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
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At UFC 168, Anderson Silva broke his leg upon having one of his kicks checked by the current middleweight champion, Chris Weidman.
After undergoing surgery to repair the former champion’s left tibia and fibula and months of rehabilitation, one of Silva’s managers, Ed Soares, predicted the Brazilian's return. According to Elias Cepeda of Yahoo Sports, Soares stated: We won't see him (Silva) back any earlier than the end of this year or, most likely, the beginning of next year...There's always a c more
A move that would be "unhealthy."
A picture of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Alistair Overeem surfaced last week (see it) that featured a slimmer, trimmer "Demolition Man," one that had the mixed martial arts (MMA) community buzzing about a possible return to the light heavyweight division.
While Overeem admits he's dropped a couple of pounds -- in case he's called upon for a five-round fight -- he's not going to be giving up his muscle mass, because he likes to more
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Staying true to his word, light heavyweight Kyle Kingsbury retired following a one-sided loss to Patrick Cummins at UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose. Kingsbury, who was a cast member on The Ultimate Fighter 8, had said that he didn't want to hang around as an average fighter.
After being dominated by the wrestler Cummins on the scorecards (30-27, 30-25, 30-24), Kingsbury retired in a statement with the UFC backstage.
"I'm not sure if it was the time off or the fact his wrestling is so good, that I was more
Surging UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson absolutely steamrolled former PRIDE star Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC on Fox 12 last night, requiring a measly 44 seconds to put the Brazilian's lights out. As fight fans have come to expect, Rumble came out swinging with bad intentions from the opening bell and didn't stop until he landed some vicious uppercuts against the cage. The Blackzilians team standout has now rattled off eight consecutive victories (seven knockouts) since being more