Archive: ufc on fuel tv

Jun 14, 2013 8:35 am

Quick Twitt | UFC Interim-Bantamweight Champion Renan Barao Says He’s Ready to Fight

The UFC’s bantamweight division hasn’t had a legitimate champion at the head of its division since 2011 when Dominick Cruz last fought and defended his title against current flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson. With Cruz’s return left without an official timeline, the UFC filled his spot temporarily. In his spot, the UFC crowned Renan Barao the...

Jun 14, 2013 6:37 am

Diego Sanchez vs. Gilbert Melendez Targeted for Fall Bout

An intriguing lightweight bout between former #1 contender Diego Sanchez (24-5) and former Strikeforce lightweight champion and recent title challenger Gilbert Melendez (21-3) has been rumored and reported by an MMA news outlet. The bout was said to be set on the UFC 164 but is now said to take place later in the year,...

Jun 13, 2013 1:50 am

Jon Jones to Defend Title Against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones (18-1) now has an opponent to defend his title against as rising UFC star, Alexander Gustafsson (15-1) has apparently been scheduled to face Jones. If Jones wins this bout, he will break Tito Ortiz’s record for the most consecutive title defenses in UFC light-heavyweight history which now stands at five....

Jun 8, 2013 10:10 am

UFC ON FUEL TV 10: NOGUEIRA VS WERDUM MAIN CARD PLAY-BY-PLAY AND LIVE RESULTS

Tonight on FUEL TV, UFC on FUEL TV 10: Nogueira vs. Werdum goes down to finalize the latest installment of ‘TUF Brazil 2’ and not only crown a new international TUF champion, but also settle the coaches fight in the main event of the evening. UFC on FUEL TV 10 goes down from the Paulo...

Jun 7, 2013 12:48 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 10: Nogueria vs. Werdum Weigh-In Results

All fighters made weight at today’s official UFC on FUEL TV 10:Nogueria vs. Werdum weigh-in ceremony in Brazil. UFC on fUEL TV 10 takes place tomorrow night live and free on FUEL TV from the Paulo Sarasate Arena in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil. The full weigh-in results are as follows: MAIN CARD: (FUEL TV, 8 p.m....

Jun 4, 2013 7:57 pm

Brad Pickett vs. Michael McDonald Set for UFC on FOX Sports 1 #1 Co-Main Event

  A bantamweight clash between two fan favorites is set for the co-main event of UFC on FOX Sports 1 #1 as Brad Pickett (23-7) faces off with Michael McDonald (15-2). The bout was announced in the shadow of today’s main event announcement for the same show. Pickett is coming off of a close victory...

Jun 4, 2013 12:02 pm

Saffiedine Out, Bahadurzada In Against Lawler at UFC on FOX 8

  As if you wanted to hear more injury news, the UFC announced via their official Twitter account that former Strikeforce welterweight champion, Tarec Saffiedine has been injured and was forced to withdraw from his fight with Robbie Lawler (20-9, 1 NC). Stepping in for the injured Saffiedine is Siyar Bahadurzada (21-5-1). Bahadurzada is returning...

May 18, 2013 1:28 pm

UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs. Rockhold Main Card Play-By-Play & Live Results

UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs. Rockhold takes place tonight from the Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil. In the main event, MMA legend, Vitor Belfort will sqaure off with the last reigning Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold, in a bout that has serious implications for the middleweight rankings. The UFC on...

May 6, 2013 8:51 am

Robbie Reralta Makes Statement on Failed Drug Test

  In a statement given to Sherdog.com, UFC featherweight, Robbie Peralta apologized for his recent failed drug test after a post-fight screening came back positive for marijuana metabolites. Peralta most recently fought Akira Corassani at UFC on FUEL TV 9: Mousasi vs. Latifi. Peralta dropped a unanimous decision to Corassani, his first loss in four...

Apr 17, 2013 11:47 am

BJPENN.COM RADIO RETURNS TONIGHT WITH KENNY FLORIAN (WED. 5:00PM PT)

The crew returns tonight in their normal time-slot for an all new episode of BJPENN.COM RADIO. Hosts George Mathews (@GMathewsMMA) and Pedro Carrasco (@LATLPedro) will be joined by fighting legend, UFC Tonight Host and UFC commentator Kenny Florian to discuss all the latest happenings in the MMA world. The BJPENN.COM RADIO show kicks off every...

