AUCKLAND, New Zealand – In a battle of housemates from “The Ultimate Fighter: Nations,” it was Vik Grujic who got his first UFC win with a big TKO. Filed under: News, UFC more
SAN ANTONIO – In a fight that was as furious as it was fast, Cody Gibson came back from the brink of defeat to notch a first-round TKO of Johnny Bedford at the 0:38 mark of Round 1 – though the ending was not without some controversy.Filed under: News, UFC more
LAS VEGAS – Derrick Lewis again proved he is a wrecking ball with fists as he took out highly touted prospect Guto Inocente in the first round.Filed under: News, UFC more
That was uncomfortable. The main event of tonight's (Sun., July 6, 2014) The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, featured legendary former Lightweight Champion BJ Penn getting one more cracking at solving a puzzle that has baffled him twice before in Frankie Edgar. This time, he would do so in his first career bout contested at 145-pounds.
This also may or may not have served as his retirement fight.
If so, he went out on the lowest note possi more
The corner of Juan Manuel Lopez called an end to the bout after Francisco Vargas punished Lopez in the third round of their bout on the undercard of Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara.
There's no denying Juan Manuel Lopez's status as one of the more exciting fighters in recent years, but it's possible that the talk of a resurrected career following his stunning second round comeback KO over Daniel Ponce De Leon may have been a little much.
Lopez came into his undercard fight with Francisco Vargas more
The co-main event of tonight's (Tues., July 16, 2014) UFC Fight Night 45: "Cerrone vs. Miller" event at the Revel Hotel Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, featured Brazilian banger Edson Barboza taking on the always tough Evan Dunham.
Well, until he gets kicked in the liver.
In fairness, anyone would buckle if they had to take an uncontested kick straight to the stomach the way Dunham did. What was interesting about it was it didn't appear to land clean, instead "skimming" Dunham's midsection more
DUBLIN – Cody Donovan seemed to have turned the tide in his favor against Nikita Krylov in the first round. But with less than a minute left, when things went south, they went south quickly.Filed under: News, UFC more
Sometimes intelligent defense betrays a fighter's want to simply get out of the fight.
The lightweights kicked off the main card of today's (Sat., July 19, 2014) UFC Fight Night 46: "McGregor vs. Brandao" event at The O2 in Dublin, Ireland, as Norman Parke, undefeated inside the Octagon, welcomed back Naoyuki Kotani, who came in having won his last 13 fights.
The latter streak is over.
Kotani's game plan was clear early. His punches weren't about doing damage so much as a setting him up for a ta more
The wait is almost over. more