Archive: ufc 177

Oct 6, 2014 2:53 pm

Tony Ferguson Sees Lack Of Clothes As Proof Of Hard Work

Tony ‘El Cucuy’ Ferguson measures how hard he’s working by how few clean clothes he has around his house. He explained the measurement system to MMAJunkie: “When I stopped worrying about what everybody else was doing in their camps or whatever the fans were going to say or comments on YouTube, the only thing that...

Oct 2, 2014 12:40 pm

Ouch! UFC 177 PPV buys estimated at 125,000

It appears that the UFC can bank on 125,000 buys no matter how bad of a pay-per-view fight card they put together. August’s UFC 177 event in Sacramento was an absolute disaster from a promotional standpoint, but was still able to generate the aforementioned 125,000 PPV buys according to estimates. The event was originally scheduled...

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,...

Sep 9, 2014 5:05 am

Henry Cejudo On Failed Weight Cut: “I’m Very Disappointed In Myself”

Henry Cejudo was set to make his UFC debut last month at UFC 177 against Scott Jorgensen. The gold medal Olympian was unable to make the weight cut down to 125 pounds however, and after falling ill hours before the weigh ins, he withdrew from the fight. This wasn’t Cejudo’s first time missing weight, he...

Sep 5, 2014 10:28 am

Ratings Report: UFC 177 Prelims are Lowest in FS1 History with 436,000

The viewer numbers for the UFC 177 prelims are officially out and they are definitely not the best. The UFC 177 prelims brought in a total of 436,000 viewers on Fox Sports 1, which is down about 49 percent from the stations average of 859,000. Previously, the lowest recorded views for FS1 were with the...

Sep 2, 2014 2:27 pm

Salary Report: Dillashaw Banks $100K For Soto KO

UFC bantamweight champion, T.J. Dillashaw topped last weekend’s UFC 177 disclosed fighter payroll with $100,000.00. The pay-per-view event took place from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. The California State Athletic Commission released the UFC payroll, which totalled $420,000.00. The full list of salaries is as follows: T.J. Dillashaw: $100,000 ($50,000 win bonus) def....

Sep 2, 2014 9:43 am

Rousey Demands Bout With Horsewoman Killer

Following Saturday’s beatdown of Shayna Baszler, Bethe Correia has earned herself another rival, Ronda Rousey. Following the UFC 177 mauling, Rousey campaigned Dana White for the fight: “As soon as (Correia) started talking, she texted me and said, ‘I want that fight. I want it now. I want it before someone else beats her'”, White said...

Sep 2, 2014 8:38 am

Lorenz Larkin Planning Trip To Welterweight

Lorenz Larkin is now looking to move weight classes once again, this time dropping even lower to the welterweight division. Following his third straight loss in the Octagon at UFC 177, Larkin posted about his disappointment and weight plans on Twitter. <blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>Sorry everybody but I think it&#39;s my time to listen to my...

Sep 1, 2014 4:59 pm

QUICK TWITT: Anthony Birchak Returns Home From UFC 177 To Find His House Robbed

Anthony Birchak was left without an opponent for UFC 177 after his opponent, Joe Soto was moved to the main event to fight TJ Dillashaw for the UFC bantamweight title. Birchak was paid his show and win money for the event, attended live, and returned home. That’s when Birchak realized his house had been raided...

Sep 1, 2014 5:01 am

Coach: Barao Doesn’t Need To Move To 145

After an alleged botched weight cut left Renan Barao in the hospital, his coach Andre Pederneiras says that Barao won’t have to move up a weight class to prevent this from happening again, and that the weight cut wasn’t entirely what caused the dizzy spell that made Barao hit his head. He spoke with

Aug 31, 2014 3:53 pm

gif. | Josh Barnett Slaps Shayna Baszler

Prior to her UFC 177 fight against Bethe Correia, Shayna Baszler got the taste slapped out of her mouth by Josh Barnett, who appeared to be trying to fire Shayna up.

