Archive: ufc fight night 51

Sep 29, 2014 7:01 pm

Mark Hunt: I’m Not Rich, I Just Bank A Lot

Current UFC heavyweight contender Mark “The Super Samoan” Hunt recently made New Zealand’s 20 highest paid athletes list, this according to the New Zealand Herald: #17. Mark Hunt (UFC) – $890,000 Mark Hunt is New Zealand’s biggest name involved in the world’s fastest growing sport. Hunt recently signed a new six-fight deal with UFC worth...

Sep 16, 2014 6:35 pm

UFC Fight Night 50 & 51 medical suspensions

The medical suspensions from both UFC Fight Night 50 and UFC Fight Night 51 were obtained by MMAJUNKIE earlier today. According to the report, UFC Fight Night 50 headliner Ronaldo Souza has been suspended indefinitely, pending medical clearance for the injured right hand he sustained in his win over Gegard Mousasi. Here is the full...

Sep 13, 2014 10:29 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51’ Bonus Report: Arlovski Gets Big Bonus

All fighters took home an extra $50,000. Fight of the Night: Gleison Tibau vs. Piotr Hallmann The co-main event featured a bout between Tibau and Hallmann that left fans on the edge of their seats until the judges’ scorecard was read. Tibau opened the first round off with a combination that would have knocked Hallmann...

Sep 13, 2014 12:50 pm

UFC Bans ‘War Machine’ Nickname Ahead Of Fight Night 51

The War Machine moniker was expected to hit the Octagon this evening in Brazil, but that’s not happening. UFC officials have decided to not let tonight’s UFC Fight Night 51 competitor, Wendell Oliveira use his longtime nickname of ‘War Machine’. Earlier this week the fighter told us he would not change his name, but that...

Sep 12, 2014 1:00 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski’ Weigh-In Results

Today, from the Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil, the UFC Fight Night 51 fighters hit the scales in anticipation of tomorrow’s UFC Fight Pass event. All fighters made their contracted weight. Here’s the results: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 8 p.m. ET) Andrei Arlovski (248) vs. Antonio Silva (264) Piotr Hallmann (155) vs. Gleison...

Sep 12, 2014 12:10 pm

UFC Fighter Wendell Oliveira AKA ‘War Machine’ Will Not Change His Nickname

On Saturday Sept. 13 in Brasilia, Brazil Wendell Oliveira will make his UFC debut at UFC Fight Night 51: Arlovski vs. Bigfoot. Unfortunately for Oliveira, a lot of questions leading up to his debut have been centered around Jonathan Koppenhaver and his alleged assault of his ex-girlfriend. The reason being that both men share a...

Aug 26, 2014 5:06 am

Joe Riggs Details Near Death Experience After Being Shot

Joe Riggs was expected to make his long awaited return to the UFC in September against Paulo Thiago, however a gun accident left Riggs with several gruesome injuries to his hand and leg that forced him off of the UFC Fight Night 51 card and left him hospitalized. Not only was Riggs hospitalized, he needed...

Aug 19, 2014 5:03 am

Larissa Pacheco Replaces Valerie Letourneau At FN 51

Jungle Fight champion Larissa Pacheo is set to make her UFC debut against Jessica Andrade at UFC Fight Night 51 on September 13th from Brazil. Pacheco is undefeated in her professional MMA career with 10 wins. She will be riding a 3-fight win streak into her bout with Andrade, with all 3 wins ending in...

Aug 7, 2014 6:34 am

Arlovski Admits To Severe Nerves In UFC Homecoming Bout Against Schaub

“I was feeling good before my fight with Schaub, I was sure that I would have a good performance. But my legs started to tremble in the moment that I stepped into the octagon. I watched the video of the bout with Greg Jackson and he pointed my mistakes. Of course, when you come back...

Jul 29, 2014 3:35 pm

UFC Fight Night 51 Picks Up Hallmann vs. Tibau, Pepey vs. Johnson

UFC Fight Night 51, which will serve as the UFC’s return to Brazil has just picked up two more bouts. Brazil’s own Gleison Tibau will square off with Piotr Hallmann. And Godofredo Pepey will square off with Dashon Johnson. Tibau is coming off a unanimous decision win over Pat Healy at UFC Fight Night Cerrone...

Jul 29, 2014 2:24 pm

Breaking: Joe Riggs Out Of FN 51 With Non-Life Threatening Gun Injuries

Joe ‘Diesel’ Riggs was set to make his return to the UFC at UFC Fight Night 51 against Paulo Thiago. However in an unfortunate turn of events Riggs was accidentally shot while cleaning a pistol in his home in Arizona and rushed to a nearby hospital. The UFC released a statement about the incident: “Riggs...

Jul 14, 2014 8:10 am

UFC Fight Night 51 Picks Up Four Bouts

UFC Fight Night 51, which takes place in Brazil has picked up four bouts as of today. Lukasz Sajewski (13-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) vs. Leonardo Santos (12-3-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) Sergio Moraes (8-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio (18-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) Mike Rhodes (6-3 MMA, 0-2 UFC) vs. Paulo Thiago (15-7 MMA, 5-7...