Archive: ufc news

Jan 24, 2015 1:56 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Results: Pesta Earns Decision Win Over Erokhin

Konstantin Erokhin was looking for a quick finish tonight and came out throwing bombs. Those shots he was throwing quickly drained his gas tank, however, and it allowed Viktor Pesta to take control of the fight with his grappling skills. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter: MMAJonny Pesta was in big trouble in the opening minutes...

Jan 24, 2015 1:32 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Results: Seery Outlasts Beal and Earns Decision Win

UFC in Stockholm got off to an early start today as the event kicked off at 4:00 PM on the east coast. Chris Beal made his flyweight debut this afternoon as he stepped into the octagon against Irish fighter Neil Seery in the first bout of the day. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter: MMAJonny Both...

Jan 23, 2015 11:49 am

UFC Announces International Events For 2015

European fight fans will have two more opportunities to watch a live UFC event this year. UFC officials announced today that the promotion will hold events in both Germany and Scotland this summer. At a special press conference held earlier today, German fighter Nick Hein announced that the octagon will return to Berlin on June...

Jan 23, 2015 11:49 am

Dave Herman: ‘The cops treated me like a dog’

Former UFC heavyweight fighter Dave Herman was shot with a taser and then arrested by police early Tuesday morning in Indiana. The heavyweight competitor was released on $7,500 bail later that night. Herman now faces three charges including resisting law enforcement with a vehicle, battery against law enforcement, neglect of a dependent and resisting law...

Jan 23, 2015 11:47 am

Cro Cop vs. Gonzaga II headlines UFC Fight Night 64

A rematch between heavyweight sluggers Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic (30-11-2 MMA) and Gabriel Gonazaga (16-9 MMA) will headline April’s “UFC Fight Night 64” event in Poland. UFC officials announced the booking earlier today. “Cro Cop” returns to the UFC after compiling a 3-1 record outside of the promotion. Mirko was last seen in the octagon...

Jan 22, 2015 7:37 pm

Nick Diaz Wants to Make Stars and Money, Not Interested In Title Fight

Nick Diaz took part in the “UFC 183” Conference Call on Thursday afternoon to hype his upcoming bout with Anderson Silva on January 31st. This will be the first time Diaz has stepped into the octagon for competition since October 2013 for the UFC Welterweight Championship. Dana White previously stated that a title shot could...

Jan 22, 2015 7:27 pm

Anderson Silva: I’m Disappointed in Jacare and Machida

Anderson Silva has always been firm in his stance when it comes to the potential of fighting training partners Lyoto Machida and Jacare Souza. He once stated that he would rather give up fighting than step into the octagon with Lyoto Machida. Machida, on the other hand, has changed his view on the subject and...

Jan 22, 2015 4:49 pm

Faber vs. Assuncao Set To Headline Brazil Fight Card

According to a report from Brazilian news outlet Globo, a key bantamweight fight between Urijah Faber and Raphael Assuncao will headline March’s UFC Fight Night 62 event in Brazil. UFC officials have yet to confirm the news but are expected to do so in the very near future. Former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber has...

Jan 22, 2015 10:21 am

Henderson In For Green, Faces Masvidal At Fight Night 63

After suffering a controversial split-decision loss to Donald Cerrone at last weekend’s UFC Fight Night event in Boston, former UFC lightweight champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson has already booked his next fight. UFC officials announced today the “Bendo” would be stepping in for the injured Bobby Green to face Jorge Masvidal at April’s UFC Fight Night...

Jan 21, 2015 11:36 am

No Coke On Fight Night — Jones Post Fight Drug Tests Are Clean

All of the drug tests on UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones have come back clean, this according to Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) executive director Bob Bennett who told MMAFighting.com the news on Tuesday: All of the UFC light heavyweight champion’s drug tests have come back clean, Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) executive director Bob...

Jan 18, 2015 11:16 pm

Conor McGregor: This Is the Beginning of “The McGregor Era”

Conor McGregor blasted through Dennis Siver tonight and will be facing Jose Aldo for the UFC Featherweight Championship. The bout is likely to take place in May in Las Vegas and it could break records. After answering a couple questions in the post fight press conference, McGregor spoke with confidence about the potential of his...

Jan 18, 2015 11:14 pm

McGregor on Duffy: You Best Believe I’d Want That Fight

Joseph Duffy recently signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship and is known for being the last man to defeat Conor McGregor. During the post fight press conference, McGregor expressed his thoughts on the recent signing. “To be honest, I signed Joseph. I actually looked into it and thought, ‘You know what, if someone pulls out,...

Jan 18, 2015 11:13 pm

UFC Fight Night 59 Bonus Report: McGregor and Larkin Take Home Extra $50K

Fight of the Night: Matt Van Buren vs. Sean O’Connell Van Buren looked to be on his way to a stoppage victory as he was picking O’Connell apart with body shots. O’Connell made an amazing comeback in the second and third rounds, however, and ultimately stopped the fight in the third round! Performance of the...

Jan 18, 2015 11:12 pm

TWEET PIC | McGregor Screams In Aldo’s Face!

Conor McGregor finished Dennis Siver in the second round then proceeded to jump the octagon fence and scream in the face of Jose Aldo! The two are set to duke it out in the near future for the UFC Featherweight Championship. “@HEADLOCK_gear: @RowdyBec #TopOfTheHeadOnly pic.twitter.com/oWbmhaIdxj” Conor was like: 'Wazzzzzzaaaaap!!!' — Juno Siojo (@junosiojo_G7N) January 19,...

Jan 18, 2015 9:19 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: McGregor Dominates Siver, Wins in Round 2

“The Notorious” Conor McGregor did not defeat his opponent in two minutes like he had predicted, but the lengthier fight favored him as it showcased just how dominant he could be in the octagon. Dennis Siver is a top ten fighter but it looked like he had no business being in there with McGregor. By...

Jan 18, 2015 8:46 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Cerrone Upsets Henderson and Earns Decision Win

Benson Henderson looked amazing tonight in defeat against Donald Cerrone who looked great in his own right. Cerrone never got to unload like he wanted considering he took the fight on such short notice, but he gained the decision win nonetheless. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter Henderson was more diverse in his attack than Cerrone...

Jan 18, 2015 7:35 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Tibau Earns 16th UFC Win with Decision Over Parke

This lightweight bout may not have been the most exciting opening to a main card, but it was nice to see both Gleison Tibau and Norman Parke smart careful and smart. They both respected each other’s power and did not want to get within a dangerous striking distance. Tibau outgrappled his Parke tonight, though, and earned...

Jan 18, 2015 7:00 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Pendred Picks Up Controversial Decision Over Spencer

That was a controversial decision to say the least. Cathal Pendred picked up a unanimous decision victory over Sean Spencer even though he was outstruck. Pendred landed four takedowns, but they did not lead to anything at all. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter Spencer brought the fight to Pendred who was not prepared for such...

Jan 18, 2015 6:24 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Larkin Brutally TKOs Howard in 1st Round

John Howard’s head movement was looking good in the opening minute of the bout, but Lorenz Larkin was on another level tonight in Boston. Larkin was light on his feet and picked every shot strategically which resulted in a big TKO win for him. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter Larkin caught Howard off guard with...