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UFC Fight Night results: Kelvin Gastelum takes unanimous decision over Nico Musoke
UFC Fight Night results: Kelvin Gastelum takes unanimous decision over Nico Musoke
In the co-main event of tonight UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens out of San Antonio, TX, TUF 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum takes on Nico Musoke. After 3 rounds, the TUF veteran proved himself the better fight and took the unanimous decision victory. Musoke took the first round through Octagon and positional control. He backed […]
UFC New Zealand: Marquardt says God wanted him to return to Middleweight
UFC New Zealand: Marquardt says God wanted him to return to Middleweight
Following an inglorious dismissal from the Zuffa umbrella, Nate Marquardt finally returned to the UFC in 2013. Since then he’s given up back to back losses and is now on a three-fight losing streak. Most recently he was separated from consciousness by Hector Lombard at UFC 166. Scheduled to make his next appearance against James […]
Nick Diaz eyes return to action by the end of the year following contract negotiations
Nick Diaz eyes return to action by the end of the year following contract negotiations
Since rejoining the UFC in 2011, Welterweight Nick Diaz has gone a disappointing 1-2 after three fights inside the Octagon. However, his record doesn’t tell the whole story as Diaz has faced off against some of the best the promotion has to offer. He outworked former two-division champ B.J. Penn in his re-debut, followed that […]
WSOF 10: Branch secures Middleweight title with first round submission over Jesse Taylor
WSOF 10: Branch secures Middleweight title with first round submission over Jesse Taylor
On Saturday night, the World Series of Fighting headed to the Hard Rock Cafe & Casino for WSOF 10: Branch vs. Taylor. Branch has put up a three fight win streak since entering WSOF. Taylor is probably best known for kicking out a limo window in TUF 8, but is now on a seven-fight streak […]
Invicta FC contender Ediane Gomes: UFC women ‘worried about showing their a***s,’ should be replaced by strippers
Invicta FC contender Ediane Gomes: UFC women ‘worried about showing their a***s,’ should be replaced by strippers
Since the formation of the UFC women’s Bantamweight division early in 2013, WMMA has become increasingly popular. Alongside champion Ronda Rousey, the other 135 lbers have been working to make their presence known and the Strawweight division will be featured exclusively in the upcoming TUF 20. Despite the success of the women in the UFC, […]
Dana White thinks Wanderlei Silva is ‘in big trouble’ after dodging UFC 175 drug test
Dana White thinks Wanderlei Silva is ‘in big trouble’ after dodging UFC 175 drug test
Earlier this week, UFC Light Heavyweight Wanderlei Silva appeared before the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Back in May, Silva fled from an out-of-competition drug test resulting in his removal from a scheduled fight with Chael Sonnen at UFC 175. At the hearing on Tuesday, Silva’s representative put forth the perfectly reasonable explanation that “The Axe […]
UFC Fight Night results: Brian Caraway breaks cardinal rule en route to submission victory
UFC Fight Night results: Brian Caraway breaks cardinal rule en route to submission victory
Throughout the history of the UFC, only a few actions have remained banned since the promotion’s inception in 1993. At one point, even low-blows were legal. However, small joint manipulation and fish-hooking have always been against the rules despite the events being billed as “No Holds Barred.” Despite that we saw one of these rules […]
UFC Fight Night: Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva live results, news, and play-by-play
UFC Fight Night: Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva live results, news, and play-by-play
entry-content__stream “> Tune into Bloody Elbow starting at 6:30 p.m. ET for the results of tonight’s UFN: Cincinnati. The main event pits Matt Brown against Erick Silva in a welterweight fight.
