TweetCap: Kentucky Survives Irish Challenge, Advance to 17th Final Four

Header photo by Getty Images / Gregory Shamus Notre Dame's upset 12 top-ranked teams and halted six unbeaten streaks of at least 20 games in its basketball history. — Kyle Rowland (@KyleRowland) March 28, 2015 #goacc RT @ArmstrongABC11: Brey stumbles off the bus – that can't be a good omen. — Lauren Brownlow (@lebrownlow) March 28, 2015 UK has arrived.
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UFC 185 ‘Embedded’ Episodes 1-2

The first 2 episodes of UFC hit web series ‘Embedded’ (now powered by Alienware) gives us a behind the scenes look into the goings-on of the top six fighters on the card. On episode #1 of UFC 185 Embedded, Powered by Alienware, UFC lightweight champion and headliner Anthony “Showtime” Pettis gets camera-ready at his local barber before heading to Dallas. In California, the...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Johny Hendricks faces Matt Brown at UFC 185, Wonderboy vs. Thatch main event in Colorado

The UFC has been searching since New Year's Eve trying to find an opponent for Matt Brown and it seems he has a 'Bigg Rigg' ready to accept the challenge Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks has been tapped to face Brown in a new fight added to UFC 185 on March 14. UFC officials confirmed the new bout on Tuesday. Brown was originally expected to face former Strikeforce...
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January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Best UFC comebacks of 2014

Comebacks, whether in life or in a specific endeavor, are what dreams are made of. In athletics, we may often idolize dominance, but we relate to and relish unlikely success even more. In his speech, titled "The strenuous life," delivered to Chicago's Hamilton Club in April, 1899, the future President Teddy Roosevelt described how victory was made most full when it was earned in...
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January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Brown vs. Tarec Saffiedine headlines the UFC's return to Colorado

Valentine's Day may traditionally be known as a holiday filled with love in the air, but this year it will be fists in faces as the UFC returns to Colorado on February 14 with a welterweight main event with fireworks written all over it. Matt Brown, who returns to action while looking to restart a seven fight win streak that was just recently stopped, faces former Strikeforce welterweight...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Brown is not impressed by Tarec Saffiedine's performance

All signs are pointing towards a welterweight showdown in January between No. 5 ranked fighter Matt Brown and former Strikeforce champion Tarec Saffiedine. An initial report about the potential fight was released this week by and now it seems even more like after Brown was asked about the bout on Thursday during a Q&A session in Australia. While the Ohio native didn...
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard Moves Past Tyron Woodley, Calls Out Matt Brown

Now that it’s crystal clear American Top Team teammate Tyron Woodley doesn’t want to tango, Hector Lombard (pictured) is on the hunt for a different opponent. With a new nickname in tow, Lombard went from “Lightning” to Showeather,” the welterweight has now set his sights on Matt Brown. “Still waiting for you @IamTheImmortal make it happen @ufc @danawhite,” Lombard...
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC on Fox 12 predictions

Tomorrow night Fox is being taken over once again by the UFC for their twelfth fight card on the major network channel. A slobber knocker of a fight, between “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler and Matt “The Immortal” Brown, headlines the Fox card but if your just focusing on the main event then your missing out on a card stacked with talent new and old. From top to bottom, UFC matchmaker...
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White Not Interested in Nate Diaz vs. Matt Brown, But Nick Diaz a Different Story

Sorry, Nate Diaz. You might want a scrap with Matt Brown, but UFC president Dana White isn’t interested in arranging that tango. If it’s any consolation, you can corner big brother Nick (pictured) if a shootout with Brown is blockbuster enough to draw him out of retirement. “Listen, if Nick Diaz wants to come out and fight Brown, I’ll do that fight,” White said on this...
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard Questions Matt Brown’s Seven-Fight Win Streak

While most of the MMA world is busy chugging Matt Brown’s Kool-Aid like it’s the best thing in the history of ever, fellow UFC welterweight Hector Lombard (pictured) doesn’t understand what all the hoopla is about. “The Immortal’s” fans will claim Lombard is drinking a heavy dose of Haterade, but that hasn’t stopped the former Bellator champion from questioning Brown’s...
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Brown, The Comeback Kid

Matt Brown has finished 6 of last 7 opponents in spectacular fashion. (Image courtesy of Matt Brown is the name on everyone’s tongue for the past few weeks and rightly so. Brown`s career is possibly the greatest comeback story in MMA today. Before, he was flirting with obscurity, now he`s headlining cards and is possibly 1 fight away from the title. The story of...
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May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 40 ‘Brown vs. Silva’ Event Review

