UFC Free Fight: Frank Mir Subs Tank Abbott
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:30:00 -0500
Frank Mir was known in the early days of his UFC career for his stunning submissions against many of the old guard. Case in point, check out this submission victory over Tank Abbott at UFC 41.
UFC on FOX 12 Medical Suspensions: Matt Brown Out Up to Six Months
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:00:34 -0500
Robbie Lawler landed a UFC welterweight title shot at UFC on FOX 12 on Saturday night, while Matt Brown landed on the medically suspended list, facing the possibility of being out of work for up to six months.
UFC 183: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz Fight Card Rumors
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:54:13 -0500
UFC 183 fight card rumors and start times for January 31, 2015, in Las Vegas.
Anderson Silva Returns to Meet Nick Diaz in Middleweight Clash at UFC 183
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:50:01 -0500
The rumors were true: Anderson Silva will face Nick Diaz in his UFC return on Jan. 31.
Marlon Moraes Set for First Title Defense at WSOF 13 Against Josh Hill
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:45:44 -0500
Marlon Moraes will defend his bantamweight title for the first time at World Series of Fighting 13 against Josh Hill.
Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz Signed for Early 2015
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:28:53 -0500
Anderson Silva wanted it. Nick Diaz wanted it. Dana White wanted it. Fans wanted it. And now it is a done deal. Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz has been signed for early 2015.
Page Says Henry Cejudo Dodged Him, Didn’t Have Tough Fights Before UFC Signing
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:34:30 -0500
Damacio Page gets it.
Cub Swanson Addresses Rumors of Potential Matchup with Frankie Edgar
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:11:05 -0500
Cub Swanson and Frankie Edgar were both victorious in their last outings, leaving them waiting for a shot at whoever emerges victorious from the impending Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes fight at UFC 179 on Oct 25.
Bobby Green and Jorge Masvidal Square Off at UFC 178 After Quick Turn from Victories
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:27:22 -0500
Bobby Green and Jorge Masvidal are wasting no time after both were successful at Saturday’s UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose, Calif. They’ve already agreed to step into the cage with one another.
Joe Riggs Injured in Gun Accident, Out of UFC Fight Night Clash with Paulo Thiago
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:20:54 -0500
Joe Riggs was injured in a firearm accident at his Arizona home on Monday night, resulting in his withdrawal from a UFC Fight Night bout against Paulo Thiago in Brazil on Sept. 13.
David Branch to Defend Middleweight Belt Against Yushin Okami at WSOF 15
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:00:33 -0500
David Branch will defend his newly acquired World Series of Fighting middleweight title against Yushin Okami at WSOF 15.
UFC Fight Night ‘Silva vs. Arlovski’ Gets Hallman-Tibau, ‘Pepey’-Johnson Bouts
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:01:10 -0500
UFC Fight Night “Silva vs. Arlovski” is now set to feature Brazil’s Gleison Tibau against Piotr Hallman at lightweight, and Godofredo Castro versus Dashon Johnson at featherweight.
Joe Riggs Out Of UFC Fight Night 51 After Accidentally Shooting Himself With Pistol
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:29:04 -0500
Joe Riggs was supposed to return to the UFC for the first time since 2006 at UFC Fight Night 51 on Sept. 13, but has been forced out of the bout after a firearm accident in his home on Monday.
Dennis Siver Returns From Suspension, Faces Robert Whiteford at UFC Fight Night 53
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:25:34 -0500
A featherweight match-up between Dennis Siver and Robert Whiteford has been added to the UFC Fight Night 53 Fight Card in Stockholm.
Marcos Rogerio ‘Pezao’ Waiting for UFC Call, Planning to Train with Chael Sonnen
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:11:21 -0500
With an extensive record of 81 kickboxing bouts, 15 boxing bouts and 17 MMA bouts, Marcos Rogerio “Pezao” de Lima entered “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3” as a favorite in the heavyweight division.
Nick Diaz Looking to Make Another Title Run with New UFC Deal (Video)
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:00:02 -0500
Nick Diaz is back in the UFC and he sat down with UFC.com for an exclusive interview. Hear him talk about a potential fight with Anderson Silva, how he got into fighting and much more.
UFC on FOX 12 Fight Motion: Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown Throw Down in Super Slo-Mo
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:22:36 -0500
The UFC's Fight Motion Cam captured the five-round slugfest between Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown, as well as all of the other action from Saturday's UFC on FOX 12: Lawler vs. Brown.
Jorge Masvidal-Bobby Green Lightweight Tilt Official for UFC 178 in Las Vegas
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:00:46 -0500
UFC on Fox 12 wound up being a very good evening for both Jorge Masvidal and Bobby Green. The two lightweights walked away with different versions of decision victories and have now been booked to fight each other.
