Archive: UFC on FOX 9

Dec 16, 2013 8:15 am

UFC On FOX 9 Ratings Up From Previous Event

UFC on Fox 9 had more viewers than UFC on Fox 8, but that isn’t saying much. The card, headlined by a flyweight title match between champion Demetrious Johnson and perennial number one contender Joseph Benevidez, ranked as the fourth worst for UFC on Fox cards in terms of viewership. The card had an average...

Dec 16, 2013 8:12 am

California Athletic Commission passes White’s test

  After having stormy feelings about the Nevada State Athletic Commission in the aftermath of UFC 167, UFC president Dana White couldn’t have been happier about its California counterpart. Saturday’s UFC on Fox 9 was held in Sacramento, Cali., and at the end of the night, White spoke to the media about how smooth operation...

Dec 16, 2013 7:24 am

VIDEO | Dana White’s Post UFC on FOX 9 Media Scrum

UFC president Dana White discusses Demetrious Johnson’s win over Joseph Benavidez, Georges St-Pierre’s indefinite leave of absence, whether Nick Diaz turned down a fight against Carlos Condit, Cody McKenzie’s UFC on FOX 9 fight attire, and much more.

Dec 14, 2013 10:50 pm

UFC on FOX 9 Salary Report: Johnson Bags $250k For Title Defense

The California State Athletic Commission has released the UFC on FOX 9 disclosed salaries. Of the $1.1 million total pay-out, the UFC dished UFC flyweight champion, Demetrious Johnson a cool quarter-mill for his successful title defense and paid ‘The California Kid’ $200k for his second round submission over McDonald. The Full disclosed salaries are as follows:...

Dec 14, 2013 9:36 pm

White: You Cannot Deny Urijah Faber Deserves a Title Shot

Urijah Faber, for whatever reason, has always received criticism from people questioning why he’s always on the cusp of a title shot. While it is curious that “The California Kid” seems like he is always one win away from fighting for the championship, it has always been within reason. Taking into consideration that Faber’s only...

Dec 14, 2013 9:35 pm

White: Nick Diaz Turned Down Carlos Condit Fight, Wants Hendricks/Lawler Winner

Former Strikeforce Welterweight Champion Nick Diaz is no stranger to controversial headlines. With the retirement of mega-star Georges St. Pierre, the UFC welterweight division’s stacked deck of cards has been shuffled. The fate of the UFC Welterweight Championship has been decided as Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler will duke it out for the vacated belt...

Dec 14, 2013 9:34 pm

.gif | “Might Mouse” K.O.’s Benavidez Early In The First

In tonight’s UFC on FOX 9 main event, Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson retained his title in a rematch against Joseph Benavidez. It took the flyweight champion just two-minutes to put the challenger to sleep with a well-placed over-hand right. Here’s the replay: Here’s More: .gif | Urijah Faber Chokes Out Michael McDonald .gif | Chad...

Dec 14, 2013 9:34 pm

.gif | Urijah Faber Chokes Out Michael McDonald

Urijah Faber cemented himself as a true contender to the UFC’s bantamweight crown. The former WEC champion put away the very game Michael McDonald, choking out the young fighter early in the second round. Here’s the replay: Here’s More: .gif | “Might Mouse” K.O.’s Benavidez Early In The First .gif | Chad Mendes vs. Nik...

Dec 14, 2013 9:33 pm

.gif | Chad Mendes vs. Nik Lentz Highlights

Chad Mendes increased his win streak tonight, stretching it to 5 with his unanimous decision win over Nick Lentz. While he did indeed fight to a decision, it was an entertaining and dominant win. Here are the highlights: Here’s More: .gif | “Might Mouse” K.O.’s Benavidez Early In The First .gif | Urijah Faber Chokes...

Dec 14, 2013 9:29 pm

.gif | Joe Lauzon vs. Mac Danzig Highlights

Tonight Joe Lauzon killed his 100% finishing rate with a unanimous decision victory over TUF winner Mac Danzig. If you missed the UFC on FOX 9 live broadcast, enjoy these animated .gif’s from tonight’s main card opener. Lauzon vs. Danzig: Here’s More: .gif | “Might Mouse” K.O.’s Benavidez Early In The First .gif | Urijah...

Dec 14, 2013 7:53 pm

‘UFC on FOX 9′ $50K Bonus Winners: Barboza/Castillo, Faber and Johnson

Submission of the Night: Urijah Faber Faber’s striking was as crisp as it has ever been and he stayed on his toes which allowed him to counter most of Michael McDonald’s strikes. Faber stunned McDonald with a big right hand to the temple and dropped him after connecting with two more brutal shots. McDonald planted...

Dec 14, 2013 7:09 pm

UFC on FOX 9 Results: Johnson Puts Benavidez To Sleep In The First To Retain Title

Demetrious Johnson brought the thunder. Johnson, the UFC flyweight champion, knocked Joseph Benavidez to the canvas with huge right in the first round and then pounced on him to seal the deal and earn the quick victory in the main event of UFC on Fox 9: Johnson vs. Benavidez 2 in Sacramento, Cali. The victory...

Dec 14, 2013 6:41 pm

UFC on FOX 9 Results: Faber swarms, then taps out McDonald

Urijah Faber showed there is plenty of fight left in this old dog. The 34-year-old Faber got his 15th career win by submission when he tapped 22-year-old Michael McDonald in the second round of the co-main event of UFC on Fox 9: Johnson vs. Benavidez 2 held in Sacramento, Cali. In the first round, Faber...