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UFC 238 | Pros react after Henry Cejudo TKO’s Marlon Moraes

Chris Taylor - June 8, 2019

Reigning UFC flyweight champ Henry Cejudo moved up in weight to square off with Marlon Moraes for the promotions vacant bantamweight title at UFC 238. The title fight served as the event headliner tonight in Chicago.


Report: Ben Saunders Meets Promotional Newcomer at UFC Sunrise

Nolan King - March 27, 2019

Tuesday morning, UFC Unfiltered featured UFC President Dana White as the lead guest. The UFC don dropped a number of tidbits — one of which being a bout between Ben Saunders was in the works for UFC Sunrise. However, later that evening Ariel Helwani reported a bout between Mike Perry and Alex Oliveira was in the works for the event, while Damon Martin tweeted Ben Saunders would be facing a UFC newcomer.

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VIDEO | Sergio Moraes teaches Ben Saunders the BJJ technique he used to beat him

Tom Taylor - September 24, 2018 Last Saturday night, on the undercard of UFC Sao Paulo, all-action MMA veteran Ben Saunders came up short to BJJ whiz Sergio Moraes, tapping to a choke in the second round of their welterweight contest.

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Jake Ellenberger

UFC Utica Results: Ben Saunders stops Jake Ellenberger in Round 1 (VIDEO)

Chris Taylor - June 1, 2018

A welterweight fight between veterans Jake Ellenberger and Ben Saunders took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 131 main card from Utica, New York. Round one begins and Saunders lands a kick to the body to start things off. He throws a head kick but it is blocked by Jake. Ellenberger presses forward but eats a kick to the body for his troubles. Saunders is utilizing a lot of movement early on. Jake leaps in with a right hand and then forces Ben against the cage. The fighters trade knees and battle in the clinch. Saunders lands a big knee to the body that drops Ellenberger. Ben immediately jumps on Jake with some ground and pound and this one is all over folks. Impressive first-round victory for Ben Saunders.

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Ben Saunders was broke before Court McGee win

Tom Taylor - January 17, 2017

On Sunday night, the UFC returned to Phoenix, Arizona with an exciting night of fights. The second fight on the main card occurred at welterweight, where gritty veteran Ben Saunders took on The Ultimate Fighter 11 winner Court McGee. After three rounds of action, the judges would give this fight to Saunders, though many fans seemed to think the decision should have been the other way around. From the sounds of, Saunders is very lucky the judges saw the fight the way they did, as he entered the fight in dire financial straights.

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Ben Saunders

Ben "Killa B" Saunders cut from the UFC?

Russell Ess - August 8, 2016

Despite going 3-1 in his second run in the UFC, it looks like Ben “Killa B” Saunders may have been cut by the UFC for the second time in his professional MMA career. According to Treasure Island Resort & Casino, the TUF veteran is scheduled to compete at Fight Night at the Island on September 9 in Minnesota against fellow former UFC fighter Jacob Volkmann.