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UFC Fight Night 67 TV Ratings

Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night 67 event was watched by an average of 813,000 viewers on FOX Sports 1. That’a a decent showing, producing the best ratings the UFC has produced for a Fight Night card on FS1 for a few months, though not matching up to their impressive start to 2015 which saw a string up events in January and February pull in over a million viewers. Saturday...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

The Hit List: The Top 5 Moments from UFC Fight Night

Saturday's Goiania, Brazil UFC Fight Night was fun to watch from top to bottom. In the main event, Carlos Condit stopped Brazil's own Thiago Alves, even though "The Pitbull" refused to give in.  Earlier in the evening, several pairs of young contenders put on thrilling fights, and some new prospects showed that they are ready for bigger challenges. Read on to find out our five favorite...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 67 Video Highlights

Below you’ll find highlights and post-fight analysis for the four main bouts on last night’s UFC Fight Night 67 event in Brazil. — Carlos Condit Vs Thiago Alves: Charles Oliveira Vs Nik Lentz: KJ Noons Vs Alex Oliveira: Francis Trinaldo Vs Norman Parke:
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 67 Bonus Awards

Following last night’s UFC Fight Night 67 event last night in Brazil the recipients of the evening’s $50,000 bonus awards were announced. The evening’s co-main event between Charles Oliveira and Nik Lentz was a worthy ‘Fight Of The Night’ winner, producing a competitive battle on the feet and on the mat that headed into the third round before ‘Do Bronx’ finally produced...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 67: Charles Oliveira vs. Nik Lentz (Video Highlights)

Charles Oliveira (pictured) put on quite the showing in front of his Brazilian brethren Saturday at UFC Fight Night 67. He used his knees and elbows to soften a game Nik Lentz up before sealing the deal in the third round. Oliveira jumped on Lentz’ neck with a tight guillotine choke and Lentz was forced to cry uncle. The official stoppage came at the 1:10 mark.The two walked away...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Oliveira, Nik Lentz And Rony Jason Score Bonuses at UFC Fight Night 67

Following “UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Alves,” UFC president Dana White awarded Nik Lentz and Rony Jason each an additional $50,000 for their special performances on Saturday. Charles Oliveira (pictured) doubled up by scoring two bonus checks.UFC Fight Night 67 took place inside Goiania Arena in Goiania, Goias, Brazil. Fight of the Night: Charles Oliveira vs. Nik Lentz ($50...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Alves’ Live Post-Fight Press Conference Video

Now that “UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Alves” is officially in the books, make sure to stream tonight’s post-fight press conference live right here on 5thRound.com.The presser is scheduled to start at approximately 1:15AM ET/10:15PM PT.Carlos Condit (pictured), Thiago Alves, Charles Oliveira, Nik Lentz and the card’s other featured fighters who won’t require medical attention...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Oliveira submits Nik Lentz in frantic fight

Charles Oliveira went to front chokes early and often in his UFC Fight Night co-main event grudge rematch against Nik Lentz, and one finally paid off in the final round. The Brazilian sunk closure in to his years-long feud with Lentz with a guillotine choke from the mount at 1:10 of the third round. The two first met in 2011, with the fight ending in a no contest after an illegal...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Oliveira Taps Out Nik Lentz In Entertaining UFC Fight Night 67 Battle

Charles Oliveira claimed victory tonight at UFC Fight Night 67 in his rematch with Nik Lentz, but he had to work very hard for it in an action-packed battle that was finally put to bed with a third round guillotine submission. Round One: Both men kick together. Lentz kicks to the body and gets the body lock looking for a takedown. Oliveira defending this against the cage for...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 67 Results (Live)

Stay tuned to fightofthenight.com this evening for all the UFC Fight Night 67 results live as they happen in Brazil. The action is set to get underway at 7pm ET (12am UK) with the main card going live at 10pm ET (3am UK). — Main Card: Carlos Condit vs. Thiago Alves Nik Lentz vs. Charles Oliveira K.J. Noons vs. Alex Oliveira Ryan Jimmo vs. Francimar Barroso Francisco Trinaldo vs...
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May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Predictions For Condit Vs. Alves, Other Fights On Card

That’s right boys and girls, it’s time for another educational edition of the Downes Side. School may be out for summer, but the Nostradamus of MMA is always teaching lessons. Way more interesting than a microeconomics lecture, the UFC is back in Brazil for a Fight Night. Live from the Goiania Arena, the main event features welterweights Thiago “Pitbull” Alves and Carlos...
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May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Carlos Condit-Thiago Alves Official Weigh-In Results

UFC Fight Night, which is headlined by the welterweight bout between Carlos Condit and Thiago Alves and the featherweight bout between Charles Oliveira and Nik Lentz, airs live on FOX Sports 1 from the Goiania Arena in Goiania, Brazil beginning at 10 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT. Four prelim bouts will air live on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT, and two early prelims may be viewed on...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 67 Weigh-In Results And Video

