UFC officials announced today that Amir Sadollah has been forced out of UFC 160 and Nah-Shon Burrell will replace him in a bout against Stephen Thompson at the event. UFC 160 takes place May 25 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. The main event will be a heavyweight title bout between [...]
The injury bug strikes again, this time taking out welterweight Amir Sadollah from his scheduled bout with Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson. Strikeforce import Nah-shon Burrell steps in against ‘Wonderboy’ at UFC 160. The UFC announced the switch earlier today on twitter.
Nah-shon made his UFC debut back at UFC 157, defeating Yuri Villefort via unanimous decision in hostile...
On Wednesday night, a featherweight affair between Dennis Bermudez (pictured) and Max Holloway was announced for UFC 160.
Both 145-pounders will be riding a three-fight winning streak into the May 25 contest.
After losing to Diego Brandao in “The Ultimate Fighter 14″ finals, Bermudez has bounced back to beat Pablo Garza, Tommy Hayden and most recently Matt Grice.
At the tender...
With the UFC firing athletes at a fast and furious pace, 15-time Octagon veteran Jeremy Stephens (Pictured) will likely be fighting for his big league career against Estevan Payan.
On Wednesday morning, the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced the lightweights will battle May 25th at UFC 160.
The promotion didn’t do Stephens any favors by pitting him against Payan. “El Terrible”...
Who says Dan Hardy (Pictured) doesn’t have a ground game? For Hardy fans who expected to see vintage “Outlaw” do his thing against Amir Sadollah on Saturday, Hardy decided to flip the script and showcase his improved grappling skills.
After making his name as one of MMA’s most lethal gunslingers, Hardy stated after his unanimous decision victory that he’s no longer interested...
Main Card (Fuel TV) Weight Class Method Round Time Notes Heavyweight Stefan Struve def. Stipe Miocic KO (punches) 2 3:50 Welterweight Dan Hardy def. Amir Sadollah Decision (unanimous) 3 5:00 Bantamweight Brad Pickett def. Yves Jabouin KO (punches) 1 3:40 Lightweight Matt Wiman def. Paul Sass Submission (armbar) 1 3:48 Welterweight John Hathaway def. John [...]
Main Card (Fuel TV)• Heavyweight Bout: Stefan Struve (251) vs. Stipe Miocic (239)
• Welterweight Bout: Dan Hardy (169) vs. Amir Sadollah (169)
• Bantamweight Bout: Brad Pickett (135) vs. Yves Jabouin (136)
• Lightweight Bout: Paul Sass (156) vs. Matt Wiman (156)
• Welterweight Bout: John Hathaway (169) vs. John Maguire (169)
• Welterweight Bout: Che Mills...
All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow’s “UFC on FUEL TV: Struve vs. Miocic” event will be tipping the scale today inside Capital FM Arena in Nottingham, England. The first athlete is scheduled to weigh-in at approximately 11AM ET/8AM PT.
Please click HERE if you would like to stream today’s weight competition.
A heavyweight shootout between Stefan Struve and...
The official weigh-ins for “UFC on FUEL TV: Struve vs. Miocic” take place today inside Capital FM Arena in Nottingham, England. Stream Friday’s weight contest live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 11AM ET/8AM PT.
A heavyweight shootout between Stipe Miocic (Pictured) and Stefan Struve headlines the freebie fight card. Welterweights Dan Hardy and Amir Sadollah serve as...
PACKS A PUNCH
So far, our exposure to kids MMA has been pretty horrifying. It’s either Armenian businessmen organizing child shootfights in bars or daycare workers lining kids up and making them hit each other on video, and that doesn’t leave a lot of room for happiness and compassion. That may have all changed thanks to this video of Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy waving a kid over and letting...
The Octagon’s next freebie fight card takes place September 29th inside Capital FM Arena in Nottingham, England. “UFC on FUEL TV: Struve vs. Miocic” features a heavyweight scrap between Stefan Struve (Pictured) and Stipe Miocic.
Welterweights Dan Hardy and Amir Sadollah serve as the night’s co-main event.
To help promote the show, the UFC has released the event’s official...
Date: Sep 29, 2012
Location: Nottingham, England
Venue: Capital FM Arena
Broadcast: FUEL TV and Facebook
Stipe Miocic vs. Stefan Struve
Dan Hardy vs. Amir Sadollah
Yves Jabouin vs. Brad Pickett
Paul Sass vs. Matt Wiman
John Hathaway vs. John Maguire
Che Mills vs. Duane Ludwig
Kyle Kingsbury vs. Jimi Manuwa
Andy Ogle vs. Akira Corassani
Tom Watson vs. Brad Tavares
Jason Young vs...
