If you are anything like me, the words “title fight” make me instantly catch my interest. Two of the greatest athletes in their sport laying it all on the line for the sake of raising a championship belt over his or her head and being able to say that he or she is the best in that particular organization at that weight. In order to satisfy the thirst for high stakes title fights...
World Series Of Fighting’s Gerald Harris has announced his retirement from the sport at the age of 34.
“Thanks so much for the opportunity but I have a family to take care of so I’m going to have to walk away. I am retiring from Mixed Martial Arts today,” Harris wrote on Facebook.
“Thanks everyone – I appreciate such positive responses. It’s time for me to move on to...
H4TV’s Luke Zachrich (white trunks) attempts a submission against Eric Schambari (Mandatory Credit: Bellator Fighting Championships)
A TUF 7 and Bellator veteran, Luke Zachrich has been fighting his way through the sport’s proving grounds and miraculously staying consistent. It’s not unusual for fighters to find success in Bellator or on The Ultimate Fighter. What is unusual...
Despite having earned a well-deserved reputation as a fighter content to grind out decision victories during his time with the UFC, welterweight contender Dong Hyun Kim (19-2-1, 1NC) stunned both his opponent, as well as those who witnessed the bout with the most devastating knockout so far this year last Saturday. Featured as the main attraction at the UFC’s latest international...
On Saturday, UFC returns to Macau, China with their UFC Fight Night 37 card. In the main event, Dong Hyun Kim takes on John Hathaway.
Kim is currently 18-2-1 with 1 no contest in his pro mixed martial arts career with both of his losses coming in UFC.
In Kim’s defense, those losses came against Demian Maia and Carlos Condit, so they were far from bad losses.
While in UFC, Kim has...
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...
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...