Apr 8, 2013 11:08 am

VIDEO | Dana White UFC on FUEL TV 9 Post-Fight Interview

UFC President Dana White talked with FUEL TV correspondent Gareth Davies after an incredible day of fights at UFC On FUEL TV 9. White talks Gustafsson’s injury, McGregor’s unreal debut and the Mousasi’s big win over Latifi. “There’s no doubt about it, the commission here did a horrible job with this fight.” “I don’t want...

Apr 8, 2013 10:45 am

VIDEO | UFC on FUEL TV 9: Mousasi vs. Latifi Fight Highlight

Former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion, Gegard Mousasi, made his UFC debut last weekend in Sweden against last-minute replacement, Ilir Latifi. The Strikeforce veteran used a precise striking onslaught to easily walk away the victor.

Apr 6, 2013 2:17 pm

UFC On Fuel TV 9 Full Results

In rare fashion the UFC’s Saturday event is over right smack in the middle of the day. UFC on FUEL TV 9 took place from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden and featured a main event between two UFC newcomers in Gegard Mousasi and Ilir Latifi. In the end the superb striking prowess of...

Apr 6, 2013 2:07 pm

UFC ON FUEL TV 9 RESULTS: GEGARD MOUSASI DEF. ILIR LATIFI VIA UNANIMOUS DECISION

In the first round of our main event fight Gegard Mousasi stalked Ilir Latifi landing jabs and leg kicks and throwing a lot of faints to make Latifi wing shots that landed very far from target. Not many significant strikes met their mark. However in the second  Latifi landed a few hard strikes, but only...

Apr 6, 2013 1:38 pm

UFC ON FUEL TV 9 RESULTS: ROSS PEARSON STOPS RYAN COUTURE VIA SECOND ROUND TKO

The first round saw Ryan Couture establishing control of Ross Pearson against the fence, much like many of his father’s bouts. Couture went on in the second looking to repeat what he accomplished in the first by using his footwork and eventually work the clinch. Pearson however was the one landing the harder strikes, and...

Apr 6, 2013 12:31 pm

UFC ON FUEL TV 9 RESULTS: BRAD PICKETT DEF. MIKE EASTON VIA SPLIT DECISION

  Brad Pickett and Mike Easton took part in an exciting back and forth display of mixed martial arts. Both showcasing their fantastic stand up abilities as well as their wresting and ability to work off the fence. The two were very even after the first two rounds, scoring strong punches and kicks, and both...

Apr 6, 2013 11:41 am

UFC ON FUEL TV 9 RESULTS: AKIRA CORASSANI DEF. ROBERT PERALTA VIA UNANIMOUS DECISION

Akira Corassani and Robbie Peralta came out to stand and bang. Corassani was landing huge right hands, while Peralta landed strong punches of his own almost stopping Corassani in the second round. After two great rounds of very even stand up exchanges the fight was anyone’s to take. Corassani, knowing the fight to close to...

Apr 6, 2013 5:00 am

UFC ON FUEL TV 9: PRELIMINARY CARD RESULTS

UFC on FUEL TV 9 is going down today from the Ericsson Global Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The Preliminary card starts early today at 7:50AM PT and the seven-fight preliminary event streams live on Facebook.com. If you didn’t rise early enough this morning, or missed the event entirely we will be posting the results from...

Apr 5, 2013 10:07 am

VIDEO | UFC on FUEL TV 9 Weigh-Ins Replay

If you missed this morning’s UFC on FUEL TV 9 event as many others did you can still check out the full replay in full using the player below. UFC on FUEL TV 9 kicks off tomorrow from Stockholm, Sweden.

Apr 5, 2013 7:57 am

UFC on FUEL TV 9 Weigh-In Results

Fighters competing in tomorrow’s UFC on FUEL TV 9 event tipped the scales early this morning to make their bouts official. 26-fighters weighed in and all made their contracted weight limit. UFC on FUEL TV 9 goes down tomorrow night from Stockholm, Sweden. MAIN CARD: (FUEL TV, 2 p.m. ET) Ilir Latifi (206) vs. Gegard...

Apr 3, 2013 10:34 am

VIDEO | Ilir Latifi Pre-Fight Interview for UFC On FUEL TV 9

Ilir Latifi has been thrust into the spotlight, headlining a UFC event in his hometown against Gegard Mousasi in his promotional debut. This is the first released pre-fight interview of the man tasked to fill the void left by the injured Alexander Gustafsson.