Archive: ufc fight night

Sep 17, 2014 10:24 am

UFC Seeking Replacement For Robert Whiteford Against Dennis Siver

The UFC is currently shopping for a replacement for Robert Whiteford at UFC Fight Night 53 to step in against Dennis Siver. MMAJunkie confirmed Whiteford’s withdrawal with a source close to Whiteford, however no reason for the withdrawal was given. The fight will serve as Dennis Siver’s first bout back to the Octagon after serving...

Sep 17, 2014 10:18 am

Rin Nakai vs. Miesha Tate Extended Preview

Two time women’s bantamweight title challenger Miesha Tate will be stepping back into the Octagon this Saturday against Japan’s 16-0 Rin Nakai in a highly anticipated matchup. To get fight fans ready for UFC Fight Night 52, the UFC has compiled an extended preview of this bout, which takes an in depth look at both...

Sep 15, 2014 4:08 pm

UFC Signs 4x Australian Olympic Judoka Dan Kelly

Fans who watch TUF might be familiar with TUF Nations team Australia member Dan Kelly. The 4x Olympic competitor from Australia was eliminated early on in the season of TUF, and was never signed to the UFC. After picking up a win on Australia’s regional circuit, Kelly was signed to the UFC earlier today for...

Sep 15, 2014 3:41 pm

Commission Changes Time For Iaquinta Stoppage From UFC FN 50

The official stoppage time for Al Iaquinta’s TKO win over Rodrigo Damm has been officially changed from 2:41 to 2:26. While this may seem irrelevant and unimportant, the difference is of extreme importance to betters who wage bets on if the fight will end in the first or second half of the round or even...

Sep 15, 2014 8:10 am

Full Fight Video: Roy Nelson KOs Stefan Struve In 39 Seconds

It’s no secret that Roy Nelson possesses some of the heaviest hands in the UFC, in this throwback video to 2010, we see Nelson crush Stefan Struve in just 39 seconds en route to a ‘Knockout Of The Night’ performance. Nelson fights Mark Hunt at UFC Fight Night 52 this Saturday, September 20th from Japan....

Sep 15, 2014 8:00 am

UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson Lineup Finalized With 12 Bouts

UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson takes place this upcoming Saturday, September 20th live from the Saitama Super Arena in Japan. The event is headlined by heavy handed heavyweights Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson. This event is streamed exclusively on UFC Fight Pass, and has a 12:30 A.M. ET start time in the US....

Sep 14, 2014 4:51 pm

Leo Santos Admits To Cramping During “Exhausting” Weight Cut

Leo Santos picked up a win over Efrain Escudero this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night 51, however he admits he had trouble with his weight cut. His teammate, Renan Barao was forced out of his UFC 177 rematch against TJ Dillashaw after hitting his head after passing out when he was cutting weight. Despite...

Sep 14, 2014 12:41 pm

Johnny Bedford Threatened To Kill Rani Yahya Before UFC Fight Night 51 Bout

After his dominant performance against Johnny Bedford last night at UFC Fight Night 51 that saw him pick up a 2nd round submission victory, Rani Yahya revealed that Bedford had threatened to kill him at the weigh ins the day before. He spoke to MMAFighting.com: “He said, ‘Do you think I’m afraid of you? I’m...

Sep 14, 2014 10:25 am

Rousey Admits She Broke Her Thumb In Davis Fight, Needed Cast And Pin

Ronda Rousey looked especially dominant in her UFC 175 win over Alexis Davis, a fight she won in just 16 seconds. Following the bout, Rousey underwent minor knee surgery. Unbeknownst to the public, she also suffered a broken thumb, an injury which required a cast for the majority of the summer, as well as a...

Sep 13, 2014 7:38 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51’: Arlovski Brutally KOs Silva in Round 1

“The Pitbull” Andrei Arlovski is back! After a short feeling out process, Arlovski threw a right hook that landed in between the hands of “Bigfoot” Silva. Silva fell to his back and it seemed as if he was going to recover, getting ready to put Arlovski in his guard. Arlovski jumped to the side of...

Sep 13, 2014 7:17 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51’: Tibau Gets Split Decision Over Hallmann

Gleison Tibau proved the bookies right when they slapped him with the label of “favorite” walking into the octagon a -240. Hallmann put up a decent fight, but it was Tibau’s strength and power that gave him the upper-hand tonight. Tibau opened up the fight with a flurry of powerful shots that would have knocked...

Sep 13, 2014 6:48 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51’: Santos Picks Up Decision Win Over Escudero

Leonardo Santos remains undefeated in the octagon with a win over Efrain Escudero. Fighting since 2002, Santos would play the role of the veteran who would test Escudero to see if he truly improved since winning “The Ultimate Fighter Brazil: Season 2”. Escudero is by no means a rookie, but he had much to learn...

Sep 13, 2014 6:15 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51’: Ponzinibbio Makes Quick Work of Oliveira, Gets 1st Round TKO Win

Santiago Ponzinibbio didn’t need long to finish Wendell Oliveira. Ponzinibbio rocked Oliveira with a left hook and followed up with a combination that made Oliveira’s legs give out from under him. It was obvious that Oliveira was temporarily out and the referee stepped in to stop the fight. As Ponzinibbio went to celebrate his victory...

Sep 13, 2014 5:57 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51’: Alcantara Outworks Doane and Earns Decision Win

Both Iuri Alcantara and Russell Doane showcased their skills in the octagon tonight and it could have been anyone’s fight walking into the judges’ decision. However, when all was said and done, it was Alcantara walking out of the cage with his hands raised. Doane utilized his wrestling skills to control Alcantara and put him...

Sep 13, 2014 5:28 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51’: Andrade Taps Out Newcomer Pacheco in First Round

Jessica Andrade welcomed newcomer Larissa Pacheco to the octagon in brutal fashion, by submitting her in the opening round with a guillotine crank. Despite possessing a size advantage and a seven-inch reach, Pacheco could not get any momentum going. Andrade’s strategy was to put her on her back right away and that is exactly what...

Sep 13, 2014 3:06 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski’ Official Results

UFC Fight Night 51 is LIVE from the Ginásio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia, Brazil. In the main event, Andrei Arlovski will be duking it out with Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva! It is set to air exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for up to the minute results. Main card (UFC Fight Pass) HW:...

Sep 9, 2014 5:02 am

QUICK TWITT: Brad Pickett Calls Out John Moraga

After dropping a decision loss to Ian McCall earlier this summer at UFC Dublin, Brad Pickett took to Twitter to call out John Moraga for a fight in December. @chicanojohn hey mate if you are looking for someone to trade with you in your hometown in December im game think it would a great fight...

Aug 24, 2014 2:55 pm

REPLAY! Tyron Woodley Blasts Dong Hyun Kim In Rnd 1

If you missed UFC Macau yesterday morning you missed an amazing performance by Michael Bisping in the main event, and a spectacular knockout by Tyron Woodley in the co-main event. Check out the replay of Woodley’s KO below: