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UFC 183 Silva vs. Diaz Results: Anderson Silva Wins Decision

The Spider is back…well sort of. Anderson Silva returned from a career threatening injury to win a unanimous decision over Nick Diaz. While the win was nice, the story was the Silva we saw and didn’t see at UFC 183.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
22 minutes ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Thales Leites Defeats Tim Boetsch via Submission at UFC 183

If I paid money to see a UFC event live there is one thing I would really hoped did not happen. No wins via submission. I wouldn't want any via decision either, but for a novice like myself submissions are kind of dull. Maybe if I knew more about the sport or followed it closely I would appreciate a good arm-triangle choke like the one Thales Leites puts on Tim Boetsch for the win...
Via FatManWriting
35 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Tyron Woodley gets split decision win over Kelvin Gastelum

LAS VEGAS -- It wasn't a crowd pleaser, but Tyron Woodley was happy with winning a split decision over Kelvin Gastelum on Saturday in the UFC 183 co-main event. "I'm happy," he said, post-fight. Woodley was happy to prove he is capable of winning close fights that go the distance. He did that and more, in fighting a much heavier Gastelum. The TUF winner missed weight by almost ten...
Via Fox Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Thales Leites survives, then submits Tim Boetsch

LAS VEGAS -- Thales Leites said his plan was to exchange punches with Tim Boetsch Saturday night at UFC 183, but that plan didn't go so well at first. The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt duked it out with Boetsch and was hurt near the end of the first round. In the second, both men came out swinging again, with Boetsch once again hurting the Brazilian. Leites was dropped to the mat...
Via Fox Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thiago Alves Defeats Jordan Mein By TKO At UFC 183

Thiago Alves struggled against Jordan Mein’s reach and slick striking in the first round of their pay-per-view opener tonight at UFC 183, but he hit the ground running in the second round and folded Mein to the mat with a fight-ending body kick. Round One: Alves misses with an early leg kick, but Alves finds a home for his own one. Mein with a right hand that lands. Alves...
Via Fight Of The Night
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC 183 HOV ‘Silva vs. Diaz’ Pick ‘Em

Remember when we told you that the final HOV pick ‘em would be UFC 173? Well, we lied. You’re just simply not going to be able to get rid of us this easily. Fight Booth kountermove preview sensation Matt LeBlanc and resident skinny fat guy Dave Reno are here to make things right again in the world. That’s right, It’s the first pick ‘em of 2015, and if you’d like to join...
Via hov-mma
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC 189: Conor McGregor vs. Jose Aldo set for July

Jason da Silva-USA TODAY Sports Heading into this week, fight fans knew that if there was one thing that could temporarily steal the spotlight from Anderson Silva’s return, it was news related to the upcoming showdown between featherweight king Jose Aldo and 145-pound superstar Conor McGregor. On Friday, that’s exactly what happened when the world of MMA momentarily turned...
Via Sports-Glory
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

The G.O.A.T. Vs. The Bad Boy: Anderson Silva And Nick Diaz Prepare For War

Anderson Silva returns to the cage to face maybe the most real and down badboy ever in Nick Diaz. Prepare for poetic chaos in the octagon. The post The G.O.A.T. Vs. The Bad Boy: Anderson Silva And Nick Diaz Prepare For War appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nick Diaz apologizes to fans for skipping open workout

Nick Diaz was asked during his UFC 183 Media Day appearance on Thursday afternoon if his no show for Wednesday’s open workouts was a calculated decision. He grinned and raised his pinky finger to the side of his mouth, doing his best Dr. Evil impression, hinting that his headline-making absence was all part of a master plan. In reality, when it comes to Nick Diaz, nothing is planned...
Via NESN.com
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC 189: Aldo vs. McGregor

UFC 189: Aldo vs. McGregor When: July 11th, 2015 Where: Las Vegas, Nevada How: Pay-Per-View (10PM ET/7PM PT) Who: Conor McGregor vs. Jose Aldo (UFC fetherweight champion)
Via 5thRound.com
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC 184: Weidman out again with injury, Rousey-Zingano promoted to main event

Another untimely injury has befallen UFC middleweight kingpin Chris Weidman. With less than month until his next title defense against Vitor Belfort, it’s been reported by MMAJunkie that the champ suffered a rib injury in training. It’s unknown at this time if a new opponent will be found for Vitor Belfort. What is know is that the women’s bantamweight title bout between Ronda...
Via Fight Booth
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Mein Embraces Yoga Ahead of UFC 183 Bout

There’s a variety of ways a fighter progress their skills. Most add wrestling or Muay-Thai, or whatever martial art it is they feel they are lacking in. Others take up a conditioning course to make sure they can go three rounds. For Jordan Mein, it was yoga. “I’ve kind of only dabbled in a few […]
Via MMAInsider
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman Injured; Bout With Vitor Belfort Canceled

Earlier today the UFC announced that current middleweight champion Chris Weidman suffered a rib injury causing the cancellation of his title fight with Vitor Belfort.  This results in Rousey vs Zingano to now be the headline fight for UFC 184. Weidman vs Belfort was supposed to happen back in May at UFC 173, but with […]
Via MMAInsider
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Aldo-McGregor title fight announced for July 11th in Vegas for International Fight Week

