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October 24th 2010

Madsen celebrates "huge win" over Gilbert Yvel

Jon Madsen is delighted with his rapid win over Gilbert Yvel in the opening fight of UFC 121.“The plan was to feint and to throw some punches. He’s dangerous standing up so I didn’t want to get lazy on my feet and get caught with something,” he said after the fight.“The plan was to get close with the #2 and go in for the double. Once I...
October 24th 2010

Camozzi ready to go again after three-round battle

Chris Camozzi admits to being “nervous” when waiting for the judges’ decision on his three-round battle with tough Korean debutant Dong Yi Yang at UFC 121 last night.The two had a very close fight and that was reflected in the decision, which was split 2-1 in favour of a win for Cammozzi.“I was a little nervous when the judges were announcing...
October 24th 2010

Judges give Sam Stout a scare

The judges gave Sam Stout a funny turn after his fight with Paul Taylor at UFC 121 last night. Stout won by split-decision - but Paul Taylor’s name was read out first, an unusual move.“When the judges said his name first my heart dropped. Because usually in a split decision they say the winner’s name first,” Stout said afterwards.The fight was...
October 24th 2010

Lawlor can relax after much-needed win

Tom Lawlor is celebrating after beating former middleweight title challenger Patrick Cote and probably saving his UFC contract in the process. Lawlor edged Cote on all three judges’ cards to take a unanimous decision win, putting him 1-2 in his last three.“I’m very excited about the win. I executed my game plan. This is the first time I ever started...
October 24th 2010

Brendan Schaub lays cardjo fears to rest

‘No more doubts about my cardio’ - that’s the message from Brendan Schaub after he beat former heavyweight title challenger Gabriel Gonzaga over the course of a three round battle at UFC 121. “I’m really happy because I feel like I was in a real fight. I realized I had a great training camp because I was able to go hard for all three...
October 24th 2010

Shane Carwin gives his thoughts on Velasquez win

Recent heavyweight title contender Shane Carwin has commented on Cain Velasquez’s win over former champion Brock Lesnar last night.  Carwin, who lost to Lesnar by submission in the second round of their clash at UFC 116, congratulated Velasquez but warned people not to write Lesnar off.Writing in his blog at ShaneCarwin.com he noted:“What Cain did is...
October 24th 2010

Velasquez topples Lesnar, takes the crown

The king is dead. Long live the king.Cain Velasquez was crowned as the new UFC heavyweight champion after four minutes of fighting with the previous incumbent Brock Lesnar in the headline bout of UFC 121.Lesnar started very aggressively, shooting straight into a clinch and throwing three knees in quick succession. One of them was a flying knee and the crowd’s...
October 23rd 2010

UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez (part 3 of 3) - The Main Event

by Simon PlattOnce upon a time, in a land far far away, Andrei 'The Pitbull' Arlovski and Tim 'The Maniac' Sylvia clashed inside the 'World’s ultimate proving ground for warriors' at UFC 51 to compete for the UFC's interim heavyweight belt. After 47 seconds, and one Achilles lock, Arlovski was the UFC's newly-crowned heavyweight king.Attempting to dethrone the...
October 22nd 2010

UFC 121 weigh in results

UFC heavyweight champ Brock Lesnar was a full twenty pounds heavier than title challenger Cain Velasquez when they hit the scales at the official UFC 121 weigh ins.But Lesnar was under the 265lb mark for the first time in his MMA career; granted it was only by one pound but its still the lightest he has ever weighed for a fight. Velasquez looked noticeably smaller at...

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