Archive: ufc 171

Mar 11, 2014 2:07 pm

Diego Sanchez: ‘Reality is going to hit Myles Jury this weekend’

The welterweights aren’t the only guys looking to make noise at this weekend’s UFC 171 event. A lightweight bout putting perennial contender Diego Sanchez up against an undefeated prospect in Myles Jury is also sure to deliver fireworks on Saturday. In a recent interview with MMAjunkie.com, Sanchez explained his thoughts on his opponent’s string of...

Mar 10, 2014 4:20 pm

Shields Willing To Stand With Lombard But Wants A Ground Fight

“It’s definitely a no-brainer that I want to take it to the ground. I feel like I can stand with him. I think technically, I do a lot better in the stand-up than a lot of these fighters. As far as fighting Lombard on the feet, it’s not something you want to do. He’s just...

Mar 7, 2014 7:15 am

With UFC 171 Win Over Woodley Condit Gets Next Crack At UFC Belt

This month’s UFC 171 event features some pretty important welterweight match ups. For the first time in several years the UFC’s 170lb. belt is up for grabs and one of the evening’s headliners will be crowned UFC champion for the first time in their careers. In the co-main event slot, Carlos Condit will face off...

Mar 6, 2014 7:40 am

VIDEO | UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler Extended Preview

Take a deeper look at the UFC 171 main and co-main events. Johny Hendricks battles Robbie Lawler for the vacant UFC welterweight strap while Carlos Condit and Tyron Woodley go to war for dibs at the next title shot.

Feb 27, 2014 11:29 am

GSP Picking Hendricks Over Lawler In UFC 171 Title Clash

“I’m not going to go to the fight because I’m taking a break right now, but I’m going to watch it. They both have the power to knock each other out standing up. I see Johny as having an advantage in the wrestling and grappling departments, because of his experience. “They’re both southpaws but it’ll...

Feb 25, 2014 6:52 pm

Rory MacDonald Wants The Welterweight Title

  This past Saturday at UFC 170 UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald looked good in his unanimous decision win over the dangerous Demian Maia. This puts top the welterweight back in the win column after his loss to Robbie Lawler last year. Lawler will fight number one contender Johny Hendricks for the vacant welterweight title at...

Feb 17, 2014 1:57 pm

UFC 171’s Carlos Condit: ‘Woodley is still fairly green to this sport’

“Woodley is a great wrestler. He’s a very accomplished amateur wrestler and he’s transitioning into a great mixed martial artist. He has a lot of depth with his wrestling skills. He’s very good at a few things, but he’s still fairly green to this sport. Those things he does well are still extremely dangerous.” At...

Feb 10, 2014 12:33 pm

‘Thiago Silva Innocent Of All Charges’ – ‘Cops Saw Nothing’, Says Attorney

Get used to hearing about the, now jailed, Thiago Silva. After a gun wielding tirade last week, the top UFC light-heavyweight finds himself behind bars on two-felonies and two other charges. Now his attorney is proclaiming his innocence: (Via Brazil’s Globo) “There is a big difference in how the prosecution accused him and the way...

Feb 9, 2014 8:59 am

Julianna Pena: Surgery was a success!

The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 winner Julianna Pena recently tore her ACL, MCL, LCL, Meniscus and hamstring, in what her coach Rick Little said was the most horrific injury he had ever witnessed. The injury forced Pena out of her scheduled bout at UFC 171 and will likely sideline her from action for the better part of 18 months. Pena recently underwent...

Feb 7, 2014 10:47 pm

Nikita Krylov drops to 205, replaces Thiago Silva against St. Preux

Nikita Krylov (16-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC) is making the drop to light heavyweight, this in order to replace Thiago Silva against Ovince St. Preux at UFC 171 in Dallas, Texas. UFC officials announced the switch this evening, just hours after breaking the news that the promotion had terminated the contract of Thiago Silva, who was...

Feb 7, 2014 1:22 pm

UFC releases Thiago Silva; Dana White says “He’ll never fight in the UFC again!”