A main event scrap for the UFC featherweight title has been announced as the headliner for the UFC’s 4th annual international fight week. #1 contender Conor McGregor made the announcement during his Fight Club Q & A today in Vegas as part of the festivities for this weekend’s UFC 183 event. The fight will pit McGregor against the only featherweight champion in the promotions...
Via Fight Booth
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Unreasonable expectations surround Anderson Silva’s return

It was one of those moments that MMA fans will never forget. In the final days of 2013, Anderson Silva, the former middleweight champ and present day octagon-god, was facing current 185-pound king Chris Weidman in a rematch for the crown after being dethroned by the relative newcomer less than six months earlier. As the first round gave way to the second and both men began to...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Do not sleep on Nick Diaz; Why he will upset Anderson Silva at UFC 183

image via UFC   I know this is supposed to be all about Anderson Silva’s return to the octagon at UFC 183 but Nick Diaz is poised to score the big upset. At first I thought that it was my heart leading my gut because I would like nothing more than for Diaz to win and upset the UFC’s plans. When I started to look at this fight closer there are ways for Diaz to win. In fact the...
Via Fight Booth
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Stars Collide as Michael Bisping Responds to Fight Request from Shogun

Michael Bisping connects with a left to the face of Luke Rockhold in their middleweight fight during the UFC Fight Night 55 event at Allphones Arena in Sydney, Australia. (Mandatory Credit: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) I hear shoguns manager said shogun is interested in a fight with me at a catch weight of 195lbs. After my fight coming up, I’m in!!! — michael (@bisping) January...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White does not know where UFC 183 headliner Nick Diaz is

#WhereIsNickDiaz #UFC183 #UFC pic.twitter.com/CFYjXxKRnJ — Dana White (@danawhite) January 28, 2015 UFC 183 headliner Nick Diaz is nowhere to be found in Las Vegas just days before his monumental middleweight collision against Anderson Silva, and Dana White has hit Twitter to ask if anyone has seen him. Diaz has been missing in action for quite some time in fact, as he did not...
Via Fight Hub TV
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 184: Weidman vs Belfort Fight Card

UFC 184: Weidman vs Belfort Feb 28, 2015 Staples Center Los Angeles, California (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)   UFC 184: Weidman vs Belfort Fight Card   Main Card (PPV – 10:00 pm Eastern) UFC Middleweight Championship: Chris Weidman – champion (12-0, #1 ranked middleweight) vs Vitor Belfort (24-10, #4 ranked middleweight) UFC Women’s Bantamweight...
Via MMA Manifesto
3 days ago  |  Discuss

In UFC 183, Woodley is the veteran contender, Gastelum the unbeaten upstart

ST. LOUIS -- The script has been reversed for St. Louis UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley. Not that long ago, Woodley was the unbeaten upstart looking to take down the veteran contender on the way to a shot at the title. The opponent was Nate Marquardt, the year was 2012 and at stake was the Strikeforce welterweight title. Woodley was pummeled in a fourth-round TKO. This time, on Super...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Henderson Vows To Fight On After Latest TKO Loss

Dan Henderson suffered his fifth loss in six fights at UFC On FOX 14 this past Saturday night in Sweden against Gegard Mousasi, but as the dust settles on the event the 44 year-old has vowed to continue fighting. “Absolutely,” was Henderson’s definitive statement when asked on the UFC On FOX 14 post-fight show if he wanted to continue with his career. “I want to fight right...
Via Fight Of The Night
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The terrifying power of Anthony "Rumble" Johnson

Anthony "Rumble" Johnson destroyed Alexander Gustafsson and in doing so set himself up to take on the pound-for-pound champ, Jon Jones. Rumble is ready. The post The Terrifying Power Of Anthony “Rumble” Johnson appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones explains deleted tweet about Alexander Gustafsson

Jon Jones has a habit of sending tweets and deleting them, almost as if he doesn’t realize people ALWAYS notice when he does it. Saturday was no exception as Jones sent a tweet after watching former foe Alexander Gustafsson lose to Rumble Johnson on “UFC on FOX.” The tweet said “not impressed Alex.” For those...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Brock Lesnar's tramp stamp says ‘Kill ‘em All’

Brock Lesnar has some of the more questionable tattoos in sports, including his phallic sword going down the length of his chest, and a lower-back tattoo that many people did not know existed. Lesnar has had the lower back tattoo (aka tramp stamp) since at least 2010 from what we can tell. The thing is...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Gegard Mousasi Takes Controversial Win Over Dan Henderson at UFC on FOX 14 (Video Highlights)

Early stoppage or good stoppage, that is the question hovering over Saturday’s UFC on FOX 14 co-main event between middleweights Gegard Mousasi (pictured) and Dan Henderson. Mousasi floored Henderson with a right hand to the top of the head and pounced. Henderson ate a few punches to the grill before referee Leon Roberts, who was examining the damage from behind the action, pulled...
Via 5thRound.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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