Do we have the next Kimbo Slice on our hands?
Mayura Dissanayake, also known as the "Karate Clerk" or simply "Gas Station Guy," made headlines around the nation and globe in July when he used his MMA training to fight off a group of would-be robbers visiting his Houston convenience store.
On Saturday, Dissanayake brandished his skills against a more worthy opponent, though this one didn't fare much better than the last ones. The native Sri Lankan knocked out Jaime Garcia with punches after a mer read news >>
That stoppage will be debated for some time.
The headlining bout at tonight's (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014) UFC Fight Night 49: "Henderson vs. Dos Anjos" event at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, featured former Lightweight Champion Ben Henderson battling late injury replacement Rafael dos Anjos.
Henderson, 9-1 in his last 10 outings, was hoping to push his streak of wins to three on his way back up the ladder and another crack at the 155-pound crown.
Dos Anjos was super aggressive throughout th read news >>
Jordan Mein overcame the distraction of his father being arrested on Friday to knock Mike Pyle out in the UFC Fight Night 49 co-main event in Tulsa on Saturday. read news >>
Welterweights Jordan Mein and Mike Pyle met in the co-main event of the UFC Fight Night event in Tulsa.
Jordan Mein and Mike Pyle added to the impressive stoppages on the Tulsa fight card with a quick knockout courtesy of the Canadian.
The Lethbridge-native quickly took to the center of the cage and began to target Pyle's lead leg before swarming his opponent with a couple of strong shots him to the ground. A few more punishing blows and referee Dan Mirgliotta decided to call an end to the fight read news >>
Thales Leites extended his winning streak on Saturday night, knocking out Francis Carmont on the main card at UFC Fight Night in Tulsa, Okla. read news >>
Former middleweight title challenger Thales Leites was back tonight (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014) to continue his Octagon redemption tour against the struggling Francis Carmont on the main card of the UFC Fight Night 49: "Henderson vs. Dos Anjos" event in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Leites had very quietly strung together three consecutive wins after his return just over one year ago while Carmont was hoping to avoid a three-fight skid.
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Well, that was quick.
The co-main event of today's (Sat., Aug. 23, 2014) UFC Fight Night 48: "Bisping vs. Le" event at the Venetian in Macau, China on Fight Pass featured Tyron Woodley looking to bounce back from his crushing loss to Rory MacDonald against the streaking Dong Hyun Kim.
Streaking no longer.
That's because Woodley did, indeed, bounce back with a quick stoppage victory. Kim was super aggressive early, rushing his opponent and forcing a clinch within the first few seconds of the cont read news >>
An important welterweight fight between Tyron Woodley and Dong Hyun Kim took place in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Le in Macau, and it didn't last long.
After two tedious decisions kicked off the UFC Fight Night Macau card, a much-anticipated co-main event between Tyron Woodley and Dong Hyun Kim lasted all of 61 seconds. Woodley (14-3) rebounded from a difficult loss to Rory MacDonald by knocking out "Stun Gun" (19-3-1, 1 NC) with a right hand and then a series of punches on read news >>
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The co-main event of tonight's (Sat., Aug. 16, 2014) UFC Fight Night 47: "Bader vs. St. Preux" event from the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine on Fox Sports 1 featured Gray Maynard attempting to halt his losing streak before it reached three against Ross Pearson.
"The Real Deal", you'll remember, was last seen losing a highly disputed decision to Diego Sanchez.
The fight looked more or less exactly like you would expect. Pearson was head-hunting, but never reckless. Maynard, for his part, read news >>
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Brad Tavares had a five-fight win streak snapped when he dropped a decision to Yoel Romero earlier this year. His first chance at getting back on the hog came tonight (Sat., Aug. 16, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 47 in Bangor, Maine against Tim Boetsch, himself somewhat desperate after losing three of his last four.
Tavares definitely had the appearance of a guy who wanted to rebound early on, opening up a cut on Boetsch's head with a sick elbow from the clinch up against the fence. "The B read news >>
World Series of Fighting slowly progressed with consecutive 15-minute bouts, but Luis Palomino ended the night in devastating fashion at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
Palomino, who made his WSOF debut in January with a first-round KO victory over Jorge Patino, did it again in the main event of WSOF 12 in Las Vegas. Matched against undefeated Lewis Gonzalez, the Peruvian lightweight needed one round to earn his 15th finish.
The long-time Bellator veteran rocked Gonz read news >>