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Glover Teixeira vs. Patrick Cummins plus a slew of new fights added to Brazil card

A slew of new matchups were announced on Tuesday for the upcoming UFC Fight Night card in Sao Paulo, Brazil including a fight between No. 3 ranked light heavyweight Glover Teixeira as he faces No. 10 ranked Patrick Cummins on November 7. The bouts will take place as part of UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson 3 airing live on FOX Sports 1. Teixeira is fresh off a submission win...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Johnson: 'I want to strike fear in people's hearts'

As the UFC awaits the chance to book the next lightweight title fight between Rafael dos Anjos and Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone, another contender is quietly rising up the ranks and might be in the rear view mirror, closing in on both of them by the time the champion bout actually happens. Michael Johnson has been putting together one of the most impressive resumes of any 155 pound fighter...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 69 Kountermove Preview

The UFC returns to Germany this Saturday with Poland’s Joanna Jedrzejczyk making her strawweight title defense since finishing Carla Esparza to take the belt back at UFC 185. The card has been hit by an especially large number of injuries which has hurt the name quality of the event but we should still be in for a number of fun fights this weekend. Not to mention the card takes...
Via Fight Booth
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Johnson meets Beneil Dariush at UFC Fight Night in Nashville

A pivotal lightweight matchup has been added to the upcoming UFC Fight Night card in Nashville, Tenn. as No. 5 ranked Michael Johnson meets No. 14 ranked Beneil Dariush on August 8. UFC officials confirmed the fight with FOX Sports on Friday. Johnson has put together one of the most impressive win streaks of late at 155 pounds with four straight victories including fights with Edson...
Via Fox Sports
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Johnson wants a title shot after beating Benson Henderson

With a four fight win streak and a main event matchup coming soon with a former lightweight champion, UFC contender Michael Johnson is eyeing a title shot after his next bout in July. Johnson, a former "Ultimate Fighter" finalist, has come into his own over the last two years while racking up a series of big wins, including victories over Joe Lauzon, Gleison Tibau and most recently...
Via Fox Sports
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Amends Intended Sponsorship Money Structure For Reebok Deal

Earlier in the year when the UFC first announced their new six year, $70 million uniform sponsorship deal with Reebok which comes into play this July there was some unrest amongst fighters regarding how the money would be distributed amongst the roster. As part of the deal fighters will no longer be able to seek out their own clothing sponsorship deals for their fights and fight...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Ben Henderson Vs Michael Johnson Targeted For TUF 21 Finale

While not official just yet, it appears that the UFC have targeted a lightweight fight between Ben Henderson and Michael Johnson to headline the TUF 21 Finale show in Miami on July 12th. Formerly a lightweight champion, Henderson is currently ranked No.5 in the division, but stepped up to the UFC’s welterweight ranks for the first time back in February on short notice against Brandon...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Possible Matchups Coming out of UFC 184

(Mandatory Credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images) With UFC 184 in the books, the fighters that emerged victorious did so in spectacular fashion  Moving forward, letss take a look at potential matchups to make for the card’s winners. Women’s Bantamweight Champion, Ronda Rousey defended her title for the fifth consecutive time. She did note that she will be taking time off to film...
Via The Sports Journal
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 184 Bonus Awards

Following last night’s UFC 184 event the recipients of the evenings $50,000 bonus awards were announced. No ‘Fight Of The Night’ bonuses were awarded on this occasion, but there were instead four ‘Performance Of The Night’ bonuses up for grabs. It goes without saying that Ronda Rousey secured one of them after dropping jaws around the globe with a whirlwind 14 second armbar...
Via Fight Of The Night
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Tony Ferguson wins fifth straight with submission of Gleison Tibau

TUF winner Tony Ferguson brought the home-town Southern California Staples Center crowd to their feet in the first main card bout of UFC 184, Saturday night. The lightweight took on one of the most successful lightweights in UFC history, Gleison Tibau, but managed to submit the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu blackbelt in the first round. The win came at 2:37 of the first round, for Ferguson...
Via Fox Sports
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Tony Ferguson Taps Out Gleison Tibau Quickly At UFC 184

Tony Ferguson impressed tonight in the main card opener at UFC 184 with a first round stoppage victory over seasoned veteran Gleison Tibau. Round One: Ferguson with a leg kick to start. Tibau with a head kick attempt, but falls to the mat off of it and has to scramble back up. Ferguson back to the leg kick now. He moves forward with purpose to land another one. He continues...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 184: Rousey vs Zingano Live Round by Round Live

UFC 184 Rousey vs Zingano Main Card Live Update Stream: Lightweight (155lbs) Tony Ferguson (18-3-0) vs Gleison Tibau (40-10-0) Round 1:
Via The Sports Journal
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 184 Results (Live)

Stay tuned to fightofthenight.com this evening for all the results live as they happen from UFC 184 in Los Angeles. Tonight’s action is expected to get underway at 7pm ET (12pm UK) with the main card going live at 10pm ET (3am UK). (Press F5 as required to refresh the page for the latest results) Main Card: Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington Jake Ellenberger...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 184 ‘Rousey vs. Zingano’ pick em

Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano Rousey has said it herself. Cat Zingano is the most complete opponent she’s ever been matched up against. She has the wrestling, she has the jits, her Muay Thai is above average and she oozes confidence. Cat Zingano believes that this is her time. She’s been through a lot worse than anything Rousey can throw at her in her personal life over the...
Via hov-mma
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 184 Predictions: Ronda Rousey-Cat Zingano Highlights Card

That’s right boys and girls, it’s time for another LA (not quite so) Confidential edition of the Downes Side! Some people call it “The City of Angels” others “La La Land.” Personally, I just call it the place 120 miles north of me that I’m glad I never have to visit. Despite my geographical preferences, if there’s ever a time I’ll take...
Via NESN.com
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 184 Weigh-In Results And Video

The UFC 184 weigh-ins have just taken place and you can see what all the fighters tipped the scales at below. — Main Card: Champ Ronda Rousey (135) vs. Cat Zingano (134.5) Holly Holm (135.5) vs. Raquel Pennington (135.5) Jake Ellenberger (171) vs. Josh Koscheck (170.5) Alan Jouban (170.5) vs. Richard Walsh (171) Tony Ferguson (156) vs. Gleison Tibau (155) Prelims...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 184 Predictions

UFC 184 takes place tomorrow night in Los Angeles and we’ve got our predictions for all the fights below. — Main Card: Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano It’s great to see Zingano finally getting her title shot, but I don’t see her emerging with the belt around her waist when the pay-per-view draws to a close tomorrow night. Don’t get me wrong, Zingano is a talented, well-rounded...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 59 Salaries

The fighter salaries resulting from UFC Fight Night 59 are in and show that man of the moment Conor McGregor was the evening’s biggest earner with a $170,000 payday. Next up was one of the busiest fighters on the roster Donald Cerrone who took home another $146,000 just two weeks after he last fought in the Octagon. UFC veteran Gleison Tibau was next up with $90,000, while former...
Via Fight Of The Night
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Gleison Tibau Outpoints Norman Parke At UFC Fight Night 59

Gleison Tibau managed to outpoint Norman Parke by split decision tonight at UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston. Round One: Parke with a body kick to start that’s blocked. He tries a couple of spinning kicks that Tibau moves away from. Parke into the clinch briefly, but Tibau breaks away. Tibau lands a left hand after a Parke kick. Parke targeting the body with a punch. Tibau checks...
Via Fight Of The Night
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 59 Results (Live)

Stay tuned to fightofthenight.com this evening for all the UFC Fight Night 59 results live as they happen in Boston. (Press F5 as required to refresh the page for the latest results) — Main Card: Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver Donald Cerrone vs. Ben Henderson Uriah Hall vs. Ron Stallings Gleison Tibau vs. Norman Parke Prelims: Cathal Pendred vs. Sean Spencer John Howard vs. Lorenz...
Via Fight Of The Night
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Boston ‘McGregor vs. Siver’ Pick Em: Unanimous for McGregor, Cerrone

What a magical night it’s shaping up to be for Boston. After Tom Brady and Bill Belichick attempt to secure their 6th Super Bowl appearance since Brady took over for Drew Bledsoe in 2001, just about 30 minutes away from Foxborough, Conor McGregor will look to earn himself a title shot with a win over Dennis Siver. Below, we’ll give you our picks for the main card, the prelim...
Via Fight Booth
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 59 Weigh-In Results & Video

The weigh-ins for tomorrow night’s UFC Fight night 59 event in Boston have now finished and you can see what all the fighters tipped the scales at below. — Main Card: Conor McGregor (145) vs. Dennis Siver (146) Donald Cerrone (155) vs. Benson Henderson (156) Uriah Hall (186) vs. Ron Stallings (185) Norman Parke (156) vs. Gleison Tibau (156) Prelims: Cathal...
Via Fight Of The Night
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 59 Predictions

UFC Fight Night 59 takes place tomorrow night in Boston and we’ve got our predictions for all the fights for you below. — Main Card: Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver The hype surrounding McGregor has reached ridiculous levels and Siver is being unfairly dismissed as an opponent, but the Irishman should still have the upperhand here overall with his speed, movement and power advantage...
Via Fight Of The Night
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Uriah Hall Now Faces Ron Stallings at UFC Fight Night 59

When the UFC comes calling, the answer better be “Yes” otherwise your phone may never ring again. That’s why veteran Ron Stalling accepted a scrap against Uriah Hall (pictured) on just six days’ notice. FoxSports.com reported Monday Stalling has agreed to face Hall this Sunday at UFC Fight Night 59 after Hall’s second opponent for the card was forced out due to injury...
Via 5thRound.com
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 59 Fight Card

UFC Fight Night 59 goes down in Boston this Saturday night live on FOX Sports 1 and you can check out the full fight card below. Headlining the event is one of the fastest rising stars in the sport at this moment in time, Conor McGregor who will secure a featherweight title shot if he can get past Dennis Siver. Donald Cerrone steps in on just two weeks notice to compete in a trilogy...
Via Fight Of The Night
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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