Archive: ufc

Apr 19, 2014 4:56 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Nurmagomedov Extends Streak with Win Over Dos Anjos

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s strategy in the first round was clear: Keep charging forward and then use the fence to your advantage in landing takedowns. Nurmagomedov controlled the center of the octagon and marched forward with a flurry of blocked strikes until Dos Anjos’ back was against the fence. That’s when Nurmagomedov would dip down and use...

Apr 19, 2014 3:48 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Masvidal Picks Up Unanimous Decision Win Against Healy

This started out as a classic ‘Grappler vs. Striker’ bout. When Pat Healy was given the opportunity to take the fight to the ground he did and he excelled. Whenever the bout was in the center of the octagon, it was not close at all. Jorge Masvidal was able to pick apart Healy opponent with...

Apr 19, 2014 2:51 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Magalhaes TKOs Zachrich in Less than 1 Minute

Everything Calo Magalhaes threw had knockout potential and it was only a matter of time before someone got caught with a big shot. Luke Zachrich took a left uppercut to the Solar Plexus and it all went downhill for him from there. Magalhaes followed up with an overhand right that sent his opponent bouncing off...

Apr 19, 2014 2:37 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Mein Utilizes Reach en ruote to Decision Win Against Perpetuo

Jordan Mein and Hernani Perpetuo had the honors of kicking off the Fox Sports 1 portion of preliminary bouts. Perpetuo struggled finding a comfortable striking range throughout the fight due to the size advantage of Mein. Though they are both welterweights at the same height, it seemed as if Mein’s reach was a lot longer...

Apr 19, 2014 1:59 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Ortiz Picks Up Controversial Decision Win Over Borg

Ray Borg lived up to his nickname of ‘The Tazmexican Devil’ in his octagon debut tonight. He had a tough test in front of him in #8 ranked Dustin Ortiz who has a lot of octagon experience under his belt. Borg and Ortiz shared almost the same amount of top position time in what could...

Apr 19, 2014 1:28 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Bektic Eats 2 Illegal Knees but Still Beats Skelly

Misrad Bektic impressed in the first five minutes despite being the smaller fighter. He was able to get inside a comfortable striking distance of Skeller and gave him some trouble while standing. When the fight went to the ground, Bektic stayed active in Skelly’s guard. He utilized great posture to surprise Skelly with elbows and...

Apr 19, 2014 12:52 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Results: Lewis Picks up TKO Win Over May

Derrick Lewis and Jack May had the honors of kicking off the fights this afternoon on UFC Fight Pass. We found out that Derrick Lewis has some serious ground-and-pound power after his first round technical knockout win. During a grappling scramble, May was able to take the back of Lewis and things were looking bleak...

Apr 19, 2014 11:29 am

‘UFC on FOX 11: Werdum vs. Browne’ Main Card Play-By-Play & Live Results

Today’s ‘UFC on FOX 11: Werdum vs. Browne’ Main Card kicks off on FOX starting at 5:00 p.m. PT/8:00 p.m. ET. If you ‘re not in Orlando today with tickets in-hand or can’t catch the televised card on FOX, follow along with us here as we break down every blow, every submission, and ever strike,...

Apr 19, 2014 10:56 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC on FOX 11: Werdum vs. Browne’ Pre-Fight Preview

A world title shot is on the line as Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace Fabricio Werdum matches wits and fists with Hawaiian knockout artist Travis Browne in a five-round heavyweight showdown. Watch FOX UFC Saturday live Saturday, April 19 at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT.

Apr 18, 2014 9:22 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Head Coach BJ Penn Talks TUF 19, Episode 1

UFC legend BJ Penn made his return to The Ultimate Fighter this past Wednesday. Penn, who is coaching against Frankie Edgar on TUF: 19, was a coach on the shows 5th season back in 2007. The former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion recently spoke about this seasons premiere episode and how he felt about returning...

Apr 18, 2014 6:12 pm

Vitor Belfort No Longer Guaranteed Title Shot Following TRT Ban Fiasco

“I haven’t talked to Vitor since everything happened. I don’t know if his fight for the title will happen this year. I haven’t heard anything from him. He has to solve a lot of things before. He has to solve his problems, not us. If he is still the number 1 contender? I don’t know,...

Apr 18, 2014 6:05 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov Confirms His Bear Wrestling Past

UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov will fight Rafael dos Anjos this Saturday on the UFC on FOX 11 preliminary card. A video surfaced on the internet a few months ago that apparently featured a then nine-year-old Nurmagomedov wrestling a bear cub. During a recent interview with Combate.com, the UFC lightweight confirmed his involvement in the bizarre...

Apr 18, 2014 6:00 pm

Dana White: ‘Overeem Fight Changed Travis Browne’

“I honestly think that Alistair [Overeem] fight changed him; it completely changed him into a different person. He talked to me that night after the fight and said that he had never felt so close to death and that the shots he took to the body were unbelievable. After that fight, he is a completely...

Apr 18, 2014 5:09 pm

VIDEO | Marlon Wayans Says He Wants Ronda Rousey To Armbar His *enis

Comedians cross the line for a good laugh. I’m pretty sure that was the intent here. “I say that in a good way, because I know there’s pheromones in those gloves and feet wraps. I have a crush on her, I think she’s dope. Look how sexy she is! There’s just something about a woman...

Apr 18, 2014 4:58 pm

Ronda Rousey Criticizes Cyborg For Steroid Use: “She’s not even a women anymore”

UFC women’s bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey is scheduled to fight Alexis Davis on July 5. So does that mean all the talk about Cris “Cyborg” Justino and Gina Carano will stop? No. Rousey recently spoke with Yahoo! Sports about Davis as well as Cyborg, Carano and Holly Holm. In the interview Rousey praises three of...

Apr 18, 2014 2:00 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Weigh-In Results

The UFC hit Orlando today with the UFC on FOX 11 weigh-ins event and it was a smashing success. In front of an energetic crowd, all participants from tomorrow night’s UFC on FOX 11 event hit the scales to make their bouts official. The full weigh-in results are as follows: MAIN CARD: (FOX, 5 p.m....

Apr 18, 2014 11:38 am

Vitor Belfort Talks UFC Rankings

By Evan Stoumbelis UFC middleweight title contender Vitor ‘The Phenom’ Belfort dropped in the UFC’s official rankings from the #2 slot to #3. Lyoto Machida stepped into the #2 spot after it was announced that, due to the recent TRT ban, Belfort would not be competing for the title against champion Chris Weidman, and as...

Apr 18, 2014 11:36 am

Fallon Fox Profile to Air on ‘Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel’

Since March 5, 2013, Fallon Fox has been steeped in controversy for coming out as a transgendered MMA fighter. Fox, who was born a male and transitioned to female, has lately received a lot of heat and opposition for wanting to compete against women. Outside of these things, there are few people that know her...

Apr 18, 2014 11:28 am

Coach: Wand/Sonnen TUF Brawl Was ‘Orchestrated’

By Evan Stoumbelis The story of the brawl between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva on TUF Brazil continued to evolve today when one of Sonnen’s coaches, Jamie Huey, spoke to Niall McGrath of TalkingBrawl and said the whole thing was ‘orchestrated’ by the production team. “I’ll kind of break something here, that’s not really a...

Apr 18, 2014 11:21 am

White to Diaz Brothers: ‘You better play the game before the bus passes you by’

The Diaz brothers are not known for being shy about their feelings or their wants. In fact, there always seems to be some sort of issue between them and the UFC, whether it’s about getting higher-level fights or a higher pay grade. UFC President Dana White recently spoke about his feelings regarding the Diaz brothers...