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UFC 187: Jones vs Johnson; Weidman Collides With Belfort

TWO TITLE FIGHTS HEADLINE UFC® 187 AS JONES MEETS JOHNSON AND WEIDMAN COLLIDES WITH BELFORT MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND PLUS: (# 2) KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV vs. (# 3) DONALD CERRONE (# 3) TRAVIS BROWNE vs. (# 7) ANDREI ARLOVSKI (# 9) DONG HYUN KIM vs. JOSH BURKMAN (# 2) JOSEPH BENAVIDEZ vs. (# 5) JOHN MORAGA   TICKETS FOR UFC® 187: JONES vs. JOHNSON AT MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS...
Via BadCulture
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard Tests Positive For Steroids After UFC 182

The mystery of why UFC 186’s co-main event between Rory MacDonald and Hector Lombard was abruptly cancelled has now been solved, and unfortunately it’s not good news. It’s been announced that Lombard failed a post-fight drugs test after his unanimous decision victory over Josh Burkman at UFC 182 on January 3rd, testing positive for the anabolic steroid, desoxymethyltestosterone...
Via Fight Of The Night
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard tests positive for banned substance following UFC 182

Hector Lombard is the latest fighter to test positive for banned substances following his fight against Josh Burkman at UFC 182 in Las Vegas on Jan. 3. A Nevada State Athletic Commission report confirmed on Tuesday following an initial story from MMAFighting.com that Lombard failed his fight night drug test with a positive result for desoxymethyltestosterone -- an anabolic steroid...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 182 Recap: Jon Jones Still Champ, Defeats Daniel Cormier

UFC 182 came to us from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night. The main card was kicked off by a welterweight battle pitting a returning Josh Burkman against former Bellator middleweight champ Hector Lombard. Lombard, the heaviest-favored fighter on the card, was expected to steamroll Burkman in this fight, with many expecting a first-round finish. While Lombard...
Via Between The Ropes
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard needs all three rounds to beat Josh Burkman

Hector Lombard continued his climb up the welterweight rankings although it took the aggressive striker a lot longer to get a win over Josh Burkman than most expected. Lombard (35-4-1, 1 NC) entered the fight on Saturday as a -1200 favorite over Burkman -- the largest of any fighter on the entire UFC 182 card. Known for his blitzing, high octane style early, Lombard fought a more...
Via Fox Sports
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard Beats Josh Burkman By Decision At UFC 182

Hector Lombard gradually wore down a game Josh Burkman with strikes tonight at UFC 182 to seal a unanimous decision victory. Round One: Burkman circling on the outside to start. He suddenly looks to strike and connects with a right hand as Lombard unleashes an early flurry. Right hook for Burkman wings past Lombard’s head. Burkman lands a right. Backing up he sprngs off the...
Via Fight Of The Night
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 182 Predictions: Jones or Cormier? Who Else?

LAS VEGAS, NV- The first big MMA card of 2015, UFC 182, goes down Saturday night live from the MGM in Las Vegas. We have “Bitter Rivals” in the main event, a return of a former Ultimate Fighter and one of the hottest of 2014 looking to go on a title run this year. With that out of the way, here are my picks for UFC 182. Hector Lombard vs. Josh Burkman – Welterweight Making...
Via BadCulture
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 182 Results (Live)

Stay tuned to fightofthenight.com this evening for all the results live as they happen from UFC 182 in Las Vegas. The action gets underway at 7pm ET (12am 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: Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier Donald Cerrone vs. Myles Jury Brad Tavares vs. Nate Marquardt...
Via Fight Of The Night
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 182 Weigh-In Results & Video

The UFC 182 weigh-ins have now taken place ahead of tomorrow night’s event in Las Vegas and you can see what all the fighters tipped the scales at below. — Main Card: Champ Jon Jones (205) vs. Daniel Cormier (205) Donald Cerrone (155.5) vs. Myles Jury (155.5) Nate Marquardt (185.5) vs. Brad Tavares (185) Louis Gaudinot (125) vs. Kyoji Horiguchi (125) Josh...
Via Fight Of The Night
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 182 Pre-Fight Interviews

Below you’ll find a collection of UFC 182 pre-fight interviews with some of the biggest stars on the fight card in Las Vegas including Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier, Donald Cerrone and Myles Jury. — Jon Jones: Daniel Cormier: Donald Cerrone: Myles Jury: Hector Lombard: Josh Burkman:
Via Fight Of The Night
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Does Josh Burkman stand a chance against Hector Lombard?

