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Kyle Kingsbury Retires From MMA

Someone is going to have to take over the fanny pack reins in the UFC, because light heavyweight Kyle Kingsbury (pictured) has decided to retire from mixed martial arts. Kyle dropped his fourth straight fight Saturday in a unanimous decision defeat to Patrick Cummins, thus, making the choice to walk away that much easier for the 32-year-old. “I’m not sure if it was the time off...
Via 5thRound.com
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Brown Denies Faking Groin Strike Against Robbie Lawler

In the third round of Saturday’s “UFC on FOX 12″ scrap between Matt Brown (pictured) and Robbie Lawler, Brown was granted time to recover after receiving what appeared to be a kick to the groin. However, the live audience booed after SAP Center in San Jose replayed the controversial strike on the big screen. Lawler’s kick was clean and Brown faked the illegal blow – so...
Via 5thRound.com
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former NHLer Cote sentenced 30 months in jail for bank robberies

Former NHL enforcer Patrick Cote will be spending up to the next 30 months behind bars after being sentenced for his role in a pair of bank robberies. According to CJAD radio in Montreal, Cote, 39, confessed to robbing two banks in Quebec – one in Brossard and the other in Saint Constant. As The Tennessean shared, Cote is no stranger to running afoul of the law. He was arrested...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jose Aldo Vs Chad Mendes Now Scheduled For UFC 179 In Brazil

Featherweight champion Jose Aldo will defend his title against Chad Mendes at UFC 179 in Rio De Janerio, Brazil on October 25th. The two were originally scheduled to fight in the main event of UFC 176, but Aldo pulled out due to an injury which forced the entire event, which was scheduled to take place next weekend in Los Angeles, to collapse. The two fighters have fought once before...
Via Fight Of The Night
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC on FOX: Lawler vs Brown – Lessons Learned

On Saturday night the Octagon touched down in San Jose, California for the 12th installment of the UFC on FOX.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC on Fox: Lawler vs. Brown Results and video

  Main Card (Fox) Weight class Method Round Time Notes Catchweight (172.5 lbs) Robbie Lawler def. Matt Brown Decision (unanimous) (49-46, 49-46, 48-47) 5 5:00 [a] Light Heavyweight Anthony Johnson def. Antônio Rogério Nogueira TKO (punches) 1 0:44 Featherweight Dennis Bermudez def. Clay Guida Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 2:57 Lightweight Bobby Green def. Josh Thomson […]
Via MMA PRIME
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC on Fox: Lawler vs Brown Pick ‘Em Contest Results

    Congratulations to Luke Fortune for winning our UFC on Fox: Lawler vs Brown Pick ‘Em Contest, and to Dave K. for being July’s monthly winner.  Next Pick ‘Em action will be for UFC Fight Night: Bader vs St. Preux on Aug 16th.  Thanks for playing! Consensus Picks Robbie Lawler – 77% Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson – 96% […]
Via MMA Manifesto
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dennis Bermudez Submits Clay Guida at UFC on FOX 12 (Video Highlights)

If what Dennis Bermudez (pictured) has done to his past six opponents didn’t get your attention, then slip on your glasses and listening ears now. Bermudez posted the biggest win of his MMA career Saturday by submitting Clay Guida. Most thought Guida would be able to grind out another victory, but Bermudez never game him the opportunity. A slick rear-naked choke at the 2:57 mark...
Via 5thRound.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Johnson TKO’s Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC on FOX 12 (Video Highlights)

Anthony Johnson (pictured) was a whopping 5-1 odds-on favorite against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira on Saturday night. And now we all know why. It took Johnson all of 44 seconds to viciously dispose of Little Nog. Based off how Johnson dominated Phil Davis in his last outing and what he did to Nogueira, no 205-pounder should be sleeping easy tonight. Johnson also scored an extra $50...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler vs Matt Brown Video Highlights

In the main event of Saturday night’s UFC on Fox 12, Robbie Lawler defeated Matt Brown by unanimous decision in a very entertaining fight. With the win, Lawler gets his rematch with UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. Watch the video highlights of the fight at the top of the page. UFC on Fox 12 took place from the SAP Center in San Jose, California. The post Robbie Lawler...
Via Between The Ropes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC On Fox 12 Bonuses: Robbie Lawler, Matt Brown Highlight Bonus Winners

During tonight’s UFC on Fox 12 post-fight press conference, UFC president Dana White announced the post-fight bonus winners for Saturday’s show. Main event fighters Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown won “Fight of the Night”. Dennis Bermudez and Anthony Johnson each won ‘Performance of the Night”. Those four guys each won $50,000. Brown and Lawler put on the expected war...
Via Between The Ropes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC On Fox 12 Results: Robbie Lawler Wins A War Against Matt Brown, Gets Hendricks Next

As soon as the UFC announced Robbie Lawler against Matt Brown to headline UFC on Fox 12, you knew it would be a war. Both guys delivered that tonight as Lawler defeated Brown by an entertaining unanimous decision (49-46×2, 49-48). With the win, Lawler gets his rematch with welterweight champion Johny Hendricks later this year or in early 2015. The fight starts with both guys trading...
Via Between The Ropes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC On Fox 12 Results: Anthony Johnson Rumbles Past Lil Nog

