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Charles Oliveira vs. Nik Lentz Rematch Set for UFC Fight Night Foxwoods

For a freebie fight card, UFC Fight Night Foxwoods is getting quite the star-studded treatment. UFC officials have added a featherweight rematch between Charles Oliveira (pictured) and Nik Lentz to the September 5 event. The 145-pounders initially met in June 2011. Oliveira landed an illegal knee on Lentz, which went unnoticed by the referee. The Brazilian promptly pounced and slapped...
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July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 40: Salaries

Victorious headline star Matt Brown was the top earner at UFC Fight Night 40 on Saturday night, taking home a basic salary of $82,000. Close behind was UFC veteran Ed Herman who earned $80,000 for his win on the preliminary card. Also on the undercard, Nick Lentz trousered $58,000, while co-main event fighter Costas Philippou banked $46,000. See all the salaries from UFC Fight...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva’ Salaries Released

The Ohio Athletic Commission has released the official salaries for all the athletes who competed in Saturday’s “UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva” event. Matt Brown (pictured) was the night’s highest earner, with his $82,000 paycheck nearly doubling the next closest fighter. Constantinos Philippou scored $46,000 for his knockout victory over Lorenz Larkin in the card’s...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva’ Live Results

“UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva” will be jumping off Saturday inside U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. UFC Fight Pass kicks off tonight’s festivities by streaming three preliminary bouts at approximately 6:30PM ET/3:30PM PT. Fox Sports 2 will then broadcast the remaining four prelims starting at 8PM ET/5PM PT. Fox Sports 1 airs the main card immediately after beginning...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 40 Results (Live)

Stay tuned to fightofthenight.com this evening for all the results, live as they happen, from UFC Fight Night 40 in Ohio. The action is set to get underway at aprox 6.30pm ET (11.30pm 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: Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva Costas Philippou vs. Lorenz Larkin...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva Staff Picks

Staff Standings: Ben Kohn: 52-18 .743 Josh Hall: 27-11 .711 TC Engel: 62-29 .681 Luke Irwin: 84-43 .661 Earl Montclair: 51-31 .622 Nolan Howell: 35-23 .603 Lucas Bourdon: 3-2 .600 Dan Galvan: 5-6 .455 Welterweight Bout: Erick Silva (16-4) vs. Matt Brown (18-11) Luke Irwin: Silva is a helluva fighter, but Brown is on a mission….from God. Give that man four fried chickens and a...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 40 Weigh-In Video: Matt Brown, Erick Silva On Weight

UFC Fight Night 40 takes place tomorrow night from the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. The main event of the show features a battle of welterweights as Matt Brown faces off against Erick Silva. The co-feature has Lorenz Larkin against Costa Philippou in middleweight action. Earlier today, the weigh-ins today took place at the same arena where the fight card takes place tomorrow...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 40 Weigh In

UFC Fight Night 40 had it’s official weigh-ins today (May 9th at 4PM).  With all but one fighter coming in on weight. Complete results below:Main card:170 lbs.: Matt Brown (170.5) vs. Erick Silva (170.5) 185 lbs.: Lorenz Larkin (185.5) vs. Costas Philippou (185) 155 lbs.: Daron Cruickshank () vs. Erik Koch (155) 170 lbs.: Neil Magny (170.5) vs. Tim Means (170) 265 lbs.: Soa Palelei...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 40 Weigh-In Results And Video

The UFC Fight Night 40 weigh-ins have now taken place and you can see what all the fighters tipped the scales at below. — Main Card: Matt Brown (170.5) vs. Erick Silva (170.5) Lorenz Larkin (185.5) vs. Constantinos Philippou (185) Daron Cruickshank (156) vs. Erik Koch (155) Neil Magny (170.5) vs. Tim Means (170) Soa Palelei (263) vs. Ruan Potts (244) Chris...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva’ Live Weigh-In Results

All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow night’s “UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva” event will be tipping the scale today inside U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. The first athlete is scheduled to weigh-in at approximately 4PM ET/1PM PT. Please click HERE if you would like to stream today’s weight competition. Welterweight Erick Silva (pictured) battles Matt...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva’ Live Weigh-Ins Video at 4PM ET/1PM PT

The official weigh-ins for “UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva” take place today inside U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. Stream Friday’s weight contest live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 4PM ET/1PM PT. Please click HERE for the official weigh-in results. A welterweight shootout between Matt Brown (pictured) and Erick Silva headlines the show. Middleweights Lorenz...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricardo Lamas Set To Return To The Octagon At UFC Fight Night 44

.@RicardoLamasMMA takes on the ultra tough @Hacrandias on June 28th at the #UFCFightNight event in San Antonio, TX. — UFC News (@UFCNews) May 4, 2014Looking to get back to his winning ways former divisional #1 contender Ricardo Lamas (13-3, pictured) is set to square off against Hacran Dias (21-2-1) at UFC Fight Night 44 on June 28th in San Antonio, Texas. After a 4-0 start to...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva’ Viewing Schedule

The UFC’s brief two-week hiatus comes to an end Saturday when the promotion returns to Cincinnati. “UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva” takes place inside U.S. Bank Arena in Ohio. A critical welterweight shootout between Matt Brown and Erick Silva headlines the gig. Middleweights Lorenz Larkin vs. Constantinos Philippou serve as the co-main event. UFC Fight Pass kicks off the...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva’ Lineup Complete

