UFC 185 Prelims: TV Ratings

This past Saturday night’s UFC 185 preliminary card was watched by an average of 1,003,000 viewers on the FX Channel. That’s good news as it means that yet again the UFC have cracked the one million barrier which has become a welcome trend since the turn of the year, including UFC 182, UFC 183 and UFC 184’s preliminary coverage. On the other hand, we’re not comparing like...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 185 Highlight: Ross Pearson KO’s Sam Stout with a savage left hook

TUF 9 winner Ross Pearson put his superior boxing on display against nearly decade long UFC vet Sam “Hands of Stone” Stout in the preliminary headliner of UFC 185. His beautiful head movement led to a savage left hook that put away Stout and earned “The Real Deal” a $50K performance bonus. Enjoy.
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 185 Bonus Awards

Following last night’s UFC 185 event on pay-per-view from Dallas, Texas, the recipients of the evening’s $50,000 fighter bonus awards were announced. As has been the case a few times following recent UFC events, on this occasion there was not a ‘Fight Of The Night’ award, but rather four ‘Performance Of The Night’ bonuses were handed out instead due to some real stand...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ron Pearson Lands the Punch of the Night for UFC 185 on Sam Stout's Chin

If fans are lucky, when they attend or watch a UFC event there will be a few moments that make you jump out of your seat with excitement. You know the kind I'm talking about. When you see it you lean back in your chair a little, take a drink of your beer, and say damn as you shake your head in disbelief.The Ron Pearson-Sam Stout fight at UFC 185 certainly had one of those moments...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Ross Pearson puts Sam Stout away with crushing left hook KO

Ross Pearson kept a night filled with finishes going as he put Sam Stout down and out with a crushing left hook in the second round to win in the UFC 185 preliminary main event. Pearson was stalking Stout throughout the first round, constantly launching big punches at the Canadian's head as he backed straight up and showed little defense trying to move out of the way. Stout was able...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 185 Results (Live)

Stay tuned to this evening for all the UFC 185 results live as they happen in Texas. The prelims will get underway around 6.30pm ET (10.30pm UK) with the main card going live at 10pm ET (2am UK). (Press F5 as required to refresh the page for the latest results) — Main Card: Anthony Pettis vs. Rafael dos Anjos Carla Esparza vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk Johny Hendricks...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 185 ‘Pettis vs. Dos Anjos’ pick em

Throughout the course of time there have been duos so dynamic that they have changed the course of history. Batman and Robin, Gibson and Glover, Michaels and Jannetty, and last but not least – Reno and Rose. While we’d all love to know who the other three duos are picking to win, we’ll have to settle for the latter of the bunch. See what these HOV veterans have to say about...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 185 Prelims Trailer

Next weekend’s UFC 185 has strength in depth as is showcased in this new trailer for the preliminary card while will air on FOX Sports 1. Headlining the prelims will be former TUF champion Ross Pearson who goes up against Sam Stout, while TUF Nations winner Elias Theodorou. Daron Cruickshank Vs Beneil Dariush and Jared Rosholt Vs Josh Copeland round off the televised portion of...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Ross Pearson to face Sam Stout at UFC 185

Sam Stout (20-10) and Ross Pearson (16-8) will fight each other March 14 in Dallas at UFC 185. The story broke Wed. night on UFC Tonight, and was confirmed by the UFC. Stout will have a chance to come back from an April KO loss at the hands of KJ Noons. Pearson was also stopped in his last fight, a November loss to Al Iaquinta. Both fighters have lost two out of their last three...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Personal 'Yoda' has helped make James Krause into a UFC success

James Krause didn't change camps. He didn’t move down a weight class. He didn't fine-tune his ground game or his boxing. The biggest difference between Krause now and the Krause who was eliminated from "The Ultimate Fighter: Live" in 2011 has been mental. And the person who has helped him make those strides has never thrown a punch or drilled a sprawl inside an MMA gym. "You can...
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September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

TUF Nations Finale / TUF 19 Premiere: TV Ratings

Wednesday night’s TUF Nations Finale main card was watched by an average of 641,000 viewers on FOX Sports 1, with the prelims doing 263,000 viewers. In general terms that’s a fairly low numbers for a Live UFC event on FS1, though it’s actually up compared to the last Wednesday night card the UFC put on, UFC Fight Night 35: Rockhold Vs Philippou in January, though only by 12...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

TUF Nations Finale Bonus Awards

Following last night’s TUF Nations Finale in Canada the recipients of the evening’s $50,000 bonus awards were announced. ‘Fight Of The Night’ honors were handed to main card openers Dustin Poirier and Akira Corassani for their hard hitting featherweight encounter. The first ‘Performance Of The Night’ bonus went to KJ Noons for his swift and spectacular KO victory over...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Sam Stout was so disoriented after knockout loss he tried choking the referee (GIF)

Sam Stout was so disoriented after his first-round knockout loss to KJ Noons at “The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale” in Quebec City Wednesday that he actually went to choke out the referee after getting up from the punch. Noons won 30 seconds into the fight after connecting on a massive punch to the chin. Stout […]
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Which knockout was sweeter – KJ Noons over Sam Stout or Poirier over Corassani?