Dennis Siver Returns from Suspension, Faces Whiteford at UFC Fight Night on Oct. 4
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:35:23 -0500
Dennis Siver will face Robert Whiteford at UFC Fight Night in Sweden when Siver returns from a nine-month Nevada Athletic Commission-mandated suspension this fall.
Report: Ronda Rousey ‘Highly Likely’ to be Focal Point in Rumored UFC Uniform Deal
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:24:12 -0500
If and when the Ultimate Fighting Championship adopts a uniform policy for its athletes, bantamweight queen Ronda Rousey is likely to be at the forefront of such a deal.
UFC Bangor Free Fight Video: Ryan Bader Takes the Win from Overweight Rampage
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:30:41 -0500
Ryan Bader is set to headline UFC Bangor in a fight against Ovince St. Preux, but first, check out how he dominated an overweight Rampage Jackson at UFC 144.
Source: Bellator MMA Inks Dream Veteran Hideo Tokoro
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:43:05 -0500
Bellator MMA has added Japanese mixed martial arts veteran Hideo Tokoro to its roster, Sherdog.com has learned from a source close to the negotiations.
UFC ‘Actively Engaged in Conversations’ for Fighter Uniforms, Ronda Rousey Likely ‘the Face’
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:00:41 -0500
UFC fighters may not have required uniforms, but the day is apparently coming when they will. If and when uniforms arrive, Ronda Rousey is likely to be "the face" of the deal.
UFC on Fox 12 Medical Suspensions: Matt Brown, Three Others Face 6-Month Layoff
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:06:04 -0500
Five rounds in the UFC will take a toll on a fighter’s body, but 25 minutes between Matt Brown and Robbie Lawler left the two competitors in opposing positions following UFC on Fox 12.
The Comeback of Dominick Cruz
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:00:00 -0500
Siver Returns in Oct. vs Whiteford
Riggs Forced Out of Thiago Bout
Green-Masvidal is on for UFC 178
Urijah Faber to Meet Masanori Kanehara at UFC Fight Night Japan
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:13:11 -0500
A bantamweight bout between division standout Urijah Faber and promotional newcomer Masanori Kanehara has been added to UFC Fight Night Japan, MMAWeekly.com confirmed with sources on Monday.
Israeli UFC Fighter Noad Lahat is Heading Home to Fight for His Family and to Fight for Peace
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:26:51 -0500
We put a lot of importance on athletic endeavors, but Israeli UFC fighter Noad Lahat is going home to fight a bigger fight; the fight for peace, the fight for his family.
Nick Diaz UFC Video: ‘Anderson Silva, I Think That Would Be A Great Fight’
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:25:52 -0500
UFC star Nick Diaz signed a contract extension on July 24 at Zuffa headquarters. He then sat down with UFC.com to talk about his future.
Urijah Faber-Masanori Kanehara Added to UFC Fight Night ‘Hunt vs. Nelson’ Main Card
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:37:25 -0500
Urijah Faber will welcome onetime Sengoku champion Masanori Kanehara to the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Sept. 20.
Video: The Rise of Ronda Rousey and Her Impact on Women’s MMA
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:01:40 -0500
And how high can Ronda Rousey go? ESPNW's Nine for IX takes an inside look at that fight and how Rousey's ascension is paving the way for female fighters.
UFC on FOX 12 Fighter Salaries: Robbie Lawler Top Payroll En Route to Another Title Shot
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:45:38 -0500
Not surprisingly, "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler topped the UFC on FOX 12 payroll en route to earning another shot at the UFC welterweight championship.
Having Won His Fight, Bobby Green Delves into Grieving His Murdered Brother (UFC Video)
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:30:31 -0500
UFC fighter Bobby Green won his bout against Josh Thomson, but as important as that victory was, it also signaled time for Green to delve into the loss of his murdered brother.
Robbie Lawler on Johny Hendricks: ‘I Just Need to Take the Fight to Him’ (UFC on FOX 12 Video)
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:00:32 -0500
After a five-round battle with Matt Brown, Robbie Lawler can now look forward to another shot at UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks.
UFC Veteran Nam Phan Set for Pancrase Debut Oct. 5 in Tokyo
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:52:25 -0500
Two weeks after making a successful post-UFC debut, Nam Phan has signed on to compete for long-running Japanese organization Pancrase.
