Ronda Rousey once again proved to be the class of women's MMA Saturday night at UFC 175, as she defeated Alexis Davis to retain the UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship for the fourth time.
And it didn't even take her 20 seconds. As soon as the bell rang, Rousey wasted no time in judo tossing Davis to the mat and finishing her in 16 seconds. MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani tweeted the result: With the victory, Rousey is a perfect 10-0 with no real signs of slowing down. Davis was riding a five-fig more
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Despite a rocky start to their welterweight (kinda/sorta) showdown in "The Lone Star State," Kelvin Gastelum battled back in the second and third rounds to capture a unanimous decision win over Nicholas Musoke in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 44 (recap), which took place last Saturday night (June 28, 2014) on FOX Sports 1 from inside the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. For full results and fallout from the "Swanson vs. Stephens" event click here. more
Cezar Ferreira is back in the win column at the expense of Andrew Craig, after their bloody, three-round battle at UFC Fight Night 44: "Swanson vs. Stephens" on FOX Sports 1 last Saturday night (June 28, 2014) in San Antonio, Texas (recap). "Mutante" improves to 4-1 since graduating from The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): "Brazil" and already has his sights set on a CB Dollaway rematch. For more results and fallout from UFC Fight Night 44 click here. more
Okay, so it probably wasn't the most exciting main card fight to go down on FOX Sports 1 last Saturday night (June 28, 2014), but if you're interested in seeing how Ricardo Lamas overcame a very game Hacran Dias at UFC Fight Night 44 in San Antonio, Texas, check out their fight video highlights above, then head on over to our fight recap and analysis right here. For more results and fallout from "Swanson vs. Stephens" click here. more
It was slow rolling to start the second. Machida threw a front kick that missed before circling around again. Weidman pushed forward like his corner told him to because, well, they wont' score it for the Brazilian if he's moving away and avoiding offense.
So that's what the champion did, even doing some chasing so he could control the center of the cage. He landed with a hard right but Machida answered with a hard kick to the body.
"The Dragon" tried a leaping right hand but missed. Weidman came more
Neither fighter looked particularly tired to start the fourth. Machida fired off kicks to the body but Weidman was the Terminator in his pursuit of controlling the pace of the action, not to mention the positioning. He was making sure it always looked as though Lyoto was bailing out while he was coming in.
Even when "The Dragon" was connecting, and he was early on here.
Weidman dipped low for a takedown but the Brazilian expertly avoided it. Back standing, he landed a hard left hook. Weidman sta more
MMA is fun again.
Chris Weidman finally got the chance to prove his victories over Anderson Silva in consecutive middleweight title fights weren't a fluke when he defended his strap against Lyoto Machida in the main event of UFC 175 tonight (Sat., July 5, 2014) at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
After a "Fight of the Year" contender, I think it's safe to say MMA fans believe him.
Because he was fighting Machida, the action was slow early, neither fighter able to land anythin more
From the very beginning, Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida was a legacy-making fight. Weidman had the chance to cement himself, beyond any doubt, as the greatest middleweight in MMA. Machida, meanwhile, had the opportunity to establish himself as the UFC's third two-division champion, behind only MMA legends BJ Penn and Randy Couture, and stake a claim as one of MMA's all-time greats.
For three rounds, the fight wasn't even remotely competitive. Weidman took "The Dragon" down with little effort, t more