This preview gives us an inside look at tonight's UFC Flyweight Tournament competitors . Well at least 3 out of 4 of them (Yasuhiro ********** is noticeably M.I.A. in this piece).
"Every kid wants to be a football player or a basketball player.. there was a point when I had to realize, ok, I'm too small to be a football player" - Benavidez
"I think my best asset is mixing it up... I don't really suck at anything." - McCall
UFC Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz on Ian McCall - "...who in my opinion has the best fundamental wrestling and probably the most powerful I think, most strong."
"Benavidez is basically a 125 pound Urijah Faber, that's the best way to put it." - Cruz
" **********'s beaten a lot of people, he is a great fighter. I don't think he's ever fought anyone like Joseph Benavidez. I think Benavidez is the person I'll see in the finals.I think it's got fight of the century written all over it..." - McCall
SYDNEY – Joseph Benavidez, Martin Kampmann, Demetrious Johnson and Ian McCall each earned $50,000 fight-night bonuses for their performances at Friday’s UFC on FX 2 event.
Benavidez earned the night’s “Knockout of the Night” award, Kampmann picked up the “Submission of the Night” bonus, and headliners Johnson and McCall earned “Fight of the Night” honors.
After an exciting night of fights from the Allphones Arena in Australia, the UFC announced that the following fighters were awarded with $50,000 bonuses.
Knockout of the Night:
Submission of the Night:
Fight of the Night:
Demetrious Johnson and Ian McCall
It was also revealed during the post-fight press conference that the scorecard for this fight...
The UFC bantamweight division's most heated rivalry will be at the forefront of the MMA world once again when Dominick Cruz attempts to defend his title against Urijah Faber in July.
The title fight will feature the world's top two bantamweight fighters in a trilogy match to finally determine who the better man is.
The two originally faced off for Urijah Faber's featherweight...
March 1, 2012
UFC on FX 2: Alves vs. Kampmann Press Conference
• Main Event: Thiago "Pitbull" Alves (19-8) vs. Martin "The Hitman" Kampmann (18-5)
• Flyweight Tournament Bout: Joseph Benavidez (15-2) vs. Yasuhiro ********** (19-4-6)
• Flyweight Tournament Bout: Ian "Uncle Creepy" McCall (11-2) vs...
Are you pumped to watch the UFC’s four-man flyweight tournament tonight, but only know who Demetrious Johnson (Pictured) and Joseph Benavidez are? As the old adage goes, “Better late than never,” as the organization has just released a lengthy preview video featuring all four fighters.
Ian McCall and Yasuhiro ********** are the tourney’s other contestants. Johnson and Benavidez...
Congratulations to Nick Davidson for winning our UFC on FX: Alves vs Kampmann Pick 'Em Contest. Next Pick 'Em action will be for Bellator LX this Friday night. Thanks for playing!
Consensus picks:Thiago Alves - 52%Joseph Benavidez - 93%Demetrious Johnson - 77%Court McGee - 75%James Te Huna - 66%Consensus Overall Record in 2012: 20-14 (59%)UFC on FX: Alves vs...
SYDNEY, March 3 – The main event of the second UFC on FX fight card, held at Allphones Arena, delivered exactly the kind of unpredictable action fans have come to expect after seeing Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves at work over the past several years.
Plus, UFC veterans Demetrious Johnson and Joseph Benavidez proved that a drop to 125 pounds didn’t hurt their performance...
One fighter paved the way for the lighter-weight competitors to have a future in mixed martial arts. The other is looking to cement his standing as the future of the sport.
When former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber and current UFC bantamweight titleholder Dominick Cruz lock horns for the third time in the season finale of "The Ultimate Fighter 15," neither fighter...
“The Ultimate Fighter 15″ doesn’t even start for another eight days, yet the controversy surrounding the reality show has already hit a fever pitch.
Opposing coaches and arch enemies Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber (Pictured) can’t seem to get enough of each other on Twitter, but that drama is nothing in comparison to the buzz contestant Dakota Cochrane generated when he...
The 15th Season of The Ultimate Fighter is set to begin next Friday, March 9th.
However, tonight on FUEL TV you can get an advanced look at the coaches and cast with The Ultimate Fighter Live – The Preview which will air at 11:30pm ET.
The 32 member cast will fight their way into the house in their first step to becoming this season’s Ultimate Fighter. UFC...
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