Anthony Johnson was a 5 to 1 favorite heading into his co-main event fight against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. Johnson showed very quickly why the oddsmakers were right in setting those high odds as he defeated Nogueira by TKO at 0:44 of the first round. The fight starts with both guys missing shots to the head. Johnson lands a left hook that staggers Nogueira and Johnson realizes...
Via Between The Ropes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC On Fox 12 Results: Dennis Bermudez Taps Out Clay Guida

Dennis Bermudez was riding a six fight winning streak heading into tonight’s UFC on Fox 12 main card against Clay Guida. A win over Guida would be the biggest in his career on the biggest stage of his career. Bermudez delivered as he defeated Guida by submission due a rear naked choke at 2:57 of round two. The fight starts with both guys going right at each other. Bermudez lands...
Via Between The Ropes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC On Fox 12 Results: Bobby Green Wins Close Fight Over Josh Thomson

Bobby Green proved tonight that he belongs with the top lightweights in the world. Green defeated Josh Thomson by split decision (28-29, 29-28×2) to kick off the main card of UFC on Fox 12. The fight starts with Thomson immediately throwing an inside leg kick. Thomson throws a kick, but Green counters with a right hand that drops Thomson, who gets up immediately. Green with a left...
Via Between The Ropes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC on Fox 12 “Lawler vs Brown” Predictions

Tonight’s UFC on Fox 12 card is stacked from top to bottom and the co-main events feature fighters that’ll likely challenge for titles in early 2015. The matches are extremely close in terms of competition and skill level, which make these prediction the hardest I’ve done in quite some time. I had to go  back and watch a few matches to really figure out who’d win and I...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Custom UFC Fight Night 47: Bader vs. St. Preux poster

The UFC will debut in the State of Maine on Saturday, August 16 for UFC Fight Night 47: Bader vs. St. Preux at the Cross Insurance Center. Ryan Bader will face Ovince St. Preux in the main event which will be broadcasted on FOX Sports 1. The rest of the fight card order has yet to be determined, but will be set over the next few days. Be sure to check back to Mill City Sports for...
Via Mill City Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Rock Talks Working on Fast & Furious with Ronda Rousey & Lesnar/UFC

From The Rock Talks Working on Fast & Furious with Ronda Rousey & Lesnar/UFC The Rock was asked if he gave any advice to Brock Lesnar prior to him joining the UFC in the August/September issue of the UFC Magazine. The Great One responded: “I never spoke to Brock when he decided to compete in MMA. We’ve been good buds for years, and he always knew I supported his decision...
Via TWNP-Wrestling News & Information
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Robbie Lawler pranked Dana White by 'refusing' to fight Matt Brown after 'Immortal' scale fail

Robbie Lawler informed Dana White that he was refusing to fight Matt Brown in the FOX main event tonight after "The Immortal" came in heavy by 1.5 pounds. [MMAMania.com].embed-container {position: relative; padding-bottom: 120%; height: 0; overflow: hidden;} .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width...
Via Bob's Blitz
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC President Dana White Gets Punked

UFC president Dana White wasn’t in the greatest of moods following Friday’s UFC on Fox 12 weigh-ins. Headliner Matt Brown had missed weight by 1.5 pounds and the California State Athletic Commission wouldn’t him cut the weight. White battled with CSAC to make sure Brown didn’t have forfeit 20 percent of his purse. Following that fiasco, UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby told White...
Via Between The Ropes
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Anthony Pettis Starring In New Reebok ZJet Advert

UFC Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis recently announced a sponsorship deal with Reebok and he’s now the star of a new commercial for the famous sporting brand’s new ZJet trainers which you can check out below. After an injury layoff Pettis is currently featuring as a coach on The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 opposite Gilbert Melendez who he’ll then go on to fight in the co...
Via Fight Of The Night
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC On Fox 12 Weigh-In Results: Matt Brown Misses Weight, Not Fined

UFC on Fox 12 takes place tomorrow night from SAP Center in San Jose, California. The main event features a battle of welterweights with Matt Brown battling Robbie Lawler, with the winner getting a shot at welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. In the co-feature, Anthony Johnson faces off with Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. Controversy ensued when Brown weighed in at 172.5 pounds. Brown...
Via Between The Ropes
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Clay Guida, Dennis Bermudez hoping to earn shot at top-five contender

A week after Conor McGregor solidified his presence in the UFC with a crowd-pleasing win over Diego Brandao, fellow featherweight contenders Clay Guida and Dennis Bermudez will square-off on the main card of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night in San Jose with the winner likely to land a bout against a top-five opponent. Most recently, Guida notched a much-needed win over Tatsuya Kawajiri...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Diaz signs extension, Anderson Silva eyeing Super Bowl super fight

Nick Diaz back. The UFC announced on Thursday, July 24 via UFC.com that former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz has signed a three-fight contract extension with the world’s leading MMA promotion. Diaz returns to the UFC after a roughly 15-month self-imposed layoff from competitive mixed martial arts. The 30-year-old last fought at UFC 158 in a welterweight title fight...
Via Mill City Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Quinlan, Christopher Corso join ECFC team

East Coast Fighting Championship announced on Friday, July 25 that former Coliseum to the Cage Promoters Jimmy Quinlan and Christopher Corso have joined the promotion’s team. Quinlan is a staple in the local mixed martial arts scene and was a member Chael Sonnen‘s team on the UFC‘s “The Ultimate Fighter” season 17. The Bridgewater State College graduate has also been involved...
Via Mill City Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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