Dominick Cruz’s extended hiatus could finally be reaching its end. more
For Dominick Cruz, a long and often frustrating three-year wait may finally be at an end.
According to Eric del Fierro, Cruz's head coach at Alliance MMA, the snakebitten former UFC bantamweight champion will be fully recovered from injury and ready to fight by August 30, 2014 at UFC 177, if the UFC's requires his services for the pay-per-view card -- although del Fierro noted that a September booking would be preferable.
MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani reported the news on Wednesday's edition o more
"The Dominator" looks to begin his road back to the title this fall.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz looks to finally make his long-awaited return to the Octagon this September, after sitting on the sidelines for nearly three years due to recurring problems with his injured ACL.
And "The Dominator" already has someone in his sights, as he looks to tango against former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) stablemate, Takeya Mizugaki.
Eric Del Fierro, Cr more
AUCKLAND, New Zealand – Nate Marquardt, Charles Oliveira, Gian Villante and Sean O’Connell each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 43 event.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more
Nate Marquardt and Charles Oliveira won performance bonuses for their submission victories, while Gian Villante and Sean O'Connell won 'Fight of the Night' honours for their curtain jerker fight. The UFC offered up another onslaught of fights on Saturday, starting with a New Zealand Fight Night card that took place well before the sun rises in North America. The headliner was a middleweight clash between former top contender Nate Marquardt and James Te Huna, while the co-main event was between S more
After finishes in six of the 10 bouts on the UFC Auckland fight card, UFC president Dana White said “it was a very tough night to pick” the post-fight award winners. more
Who brought home the extra bacon for their sizzle?
UFC Fight Night 43: "Te Huna vs. Marquardt" from The Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand, has officially wrapped, which means it's time for those select fighters who went above and beyond in their respective fights to get a little extra grease for their efforts.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) dished out its standard post-fight monetary bonuses to four of the 20 fighters on the card, and it's probably no surprise who's heading home with a more
The return to middleweight was a fruitful one for Nate Marquardt. In addition to getting the first round submission win in the main event at UFC Fight Night 43 over James Te Huna, Marquardt pocketed $50,000 in a Performance of the Night bonus.
Marquardt was never much in trouble, dominating Te Huna for much of the round before securing an armbar as Te Huna pushed through a mount escape. Te Huna drops to 16-8 in MMA while Marquardt rises to 33-13-2.
Also claiming bonuses - and $50,000 each - were more
Charles “do Bronx” Oliveira showed once again that he has one of the most dangerous ground games in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. more