Demain Maia Out Indefinitely With Serious Bone Infection

Demian Maia is having a tough time at the moment as it was revealed on the latest edition of the UFC Tonight show that he’s suffering from a serious bone infection known as ‘osteomyelitis.’ At first Maia just had a bone bruise in his shoulder which forced him out of his scheduled fight with Mike Pyle at UFC Fight Night 49 last weekend, but it then developed into a staph infection...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Demian Maia out of action with a bone infection

UFC welterweight Demian Maia will be on the shelf for an undetermined amount of time after being diagnosed with a bone infection that happened following a staph infection, which forced him out of his last fight against Mike Pyle at UFC Fight Night on FOX Sports 1: Henderson vs. Dos Anjos. Maia's manager Eduardo Alonso told UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani that the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Mein vs. Mike Pyle Co-Headlines UFC Fight Night Tulsa

The game of welterweight musical chairs comes to a convenient end for UFC Fight Night Tulsa. With injuries to Demian Maia and Brandon Thatch, Jordan Mein (pictured) and Mike Pyle will now meet each other in the August 23 event. Mein was initially slated to face Thatch, while Pyle was set to battle Maia. Mein has won four of his past five fights, rebounding nicely from a TKO loss...
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Returns To Tulsa Saturday

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July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Thiago Alves Out, Brandon Thatch in Against Jordan Mein at UFC Fight Night 49

An undisclosed injury has forced Thiago Alves out of his UFC Fight Night 49 shootout against Jordan Mein. No need to fear, Brandon Thatch (pictured) is here. UFC officials announced the switcheroo Wednesday. The August 23 event takes place inside BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Thatch will be riding a 10-fight winning streak into the tango. “Rukus” has made quite the commotion...
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 49 Gets Carmont Vs Leites And Maia Vs Pyle

The UFC Fight Night 49 event in Oklahoma on August 23rd has been bolstered by the addition of two new bouts that are expected to feature on the main card. First up, in the middleweight division Francis Carmont will take on Thales Leites. After a strong start to his UFC career that saw him rack up six wins in a row, Carmont has slumped to back-to-back defeats against Ronaldo ...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Francis Carmont vs. Thales Leites, Demian Maia vs. Mike Pyle Added to UFC Fight Night 49

On Wednesday, a pair of scraps were added to UFC Fight Night 49. A middleweight tango between Francis Carmont (pictured) and Thales Leites, as well as a welterweight affair with Demian Maia and Mike Pyle were announced by the UFC. The August 23 event takes place inside BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. After rattling off 11 straight wins, Carmont tries to snap a disappointing two-fight...
July 02, 2014  |  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...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

TUF Brazil 3 Finale TV Ratings

The TUF Brazil 3 Finale last weekend drew an average of 609,000 viewers on FOX Sports 1. That’s the lowest rating ever for a UFC event aired nationally on a Saturday night, though it’s not too far off some of the ratings we’ve seen for other UFC events on FS1 lately, such as ‘UFC Fight Night 40: Brown Vs Silva’ which did 655,000 viewers. A little more positive was the fact...
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June 05, 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...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

A Complaint About Complaining About Complainers

Contributor: Tim Bernier I read something the other day that at first I simply disagreed with, but it’s stuck with me, festering in the back of my brain and nagging at me to respond to. Steph Daniels, writer at Bloody Elbow and host of, tweeted (through TwitLonger) about “miserable” MMA fans: “So many miserable people...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale: Miocic def. Maldonado

Fight card (Fox Sports 1) Weight class Method Round Time Notes Heavyweight Stipe Miocic def. Fábio Maldonado TKO (punches) 1 0:35 Heavyweight Antônio Carlos Jr. def. Vitor Miranda Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00 [a] Middleweight Warlley Alves def. Márcio Alexandre Jr. Technical submission (guillotine choke) 3 0:25 [b] Welterweight Demian Maia def. Alexander […]
June 02, 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 […]
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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...
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June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Miocic Delivers With First Round TKO

Both Stipe Miocic and Fabio Maldonado admitted earlier that this fight could turn into a stand up war. Miocic was originally scheduled to face Junior Dos Santos. That match up fell through when Dos Santos broke his hand. Maldonado took the fight on short notice, and it showed. Maldonado engaged immediately, stalking Miocic around the octagon. Miocic caught Maldonado with a hard left...
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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...
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June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

‘TUF Brazil 3 Finale: Miocic vs. Maldonado’ Live Results

“TUF Brazil 3 Finale: Miocic vs. Maldonado” will be jumping off Saturday inside Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil. UFC Fight Pass kicks off tonight’s festivities by streaming three preliminary bouts at approximately 6:30PM ET/3:30PM PT. Fox Sports 1 will then handle everything from there. The network airs the remaining broadcast the remaining four prelims starting at...
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

TUF Brazil 3 Finale Predictions

On to my second column, my TUF Brazil 3 Finale predictions. This will be Saturday’s second event which takes place in Brazil for The Ultimate Fighter 3 Finale. Stipe Miocic will take on Fabio Maldonado in a heavyweight bout with the main card beginning at 10 p.m. on Fox Sports 1. The preliminary bouts will begin at 6:30 p.m. on UFC Fight Pass then move over to Fox Sports 1 at 8...
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

‘TUF Brazil 3 Finale’ Complete Betting Odds

I’ll be the first to admit, I have not seen – or at least, remember seeing – most of the athletes competing in Saturday’s “The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale.” If that’s the case for me, I can only assume that’s the deal for the majority of you. Nonetheless, betting lines are available! Fabio Maldonado and Stipe Miocic, whom I have definitely seen perform, headline...
May 31, 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...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

‘TUF Brazil 3 Finale’ Live Weigh-In Results

All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow night’s “TUF Brazil 3 Finale” event will be tipping the scale today inside Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The first athlete is scheduled to weigh-in at approximately 2PM ET/11AM PT. Please click HERE if you would like to stream today’s weight competition. Stipe Miocic (pictured) meets Fabio Maldonado in Saturday’s...
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...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch ‘TUF Brazil 3 Finale’ Weigh-Ins Live at 2PM ET/11AM PT

The official weigh-ins for “TUF Brazil 3 Finale” take place today inside Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Stream Friday’s festivities live right here on beginning at 2PM ET/11AM PT. Please click HERE for the official weigh-in results. A heavyweight shootout between Fabio Maldonado and Stipe Miocic headlines the gig. In addition, a pair of TUF Brazil 3...
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...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

‘The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale’ Lineup Set

Now that the finals for The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 have been established, Saturday’s 12-bout roster for the show’s finale has also been finalized. Warlley Alves de Andrade and Marcio Alexandre Jr. meet in the middleweight tournament finals, while Antonio Carlos Jr. and Vitor Miranda battle in the heavyweight finale. The winner of each tourney will score a six-figure UFC contract...
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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