Brian Stann: Knowing Jose Aldo is injured ahead of UFC 189 is 'a very big deal'

With less than two weeks to go until UFC 189, featherweight champion Jose Aldo is still expected to face top contender Conor McGregor despite an injury that has been diagnosed as anything from a bone bruise to a fractured rib. Aldo's doctors along with physicians from the Nevada State Athletic Commission may ultimately decide whether the Brazilian is fit enough to defend his title...
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June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Brian Stann States Obvious Reason Why Jose Aldo Should Fight At UFC 189

Leave it to Fox Sports analyst and former UFC middleweight Brian Stann (pictured) to state the obvious as to why reigning featherweight champion Jose Aldo will likely defend his throne against Conor McGregor at UFC 189 despite having an injured rib. To quote the great Wu Tang Clan, “Cash rules everything around me: CREAM, get the money. Dollar, dollar bill y’all.” “I think...
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Reasons to Watch UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero

This weekend's UFC Fight Night card from Hollywood, Florida has certainly faced an uphill battle in the past couple of weeks after 12 fighters were pulled from the show due to visa issues that prevented the international athletes from gaining access to travel to the United States. The show soldiered on with a slew of new fighters joining the roster as well as others stepping up to...
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June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Brian Stann Weighs In With His Opinion On Jon Jones

As a former training partner of Jon Jones, retired UFC fighter turned analyst Brian Stann is as good a person as any to give an opinion on the former light-heavyweight champion’s current situation and you can watch what he has to say about it below in a clip from the latest edition of the ‘UFC Tonight’ show on FOX Sports 1. —
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

FOX UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Rockhold Crystal Ball Predictions

This week, former UFC star Brian Stann stops by to lend a hand with our Crystal Ball analysis by breaking down the main card for this Saturday's huge FOX UFC Fight Night. Though the former champ played coy when it came to outright predictions ("I have to save those for Saturday!" he said) the television commentator gives incredible insight and perspective for how he feels Saturday...
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 63: Gloriously moustached Timothy Johnson TKO’s Shamil Abdurakhimov in UFC debut

Heavyweights Shamil Abdurakhimov and Timothy Johnson bring heavy hands and intense facial hair into the cage for their respective UFC debuts. The brilliantly moustached Johnson comes in out of Fargo, North Dakota as a +195 underdog. Abdurakhimov is fighting out of Dagestan as a -250 favorite. Bruce Buffer informs us that he is a 5-time  The referee in charge of the action is Mike...
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April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 63: Ron Stallings versus Justin Jones play-by-play

It’s 11 a.m. in Fairfax, Virginia and we are ready to kick off the preliminary portion of UFC Fight Night 63 on FOX Sports 1 from the George Mason University campus. Jon Anik and Brian Stann are cageside to call the action. Justin Jones has already made his walk to the cage and Ron Stallings is just about to join him. Jones makes it clear that he does not want to touch gloves...
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April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 World MMA Awards results

Brian Stann and Nicole Dabeau hosted the seventh annual World MMA Awards. (Photo/Getty Images)The mixed martial arts community gathered together on Friday, January 30 at The Venetian Theatre at The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada for the 2015 World MMA Awards. Voting was done via online balloting over the past few weeks and the winners were announced at the banquet on Friday. Donald...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch The UFC’s 2015 Preview (42 Min Video)

Below you’ll find an extended preview from the UFC focusing on their 2015 fight calendar hosted by Jon Anik alongside Brian Stann and Dominick Cruz. —
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch The Joe Rogan Experience Podcast With Brian Stann

A former UFC fighter, analyst, color commentator and decorated military veteran, Brian Stann has all the ingredients to be an entertaining guest on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast and you can listen to their conversation in full via the video below. —
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey: 'Cat Zingano is the riskiest opponent of my career'

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey says that Cat Zingano's never-say-die attitude will make her the riskiest opponent she's yet to face, when they meet at UFC 184 next month. Rousey spoke with UFC Tonight's Brian Stann and Kenny Florian this week and explained what makes the number one contender so special. "Cat is an extremely unique fghter," Rousey conceded. "Not only is she...
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Brian Stann Discusses Jon Jones Testing Positive For Cocaine & More

Former middleweight fighter and UFC analyst Brian Stann recently appeared on Fox Sports live to discuss UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones testing positive for cocaine after his fight with Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 this past weekend.
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January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

How stupid does Dana White and the UFC think we are as fans?

