Archive: ufc on fox 8

Nov 13, 2013 9:04 am

Julie Kedzie Battles Undefeated Bethe Correia At UFC Fight Night 33

Originally slated to face undefeated Russian fighter Aleksandra Albu until an injury forced Albu off the card, Julie Kedzie finally has a named opponent to train for – the also-undefeated Brazilian fighter, Bethe Correia. UFC officials announced the new matchup on Tuesday. Kedzie will be looking to bounce back from a three-fight losing streak, which most recently saw the women’s...

Oct 3, 2013 6:04 am

Thales Leites replaces Rafael Natal, meets Ed Herman at UFC 167

Ed Herman did not have to wait long to learn the name of his new UFC 167 opponent, as the promotion recently announced that former title challenger Thales Leites would be replacing Rafael Natal against “Short Fuse.” Natal was promoted from his schedueld UFC 167 bout, to the headliner of “UFC Fight For The Troops 3”...

Oct 2, 2013 1:20 pm

Jake Ellenberger: Martin Kampmann rematch ‘a good possibility right now’

UFC welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger (29-7 MMA, 8-3 UFC) is looking to bounce back into title contention by avenging a previous loss he suffered at the hands of Martin Kampmann (20-7 MMA, 11-6 UFC). Both fighters, Ellenberger and Kampmann, are coming off disappointing performances in their last octagon appearances. “The Juggernaut” was out-pointed by Canadian Rory...

Sep 18, 2013 8:01 am

Joe Lauzon vs. Mac Danzig added to UFC on FOX 9

UFC officials announced today that a lightweight bout featuring Joe Lauzon (22-9 MMA, 9-6 UFC) and Mac Danzig (21-11-1 MMA, 5-7 UFC) is the latest addition to December’s UFC on FOX 9 event scheduled for December 14 in Sacramento. UFC lightweight veteran, Joe Lauzon, is coming off back-to-back losses for the first time in his octagon...

Sep 10, 2013 10:35 am

Amanda Nunes vs. Germaine de Randamie set for ‘UFC Fight for the Troops 3’ card

UFC officials announced Monday that a second women’s bantamweight bout has been added to the UFC’s “Fight for the Troops 3” card, set for November 6 at Kentucky’s Fort Campbell. Amanda Nunes (8-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will meet Germaine de Randamie (4-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) that evening, likely as part of the preliminary card. Amanda Nunes made her...

Aug 15, 2013 10:10 am

UFC on FOX 8 Drug Test Results

Last Month’s UFC on FOX 8 event took place from Seattle’s KeyArena on July 27. Ten of the evenings participants underwent mandatory drug screenings by the Washington State Department of licensing and all fighters passed. Evenings headliners Demetrious Johnson and John Moraga underwent testing as did Rory MacDonald, Jessica Andrade, Mac Danzig, Daron Cruickshank, Ed...

Aug 6, 2013 8:47 pm

Melvin Guillard vs. Ross Pearson set for UFC Fight Night 29 in Manchester

During Tuesday’s new edition of “UFC Tonight”, UFC officials announced that a lightweight bout between Melvin Guillard (31-12-2 MMA, 12-8 UFC) and Ross Pearson (15-6 MMA, 7-3 UFC) has been added to the UFC Fight Night event scheduled for October 26 in Manchester, England. Guillard is coming off an impressive “Knockout of the night” performance, defeating Mac Danzig at last month’s UFC...

Aug 2, 2013 10:37 am

Dana White ‘guarantees’ GSP vs. Rory MacDonald UFC fight

Rory MacDonald (14-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) scored a less than thrilling unanimous decision victory over Jake Ellenberger (29-6 MMA, 8-2 UFC) this past weekend at UFC on FOX 8 in Seattle. Since “Ares” didn’t exaclty blow “The Juggernaut” out of the water, many are wondering what is next for the Canadian welterweight standout. UFC president...

Aug 1, 2013 10:50 am

Dana White Wants MacDonald vs. Lawler

Following their two performances at UFC on FOX 8, Rory MacDonald and Robbie Lawler (pictured) have put forth a match-up that the UFC boss wants to see.  At the UFC World Tour press conference in New York on Wednesday, Dana White said that he was, “Thinking about doing Rory [against] Robbie Lawler.”   By Christopher...

Jul 30, 2013 4:18 pm

UFC on FOX 8 Medical Suspensions Released Today

There is a laundry list of fighters who are getting a minimum of three months worth of medical suspensions after this past weekend’s UFC on Fox 8. The Washington State Department of Licensing, which oversaw Saturday’s event, released the medical suspensions to MMAjunkie.com. UFC on FOX 8 took place July 27 at KeyArena in Seattle....

Jul 29, 2013 11:55 am

UFC Lightweight Aaron Riley Retires After 45 Professional Fights

Aaron Riley, 32, announced his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts following a split decision loss to Justin Salas at UFC on FOX 8.  Riley boasted a professional record of 30-14, with one draw.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   UFC lightweight fighter, Aaron Riley, announced his retirement from MMA Saturday night following...

Jul 29, 2013 11:55 am

Trevor Smith Broke His Hand in Fight of the Night Loss to Ed Herman

By JAKE CHASTAIN | To add a little more sting to his already tough defeat this past weekend we’re catching news that UFC middleweight Trevor Smith suffered a broken hand in his UFC on FOX 8 Fight of the Night performance against Ed Herman. The two men went to war on the preliminary card in one...

Jul 29, 2013 11:33 am

EDITORIAL | The Monday Morning Aftermath, UFC on FOX 8 Edition

By JAKE CHASTAIN | This is the first installment of BJPenn.com’s Monday Morning Aftermath column, which will consist of breaking down the previous weekend’s top news and touching on what fans can expect to look for the following week as aftermath from that action. This column will also give the fans a head’s up on anything MMA...

Jul 29, 2013 11:24 am

GSP Defends Boring Performance Of Teammate Rory MacDonald

Last Saturday Rory MacDonald and Jake Ellenberger fought and did not live up to their hype. The two welterweight fighters received more boo’s than cheers following their co-main event which was billed as a potential title eliminator. In the aftermath, MacDonald teammate, GSP took to Canada’s TSN to defend his pupil and support Rory’s game...

Jul 27, 2013 7:42 pm

‘UFC on FOX 8: Johnson vs. Moraga’ Full Results

The UFC’s eighth appearance on FOX was a huge success with a slew of amazing fights and finishes this evening. ‘UFC on FOX 8: Johnson vs. Moraga’ took place from the KeyArena in Seattle, Washington. In the main event Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson was able to retain his title with a fifth-round armbar submission over...