Archive: ufc

Nov 8, 2014 12:35 pm

“CANCELLED”

A flyweight title eliminator fight between Ian McCall and John Lineker has been cancelled. The bout was scheduled for tonight’s “UFC Fight Night 56″ Shogun vs. St. Preux” co-main event. UFC President Dana White was the first to leak the news, via twitter, late last night. Looking like Ian McCall is sick and might not be...

Nov 8, 2014 11:57 am

UFC Fighters React To Rockhold’s Dominant Win Over Michael Bisping

In last night’s main event, Luke Rockhold was able to back up the talk, made it look easy against perennial contender, Michael Bisping. Here’s how the MMA world reacted: Selfishly the reason I am so happy is @LukeRockhold took no damage so this killer will be there for my whole camp. Good looking out luke...

Nov 8, 2014 10:32 am

Michael Bisping ‘Remembers Nothing’ Following Rockhold’s Illegal Headbutt

“I’ve got to be careful about how I word this, because he beat me fair and square, but I can’t really remember anything after the headbutt, to be honest. But that’s the way it goes. We’re in there and we’re punching and we’re kicking, and heads clash. I doubt it was intentional. But it certainly...

Nov 7, 2014 8:32 pm

UFC FN 55 Results: Iaquinta earns TKO victory over Pearson

Al Iaquinta (10-3-1 MMA, 5-2 UFC) defeated Ross Pearson (16-8 MMA, 8-5 UFC) via TKO in the second round of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 55 co-main event bout in Sydney, Australia. Al Iaquinta utilized some good head movement and fancy footwork early to begin outpointing his opponent Ross Pearson. Both men were happy to strike...

Nov 7, 2014 7:34 pm

UFC FN 55 Results: Palelei dominates Harris on the ground, earns TKO victory.

A heavyweight tilt opened tonight’s UFC Fight Night 55 main card in Sydney, as Soa Palelei (22-4 MMA, 4-2 UFC) defeated Walt Harris (7-4 MMA, 0-3 UFC) via second-round TKO. The match started slowly, as both heavyweight fighters were tentative in the early going. Palelei attempted a takedown early but it was stuffed by Harris who...

Nov 7, 2014 6:49 pm

UFC FN 55 Results: Jake Matthews Puts Vagner Rocha To Sleep, Picks Up Submission Win

Here we go, the feature fight of the preliminary card! The undefeated Australian lightweight, Jake Matthews, goes up against the Brazilian, Vagner Rocha. So far tonight a total of 0 fights have gone to the judges and these lightweights hoped to continue that streak. Both fighters came out looking to get their striking going. Matthews...

Nov 7, 2014 5:24 pm

UFC FN 55 Results: Hawaii’s Louis Smolka Lands A Stunning Side Kick, Wins Via TKO

Here come the flyweights! The fourth fight in Sydney featured Louis Smolka and Richie Vaculik. The Hawaiian fighter, Smolka, got caught early with a big combination from the Australian. Smolka looked to recover and started utilizing his kicks. Vaculik landed several body shots, but Smolka kept coming with his own strikes. Smolka’s uppercut began landing....

Nov 7, 2014 4:54 pm

UFC FN 55 Results: Chris Clements Finishes The Fight In Round 1, Wins Via TKO

In the welterweight division, Chirs Clements squared off against Vik Grujic in the third fight of the night in Sydney. This fight started off fast. Both fighters clinched up early and it was Grujic who managed to get the first takedown. The advantage didn’t last long with Clements getting to his feet shortly after. Grujic...

Nov 7, 2014 11:40 am

“UFC Fight Night 55: Bisping vs. Rockhold” Official Results

Tonight, live and free to UFC Fight Pass Subscribers, the UFC returns to action with “UFC Fight Night 55: Bisping vs. Rockhold.” Fight fans who can’t make the event, are urged to follow along here for all the night’s results. OFFICIAL RESULTS:   MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 10 p.m. ET) Luke Rockhold defeats Michael Bisping...

