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Three bouts moved from UFC 176 to UFC Fight Night 47 in Bangor

(Photo/Ultimate Fighting Championship) The UFC has been slowly assembling the promotion’s first event in the State of Maine for UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. St. Preux. The fight card added three more bouts following the cancellation of UFC 176 last week. Bouts between Bobby Green and Abel Trujillo; Jussier Formiga and  Zach Makovsky; and Gray Maynard and Fabrício Camões were...
Via Mill City Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Sara McMann vs. Lauren Murphy added to UFC Fight Night 47 in Maine

Women will now join the fun of the UFC‘s debut card in the State of Maine! Sara McMann (7-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) will face Lauren Murphy (8-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 47 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine on August 16, 2014. McMann will enter the octagon for the first time since losing to Ronda Rousey for the women’s bantamweight championship at UFC 170 at the Mandalay...
Via Mill City Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Thiago Tavares moves to featherweight for UFC Fight Night 47 in Bangor

(Photo/Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC) The UFC is coming to Bangor, Maine in a few months and the promotion’s matchmaker Joe Silva continues to add fights to the debut Maine card. The UFC announced on Saturday, Thiago Tavares (18-5-1 MMA, 7-6-1 UFC) will face Robbie Peralta (18-4 MMA, 4-1 UFC) in a featherweight bout on the growing card. Tavares, who normally fights at lightweight, will...
Via Mill City Sports
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Niklas Backstorm submits Tom Niinimaki in stellar UFC Debut

Niklas Backstorm sent a message to the MMA world by submitting veteran Finnish fighter Tom Niinimaki in the first round at UFC Fight Night 41 in Berlin. Backstrom started the fight by using his length and throwing kicks from the outside. Niinimaki quickly closed the gap and scored a takedown. The Swede stood back up and showed good takedown defence to thwart his opponent’s attempts...
Via The Sports Journal
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 41 Results (Live)

Stay tuned to fightofthenight.com this evening for all the UFC Fight Night 41 results live as they happen from Berlin, Germany. The prelims are expected to get underway at 12.30pm ET (5.30pm UK) with the main card going live at 3pm ET (8pm UK). Main Card: Mark Munoz vs. Gegard Mousasi Francis Carmont vs. C.B. Dollaway Luke Barnatt vs. Sean Strickland Tom Niinimaki vs. Thiago Tavares...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 41: Fight Card

The UFC turns to Germany for the first time in over three years on Saturday for UFC Fight Night 41, the first of two events set to take place on May 31st. Headlining the show is a middleweight encounter between Mark Munoz and Gegard Mousasi who are both looking to rebound after a loss last time out in the Octagon to current title contender Lyoto Machida. Co-main event duties for...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: highlights of Khabib Nurmagomedov

The final prelim bout of this Saturday’s UFC on Fox card features lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov. Nurmagomedov is undefeated in 21 pro MMA bouts. He has spread the love around by winning seven bouts by decision, seven by submission and seven by knockout or TKO. Like many fighters, Nurmagomedov has fought most of his career in his home country, in this case Russia. A veteran of...
Via Players View
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Fights Added to ‘UFC Fight Night Berlin’

On Thursday, the UFC announced three scraps to their UFC Fight Night Berlin roster. Featherweight affairs with Tom Niinimaki vs. Thiago Tavares and Maximo Blanco vs. Andy Ogle, as well as a heavyweight tango between Ruslan Magomedov and Viktor Pesta were added to the May 31 event. O2 World in Berlin, Germany hosts the festivities. The planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion...
Via 5thRound.com
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Douglas D’Silva Replaces Injured Thiago Tavares For UFC Fight Night 36 Bout With Zubair Tuhugov

An injury has forced Thiago Tavares (18-5-1) out of his bout with UFC newcomer Zubair Tuhugov (15-3), scheduled for UFC Fight Night 36 later this month. Stepping in on short notice to take the place of Tavares is another newcomer in the shape of the undefeated Douglas Silva de Andrade (22-0, 1nc), who is more commonly known as Douglas D’Silva.D’Silva goes into the bout with...
Via MMAInsider
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Thiago Tavares Out; Zubair Tuhugov vs Douglas Silva de Andrade Scheduled for UFN 36

Zubair Tuhugov 15-3 MMA / UFC Debut 6 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Vaso Bakocevic Douglas Silva de Andrade 22-0 MMA / UFC Debut 22 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Deivison Francisco Ribeiro, Fabiano Nogueira ————————————— UFC Fight Night 36 February 15th, 2014 Jaragua do Sol, Santa Cantarina, Brazil Arena Jaragua ———————————...
Via In The Neutral Zone
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

With Nate Loughran Injured, Erick Silva Welcomes Takenori Sato To The Octagon At UFC Fight Night 36

When Nate Loughran (11-1) was forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout with Erick Silva (15-4, 1nc, pictured), it left the Brazilian welterweight without an opponent. However, MMAFighting are now reporting that Takenori Sato (17-8-7) has signed with the UFC and will serve as Loughran’s replacement for the bout, taking on Erick Silva in his promotional debut.Sato, who is the reigning...
Via MMAInsider
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Quinn Mulhern Retires from MMA After UFC Fight Night 34 Loss

Photo Credit: imperiomma.com After his loss to Katsunori Kikuno at UFC Fight Night 34 on Saturday, Quinn Mulhern retired from mixed martial arts with an 18-4 career record as a pro. The loss was Mulhern’s second in as many bouts in UFC. Despite being only 29 years old, Mulhern believes that this is the end of the line for him in MMA. In a fashion fitting for today’s age of Internet...
Via Players View
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Loughran Out Of UFC Fight Night 36 Bout With Erick Silva

