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BEN SAUNDERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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

Prelim Breakout Stars: Ben Saunders & Yuta Sasaki

The Prelim Breakout Star is a once per event article that helps fans get to know those who will be entertaining them from the undercard. The intention of the article is not to bring attention to the most talented guy on the preliminary card, but rather one that the common fan may have overlooked or […]
Via MMA Manifesto
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

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

Bellator 100: Lima vs. Saunders II

Bellator 100: Lima vs. Saunders II When: September 20th, 2013 Where: Grand Canyon University Arena in Phoenix, Arizona How: Spike TV (8PM ET/PT) Who: Mark Scanlon vs. Herman Terrado (welterweight tournament – opening round) Luis Melo vs. Matt Riddle (welterweight tournament – opening round) Vaughn Anderson vs. War Machine (welterweight tournament – opening round) Justin Baesman...
Via 5thRound.com
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Douglas Lima Suffers Broken Hand

After a knockout filled Bellator Tournament run, Welterweight Finalists Douglas Lima and Ben Saunders will have to wait for their long awaited rematch as Douglas Lima has suffered a broken hand. Originally scheduled on March 21st from Maine’s Androscoggin Bank Colisee, the Welterweight Tournament Finals will now take place this summer. “I’m really disappointed, but I [...]
Via BoneSnapper.com
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Bellator 57: Saunders vs. Lima Preview

  When it comes to choosing event dates, Bellator sure can pick ‘em can’t they? Yes, Saturday night is the UFC’s debut on FOX, a landmark moment for mixed martial arts. Yes, Saturday night is Pacquiao vs. Marquez 3, a huge trilogy fight featuring the biggest name in boxing. So you’d be forgiven if you’re not wondering what’s on on MTV 2. But hey, that’s what they...
Via Race Review Online
November 11, 2011  |  Discuss
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