Archive: ufc fight night 40

Jun 5, 2014 6:40 am

Wineland Considering Retirement After Second Jaw Injury

Eddie Wineland may be considering putting and end to his UFC career. On Friday, Wineland will have wires removed from his jaw, an injury he sustained last month in his bout against Johnny Edwardo at UFC Fight Night 40, and while he’s on the track to healing, he feels that it may be time to...

May 27, 2014 12:07 pm

Matt Brown vs. Robbie Lawler headlines UFC on FOX 12, winner gets title shot!

July’s UFC on FOX 12 event will be headlined by a welterweight slugfest, as UFC officials announced today that Robbie Lawler (23-10 MMA, 8-4 UFC) will face Matt Brown (19-11 MMA, 12-5 UFC) in the evenings main event! “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler was most recently seen in action at this past weekend’s UFC 173 event in...

May 22, 2014 12:34 pm

Drug Test Results Come Back For ‘UFC Fight Night 40: Brown vs. Silva’

15 fighters from ‘UFC Fight Night 40: Brown vs. Silva’ were required to submit urine samples to The Ohio State Athletic Commission following the Fox Sports 1 card. The commission does not disclose participants of the testing, but they typically test both the main event and main card fighters on the night. None of the...

May 22, 2014 8:16 am

Dana White: If Nick Diaz wants to come out and fight Brown, I’d do that fight

UFC welterweight contender Matt Brown (19-11 MMA, 12-5 UFC) is coming off a thrilling “Fight of the night” performance that saw him TKO Erick Silva in the third-round of their main event brawl earlier this month in Cincinnati. Since earning his seventh consecutive octagon win, “The Immortal” has received call-outs from a handful of fighters, most...

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...

May 13, 2014 9:34 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Phantom Cam Highlights

Experience the wildest moments from Cincinnati, Ohio in slow motion. Featuring Chris Cariaso vs. Louis Smolka, Costas Philippou vs. Lorenz Larkin, Erik Koch vs. Daron Cruickshank, Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva and more.

May 12, 2014 6:19 pm

Silva Coming To America: “I need to learn new stuff”

“I was good in the first round. I did what was planned, which was explore the kicks in the beginning. I hit him with a good kick, we trained a lot to do that. It was a flaw of Brown’s where I knew I could catch him. He was very hurt and I tried to...

May 12, 2014 6:13 pm

UFC Fight Night 40 Fighter Suspended For Unsportsmanlike Conduct

Last Saturday night, Johnny Edwardo shocked fans when he laid a barrage of punches on #4 ranked Eddie Wineland (pictured) at UFC Fight Night 40 in Cincinnati, Ohio. At about 4:37 of the first round, Edwardo laid a bunch of heavy punches on Wineland, to finally put him away in a surprising KO upset. And...

May 12, 2014 6:09 pm

Matt Brown Admits To Using His Face To Defend Silva’s Body Shots

“After the first body shot I was actually thankful that he was punching my face. I was leaving my face open to get punched so that my body could recover. Which was a risk/reward thing and you only have a split second to think about it. And I know that if I get hit in...

May 12, 2014 12:34 pm

Salary Report: Brown Tops Fight Night 40 Purses With $82K

‘UFC Fight Night 40: Brown vs. Silva’ was the night of the underdogs, the night of the K.O.’s and the night of Matt “The Immortal” Brown. The Ohio State Athletic Commission released the evening’s disclosed payroll figures and leading the charge is, main event winner Matt Brown, with a contacted wage of $82K and bonuses...

May 12, 2014 12:27 pm

Medical Suspensions Report: Brown, Silva Out Indefinitely

Eleven fighters from Saturday’s UFC event have received medical suspensions from the Ohio State Athletic Commission. UFC Fight Night 40 marked the fist time in seven-years The Ultimate Fighting Championship hit ‘The Tri-State’ in Cincinnati Ohio and the show delivered. Event headliners Matt Brown and Erick Silva put on a memorable performance, but are paying...

May 12, 2014 11:51 am

Brown Confident He Beats Hendricks, Ready For Championship Reign

The UFC’s welterweight division has never looked so promising. Rory MacDonald is fighting is fighting Tyron Woodley next month, in a bout many believe will put the winner into a title shot. You have Robbie Lawler fighting Jake Ellenberger later this month in a bout that could serve as a title eliminator in it’s own-right....

May 12, 2014 11:39 am

Erick Silva Apologizes For Letting Everyone Down In Brown Fight

“At first, I would like to thank the people that supported me and stopped by to watch the fight, I know that I let them down. I have no excuses, I know that I’m behind these tough guys but I will always accept fighting regardless of the opponent or my possible win or loss. I...

May 12, 2014 11:27 am

PHOTO | Erick Silva Carried On A Stretcher After Brown Beating

Few men could take what Matt Brown dished out last Saturday on FOX Sports 1. (Replay HERE) Erick Silva, tried but made it just three short rounds in route to a brutal TKO stoppage defeat. With Brown the victor, medical teams rushed to aid Silva after a brutal beating and opted to immobilize him in...

May 12, 2014 11:15 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Crazy Brown vs. Silva Fight

Last weekend the UFC returned to Cincinnati with an action packed card featuring the return of Matt “The Immortal” Brown. Here’s what the MMA world thought about that fight: OMG!!!!! It's crazy here at @USBankArena — UFC (@ufc) May 11, 2014 How are you @ufc main even with a 3:00 gas tank? What the Fuck...

May 11, 2014 9:59 am

Dana White: Brock Lesnar Called and Begged Me to Convince Pat Barry to Retire

Pat Barry’s devastating knockout loss at ‘GLORY 16: Denver’ has more than just fans concerned for him. Dana White stated during the post fight press conference that former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar called and begged White to convince Barry to retire. “Brock Lesnar called me and begged me to make him retire… He said...