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The Hit List: The five top moments from UFC 186

Saturday's UFC 186 was low on hype but big on action. From top to bottom, the Montreal card delivered amazing fights from champions, contenders, and rising prospects, alike.  Read on to find out our five top moments from UFC 186 and then let us know yours on Twitter and in the comments section! Quinton "Rampage" Jackson overcoming the fights within the fight It has always been fun...
Via Fox Sports
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Making the Grade: Passes/Fails for UFC 186: Johnson vs. Horiguchi

The UFC returned to Montreal on Saturday night for UFC 186 which featured flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson getting his sixth straight title defense as he took out Kyoji Horiguchi in the main event. Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson also returned on the card and picked up a victory over heavy-handed Brazilian Fabio Maldonado. But we already know the results from the card so today we...
Via Fox Sports
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Alexis Davis vs Sarah Kaufman: One Winner, Two reasons, Third time lucky

Kudos to Sarah Kaufman, for accepting a fight that she had so little to gain from and much to lose should the worst happens.  There can only be one triumph in each fight and while each fighter goes into the Octagon hoping to win, usually a loss could still mean a gain in experience with a different styled fighter or at least positive publicity. Kaufman had been out of sight for...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 186 Post-fight Interviews

Below you’ll find a selection of UFC 186 post-fight interviews including two of the biggest winners on the night, Demetrious Johnson and Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson. — Demetrious Johnson: Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson: Patrick Cote: Olivier Aubin-Mercier: Chad Laprise: Alexis Davis: Sarah Kaufman: Nordine Taleb: Valerie Letourneau: Randa Markos: Props: MMAfighting.com
Via Fight Of The Night
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 186 Results (Live)

Stay tuned to fightofthenight.com this evening for all the UFC 186 results live as they happen in Montreal, Canada. The prelims are expected to get underway at 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: Demetrious Johnson vs. Kyoji Horiguchi Michael Bisping vs. C.B. Dollaway...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 186 Weigh-In Results And Video

The weigh-ins have now taken place for tomorrow night’s UFC 186 event in Montreal, Canada and you can see what all the fighters tipped the scales at below. — Main Card: Demetrious Johnson (124.5) vs. Kyoji Horiguchi (124.5) Quinton Jackson (216) vs. Fabio Maldonado (215) – 215-pound catchweight Michael Bisping (186) vs. C.B. Dollaway (185.5) Shane Campbell ...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

The night that changed women's MMA forever

When Ronda Rousey debuted in the UFC in February 2013 it marked a huge change in the philosophy for a promotion where the president notoriously said once upon a time that a woman would never fight inside the famed Octagon. For years, Dana White just couldn't justify bringing women to the UFC, but it was a night almost exactly a year prior when his mind was likely changed and the...
Via Fox Sports
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking: Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson vs. Fabio Maldonado Back On At UFC 186

In a last-minute twist, the court ordered injunction that the New Jersey Superior Court granted Bellator MMA exactly two weeks ago that prevented Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (pictured) from fighting Fabio Maldonado at UFC 186 was lifted Tuesday. The shootout will once again co-headline Saturday’s pay-per-view broadcast. However, given the short notice nature of today’s announcement...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Issues Statement Regarding Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson

To the apparent surprise of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, former light heavyweight champ Quinton “Rampage” Jackson wasn’t free and clear to rejoin the promotion when he signed a multi-fight deal in December. Jackson was previously/currently under contract with Bellator MMA, the UFC’s biggest rival, but the controversial 36-year-old vaguely claimed he was able to void...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Aisling Daly Now Meets Randa Markos at UFC 186

As the rumor mill had suggested, Aisling Daly will in fact face fellow “TUF 20″ strawweight cast member Randa Markos (pictured) at UFC 186. Daly was originally slated to meet Claudia Gadelha (12-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 64, but Gadelha was recently forced to withdraw from the April 11 card. The UFC announced the switcheroo Tuesday via Twitter. Daley will be riding...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Sarah Kaufman Vs Alexis Davis III Set For UFC 186

A trilogy fight between Sarah Kaufman and Alexis Davis has been announced for UFC 186 in Montreal, Canada on April 25th. It’s a slightly curious bit of matchmaking in that Kaufman already holds two victories against Davis.  The first came in 2007 earlier in both woman’s professional careers.  In fact it was actually Davis’ pro-debut and it ended in the third round when Kaufman...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Sarah Kaufman: Miesha Tate "ducked me and is a coward"

Former Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion Sarah Kaufman was doing everything in her power to land a fight with Miesha Tate, but when the UFC matchmakers came calling with an opponent, they had an entirely different name in mind. Instead of facing Tate, Kaufman was offered a third fight with fellow Canadian Alexis Davis, who she's beaten on both previous occasions.  Kaufman...
Via Fox Sports
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Sarah Kaufman vs. Alexis Davis on tap for UFC 186