The U.S. Bank Arena in Cleveland, Ohio was Saturday night’s host for the fortieth fight night event in the history of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Although there were no big names on show, the card was full of even match-ups and quality finishes. The main event of the evening saw the streaking Matt Brown take on the streaky Erick Silva in the welterweight division. As expected...
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Look no further, Matt Brown is your next UFC title challenger

by Sammy Perez I can’t believe I’m about to say this, but I’ll always keep it real; especially when it is deserved. With all the arguments as to who deserves to be the number one contender for Johny Hendricks’s UFC welterweight title, the UFC need look no further because Matt Brown is your next challenger. I started this off by saying, “I can’t believe I’m about to...
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva Predictions

Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports The UFC makes its long anticipated return to Cincinnati on Saturday night for UFC Fight Night, headlined by a welterweight fight between Matt Brown and Erick Silva. This event has flown under the radar with UFC 172 two weeks ago as there just hasn’t been time or room to market and promote this card as well as they would have liked, but it’s still...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva’ Complete Betting Odds

Fight day, gambling day .. for some. Erick Silva (pictured) meets Matt Brown in tonight’s main event. Silva is more than a 2-1 odds-on favorite to post his second straight win since August 2011. Brown is pegged as nearly a 2-1 underdog against the Brazilian. Sure, Brown is coming off two herniated discs in his lower back, but that line still seems a little strange. Upset city...
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Erick Silva, it`s showtime!

Silva will look to improve on his 16-4 record this coming Saturday against Matt Brown in Cincinnati. (Image courtesy of Time running out for Erick Silva At the ripe age of 29, the time is perfect for Erick Silva to finally make that step to the big time.  “Indio” has shown promise and a skill-set that could trouble any fighter at 170 but has yet to add a marquee...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Brown versus Erick Silva preview and prediction

The main event next Saturday night for UFC Fight Night 40 between Matt Brown and Erick Silva is scheduled for five rounds. Most of them are going to be unnecessary. This is going to be a fun violent and quick fight that will probably not make it past the second round. Both of these fighters are finishers. They can stop a fight on their feet with their striking or the ground with...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Brown versus Erick Silva preview and prediction

The main event next Saturday night for UFC Fight Night 40 between Matt Brown and Erick Silva is scheduled for five rounds. Most of them are going to be unnecessary. This is going to be a fun violent and quick fight that will probably not make it past the second round. Both of these fighters are finishers. They can stop a fight on their feet with their striking or the ground with...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Four UFC Welterweights That Could Be Title Contenders Entering 2015

No fighter made a more impressive debut in the UFC last year than Brandon Thatch. After their most recent wins both Kelvin Gastelum and Gunnar Nelson moved into the top 15 of the UFC rankings.  Both Stephen Thompson and Brandon Thatch are poised to join them with their next wins.  If they continue to win impressively they all could be fighting for a title shot in 2015. No fighter...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

TUF 7 And Bellator Veteran Luke Zachrich Approaches True MMA Contendership

H4TV’s Luke Zachrich (white trunks) attempts a submission against Eric Schambari (Mandatory Credit: Bellator Fighting Championships) A TUF 7 and Bellator veteran, Luke Zachrich has been fighting his way through the sport’s proving grounds and miraculously staying consistent. It’s not unusual for fighters to find success in Bellator or on The Ultimate Fighter. What is unusual...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva Headlines UFC Fight Night 40

Forget about Rich Franklin’s swan song headlining the UFC’s return to his hometown of Cincinnati. The former middleweight champion is far too occupied with his juice bar at this point. A welterweight affair between Matt Brown (pictured) and Erick Silva will actually take top billing in the May 10 event. UFC officials confirmed the shootout with Monday afternoon...
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Mein vs Santiago Ponzinbibbio Booked for UFC on FOX 11

Jordan Mein 27-9 MMA / 1-1 UFC Record Won 3 of Last 4 Fights Notable Wins: Marius Zaromskis, Tyler Stinson, Dan Miller Santiago Ponzinibbio 18-2 MMA / 0-1 UFC Record Won 7 of Last 8 Fights Notable Wins: Cleiton Duarte ————————————— UFC on FOX 11 April 19th, 2014 Orlando, Florida Amway Center ————————————— Jordan Mein had a...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Thiago Alves vs Seth Baczynski, Josh Samman vs Caio Magalhaes Slated for UFC on FOX 11

Thiago Alves 19-9 MMA / 11-6 UFC Record Lost 2 of Last 3 Fights Notable Wins: Matt Hughes, Josh Koscheck, John Howard Seth Baczynksi  19-10 MMA / 5-3 UFC Record Lost 2 of Last 3 Fights Notable Wins: Matt Brown, Lance Benoist, Simeon Thoresen ———————————– Josh Samman 10-2 MMA / 1-0 UFC Record 2 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Chris Cope, Kevin Casey...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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