Archive: UFC 163

Aug 4, 2013 9:19 am

UFC 163: Press Conference Highlights

A Dana White-less press conference at UFC 163 in Rio de Janeiro revealed several nuggets for the company’s future in the country. Marshall Zelaznik said that plans are made for another busy 2014 in Brazil but with the World Cup and a major election to circumnavigate. Featherweight champion Jose Aldo successfully defended his title with...

Aug 3, 2013 11:04 pm

UFC 163: Post-fight Bonuses

The post-fight honors for UFC 163 in Rio de Janeiro were announced this evening. The $50,000 bonus money was extra handy tonight as all the evening’s winners came from the preliminary card. Earning Knockout of the Night was Anthony Perosh. The 40-year-old leveled Vinny Magalhaes with short right hand in 14 seconds in Round 1....

Aug 3, 2013 9:12 pm

UFC 163 Results: Phil Davis Upsets Lyoto Machida in Controversial Stunner

The co-main event was a light-heavyweight tilt with potential title ramifications as Lyoto Machida took on Phil Davis A measured first round saw Machida looking to counter Davis. Machida landed successfully with his usual blinding speed. Davis didn’t look for a takedown for the majority of the round. Whenever Machida would land, even a minor...


Aug 3, 2013 8:22 pm

UFC 163 Results: Ferreira Strangles Santos in a Lightning Quick Bout

This one didn’t last long at all. The third fight of the PPV card impressed in spectacular fashion. Both men seemed apprehensive at first but this didn’t last long as both fighters got to know each other quickly. Ferreira landed on the first exchange with a big left hand. Ferreira walked forward and threw a...

Aug 3, 2013 7:53 pm

UFC 163 Results: Thales Leites Successful in His Return to the Octagon

Thales Leites made his return to the Octagon against the always exciting Tom ‘Kong’ Watson in the sophomore fight of the PPV card. Thales Leites took this one down early and worked his ground game against Watson. Watson was getting battered by big shots on the ground. Watson was able to get up and fight...

Aug 3, 2013 7:26 pm

UFC 163 Results: Lineker Pounds Maria to a 2nd Round Finish

A physical brawl marked the first fight of the PPV as both men looked to finish numerous times and in multiple positions. Lineker was rocked by a spinning-back fist and chased around the Octagon. He survived the first, though and even finished the round on top, landing shots. In the second, Lineker continued to pressure...

Aug 3, 2013 1:07 pm

UFC 163 Main Card Play By Play and Live Results

Tonight’s pay-per-view event takes place from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena and features a featherweight title bout between Jose Aldo and Chang Sung Jung. If you can’t make the broadcast tune in right here to BJPENN.COM and follow along with all the blow by blow and round by round results and action as it unfolds....

Aug 3, 2013 1:01 pm

UFC 163 Preliminary Card Play By Play and Live Results

Tonight the UFC returns to Brazilian territory with UFC 163: Aldo vs. Korean Zombie. The event goes down from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena and airs live on pay-per-view. The UFC Preliminary card starts on Facebook.com at 3:30PM PT and shifts to FX after the first two bouts have streamed. Tune in right here for...

Aug 3, 2013 12:28 pm

UFC 163 Video: Vinny Magalhaes Fighting For His Mother

This could be the most important fight of his career, but Vinny Magalhaes says he’s more than ready as he prepares to face another BJJ blackbelt, Anthony Perosh. “When I first won the world tournament, my mom didn’t even know about it. I came home and said “Mom, I won the world tournament!” But she...

Aug 3, 2013 12:24 pm

Phil Davis Talks Tonight’s Machida Fight: ‘I’m Going to Win’

Tonight, in the UFC 163 co-main event, a pivotal light-heavyweight matchup between Lyoto Machida and Phil Davis goes down. For Phil Davis, the opportunity to be considered a top contender passed him up in 2012 when he suffered his first and only career defeat in his headlong slot against Rashad Evans. Now three fights removed...

