Andrei Arlovski may have KO’d Antonio Silva in just 2.59mins at UFC Fight Night 51 this past weekend in Brazil, but he still managed to injure himself in the process.
The official list of suspensions reveals that he damaged his wrist during the fight and that means he now potentially faces up to six months on the sidelines, though a doctor can clear him to fight again before that...
Main card (UFC Fight Pass) Weight class Method Round Time Notes Heavyweight Andrei Arlovski def Antônio Silva KO (Punch) 1 2:59 Lightweight Gleison Tibau def. Piotr Hallmann Decision (split) (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Lightweight Leonardo Santos def. Efrain Escudero Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Welterweight Santiago Ponzinibbio def. Wendell Oliveira TKO (punches) […]
Main card Andrei Arlovski defeats Antonio Silva via first-round KO (2:59) Gleison Tibau defeats Piotr Hallmann via unanimous decision (28-29, 29-28 x 2) Leonardo Santos defeats Efrain Escudero via unanimous decision (29-28 x3) Santiago Ponzinibbio defeats Wendell Oliveira via first-round TKO (1:20) Iuri Alcantara defeats Russell Doane via unanimous decision (29-28 x3) Jessica Andrade...
Leonardo Santos earned a unanimous decision victory over Efrain Escudero tonight at UFC fight Night 51 largely thanks to his periods of control on top, while also managing to survive a scare in the second round when he was dropped by the former TUF winner.
A touch of gloves and we’re underway. Santos with a combination of punches to start. Leg kick for the Brazilian...
Stay tuned to fightofthenight.com this evening for all the UFC Fight Night 51 results live as they happen from Brazil.
The prelims are expected to get underway at around 5.45pm ET (10.45pm UK) with the main card going live at 8pm ET (1am UK).
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Andrei Arlovski vs. Antonio Silva
Piotr Hallmann vs. Gleison Tibau...
Check out the weigh in video for tomorrow nights UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs Arlovski 2. Full results below.Main Card (Fight Pass, 8 PM ET)Antonio Silva (264) vs. Andrei Arlovski (248) Gleison Tibau (156) vs. Piotr Hallmann (155) Leonardo Santos (155) vs. Efrain Escudero (156) Santiago Ponzinibbio (171) vs. Wendell Oliveira (170) Iuri Alcantara (136) vs. Russell Doane (136) Jessica...
The weigh-ins have now taken place for tomorrow night’s UFC Fight Night 51 event in Brazil and you can see what all the fighters tipped the scales at below.
Andrei Arlovski (248) vs. Antonio Silva (264)
Piotr Hallmann (155) vs. Gleison Tibau (156)
Efrain Escudero (156) vs. Leonardo Santos (155)
Wendell Oliveira (170) vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio (171...
The UFC is back with yet another exciting fight night card for mixed martial arts fans around the globe this weekend. In the main event of UFC Fight Night 51, Andrei Arlovski looks to make it 2-0 in his most recent UFC run as he takes on the returning Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva.
The co-main event is a lightweight fixture featuring the UFC veteran Gleison Tibau taking on rising up...
So many times naturally talented athletes rest on their laurels and don't take steps to take their skills to the next level. Piotr Hallmann is not one of them.
Earlier this year, Hallmann made the decision to leave his home country of Poland and his gym there for training camp at the MMA Lab in Glendale, Ariz. He was already one of the top lightweight prospects coming out of...
UFC Fight Night 51 takes place tomorrow night in Brazil and we’ve got our quick picks for all the fights for you below.
Andrei Arlovski vs. Antonio Silva
Arlovski is pretty much running on fumes at this point, and while there’s some doubts regarding how Silva will perform without TRT I still think he’s got more to offer than his opponent at this stage of his...
Efrain Escudero returns to the UFC this weekend to face Francisco Trinaldo while trying to outlive a rather dubious honor he currently holds on his record.
Escudero was the winner of The Ultimate Fighter season 8. He was also the first competitor home grown from the series to win the reality show and then be released from his contract.* He's also the only winner in history...
UFC Fight Night 51 takes place this coming Saturday night from Brazil and we’ce got the full fight card for you below.
Headlining the show is a heavyweight rematch between Andrei Arlovski and Antonio Silva who first locked horns in the Strikeforce cage in 2010 with ‘Big Foot’ emerging the victor on that occasion via unanimous decision.
In the co-main event Brazil’s own Gleison...
