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UFC Returns To Tulsa Saturday

THE UFC® RETURNS TO TULSA ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 23 WHEN BENSON HENDERSON BATTLES RAFAEL DOS ANJOS IN FIVE-ROUND MAIN EVENT Plus: DEMIAN MAIA vs. MIKE PYLE JORDAN MEIN vs. BRANDON THATCH FRANCIS CARMONT vs. THALES LEITES CHAS SKELLY vs. TOM NIINIMAKI AARON PHILLIPS vs. MATT HOBAR MAX HOLLOWAY vs. MIRSAD BEKTIC TIM ELLIOTT vs. WILSON REIS TICKETS FOR UFC FIGHT NIGHT™: HENDERSON...
Via BadCulture
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald’s latest win doesn’t necessarily equal title shot

Heading into Saturday’s welterweight showdown between Rory MacDonald and Tyron Woodley at UFC 174, fight fans were rightfully expecting to witness a crowd-pleasing war that would leave both contenders bloodied and the promotion with another proven title threat. But while MacDonald held up his end of the bargain with an offensive attack that capitalized mainly upon his length and...
Via Sports-Glory
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The Two Sheds Review: UFC Miocic vs Maldonado

From The Two Sheds Review: UFC Miocic vs Maldonado It’s time to make a quick return to the Octagon for the second part of our UFC double header. With Stipe Miocic facing Fabio Maldonado in the main event of Brazil’s Fight Night, shown live in the early hours of this past Sunday morning on BT Sport here in Britain. The show began in the featherweight division as Rony Jason faced...
Via TWNP-Wrestling News & Information
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

TUF Brazil 3 Finale: Miocic vs Maldonado Fighter Purses, Attendance & Gate

(Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports) Demian Maia got a much needed win last night at the TUF Brazil 3 Finale, and ended up earning the biggest payday at the event. Before we go any further, we should note that international events generally don’t release fighter pay info, so none of the following salary data for the event is […]
Via MMA Manifesto
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

TUF Brazil 3 Finale Results And Recap

The TUF Brazil 3 Finale took place last night, the second of two UFC events in the space of 24hrs. It was a case of ‘blink and you’ll miss it’ in the main event as Stipe Miocic hurt Fabio Maldonado with his first punch of the fight and then dropped him with a flush straight right before raining down a few hammerfists for the TKO finish with just 35 seconds gone. Maldonado has...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Brazil – Results & Post Fight Press Conference

Check out the post fight press conference for UFC Fight Night: Brazil in the video below. Full event results listed below.UFC Fight Night Brazil (UFC Fight Night 42) Results:Stipe Miocic def. Fabio Maldonado TKO (punches) at 0:35 of the first roundAntonio Carlos Jr. def. Vitor Miranda by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)“TUF: Brazil 3″ heavyweight tourney finalWarlley...
Via MMAInsider
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

TUF Brazil 3 Finale Weigh-In Results And Video

The TUF Brazil 3 Finale weigh-ins have now taken place and you can see what all the fighters tipped the scales at below. — Main Card: Stipe Miocic (238) vs. Fabio Maldonado (225) Warlley Alves (185) vs. Marcio Alexandre Junior (184) Antonio Carlos Junior (212) vs. Vitor Miranda (216) Demian Maia (171) vs. Alexander Yakovlev (170) Rony Jason (146) vs. Robbie Peralta (146) Prelims...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

TUF Brazil 3 Finale Predictions

The TUF Brazil 3 Finale is the second event the UFC has planned for this Saturday and you can check out our predictions for all the fights below. — Main Card: Stipe Miocic vs. Fabio Maldonado Maldonado is a very tough customer and would never back down from a fight, but moving up to heavyweight to take on a top 10 contender on short notice doesn’t seem like the best idea. Miocic...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

TUF Brazil 3 Finale Fight Card

The second live UFC event this coming Saturday night is the TUF Brazil 3 Finale which airs directly after the UFC Fight Night 41 event in Germany. Headlining this one is the No.7 ranked heavyweight Stipe Miocic who faces a late replacement opponent in light-heavyweight Fabio Maldonado after Junior dos Santos pulled out injured. Of course the event features the two TUF Brazil 3 finals...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Fighter Scouting Report: Demian Maia

(Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports) Demian Maia Vitals 6’0″ 170 lbs (Welterweight) 72″ reach, Southpaw Nov 6, 1977 Record 18-6 (UFC: 12-6) Current Streak 2 straight losses Training 4th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Numerous grappling championships Championships Held Super Challenge Tournament Winner (83 kg): 2006 Strengths - perhaps the best BJJ practitioner in […]
Via MMA Manifesto
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Shogun Rua robbed at gunpoint in Brazil

Chael P. Sonnen might walk the mean streets of West Linn, but those sidewalks ain’t got nothin’ on Rio de Janeiro. According to Brazilian outlet Portal Vale Tudo, former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (pictured) was robbed at gunpoint in his homeland of Brazil earlier this month. Shogun dropped off fellow UFC star Demian Maia and their manager, Eduardo...
Via 5thRound.com
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald Forced To Play The Waiting Game

Faced with the prospect of losing his place among the division’s best, Rory MacDonald came through with a three-round, unanimous decision win over veteran Demian Maia at UFC 170 on Saturday night. Even after an impressive outing against a capable opponent that resulted in a hefty bonus however, MacDonald’s plan to face the winner of the upcoming welterweight title fight may not...
Via Sports-Glory
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Pictures Of The Cut And Avocado That Nearly Ruined UFC 170

Firas Zahabi might need to hold an avocado cutting seminar up in Canada. Glad this did not end with the Maia and MacDonald fight being dropped! Demian Maia does a pre-fight interview Watch all fighter video blogs at Intravid.com
Via Tito Couture
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

What's next for UFC 170's biggest winners and losers?