Jake Shields replaces Rousimar Palhares against Jon Fitch as WSOF 11 co-headliner
Jake Shields replaces Rousimar Palhares against Jon Fitch as WSOF 11 co-headliner
Earlier this week, news came out that former UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares dropped out of his scheduled WSOF 11 bout. “Toquinho” was set to face fellow UFC vet Jon Fitch at Welterweight, but the failing health of his mother forced to him to withdraw from the match. With only 2 months before fight night, WSOF […]
Former UFC Fighter Pat Barry says leg kicks are ‘dangerous’ but ‘risk is worth the reward’
Former UFC Fighter Pat Barry says leg kicks are ‘dangerous’ but ‘risk is worth the reward’
Over the last few months, combat sports fans have been treated to some absolutely gruesome highlight reels as two top competitors suffered broken legs. At UFC 168 former Middleweight overlord Anderson Silva had his leg snapped after throwing an inside leg kick against current champion Chris Weidman. When Weidman checked the kick, Silva’s leg wrapped […]
UFC 172 results recap: Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira
UFC 172 results recap: Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira
In the main event of UFC 172, Jon Jones (20-1) successfully defended his Light Heavyweight title against challenger Glover Teixeira (22-3). Jones earned his 14th victory inside the the Octagon, with only one loss since coming to the promotion in 2008. The loss ended a 20-fight undefeated streak for Glover, five of which came in […]
Tito Ortiz accuses UFC of erasing his legacy after UFC 172
Tito Ortiz accuses UFC of erasing his legacy after UFC 172
Last night at UFC 172, Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones earned his seventh title defense. After five rounds inside the cage with Glover Teixeira he won every frame on all three judges’ scorecards. The victory also marked Jones’ 14th win inside the Octagon. Following the fight, the UFC prominently displayed the achievement as a new […]
UFC 172 results: Jon Jones earns unanimous decision over Glover Teixeira
UFC 172 results: Jon Jones earns unanimous decision over Glover Teixeira
Headlining UFC 172, Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones took on Brazilian challenger Glover Teixeira. While many expected Jones to win quickly, that was not the case. Despite being mostly on the defensive. Glover lasted the entire five round affair. In the end, Jones was awarded the unanimous decision victory. Opening up the fight, Glover pressured […]
UFC 172 results: Anthony Johnson scores unanimous decision over Phil Davis
UFC 172 results: Anthony Johnson scores unanimous decision over Phil Davis
In the UFC 172 co-main event, former 170 lber Anthony Johnson returned to the UFC in a Light Heavyweight fight against contendership hopeful Phil Davis. From the opening round, Johnson showed that he was the superior fighter. He never let Davis score a takedown then outworked his opponent on the feet to score a unanimous […]
UFC 172 results: Luke Rockhold chokes out Tim Boetsch in round 1
UFC 172 results: Luke Rockhold chokes out Tim Boetsch in round 1
Former Strikeforce Middleweight champ Luke Rockhold return to the Octagon at UFC 172 against Tim Boetsch. Boetsch dove in for a takedown early. Rockhold took the opportunity to secure an inverted triangle choke. Tim did his best to escape the submission but, Rockhold was eventually able to tighten up the choke and secure the submission […]
UFC 172 results: Jim Miller submits Yancy Medeiros in round 1
UFC 172 results: Jim Miller submits Yancy Medeiros in round 1
In a Lightweight tilt, Jim Miller faced off against late-replacement Yancy Medeiros on the UFC 172 main card. No credit can be taken away from Medeiros who took a big jump in competition on short notice.¬† He took the fight to Miller, but it wasn’t enough to overcome. In less than a round, Miller was […]
UFC 172 results: Max Holloway chokes out Andre Fili in round 3
UFC 172 results: Max Holloway chokes out Andre Fili in round 3
In the opening fight of the UFC 172 main card, Featherweight Max Holloway took on Andre Fili. Holloway had his hands full throughout the round. He ate strong shots from Fili in the first couple rounds but managed to persevere. In the final round, he rocked¬† Fili and grabbed the opportunity when the guillotine presented […]
UC 172 results: Takanori Gomi outworks Isaac Vallie-Flagg for uanimous decision victory
UC 172 results: Takanori Gomi outworks Isaac Vallie-Flagg for uanimous decision victory
In a feature bout of the FS1 prelims for UFC 172, Takanori Gomi took on Isaac Vallie-Flagg. The two went back and forth over three rounds in an exciting brawl. in the end, it was the “Fireball Kid” that came out on top with a unanimous decision victory. Gomi took over early mixing up his […]
UFC 172 results: Benavidez & Gomi win on the preliminary card
UFC 172 results: Benavidez & Gomi win on the preliminary card
UFC 172 went down Saturday night out of the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, MD. The main card features a Light Heavyweight title fight with champion Jon Jones looking to extend his record-setting streak against Glover Teixeira. Prior to the PPV portion, the event started with five preliminary fights split between Fox Sports 1 and Fight […]
UFC 172 opens with KOs from Danny Castillo and Chris Beal
