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TUF 20 Full Fight: #14 Randa Markos versus #3 Tecia Torres

TUF 20 kicked off with a bang when Invicta standout Tecia Torres took on Chaldean/Canadian wrestling based Randa Markos. Team Melendez’s first pick, Torres, came in to the tournament as one of the odds on favorites to win the whole thing. Would Markos play spoiler and put Team Pettis on the right track? Or would Torres make Team Melendez proud for taking her as their first overall...
Via Fight Booth
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs Nelson Fight Card

UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs Nelson Sept 20, 2014 Saitama Super Arena Saitama, Japan (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report) (number in brackets is the betting odds: ‘-’ denotes the favorite – lines from BestFightOdds)   Fight Card (UFC Fight Pass – 3:00 am Eastern) Heavyweights (five rounds) Mark Hunt (9-8-1, #8 ranked heavyweight) vs Roy Nelson (20-9) […]
Via MMA Manifesto
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch Ronda Rousey’s Media Scrum At UFC Fight Night 51

UFC woman’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was the special guest at UFC Fight Night 51 in Brazil this weekend and you can watch her full media scrum prior to the event below. —
Via Fight Of The Night
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Next Fights for Andrei Arlovski and Antonio Silva?

  We at Fight At The Night have decided to explore the most possible, most appropriate and most interesting next fights for both Silva and Arlovski in the aftermath of their bout in Brasilia, Brazil. Andrei Arlovski He into the Main Event as the underdog, but Andrei ‘the Pitbull’ Arlovski silenced the crowd in Brasilia after he knocked out Silva just 2:59 into the first round...
Via Fight Of The Night
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Arlovski KO’s Antonio Silva In 1st Round At UFC Fight Night 51

Andrei Arlovski finally showed signs of getting back to his old self tonight in the main event of UFC Fight Night 51 as he dropped Antonio Silva with strikes and then knocked him out with hammerfist strikes mid-way through the opening round. Round One: The main event of the evening is underway in Brazil. Silva with his hands held high to start. Arlovski wades in with a few body...
Via Fight Of The Night
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Daley KO’s opponent at BAMMA 16 (Video)

Mixed martial arts fans around the globe cheered when Bellator MMA announced the re-signing of British bruiser Paul Daley two months ago. Prior to his Bellator return, Daley was scheduled to have one last bout overseas at BAMMA 16 against a Brazilian late replacement, Marinho Moreira da Rocha. After an enthralling first round, Daley came out looking for the finish in the second...
Via Fight Hub TV
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Emanuel Newton brought the ‘Hardcore’ to Michigan last night

Emanuel Newton entered the Bellator cage in Plymouth, Michigan last night to defend his undisputed light heavyweight strap for the very first time. His opponent, the always exciting Joey Beltran, was coming into the bout with just one win to his name over his last six fights. Many felt that he didn’t deserve to be in this situation. Regardless, he certainly made the best of it...
Via Fight Booth
2 days ago  |  Discuss

BJ Penn Unloads on Mike Dolce

BJ Penn (pictured) might be done fighting, but the future UFC Hall of Famer isn’t done trashing MMA nutritionist Mike Dolce. After battling to cut down to 145 pounds, the lightest Penn has been in nearly two decades, only to get annihilated by Frankie Edgar at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale, Penn said he would “never hire [Dolce] again for anything.” Penn looked slow, sluggish...
Via 5thRound.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Georges St-Pierre Gets Golden Treatment Upon UFC Return

It’s always nice to have options. It’s even better to get everything you want when you finally make your decision. That’s the boat former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre (pictured) is currently sitting in after UFC president Dana White said he’d allow St-Pierre to choose his opponent if he decides to return – current champ, top contender, can, whoever. “It...
Via 5thRound.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White: Ben Askren is the New Tito Ortiz

What’s worse than having one Tito Ortiz? Having two – that is, if you were to ask UFC president Dana White. According to White, ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren has emerged as the next Tito Ortiz because of his uncanny ability to irk White with his comments about the UFC. It’s a page ripped right out of “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” playbook. “I thought Tito was...
Via 5thRound.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

TUF 20: Rose Namajunas puts it all on the line

What more could we say about ‘Thug’ Rose Namajunas. She’s as explosive as she is charming. Her relationship with former UFC heavyweight Pat Barry is that of the high-profile variety in MMA circles, and it’s one that both fighters celebrate publicly. When it comes to picking a winner of TUF 20, you’d be hard pressed to leave Namajunas out of the conversation. The 22-year...
Via Fight Booth
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ultimate Fighter Winner Julianna Peña Is On The Comeback Trail

As the cage door closed, the highly regarded Bantamweight Shayna Baszler gave an icy stare across the ring to her opponent. Being backed by UFC Champion Ronda Rousey, Baszler seemed to have all the hype on her side. After an opening round saw back and forth action between the two combatants, Baszler came off her stool for the second round not realizing what was about to happen. An...
Via Oregon Sports News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC’s Joe Rogan Bashes Pro Wrestling, Criticizes Brock Lesnar

Comedian Tony Hinchcliffe appeared on last week’s episode of The Joe Rogan Experience (available HERE). According to Hinchcliffe, WWE offered him a one-year contract to join the WWE creative team. Hinchcliffe went to say that the offer was “insanely serious money” and he was happy to receive the offer as a life-long pro wrestling fan. However, he did not want to give up his...
Via WZR Online
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bellator Announces Tito Ortiz And Stephan Bonnar Opposite UFC 180, Scuffle Ensues After Fight Announcement

During tonight’s Bellator 123, the promotion announced that Tito Ortiz will be facing Stephan Bonnar at Bellator 131 on Saturday, November 15th from the Valley View Center in San Diego, California, which is opposite of UFC 180 from Mexico City, Mexico. In a press release from Bellator, Ortiz said he hates Bonnar and is a phony. “This fight is as personal as it gets,” Ortiz...
Via Between The Ropes
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Ross to call his first ever MMA event, team with Sonnen

Legendary pro wrestling announcer Jim Ross will return to the broadcast booth and call his first-ever MMA show on October 3rd, and his broadcast partner is a familiar face to UFC fans – disgraced former Fox analyst Chael Sonnen. Ross and Sonnen will team up to call the Battleground MMA show from Tulsa, Oklahoma, which will air on pay-per-view. The show’s main draw is an eight...
Via Awful Announcing
11 days ago  |  Discuss

War Machine pleads not guilty to charges, faces life in prison

Former MMA fighter War Machine pleaded not guilty to 32 felony counts in a Las Vegas courtroom on Wednesday, including two counts of attempted murder. If convicted, he could face life in prison without the possibility for parole. War Machine is accused of nearly beating his ex-girlfriend, adult film star Christy Mack, to death in her home on August 8. He was named as Jon Koppenhaver...
Via Rumors and Rants
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Who's next for Ronda Rousey?

UFC boss Dana White is still angling for Ronda Rousey to face Gina Carano next, but another candidate has entered the mix for a shot at the champion. Bethe Correia beat Rousey’s buddy Shayna Baszler convincingly at UFC 177 on Saturday night in Sacramento and called out Rousey in her post-fight interview. “I want to […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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