Both Rick Story and Leonardo Mafra are looking for redemption when they square off at UFC Fight Night 45 on Wednesday night (July 16, 2014) from Atlantic City, New Jersey. What's it's going to take for each fighter to pull off a potentially job-saving victory? Read our fight preview to find out!
This Wednesday night (July 16, 2014) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweights Rick Story and Leonardo Mafra will go to war on the main card of UFC Fight Night 45, airing live at 9 p.m. ET on FO more
Rick Story knows the value of wins and losses within the UFC's Octagon. On Wednesday, the fighter known as “The Horror” will step into the cage for fight No. 16. He's an athlete that's put together a string of impressive performances but has recently looked very subpar.
Coming into his fight with Leonardo Mafra Teixeira, it's imperative the one-time welterweight contender puts on a display that leaves the fans and UFC matchmakers clamoring to see more of “The Horror” in action.
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The UFC is a dangerous place.
It's a proving ground for the toughest, most skilled martial artists on Earth. If you're not one of the 500 baddest dudes (or dudettes) on the globe, you probably have no business being there.
A direct result of that is that there are no nights off. While some leagues or sports may boast that, it is very much a reality in the UFC. When you enter the cage, the individual across from you has all the tools required to break your jaw or separate you from your senses.
Examining Rick Story’s UFC career thus far, two attributes that stand out are his toughness and his ability to go hard against top-level foes. 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
Once thought to be the future of the UFC welterweight division, Rick Story was in need of a win over Leonardo Mafra at last night's (Wed., July 16, 2014) UFC Fight Night 45 event from Atlantic City, New Jersey. "The Horror" proved to be just that for "Macarrao." Check out our breakdown of Story's rebound win below!
Last night (Wed., July 16, 2014) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweights Leonardo Mafra and Rick Story faced off on the main card of UFC Fight Night 45 from Revel Casino in more
Watch highlights from the Rick Story vs. Leonardo Mafra fight at UFC Fight Night 45 in Atlantic City, which took place on Wednesday, July 16, at Revel Resorts. more
ATLANTIC CITY – Born and raised in Washington, UFC welterweight Rick Story is proud to call the Pacific Northwest home. But "The Horror" believes a change of scenery may have provided him with just the edge he needs to climb back into the welterweight rankings. more