It's been a minute since Dan Hardy has entered a bout coming off a win. On September 29th the Nottingham born fighter will be returning home for the first time since 2008 in an attempt to climb back up the ranks. Standing in front of him will be TUF Season 7 winner and leg kick mastermind Amir Sadollah. It's well known that Hardy dropped four in a row and was on the chopping...
As expected, Dan Hardy (Pictured) will scrap in front of his hometown peeps when the Octagon makes its debut in Nottingham, England. The MMA promotion announced the slugger meets Amir Sadollah at “UFC on FUEL TV: Struve vs. Miocic.”
Hardy finally found himself back in the win column when he put Duane Ludwig to sleep at UFC 146. “The Outlaw” was on a four-fight skid prior...
Congratulations to Hugo V for winning our UFC on Fuel TV: Korean Zombie vs Poirier Pick 'Em Contest (via a tiebreaker). Next Pick 'Em action will be UFC on Fuel TV: Korean Zombie vs Poirier on May 15th. Thanks for playing!Consensus Picks:Dustin Poirier - 65%Amir Sadollah - 82%Donald Cerrone - 96%Yves Jabouin - 65%Igor Pokrajac - 53%Consensus Overall Record in 2012: 38...
Main Card (Fuel TV 8:00 PM ET)
• Middleweight bout: Jason MacDonald (25-15) vs. Tom Lawlor (17-4)
• Light Heavyweight bout: Igor "The Duke" Pokrajac (24-8) vs. Fabio Maldonado (18-4)
• Bantamweight bout: Jeff Hougland (10-4) vs. Yves "Tiger" Jabouin (17-7)
• Lightweight bout: Donald "...
Preliminary Card (Facebook 5:30 PM ET)
• Alex Soto (6-1-1) vs. Francisco Rivera (7-1)
• Jeff "Big Frog" Curran (33-14-1) vs. Johnny Eduardo (25-9)
• Rafael dos Anjos (15-6) vs. Kamal Shalorus (7-2-2)
• TJ Grant (17-5) vs. Carlo "Neo" Prater (30-10-1)
• Cody McKenzie (12-2) vs. Marcus LeVesseur (21-5)
• Brad Tavares (7-1) vs. Dongi "...
Amir Sadollah (5-3) vs. Jorge Lopez (11-2)
The seventh winner of "The Ultimate Fighter" tries to rebound from a disappointing loss nearly one year ago when he returns to the Octagon against Wand Fight Team product Lopez, who also suffered defeat in his UFC debut last September.
Sadollah, 31, a talented sambo and muay thai practitioner, trains out of Xtreme Couture and...
The UFC rolls into Fairfax, Virginia for UFC on Fuel TV 3 tonight. In the main event of the evening the winner will all but be assured a Featherweight title shot when “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung takes on Dustin Poirier in a five-round main event match up. Related posts:
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Main Card (Fuel TV) • "The Korean Zombie" Chan Sung Jung (145) vs. Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier (145)
• Amir Sadollah (171) vs. Jorge Lopez (171) • Donald "The Cowboy" Cerrone (155) vs. Jeremy "Lil Heathen" Stephens (155) • Jeff Hougland (135) vs. Yves "Tiger" Jabouin (135) • Igor "The Duke" Pokrajac (205...
Over the weekend, “The Ultimate Fighter 9″ winner James Wilks (Pictured) unceremoniously announced his retirement from mixed martial arts via his Twitter account. The 34-year-old cited injuries as his reason for walking away from the game.
After taking the welterweight tournament in June of 2009 by submitting DaMarques Johnson to earn a six-figure UFC contract, Wilks went on...
While they may not be household names, two very entertaining UFC welterweights will battle this Saturday afternoon (April 14, 2012) as DaMarques Johnson squares off against the UK’s John Maguire on the UFC on Fuel TV 2 main card in Stockholm, Sweden.
Johnson has had a very up and down career thus far in the UFC, never really able to string together some quality wins. He’s coming...
The UFC on Fuel will launch it's 3rd live Main Card on Tuesday May 15th from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia.
The Main Event features a bout between The Korean Zombie and Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier, a contest that will likely decide who gets the next crack at Featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo sometime later this summer.
This is one of those cards...
‘UFC on FUEL TV 3′ takes place May 15th inside Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia. UFC Fight Club members will have the opportunity to purchase seats for the show on Wednesday, March 14th at 10AM ET/7AM PT.
A special Internet ticket pre-sale will be available to UFC Newsletter subscribers on Thursday, March 15th at 10AM ET/7AM PT.
The general public will have access to the...
With the Octagon set to host their first major event on FUEL TV this Wednesday, the organization has announced three bouts for their third show on the network. “UFC on FUEL TV 3″ takes place inside Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia.
A middleweight bout between Brad Tavares (Pictured) and Dongi Yang, lightweights Aaron Riley and Cody McKenzie, and a welterweight scrap with...