The UFC Fight Night 67 weigh-ins have now taken place and you can see what all the fighters tipped the scales at below. — Main Card: Thiago Alves (170) vs. Carlos Condit (170) Nik Lentz (146) vs. Charles Oliveira (144) K.J. Noons (170) vs. Alex Oliveira (170) Francimar Barroso (205) vs. Ryan Jimmo (206) Norman Parke (156) vs. Francisco Trinaldo (156) Wendell...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Alves vs. Condit’ Live Weigh-In Results

All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow night’s “UFC Fight Night: Alves vs. Condit” event will be tipping the scale today inside Goiania Arena in Goiania, Goias, Brazil. The first athlete is scheduled to weigh-in at approximately 7PM ET/4PM PT.Please click HERE if you would like to stream today’s weight competition.Thiago Alves battles Carlos Condit in Saturday’s...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 67 Predictions

UFC Fight Night 67 takes place in Brazil this coming Saturday night and we’ve got all our predictions for you below. Main Card: Thiago Alves vs. Carlos Condit Condit and Alves should provide good entertainment in the main event of the evening in Brazil tomorrow night. Alves has picture perfect muay thai technique with particularly powerful kicks and is capable of putting together...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Alves vs. Condit’ Live Weigh-Ins Video At 3PM ET/Noon PT

The official weigh-ins for “UFC Fight Night: Alves vs. Condit” take place today inside Goiania Arena in Goiania, Goias, Brazil. Stream Friday’s weight contest live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 3PM ET/Noon PT.Please click HERE for the official weigh-in results.A welterweight showdown between former top contenders Carlos Condit (pictured) and Thiago Alves headlines...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Reasons to Watch: UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Alves

The UFC returns to Brazil this weekend for a marquee matchup in the welterweight division as former interim champion Carlos Condit returns to action after more than a year away to face former top contender Thiago Alves in a five round battle at 170 pounds. Condit suffered an ACL tear in his last fight that put him out of action since March 2014, but 'The Natural Born Killer' is ready...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 67 Trailer

The UFC has one more event up it’s sleeve to round out the month of May, with UFC Fight Night 67 taking place in Brazil this Saturday night on FOX Sports 1. Headlining the show is a welterweight clash between Carlos Condit, who’s returning after over a year out due to a knee injury, and Thiago Alves who’s compiled back-to-back wins since returning from a very long layoff himself...
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May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC considering booking Charles Oliveira vs. Nik Lentz once again

UFC featherweights Nik Lentz and Charles Oliveira may end up holding some unofficial record for owning the longest-running rivalry with the least amount of actual cage time spent together. The two were first matched up in June, 2011, and met in the ring until the fight ended prematurely and in an unfortunate no contest when Oliveira hit Lentz with an illegal knee strike after dominating...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Nik Lentz Pulled From UFC Fight Night 60 With Flu-Like Symptoms

Nik Lentz (pictured) hasn’t been seen since posting a unanimous decision victory over Manny Gamburyan in March 2014. That hiatus will continue after Lentz was pulled from Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 60 scrap against James Moontasri just minutes prior to today’s weigh-ins. Doctors determined Lentz wasn’t healthy enough to compete due to flu-like symptoms. No word if Lentz...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Nik Lentz falls ill, fight cancelled for UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Thatch

Top 10 featherweight contender Nik Lentz has fallen ill with the flu forcing him to withdraw from his bout on Saturday night against Levan Makashvili. UFC officials confirmed the news on Friday just before the FOX Sports 1 UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Thatch weigh-ins kicked off. Lentz was taking on Makashvili as the featured bout on the preliminary card airing on FOX Sports 1...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 60 ‘Henderson vs. Thatch’ updated fight card & broadcast info

Former UFC and WEC lightweight champion Benson Henderson is taking a page out of Donald Cerrone’s book. “Smooth” stepped up in a major way by filling in for the injured Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson on short notice to make his UFC welterweight debut in Broomfield, Colorado on Valentine’s Day against one of the most dangerous up and coming fighters on the current UFC roster...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 60 Fight Card

UFC Fight Night 60 takes place on Valentines Day this coming Saturday night in Colorado and we’ve got the full fight card for you below. Headlining the event at short notice is Ben Henderson who makes his first appearance at 170lbs against Brandon Thatch who’s made an immediate impression in the Octagon with two first round finishes so far. In the co-main event Max Holloway looks...
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February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

The Afternooner for November 26

The Afternooner is your mid-day news roundup from across the combat sports landscape. Contributor: Ben Kohn   Hello my friends, welcome to another edition of the Afternooner. As always, I’m your host Ben Kohn and will be guiding you on your tour through Willy Wonka’s chocolate facto….wait sorry you’re not that lucky. You’re actually just going to read combat sports news...
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November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Ranked featherweight Darren Elkins meets Hacran Dias in Sao Paulo

Darren Elkins must like Brazil. The ranked featherweight will take on Hacran Dias at UFC Fight Night on FOX Sports 1 on Dec. 20 in Sao Paulo, the UFC announced Tuesday. Elkins just fought at UFC 179 on Oct. 25 in Rio de Janeiro, defeating Lucas Martins by split decision. Elkins (18-4) is ranked No. 12 among UFC featherweight contenders. He's known for his suffocating wrestling and...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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