According to a recent report from MMAJunkie, Nate Loughran (11-1) has been forced to withdraw from his UFC Fight Night 36 bout with Erick Silva (15-4 1nc, pictured), with UFC officials now actively seeking a replacement for the card.Loughran had been set to compete in the UFC for the first time in five years. The welterweight competitor took four years off from the sport, before...
Via MMAInsider
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Felipe Arantes vs Maximo Blanco & Ildermar Alcantara vs Albert Tumenov Set For UFC Fight Night 36

A featherweight battle has been added to UFC Fight Night 36 in Jaragua do Sol, Brazil, with Felipe Arantes (15-6-1, 2nc, pictured) set to take on Maximo Blanco (9-5-1, 1nc).The Brazilian born Felipe Arantes, who now fights out of Newark, New Jersey in the United States, is currently 2-2-1 in the UFC, with all of his bouts thus far having taken place in Brazil. The twenty-five year...
Via MMAInsider
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Loughran vs Erick Silva & Ivan Jorge vs Rodrigo Damm Added To UFC Fight Night 36

The UFC have added two more bouts to the upcoming UFC Fight Night 36 event, with Combate reporting that Nate Loughran (11-1) will return to the UFC to take on Erick Silva (15-4, 1nc, pictured) in the welterweight division and UFC officials themselves announcing a lightweight battle between fellow Brazilians Ivan Jorge (25-3) and Rodrigo Damm (11-6).Loughran makes his return to the...
Via MMAInsider
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Thiago Tavares Battles UFC Newcomer Zubair Tuhugov At UFC Fight Night 36 In 145 Debut

twitter.com/TavaresMMAThiago Tavares (18-5-1, pictured left) is set to drop down to the featherweight divison for his next bout inside the octagon, according to a recent report from Combate. The Brazilian submission ace will welcome Russian debutant Zubair Tuhugov (15-3) to the UFC, with the pair set to throw down at UFC Fight Night 36.The twenty nine year old Tavares, who is a...
Via MMAInsider
December 04, 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 ———————...
Via In The Neutral Zone
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 32: 'Belfort vs. Henderson' Event Review

Saturday evening from the Goiânia Arena in Goiânia, Brazil, UFC Fight Night 32 marked the final visit to the promotions South American stronghold for the calendar year 2013. They defiantly saved the best until last. While it may not have been the strongest on paper; the event was no damp squid and produced a plethora of big finishes and fun scraps with nine of the eleven fights...
Via hov-mma
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Belfort vs Henderson live fight blog

On the heels of Wednesday's tremendous UFC Fight for the Troops event at Fort Campbell, the Octagon has returned to Brazil for the seventh time this year, headlined by a rematch between two legends in the sport that remain in the title chase despite having started their careers prior to the turn of the century. In addition to the clash between Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson...
Via Fox Sports
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Lucas Martins vs Johnny Eduardo Scrapped From UFC Fight Night 32

 It has been reported by Fox Sports that a bantamweight contest between Lucas Martins (14-1, pictured) and Johnny Eduardo (26-9) planned for UFC Fight Night 32 has been scrapped after both fighters suffered injuries in training.Eduardo, who is 1-1 with the UFC, has already suffered a lengthy lay off, having last competed in May, 2012 where he defeated Jeff Curran (34-16-1) via unanimous...
Via MMAInsider
November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Three fights added to November 9 card

With less than six weeks to go until UFC Fight Night in Goiania, Brazil, the card is finally nearing completion with the addition of three bouts made in recent days. The biggest of the trio is a featherweight matchup between octagon veteran Jeremy Stephens and TUF Brazil winner Rony Jason. Jason (13-3) comes in with an eight-fight win streak, as well as a perfect three-fight run...
Via Fox Sports
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Justin Salas vs Thiago Tavares & Johnny Eduardo vs Lucas Martins Set For UFC Fight Night 32

    The UFC have confirmed that Quinn Mulhern (18-3) is out of his November bout with Thiago Tavares (17-5-1) and that Justin Salas (11-4, pictured right) will step in to take his place at UFC Fight Night 32. Salas has compiled a 2-1 record inside the UFC since joining the promotion, scoring decision victories […]
Via MMAInsider
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Our UFC 165 walk-out song picks

A fighter's entrance music can be their motivation's anthem or an audible insight to their scrapping style. Or it could just be some sweet tune that helps the fighter look like a total badass walking to before they throw fists and feet in the cage. Here are 10 entrance-song suggestions this weekend's fighters on the main card of UFC 165. Khabib Nurmagomedov "You...
Via Fox Sports
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Thiago Tavares Battles Quinn Mulhern At UFC Fight Night 32

  It has been reported by MMAFighting that UFC lightweights Quinn Mulhern (18-3) and Thiago Tavares (17-5-1, pictured left) will meet at UFC Fight Night 32, an event set to take place on November 9th at the Goiania Arena in Goiania, Brazil. Tavares makes his return to the octagon following a nine-month suspension handed out […]
Via MMAInsider
September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Pat Healy Fights Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 165

Pat Healy’s (pictured) impressive big league debut was spoiled with a flunked post-fight drug test. Now that his three-month marijuana suspension is about to end, the UFC didn’t do “Bam Bam” any favors in his return. It was announced Sunday night Healy will face undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 165. Healy initially submitted Jim Miller at UFC 159. However, his April...
Via 5thRound.com
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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