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July 7th 2014

Faber looking for 'Kid' Yamamoto fight next

Former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber may have no interest in fighting teammate and current UFC bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw, but 'The California Kid' wouldn't mind facing a fellow legend in 'Kid' Yamamoto next. Faber, who defeated Alex Caceres in an entertaining back-and-forth scrap in the Fox Sports 1 prelims main event for UFC 175, was asked by FO if...
July 7th 2014

Tate impressed by Rousey's UFC 175 performance

Despite being one half of one of the biggest rivalries to ever grace the sport, former Strikeforce bantamweight champion Miesha Tate  couldn't help but give her arch-rival Ronda Rousey credit for her spectacular performance against Alexis Davis at UFC 175. Rousey needed all of 16 seconds to obliterate Davis, crushing the Canadian with a devastating overhand...
July 7th 2014

MMA Legend BJ Penn announces retirement

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn has retired from MMA after losing to arch-rival Frankie Edgar for a third time at the TUF 19 Finale last night. 'The Prodigy', who began his MMA career 13 years ago at UFC 31, hung up his gloves after being beaten from pillar to post by Edgar for three rounds before succumbing to strikes four minutes and...
July 7th 2014

Twitter Review: UFC 175 & TUF 19 Finale

Fourth of July weekend was rammed with major MMA events, as  Chris Weidman defended his UFC middleweight title in a World MMA Awards 'Fight of the Year' contender and we saw the last fight of future UFC hall of famer BJ Penn at the TUF 19 Finale. FO bring you the best reactions from the weekend. UFC 175 Chris Weidman vs Lyoto Machida #Weidman = beast! Smart...
July 7th 2014

Edgar TKO's Penn in Three: TUF 19 Finale Main Card Results

Future UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn didn't get the fairy tale win he wanted over Frankie Edgar. Instead he suffered under a faster, smarter torrent of attack from his two-time 155lb conqueror, losing by ground 'n' pound TKO in the third round. At the call of the result, Penn, who struggled to challenge Edgar on the feet or on the ground, said it had been a mistake to...
July 7th 2014

Issa Scores Comeback Tap: TUF 19 Finale, Full Prelims Results

A stunning and unlikely come-from-behind submission, plus a cold round-one KO highlight The Ultimate Fight 19 Finale card.   Lightweight Kevin Lee vs. Jesse Ronson What looked like could become a technical, entertaining striking battle ended up being a crowd quieter heavy on takedown attempts between Kevin Lee and Jesse Ronson to headline the preliminary card of...
July 6th 2014

Weidman and Rousey retain titles at UFC 175

Champions Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey both retained their world title belts with one-sided victories inside the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas at UFC 175. Weidman set up a showdown with a third Brazilian in Vitor Belfort later in the year with his latest standout performance. But Rousey's hopes of a quick return were dashed after she received stitches in...
July 4th 2014

UFC 175 weigh-in video & results

UFC 175 goes down at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas tomorrow. But first, all 22 fighters on the card must hit the scales for their official weigh-in approximately one day prior to the event. Headlining the July 5th card is a middleweight championship bout between Lyoto Machida and reigning title holder Chris Weidman. Also on the bill is a second...
July 4th 2014

Arlovski vs Bigfoot set to fight for second time in Brazil

Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva is set to make his UFC return against Andrei Arlovski in the main event at UFC Fight Night 51 on September 13th. Bigfoot and Arlovski have fought once before, under the Strikeforce banner in 2010 - a fight which Silva won via unanimous decision. Antonio Silva is currently under suspension, having tested positive for elevated testosterone...