Aug 31, 2014 3:41 pm

.gif | FAIL! Faber Gets Left Hanging During UFC 177

During the UFC 177 PPV this past Saturday, Urijah Faber was looking on with his Team Alpha Male stablemates Chad Mendes and Joseph Benavidez. When Faber went for a fist bump, the other two left him hanging.

Aug 31, 2014 3:25 pm

Barao Doesn’t Blame Passing Out On Weight Cut

After Renan Barao was pulled from the UFC 177 main event against TJ Dillashaw just 45-minutes before weigh-ins were scheduled to start, rumors circled as to what the ‘medical reason’ was. Our sources on the ground close to Barao informed us that he passed out while cutting weight, however Barao insists that isn’t what happened....

Aug 31, 2014 3:20 pm

Dana White Guarantees Faber And Dillashaw Would Fight Eachother

“It’s no different than GSP and Rory Macdonald… You don’t run around saying ‘I’ll fight him tomorrow. I want his belt.’ and all these stuff. And all of these guys believe they can beat each other in the back of their minds, since they all train together.” “But when it all comes down to it,...

Aug 31, 2014 3:03 pm

UFC Pays Anthony Birchak And Scott Jorgensen Show And Win Money, Barao Earns $0.00

The UFC decided to pay Anthony Birchak and Scott Jorgensen their show and win money for UFC 177, despite neither fighter fighting. Birchak was supposed to fight Joe Soto on the card, however after Renan Barao withdrew from his rematch against TJ Dillashaw, the UFC moved Soto up to the main event, leaving Birchak without...

Aug 31, 2014 2:45 pm

Derek Brunson Plans Return To Jackson Camp After UFC 177 Victory

“I need to get back out to Greg Jackson’s. He cornered me (Saturday), but I stayed home for this training camp so I could be with my daughters during the summer time. I just need to get back out there and get full camps in. I was definitely a little rusty out there, considering I...

Aug 31, 2014 8:41 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighter’s React To Dillashaw’s KO Over Soto

Last night fight fans saw Joe Soto put forth a valiant effort while challenging TJ Dillashaw for the bantamweight title. Although the champ ultimately knocked Soto out in the 5th round, Soto put on an impressive performance that earned him the respect of everyone watching. Below we have compiled a list of Tweets from UFC...

Aug 31, 2014 8:07 am

QUICK TWITT | White Fires Back At Fan For UFC 177 PPV Snub

UFC President Dana White is never one to shy away from defending his promotion against fans who criticize the UFC’s decisions via social media. Last night Dana responded to a troll on Twitter who was taking shots at the quality of the UFC 177 card. @laralec STFU dork, who asked u to buy it? Did...

Aug 31, 2014 6:28 am

White: Barao May Need More than One Win to Earn Title Shot

Dana White was none too pleased when he heard that Renan Barao could not make weight for his championship bout at “UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto”. On Friday, he had mentioned that it was likely he would have to take another fight before stepping into the octagon for a title shot. During the “UFC 177”...

Aug 31, 2014 6:17 am

White: Rousey Wants to Beat Up Correia

Bethe Correia blasted through the competition last night at “UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto” and proceeded to call out the UFC Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey. During the post fight press conference, Dana White explained that Rousey texted him after the bout and said she wanted the fight! “You know Ronda. As soon as [Bethe] started...

Aug 31, 2014 12:22 am

REPLAY! T.J. Dillashaw K.O.’s Soto In The Fifth

If you missed tonight’s “UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto” event, here’s some highlights from the evening’s featured bout between bantamweight champion, T.J. Dillashaw and Joe Soto.

Aug 31, 2014 12:04 am

Renan Barao Explains UFC 177 Withdrawal

Renan Barao reveals why he missed UFC 177 and more. “I was dehydrating in the bathtub, I fainted, I hit my head, I was taken to the hospital. I don’t remember anything that happened before or after, I just remember being waken up in the hospital. I was fine, my weight was around what I...