Cacares says being too serious was to blame for losing streak

Alex Caceres snapped a three-fight losing streak, Saturday in Newark by winning a decision over Masio Fullen. The charismatic fighter was relieved just to get the fight and not be cut by the UFC.He told media members after his win that it made him proud to have his promoters keep confidence in him despite his consecutive losses. Caceres believes that his exciting style helped him...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Did the Ref Stop the Francisco Rivera-Alex Caceres Fight Too Soon

If there is anything that sucks about MMA it is the possibility that a ref could jump in and stop a fight too early. The idea is to keep a fighter from getting seriously hurt when he's already lost, but you never know sometimes. For example, Saturday night the Rivera-Caceres fight was stopped barely 20 seconds in after Rivera knocked Caceres down and started to unload on him.Thing...
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June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Francisco Rivera needs just 21 seconds to finish Alex Caceres

Francisco Rivera only needed to land two big punches on the feet to put Alex Caceres down and out early in the first round to kick off UFC Fight Night from New Orleans on Saturday night. It's well known that Rivera packs possibly the biggest pop of any fighter at 135 pounds, and Caceres made the mistake of standing in front of him after the two fighters stepped into the center of...
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June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night pre-fight interview with Alex Caceres

This weekend, the UFC travels to The Big Easy for what is sure to be an exciting night. One of the most eccentric fighters on the card this weekend is Alex Caceres, also known as Bruce Leeroy. Many people may remember him for his time on The Ultimate Fighter, or maybe you just remember him for his different style of fighting. This week, was able to catch up with Caceres...
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 68 Kountermove Preview

The UFC returns to New Orleans this weekend for the first time since Fight Night 25: Shields/Ellenberger with Fight Night 68 headlined by Dan Henderson and Tim Boetsch. DC/Bader was the original headliner which would have been a suitable main event but DC was pulled to fight and defeat Rumble Johnson for the title, leading to the UFC promoting Hendo/Boetsch to the main event slot...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber hoping to reclaim status as 145-pound contender

On Saturday, fight fans will have the chance to experience one of the truly great benefits of televised UFC cards when Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber square-off in a battle of former champions and the main event of UFC Fight Night 66 in Manilla. Scheduled for a five-round, featherweight-affair, this potential war will feature a pair of living-legends who’ve been brought together...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Francisco Rivera vs. Alex Caceres joins UFC Fight Night in New Orleans

A bout between hard-hitting featherweight Francisco Rivera and former "Ultimate Fighter" competitor Alex Caceres has been added to the upcoming UFC Fight Night: Cormier vs. Bader card on June 6 from New Orleans. UFC officials confirmed the fight to FOX Sports on Tuesday. Rivera returns to the Octagon almost exactly six months after his last fight against Urijah Faber where an accidental...
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April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Urijah Faber choke out Alex Caceres

Fan favorite Urijah Faber returns to the Octagon next weekend to take on the dangerous knock out artist Francisco Rivera in the main event of the Fox Sports 1 prelims. This will be Faber’s second straight fight as the main event of the prelims, as he ousted Alex Caceres via submission back at UFC 175 in July. Before Faber returns to the cage at UFC 181, check out his highlight...
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November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 52 weigh-in replay

Main Card (UFC Fight Pass – 3 a.m. ET) • Roy Nelson (264) vs. Mark Hunt (260) • Myles Jury (156) vs. Takanori Gomi (155) • Yoshihiro Akiyama (170) vs. Amir Sadollah (170) • Miesha Tate (135) vs. Rin Nakai (135) • Kiichi Kunimoto (171) vs. Richard Walsh (171) • Kyoji Horiguchi (125) vs. Jon Delos Reyes (125) Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass – 12:30 a.m. ET) • Alex...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 52 Weigh-In Results & Video

The weigh-ins have now taken place ahead of tomorrow’s UFC Fight Night 52 event in Japan and you can see what all the fighters tipped the scales at below. — Main Card: Mark Hunt (264) vs. Roy Nelson (260) Myles Jury (156) vs. Takanori Gomi (155) Yoshihiro Akiyama (170) vs. Amir Sadollah (170) Miesha Tate (135) vs. Rin Nakai (135) Kiichi Kunimoto (171) vs. Richard Walsh (171)...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 52 Kountermove Preview & Freeroll

If this poster doesn’t get you excited for this event I really don’t know what to tell you. Whether you’re staying up extra late to watch the event, or waiting until Saturday morning to catch the violence, we’ve got your usual KM breakdown for this weekends event. This week it’s going to be a few fighters I like as well as a fight and fighter to stay away from. Before...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

The Round Up: UFC fight announcements this week

UFC matchmakers didn't have a ton of new fights to announce this week outside of a few preliminary bouts on some upcoming cards, but the injury bug bit quite a few competitors over the last week. Most notably at the top of the UFC Fight Night on FOX Sports 1 card in Bangor, Maine as a new co-main event came together when Abel Trujillo was forced out of his scheduled bout against...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber off Japan card, Alex Caceres steps in to face Masanori Kanehara

