UFC On FOX 11 Performance Bonuses

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Following UFC on FOX 11 Saturday evening (April 19th), UFC President Dana White announced the winners of the $50,000 bonuses. The winners were:

Fight of the Night: Thiago Alves vs. Seth Baczynski

Performance of the Night: Alex White

Performance of the Night: Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrrone… Read the rest

UFC on FOX 11 Quick Match Results

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The UFC was in Orlando, FL Saturday evening (April 19th) for UFC on FOX 11 which featured a main event with title shot implications as Fabricio Werdum took on Travis Browne in heavyweight action.

Main Card (Live on FOX, 8:00 PM ET)
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Video: UFC On FOX 11 Weigh In

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Rich Franklin Feels He Can Beat Anderson Silva

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Former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin, who lost convincingly to Anderson Silva just over one year apart in 2006-2007, was guest on Submission Radio this week and when asked about whether or not he would like to step in the cage with Silva for a third time he was adamant … Read the rest

UFC Fight Night 39 Weigh In Results

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All fighters tipped the scales today for UFC Fight Night 39 which takes place Friday in Abu Dhabi. We have have complete results for the weigh in below:

MAIN CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 2 p.m. ET)
Roy Nelson (255.5) vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (238)
Clay Guida (146) vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri … Read the rest

Chael Sonnen Vs. Wanderlei Silva Delayed Until July

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It appears for a second time a match up between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva has been delayed.

UFC President Dana White spoke to Yahoo! Sports this week and confirmed that the bout has been bumped from the May 31st card and will now instead take place at UFC 175 … Read the rest

Jake Shields Released By The UFC

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Longtime top ranked welterweight fighter Jake Shields has been released from his UFC contract.

The decisions comes three weeks after Shields lost a unanimous decision to Hector Lombard at UFC 171.

His management team released the following statement to MMAFighting.com:

“Jake Shields has been released by the UFC. Jake appreciates … Read the rest

TJ Dillashaw Talks Title Shot Against Renan Barao

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UFC Bantamweight contender TJ Dillashaw recently got the call any fighter would want, the call that tells him he is getting a title shot.

In an interview with MMAJunkie.com, Dillashaw talked about how important it was to him to get the call and how he found out about the fight:… Read the rest

Dan Henderson Vs. Daniel Cormier On Tap For UFC 175

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MMAFighting.com reports this week that a UFC Light Heavyweight bout with title implications could be on tap for UFC 175.

That match up could see Dan Henderson facing Daniel Cormier on the July PPV, the same card that will feature a UFC Middleweight title bout between Chris Weidman and Lyoto … Read the rest

Frankie Edgar On When A Fight Should Be Stopped

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In a recent interview with MMAJunkie.com Radio, former UFC Lightweight Champion discussed fight stoppages in the sport and gave his opinions on when a fight should be stopped:

“If it’s me, let me be limp before you stop it. It’s tough to be a ref, especially in that situation … Read the rest

Renan Barao Faces TJ Dillashaw In UFC 173 Main Event

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With the UFC announcement earlier this week that the scheduled UFC 173 main event between UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida now moved to July, the May PPV was left without a main event.

Enter the UFC Bantamweight Championship which will now be on the line May 24th … Read the rest

Video: Alexander Gustafsson Feels Jon Jones Is Avoiding Him


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Shogun Rua To Require Surgery For Broken Nose

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After getting his nose broken by Dan Henderson in their UFC Fight Night 38 main event bout this past weekend, it appears Mauricio “Shogun” Rua will require surgery to his the mess.

His manager Ed Alonso confirmed the surgery with FOX Sports.

“His only injury is a broken nose, nothing … Read the rest

Henderson Earns 100K Bonus, Shogun and Pepey Net 50K

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Following Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 38 from Brazil, performance bonuses were handed out at the post fight press conference. The following are the winners of each $50,000 bonus:

Fight of the Night: Dan Henderson vs. Mauricio Rua

Performance of the Night: Dan Henderson

Performance of the Night: Godofrodo Pepey… Read the rest

Photo: Shogun’s Mangled Nose After Henderson Right Hand

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Mauricio “Shogun” Rua is likely feeling the effects of Dan Henderson’s right hand this morning after getting one square in the nose at UFC Fight Night 38 Sunday evening. … Read the rest