Archive: ufc 172

Oct 2, 2014 12:05 pm

Bethe Correia: Rousey hasn’t proved she’s the best

Bethe Correia (9-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) has gone a perfect 3-0 since joining the UFC’s women’s bantamweight division. The Brazilian was most recently seen in action at August’s UFC 177 event in Sacramento, where she earned a second-round TKO victory over Shayna Baszler. The win marked Correia’s second straight victory over a “Four Horsewomen” member,...

May 16, 2014 10:25 am

All Drug Tests Come Back Negative for UFC 172

All drug tests from UFC 172 have come back negative, according to the Maryland State Athletic Commission. UFC 172 took place on April 26 and was the UFCs first time in the state of Maryland. The event headlined another dominant fight between Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira, with Jones pulling out his 11th straight win...

May 13, 2014 8:12 pm

UFC 172 Medical Suspensions Report: Glover, Benavidez, More Out With Indefinite Terms

Last month’s UFC 172 saw Jon Jones defend his UFC light-heavyweight title for a record seventh time. As a result of that dominance, his latest opponent, Glover Teixeira has been benched by the Maryland State Athletic Commission for an indefinite period for excessive head blows and lacerations. Several other fighter’s on the April 26 fight...

May 9, 2014 8:55 am

Ratings Report: Jones, Rousey Receiving Surprisingly Lower PPV Numbers in 2014

The UFC is filled with big stars and talented fighters. For two decades, the organization has featured the best in the business and introduced hundreds of talented mixed martial artists to the general public. Within those two decades, a hand full of huge names have stuck with the masses, and those names almost insured huge...


May 8, 2014 10:17 am

Anthony Johnson vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira set for UFC on FOX 12

UFC officials announced today that a key light heavyweight bout between Anthony “Rumble” Johnson (17-4 MMA, 8-4 UFC) and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (21-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC) will take place at July’s ‘UFC on FOX 12’ event in San Jose, California. “Rumble” recently made his octagon return in the co-main event of April’s UFC 172 card in...

May 5, 2014 5:28 pm

Bethe Correia draws ‘Four Horsewomen’ member Shayna Baszler at UFC 176

Ask and you shall receive. Following her victory over Jessamyn Duke at last month’s UFC 172 event in Baltimore, undefeated women’s bantamweight fighter Bethe Correia (8-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) held up four fingers to indicate “The Four Horsewomen,” and then lowered one to signal both her win, as well as her intentions. Today, UFC officials announced that Bethe will...

May 5, 2014 10:38 am

Glover: Refs Need to Do Something About Eye Pokes

“I don’t think it was intentional, but the referee needs to start putting some pressure on who does that. I was a little afraid to close the distance and get poked in the eye again and maybe stop the fight. The second eye poke really scared me because I thought it could hurt my eye....

May 5, 2014 10:27 am

Dana White: Fans Overreacting To Jones Eye Pokes

“I mean, people are always going to go overboard with Jon Jones because they don’t like him. “It’s not just taller fighters. Jones has that range and he can do it, but lots of guys do it because that’s how you block punches. So you keep your hands open and you slap punches down. Then...

May 3, 2014 12:00 pm

Teixeira Tore Labrum in First Round of Jones Fight

  You can’t question Glover Teixeira’s toughness. Teixeira’s coach John Hackleman told MMA Fighting that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones injured Teixeira’s shoulder when he delivered a shoulder crank in the first round. An MRI on Friday in Connecticut revealed the tear, which will require surgery. Teixeira would lose the UFC 172 title fight via unanimous...

May 2, 2014 11:34 am

PHOTO | Luke Rockhold’s Broken Toe (X-Ray)

It may have looked like the former Strikeforce champ took zero damage against Tim Boetsch, but he did. (Replay Here) AKA’s Luke Rockhold broke his toe. Here’s the X-Ray:

May 2, 2014 6:58 am

Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller headlines UFC Fight Night 45

A key lightweight bout will headline the UFC’s return to Atlantic City this July, as UFC officials recently announced that Donald Cerrone will meet Jim Miller in a five-round contest at “UFC Fight Night 45.” Jim Miller (24-4 MMA, 13-3 UFC) is coming off a first-round submission victory over Yancy Medeiros, which he earned just...

