Archive: ufc

Nov 9, 2014 9:14 am

Magalhaes “Didn’t Notice” Alleged Illegal Blows In UFC FN 56 KO Win

Yesterday in the prelims of UFC Fight Night 56, Caio Magalhaes, the brother of former UFC fighter Vinny Magalhaes, picked up a quick, and devastating KO win over Trevor Smith. After the bout many people began saying that Magalhaes landed several illegal blows to Smith’s head as he attempted to finish the fight, something Magalhaes...

Nov 9, 2014 9:05 am

REPLAY! Silva Defeats Edwards In Back-and-Forth Slugfest

On the main-card of UFC Fight Night 56 last night Claudio Silva defeated Leon Edwards in a split-decision. The fight was a back-and-forth one that saw Silva get the nod in a close matchup. Below are the full-fight highlights for the bout.

Nov 9, 2014 8:46 am

REPLAY! Alves Picks Up Controversial Decision Over Jouban

In the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 56 Warlley Alves picked up a controversial decision over Alan Jouban in a decision that left many fans angry and frustrated. Below are the full fight highlights from the event.

Nov 9, 2014 8:29 am

QUICK TWITT: Maldonado Responds To OSP’s Callout

Following his quick, but devastating first round KO of Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua last night at UFC Fight Night 56, Ovince Saint Preux stated that he wanted to fight Fabio Maldonado next. OSP divulged the reasoning behind his callout during to MMAJunkie, saying: “I’ve got tremendous respect for him. He’s a good fighter, and he was...

Nov 9, 2014 8:12 am

Jimi Manuwa More Motivated Than Ever, “The Division Is In Trouble”

Jimi Manuwa, who was originally supposed to be fighting Shogun Rua last night at UFC Fight Night 56 was forced to sit and watch as Ovince St. Preux capitalized on his opportunity to fill in for an injured Manuwa, and KO’d Rua in less than a minute. After the bout, Jimi Manuwa took to Facebook...

Nov 8, 2014 10:03 pm

UFC FN 56 Results: OSP KOs Shogun in Just 34 Seconds!

OSP stunned and silenced the Brazilian crowd with just one left hook. Shogun took to the center of the octagon and started to corner OSP in the corner of the octagon. OSP dodged a right hook and landed a left that sent Rua crashing to the canvas. OSP saw Rua was hurt and followed up...

Nov 8, 2014 9:11 pm

UFC FN 56 Results: Silva Gets Split Decision Win Against Edwards

Claudio Silva picked up an uneventful split decision win against Leon Edwards at “UFC Fight Night 56”. This was a slow-paced fight and didn’t really bring the Brazilian natives to their feet, but Silva got what he came to the octagon for: A win. The argument could have been made that Edwards deserved the victory,...

Nov 8, 2014 8:35 pm

UFC FN 56 Results: Lima Easily Defeats De Oliveira After 3 Rounds

Even though Dhiego Lima looked superior in this fight against Jorge De Oliveira, Lima showed that he still has a lot of room for improvement in his game. He approached his attacks well and was able to take Oliveira down at will, but he seemed lost from there. He could threaten a rear naked choke,...

Nov 8, 2014 8:06 pm

UFC FN 56 Results: Judges Give Lima Decision Win Over Ansaroff

Juliana Lima controlled Nina Ansaroff the entire fight and deserved her unanimous decision victory. This was the first fight of the main card and it aired live on Fox Sports 1. Lima was dominant in this performance and smothered Ansaroff for two rounds. However, was Ansaroff who initially almost submitted Lima with an armbar, but...

Nov 8, 2014 7:19 pm

UFC FN 56 Results: Rivas Earns Decision Win Over Rubio

When you have two fighters who are just as cautious and careful as they are skilled, the result of the bout may not entertain the bloodthirsty fans of mixed martial arts. Diego Rivas and Rodolfo Rubio’s bout was one of those fights and it caused the Brazilian fans to be the most quiet they have...

Nov 8, 2014 6:40 pm

UFC FN 56 Results: Magalhaes Knocks Smith Out in 31 Seconds!

Caio Magalhaes wanted to give the native Brazilians a show and that is just what he did tonight! Magalhaes caught Smith with a left hook and brought him into a quick clinch. He shoved Smith’s head down and Magalhaes landed a devastating knee. Smith was wobbly and eventually fell face first onto the mat. He...

Nov 8, 2014 1:13 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 56: Shogun vs. St. Preux’ Official Results Thread

Tonight, from the Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Nevis in Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil, ‘UFC Fight Night 56: Shogun vs. St. Preux’ goes down live on FOX Sports 1. If you can’t make tonight’s event, or just want to get caught up on results, here they are: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 10:30 p.m. ET) Ovince St....

Nov 8, 2014 12:35 pm


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...