Archive: tuf nations

Sep 15, 2014 4:08 pm

UFC Signs 4x Australian Olympic Judoka Dan Kelly

Fans who watch TUF might be familiar with TUF Nations team Australia member Dan Kelly. The 4x Olympic competitor from Australia was eliminated early on in the season of TUF, and was never signed to the UFC. After picking up a win on Australia’s regional circuit, Kelly was signed to the UFC earlier today for...

Jun 16, 2014 4:44 pm

UFC Signs Four New Fighters

The UFC has announced the signing of four new prospects: Bryan Barberena, Brendan O’Reilly, Paddy Holohan, and Matt Dwyer. MMAJunkie.com reported that Bryan Barberena will be fighting Joe Ellenberger, who is not to be confused with his brother Jake, after his last opponent Johnny Case withdrew from their bout due to an eye issue. The...

Apr 18, 2014 6:17 am

Dustin Poirier Sets Two New Records In Featherweight Division

Dustin “Diamond” Poirier set the record for featherweight wins (with 8) at the TUF Nations Finale, this past Wednesday night, winning an entertaining scrap with Akira Corassani. By stopping Akira to take home that record-breaking win, he has also set the record for most stoppages in featherweight history (5). Poirier found himself in some serious trouble in round...

Apr 17, 2014 3:00 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Kennedy vs. Bisping Bout

Last Night on FOX Sports 1, two TUF champions were crowned, Patrick Cote lead The TUF Nation’s Team Canada to a clean sweep, and Tim Kennedy backed up all the pre-fight trash-talk with a dominant decision win over Michael Bisping. Some of our favorite fighters took to twitter with their reaction. Check it: Kennedy sticks...

Apr 17, 2014 1:07 pm

White: Kennedy Not a Crowd Pleaser but Dominant

Tim Kennedy’s performance didn’t blow the roof of Quebec’s Colisse Pepsi but it was effective enough for a convincing win. At Wednesday night’s TUF Nations finale, it was Kennedy who grinded his way through to a unanimous decision over Michael Bisping. In the post-fight media scrum, UFC president Dana White echoed those sentiments. “It wasn’t...

Apr 17, 2014 1:04 pm

Chuck Liddell: ‘To me, pre-fight touching is not OK’

Chuck Liddell, one of the most popular MMA fighters in the UFC and a man known for being hard intimidate and carrying heavy hands, spoke to MMAjunkie recently about the increasing amount of pre-fight brawls between slated fighters. If you are already marked to fight each other in the ring, why get worked up before...

Apr 16, 2014 8:58 pm

Sarah Kaufman Landed 202 Strikes, 3rd Most In a Single UFC Fight

Sarah Kaufman put on a striking clinic tonight in her bout against Leslie Smith. Smith was Kaufman’s third opponent of the night as the previous two were forced to pull out due to injuries. Kaufman came prepared regardless and ended up putting up some of the most impressive numbers we have seen in UFC history....

Apr 16, 2014 8:29 pm

.gif | Kennedy Outpoints Bisping To Earn Win (Full Highlights)

Earlier tonight on FOX Sports 1, Michael Bisping and Tim Kennedy went to war for five straight rounds. In the end, Kennedy turned in a fantastic performance and in doing so earned a decision victory over the count. Here it is: See more .gif’s here.

Apr 16, 2014 6:21 pm

‘TUF Nations Finale’ Results: Cote Tops Noke in Unanimous Decision Performance

Patrick Cote impressed throughout the fight and implemented his gameplan whenever he truly concentrated on it. Patrick Cote hit a takedown in the first round and opted to stay busy in Kyle Noke’s guard. He pitter-pattered with hammerfists and caught Noke off guard with some huge elbows. Noke worked off his back, though, and tried...