Archive: ufc

Apr 11, 2014 11:55 am

UFC Fight Night 39 Results: LaFlare Picks Up Decision Win over Howard

Ryan LaFlare controlled every aspect of the fight in the first round. He kept a safe striking distance which cut off whatever power shots Howard wanted to throw. When he was looking to throw a shot himself, LaFlare was quick to step in and back while landing a shot. He overpowered Howard in the clinch...

Apr 11, 2014 11:25 am

UFC Fight Night 39 Results: Nijem Dominates Dariush, Picks up First Round TKO Win

Beneil Dariush and Ramsey Nijem had the honors of kicking off the main card portion of ‘UFC Fight Night 39’. This contest took place in the lightweight division and was scheduled for three rounds of five minutes. However, the fight did not even leave the first round. Ramsey Nijem found a comfortable striking distance before...

Apr 11, 2014 10:13 am

UFC Fight Night 39 Results: Leites Drops Smith, Wins Fight by TKO in Under a Minute

Thales Leites was a tremendous step up in competition for Trevor Smith and a great way to test him in his third octagon bout. Unfortunately, Smith only survived 45 seconds in the octagon before getting knocked out. Thales Leites cornered a wobbly Trevor Smith after clobbering him with a right hand. Smith ate a hook...

Apr 11, 2014 10:00 am

UFC Fight Night 39 Results: Alers Defeats Omer, Calls out McGregor After Fight

Alan Omer and Jim Alers both made their octagon debuts tonight and looked to be in fantastic shape. They showed incredible technique and heart throughout their fight. With a combined record of 30 wins and only 4 losses, it was easy to see why they created so much buzz outside of the UFC. Omer and...

Apr 11, 2014 8:03 am

‘UFC Fight Night 39: Nogueira vs. Nelson’ Results

On the opposite side of the globe, ‘UFC Fight Night: Abu Dhabi’, was live on UFC Fight pass this morning. Starting at 9:15 a.m. PT / 12:15 p.m. ET, today’s fight card featured a heavyweight clash between ‘Bog Nog’ & ‘Big Country’. If you aren’t a UFC Fight pass subscriber, or were stuck in an...

Apr 11, 2014 7:53 am

Weidman Injury Update: Champ Hits Heavy, ‘Juggles’ Family & Rehab (Video)

After successful double-knee surgery, Chris Weidman has to keep his rehab on schedule. The UFC’s middleweight champion has an important date, July 5, with Lyoto Machida. In some recent posting to his instagram, we get an update from the Weidman camp just eight-days after his surgeries. Here’s more: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Apr 11, 2014 7:45 am

VIDEO | Johny Hendricks Throws A Wicked Fast Ball

UFC welterweight champ, Johny Hendricks, took to the mound and used that killer punching power to toss some fastballs over home plate. Johny throws out the first pitch at the Texas Rangers Game next week.   Enjoy! Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Apr 11, 2014 7:36 am

Is Nick Diaz Worth $500,000?

By Connor Woodard The Diaz brothers have never been a pair to shy away from asking for what they believe that they’re entitled to, even if those demands are often rather unrealistic. Sometimes these requests are granted, such as the case of Nick Diaz getting a title shot against Georges St-Pierre, despite coming off of...

Apr 11, 2014 7:24 am

VIDEO | Lombard Makes A Convincing Case For A Title Shot

Stop the bullshiet and excuses lots of big mouths up there lots talk and no go — Hector Lombard (@HectorLombard) April 10, 2014 Fresh off his UFC 171 win over Jake Shields, Hector Lombard, a top UFC welterweight, is ready for the next step up in the ladder. A shot at Johny Hendricks The ATT...

Apr 10, 2014 6:50 pm

POLL | Should The UFC Pay The Diaz Brothers More Money?

Nick Diaz wants $500k to return and says he doesn’t even like fighting. Nate Diaz says he’s embarrassed of his pay and wants a new contract or a UFC release. These two brothers are the most popular fighting duo in the sport today. Each man, in his own right, has elite level martial arts skills,...

Apr 10, 2014 6:39 pm

VIDEO | Marina Shafir Says She’ll Be Ready For Cyborg Soon

Rapidly making a name for herself, Marina Shafir (pictured, left), Ronda Rousey’s best friend and training partner, is climbing through the MMA ranks in her own right. With an impressive unbeaten run, just like Ronda, Shafir has beaten all five of her opponents in the first round via armbar. Now, in a recent interview, the...

Apr 10, 2014 6:27 pm

Shannon Lee Defends Fathers Character In EA UFC Game

“I think that people who have negative comments [about Bruce Lee’s inclusion in EA Sports UFC] are misguided for the most part,” Shannon Lee told GameSpot this week. “Some people don’t realize that my father was more than just an actor, that he was truly a real martial artist. In a lot of ways more...

Apr 10, 2014 6:14 pm

Three Reasons Nick Diaz Deserves To Get Paid

UFC president Dana White recently talked about a failed attempt at getting welterweight, Nick Diaz, back into the cage. White said that he contacted Diaz and offered him a fight with Hector Lombard, but Diaz did not respond saying if he accepted it or not. The elder Diaz brother then gave his side of the...

Apr 10, 2014 10:51 am

Bisping Wants Title Shot With Win Over Kennedy

“I think it certainly puts me right up there at the top of the list,” said Bisping as transcribed by Sherdog. “Obviously Vitor … I’m not sure what’s going on with the Nevada commission, but I think Vitor’s out for a little while, so forget about him. Obviously Machida is fighting for the belt and...

Apr 10, 2014 10:47 am

Renan Barao Admits Fight Finishes Are Going To Be Less Frequent

Twenty-five minute bantamweight title fights. Get used to them. Renan Barao, the UFC’s 135 pound kingpin, recently addressed the Brazilian Press with thoughts of decisions. “I think so because it’s hard when you are the champion. All eyes are on you, the other athletes are studying your game. Sometimes you win a fight and people...

Apr 10, 2014 10:38 am

Mark Hunt And Brendan Schaub Engage In Twitter Beef

According to our sources, the UFC has been looking to put together a heavyweight bout between Brendan Schaub and Mark Hunt. The promotion was hoping to bring the duo to their New Zealand debut, but Hunt, still injured, was unable to accept the bout due to timing. Still though, California’s Brendan Schaub took the news...

Apr 10, 2014 10:27 am

Robbie Lawler Responds To ‘Patty Cake’ Matt Brown

Following his failed bit at the UFC’s welterweight title, Robbie Lawler went on the defensive during last night’s UFC Tonight. Just a few days ago, Matt Brown came out talking about how Hendricks and Lawler played Patty Cake and didn’t really try to fight. And with that, Lawler responded with the following: “I was hittin’...

Apr 10, 2014 9:14 am

‘UFC Fight Night 39: Abu Dhabi’ Weigh-In results, One Bout Cancelled

Today’s UFC Fight Night 39: Nogueira vs. Nelson’ Weigh-ins went off without a hitch as all fighters made weight for the contracted bouts tomorrow night. The Camozzi vs. Craig fight was called off when Craig checked in sick, forcing the UFC to cancel the bout. Very sad to say my fight with Andrew Craig has...

Apr 10, 2014 9:13 am

Nate Diaz Has A Point – Is Asking The UFC For A Raise Wrong?

Rod Tidwell is a fictional NFL player from the movie “Jerry Maguire.” In the film, Tidwell, played by Cuba Gooding, Jr., has one of the more iconic moments in the history of sports movies when he screams into a phone, “Show me the money!” On the other end of the line is Tom Cruise, who...