In the 197 pound quarterfinals of the 2006 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship, current UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman defeated future UFC light heavyweight contender Ryan Bader in a wild 10-7 match. Bloody Elbow has acquired rare footage of this match.
In the quarterfinals of the 2006 NCAA Wrestling Championships, Hofstra's unranked and unseeded Chris Weidman pulled off a shocking upset of Arizona State's returning All-American Ryan Bader. Weidman won an action-packed match to advan more
A look at the August 16th UFC Fight Night in Maine, which features Ryan Bader and Ovince St. Preux in the main event.
Believe it or not, the UFC has never been to Maine before. That will all change on August 16th, as they head to Bangor for a Fight Night card to be televised on Fox Sports 1. Ryan Bader takes the main event honors against Ovince St. Preux in a battle of top 10 light heavyweights.
The co-main event is, and this is not a typo, Tim Boetsch versus Brad Tavares. Both men are coming of more
Ronda Rousey was already widely heralded as UFC's most dangerous woman before her bout with Alexis Davis on Saturday night from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, but after her decisive 16-second victory at UFC 175, she simply looked terrifying.
The armbar has been Rousey's instrument of destruction for the majority of her UFC career. Of her current 10-0 record, her first eight victories came on the ground via submission.
Not only that, but Rousey is no stranger to short fights, according to ESPN Stats more
ATLANTIC CITY – Gleison Tibau had to know he was in for a full night of work against a career grinder like Pat Healy, and he evidently came prepared.Filed under: News, UFC more
DUBLIN – Trevor Smith and Tor Troeng spent 15 minutes wrestling for momentum in close quarters, slogging through a grinder of a fight.Filed under: News, UFC more
They call them the Fighting Irish for a reason.
Boston-born Dubliner Cathal Penrded first electrified the sellout crowd at the O2 Arena on Saturday with his Octagon walkout. Then the middleweight brought them to his feet again during the fight, as he shook off a 10-8 first round and submitted Mike King at 3:33 of the second at UFC Fight Night 46.
"This is all about believing in yourself and working hard," said Pendred. "This is where it pays off." More Coverage: UFC Fight Night 46 Results | UFC more
A raucous, partisan crowd in Dublin, Ireland welcomed Conor McGregor to his first UFC main event, but would it be a successful one?
The UFC's first trip to Ireland was headlined by countryman and local superstar Conor McGregor against TUF 14 winner Diego Brandao. Fireworks were expected, a supremely loud crowd was on hand to witness this big featherweight fight at the O2 Arena in Dublin.
In a wild first 30 seconds, both men showed off their striking creativity as they flashed spinning kicks and more
Conor McGregor carried the weight of the expectations of his entire country into the Octagon with him on Saturday at Dublin's O2 Arena.
But if the bombastic Irish featherweight was nervous, he never showed it. McGregor fed off one of the most raucous atmospheres in UFC history and finished former Ultimate Fighter champion Diego Brandao in the main event of UFC Fight Night 46.
"I said I was going to put him away in the first round," said McGregor (15-2). "I put him away in the first round."
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