Things just keep going from bad to worse for Thiago Silva. Following today’s court hearing, which was a result of yesterday’s gun wielding at a BJJ school and stand-off with police, UFC officials have decided that now is the time to part ways with the Brazilian Slugger and have thus terminated his contract. UFC officals...

Feb 7, 2014 1:10 pm

Thiago Silva Police Report Details History Of Domestic Abuse – Put Gun In Wifes Mouth

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office has released copies of Thiago Silva’s police report. The pages (above, click to enlarge) read as follows: “The above listed defendant, Thiago Silva and the victim Thaysa Silva have been married for thirteen years and have no children in common. Silva trains as a mixed martial arts fighter for the...

Feb 7, 2014 12:40 pm

VIDEO | Thiago Silva’s Bond Hearing (Full Replay)

Earlier today, Thiago Silva entered the courtroom for the first time since behind arrested in a domestic dispute last night. During the hearing the judge went over the charges, the police report, spoke to investigators and determined what he planned to do with Silva going forward. Hit play and skip to around the 2:18:00 mark....

Feb 7, 2014 11:30 am

Thiago Silva Held Without Bond Following Hearing – Charges Reduced From Attempted Murder

UFC light heavyweight Thiago Silva appeared before Judge John Hurley today to answer for the charges stemming from his arrest yesterday evening (Feb. 6). As you probably already know, Thiago Silva was arrested last night following a police stand-off at his Florida home. As we reported earlier, the UFC light heavyweight fighter is apparently having marital...

Jan 29, 2014 3:13 pm

‘TUF 18’ winner Julianna Pena Suffers Severe Injury, Pulled from UFC 171 Bout

Julianna Pena has been forced out of her bout against Jessica Andrade after suffering a knee injury. Steven Marrocco of MMAJunkie is reporting that the injury was a ‘very severe knee injury’. Julianna Pena suffered the injury close to two days ago and she is on her way to Los Angeles, California to undergo surgery....

Jan 29, 2014 6:20 am

VIDEO | Johny Hendricks Stars In New Reebok Commercial

Football star Knowshon Moreno, Gold Medal winning gymnast Aly Raisman and MMA powerhouse Johny Hendricks show the world how “Unnaturally Quick” they are in their Reebok ZQUICK running shoes. Check out Reebok.com for more info. #ReebokZQUICK #ZRated

Jan 29, 2014 6:07 am

Hendrick’s Favoring Woodley Over Condit At UFC 171

“I like them both. Condit’s a great guy, but I’ve known Woodley since my sophomore year in college. Great guy. I like the guy, I like his family, so, I got to go with, I’m sorry, Condit, but I pull for the wrestlers and I pull for Tyrone because I’ve known him for so long....

Jan 28, 2014 10:42 am

Montague Out, Scoggins In vs. Campuzano At UFC 171

  With UFC Flyweight fighter, Darrel Montague injured, a shift to March’s UFC 171 event has been made. In for Montague comes undefeated prospect, Justin Scoggins, who will now face UFC veteran, Will Campuzano, on the evenings preliminary card. UFC 171 goes down from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. In the main event,...

Jan 28, 2014 6:10 am

Hendricks on Lawler Fight: ‘I have to make sure I don’t get caught’

“No, (not surprised), he’s got some heavy hands and if you watch his fight, they’re sort of even and then all of a sudden, Robbie catches them. That’s something that I really have to focus on, is making sure that I don’t get caught. There are a couple of things he will do, and then...

Jan 23, 2014 6:19 am

UFC 171’s Hector Lombard: ‘Jake Shields isn’t a problem’

“As long as I go to the fight healthy and make my weight right, I don’t see him being any problem. I see myself knocking Jake Shields out to be honest. I have to show it, I have to prove it and I have to do it to be able to win… I don’t care...

Jan 20, 2014 9:28 am

Pineda vs. Whiteford Latest Addition To UFC 171

Heads Up Texas! The UFC’s return trip to ‘The Gold Star State’ just got an interesting featherweight bout in the form of Daniel Pineda vs. Robert Whiteford. UFC officials announced the booking. UFC 171 is set to go down on March 15 from the American Airlines Center, in Dallas, Texas. The main card, which airs on...