In what was the biggest fight of his career, the Inland Empire's Bobby Green proved that he is ready to contend in the UFC's lightweight division. Green won a very close split decision victory over longtime MMA veteran, Josh Thomson.
The score cards were 29-28, 28-29, 29-28 in Green's favor.
The first fight on the UFC on FOX 12 main card took place primarily on the feet, with Green holding the center of the cage and stalking, while Thomson circled found offense from the middle. The 27-year old G more
Top welterweight prospect Gunnar Nelson took on Zak Cummings in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Brandao in Dublin, Ireland.
The last time Zak Cummings fought in the UFC, he ended the undefeated streak of Yan Cabral. Tonight in Dublin, Ireland he had the chance to do that again versus Icelandic standout and grappling wizard Gunnar Nelson in the night's co-main event.
In round 1, the two combatants spent their time largely in a striking battle. Nelson, placed in his usual karate more
Edson Barboza would be riding a five-fight win streak if it wasn’t for a "mistake" against Donald Cerrone.
Barboza wants another shot at fellow top 10 lightweight Cerrone inside the Octagon, and he feels he deserves one after stopping Evan Dunham in the first round at UFC Fight Night 45.
"My goal is to fight the best," Barboza told MMAFighting.com. "Every time I fight I feel more prepared. After my fight with Cerrone, I realized I’m at their same level. I can easily fight anyone (at the top 10). more
Robbie Lawler on Thursday spoke with the UFC on FOX 12 media in San Jose, Calif., about his past and present in the UFC, his fight with Matt Brown, and more. more
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Turns out the barista can actually fight.
Patrick Cummins made Kyle Kingsbury's hometown fight one to forget on Saturday. The SoCal-based fighter, who is most remembered for his spectacle of a fight against Daniel Cormier at UFC 170, made it look easy Saturday at UFC on FOX 12 at the SAP Center.
Cummins was rarely threatened in the light heavyweight fight, as the Reign MMA fighter won via unanimous decision, winning on scores of 30-27, 30-25, and 30-24.
With the victory, Cummi more
Robbie Lawler has put in almost 13 full rounds against top-10 opposition in the past four months.
In 2014, mind you This isn't the prehistoric days of MMA, when SEG would take pretty much anyone in on off the street and let them fight in the UFC.
No, this is 2014, when all the opponents are killers. And Lawler has put in more rounds against ranked opposition, sluggers one and all, over the span of 133 days, than your typical top-tier fighter will fight in a year and a half.
If that doesn't tell more
After toppling Matt Brown in the main event of UFC on FOX 12: “Lawler vs. Brown,” which took place this past Saturday night (July 26, 2014) from inside SAP Center in San Jose, California, we take a look at Lawler’s next fight, and if he can get the job done the second time around. It may not have been the breathtaking performance you were expecting, but Robbie Lawler got the job done against Matt Brown to earn a second crack at the welterweight title.
"Ruthless" won a five-round decision against more
UFC Featherweight Dennis Bermudez revealed following his UFC on FOX 12 win over Clay Guida that he believed his 7-fight win streak warranted a title shot against the division's champ.
With the third longest active win streak on the UFC roster, Dennis Bermudez believes it is just a matter of time before he is handed a title shot for his efforts.
The TUF veteran is coming off a fantastic second round submission victory over the durable Clay Guida, which put him at seven consecutive wins since losi more
Five rounds in the UFC will take a toll on a fighter’s body, but 25 minutes between Matt Brown and Robbie Lawler left the two competitors in opposing positions following UFC on Fox 12. more