UFC 172 opens with KOs from Danny Castillo and Chris Beal
UFC president Dana White promised the most-stacked card in company history for UFC 172. While skeptics reasonably disagreed, the event out of Baltimore, MD delivered in action in the opening fights. Check out these GIFs of the spectacular finishes from the first two fights. In the sole UFC Fight Pass prelim, Bantamweight Chris Beal took […]
UFC 172: Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira post-fight press conference video
UFC 172: Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira post-fight press conference video
UFC 172 goes down out of the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland on Saturday, April 26. Following the action the promotion will host a post-fight press conference that will begin approximately a half-hour after the event’s conclusion. UFC president Dana White will be there alongside the night’s main card competitors. White will announce the Fight […]
UFC 172: Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira weigh-ins video
UFC 172: Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira weigh-ins video
In preparation for UFC 172, all 22 fighters for the event in Baltimore, MD will step on the scales to weigh-in for their bouts. The main event will feature a Light Heavyweight championship fight between champion Jon Jones and contender Glover Teixeira. The weigh-ins broadcast will begin at 4 p.m. ET (1 p.m. PT). PPV […]
UFC 172: Fight Club Q&A with Forrest Griffin and Chuck Liddell
UFC 172: Fight Club Q&A with Forrest Griffin and Chuck Liddell
On Saturday, the UFC will head to the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, MD for UFC 172. The main event features a Light Heavyweight title tilt between champion Jon Jones and challenger Glover Teixeira. Prior to the weigh-ins for the event, two former champions of the 205 lb. division in Chuck Liddell and Forrest Griffin will […]
Why it makes sense for the UFC to cut ‘boring’ fighters
Why it makes sense for the UFC to cut ‘boring’ fighters
Over the last couple years, the UFC has started a trend in releasing fighters with “boring” styles well before many think the cut is deserved. The most prominent examples are obviously Welterweights Jon Fitch, Jake Shields, and Middleweight Yushin Okami. All three of these cuts came while these fighters were in or near the Top […]
UFC 172:  Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira complete results
UFC 172: Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira complete results
Tonight the UFC heads to the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, MD for UFC 172. In the main event, Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones will look to defend his throne against contender Glover Teixeira. If Jones is victorious, he’ll extend his already record-setting championship run to seven consecutive defenses. The co-main event features another 205 lb. […]
UFC 172: Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira pre-fight news and updates
UFC 172: Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira pre-fight news and updates
entry-content__stream “> UFC 172 heads to Baltimore, MD on Saturday as Light Heavyweight champ Jon Jones takes on challenger glover Teixeira. Keep up with all the news for the upcoming event right here on Bloody Elbow.
UFC 172: Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira live results, news, and play-by-play
UFC 172: Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira live results, news, and play-by-play
entry-content__stream “> Keep up with all the live results and news coming out of UFC 172 at the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, MD. The night’s main event will see Jon Jones fighting Glover Teixeira for the 205 lb. title.
UFC on FOX 11 results: Fabricio Werdum outclasses Travis Browne for unanimous decision victory
UFC on FOX 11 results: Fabricio Werdum outclasses Travis Browne for unanimous decision victory
The UFC on FOX 11 headlining fight saw Heavyweight Fabricio Werdum facing off against Travis Browne. After five rounds of action, Werdum was clearly proven the superior mixed martial artist. He outstruck Browne on the feet and outworked him on the mat as he coasted to a clear cut unanimous decision victory. The heavyweights came […]
UFC on Fox 11 results: Khabib Nurmagomedov and Thiago Alves dominate on the preliminary card
UFC on Fox 11 results: Khabib Nurmagomedov and Thiago Alves dominate on the preliminary card
Prior to the main card on network television, UFC on FOX 11 featured nine fights on the preliminary card. UFC Fight Pass hosted three fights on the non-televised online broadcast followed by six fights shown on FS1. A clash of top 10 Lightweights topped the prelims as Khabib Nurmagomedov outworked and outclassed Rafael dos Anjos. […]
UFC on FOX 11 results: MIesha Tate scored unanimous decision over Liz Carmouche
UFC on FOX 11 results: MIesha Tate scored unanimous decision over Liz Carmouche
The co-main event of UFC on FOX 11 featured a clash of former women’s Bantamweight contenders as Miesha Tate took on Liz Carmouche. After some tentative striking exchanges early in the first round, Carmouche scored first with a takedown against the fence. She was unable to do much damage with her position before Tate escaped. […]