UFC 170 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada provided many important moments that like any good UFC pay-per-view make us ask that all familiar question after the night is over - what's next? Well in Ronda's case, even Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith want to know. Below I'll take a look at what makes sense to me in the near future for last night'...
Via hov-mma
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: MacDonald vs Maia Fight Highlights

Video: Highlights: Demian Maia vs. Rory MacDonald   Read more ...
Via MMA Manifesto
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey Highlights UFC 170 Fight Bonuses

In the main event of tonight’s UFC 170, Ronda Rousey garnered her first stoppage by strikes as she defeated Sara McMann to retain the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. The champion also ended up with some extra cash in her pocket at the end of the night. It was announced during the post-fight press conference that the fight night bonuses went to Rory MacDonald and Demian...
Via Between The Ropes
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald, Demian Maia, Ronda Rousey and Stephen Thompson Win Bonuses at UFC 170

After a decent night of MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Rory MacDonald (pictured), Demian Maia, Ronda Rousey and Stephen Thompson each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann.” MacDonald and Maia won “Fight of the Night” for their back-and-forth battle. When the dust settled on their shootout, MacDonald...
Via 5thRound.com
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald Outpoints Demian Maia At UFC 170

Demain Maia got off to a good start in his fight at UFC 170 this evening, winninig the early ground battle, but Rory MacDonald rallied with improved takedown defense, superior striking and deeper energy reserves in the last two rounds to earn a well deserved decision victory. Round One: Maia fires of a punch and then tries to shoot in, but it’s stuffed. Maia does the same again...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 170 Weigh-In Results: Ronda Rousey, Sara McMann Set For Main Event

UFC 170 weigh-ins took place moments ago from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, which is where tomorrow nights card takes place. All 22 fighters on the card made weight including the main event fighters, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and challenger Sara McMann. “I think it’s an amazing, historic event for the UFC,” Rousey added. “It...
Via Between The Ropes
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

MacDonald vs. Maia: Redemption on the Line

This UFC 170 bout is crucial for both Rory MacDonald and Demian Maia Guillermo Sida – February 21, 2014 UFC 170 will see a pair of welterweights who both have tasted the bitterness of defeat recently. Rory MacDonald (15-2) and Damien Maia (18-5) are set to square off in a crucial fight. It is a fight that either man cannot afford to lose. Both MacDonald and Maia are coming off...
Via Overtime
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The Kountermove Confidential: Prologue - UFC 170 Edition

Rory is the Dick Stensland of this eventHere it is all the info on UFC 170 Koutermove style all very hush-hush and the QT. How this will work is that each week I will give you my picks for the following categories; the Dick Stensland fighter to avoid, the Jack Vincennes you want this fighter on your team, the Edmond Exely/Bud White high/low combo and the Dudley Smith all-stars aka...
Via hov-mma
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Countdown to UFC 170 ‘Rousey vs. McMann’ Full Episode

The UFC has broken down the latest edition of their Countdown series, which helps build anticipation for the top match ups of their numbered pay-per-views, into three parts: the title fight between the undefeated Olympians, Rousey and McMann; the grudge match up between top contender Daniel Cormier and highly touted last second replacement Patrick Cummins, and the pivotal welterweight...
Via Fight Booth
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Demian Maia Does A Pre Fight Interview

Maia has won 3 of his 4 fights since making the move to 170lbs and has a very difficult task ahead of him in Rory MacDonald. The Canada phenom is incredibly well-rounded and although Maia is known for his BJJ skills he has proven to be a threat wherever the fight takes place so it will be interesting to see what type of strategy he has coming into this fight. Predictions anyone?...
Via Tito Couture
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 170: Rory MacDonald, Demian Maia Overlooked For Now

After learning that an injury would cause Rashad Evans to pull out of his upcoming bout with Daniel Cormier this past week, the UFC scrambled to find a last-minute replacement, turned down Chael Sonnen’s offer to step-in, and even considered moving on without the fight before finally signing the sport’s very own version of Rocky Balboa. But with the lion’s share of attention...
Via Sports-Glory
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 170 ‘Rousey vs. McMann’ official poster reveal

Just in case you missed the UFC 168 post-fight press – Ronda Rousey will be fighting again in less than two months. Her opponent, fellow Olympian Sara McMann, also celebrates an undefeated record in pro MMA and has medaled multiple times in submission grappling and freestyle wrestling. In an unprecedented move by the UFC, the official event poster was released just moments after...
Via Fight Booth
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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