It was billed as one of the better stylistic match-ups between two strong heads of momentum, and it certainly played out that way. Matt Brown and Robbie Lawler stood toe-to-toe for five rounds at UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose on Saturday night, and because they did they are each $50,000 richer.
The UFC awarded the welterweights Fight of the Night honors for their battle at the SAP Center. The main event was expected to produce fireworks given the aggressive styles of each in the title eliminator. La read news >>
It's already being billed as the "Biggest Fight of 2014." And it's hard to argue that the rematch between 205-pound champion Jon Jones against Swedish nemesis Alexander Gustafsson -- along with its supporting pay-per-view (PPV) cast -- will be anything less that spectacular. Here's how (and when) you can get your UFC 178 tickets before they vanish. Tickets for UFC 178, which is set to go down inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sept. 27, 2014, will go on sale to the general pu read news >>
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Billed the first of its kind in over 100 years, another small step forward in bringing back Catch Wrestling as a competitive sport occurs Saturday June 7th at the UCLA's John Wooden Center.
A common complaint from casual combat sports fans when the topic of amateur scholastic wrestling and international freestyle wrestling comes up, is not only the lack of a submission element - deemed a more definitive contest end than the pin - but also the perceived difficulty of following the scoring methodo read news >>
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In what was a billed as the most anticipated rematch in UFC history, Dan Henderson survived some very heavy early weather to down Mauricio Rua in the third round. Not only did Henderson put emphasis on the rematch by landing a sharp right counter off a clinch break, but he took home an extra $100,000 for his efforts.
Henderson won both the Knockout of the Night and one of the Performance of the Night awards at UFC Fight Night 38 in Natal, Brazil. Each bonus was $50,000.
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NATAL, Brazil – Billed as a slugfest between two heavy-handed MMA stars, the first meeting of Dan Henderson and Mauricio Rua wasn’t expected to last long. On Sunday, “Shogun” wants revenge.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC Tagged: Mauricio Rua, (...) read news >>
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Hector Lombard came into the UFC billed as a killer, someone who would be a game-changer in the UFC's middleweight division.
That didn't quite pan out. But Lombard's rebirth as a welterweight took another step forward on Saturday night.
Lombard outclassed former Strikeforce and Elite XC champion Jake Shields on Saturday night at UFC 171, winning an easy decision at Dallas' American Airlines Arena. The judges' scores were 30-27, 30-27, and 29-28.
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RIO DE JANEIRO – Although he was billed as a "Korean Zombie" who could withstand an inordinate amount of damage, even Chan Sung Jung couldn't fight through an injured shoulder. read news >>
MONTREAL – UFC 158 was billed as an unofficial welterweight tournament of sorts. Things got a lot bit sorted out in the top four spots. And then there's Jake Ellenberger. read news >>
Walel Watson doesn't see himself as a man on a two-fight skid.
"The fight in Canada, I got robbed," the 28-year-old Watson told MMAjunkie.com. "I won that fight. Period."
Watson is referring to a split-decision loss to fellow bantamweight Yves Jabouin at UFC 140. He claims he dominated every area of the fight; his only crime was not finishing his opponent.
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LAS VEGAS - UFC officials have billed Friday's five-round non-title fight between Martin Kampmann and Jake Ellenberger as a title-eliminator.
Of course, with the welterweight division in a state of disarray due to champion Georges St-Pierre lengthy knee recovery, such a title shot could be nearly a year away.
Ellenberger got into MMA to be a world champion, but if he gets by Kampmann in Friday's main event at The Ultimate Fighter Live Finale, he doesn't want to idly sit on the sideline read news >>
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Billed as a "Battle of the Giants," Titan Fighting Championships 16's
main event saw 569 pounds worth of fighting force clash in the cage at
the January event.
But would "The Ultimate Fighter 10" cast member Abe Wagner's 258 pounds
prove enough to topple super heavyweight and former UFC champion Tim
Sylvia's massive 311-pound frame?
It didn't take long to find out.
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