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A closer look at Fabricio Werdum’s domination of Travis Browne

What a revelation from Fabricio Werdum.  His standup looked amazing. He scored the first two takedowns on Travis Browne in the UFC and dominated him for most of the fight. It was the type of performance that calls for a closer look. The numbers tell a part of Werdum’s dominance as he landed 171 of 251 overall strikes and 121 of 196 significant ones. He was extremely active and...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum puts on striking display while earning one-sided decision victory over Travis Browne at UFC on Fox

If Dana White was serious about the main event to Saturday’s UFC on Fox card being to determine the next challenger for Cain Velasquez and the heavyweight title, Fabricio Werdum will be that challenger. Werdum appears to have earned the shot by virtue of his very dominant and nearly shutout victory on the scorecards against Travis Browne. From the beginning, Werdum’s striking...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tate earns hard fought UD over Carmouche in Orlando (Full Fight Highlights)

Miesha Tate earned her first career UFC victory last night in Orlando and she did it the hard way. She was clearly down after the opening frame against Team Hurricane Awesome’s Liz Carmouche. The striking was just to but it was Carmouche’s 3 takedowns to Tate’s 0 that made it indisputable who was ahead heading into the second. The second round was slightly controversial if...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sarah Kaufman versus Miesha Tate II just makes sense

Before Alexis Davis was announced as Ronda Rousey’s next opponent there was a lot of speculation about who was next for Ronda. One name that did not get mentioned was Sarah Kaufman. After her impressive win over Leslie Smith in Quebec earlier this week, that should all change. She is now another big win away from being next after Davis. The win could and should come against Miesha...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC on Fox: Werdum vs. Browne results

Tonight’s UFC on Fox card had as its main event a bout advertised as a heavyweight title eliminator bout. This meant that either Fabricio Werdum or Travis Browne would earn a shot at heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez with a win tonight. UFC on Fox: Werdum vs. Browne took place from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. The following are the results for UFC on Fox: Werdum vs....
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gina Carano to get the winner of Tate vs. Carmouche?

The possibility of Gina Carano returning to active competition in mixed martial arts has been a major topic over recent months. There are folks like UFC President Dana White, and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey,who believe should Carano return that she should be awarded a UFC title shot immediately. Then there are the group of over dramatic fans who claim they will...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Will Rich Franklin Be The Next Vice President of ONE FC?

Former UFC middleweight champion, Rich “Ace” Franklin, has confirmed that he has been in talks with ONE FC about becoming their new vice president. Franklin posted on his Facebook page that he had been talking with ONE officials and that this decision to move to the small, Singaporean, mixed martial arts promotion had been supported by UFC president Dana White and co-owner, Lorenzo...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen And Hector Lombard Get Together For A Picture

The one and only Chael Sonnen snaps a picture with welterweight contender Hector Lombard. Exciting season of TUF Brazil going on right now and it will be great to see the season all culminate on July 5th at UFC 175 when Chael and Wanderlei finally get to throw some leather instead of words at each other. If the brawl on TUF Brazil was any indication of what will happen on July 5th...
Via Tito Couture
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC on Fox 11 Weigh-In Results Feature Travis Browne And Fabricio Werdum On Weight

UFC on Fox 11 weigh-ins took place earlier today from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. The main event features Travis Browne vs Fabricio Werdum in a heavyweight title eliminator, with the winner facing heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez later this year. Before the fights are made official, all 26 fighters weighed in. Here the weigh-in results. MAIN CARD -Travis Browne (245...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch UFC On Fox 11 Pre-Fight Press Conference Starting at 1 PM ET

The UFC returns to Fox on Saturday with UFC on Fox 11 from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. The main event features two of the top three ranked heavyweights in the UFC as Fabricio Werdum battles Travis Browne. The co-feature has Miesha Tate battling Liz Carmouche in women’s bantamweight action. The pre-fight press conference takes place at 1 PM ET from the home of former NBA...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Stout Puts Ref in Chokehold After Being KO’d (Video)

KJ Noons vs Sam Stout was hardly thought of as a fight of the night candidate at yesterday’s ‘TUF’ Finale but it ended up being the best fight of the night. It only took Noons 33 seconds Stout was funny enough but what occurred afterwards is what truly makes this video special. Stout wasn’t aware that the fight had ended and that he’d been knocked out, so he proceed to...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Fabricio Werdum, Travis Browne to meet for possible heavyweight title shot in Orlando

The top promotion in MMA got back to business this week after a short break with Wednesday’s ”The Ultimate Fighter” finale in Montreal, and the upcoming UFC Fight Night in Orlando on Saturday that will be highlighted by a heavyweight headliner between Travis Browne (16-1-1), and Fabricio Werdum (17-5-1). Currently the second-ranked, heavyweight contender behind Junior Dos Santos...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Rogan: Ronda Rousey could beat Floyd Mayweather

There are things some people say that just make me question their intelligence. UFC’s Joe Rogan just became one of them after insisting UFC women’s champion Ronda Rousey could beat boxer Floyd Mayweather  in a UFC-style bout. While Rogan makes the point that Mayweather isn’t suited for Rousey’s ground game in the octagon, he completely ignores several factors. The first...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC star: Anti-gay Instagram comments caused by hacking

Jon Jones sent a tweet Tuesday night saying he was hacked and pleading his innocence hours after a kid on Instagram claimed that the UFC star wrote homophobic comments on his pictures. The person who caused everything was someone who goes by “Champagnedanii” on Instagram and boasts in his bio that he’s an a–hole. On […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wanderlei Silva And Chael Sonnen’s Brawl: A Blow-By-Blow Account

The full brawl between Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen during the filming of ‘The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3′ was finally aired last night on the UFC Fight Pass service, and if you didn’t get a chance to see it then we’ve got a blow-by-blow account of it, plus reactions from the people involved. The Brawl: The situation goes down cage-side in the TUF gym with the two rivals...
Via Fight Of The Night
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Gallery: Brittney Palmer redefines sexy

Two-time UFC Ring Girl of the Year Brittney Palmer is in the running for the 2014 Maxim Hot 100 list of the world’s sexiest women — and we have to admit she has absolutely redefined the word “sexy.” Palmer and Octagon Girl Arianny Celeste are the two biggest ambassadors of UFC Mixed Martial Arts fights that you can follow on FOX Sports. This month, Palmer landed the cover...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey's next fight announced

International Fight Week in Las Vegas during Fourth of July weekend has become kind of a big deal since its inception, and it's always delivered in terms of big time fights. It all began back in 2012 at UFC 148 when we witnessed what was, at the time, dubbed the biggest rematch in UFC history - Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen II. The following year we would see Chris Weidman...
Via Fight Booth
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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