After an action-packed UFC Fight Night 46 event over the weekend (Sat., July 19 2014) in Dublin, Ireland, plenty of fighters are still feeling the buzz; however, Brad Pickett is likely suffering from the worst post-fight hangover after losing to Ian McCall in just his second flyweight fight. Another weekend of fisticuffs has come and gone as UFC Fight Night 46 blew the roof the O2 Arena (almost literally) this past weekend (Sat., July 19, 2014) in Dublin, Ireland.
Plenty of fighters were left li more
On Saturday night, the UFC middleweight title and women's bantamweight title are on the line in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event sees Lyoto Machida challenge Chris Weidman for the former, while Alexis Davis will challenge Ronda Rousey for the latter.
In addition, Stefan Struve will make his UFC return after being out for over a year, and Urijah Faber is fighting on the prelims for the first time in his UFC career.
Meanwhile, a few individuals may be fighting to remain with the company.
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After failing to wrest the belt from UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, former Olympian Sara McMann will face another champion in her next bout. more
Antonio Silva got the best of Andrei Arlovski under the Strikeforce banner in 2010. “Bigfoot” will apparently get the chance to do the same on his home soil this September. more
On Saturday night, UFC 175 took place in Las Vegas, Nevada, featuring a middleweight title fight between Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida, a women's bantamweight title fight between Ronda Rousey and Alexis Davis and more.
The whole card had solid fights from top to bottom, with both title fights being especially memorable even though they had wildly different outcomes.
Check out a recap of who won Fight Night bonuses and pocketed a little extra cash. Performance of the Night—No. 1: Ronda Rousey W more
The fantastic main event title fight between Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida won ‘Fight of the Night’ honours while Ronda Rousey and Rob Font won performance bonuses. Although UFC 175 looked underwhelming on paper, the evening churned out a variety of entertaining battles and impressive stoppages, many of which warranted the $50, 000 bonus.
Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida took part in a fascinating five round thriller that featured a back-and-forth competitive affair to send the crowd home happy more
With UFC 175 coming to a close late last night (Sat., July 5, 2014), featuring Chris Weidman's five-round unanimous decision win over Lyoto Machida to close the promotion's annual Independence Day pay-per-view (PPV) event -- UFC President Dana White gathered the cast and crew of "Weidman vs. Machida" inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, to break down all the mixed martial arts (MMA) action. Check it out in the video player above and for full UFC 175 results and play-by-play cl 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