Look, this is going to be a bit of a written rant. It is probably going violate most rules of journalistic writing. So, if you like that sort of thing or just want something different continue to read on. If not, thanks for the visit we appreciate the click and either way enjoy the rest of your day. If you think I am an idiot let me know on Twitter or in the comment section. If you...
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December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Doubleheader free fights: Shogun KO’s Te-Huna, Bisping defeats Stann

With no UFC event this weekend, the world’s biggest MMA organization is set to have a doozy of a double header next Saturday, November 8th. First on the docket is UFC Fight Night 55, where Middleweights Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold are set to square off in a battle between bitter rivals. Prior to watching Bisping throw down for his 22nd time in the Octagon, take a trip back...
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October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Stann continues to serve military roots by aiding veterans

When Brian Stann began fighting, there was something missing from his life. He had gone from playing middle linebacker at Navy to an infantry officer in the Marine Corps, and the transition to mixed martial arts -- where he would become the WEC light heavyweight champion and a UFC star -- forced Stann to change his focus. "I went from an environment where you're concerned about everybody...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

'DRIVEN -- Brian Stann: All American' premiering on FOX Sports South

FOX Sports South, a FOX Sports regional network, will debut 'DRIVEN -- Brian Stann: All American' on Friday, Sept. 5 at 11:00 p.m. ET, immediately following the Braves vs. Marlins coverage. DRIVEN follows Stann's fascinating journey from the Naval Academy to the Marine Corps, and through his mixed martial arts career to his career in broadcast television. Also known as "All American...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Stann might just be the best commentator in MMA today

If you happen to wander through the host hotel during UFC fight week, you'll generally catch any number of fighters, coaches and managers traipsing through the hallways or standing in the lobby awaiting a bus to arrive or maybe picking up food for the days ahead. Chances are you'll also see UFC color commentator Brian Stann somewhere close by, chatting up all of those fighters, coaches...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 45 Results: Gadelha and Lahdemaki make history

History was made in Atlantic City last night when Claudia Gadelha and Tina Lahdemaki fought to the finish in a contest worthy of forever being labeled the first fight in UFC women’s strawweight history. From the word go we were reminded why Gadelha has been highly regarded as a future champion at 115 lbs by those in the know. She came into the contest carrying a sterling record...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC on Fox 11 Preview Show

UFC on Fox 11 takes place on Saturday night from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. The main event features two of the top three ranked heavyweights in the UFC as Fabricio Werdum battles Travis Browne. The co-feature has Miesha Tate battling Liz Carmouche in women’s bantamweight action. To preview Saturday’s event, we talk to UFC on Fox analyst Brian Stann and
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Stann Explains If Travis Browne Is The Best Heavyweight In The UFC Not Named Cain Velasquez

UFC on Fox 11 takes place on Saturday night from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. The main event features two of the top three ranked heavyweights in the UFC as Fabricio Werdum battles Travis Browne. The co-feature has Miesha Tate battling Liz Carmouche in women’s bantamweight action. We talked to UFC on Fox analyst Brian Stann earlier today. Stann previews the card, if Travis...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Who hit Chris Leben hardest during his career?

I’m going to go out on a limb here and say that Chris Leben was hit hardest by Brian Stann or Anderson Silva. I mean, both of those fights ended in mere seconds afterall, even when Leben has one hell of a chin. Then again, Mike Swick took out Leben early in his career, so I don’t even know. Maybe we should switch over to Kenny and Bas to find out exactly who punched Leben the...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 38 Preview Show With Brian Stann

UFC Fight Night 38 takes place tonight at Ginasio Nelio Dias in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. The main event features a rematch between Dan Henderson and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. Their first fight took place at UFC 139 in November of 2011 with Henderson winning the fight by a very close unanimous decision. The fight has been deemed by some as the greatest fight in the history...
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March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 20 MMA fights of 2013

In honor of the UFC’s 20th anniversary this year, I figured it only appropriate that my year end fight countdown involved the top 20 fights from the calendar year 2013.
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Guess who? Can you figure out the identity of this ACC star?

FOX Sports South ACC sideline reporter Jenn Hildreth gives you an inside look at some of the conference's biggest names. Can you figure out who this week's mystery player is? "You wanna know what it's like to tackle (this guy)? Stand on the highway and try to tackle a Mack Truck." -- Brian Stann, FOX Sports South Analyst I stood there, surrounded by my teammates, listening to the...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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