Fighters of the Week

  1. Daniel Cormier: Him and Alexander Gustafsson went to war with each other, with Cormier doing much better on the fight than I imagined he would. Once again, Gus gets on the wrong end of a split-decision in a title fight. Back to the drawing board for the big Swede. 2. Viktor Postol: Well I certainly didn’t see THAT coming. Postol battered Lucas Matthysse and handed him his...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Bader wants rematch with Glover Teixeira if title shot doesn't happen

Ryan Bader tacked on his fifth win in a row on Saturday night when he earned a unanimous decision over former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans, but despite his impressive streak, he's still stuck in no man's land awaiting the return of former champion Jon Jones. Bader has put together an impressive run lately with wins over several top 10 fighters with Evans standing as his...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What’s Next For UFC 192’s Main Card Winners?

As the dust settles on Saturday night’s UFC 192 pay-per-view event in Texas we take a look ahead to what comes next for the card’s big winners. — Daniel Cormier: Cormier proved himself to be a worthy champion on Saturday night with an unbreakable will to win in an extremely tough, competitive fight with Alexander Gustafsson that will go down as one of the best scraps of the...
Via Fight Of The Night
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Bader: I want to kick Daniel Cormier's ass

After getting stopped by Glover Teixeira in 2013, light heavyweight Ryan Bader had lost two out of his last three fights. Since then, however, he's gone on a five-fight win streak, capped by an impressive decision victory over former champion Rashad Evans this past Saturday at UFC 192. According to Bader, his fortunes began to change once his psychology did. "My mentality is different...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 192 Post-Fight Interviews

Below you’ll find a collection of UFC 192 post-fight interviews with Daniel Cormier, Alexander Gustafsson and Ryan Bader. — Daniel Cormier: Alexander Gustafsson: Ryan Bader:
Via Fight Of The Night
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 192: Rashad Evans vs. Ryan Bader (Video Highlight)

Ryan Bader (pictured) felt disrespected by the entire MMA world entering Saturday’s pivotal scrap against former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans. How could someone riding a four-fight winning streak be an underdog against an opponent who has been out of action for two years trying to fix his surgically-repaired knee? Well, the best way to get respect is to take it. And...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cormier tops Gustafsson at UFC 192

Daniel Cormier retained his light heavyweight title over Alexander Gustafsson by split decision at UFC 192 on Saturday. It was a thrilling match in front of a full house at Toyota Center. Gustafsson was awarded the win by one judge, but Cormier earned the other two decisions. Check out the results below. UFC 192 Main Card— Daniel Cormier def. Alexander Gustafsson, split decision...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch UFC 192 Post-Fight Press Conference Live

Watch the “UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson” post-fight press conference live right here on 5thRound.com. The presser is scheduled to start at approximately 1:30AM ET/10:30PM PT. In addition to UFC president Dana White (pictured), Daniel Cormier, Alexander Gustafsson, Rashad Evans, Ryan Bader and the card’s other featured fighters who won’t require medical attention are also...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Bader moves closer to title shot with win over Rashad Evans

Ryan Bader wanted a signature win to inch him closer to an eventual UFC title shot, and he put on a complete performance to shut out Rashad Evans on Saturday night to pick up a unanimous decision victory over a former light heavyweight champion. Bader has continued to improve over his win streak while building a strong standup game, highlighted by a nasty jab that punished Evans...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Bader Defeats Rashad Evans By Unanimous Decision At UFC 192

Demonstrating improved striking tonight at UFC 192, Ryan Bader was able to get the better of Rashad Evans and secure the biggest win of his career via unanimous decision. Round One: Bader comes in looking to strike, but Evans waiting to counter. Leg kick from Bader. Overhand right attempt from Bader. Body kick from Bader. Evans comes up short with a winhing hook. Nice right...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 192: Embedded - Weight cut trash talk, & the Houston Rockets

On the latest UFC 192: Embedded episodes, the fighters get forced into close quarters with one another under physically and emotionaly stressful circumstances, and the fans are brought inside for an up close and personal view. Light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier proved that not even cutting weight in a sauna can stop him from trash talking as he taunted rival Ryan Bader as...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 192 Pre-Fight Interviews

Below you’ll find UFC 192 pre-fight interviews with the main card stars of Saturday night’s show. — Daniel Cormier: Alexander Gustafsson: Johny Hendricks: Tyron Woodley: Rashad Evans: Ryan Bader: Jessica Eye: Julianna Pena: Props: MMAfighting.com
Via Fight Of The Night
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rashad Evans: 'I didn't know if I was ever going to fight again'

Former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans was all smiles on Thursday as he enjoyed a day with the media ahead of his fight against Ryan Bader at UFC 192, but that wasn't the same fighter who sank into a deep bout of depression after two surgeries had him contemplating whether he's ever compete again. Evans suffered a knee injury following his win over Chael Sonnen in 2013 and...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Bader: I have something to prove to the UFC and the fans

