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The elbows that ended Alessio Sakara's night this past Saturday at UFC on FUEL TV 2 were proceeded by an utterance in his native language.
"I hit him with a real quick short elbow, and it hit him on the bone just above his right eye, and then my elbow sank into his eye," winner Brian Stann told MMAjunkie.com Radio.
"I heard him say something in Italian, then right when he was saying that in Italian, that's when I hit him twice, and he went out for a second."
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The UFC’s streak of main-event stoppages was pushed to six events today when Mark Hunt starched Roy Nelson for a second-round knockout in the UFC Fight Night 52 headliner. Check out all the post-event facts.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
SAITAMA, Japan – The UFC’s flyweight division very well may have a new contender on its hands in Kyoji Horiguchi.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
UFC welterweight and “The Ultimate Fighter 7? winner Amir Sadollah didn’t plan to be absent from MMA for two years, but he said he didn’t exactly have a choice. Filed under: Featured Videos, MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio Highlight, UFC, Videos read news >>
While the UFC’s 155-pound division is bottlenecked until Anthony Pettis defends the belt against Gilbert Melendez in December, the war of "next" in that class has had plenty of plot twists. Reigning lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez will make Octagon debut at UFC 178 on Sept. 27 against Donald Cerrone, who has won four in a row (all finishes). The winner of that fight will have to be in consideration to take on the winner of Melendez-Pettis. Then there’s Rafael dos Anjos, who just became the first read news >>
Why is Rin Nakai so huge? Because the budding bantamweight -- who could probably make flyweight standing just 5'1" -- started eating (a lot) and lifting weights (a lot). But as far as the purpose for her bulky physique, she just did it because her coach, Kancho Usami, told her to. Talk about loyalty! Nakai breaks it down for Roxanne Modafferi at MMA Sucka: Five fights into her career, she suddenly disappeared from the MMA radar for two years. She reappeared having gained fifteen pounds of muscle read news >>
After hitting a severe downturn in his mixed martial arts (MMA) career, Paulo Thiago will look to make good on what will undoubtedly be his last chance to get back into UFC's win column. Paulo Thiago is no stranger to high-pressure situations. Not only has he made a name for himself as professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter, but he has also worked for years as a special ops police officer in Brazil, taking visits to some of the most notorious impoverished communities (a.k.a. favelas) in t read news >>
The UFC’s November return to Australia has taken shape with the addition of five fights. All five of the bouts now made for UFC Fight Night 55 feature fighters from Australia and nearby New Zealand.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
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In addition, former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez debuts on the charts at No. 14. Not to beat a dead horse, but things are going from bad to worse for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Alistair Overeem, who was not only removed from the 265-pound title chase, but is now barely clinging to the top 10 of his division after yet another knockout loss. And to the victor belong the spoils. That means Ben Rothwell -- who finished "The Reem" at UFC Fight Night 50 earlier thi read news >>
Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza is on a mission to bring the middleweight championship back to Brazil. On Friday, the former Strikeforce titleholder submitted Gegard Mousasi. The victory improved Jacare's UFC record to 4-0, putting him at the front of the line for a shot at the winner of a December championship bout between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort. Sitting at No. 4 among 185-pound contenders heading into UFC Fight Night 50, Souza did his best to improve his positioning. Was it enough to surpass f read news >>
Ben Askren's rivalry with Johny Hendricks runs as deep as any college sports rivalry worth its salt. In this case, Askren wore the singlet of the University of Missouri, while Hendricks wrestled for Oklahoma State. And while it's clear the two aren't going to tangle in the cage any time soon, given that Hendricks is the UFC welterweight champion and Askren is his OneFC counterpart, it's just as clear that Askren, one of MMA's king Twitter trolls, isn't going to stop hectoring Hendricks any time read news >>