At UFC 175 on Saturday Night, Rob Font stormed onto the bantamweight scene with his first-round knockout of George Roop in the opening bout on the Fox Sports 1 prelims. The win gave the Team Sityodtong fighter his 10th straight victory and his third first-round finish of 2014. Roop was a legitimate test for Font in his first fight at 135 pounds. Roop has finished fighters like Chan Sung Jung, Brian Bowles and Josh Grispi and was the much taller fighter. Font typically closes the distance against more
On Saturday night at UFC 175, Ronda Rousey faced off against Alexis Davis in the co-main event with the women's bantamweight title on the line.
In just sixteen seconds, Rousey scored a knockout victory. That's insane.
Let's check out what we learned from the fight. What We'll Remember About This Fight
That Rousey defended her title in sixteen seconds. Like, come on.
She started it with a big right hand, followed it up with a knee, then landed a judo throw into side control with head control. Rou more
On Saturday night, Chris Weidman stepped in the cage looking to defend his middleweight title against the former light heavyweight champion, Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida.
After an intense, back-and-forth battle, which won Fight of the Night, Weidman was declared the winner by unanimous decision (49-45, 48-47, 49-46).
At the post-fight press conference, Dana White was asked about Weidman's next possible fight, and the name that White gave was another former light heavyweight champion, Vitor "The Ph more
That was the theme in Las Vegas on Saturday night at UFC 175 from the top of the card, right on down to the bottom.
Title holders got the last laugh, with Ronda Rousey downing the No. 2 fighter to hush any whispers of doubt and Chris Weidman surviving a surge from Lyoto Machida to quell the Anderson Silva "fluke" questions.
But before the co-main events, the trend was birthed by rising contenders with everything on the line. Three names in particular stuck out (it may have been four more
At UFC 175 on Saturday night, Chris Weidman retained the UFC Middleweight Championship in impressive fashion, taking a unanimous-decision win over challenger Lyoto Machida. It was a great performance for Weidman, who continues to build himself up as a star in the UFC.
Weidman, known for his impressive wrestling and grappling prowess, spent a majority of his time on the feet with Machida, where many people thought he'd be at a disadvantage. However, he won three or four rounds on all the judges' more
On Saturday, the UFC went to Dublin, Ireland with a main event of Conor McGregor against Diego Brandao in the featherweight division.
There was a lot of buildup to this one, and fans knew that it was going to be an outstanding fight between two dangerous strikers.
McGregor was fighting in his hometown and had the crowd on his side in a big way. It took just about four minutes for him to deliver a huge win by TKO in front of the Dublin crowd.
He was ranked at No. 13 in the official UFC rankings c more
The Irish were in fine voice in Dublin on Saturday night as they cheered their countrymen on to victory. Seasoned sports fans might know most or all of the songs and chants you hear at Irish sporting events; for those who don’t, here’s the official musical program from Saturday night in the stands. As expected the crowd at Dublin's 02 Arena was in fine voice on Saturday night. The arena was packed to the rafters, with 9,500 fans crammed in to witness several of their countrymen do battle.
On Saturday night at UFC on Fox 12, No. 5-ranked Anthony "Rumble" Johnson squared off against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in a light heavyweight matchup. Johnson was making his second appearance since returning to the UFC, following a unanimous-decision victory over Phil Davis in April.
Nogueira had won his last two straight, with a TKO over Tito Ortiz in December 2011 and a unanimous decision over Rashad Evans in February 2013. He had been dealing with injuries to his back and knee, which caused e more
At the UFC 175 weigh-ins, all 22 fighters taking part in Saturday night's UFC 175 fights will step on the scale Friday evening, and we'll have the live video here at MMAFighting.com.In the main event, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida will have to make the middleweight limit of 185 pounds.The UFC 175 weigh-in takes place at 7 p.m. ET at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, and the video is above.
Check out the UFC 175 weigh-in results below.Main card (PPV at 10 p. more