Curtis Blaydes News
Curtis Blaydes believes Tom Aspinall is "legit," expects to face the Gane-Tuivasa winner next
Cole Shelton - July 22, 2022
Jon Jones responds to criticism from UFC heavyweight Curtis Blaydes: “Bro you literally sound ridiculous”
Susan Cox - July 21, 2022
Curtis Blaydes vs. Tom Aspinall among three fights added to UFC London
Chris Taylor - April 30, 2022
UFC Columbus salaries revealed: Curtis Blaydes takes home biggest purse
Cole Shelton - March 29, 2022
The salaries from UFC Columbus have been revealed and Curtis Blaydes made the most amount of money. Recently, more and more commissions are keeping the salaries private, but Ohio is one of the few states that disclose the pay. In the main event of UFC Columbus, Curtis Blaydes scored a second-round TKO over Chris Daukaus. For his efforts, ‘Razor’ took home the biggest purse of any fighter featured on the card, pocketing a cool $312k. Daukaus, meanwhile, was paid $80k in defeat.
What's next for Curtis Blaydes and Chris Daukaus after UFC Columbus?
Cole Shelton - March 28, 2022
In the main event of UFC Columbus, a pivotal heavyweight bout headlined the card as Curtis Blaydes took on Chris Daukaus. Blaydes entered the fight coming off a decision win over Jairzinho Rozenstruik which returned him to the win column after being knocked out by Derrick Lewis. He was 10-3 with one No Contest in his UFC tenure entering the bout.
Chris Daukaus issues statement following knockout loss to Curtis Blaydes at UFC Columbus
Susan Cox - March 28, 2022
It was Chris Daukaus (12-5 MMA) vs Curtis Blaydes (16-3 MMA) at UFC Columbus this past Saturday, March 26th at the Nationwide Arena in the heavyweight main event. Blaydes returned to the Octagon for the first time since September of 2021, where he had scored a unanimous decision victory over Jairzinho Rozenstruik (12-3 MMA).
Curtis Blaydes weighing his options following UFC Columbus win: "I view Stipe Miocic & Ciryl Gane as the same opportunity"
Fernando Quiles - March 27, 2022
Curtis Blaydes is riding high following his UFC Columbus victory and he could be in for a massive fight next. Blaydes shared the Octagon with Chris Daukaus this past Saturday night (March 26). While Blaydes has been racking up wins consistently, some have knocked him for not having enough standout performances. That certainly changed on this night as “Razor” floored Daukaus with a punch and ended the fight with ground-and-pound in the second round.
Pros react after Curtis Blaydes stops Chris Daukaus at UFC Columbus
Chris Taylor - March 26, 2022
Tonight’s UFC Columbus event was headlined by a key heavyweight bout featuring Curtis Blaydes taking on Chris Daukaus. Blaydes (16-3 MMA) was returning to action for the first time since September of 2021, where he had scored a unanimous decision victory over Jairzinho Rozenstruik. That win was of course preceded by a nasty knockout loss to Derrick Lewis back at UFC Vegas 19.
UFC Columbus Results: Curtis Blaydes TKO's Chris Daukaus (Video)
Chris Taylor - March 26, 2022
Tonight’s UFC Columbus event is headlined by a key heavyweight bout featuring Curtis Blaydes taking on Chris Daukaus. Blaydes (15-3 MMA) will be returning to action for the first time since September of 2021, where he earned a unanimous decision victory over Jairzinho Rozenstruik. That win was of course preceded by a nasty knockout loss to Derrick Lewis at UFC Vegas 19.
UFC Columbus: 'Blaydes vs. Daukaus' Live Results and Highlights
Chris Taylor - March 26, 2022
The Octagon invades Ohio for tonight’s UFC Columbus event, a thirteen-bout fight card headlined by Curtis Blaydes vs. Chris Daukaus. Blaydes (15-3 MMA) will be returning to action for the first time since September of 2021, where he earned a unanimous decision victory over Jairzinho Rozenstruik. That win was of course preceded by a nasty knockout loss to Derrick Lewis at UFC Vegas 19.
UFC Columbus | Pro fighters make their picks for Curtis Blaydes vs. Chris Daukaus
Cole Shelton - March 23, 2022
In the main event of UFC Columbus top-10 heavyweights collide as Curtis Blaydes takes on Chris Daukaus. Heading into the fight, Blaydes is a -400 favorite while the Philadelphia native is a +300 underdog. Ahead of the fight, BJPENN.com reached out to pro fighters to get their prediction for the scrap. The pros are unanimous in thinking Blaydes takes Daukaus down and gets the ground and pound TKO win.
Chris Daukaus eyes KO win over "the best guy that has never held the belt at heavyweight" in Curtis Blaydes at UFC Columbus
Cole Shelton - March 22, 2022
Curtis Blaydes vouches for Francis Ngannou: "I don’t see a real reason why he shouldn’t be allowed to box"
Fernando Quiles - February 27, 2022
Curtis Blaydes thinks the UFC should allow Francis Ngannou to box. Ngannou and the UFC have been at odds as of late. “The Predator” is the reigning UFC Heavyweight Champion, who recently competed in the final fight of his deal. With that said, the champion’s clause is now in effect but Ngannou seems content with sitting on the sidelines unless he’s given a satisfactory offer.
