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UFC 159 preliminary card results

UFC 159

On the Facebook portion of the preliminaries Steven Siler defeated Kurt Holobaugh by unanimous decision. Also on Facebook Cody McKenzie took the unanimous decision over long time UFC and WEC veteran Leonard Garcia. This was the 5th straight loss for Garcia and that maybe the last of him in the Octagon. In the first FX fight bantamweights and...

Georges St-Pierre: The Way of the Fight book review

Georges St Pierre

Undisputed Welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has had one of the most astonishing careers in the history of mixed martial arts and has accumulated an impressive 24-2 professional record. The champ has now ventured into writing to give everyone an unparalleled look into his life and the sport of mixed martial arts through his eyes. St-Pierre...

UFC 159: Jones vs Sonnen media call recap

UFC 159

UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones and his opponent for the upcoming UFC 159 took the time for a media call today. Also on the call was co-main event fighters Michael Bisping and Alan Belcher. UFC president Dana White was on a flight and unable to attend. Below are some of the highlights but the full audio is linked also. This fight is...

Smooth Benson Henderson retains title and gets engaged after

Ben Henderson

“Smooth” Benson Henderson came into hostile territory to defend his title and escaped San Jose with the lightweight title and a future Mrs. Henderson. While it took a split decision with two of the judges scoring it three rounds to two for the champ the other judge saw it as three to two but for the former Strikeforce lightweight...

The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale salaries

The Ultimate Fighter

Sherdog.com obtained The Ultimate Fighter 17 finale salaries from the Nevada Athletic Commission on Monday. The main event winner Urijah Faber was the biggest payee of the evening taking home $55,000 guarantee plus another $55,000 for his win bonus to make his total for the evening $110,000. The next highest payee was actually Cole Miller who...

TUF 17: Jones vs Sonnen Finale recap

The Ultimate Fighter

UFC will crown a tournament champion for season 17 at the 185 pound weight limit. Also a season 18 coach will be decided as the winner of Miesha Tate vs Cat Zingano will get the job and a shot at Ronda Rousey and her belt.  In the main event Urijah Faber takes on former fellow WEC fighter Scott Jorgensen. Keep refreshing and the most current...

The Ultimate Fighter 17 Jones vs Sonnen Finale tonight

The Ultimate Fighter

Tonight the UFC wraps up another TUF season as season 17 comes to a close.  Uriah “Prime Time” Hall will compete against Kelvin Gastelum to see who will be crowned the new Ultimate Fighter middleweight winner. The action begins on Facebook at 5:30 pm ET /2:30 pm PT. The FuelTV prelims will follow at 7 pm ET / 4 pm PT and main event...

The Ultimate Fighter 18 to feature men and women bantamweights

The Ultimate Fighter

Between the preliminary card and main card for UFC 158 last night Dana White announced that TUF 18 will feature both men and women. Both sexes will be fighting at the bantamweight limit of 135 pounds. Also the men and women will be training together and living in the same house on the upcoming season. One of the two coaches will be current...

UFC 158 St. Pierre vs Diaz prelims recap

UFC

The first fight of the preliminary card on FX was started off with a lightweight bout between Daron “Detroit Superstar” Cruickshank and John “The Bull” Makdessi.  These two taekwondo fighters delivered a plethora of unique strikes as both went deep into the arsenal for axe kicks, wheel kicks and everything that you could...

GSP decisions Diaz to join Hughes atop all time UFC wins

Georges St Pierre

Georges “Rush” St, Pierre and Nick Diaz finally got a chance to meet in the Octagon and St. Pierre showed why he belongs at the top of pound for pound ranks. Diaz got taken down within the first minute of the fight by the champion which turned out to be how much of the fight would go on to play out.  St. Pierre was one step ahead of...

The Axe Murderer returns to Japan and rest of main card recap

Wanderlei Sillva

First up on the main card was the welterweights Dong Hyun “Stun Gun” Kim versus Siyar “The Great” Bahadurzada. This fight was all Stun Gun from the get go as he got Bahadurzada down early in each round and finished each round from the mount. I guess you can give credit to Siyar for not just giving up late in the fight when...

UFC on FUELTV 8: Silva vs Stann preliminary card recap

UFC on Fuel TV

Jon Anik and Kenny Florian are calling the action tonight from the legendary Sitama Super Arena in Tokyo, Japan as the UFC makes their first trip to Japan this year. Welterweights (170 lbs) Marcelo “Magrao” Guimaraes vs “The Ace” Hyun Gyu Lim In the first round the much taller 6’3″ Lim worked the jab and...

The Dragon is on deck and Rousey takes home another arm

UFC

The PPV portion of UFC 157 started off with a bang as Josh Koscheck rushed the center of the cage and quickly got the power double leg on Ruthless Robbie Lawler. Lawler was a long time training partner with UFC hall of famer Matt Hughes who was one of the best wrestlers in the history of the sport. Lawler stayed calm and utilized the butterfly...

UFC 157 Rousey vs Carmouche preliminary card recap

UFC

UFC returned to Anaheim, CA tonight to play home to the first ever Women’s championship fight and main event in the organization. The card started out with a spectacular showing from two welterweights making their UFC debuts. Yuri Villefort took on Nah-Shon Burrell in the first Facebook fight. They came out looking to mix it up from the get...

UFC 157: Rousey vs Carmouche weigh-ins

Ronda Rousey

Well it is official the Women’s Bantamweight championship will be on the line tomorrow night as both ladies came in under the 135lbs weight limit. Ronda Rousey will defend her belt for the first time in the UFC against the United States Marine veteran Liz Carmouche. In the co-main event UFC’s number 2 Light Heavyweight Dan Henderson...

TUF: Jones vs Sonnen episode 3 recap

The Ultimate Fighter

This episode has been built up for one of the most devastating finishes of all time. Will it be Hall or Cella to go down? They show an ambulance loading someone into it with one of Sonnen’s coaches standing there in the clips leading up to this weeks episode. Lets see how it will happen as Team Jones’ Adam Cella faces off against Team...

Aldo to face Pettis on August 3rd

UFC

Jose Aldo will defend his UFC Featherweight belt for the fifth time this summer and for the third time against a fighter coming down from the UFC’s lightweight ranks. Anthony “Showtime” Pettis will be the man making the extra ten pound weight cut this time. Pettis who is a top contender for the UFC’s Lightweight champion...

UFC 156 recap: Aldo retains to cap sweep for Brazil fighters

UFC

Well it is a little late tonight but here is the recap of UFC’s annual Super Bowl weekend show. This was headlined by a Featherweight championship match between Frankie Edgar and champ Jose Aldo. This is Edgar’s 7th title fight in a row. He won the first two against BJ Penn, fought to a draw with Gray Maynard, beat Maynard, and...

TUF: Jones vs Sonnen episode 2 recap

The Ultimate Fighter

The two teams rush the house and Jones’ team takes the upstairs and Team Sonnen are in the rooms  down stairs. Jones brought in Frank Mir, Bubba Jenkins, John Wood and Stonehorse Goeman to help coach this season. While Sonnen has help this season  from Vinny Magalhaes, Clayton Hires, Mike Dolce, Jamie Huey and Scott McQuary. Jones team is...