  This TUF Nations finale has been pretty action-packed for an under the radar Wednesday evening card. Seriously, who even saw this coming, these ridiculously fun fights and knockouts one after another? I didn’t. I thought the card was this weekend, that’s how completely out of it I am. But you know, that’s not my fault, there are more UFC cards than ever now and if you claimed...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Doom .gif – Noons starches Stout at TUF Nations Finale

Former professional boxer K.J. Noons put it on Sam Stout tonight in the preliminary headliner for the mid-week TUF Nations finale extravaganza. A monster overhand right from Karl James that land flush on the 18-fight UFC veterans sweet spot. Prior to this fight, Stout had never been stopped inside of the Octagon. An elated Noons would go on to celebrate the biggest victory of his...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Sam Stout-K.J. Noons TUF: Nations matchup switched to welterweight

A day before the TUF: Nations Finale weigh-ins, Sam Stout and K.J. Noons have decided to make life a little easier on themselves by agreeing not to drop an extra 15 pounds.
April 14, 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

UFC Announces Five Events for Canada in 2014, Starting with TUF Nations Finale on April 16

During Wednesday’s “special” press conference in Quebec City, the UFC announced they will be taking their talents to Canada five times in 2014. “Last year was a banner year for the UFC but Canada is set to break new ground in 2014 as we’re literally going from coast to coast with events stretching between Nova Scotia and British Columbia,” said Tom Wright, UFC Managing...
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Terry Etim vs Derek Anderson, Derek Campos vs Brandon Girtz Lightweight Tournament Fights Booked for Bellator 113

Terry Etim 16-5 MMA / 1-0 Bellator Record Lost 2 of Last 3 Fights Notable Wins: Sam Stout, Brian Cobb, Justin Buchholz Derek Anderson 10-0 MMA / 1-0 Bellator Record 10 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Patricky Freire —————————————– Derek Campos 13-3 MMA / 2-1 Bellator Record 4 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Derrick Krantz, Brandon Girtz, Martin Stapleton...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White Embarrassed and Irate Over Cody McKenzie’s Shorts

“Where can I get a pair of Cody McKenzie’s “907″ Nike fight shorts that he wore Saturday against Sam Stout at UFC on FOX 9,” asked nobody.  Many on press row were baffled McKenzie donned the all-white Nike trunks. Not only because Nike wouldn’t sponsor an average, little-known mixed martial artist, but that McKenzie also personalized them by handwriting “907″ above...
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC on FOX 9 Event Rewind: Johnson KO's Benavidez; Faber guillotines McDonald

Falling the week after a candidate for fight of the year, two weeks before the biggest card of the year and on the week when the UFC's biggest star announced his double vacation, UFC on Fox 9 flew in directly under the radar. Usually when that happens a rip roaring night of fights ensue; and true to form that is exactly what happened here, on the main card, at least.The rematch of...
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC on FOX 9 Preview and Predictions

UFC on FOX 9 Preview and Predictions On the UFC Fight Night 33 (Bigfoot v Hunt) we went 6-1-1 with our predictions, hoping we can stay hot this Saturday. For being a free card, the UFC on FOX 9 looks solid top to bottom. Wish this was in Chicago, but of course we get screwed again. I guess Sacramento needs something to root for. PRELIMS (Fox Sports 1) Abel Trujillo vs Roger Bowling...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

John Makdessi vs Alan Patrick Scheduled for UFC 169

John Makdessi 12-2 MMA / 5-2 UFC Record 3 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Sam Stout, Renee Forte, Daron Cruickshank Allan Patrick 11-0 MMA / 1-0 UFC Record 11 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Garett Whiteley ———————————— UFC 169 February 1st, 2014 Newark, New Jersey Prudential Center ———————————— John Makdessi appears to have hit...
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December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Thiago Tavares vs Zubair Tuhugov Targeted for UFC Fight Night 36

Thiago Tavares 18-5-1 MMA / 8-5-1 UFC Record Won 3 of Last 4 Fights Notable Wins: Justin Salas, Spencer Fisher, Sam Stout Zubair Tuhugov 15-3 MMA / UFC Debut 6 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Vaso Bakocevic —————————————————— UFC Fight Night 36 February 15th, 2014 Jaragua do Sol, Santa Cantarina, Brazil Arena Jaragua ———————...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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