UFC Fight Night: Arlovski vs. Bigfoot II
When: September 13th, 2014
Where: Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil
Efrain Escudero vs. Francisco Trinaldo
Jessica Andrade vs. Valerie Letourneau
Igor Araujo vs. George Sullivan
Joe Riggs vs. Paulo Thiago
Sergio Moraes vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio
Lukasz Sajewski vs. Leonardo Santos
Andrei Arlovski vs. Antonio Silva
On Thursday, the UFC announced the seventh international edition of “The Ultimate Fighter” will feature a cast of 16 undiscovered professional mixed martial arts fighters from across 19 Latin American countries.
“Latin America has become a huge market for the UFC and we’re excited to take it to the next level with The Ultimate Fighter,” said UFC Senior Vice President of...
With the news that Rich Patishnock (6-1) will be replacing Lewis Gonzalez (9-0) for the WSOF 8 headline bout versus Justin Gaethje (10-0) for the inaugural WSOF lightweight title, the change left Patishnock’s original opponent, Luis Palomino, without an opponent for the preliminary card.We can confirm that Jorge “Macaco” Patino (35-14-1, 1nc, pictured) will now be taking on...
16-4 MMA / 4-4 UFC Record
2 Fight Losing Streak
Notable Wins: Darren Elkins, Efrain Escudero, Jonathan Brookins
9-3 MMA / 1-2 UFC Record
Lost 2 of Last 3 Fights
Notable Wins: Shay Walsh, Josh Grispi
13-3 MMA / 0-1 UFC Record
Won 8 of Last 9 Fights
Notable Wins: Alex Ricci, Ryan Healy, Shane...
Joshua Sampo def. Sam Thao via Unanimous Decision
Efrain Escudero def. Luis Palomino via Unanimous Decision
Ashlee Evans-Smith def. Fallon Fox via TKO (Punches) – Round 3, 3:15
Valdir Araujo def. Romario Manoel da Silva via Guillotine Choke – Round 2, 4:09
Yoisdenis Cedeno def. Torrance Taylor via Split Decision
Sabah Homasi def. Michael...
34-13-2 MMA Record
Won 7 of Last 8 Fights
Notable Wins: Ronaldo Souza, Efrain Escudero, Mike Bronzoulis
Carlos Diego Ferreira
8-0 MMA REcord
8 Fight Win Streak
Notable Wins: Carlo Prater, Chris Feist
Legacy Fighting Championships 25
November 15th, 2013
Bellator’s Welterweight Tournament brackets are once again complete after Mark Scanlon and Matt Riddle were forced to withdraw due to injury. Riddle apparently retired from mixed martial arts, as well.
Rick Hawn (pictured) and Ron Keslar have agreed to serve as substitutes on Friday.
Hawn will face Herman Terrado, while Keslar battles Sergio Junior inside Phoenix’s Grand Canyon...
According to Brazilian website GloboEsporte, former UFC heavyweight champ Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (Pictured) and Fabricio Werdum will serve as opposing coaches on “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2.”
If the report holds true, this would mark Nogueira’s second stint on the reality show. Big Nog lead Ryan Bader and Efrain Escudero to six-figure UFC contracts on TUF 8.
UFC veterans Tyson Griffin and Efrain Escudero are set to square off in the main event of Resurrection Fighting Alliance 4 on Friday, November 2nd. The main card action for RFA 4 will be televised live on AXS TV at 10:00pm ET. Check out the promo video which includes appearances by Griffin, Escudero, Chidi Njokuani, James Krause and Dakota Cochrane.
Promo video for Resurrection...
Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) is set to hold their fourth event on Friday, November 2nd from the Dallas Events Center in Las Vegas. Headlining the action is a lightweight clash between a pair of UFC veterans Tyson Griffin and Efrain Escudero. The main card will be televised live on AXS TV beginning at 10:00pm ET.
RFA 4 Fight Card
Tyson Griffin vs. Efrain Escudero
Results Preliminary card (Facebook) Featherweight bout: Marcus Brimage vs. Maximo Blanco Brimage defeated Blanco via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28). Welterweight bout: Keith Wisniewski vs. Chris Clements Clements defeated Wisniewski via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27). Preliminary card (FX) Lightweight bout: Mac Danzig vs. Efrain Escudero Danzig...
The Georgia Athletic and Entertainment Commission has released the UFC 145 medical suspensions and Miguel Torres, Che Mills and Brendan Schaub received the longest suspensions.
UFC 145 took place this past Saturday at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. The event was headlined by a UFC light heavyweight title bout between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans.
Torres has received a 60...
Preliminary card (Facebook) Featherweight bout: Marcus Brimage vs. Maximo Blanco Brimage defeated Blanco via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28). Welterweight bout: Keith Wisniewski vs. Chris Clements Clements defeated Wisniewski via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27). Preliminary card (FX) Lightweight bout: Mac Danzig vs. Efrain Escudero Danzig defeated Escudero...