Don't miss any of the action at UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier with our viewing and schedule guide.
Via Fox Sports
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Burkman: Hector Lombard is the one who should be worried

When Josh Burkman steps inside the Octagon next Saturday night at UFC 182 it will be the first time he's fought for the promotion in over six years. Originally a member of The Ultimate Fighter season 2, Burkman had a long career with the promotion that ended with a rather dull thud when he dropped four out of five fights including a three fight losing streak that signaled the end...
Via Fox Sports
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Burkman Re-Signs With The UFC

Josh Burkman is on his way back to the UFC. The 33 year-old fighter re-signed with the company and was immediately booked to fight Hector Lombard at UFC 182. UFC President Dana White announced the news via Twitter. After winning 6 of his last 7, Josh Burkman makes UFC return at UFC 182 Jan 3rd in Las Vegas against #6 welterweight Hector Lombard — Dana White (@danawhite) October...
Via Ring Kings
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Burkman Suggests He Threw Fight to Steve Carl to Get Out of WSOF Contract

Josh Burkman (pictured) has just committed the ultimate no-no. Not only did the veteran throw a fight, but he’s now admitting to the MMA world that he did so. That, or Ben Askren really got under Burkman’s skin and he panicked and thumbed out the first thing that came to his mind on Twitter. Askren, who was denied entry into the UFC after getting released by Bellator MMA last...
Via 5thRound.com
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Burkman Returns To UFC; Fights Hector Lombard At UFC 182

TUF season 2 competitor Josh Burkman has officially returned to the UFC some six years after he last fought for the promotion. Burkman produced a 5-5 run in his first stint in the UFC, eventually leaving after a three-fight losing streak. However, he’s produced a 9-2 record since then and had become one of the key fighters on the World Series Of Fighting promotion’s roster...
Via Fight Of The Night
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Burkman returns to face Hector Lombard at UFC 182

It's been six years since Josh Burkman graced the UFC Octagon but the former Ultimate Fighter season 2 competitor is back on the roster with a matchup against top 10 ranked welterweight Hector Lombard at UFC 182 on January 3, 2015. UFC president Dana White first announced Burkman re-signing with the promotion earlier in the day on Friday and then confirmed the bout against Lombard...
Via Fox Sports
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard Battles Josh Burkman at UFC 182

The ink hadn’t even dried on Josh Burkman’s new UFC contract yet, but that didn’t stop the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion from issuing Burkman his first assignment. “The People’s Warrior” will battle Hector Lombard (pictured) at UFC 182. The January 3 event is expected to take place at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lombard was hoping...
Via 5thRound.com
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Brings Back Josh Burkman

Who says you can never go home again? On Friday, UFC president Dana White announced the re-signing of welterweight Josh Burkman (pictured). Burkman emerged onto the UFC back in 2005 as a contestant on “The Ultimate Fighter 2.” The 33-year-old posted a 5-5 mark inside the octagon before getting cut in 2008 after posting his third straight loss. “The People’s Warrior” enjoyed...
Via 5thRound.com
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF set to debut on NBC with ‘Gaethje vs. Newell’ this summer

World Series of Fighting is coming to network television this summer with what is easily their most stacked card to date. The promotion announced the news of their big NBC debut along with an extension through 2017 on their multiple platforms via a press release on their official website: NBC Sports Group will televise live 14 World Series of Fighting events this year, including...
Via Fight Booth
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 11 To Air On NBC As Promotion Renews TV Deal With Network

World Series Of Fighting have renewed their deal with NBC, ensuring continued coverage of their live events on NBC Sports, while also offering the opportunity to air others on the main NBC channel. The first event to enjoy airtime on NBC will be WSOF 11 which takes place on July 5th and is headlined by a lightweight title encounter between current champ Justin Gaethje and Nick Newell...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Shields signs multi-fight contract with WSOF

It didn’t take former #1 UFC welterweight contender Jake Shields very long to find a new home. Multiple sources announced yesterday that Shields had signed World Series of Fighting after being released from the UFC on April 6th following a unanimous decision loss to Hector Lombard at UFC 171 in March. The deal is of the multi-fight variety. Shields went 4-3 with 1 NC during his...
Via hov-mma
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Brand Perception: Why Twitter Wars Are Never Good

Twitter is one of the most prominent media platforms for Mixed Martial Arts.  Over the years Twitter has shown itself to be both a brand enhancer and a brand detractor for fighters and promoters alike. Last week, World Series of Fighting’s Vice President and matchmaker Ali Abdel-Aziz was involved in a little “Beef” with both Josh Burkman and Vinny Maghalaes. Burkman had tweeted...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Burkman Looking To Part Ways With World Series Of Fighting

Josh Burkman has revealed that he’s looking to part ways with the World Series Of Fighting promotion despite still having one fight left on his contract. The former UFC fighter, who was part of the cast of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ season 2, fought just last weekend for the WSOF promotion and earned up a first round KO win over Tyler Stinson. Burkman still has one fight remaining...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Burkman talks KO of Stinson, free agency, WSOF & UFC potential

Josh Burkman dropped some big news to Spencer Lazara in this interview in that he fought for less money for the fight against Stinson because he really wanted to fight. By doing that, he was freed from his contract, which had one fight left. He is now a free agent, able to entertain offers from other organizations such as the UFC.
Via MMAinterviews
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

WSOF 9 Fight Videos

If you didn’t get a chance to watch World Series Of Fighting 9 last night, fear not as we’ve got all the main card fight videos for you below. — Rousimar Palhares Vs Steve Carl: Your browser does not support iframes. Marlon Moraes Vs Josh Rettinghouse: Your browser does not support iframes. Yushin Okami Vs Svetlozar Savov: Your browser does not support iframes. Josh Burkman...
Via Fight Of The Night
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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