Aug 2, 2013 1:29 pm

UFC 163 Weigh-In Results: One Fighter Misses Mark on First Attempt

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Tomorrow (August 3rd) Jose Aldo will place his UFC featherweight title on the line against “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung in the main event of UFC 163 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. All fighters scheduled to perform tomorrow night hit the scales today (August 2nd) for the weigh-ins. All fighters, with...

Aug 2, 2013 11:00 am

Watch Today’s UFC 163 Weigh-Ins Live On BJPENN.COM (3:00pm ET)

The official ‘UFC 163: Aldo vs. Korean Zombie’ weigh-ins goes down today from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena. If you are not in Rio to catch the event live, join the BJPENN.COM crew right here and catch it with us. Use the player below to watch the live streaming broadcast starting at 3:00 pm ET/Noon...

Aug 2, 2013 10:49 am

Jose Aldo Believes TKZ Deserves UFC 163 Title Shot

“I was already in the groove of training for Pettis, but unfortunately, he got hurt, so we did have to adjust a few things. They have different styles. But I was already training, and I was already prepared, so just adjusting those final details… I think this fight is a very good fight. He deserves...

Aug 2, 2013 10:48 am

Lamas Down But Not Out Over Recent Title Snubs

  Ricardo Lamas feels like a man left out in the cold in the UFC featherweight division. Lamas has won four straight and seven of the his last eight, including top names like Cub Swanson and Erik Koch. But Lamas has been passed over, sometimes last minute, by Frankie Edgar (in a surprise announcement at...

Aug 1, 2013 10:59 am

PHOTO | Aldo & TKZ Staredown At Today’s Press Conference

Today at the UFC 163 pre-fight press conference, main event fighters, Jose Aldo and Chang Sung Jung squared off for the cameras. UFC 163 takes place this Saturday night (Aug. 3) at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Aug 1, 2013 10:02 am

Lyoto Machida Says UFC Demanded Rematch for Anderson Silva

UFC 163 fighter and former UFC champion Lyoto Machida knows a little something about title rematches as his consecutive bouts with Mauricio Rua started a streaky run for ‘The Dragon’. Now Machida weighs in on a situation concerning his friend and former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva. In an interview with O Globo, Machida covered...

Jul 31, 2013 10:16 am

VIDEO | Countdown To UFC 163: Aldo vs. TKZ Full Episode

Will the unpredictable, darn-near-unstoppable Chan Sung Jung – aka ‘The Korean Zombie’ – be the one to end Jose Aldo’s reign over the featherweight division? See how both fighters are preparing for their upcoming title test.

Jul 24, 2013 1:41 pm

VIDEO | UFC 163: Aldo vs Korean Zombie Extended Preview

It’s phenom vs. fearless as dynamic champion Jose Aldo faces the nearly-unstoppable “Korean Zombie,” Chan Sung Jung. Plus, light heavyweight legend Lyoto Machida looks to shut down rising force Phil Davis.

Jul 24, 2013 11:06 am

Benson Henderson Looking Forward to Getting His Hands on Anthony Pettis

After a bizarre series of card changes, former WEC lightweight champions Benson Henderson and Anthony Pettis will face off in the Octagon to crown the best 155-pounder on the planet. Pettis was scheduled to fight Jose Aldo at UFC 163 for the featherweight title but was forced out after sustaining an injury. Upon learning of...

Jul 19, 2013 9:53 am

Clint Hester out, Cezar Ferreira now meets Thiago Santos at UFC 163

August’s UFC 163 event has undergone yet another change, as Thiago “Marreta” Santos (8-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has stepped in to replace the injured Clint Hester (8-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and will now meet Cezar “Mutante” Ferreira (5-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) on the evening’s main card. Ferriera claimed the “TUF: Brazil” tournament title by defeating...

Jul 18, 2013 9:48 am

With Robert Drysdale Out, UFC Newcomer Francimar Barroso Faces Ednaldo Oliveira

Jiu-jitsu ace and UFC newcomer Robert Drysdale was recently forced out of his UFC 163 bout with Ednaldo Oliveira (13-1-1, 1 NC) with a staph infection. Now, his former opponent, Ednaldo Oliveira, has been given a new challenger to face on August 3rd. That new challenger, like Drysdale, is also promotional newcomer as Francimar Barroso (15-3)...