Archive: UFC 161

Oct 31, 2013 9:30 am

John Maguire Signs with Cage Warriors, Debut Set for December 31st

  English mixed martial artist, John Maguire is headed to his home country of England to compete with Cage Warriors, a promotion based in London, England. Maguire was released from the UFC earlier this year after his third consecutive loss at UFC 161 in his return to the lightweight division. Maguire went 2-3 in the...

Oct 4, 2013 8:03 am

Cody McKenzie returns to lightweight, faces Sam Stout at UFC on FOX 9

UFC officials announced that a lightweight bout featuring Sam “Hands of Stone” Stout (19-9-1 MA, 8-8 UFC) and Cody McKenzie (14-3 MMA, 3-3 UFC) is the latest addition to the “UFC on FOX 9” card, set for December 14 in Sacramento. The “TUF 12” veteran, Cody McKenzie, got back in the win column in April...

Sep 18, 2013 11:52 am

EXCLUSIVE | Roland Delorme talks UFC 165 bout with Alex Caceres and more

UFC bantamweight Roland Delorme (9-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) will return to the cage this weekend at UFC 165 in Toronto, when he faces Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres (8-5 MMA- 3-3 UFC). A cast member from season 14 of “The Ultimate Fighter”, Delorme has gone a perfect 3-0 inside the UFC’s prestigious octagon. In his UFC...

Sep 17, 2013 12:00 pm

Edwin Figueroa vs. Erik Perez set for UFC 167 in Las Vegas

Yesterday, UFC officials announced that a bantamweight bout between Erik Perez (13-5 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and Edwin Figueroa (9-3 MMA, 2-3 UFC) is the latest addition to November’s UFC 167 event. Erik Perez is coming off his first defeat inside the octagon, which he suffered at the hands of Takeya Mizugaki at the “UFC Fight...

Sep 12, 2013 8:35 am

Travis Browne vs. Stipe Miocic in the works for December UFC event

A heavyweight bout between Travis Browne (15-1-1 MMA, 6-1-1 UFC) and Stipe Miocic (10-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) is being targeted for a December UFC event, as announced on last night’s edition of “UFC Tonight.” Travis “Hapa” Browne will be looking for his third consecutive victory when he takes on Miocic this winter. “Hapa” was last...

Aug 22, 2013 4:02 pm

Report: UFC 161 & 163 Ratings Flop, Do Under 200k PPV Buys

When it comes to PPV buy rates we never really get disclosed true and accurate figures. However the one reliable and lone source for UFC pay-per-view figures has and always will be, Mr. Dave Meltzer. When people talk of buys, stating this PPV did this amount and this one did that, it is all based...

Aug 6, 2013 9:12 am

Hendo’s Coach: Vitor Belfort will ‘regret’ asking for Dan Henderson rematch

Vitor Belfort (23-10 MMA, 12-6 UFC) may still have Chael Sonnen in his sights, but “The Phenom” is already widening his search for potential opponents, this according to his wife and manager, Joana Prado. She spoke to SporTV recently and mentioned that should a fight with Sonnen fail to materialize, Belfort’s second option would be...

Aug 5, 2013 10:54 am

Roland Delorme vs. Alex Caceres added to UFC 165 in Toronto

UFC officials recently announced that a bantamweight bout between Roland Delorme (9-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) and Alex Caceres (8-5 MMA, 3-3 UFC) will serve as the 13th match-up for UFC 165 in Toronto this September. Roland Delorme is coming off a thrilling unanimous decision win over Edwin Figueroa, which took place in the Canadians hometown of...

Jul 16, 2013 1:02 pm

UFC 161 drug tests come back clean, Dan Hendo not granted TRT exemption

By Evan Stoumbelis – @MMAEvan Drug tests from June’s UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson card have returned and all fighter’s tests came back negative. MMAJunkie confirmed the results with Marc Ratner the UFC’s senior vice president of government and regulatory affairs. Dan Henderson, who has received TUEs (Testosterone Use Exemption) giving him the ability to...

Jul 4, 2013 9:11 am

Eddie Wineland vs. Renan Barao set for UFC 165 in Toronto

The UFC’s interim bantamweight title will be on the line this September, as it was announced yesterday evening that interim champ Renan Barao (30-1 MMA, 5-0 UFC) will square off with Eddie Wineland (20-8-1 MMA, 2-2 UFC) in the co-main event of UFC 165 in Toronto, Canada. Barao and Wineland were initially slated to headline...

Jun 18, 2013 8:49 am

Pat Barry’s Manager Says Fight Ending Blow At UFC 161 Was An Eye Gouge

In the opening bout of the UFC 161 main card, heavyweight Shawn Jordan took out veteran Pat Barry in less than one minute. After connecting with a perfectly placed uppercut, Jordan proceeded to land a flurry of punches that ended the fight. However, Barry’s manager, Brian Butler, has said that it was an eye gouge...

