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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
6 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  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

New UFC Fight Night 59 trailer

The UFC is getting set to invade Boston, Massachusetts for UFC Fight Night 59 at the TD Garden on Sunday, January 18 and they have released an updated trailer for the event. With Eddie Alvarez having to pull out of his co-main event fight against former UFC and WEC lightweight champion Benson Henderson, lightweight contender Donald Cerrone stepped in on extremely short notice to...
Via Mill City Sports
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Johnson Returns To Fight Edson Barboza At UFC Fight Night 61

A lightweight encounter between Michael Johnson and Edson Barboza has been announced as the co-main event for UFC Fight Night 61 in Porto Alegre, Brazil on February 22nd. Johnson is currently riding a three-fight winning streak, defeating respected opponents like Joe Lauzon, Gleison Tibau and Melvin Guillard along the way to establish himself as a significant player in the lightweight...
Via Fight Of The Night
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Jorge Masvidal Out; Gleison Tibau In Against Norman Parke At UFN 58

Jorge Masvidal has been forced out of his fight with Norman Parke at UFC Fight Night 58 in Boston on January 16th after picking up an injury. Masvidal has been on a three-fight winning streak this year which had left him placed at No.13 on the lightweight rankings. While the UFC haven’t been able to replace him with somebody else currently residing in the top 15 they have brought...
Via Fight Of The Night
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Jorege Masvidal Out, Gleison Tibau In Against Norman Parke at UFC Fight Night Boston

An undisclosed injury has forced Jorege Masvidal out of his January 18 scrap against Norman Parke. On Thursday, the UFC confirmed veteran Gleison Tibau (pictured) has agreed to step in and battle Parke at UFC Fight Night 59. Tibau has won four of his last five fights, including two straight. The Brazilian most recently took a split decision over Piotr Hallmann in September. Parke...
Via 5thRound.com
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC’s Piotr Hallmann Handed 9 Month Suspension For Steroids

The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission have announced that UFC lightweight fighter Piotr Hallmann tested positive for the anabolic steroid Drostanolone after his bout at UFC Fight night 51 last month. Hallmann lost his fight with Gleison Tibau by split decision on the night, but had earned a ‘Fight Of The Night’ bonus along the way. However, that $50,000 bonus has now been rescinded...
Via Fight Of The Night
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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