Archive: UFC Fight Night 56

Nov 9, 2014 2:10 am

PHOTO | Scorecard for Jouban/Alves Fight

There is a saying in mixed martial arts that instructs the fighters to never let the decision of the fight go in the hands of the judges. Even though they were close to the action, judges have a reputation of watching a completely different fight than what is going on in the octagon or ring....

Nov 9, 2014 1:49 am

McCall and Lineker Will Get Paid “Show Money”

UFC’s Marshall Zelaznik confrimed during the post fight press conference that both John Liniker and Ian McCall will get paid their show money even though their fight was canceled. Weeks of trash-talking on social media was supposed to lead to a co-main-event fight on Fox Sports 1 at “UFC Fight Night 56”, however the status...

Nov 9, 2014 1:33 am

Alan Jouban: I Obviously Didn’t Agree with the Judges…

There is no beating around the bush: Alan Jouban got robbed in Brazil on Saturday night. Despite getting knocked down in the first round, he rallied back and put on what seemed like a great comeback performance. He did not threaten to finish the fight in the second or third rounds, but he claimed the...

Nov 8, 2014 6:23 pm

UFC FN 56 Results: Silva Hands Brenneman 3rd Loss in a Row‏

Charlie Brenneman tried to bring “the wrestle” to Brazil with him tonight, but Silva punished him after he made one wrong move. Brenneman attempted to take the fight to the mat but Silva transitioned and was able to take his back after a grappling exchange. Brenneman tried to race back to his feet, but Silva...

Nov 8, 2014 6:10 pm

UFC FN 56 Results: Almeida Lights Gorman Up and Picks Up Decision Win‏

Even though this was the first UFC fight to not see a finish in 12 fights, it was still worthy of a standing ovation when the final horn sounded in Brazil. Thomas Almeida and Tim Gorman stood for fifteen full minutes and exchanged blows to the point where the Brazilians were cheering for the foreigner!...