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The Duck Duck Goose of MMA…

If you’re a diehard fight fan, you know The UFC is the number one promotion of MMA in the world. Since it’s fruition, the UFC has helped bring the sport of MMA notoriety; both good and bad. Millions of fans have their curiosities peeked at the possibility of fallen champions and rising stars. The […] The post The Duck Duck Goose of MMA… appeared first on The Outside Analysis.
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Anthony Johnson TKO’s Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC on FOX 12 (Video Highlights)

Anthony Johnson (pictured) was a whopping 5-1 odds-on favorite against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira on Saturday night. And now we all know why. It took Johnson all of 44 seconds to viciously dispose of Little Nog. Based off how Johnson dominated Phil Davis in his last outing and what he did to Nogueira, no 205-pounder should be sleeping easy tonight. Johnson also scored an extra $50...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC On Fox 12 Bonuses: Robbie Lawler, Matt Brown Highlight Bonus Winners

During tonight’s UFC on Fox 12 post-fight press conference, UFC president Dana White announced the post-fight bonus winners for Saturday’s show. Main event fighters Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown won “Fight of the Night”. Dennis Bermudez and Anthony Johnson each won ‘Performance of the Night”. Those four guys each won $50,000. Brown and Lawler put on the expected war...
Via Between The Ropes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC On Fox 12 Results: Anthony Johnson Rumbles Past Lil Nog

Anthony Johnson was a 5 to 1 favorite heading into his co-main event fight against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. Johnson showed very quickly why the oddsmakers were right in setting those high odds as he defeated Nogueira by TKO at 0:44 of the first round. The fight starts with both guys missing shots to the head. Johnson lands a left hook that staggers Nogueira and Johnson realizes...
Via Between The Ropes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC President Dana White Gets Punked

UFC president Dana White wasn’t in the greatest of moods following Friday’s UFC on Fox 12 weigh-ins. Headliner Matt Brown had missed weight by 1.5 pounds and the California State Athletic Commission wouldn’t him cut the weight. White battled with CSAC to make sure Brown didn’t have forfeit 20 percent of his purse. Following that fiasco, UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby told White...
Via Between The Ropes
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Clay Guida, Dennis Bermudez hoping to earn shot at top-five contender

A week after Conor McGregor solidified his presence in the UFC with a crowd-pleasing win over Diego Brandao, fellow featherweight contenders Clay Guida and Dennis Bermudez will square-off on the main card of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night in San Jose with the winner likely to land a bout against a top-five opponent. Most recently, Guida notched a much-needed win over Tatsuya Kawajiri...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Diaz signs extension, Anderson Silva eyeing Super Bowl super fight

Nick Diaz back. The UFC announced on Thursday, July 24 via UFC.com that former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz has signed a three-fight contract extension with the world’s leading MMA promotion. Diaz returns to the UFC after a roughly 15-month self-imposed layoff from competitive mixed martial arts. The 30-year-old last fought at UFC 158 in a welterweight title fight...
Via Mill City Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Would a Rousey/Carano fight actually draw viewers?

Ronda Rousey has been Dana White’s golden goose over the past two years. She’s smashed through the UFC’s womens bantamweight division, finishing all four of her opponents, three in the first round. In Rousey’s last two fights, she eschewed her signature arm bar for striking, and as a result, knocked out both Sara McMann and Alexis Davis in a combined 1:22. Needless to say...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fight Booth’s UFC on Fox ‘No Holds Barred’ Kountermove Freeroll

I’ve got good news and better news. Good news is we’ve got another Kountermove breakdown for you here just in time to make your picks for this weekend’s UFC on Fox 12 event. The better news is that the good people of Kountermove have set up another freeroll for Fightbooth.com readers. Before we start, here’s a reminder of how the Koutermove works and scores fights. “About...
Via Fight Booth
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC: Nick Diaz is back

Nick Diaz staring down his opponent Carlos Condit at UFC 143 I am an admitted Nick Diaz fan so when he decided to call it quits in 2013, a little piece of me died inside. I realized that I may no longer see someone get flipped the bird in the middle of a stare down. I was no longer going to get five-minute tirades that I can decipher later like crossword puzzles. There would be no...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Diaz just signed a new 3-fight deal with the UFC

After 16 months away from the cage, many folks were beginning to wonder if former UFC title challenger and three-time defending Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz may never come out of retirement after all. Earlier today, Diaz visited Zuffa HQ to work on on deal with the his old friends Dana and Lorenzo. Papers were signed, and photos were snapped. He’s back @nickdiaz209 just signed...
Via Fight Booth
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sh*t Got Real Between Jon Jones And Daniel Cormier

I’ll be honest, at first I was pretty upset to hear the news about Alexander Gustafsson being forced out of his scheduled rematch against champion Jon Jones at UFC 178.  That is a huge fight and though I am equally as interested in Jones vs Cormier I was prepared for that fight to be next assuming JBJ got past Alexander.  But after this and how fired up DC is about the fight...
Via Tito Couture
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier replaces Gustafsson, will fight Jon Jones

The most anticipated light heavyweight rematch in UFC history will once again have to wait. On Wednesday, it was announced Alexander Gustafsson has to withdraw from his September 27 sequel against champion Jon Jones due to undisclosed injury. Don’t rip up your UFC 178 tickets just yet. Daniel Cormier (pictured) has agreed to serve as substitute. It’s no secret there’s no love...
Via 5thRound.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen suspended two years for failed drug tests

If Chael Sonnen (pictured) was even remotely thinking of coming out of retirement, the former UFC middleweight top contender will have to wait at least two years to do so. During Wednesday’s hearing, the Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously to suspended Sonnen for 24 months for flunking two random drug tests. The 37-year-old must also reimburse the committee for...
Via 5thRound.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC on Fox 12: Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown

On Saturday, MMA’s leading promotion returns stateside following last weekend’s trip to the Emerald Isle with UFC on Fox 12 featuring a welterweight showdown between top-ranked Robbie Lawler and veteran finisher Matt Brown. Two years ago, floating the idea of Lawler and Brown facing-off for either a crack at the welterweight belt or the title of top-ranked contender could have...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Holly Holm: Gina Carano has earned shot at Ronda Rousey

Gina Carano has not fought for over five years, but she will still get a title shot at Ronda Rousey upon signing with the UFC, company boss Dana White has said. Many people feel like Carano is undeserving of a title shot because of her long layoff. Miesha Tate, who has lost to Rousey twice, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rousey, Carano to fight in December if Carano signs

Gina Carano and Ronda Rousey will fight in December at UFC 181 in Las Vegas if Carano signs with the UFC, company boss Dana White said Friday in Ireland. According to Yahoo! Sports’ Kevin Iole, the UFC has a meeting with Carano’s representatives on Monday. If the two sides are able to agree to a […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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