Curtis Blaydes vs. Chris Daukaus targeted to headline UFC Columbus
Cole Shelton - February 10, 2022
A pivotal heavyweight fight between Curtis Blaydes and Chris Daukaus is set to headline UFC Columbus. According to MMA reporter, Ariel Helwani, Blaydes will take on Daukaus in the main event of UFC Columbus on March 26. The event was supposed to be headlined by Jan Blachowicz vs. Aleksandar Rakic, but the former champion had to pull out with an injury.
Pros react after Curtis Blaydes defeats Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 266
Chris Taylor - September 25, 2021
A key heavyweight bout between perennial division contenders Curtis Blaydes and Jairzinho Rozenstruik took place on tonight’s UFC 266 main card. Blaydes (15-3 MMA) had entered the contest looking to rebound, this after suffering a nasty knockout loss to Derrick Lewis in his most previous effort. Prior to that setback, ‘Razor’ was on a four-fight winning streak which included a TKO victory over former title holder Junior dos Santos.
UFC 266 Results: Curtis Blaydes defeats Jairzinho Rozenstruik (Highlights)
Chris Taylor - September 25, 2021
A key heavyweight bout between perennial division contenders Curtis Blaydes and Jairzinho Rozenstruik takes place on tonight’s UFC 266 main card. Blaydes (14-3 MMA) will enter the contest looking to rebound, this after suffering a nasty knockout loss to Derrick Lewis in his most recent effort. Prior to that setback, ‘Razor’ had put together a four-fight winning streak which included a TKO victory over former title holder Junior dos Santos.
Jairzinho Rozenstruik confident he'll KO Curtis Blaydes at UFC 266: 'Any mistakes he makes will be the end of the fight'
Cole Shelton - September 21, 2021
Curtis Blaydes isn't "overly impressed" by Jairzinho Rozenstruik, expects to "put him away" at UFC 266
Cole Shelton - July 5, 2021
Curtis Blaydes wasn’t too impressed with Jairzinho Rozenstruik’s win over Augusto Sakai. Ahead of Rozenstruik-Sakai, Blaydes said he knew he would face the winner so he was paying close attention to it. Although Rozenstruik got the first-round stoppage win he says he wasn’t impressed by Rozenstruik or his technique.
Curtis Blaydes vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik added to UFC 266
Adam D Martin - June 15, 2021
An important heavyweight bout between Curtis Blaydes and Jairzinho Rozenstruik has been added to this fall’s UFC 266 pay-per-view card. MMAFighting.com first reported that Blaydes vs. Rozenstruik will take place at UFC 266, which takes place on September 25 at a location that has yet to be determined. The main event for the card is scheduled to be UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz vs. Glover Teixeira for 205lbs gold. Also expected to take place on the card is a matchup between UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski and Brian Ortega.
Curtis Blaydes on Derrick Lewis loss: "Nine out of ten times I think I smash him"
Cole Shelton - March 22, 2021
Curtis Blaydes has opened up on his loss to Derrick Lewis. Back on February 20, Blaydes and Lewis were finally set to fight after years of trash-talking one another. In the lead-up to the fight, many expected Blaydes to use his wrestling to control the fight. However, that was far from the case as the first-round was a kickboxing fight which Blaydes won. Yet, in the second round, as Blaydes went for a takedown, Lewis landed a perfectly timed uppercut that KO’d Blaydes.
Curtis Blaydes releases statement following nasty knockout loss to Derrick Lewis at UFC Vegas 19
Adam D Martin - February 23, 2021
UFC heavyweight contender Curtis Blaydes released a statement following his nasty knockout loss to Derrick Lewis at Saturday’s UFC Vegas 19. Blaydes was a massive betting favorite heading into the UFC Vegas 19 main event against Lewis, and for the first round at least, he appeared to be the better fighter. Blaydes didn’t even need to use his wrestling in the first round as he was able to outstrike Lewis and take the first round. However, the second round would prove to be a different beast. After attempting a takedown, Lewis connected on a gigantic uppercut which knocked his opponent to the floor, where he landed two follow-up shots before the referee stepped in.
What's next for Derrick Lewis and Curtis Blaydes after UFC Vegas 19?
Cole Shelton - February 22, 2021
In the main event of UFC Vegas 19, a pivotal heavyweight bout headlined UFC Vegas 19 as Curtis Blaydes took on Derrick Lewis. In the lead-up to the fight, many thought Blaydes would use his wrestling to control the fight and win a clear-cut decision or get a late stoppage. However, when “Razor” did shoot, Lewis stuffed the takedowns and scored a second-round KO win.
Derrick Lewis explains why he wants to fight Alistair Overeem next: "He's turned me down four times already"
Adam Martin - February 21, 2021
UFC heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis explained why he wants to fight Alistair Overeem, accusing “The Reem” of turning him down four times. Lewis brutally knocked out Curtis Blaydes in the main event of UFC Vegas 19, picking up the victory as a massive +350 betting underdog. It’s a huge win over Lewis over the No. 2 ranked heavyweight in the UFC and it should push him closer to getting a title shot. However, the title is not what Lewis is striving for next. Instead, he called out Overeem for his next fight. Overeem is, of course, a teammate of the Elevation Fight Team and also one of the top-10 ranked heavyweights in the world. Following the win, Lewis explained why he wants to fight Overeem despite him getting knocked out by Alexander Volkov.