Archive: ufc 171

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.


Mar 6, 2014 7:26 am

With Finish Over Lombard, Shields Looking for Title Shot

There are several key Welterweight fights at UFC 171, including a fight to crown a new Welterweight champion. However, one overlooked fight on the card is an important bout between Jake Shields and Hector Lombard. While the fight has the potential for both an exciting finish or  an excruciating decision, one thing about it remains...

Mar 4, 2014 7:49 am

Sean Strickland Replaces Tor Toreng at UFC 171

On Monday, UFC officials announced that an injury has pulled Tor Troeng from the UFC 171 card against Robert “Bubba” McDaniel on March 15th. In his place, is now Sean Strickland (13-0). On Thursday of last week, Troeng took to twitter to announce his withdrawal from the fight due to a shoulder injury. Injured my...

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...