagreements with the UFC when it comes to marketing him as a fighter; but he is the first to say that everything works out fine.   By Christopher Murphy | Twitter UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones may be the UFC’s most marketable male fighter who...

Dec 11, 2013 10:39 am

PHOTO | X-Ray Of Ryan Bader’s Broken Hand Suffered Against Perosh

Last weekend we saw, TUF Season 8 winner, Ryan Bader return to form during the UFC Fight Night Fight Night 33 main card. Sometime during his dominating three-round bout against Anthony Perosh, Bader broke his hand. The UFC light-heavyweight fighter sent out the image (below) of the fracture that, according to reports, will require surgery...

Dec 10, 2013 10:06 am

Rankings Update: Diaz Knocks Maynard Down, Shogun/Hunt Rise Up & More

By Evan Stoumbelis This past weekend fans were fortunate enough to see Hunt vs. Bigfoot as the headline of the UFC Brisbane card. Mark “Super Samoan” Hunt and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva fought a great 5 round battle to a decision which ended in a draw. Also on the card we saw PRIDE FC legend Mauricio...

Dec 6, 2013 8:20 am

Latest odds set for ‘UFC Fight Night 33: Hunt vs. Bigfoot’

UFC Fight Night 33 will be held on Saturday at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Due to the extreme difference in time zones, the event will air live in North America during prime time hours on Friday. The odds makers have Bigfoot Silva and James Te Huna as the favorites in their...

Dec 3, 2013 7:28 am

Kedzie Vs. Correia Replaces Caceras Vs. Gagnon on UFC Fight Night 33 Main Card

Since the Alex Caceras vs Mitch Gagnon fight was scrapped due to Gagnon’s visa issues, A women’s fight between UFC newcomer Bethe Correia and WMMA veteran Julie Kedzie has been bumped up to a main card slot. Julie Kedzie has been a staple of women’s MMA, a veteran who started her career in 2004. Kedzie...