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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...
July 4th 2014

Gambling Guide: UFC 175

This week the UFC returns to Las Vegas for its annual July 4th Weekend card. Traditionally one of the best of the year alongside the Memorial Day and New Year’s cards, UFC 175 is stacked. I’ll be taking a pass on the TUF finale, sadly, due to a lack of open betting lines at the time of writing this article.  With five fights on the main card this week I have...
July 4th 2014

[Video] Friday Fight: Weidman vs Silva I

UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman will look to defend his title for the second time tomorrow night at UFC 175 in Las Vegas. But to get to where he is today, the American had to overcome incredible odds by taking the title from all-time great Anderson Silva. In this week's 'Friday Fight' we look back at the fight that turned Weidman from an undefeated 185lb...