The 13-bout lineup for the Octagon’s long-awaited return to Ohio has been finalized. “UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva” takes place May 10 inside U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati. The show features a pivotal welterweight shootout between Matt Brown and Erick Silva. Middleweights Lorenz Larkin and Constantinos Philippou meet in the co-main event. UFC Fight Pass kicks off the festivities...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Brown vs Erick Silva to Headline UFC Fight Night in Cincinnati on May 10th

The UFC’s return to Cincinnati finally has a headliner, as Matt Brown will lock horns with Erick Silva on May 10. Fox Sports first reported the news on Monday, and the matchup was subsequently confirmed by UFC officials. The event, which takes place at U.S. Bank Arena, will mark the Las Vegas-based promotion’s first trip to Cincinnati since 2007. The card also includes a featherweight...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Cincinnati

UFC Fight Night Cincinnati When: May 10th, 2014 Where: U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio How: Fox Sports 1 Who: Justin Salas vs. Ben Wall Manny Gamburyan vs. Nik Lentz Soa Palelei vs. Ruan Potts Ed Herman vs. Rafael Natal
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Evan Dunham vs Mark Bocek, Sam Stout vs KJ Noons Headed to TUF Nations Finale

Evan Dunham 14-5 MMA / 7-5 UFC Record 2 Fight Losing Streak Notable Wins: Gleison Tibau, Tyson Griffin, Nik Lentz Mark Bocek 11-5 MMA / 7-5 UFC Record Won 2 of Last 3 Fights Notable Wins: Dustin Hazelett, Nik Lentz, John Alessio ——————————- Sam Stout 20-9-1 MMA / 9-8 UFC Record Won 2 of Last 3 Fights Notable Wins: Matt Wiman, Joe Lauzon, Caros Fodor KJ...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Chad Mendes one step closer to title shot after besting Nik Lentz

Video: Highlights: Mendes vs. Lentz There was just something about Nik Lentz and his pre-fight interviews that got under Chad Mendes' skin. Several times leading up to the bout on Saturday, Mendes remarked how Lentz was just too cocky and talked too much trash for a fighter that hadn't proved himself against an elite featherweight so he was going to teach him a lesson...
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC on FOX 9 Quick Results

  Main Card: Demetrious Johnson def. Joseph Benavidez via KO (Punch) – Round 1, 2:08 Urijah Faber def. Michael McDonald via Guillotine Choke – Round 2, 3:22 Chad Mendes def. Nik Lentz via Unanimous Decision Joe Lauzon def. Mac Danzig via Unanimous Decision Preliminary Card: Ryan LaFlare def. Court McGee via Unanimous Decision Edson Barboza def. Danny Castillo via Majority...
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: UFC on Fox 9 Weigh-Ins Live At 7PM ET

The weigh-ins for UFC on Fox 9 take place later today, ahead of tomorrow’s event at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. In the main event current flyweight title holder Demetrious Johnson (18-2-1) defends his belt against number one contender Joseph Benavidez (19-3) in a bout that is a rematch from UFC 152 where Johnson defeated Benavidez via split decision to become...
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Swanson: “I really want a big fight”

Featherweight champion Jose Aldo is defending his title against Ricardo Lamas. Top-ranked contender Chad Mendes is poised to share the cage with American Top Team upstart Nik Lentz. Former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar has already fought for the belt in the 145-pound ranks, and is now set to welcome former two-division champion B.J. Penn to the featherweight division following...
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor, hype machine

Irish fighter Conor McGregor may be on the sidelines nursing an injured knee after having major surgery just a few weeks back, but that doesn't mean he's not paying attention to his name being uttered by just about every featherweight on the planet. As charismatic as he is controversial, McGregor has never shied away from namedropping a numbers of the world's top 145...
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October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC on FOX 9 Pre-Fight Press Conference Live Video

The Anthony Pettis (pictured) hoopla train is officially launching today. First stop: Sacramento, California. Stream Thursday’s press conference live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 4PM ET/1PM PT. Pettis, along with UFC on FOX 9 opponent Josh Thomson, Urijah Faber, Michael McDonald, Carlos Condit, Matt Brown, Chad Mendes and Nik Lentz are all expected to hit the podium...
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October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC on Fox 9: Live Press Conference Video At 4PM ET

 UFC on Fox 9 takes place on December 14th at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California with the event set to feature the first defence of Anthony Pettis’ (17-2, pictured) newly acquired UFC lightweight strap, when he takes on Josh Thomson (20-5 (1nc)) in the main event.Meanwhile, Urijah Faber (29-6) battles Michael McDonald (16-2) in the co-main slot, with exciting bouts...
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October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Chad Mendes & Nik Lentz To Throw Down At UFC On Fox 9

  Team Alpha Male member Chad Mendes (15-1, pictured) is set to face off against Nik Lentz (24-5-2 (1nc)) at UFC on Fox 9, with UFC officials recently confirming the bout for the Sacramento based event. Mendes will be looking to continue his winning run, which currently stands at four, as he hopes to earn […]
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September 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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