UFC on Fox 12 delivered on Saturday night.
Welterweights Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown capped off the evening with a thrilling five-round battle with a shot at Johny Hendricks' title on the line. It would be Lawler who got the nod on the scorecards, but it was an exciting fight that everyone could appreciate.
Anthony "Rumble" Johnson destroyed Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in the co-main event to put himself right in the mix in the light heavyweight title picture.
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Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey will both defend their titles at UFC 175 on Saturday night, according to an EA Sports UFC simulation released Tuesday.
Weidman will defend his UFC middleweight title against Lyoto Machida with a second-round TKO, while Rousey retained her UFC women's bantamweight title with a submission (armbar) in the second round.
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UFC Fight Night "Swanson vs. Stephens" averaged 704,000 viewers on Fox Sports 1 on Saturday night, according to a tvbythenumbers.com report. more
UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida quick results, live results and play-by-play on Saturday, July 5. The main event features Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida. more
UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida live results, live results and play-by-play on Saturday, July 5. The main event features Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida. more
World Series of Fighting produced its 11th event on Saturday afternoon, and it aired live and free on network television.
The four-fight main card was on NBC for the first time, and the action was headlined by a lightweight title bout between Justin Gaethje and Nick Newell.
It was a successful card for the promotion and a quality primer for the upcoming night of MMA action for fans. It was a fun appetizer before UFC 175 kicked off. Let's have a quick recap of the event from Daytona. Melvin Guill 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
On Saturday, the UFC went to Dublin, Ireland with a main event of Conor McGregor against Diego Brandao in the featherweight division.
There was a lot of buildup to this one, and fans knew that it was going to be an outstanding fight between two dangerous strikers.
McGregor was fighting in his hometown and had the crowd on his side in a big way. It took just about four minutes for him to deliver a huge win by TKO in front of the Dublin crowd.
He was ranked at No. 13 in the official UFC rankings c more