Archive: Sara McMann

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 14, 2014 11:23 am

Olympic Medalist McMann Gives Holm, Carano, Cyborg No Chance Against Rousey

“Carano and Holm, predominantly have stand up backgrounds. You’re in a cage, she’s going to get your hands on you, and I just don’t think that they have the takedown and throw defense they would need to stop her from going to the ground.” “When it goes to the ground, their strongest areas are gone....

Aug 13, 2014 5:05 am

Sara McMann Calls For Rousey Rematch

Sara McMann may have lost to Ronda Rousey at UFC 170 earlier this year, but that doesn’t mean that McMann is accepting that Rousey is the better fighter. She’s campaigning for a rematch with Rousey regardless of the rankings. Her words: “I’m chomping at the bit to fight her again,” McMann told FOX Sports. “I...

Jul 15, 2014 5:10 pm

Mark Bocek Slams WMMA Fighters, Compares Them To 12-Year Olds

After a UnderGround member posted a video of Ronda Rousey wrestling with Gegard Mousasi when Ronda first started her MMA career, UFC lightweight Mark Bocek decided it was time he speak up. In the video it was somewhat obvious that Mousasi was taking Rousey down with ease and going easy on her given that she...

Jul 8, 2014 5:03 am

Rousey Announces She Needs Surgery Following UFC 175

Women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey announced during the post fight press conference of UFC 175 that she will have to undergo a fairly minor knee surgery for chronic injuries that have plagued her since she tore her ACL when she was 16. “With the knee surgery, it’s just something that’s more maintenance that I need...

Jun 29, 2014 11:45 am

Rousey: ‘McMann didn’t really want what came along with being champ’

With Ronda Rousey meeting up with Alexis Davis this Fourth of July weekend in Las Vegas, she took some time to reflect on her last fight against Sara McMann (where she won via first round TKO) and some of the principles she feels contributed to Sara’s defeat. “I think that could have been what happened...

May 15, 2014 6:38 am

UFC Pushing For McMann vs. Kaufman, Sarah Not Interested

Former UFC title challenger, Sara McMann (pictured) is ready to bounce back from her first round defeat against Ronda Rousey. The olympic Silver Medalist wants to tango with former Strikeforce champion, Sarah Kaufman. Sarah is looking at a bigger named opponent, more specifically she wants a fight against Miesha Tate or Cat Zingano. Last night...

May 9, 2014 8:55 am

Ratings Report: Jones, Rousey Receiving Surprisingly Lower PPV Numbers in 2014

The UFC is filled with big stars and talented fighters. For two decades, the organization has featured the best in the business and introduced hundreds of talented mixed martial artists to the general public. Within those two decades, a hand full of huge names have stuck with the masses, and those names almost insured huge...

Mar 18, 2014 7:12 am

Herb Dean Defends Controversial Stoppages In Faber/Barao, Rousey/McMann Bouts

Despite being commonly known as being one of the best referees in MMA, Herb Dean has recently come under some fire for some of the stoppages that he has made in major fights, particularly for the stoppages in the main events of UFC 169 and 170. Dean took to The MMA Hour to discuss the stoppages....

Mar 15, 2014 10:42 am

VIDEO | Cain Velasquez Media Scrum

Yesterday in Dallas, UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez was on scene to field questions from the media. See what he had to say by clicking play above. Enjoy!

Mar 3, 2014 7:53 pm

Rumor Has It: Could the Big Announcement Be A Super Fight for Rousey?

Women’s Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is, according to UFC President Dana White, “the biggest star in UFC history.” Her talent is unprecedented and in a league of insanely talented women, she’s still miles apart from an opponent that seems to be equal to her skill. Her recent bout with Sara McMann at UFC 170 brought...