BANGOR, Maine – Thiago Tavares broke a string of decisions to open UFC Fight Night 47’s card with a first-round finish. Tavares swarmed Robbie Peralta on the mat, refusing to let him escape and seizing an opportunity to sink a rear-naked choke. The featherweight (...) read news >>
Ross Pearson found himself on the wrong end of one of the most controversial split decisions in UFC history this past June. Now he looks to put it behind him and move on with a statement win over Gray Maynard on August 16.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
LAS VEGAS – After a season of decisions, “TUF 19? finalist Corey Anderson doubled down on his middleweight teammate’s performance by railroading Matt Van Buren.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
In a bout most experts saw as the potential fight of the night, flyweights Justin Scoggins and Dustin Ortiz opened The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale and didn't disappoint, putting on a scintillating bout of action that never slowed for a second.
In the first frame, Scoggins seemed to be getting controlled early, but Scoggins maneuvered for position underneath, locking up an armbar that seemed just moments away from inducing a tap from Ortiz. The Duke Roufus product hung on, however, but the two spe read news >>
LAS VEGAS - With a strange buzz at the Mandalay Bay Events center in the wake of the news that Stefan Struve had to pull out of his fight with Matt Mitrione after blacking out, Russell Doane and Marcus Brimage got the UFC 175 main card started.
In a tactical battle, Doane got a split decision in the end, winning on cards of 29-28, 28-29, and 30-27.
"We prepared to grind it out," said Doane, who improved to 14-3. "We knew that his defense was fantastic. A finish would have been great, but a win i read news >>
It’s not often an MMA fighter will attempt to call his shot, but UFC 175's Ildemar Alcantara is doing just that. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
After he failed two random drug tests in a one-month span, the UFC and Fox severed ties completely with Chael Sonnen on Monday. read news >>
UFC president Dana White has broken his silence on the Chael Sonnen situation.
While the UFC issued an official statement on Monday -- announcing that the company and FOX Sports were cutting ties with Sonnen, who failed his second Nevada Athletic Commission drug test in less than a month -- White himself had not spoken directly on the situation.
Tuesday night on FOX Sports 1, White spoke on the matter, saying it wasn't easy to cut someone he considers a friend.
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A night with a few head-scratching split decisions was capped off with a barn burner main event between Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens. Check out how the pros reacted to Saturday night's headliner, as well as the memorable fights from UFC Fight Night 44 in San Antonio, Texas. FOTN Its time for the main event, lets fucking get them @LiLHeathenMMA- you got this!!! #mma @ufc RT
— Chris Leben (@cripplerufc) June 29, 2014 Damn Jeremy Stephens looks so much bigger than Cub Swanson!
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Cub Swanson came back from a rough second round to take over the fight against Jeremy Stephens and stake his claim to a UFC featherweight title fight.
Cub Swanson said coming into his fight with Jeremy Stephens that he wasn't going to beg for a title shot should he come away the winner.
Swanson was able to emerge with his hand raised in an entertaining bout and stayed true to his word, "I don't beg," was Swanson's statement to Jon Anik following the victory.
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While those in charge of promoting fights at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) were busy calling Demetrious Johnson a top pound-for-pound fighter, Ali Bagautinov was looking for support anywhere he could find it for his quest to win the flyweight title at tonight's (June 14, 2014) UFC 174 pay-per-view (PPV) in Vancouver, Canada.
Because there wasn't a well educated soul around who felt strongly that he actually stood a chance against the 125-pound king.
And he didn't.
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