Maybe losing to Urijah Faber makes someone his understudy. Faber has had to pull out of his fight with Masanori Kanehara at UFC Fight Night in Japan on Sept. 20, according to the UFC's Japan website (h/t Sherdog). In his place will step Alex Caceres, the man who lost to Faber at UFC 175 on July 5. The exact injury to Faber is unknown at this time. Caceres (10-6, 1 NC) won five in...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman Leads UFC 175 Salaries

Chris Weidman made the second defense of his UFC middleweight championship defeating Lyoto Machida on Saturday night at UFC 175. The New York native got paid a hefty sum for his night’s work. received the salaries from UFC 175 and Weidman led all fighters making $450,000 for his efforts, with $225,000 to show and another $225,000 in win bonus money. Machida...
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July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber dominates and submits Alex Caceres

Urijah Faber proves he still has a say in the UFC Bantamweight division with a dominant win over Alex Caceres. (Image courtesy of Foxsports) Urijah Faber bounced back for his controversial Renan Barao loss with a submission win at 1 minute 9 seconds of the third round. The loss snaps a 5 fight win streak for Alex Caceres who looked for the fight against Faber after his recent win...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 175 Results (Live)

Stay tuned to this evening for all the UFC 175 results live as they happen from Las Vegas. The preliminary action is scheduled to get underway at aprox 7pm ET (12am UK) with the main card going live at 10pm ET (3am UK). (Press F5 as required to refresh the page for the latest results) — Main Card: Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida Ronda Rousey vs. Alexis Davis...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fight Wolff and Reno Ghost pick UFC 175

UFC 175 is almost here and just like any other fight card – everyone has an opinion. We suggest that you check out what everyone else has to say about the fights on this card before you read what is said here. The Fight Wolff and the Reno Ghost should always be your end all  be all when it comes to fight picks. I take that back. Your first impression should always be the end all...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 175 ‘Weidman vs. Machida’ weigh-in video replay

The Mandalay Bay Events Center will be the setting for not 1, not 2, but 22 UFC fights this weekend. We kick things off at 7 p.m. sharp with a champion versus champion bout when Legacy FC middleweight champ Bubba Bush takes on RFA 185 kingpin and TUF 17 alum Kevin ‘King’ Casey. Below you’ll find the full video replay, written results, and key quotes from the big four. “Obviously...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 175 Weigh-In Results & Video

The weigh-ins have now taken place for tomorrow night’s UFC 175 event in Las Vegas and you can see what all the fighters tipped the scales at below. — Main Card: Champ Chris Weidman (185) vs. Lyoto Machida (184.5) Champ Ronda Rousey (135) vs. Alexis Davis (135) Matt Mitrione (254) vs. Stefan Struve (251.5) Uriah Hall (185) vs. Thiago “Marreta” Santos (185...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 175 Pre-Fight Interviews

Below you’ll find a collection of UFC 175 pre-fight interviews featuring the likes of UFC title holders Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey, plus Urijah faber and Alex Caceres who will feature as the ‘main event’ of the preliminary portion of the card on FOX Sports 1. — Chris Weidman: Ronda Rousey: Urijah Faber: Alex Caceres: Props:
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Five Reasons To Watch UFC 175

UFC 175 takes place on Saturday night from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event, Chris Weidman defends the UFC middleweight title against former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida. The co-feature has UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey facing off against Alexis Davis. You can watch the show starting at 7 p.m. ET with one fight...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida’ Bout Order Confirmed

For the first time in forever (God, my kid’s been making me watch “Frozen” with him far too much), MMA superstar Urijah Faber (pictured) is performing in the prelims of a fight card. He’s facing Alex Caceres in the “featured prelim” at UFC 175, if that’s any consolation… The bright side for Faber is that with a victory, he’ll still be one of the highest paid players...
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Random Ruminations on a Week Gone By

Contributor: Ben Kohn So a bunch of stuff happened last week in the world of MMA, some important and newsworthy while others less so. These are the random cobbled together thoughts that I have on the various tidbits coming out of our crazy little world of cagefighting. May 13th: Referee Leon Roberts should be the next big prospect in the world of MMA. He applied one of the slickest...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber Faces Alex Caceres at UFC 175

Alex Caceres is in big trouble, because Urijah Faber (pictured) doesn’t lose … in non-title tilts. On Wednesday, reported Faber and Caceres will collide at UFC 175. Faber is looking to bounce back from February’s TKO defeat to reigning bantamweight champ Renan Barao. “The California Kid” owns an impressive 30-7 professional record. All of his defeats have come...
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa’ Undergoes Last-Minute Change

And then there were nine, as in only nine bouts that will appear in Saturday’s “UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa” event. Seven hours after Roland Delorme (pictured) and Davey Grant each successfully weighed in for tomorrow’s bantamweight battle, the scrap has been scrapped. The UFC announced the cancellation Friday evening via Twitter, but didn’t offer a reason why...
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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