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March 17th 2015

[Video] Gracie & Machida break down RDA's kimura attempt on Pettis

Rafael dos Anjos took the UFC lightweight title from Anthony Pettis at UFC 185 on March 14th. Although he wasn't able to get the finish, instead taking a unanimous decision, RDA did come close to tapping Pettis with a kimura midway through the fourth round. In the latest addition to the Gracie Breakdown series, Brazilian jiu-jitsu coach Rener Gracie is joined by...
March 16th 2015

Twitter Review: UFC 185

For the first time since UFC 92, two championship belts changed hands at UFC 185 this past weekend as new UFC lightweight and women's strawweight champs were crowned. Rafael dos Anjos took the 155lb title from Anthony Pettis in the main event, while Joanna Jedrzejczyk beat Carla Esparza to claim the 115lb title. Unsurprisingly, there was a huge reaction online from...
March 16th 2015

[Video] Dana "shocked" by RDA's title win against Pettis

After 18 fights in the UFC, Rafael dos Anjos is now the promotion's lightweight champion after defeating Anthony Pettis via unanimous decision at UFC 185. "I'm shocked," said UFC president Dana White in a Fox post-fight interview. "Everybody knows how I felt about Anthony Pettis and beating Pettis is a big deal... He put on an unbelievable performance." Also on the...
March 16th 2015

Rousey's mom "not impressed" with Cyborg's record

UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is expected to face her next challenger inside the Octagon after she finishes filming Mile 22, which she will star in alongside Iko Uwais (The Raid 2, Star Wars: The Force Awakens). Potential next opponents for Ronda are Bethe Correia and Jessica Eye, with the one wild card being current Invicta FC featherweight champ...
March 16th 2015

Jedrzejczyk: "Nobody gonna take this belt from me."

Poland has its first UFC champion. Joanna Jedrzejczyk remained undefeated this past weekend, finishing Carla Esparza via second-round TKO at UFC 185 to capture the UFC women's strawweight title. "It went so quick but I was preparing good and I'm so happy," Joanna said in her UFC post-fight interview. Although it was clear the former Muay Thai champion would have...
March 15th 2015

Results: UFC 185

UFC 185 saw two new champions crowned as Rafael dos Anjos shocked fans by dominating Anthony Pettis over five rounds in the main event to take the UFC lightweight title. Also, in the co-main, Polish Muay Thai specialist Joanna Jedrzejczyk used her superior striking to demolish Carla Esparza en route to a second-round TKO which earned her the UFC women's strawweight...
March 14th 2015

Results: One Championship: Age of Champions

One Championship saw the promotion's flyweight champ Adriano Moraes retain his title against challenger Riku Shibuya in the main event. The two men entertained the crowd with a showcase of striking and grappling exchanges in the main event. In the end it was the grappling superiority of Moraes which earned him the decision win. Also on the card, Malaysia’s Peter...
March 13th 2015

Full UFC 185 weigh-in video

UFC 185 takes place Saturday March 14th at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Anthony 'Showtime' Pettis will defend his lightweight title against Rafael dos Anjos in the main event, while strawweight champ Carla Esparza will put her belt on the line against undefeated Polish contender Joanna Jedrzejczyk in the co-main event. Watch the full weigh-ins...
March 13th 2015

Gambling Guide: UFC 185

With a two-week MMA break the UFC returns to Dallas, Texas for the ridiculously stacked UFC 185. The UFC continues the 2015 trend of double-booking title fights on pay-per-view cards and long may this continue. Let’s have a look at the odds provided by 5Dimes to see what stands out.   Cariaso vs. Cejudo:  Things move fast in the UFC. Just six months ago Chris...
March 13th 2015

BAMMA 20 to feature three title fights

UK-based MMA promotion BAMMA have announced the full main card for the upcoming BAMMA 20 event, set to take place on Saturday April 25th at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham, England. The event will feature three championship bouts along with a lightweight contest between former UFC fighters and Ultimate Fighter veterans Andre Winner and Colin 'Freakshow'...

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