Nov 7, 2014 11:38 am

Shogun Ready For “Lay and Pray” From St. Preux

“He always tries to go for the ground and pound, but I trained for every situation. He may try to lay and pray, hold me on the ground, but I have trained this with my team. We have a lot of great fighters at the gym, I had a sparring (partner) who fights exactly like...

Nov 7, 2014 11:31 am

Cerrone Base Jumps Off Vegas Needle, Films Himself Laughing Mid-Air

I am very much aware of Donald Cerrone’s extracurricular activities. However, I wasn’t prepared for the look in this mans eyes as he plummets towards earth. Thoughts? On the way to the air port, and said hey can I jump off that?? Yes. Will send video shortly #basejump pic.twitter.com/KwTgKFEUgi — Cowboy Cerrone (@Cowboycerrone) November 6,...

Nov 7, 2014 9:09 am

Joe Riggs: ‘Something is wrong with Nick Diaz’

“I never expected someone to hit me in the hospital, especially two prize fighters in the hospital like that. Even when we were jawing back and forth, it didn’t cross my mind. Then he crossed the line and we started going at it.” “Something is wrong with him. He’s like a Neanderthal. Something is off...

Nov 7, 2014 5:00 am

Renato Puts The Moves On Tate

After a run-in at Renzo Gracie’s Academy, in New York, an impressed 27x BJJ world champion, Renato Laranja, put the moves on Miesha Tate. :-/ lol "@Renato_Laranja: I'm gonna take you all the way to the chop @MieshaTate. pic.twitter.com/IggyrNqqpd" — Miesha Tate (@MieshaTate) November 6, 2014 (Image cred: Twitter.com)

Nov 7, 2014 5:00 am

Ronda Rousey Shows Off Increased Speed

Slow progress is still progress… A video posted by rondarousey (@rondarousey) on Nov 11, 2014 at 7:50pm PST UFC bantamweight champion, “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey is back in the gym, and her speed is improving.

Nov 6, 2014 5:12 am

Cormier, Florian Breakdown ‘Shogun’ vs. St. Preux

Last night on FOX Sports 1, expert UFC analysts, Kenny Florian and Daniel Cormier broke down this weekend’s main event between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Ovince St. Preux.   UFC TONIGHT Host Daniel Cormier on how Shogun Rua will look vs. Ovince Saint Preux: “I believe we’ll see a good Shogun Rua. He’s going to...

Nov 6, 2014 5:09 am

Ian McCall Lays Out Gameplan To Beat Lineker This Weekend

Ian McCall joins UFC Tonight to discuss his upcoming fight against John Lineker and more. Ian McCall on how he’ll beat Lineker: “It comes down to movement. He’s going to sit in the pocket and wait. I have to make him swing, miss and make him pay for it. I have to put him on...

Nov 5, 2014 3:52 pm

Matt Brown vs. Tarec Saffiedine Possible For January Event

In what is surely to quickly become a highly anticipated matchup, Matt Brown could face Tarec Saffiedine on January 24th in Stockholm Sweden. Kimura.se broke the news of the potential matchup earlier today. Brown is coming off a loss against Robbie Lawler earlier this summer, which snapped a 7-fight win streak for ‘The Immortal’. Saffiedine...

Nov 5, 2014 3:42 pm

PHOTO | Akihiro Gono Defeats Cancer

Pride FC legend and MMA veteran Akihiro Gono earned the reputation as a fighter to be feared throughout his 20 year and counting MMA career. In the photo shown below from photographer Ryan Loco, Gono shows off a massive scar from the most important battle of his life, his battle with cancer, which Gono won....

Nov 5, 2014 3:32 pm

Ryan Ford Suspended Following Failure To Disclose Broken Arm

Last month, WSOF’s Ryan Ford failed to disclose to officials that he broke his arm prior to engaging with Jake Shields. That decision has now cost him six-months of professional fighting time, as The Edmonton Combative Sports Commission has decided to suspend the fighter for six-months, retroactive from his main event bout against Shields. Ford...