UFC Fighter Noad Lahat’s Appearance on CNN, Talking About Fighting for Israel (Video)
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:30:38 -0500
After UFC fighter Noad Lahat dedicated his UFC on FOX 12 victory to bringing peace to the world, he joined CNN to talk about part of his effort is going home to fight with the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Noad Lahat Happy for UFC on FOX 12 Victory, Now Going Home for a Real Fight in Israel (Video)
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:00:39 -0500
Noad Lahat talks about how this was very difficult training for his fight while his family was getting bombed in Israel. He also talks about how he will go fight for his country.
UFC 178 Media Tour Headed to Vegas and L.A.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:00:00 -0500
Rankings: Green, Bermudez Soar After Big Wins
Incredibly Smooth: The Best of Benson Henderson
Jose Aldo-Chad Mendes Featherweight Title Rematch Targeted for UFC 179 in Brazil
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:48:53 -0500
The featherweight title rematch between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes will likely take place at an event in Brazil this October.
Ryan Couture Signs with Bellator, ‘Thrilled to Work with Scott Coker Again’
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 19:20:10 -0500
After two consecutive wins with regional promotion BattleGrounds MMA, Ryan Couture has signed a contract with Bellator.
Fighters React To Robbie Lawler’s UFC on FOX 12 Unanimous Decision Over Matt Brown Via Twitter
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:32:51 -0500
Following Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown’s five-round war at UFC on Fox 12 in San Jose on Saturday, fighters and industry notables reacted to Lawler’s unanimous decision win via Twitter.
Anthony Johnson Wants to Fight “Everybody” (UFC on FOX 12 Video)
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:30:39 -0500
Anthony Johnson talks about his stunningly quick finish of Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, and then puts the entire UFC light heavyweight division on notice.
UFC on Fox 12 Salaries: Lawler ($210K), ‘Minotoro’ ($114K), Johnson ($106K) Top Earners
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 08:12:12 -0500
Robbie Lawler took home the largest potential payday at UFC on Fox 12.
Robbie Lawler Looking To Do More in Upcoming UFC Title Rematch with Johny Hendricks
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 07:07:19 -0500
Robbie Lawler is looking to do more to earn more in his upcoming rematch with Johny Hendricks.
UFC on Fox 12 Results: ‘Lawler vs. Brown’ Play-by-Play & Updates
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 05:17:12 -0500
Sherdog.com reports from SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., with live UFC on Fox 12 “Lawler vs. Brown” results and play-by-play.
Fight Night San Jose Musings
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 05:00:00 -0500
Aldo-Mendes 2 Heads to Rio
Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes 2 Headed to Brazil, Headlines UFC 179
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 04:17:33 -0500
UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will return from injury and defend his title against Chad Mendes at UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro, UFC President Dana White announced on Saturday.
UFC on FOX 12 Fight Highlights Video: Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 04:12:38 -0500
Watch the highlights from the Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown main event fight at UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose, Calif., which took place on Saturday, July 26, at the SAP Center.
Boxing News: ‘GGG’ Golovkin Remains Perfect with Destruction of Geale
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 03:44:12 -0500
Australian Daniel Geale was in the minority in that he was convinced he’d topple the unbeaten wrecking machine that is Gennady “GGG” Golovkin.
Matt Brown Transported to Hospital Following Loss to Robbie Lawler at UFC on Fox 12
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 03:36:01 -0500
Matt Brown went all in against Robbie Lawler at UFC on Fox 12 on Saturday, so much so that he wound up being transported to the hospital following the main event.
Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin vs. Daniel Geale: Boxing Play-by-Play & Live Updates
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 03:13:12 -0500
Sherdog.com reports from Madison Square Garden in Manhattan, N.Y., with live HBO Boxing play-by-play as Daniel “The Real Deal” Geale collides with Gennady “GGG” Golovkin.
UFC on Fox 12 Bonuses: Lawler, Brown, ‘Rumble,’ Bermudez Net $50K Awards
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 02:59:57 -0500
Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown carried an enormous amount of hype into their UFC on Fox 12 main event, and the top-10 welterweights were able to deliver.
Robbie Lawler Notches Decision, Downs Matt Brown in UFC on Fox 12 Headliner
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 02:51:12 -0500
It appears as though Robbie Lawler will get his rematch.
Following UFC on Fox 12 Win, Jorge Masvidal Wants Fight with Donald Cerrone Next
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 01:11:12 -0500
Jorge Masvidal weathered a knockdown in the first round of his UFC on Fox 12 bout against Daron Cruickshank to score a unanimous decision victory.
Kyle Kingsbury Retires Following Devastating Loss to Pat Cummins at UFC on Fox 12
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:16:41 -0500
Kyle Kingsbury returned to the Octagon at UFC on Fox 12 against Pat Cummins in what was likely a do-or-die situation. Over the course of 15 minutes, Cummins brutalized Kingsbury with his high level of wrestling en route to a unanimous decision victory.
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