On Saturday night at UFC on Fox 12, No. 5-ranked Anthony "Rumble" Johnson squared off against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in a light heavyweight matchup. Johnson was making his second appearance since returning to the UFC, following a unanimous-decision victory over Phil Davis in April.
Nogueira had won his last two straight, with a TKO over Tito Ortiz in December 2011 and a unanimous decision over Rashad Evans in February 2013. He had been dealing with injuries to his back and knee, which caused e more
We're in for quite an event on Saturday night from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, as two titles are on the line at UFC 175.
The main card puts the UFC middleweight title and women's UFC bantamweight title up for grabs, as Chris Weidman will look to continue his dominance in his weight class and Ronda Rousey attempts to keep her unbeaten streak alive against Alexis Davis.
With those two fights, plus another three on the evening's main card, expect to see some fireworks from a bevy of talent inside th more
On Saturday night, former WEC featherweight champion, Urijah Faber, faced off against a veteran of Season 12 of The Ultimate Fighter, Alex Caceres.
Faber controlled the majority of the fight with his pressure in the clinch and on the ground. He also scored many takedowns throughout the fight.
Then in the third round, he was able to take Caceres' back off one of those takedowns and lock in the rear-naked choke. Let's check out what we learned from the bantamweight fight. What We'll Remember About more
On Saturday night at UFC 175, Ronda Rousey faced off against Alexis Davis in the co-main event with the women's bantamweight title on the line.
In just sixteen seconds, Rousey scored a knockout victory. That's insane.
Let's check out what we learned from the fight. What We'll Remember About This Fight
That Rousey defended her title in sixteen seconds. Like, come on.
She started it with a big right hand, followed it up with a knee, then landed a judo throw into side control with head control. Rou more
On Saturday night, UFC 175 went down in Las Vegas, Nevada, with a main event featuring a middleweight title fight between Chris Weidman and former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida.
The co-main event had "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey looking to defend her women's bantamweight title against Alexis Davis for the fourth time.
A heavyweight fight between Stefan Struve and Matt Mitrione was cancelled when Struve fainted backstage, per Fox Sports' Damon Martin.
Rounding out the card was a middleweight f more
On Saturday night, Chris Weidman stepped in the cage looking to defend his middleweight title against the former light heavyweight champion, Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida.
After an intense, back-and-forth battle, which won Fight of the Night, Weidman was declared the winner by unanimous decision (49-45, 48-47, 49-46).
At the post-fight press conference, Dana White was asked about Weidman's next possible fight, and the name that White gave was another former light heavyweight champion, Vitor "The Ph more
That was the theme in Las Vegas on Saturday night at UFC 175 from the top of the card, right on down to the bottom.
Title holders got the last laugh, with Ronda Rousey downing the No. 2 fighter to hush any whispers of doubt and Chris Weidman surviving a surge from Lyoto Machida to quell the Anderson Silva "fluke" questions.
But before the co-main events, the trend was birthed by rising contenders with everything on the line. Three names in particular stuck out (it may have been four more
UFC 175 has come and gone, and it was a great pay-per-view. With such an important show, it was important that each and every fighter made a good showing for themselves, even if it came in defeat.
Most fans are focusing on the co-main events, in which Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey defended their titles against Lyoto Machida and Alexis Davis, respectively. For Rousey, it was merely another in a line of imperious victories, while Weidman fought back much more resistance from his challenger, argua more
At UFC 175 on Saturday night, Chris Weidman retained the UFC Middleweight Championship in impressive fashion, taking a unanimous-decision win over challenger Lyoto Machida. It was a great performance for Weidman, who continues to build himself up as a star in the UFC.
Weidman, known for his impressive wrestling and grappling prowess, spent a majority of his time on the feet with Machida, where many people thought he'd be at a disadvantage. However, he won three or four rounds on all the judges' more