As UFC 192 fast approaches, Ryan Bader can't avoid the questions about how he's not fighting in the main event against Daniel Cormier with the light heavyweight title on the line in favor of Alexander Gustafsson. Bader is currently riding a four fight win streak with three victories over top 10 opponents including Ovince Saint-Preux, Phil Davis and Rafael Cavalcante while Gustafsson...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rashad Evans Looks To Be Relevant Again At UFC 192

Rashad Evans (pictured) will be riding a two-fight winning streak into Saturday’s shootout against Ryan Bader at UFC 192. However, nobody really remembers that because Evans hasn’t been seen since beating Chael Sonnen in November 2013. Following surgery to repair the ACL in his knee and complications during recovery, the former UFC light heavyweight champion has become somewhat...
Via 5thRound.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Countdown To UFC 192 (Full Video)

Below you’ll find the full Countdown To UFC 192 show featuring an in-depth look at the three biggest fights on the card – Daniel Cormier Vs Alexander Gustafsson, Johny Hendricks Vs Tyron Woodley and Rashad Evans Vs Ryan Bader. — Cormier Vs Gustafsson: Hendricks Vs Woodley: Evans Vs Bader:
Via Fight Of The Night
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Bader donates large portion of sponsor money to Hire Heroes USA

Ryan Bader looks to take another step towards a light heavyweight title shot this weekend at UFC 192. But before facing Rashad Evans in the Octagon, he wanted to do some good outside the cage by supporting military veterans returning home from active duty. Bader has become a huge supporter of veteran services over the last few years donating large portions of his fight purses and...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 192 Fight Card

UFC 192 takes place this coming Saturday night in Houston, Texas on pay-per-view and we’ve got the full fight card for you below. In the main event the light-heavyweight belt is on the line as current champion Daniel Cormier looks to make the first defense of his title against Alexander Gustafsson. Meanwhile, the co-main event finds a potential welterweight title eliminator between...
Via Fight Of The Night
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bellator Light-Heavyweight Tournament Match-ups Announced

Bellator have unveiled the opening round match-ups for their four-man, one-night light-heavyweight tournament which will takes place at their Bellator MMA: Dynamite! show on September 19th. In the first bracket former UFC top 10 205lb’er Phil Davis will be going up against former Bellator champion Emanuel Newton. Davis suffered two losses in his last three fights for the UFC...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Bader: I'd be surprised if Rashad Evans shows up to UFC 192

Ryan Bader had hoped for a shot at the light heavyweight UFC championship next, after having won four straight fights. Instead, he'll get former champion Rashad Evans at UFC 192 on Oct. 3. At least, that's what's on the schedule. During a recent interview with Submission Radio, Bader said that he would be surprised if "Suga" actually makes the date. After all, at that point it will...
Via Fox Sports
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Bader, Rashad Evans trade trash talk over Twitter

Ryan Bader and Rashad Evans are scheduled to fight at UFC 192 in October, and the two are kicking the hype into high gear with some Twitter trash talk. On Saturday, Bader tweeted about training for the fight. Evans took a humorous swipe at him by saying he was “wasting” his time by training. @ryanbader @Powermmafitness Stop wasting your time! This won't help you! Only thing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Rashad Evans Returns Against Ryan Bader At UFC 192

It appears Rashad Evans’ 23-month hiatus will finally be coming to an end. On Wednesday, it was announced Evans will battle Ryan Bader at UFC 192. The Toyota Center in Houston, Texas hosts the October 3 show. Evans was slated to fight Daniel Cormier in February 2014 at UFC 170, but was forced to pull out to go under the knife to repair his knee. He was expected to only be out...
Via 5thRound.com
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Rashad Evans And Ryan Bader Hope To Fight At UFC 192 In October

Surveying the landscape at the top of the light-heavyweight division, Rashad Evans and Ryan Bader appear to have come to the conclusion that they should fight each other next. Evans is looking to return to action in just a few months time after what will have been almost a two year layoff due to knee surgeries and he sees Bader as a good first step to getting back into title contention...
Via Fight Of The Night
July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC: Two title shots signed; Ryan Bader left out

Earlier this week it was announced that Alexander Gustafsson and Luke Rockhold are on tap for the next title shots at light heavyweight and middleweight, respectively.  For Rockhold this is a “no brainer” as he is on a four fight win streak, all of them being finishes and against top ranked fighters.  The shot for Gustafsson is controversial to say the least.  He lost two...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Rashad Evans Wants To Fight Ryan Bader In September

Ryan Bader has been left out in the cold after the UFC announced yesterday that Alexander Gustafsson will get the next title shot against new light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, but there may still be a big fight coming is way in the future. Former champion Rashad Evans is hoping to return to action in September after spending the best part of two years on the sidelines due...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss
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