SAN ANTONIO – After 58 fights during a 17-year pro career and recent wins over the likes of Jeff Monson and Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic, Oleksiy Oliynyk finally added a UFC victory to his resume.Filed under: News, UFC more
UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is the newest member of the Reebok family. Pettis confirmed the deal to MMAFighting.com on Monday. The young titleholder will now join fellow mixed martial artists Johny Hendricks and Rampage Jackson as fighters to secure sponsorships with the blue-chip sneaker and apparel company.
"It's cool that they chose me," Pettis said. "I'm sure they had a lot of guys they could've chose from and they wanted to choose me. For me, it's an amazing opportunity.
"I defi more
According to Reebok executive John Lynch, the company wanted to partner with an athlete “who had explosive speed, and bold, confident style.” Enter Anthony Pettis.Filed under: News, UFC more
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A match-up of heavy hitting middleweights took place on the main card of tonight's (Sat., July 5, 2014) UFC 175: "Weidman vs. Machida" pay-per-view (PPV) at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, as former Ultimate Fighter contestants Uriah Hall and Thiago Santos met in the center of the cage to exchange leather.
It was fun.
They came out letting 'em fly, throwing spinning shit (shout out to Nick Diaz, or whatever), and trading punches in the pocket. Santos worked a lot of leg kick more
LAS VEGAS - Ever since he came up short on "The Ultimate Fighter 17" after a huge hype, Uriah Hall has had his heart questioned.
Saturday night, Hall silenced his doubters, hopefully for good.
Hall suffered a right foot injury, likely a broken toe, sometime during the first round of his middleweight fight against Thiago Santos at UFC 175 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center.
But Hall persevered in a tremendous display of heart and went through with the bout. He earned a unanimous decision, winning more
It doesn't take a doctor to see that something is very, very wrong with Uriah Hall's toe.
Bleacher Report MMA tweeted out a couple of grisly images of his damaged foot (Warning: Images are graphic and NSFW): According to MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani, Hall could actually feel the bone in his toe poking out of the skin: Demonstrating exactly how tough he is, the 29-year-old continued using the injured foot to kick Thiago Santos, per Jason Jones of The Sacramento Bee: Bleacher Report's Mike Freeman more
Uriah Hall needed only nine toes to defeat Thiago Santos at UFC 175 in Las Vegas. more
At UFC 175, Uriah Hall won a unanimous decision over Thiago Santos, and midway through the first round he suffered a gruesome dislocation on one of his toes. He was limping for more than two-thirds of the three-round fight but was still able to maintain dominance throughout. On Monday, he tweeted an X-ray of his injury, which clearly shows his distal phalange, the third bone within his second toe, completely out of place, as was seen on the pay-per-view broadcast between each round of the fight. more