Archive: ufc fight night 39

May 14, 2014 2:23 pm

Soa Palelei vs. Jared Rosholt set for UFC Fight Night 43 in New Zealand

UFC officials announced today that a heavyweight clash between Soa Palelei (21-3 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and Jared Rosholt (10-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) is the latest addition to June’s “UFC Fight Night 43” event in New Zealand. The announcement comes just days after Soa Palelei scored a first-round knockout against Ruan Potts at last Saturday’s “UFC...

Apr 30, 2014 4:21 pm

Gunnar Nelson vs. Ryan LaFlare set for UFC Fight Night in Dublin‏

Two undefeated welterweights will collide at July’s ‘UFC Fight Night’ event in Dublin, as UFC officials recently announced that Gunnar Nelson (12-0-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) will meet Ryan LaFlare (11-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) in a key 170-pound contest. Iceland’s Gunnar Nelson improved his record to a perfect 12-0 by submitting Omari Akhmedov with a first-round...

Apr 24, 2014 7:42 am

UFC Fight Night 39 Drug Test Results Are Clean

The drug test results from UFC Fight Night 39 in Abu Dhabi have come in and all results are negative. There were a total of 22 tests issued, 16 fighters were tested before the fight and 6 were tested after the fight, the exact names of which fighters were tested and when were not initially...

Apr 17, 2014 1:25 pm

Roy Nelson Out Up to 180 days After UFC FN 39

A damaged right finger has UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson on the shelf. Today the UFC released the suspension information directly to for last weekend’s UFC Fight Night 39 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Nelson defeated Antonio Nogueira with a highlight reel KO. As there is no sanctioning organization in the United Arab Emirates for mixed martial...

Apr 11, 2014 4:49 pm

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Wants Another Fight with Frank Mir

Whether you are a fan of his from the PRIDE days or not, it was difficult to watch Antonio Rogrigo Nogueira get knocked out the way he did at ‘UFC Fight Night 39’. Roy Nelson earned a ‘Performance of the Night’ bonus due to his display of power in the main-event, but it was clear...

Apr 11, 2014 4:36 pm

Ramsey Nijem Took Offense to Being the Underdog against Beneil Dariush

Ramsey Nijem dominated Beneil Dariush in their bout at ‘UFC Fight Night 39’ much to the surprise of the bookies who labeled him as the underdog. Nijem stated during the post fight press conference that he took offense to being called the underdog out of the two and found it disrespectful. Beneil Dariush made a...

Apr 11, 2014 4:23 pm

.gif | UFC Fight Night 39: Bedford and Yahya Separated After Their Fight

Rani Yahya and Johnny Bedford were on their way to an exciting fight until Yahya was knocked out due to an accidental clash of heads. Bedford celebrated and believed he won, then could not believe it when the fight was declared a no-contest. Bedford tried to make his case as to why he was the...

Apr 11, 2014 2:28 pm

.gif | UFC Fight Night 39: Ouch! LeFlare Lands Brutal Knee to the Groin of Howard

It has been a long time since we saw a nut-shot cause a fight to end early, but we almost saw it tonight when Ryan LaFlare blasted John Howard downstairs. LaFlare had Howard pinned against the fence and while working the clinch, he threw a knee that accidentally landed below the belt. John Howard screamed...

Apr 11, 2014 2:18 pm

.gif | UFC Fight Night 39: POTN Winner Ramsey Nijem Pummels His Way to Victory

Ramsey Nijem was looking to embarrass whichever bookies labeled him as an underdog tonight in his bout against young Beneil Dariush. While Dariush looks like he has a ton of potential, he was no match for the Ramsey Nijem that walked into the octagon tonight. Check out this .GIF of Nijem pummeling his way to...

Apr 11, 2014 2:08 pm

.gif | UFC Fight Night 39: Nelson Sends Nogueira Crashing to the Mat. BRUTAL KO!

Roy Nelson may have put a legend to rest tonight. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira showed little-to-no offense in his fight against ‘Big Country’ and was eventually knocked out by a brutal right hand. The overhand hook sent ‘Big Nog’ crashing to the mat. Check out the .GIF provided by FanSided’s ZombieProphet!

Mar 25, 2014 6:12 am

Dan Henderson Wants To Step In Against Lyoto Machida At UFC 173

Well…. that escalated quickly. Fresh off of his TKO win over Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at UFC Fight Night 39 this weekend, “Hendo” has suggested that he take Weidman’s place in the main event at UFC 173. Now, we obviously know that the Lyoto vs. Weidman fight has been pushed back to July… but how many...

Mar 12, 2014 8:54 am

UFC Fight Night 39 Lineup Finalized With 10 Bouts

By Evan Stoumbelis UFC Fight Night 39: Nogueira (Minotauro) vs. Nelson has been finalized, and will go live at 11:30a.m. ET from Abu Dhabi exclusively on…you guessed it, UFC Fight Pass. The card has been finalized with 9 bouts, and will be headlined by the return of Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, who will be making his...