[autotag]Chael Sonnen[/autotag] remained a fixture in the world of MMA news when the UFC and FOX released him on Monday following a second failed drug test. On Tuesday, UFC President Dana White spoke about the decision he and the UFC were faced with after learning of Sonnen's second failed test. more
The UFC president responds to prodigal Lightweight Nate Diaz' recent tweets bashing Cowboy Cerrone in predictable fashion.
Well this was predictable.
UFC president Dana White apparently heard about Nate Diaz' tweet this week bashing Donald Cerrone and has his usual pithy response.
First some background. Cerrone is headlining tonight's UFC Fight Night Atlantic City against Jim Miller. Diaz is holding out for higher pay from the UFC.
With that out of the way, here's Dana's quote from UFC.com: "Nat more
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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
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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