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RYAN BADER RUMORS & GOSSIP

An Arizona basketball rivalry game was going on ... then a wild Ryan Bader appeared

Chalk this one up as something you didn’t expect to see today. Bellator light heavyweight champion Ryan Bader made a surprising appearance at Thursday’sArizona State Sun Devils vs. Arizona Wildcats college basketball game, and he certainly seemed to be enjoying himself in the role of troll. Bader (24-5 MMA, 2-0 BMMA), who attended Arizona State University and was an NCAA Division...
Via MMA Junkie
4 days ago

It’s Now Or Never For Ryan Bader

UFC light heavyweight and all-around nice guy Ryan Bader (pictured) thought last January’s victory over Phil Davis was good enough to secure a title shot. It wasn’t. Bader then crashed champion Daniel Cormier’s UFC 187 post-fight conference in May demanding a crack at the crown. Despite the impromptu WWE-esque promo the rivals cut, which resulted in Bader being escorted from the...
Via 5thRound.com
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Ryan Bader Pays Steep Price For Five Decision Wins

Some guys are gifted UFC title shots as if they’re going out of style. Others, like light heavyweight Ryan Bader (pictured), have to take the scenic route for a crack at the crown. With five straight wins, Bader is the hottest fighter in the division. He thought January’s victory over Phil Davis was good enough to secure him a title shot. “Darth” thought wrong. Last month’s win...
Via 5thRound.com
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Bader Defeats Rashad Evans By Unanimous Decision At UFC 192

Demonstrating improved striking tonight at UFC 192, Ryan Bader was able to get the better of Rashad Evans and secure the biggest win of his career via unanimous decision. Round One: Bader comes in looking to strike, but Evans waiting to counter. Leg kick from Bader. Overhand right attempt from Bader. Body kick from Bader. Evans comes up short with a winhing hook. Nice right...
Via Fight Of The Night
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Bader, Rashad Evans trade trash talk over Twitter

Ryan Bader and Rashad Evans are scheduled to fight at UFC 192 in October, and the two are kicking the hype into high gear with some Twitter trash talk. On Saturday, Bader tweeted about training for the fight. Evans took a humorous swipe at him by saying he was “wasting” his time by training. @ryanbader @Powermmafitness Stop wasting your time! This won't help you! Only thing that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Bader Defeats OSP By Decision At UFC Fight Night 47

Ryan Bader was able to get the better of Ovince St. Preux over the course of five rounds tonight at UFC Fight Night 47 thanks mostly to his superior wrestling including multiple takedowns. Round One: Bader with a low kick to start. OSP with a short flurry. Bader in with a hard punch that just comes up short and no more. Bader secures a takedown and is straight into side control...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Bader vs. Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante UFC 174 (Video Highlights)

Most of the time in the big leagues, if you only look to hit a home run, you often strike out. Or, you allow your opponent to pitch a shutout. That’s what happened to Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante Saturday night at UFC 174. While Feijao continued to miss on his haymakers, Ryan Bader (pictured) dodged and dumped the former Strikeforce champion on his back. When it was all settled,...
Via 5thRound.com
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Bader Beats Rafael Feijao By Dominant Decision At UFC 174

Ryan Bader dominated Rafael ‘Feijao’ Cavalcante tonight at UFC 174 with a little striking and a lot of wrestling and clinch work. Round One: Feijao with a low kick to start. Bader throws out a rangey left hook that misses. High kick from Bader and punches to follow, but not much lands from the combination. Bader with the jab and then gets a takedown. Feijao is right back up...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Bader Posts X-Ray of Broken Hand After Win at UFC Fight Night 33

Ryan Bader outstruck Anthony Perosh 156 to 11 en route to Saturday’s landslide unanimous decision victory at UFC Fight Night 33. Unfortunately for Bader, pummeling a guy in the dome for 15 non-stop minutes has its consequences.  Bader did not attend the post-fight press conference because he was transported directly to the hospital to have his right hand x-rayed. As depicted by the...
Via 5thRound.com
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan Bader back in winner’s circle after demolition of Anthony Perosh

When Anthony Perosh found out the UFC was coming to his home country, he made a plea to UFC brass, asking to fight Ryan Bader. As fight requests go, it wasn't exactly Georges St-Pierre asking to fight Matt Hughes, in either magnitude or execution. Perosh spent most of the night in a defensive shell, trying to survive the onslaught of Bader. He was successful in surviving, but not...
Via FOX Sports
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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