Sarah Kaufman and Alexis Davis will meet for the third time in an all-Canadian showdown at UFC 186 in Montreal on April 25. UFC officials announced the new pairing on Tuesday. The two top five ranked women's bantamweights met on two previous occasions in different promotions with Kaufman coming out both times. The last fight in 2012 is regarded as one of the best women's MMA fights...
Via Fox Sports
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Sarah Kaufman: Miesha Tate is a coward if she'll fight everyone but me

Sarah Kaufman would be the last person anyone would expect to call out opponents or resort to trash talk to land a fight, but that's exactly what the former Strikeforce champion has done lately after feeling the frustration of being on the shelf for almost a year. Kaufman was forced to take off part of 2014 following a car accident where she suffered some minor injuries, but the...
Via Fox Sports
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jessica Eye: If they wanted me to fight Ronda Rousey I'm ready

It's been a very long, strange trip for Jessica Eye in the UFC so far. The Cleveland, Ohio native joined the promotion last year with a lot of hype that she could be a real contender at 135-pounds.  She proved to be everything as advertised after beating former Strikeforce champion Sarah Kaufman in her debut. But then the weird circumstances started following Eye around like a stalker...
Via Fox Sports
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Leslie Smith vs. Jessica Eye: Expect Fireworks, Not Wall and Stall

Leslie “Peacemaker” Smith faces Jessica “Evil” Eye on Saturday night, and the Cesar Gracie Fight Team representative is sure that the fight will keep you at the edge of your seat. Even when fighting as a flyweight and dealing with challenging weight cuts, Smith always delivered exciting bouts, pushing forward with kicks and punches by digging deep into her reserves even...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Nine UFC bouts that need to happen

Image Credit – MMAWeekly Sometimes the UFC reads our minds and puts together great scraps. But sometimes they completely miss the boat on a sick fight. I have compiled a list of fights that need to happen at each weight class that I hope will come together: • After a big win, John Dodson was fired up and ready for another title shot. He has actually a few options seeing as that...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Pass takes a step forward with Invicta deal

For better or worse, UFC’s Fight Pass service has fallen into the shadow of WWE Network. There was significantly more hype and buzz surrounding WWE Network, and on the other side of the coin, significantly more vitriol spewed by fans when technical errors popped up. Fight Pass has simply rolled along, acquiring roughly 100,000 subscribers (according to an estimate by UFC president...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Pass Set To Air Invicta FC Live And Archived Events

The UFC have a struck a new deal with all-female promotion Invicta FC which will see their live and archived events air on the UFC Fight Pass subscription service. “This is a historic multi-year, multi-event deal,” Marshall Zelaznak stated in a press release. “When we launched UFC FIGHT PASS last Christmas, we said that we would never rest in bringing the best value to our...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Invicta FC and UFC Fight Pass come together to make each better

Here we are almost six months into the year and UFC Fight Pass just keeps getting better. The latest addition is a new deal with Invicta FC. It will bring their past events into the ever growing UFC Fight Pass library. This deal makes perfect sense for Invicta FC, the UFC, and fight fans. The UFC.com press release started with, “This is a historic multi-year, multi-event deal....
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Miesha Tate wants Carano, Holm, or Kaufman next (Video)

“I would love a fight with Gina Carano, honestly, if she’s gonna make her come back to MMA after 5 and a half years I don’t think it makes sense to go straight for the title. So I think I’d be a great match up for her to come back on. If not, I also on Holly Holm and Sarah Kaufman.” Miesha Tate recently sat down with Kenny Florian and Chael Sonnen on the set of FOX Sports...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

What’s next for the biggest UFC winners of the past week?

The two men with the most interesting jobs in sports, Joe Silva and Sean Shelby, have their work cut out for them following the vents that took place over the past week in Quebec and Orlando. So before we turn our full attention to UFC 172 in B-More, we’re here to offer them a completely uninvited helping hand. Let’s start with the big winners from the more recent of the two...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Sarah Kaufman versus Miesha Tate II just makes sense

Before Alexis Davis was announced as Ronda Rousey’s next opponent there was a lot of speculation about who was next for Ronda. One name that did not get mentioned was Sarah Kaufman. After her impressive win over Leslie Smith in Quebec earlier this week, that should all change. She is now another big win away from being next after Davis. The win could and should come against Miesha...
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April 19, 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: Kaufman outclasses Smith

The first fight between Victoria, B.C. native Sarah Kaufman and Pleasant Hill, CA’s Leslie Smith was so close that the decision could’ve went either way. The rematch – not so much. The story of the fight was Kaufman’s crisp boxing and stellar clinch work. The former Strikeforce world champion looked every bit the part tonight. Kaufman was in control from the opening bell...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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