Well, that didn't take long.
Nate Marquardt was on a Middleweight mission from God to get back on the winning track after losing three straight Welterweight matches.
Marquardt tooled James Te Huna -- a former Light Heavyweight who was making his 185-pound debut -- earlier this morning (June 28, 2014) in the main event of UFC Fight Night 43, which took place at The Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand.
It all started with a gut-busting knee from Marquardt to the belly early more
LAS VEGAS - Alex Caceres decided to aim high a couple months back and call out popular Urijah Faber for a fight.
Faber was only too happy to oblige, and Saturday night the veteran taught the upstart a few lessons. "The California Kid" rebounded from his loss to then-bantamweight champion Renan Barao in February and defeated Caceres at UFC 175 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center.
A rear-naked choke submission give the former WEC featherweight champ the win at 1:09 of the third round.
"He's very tou more
The preliminary card of tonight's (Sat., July 5, 2014) UFC 175: "Weidman vs. Machida" event at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, closed with former WEC kingpin Urijah Faber battling Alex Caceres in a sort of main event for the "free" portion of the card.
Faber claimed he wanted this position because it would give him more exposure.
Well, he got it, and he made the most of it.
"The California Kid" put the pressure on early, working for a quick takedown. Caceres avoided it for a more
Bantamweights Urijah Faber and Alex Caceres took part in a surprisingly competitive fight before the “California Kid” secured the victory in the third round. The preliminary portion of the UFC 175 fight card concluded with an entertaining collision between bantamweights Urijah Faber and Alex Caceres. It was a fight that outraged fans for not being a part of the Pay-Per-View broadcast, but hardly any complained once it was over.
The early moments of the contest were quite telling, as Faber strugg more
Photos from today's event can be found here.
11 July 2014 - TAIPEI: ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC), Asia's largest Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) organization with a 90 percent market share, impressed the sold-out crowd in attendance at the NTU Sports Center in Taipei, exciting the city with a dazzling display of intense, world-class mixed martial arts action. In the main event of the evening, Eric ‘The Natural' Kelly of the Philippines turned in a tremendous technical performance, defeating Austr more
Eric Kelly had a successful return, with a very entertaining scrap against Rob Lisita that netted him a $50,000 bonus.
Eric Kelly returned to headline ONE FC 18 after an 18-month layoff due to contractual issues. The Filipino made the most out of his opportunity as he submitted Rob Lisita after a grueling back and forth affair that saw a bloodied Kelly display massive heart.
Both men pushed the pace and traded shots often and early, with Kelly suffering what seems to be a broken nose that made t more
That was a slick submission. Rick Story's long strange trip through the UFC continued on the main card of tonight's (Wed., July 16, 2014) UFC Fight Night 45: "Cerrone vs. Miller" event at the Revel Hotel Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, when he took on Leonardo Mafra in welterweight action.
He's back on the upswing thanks to a second round submission victory.
Story came out firing shots but that proved a troubling strategy when Mafra drilled him with multiple hard shots that stopped Rick in more
ATLANTIC CITY – Rick Story had to walk through a couple punches on his way into the first takedown of the fight against Leonardo Mafra . Hopefully Mafra savored the moment, because it was just about the last offense he’d mount on the night.Filed under: News, UFC more
Tap, tap, tap!
The co-main event of today's (Sat., July 19, 2014) UFC Fight Night 46: "McGregor vs. Brandao" showcase on UFC Fight Pass from The O2 in Dublin, Ireland, featured Gunnar Nelson, undefeated in 13 career contests, against veteran fist flinger Zak Cummings, himself on a four-fight win streak.
The crowd was ridiculously hot for the former.
He rewarded them with a submission victory.
Gunnar had the right hand cocked and working early on. He may have been head hunting a bit but Cummings more