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BEN SAUNDERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ben Saunders injured, forced to withdraw from UFC Fight Night in Brazil

The upcoming UFC Fight Night card in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has taken another big hit as co-main event fighter Ben Saunders has been forced out of his fight against Erick Silva. Sources close to the situation confirmed the news to FOX Sports on Saturday following an initial report from Sherdog.com. Saunders suffered a rib injury that forced him to withdraw from the fight, which was...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Saunders: The second I got cut the goal was to get back to the UFC

Following his time on The Ultimate Fighter season 6, Ben Saunders quickly became a fan favorite with his aggressive style and highlight reel knockouts with some of the nastiest finishes in the welterweight division at the time.  Saunders fell on harder times in 2010 losing back-to-back fights to Jon Fitch and Dennis Hallman and with the UFC roster being slimmed down, he was released...
Via Fox Sports
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Saunders Returns Against Chris Heatherly at UFC Fight Night 49

The UFC re-signed Ben Saunders (pictured) last week and wasted no time in issuing the welterweight his first assignment. On Monday, it was announced Saunders will welcome octagon rookie Chris Heatherly to the big leagues at UFC Fight Night Tulsa. The August 23 event takes place inside BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Saunders emerged onto the MMA scene as a contestant on “The Ultimate...
Via 5thRound.com
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Saunders Returns To The UFC Four Years Later

Former UFC fighter Ben ‘Killa B’ Saunders has been re-signed by the UFC four years after his last bout in the Octagon. Saunders had been signed to a multi-fight deal with Titan FC since April and had been set to fight another former UFC fighter Matt Riddle for the welterweight title at TFC 29 in a couple of weeks time. The fight fell through earlier this week when Riddle pulled...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Saunders Returns to UFC

Former UFC star Ben Saunders (pictured) hasn’t been seen inside the octagon since dropping a unanimous decision to Dennis Hallman at UFC 117. That will soon change. According to MMAFighting, Saunders was released from his contractual obligations with Titan FC and will be allowed to rejoin the UFC. Saunders was slated to headline Titan FC’s August 22 show against fellow former...
Via 5thRound.com
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Riddle vs. Saunders Battle For Titan FC Title 7/14

Pompano Beach, Fla. – Titan FC 29 will be held at the Crown Coliseum in Fayettville, NC on August 22nd and the event will be headlined by a five round welterweight title bout between UFC veterans Ben Saunders and Matt Riddle. Titan FC 29 will mark the promotional debut for Saunders and will be Riddle’s second fight for the organization. The 28-year-old Riddle defeated Michael...
Via BadCulture
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC: Out with Bjorn in with the new

Almost eight years ago an ambitious promoter with a dream and some determination helped create Bellator, arguably the second biggest fight organization in the world. That promoter is Bjorn Rebney and on June 18, Bellator announced that CEO and chairman Rebney is leaving the company he helped build from the ground up. Rebney and the organization’s relationship had fallen on shaky...
Via isportsweb.com
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Saunders Signs with Titan FC

Watch out, Titan FC welterweights. There’s a “Killa B” headed your way. On Tuesday night, Titan FC officials confirmed former UFC and Bellator MMA star Ben Saunders (pictured) has signed a muti-fight deal to join the promotion. The 31-year-old veteran is expected to make his Titan FC debut this summer when the organization takes its talents to CBS Sports Network. Saunders requested...
Via 5thRound.com
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Saunders Granted Release From Bellator

Ben Saunders (pictured) has been granted his wish. After a chat with Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney, the two have decided to amicably part ways.  “I want to thank @BjornRebney for letting me go,” Saunders posted on his Twitter account. “I fullfilled my contract and I wanted to be a free agent again. The future is bright! ” Saunders joined Bellator in April 2011, posting a 7...
Via 5thRound.com
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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