Jun 18, 2013 5:16 am

UFC 161 medical suspensions: Evans suspended indefinitely

By Evan Stoumbelis – @MMAEvan Saturday fans saw Rashad Evans defeat Dan Henderson in the main event of UFC 161, below are the medical suspensions for the card. Rashad Evans: Suspended indefinitely Dan Henderson: Suspended 14 days Stipe Miocic: Suspended 14 days Roy Nelson: Suspended 14 days Ryan Jimmo: Suspended indefinitely Igor Pokrajac: Suspended 14...

Jun 17, 2013 6:13 pm

Bar Fights UFC 161: Champps Americana Restaurant in Edison, NJ

Sorry to get your hopes up. No, this is not a post full of videos of drunkards replicating their favorite UFC 161 moments in various bars. As an avid mixed martial arts fan, whenever I watch a pay-per-view it’s important to me that I’m in an environment that embraces the sport as much as I...

Jun 15, 2013 7:02 pm

UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson Preliminary Card Results & Recap

By Evan Stoumbelis – @MMAEvan Tonight fans will see 2 legends in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts do battle when ‘Suga’ Rashad Evans squares off with Dan Henderson, but first we tuned into FX for four preliminary fights. Kicking off the night we have Roland Delorme vs. Edwin Figueroa. After 3 rounds of action...

Jun 15, 2013 12:28 pm

UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson Main Card Play-By-Play And Live Results

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is making its debut inside Winnepeg territory tonight with UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson live from the MTS Centre. The main card is scheduled for a pay-per-view only broadcast and will be headlined by a light-heavyweight fight between Dan Henderson and Rashad Evans. If you can’t make the broadcasts for these...

Jun 15, 2013 12:12 pm

Watch Tonights UFC 161 Post-Fight Press Conference Live on BJPENN.COM

UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson goes down tonight at the UFC’s debut inside Winnipeg, Canada territory at the MTS Centre. In usual fashion, BJPENN.COM will be providing a live feed of the evenings post-fight press conference immediately following the main event’s conclusion. To catch all the action use the player below and tune in.

Jun 15, 2013 11:56 am

VIDEO | Dan Henderson: I plan on stopping Rashad

Dan Henderson talked with UFC Tonight’s Ariel Helwani after the weigh in for UFC 161 and he has one thing on his mind. Finishing Rashad Evans in dramatic fashion. Will Hendo get the job done? Ariel Helwani: Dan, some people have suggest that Rashad Evans has lost a step, do you agree? Dan Henderson:No, I’m...

Jun 15, 2013 11:51 am

VIDEO | UFC 161: Dana White Pre-Fight Interview

UFC President Dana White goes over tonight’s UFC 161 event and discusses other relevant topics within the MMA World. With fighters such as Jon Fitch and Rampage Jackson speaking out against the organization the UFC boss used his time with Ariel Helwani to address those issues and say his peace.

Jun 14, 2013 8:35 am

Quick Twitt | UFC Interim-Bantamweight Champion Renan Barao Says He’s Ready to Fight

The UFC’s bantamweight division hasn’t had a legitimate champion at the head of its division since 2011 when Dominick Cruz last fought and defended his title against current flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson. With Cruz’s return left without an official timeline, the UFC filled his spot temporarily. In his spot, the UFC crowned Renan Barao the...

Jun 14, 2013 7:14 am

Roy Nelson Uses Racial Slur While Discussing Daniel Cormier

Roy Nelson has long been popular for both his consistently entertaining fights and humorous interviews with members of the media. This time, however he may have crossed a line. In talking about his rivalry with fellow UFC heavyweight, Daniel Cormier, Nelson used some unwarranted language. In discussing Daniel Cormier’s decision in turning down a fight...

Jun 13, 2013 1:06 pm

Pat Barry: Steroids not a factor

UFC heavyweight Pat Barry (8-5 MMA, 5-5 UFC) is set to square off with Shawn Jordan (14-4 MMA, 2-1 UFC) at this Saturday’s UFC 161 pay-per-view event in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Barry is one of the UFC’s ‘smaller’ heavyweights, normally giving up a considerable size advantage to his octagon opponents. Barry recently watched one of...

Jun 12, 2013 4:47 pm

James Krause is No Warm-Up Fight at UFC 161

  Through all the injury shuffling that took place for this weekend’s UFC 161 main card, there are still plenty of reasons to purchase the PPV. Two former MMA champions do battle while two intriguing heavyweight fights take place. While some fans are understandably opting out of the PPV bill for this particular event and...

Jun 12, 2013 6:11 am

Shields Responds To Woodley: ‘He doesn’t hit harder than Hendo’

“I definitely think I could withstand his (Woodley’s) punches. I mean, anything is possible, there could be a flash knockout with those little gloves, so of course anyone can be knocked out, but I think I could take it. I’ve taken Henderson’s biggest right hand he could throw. I think Woodley hits hard, but I...

Jun 12, 2013 6:02 am

VIDEO | Pro’s Pick UFC 161

Some of MMA’s most popular figures weigh in on this weekends UFC 161 event. To see who they favor in the nights marquee match ups tune into the video above.