May 1, 2014 11:08 am

QUICK TWITT | Jon Jones Continues Harassment Of Phil Davis

Cyber Bullying is a real threat to our society. But that’s not Jon Jones. The UFC light-heavyweight champion, has been posting and removing social media comments since his unanimous decision win over Glover Teixeira last Saturday. Following his one-sided handling of his Brazilian Challenger, Jones was left with plenty of ammunition to attack his antagonists....

Apr 29, 2014 10:44 am

Jose Aldo Thinks Jon Jones Is A Dirty Fighter?

UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo is a known associate of UFC 172 title challenger, Glover Teixeira. That affiliation is likely the reason the Brazilian champ sent out a nasty little re-tweet about Jon Jones during Saturday’s main event. Check it: The tweet, which shows up clearly on his timeline translates to, “Jones is an exceptional...

Apr 28, 2014 4:16 pm

Report: Anthony Johnson Moves Up Significantly In UFC’s Light-Heavyweight Rankings

Prior to Saturday Night, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson was the UFC’s fifteenth ranked light-heavyweight fighter. And at the time that was generous. Considering, the former welterweight had yet to fight in the UFC’s 205 pound division. Fast forward two days beyond his upset victory over Phil Davis, and, Johnson now finds himself inside the UFC’s top...

Apr 28, 2014 4:05 pm

UFC 172’s Correia’s message to the ‘Four Horsewomen’: One down, three to go

After successfully dispatching Jessamyn Duke at last weekend’s UFC 172 event, undefeated bantamweight prospect, Bethe Correia has a message for Ronda Rousey’s crew, ‘The Four Horsewomen’ (pictured) . “They were tweeting and provoking me all the time. One of them is called a ‘weapon’ in Brazil — the way we translate it — and I...

Apr 28, 2014 2:26 pm

Tito Ortiz Accuses The UFC Of Erasing Him From History

‘The Huntington Beach Bad Boy’ never thought his feud with Dana White would lead to this. A removal from the UFC record books. During Saturday’s UFC 172 broadcast, the production crew threw up an info graph (above) about the most successful light-heavyweights in the promotion’s history. Tito Ortiz, who claims to hold 15 wins in...

Apr 28, 2014 2:16 pm

Gomi: ‘I’ll stop drinking beer for a UFC title shot’

“Probably my next fight will be the one in Japan in September. I’ll grab a glass of beer once and then get back to training camp. Every day I’m thinking about retirement, but I know there’s going to be fun out there waiting for me to fight, so I’m still fighting. If I get a...

Apr 28, 2014 1:41 pm

Coach: Jon Jones ‘Disfigured’ Glover’s Shoulder With First Round Crank

Early in the first round of the UFC 172 main event, Jon Jones used an old wrestling trick in the clinch that cranks the arms of his challenger, and apparently sent him on a downward spiral. Glover’s longtime coach, John Hackleman explains: “I’ve never seen Glover lose a fight like this. I’ve never seen Glover...

Apr 28, 2014 1:23 pm

Jon Jones Happy To Finally Get Audience Cheers

“It was just great to have the crowd on my side again. It has been a long time, since I’ve had cheers. I figured it would be that way so I said let me really embrace this, let me really give this audience some entertainment. So it was just great. I was living it up....

Apr 28, 2014 12:32 pm

Miller Wants Fight with Nurmagomedov

Coming off his impressive first-round submission win over Yancy Medeiros at UFC 172, veteran Jim Miller didn’t bat an eye when asked about facing Khabib Nurmagomedov next. “I love that fight,” Miller told MMA Junkie. “I know how to strike, I know how to grapple, and I sure know how to wrestle, too. So I...

Apr 28, 2014 12:06 pm

QUICK TWITT | Bisping Answers Rockhold Callout, Wants To Fight

After Luke Rockhold’s utter domination of Tim Boetsch, he asked for a rematch against Vitor Belfort. In the same breath, he said that he also wouldn’t mind a fight against Michael Bisping. Bisping took to twitter with the following: So @LukeRockhold called me out. I'm more than happy to oblige. At least he will fight...