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UFC Fight Night 103

Mike Goldberg Explains Story Behind Sitting In The Crowd At UFC Fight Night 103

After wrapping up his nearly 20-year career with the Ultimate Fighting Championship at the UFC 207: Rousey vs. Nunes pay-per-view this past December, longtime UFC announcer Mike Goldberg popped up in the crowd at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in his hometown of Phoenix, Arizona to watch his friend...

Video: Sergio Pettis Wants to ‘Take Advantage’ of His ‘Youth’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yS4pN9FES9g Sergio Pettis returned to the Octagon in style when he bested John Moraga at last Sunday night's (Jan. 15) UFC Fight Night event. Pettis was in hostile territory as he was competing in Moraga's hometown of Phoenix, Arizona. Nonetheless, Pettis walked out of the Talking Stick Arena with a...

Coach: Yair Rodriguez Was ‘Tough Fight For B.J. Penn Coming Off Layoff’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEQz7HGT_-0&t When B.J. Penn was preparing for his return fight against rising featherweight Yair Rodriguez, his team had a strong belief in their guy. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Hall of Famer looked for his first win since Nov. 2010. Instead, "The Prodigy" got smoked. Round one was one-sided in favor...

UFC Fight Night 103 Ratings Crack Million Thanks to BJ Penn, Yair Rodriguez

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6GxAKELF-I Despite going up against the second half of Pittsburgh-Kansas City in the NFL playoffs, the main card for UFC Fight Night 103 still cracked the million viewers mark. According to a tweet by Jason Floyd of The MMA Report, the FOX Sports 1 four-fight main card was watched by 1.090...

Kenny Florian Calls For B.J. Penn’s Retirement: ‘The Sport Has Passed Him By’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jAy5VTQrJ7A Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Hall of Famer B.J. Penn had a rough return to the Octagon this past Sunday night (Jan. 15). He took on Yair Rodriguez in the main event of a UFC Fight Night card in Phoenix, Arizona. The speed difference was glaring and "The Prodigy" was...

UFC Fight Night Phoenix Salaries: B.J. Penn Tops List With $150,000

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEQz7HGT_-0&t=68s B.J. Penn may have been torched in his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) return, but he did earn the most when it comes to base salaries. The UFC Fight Night event from Phoenix, Arizona this past Sunday (Jan. 15) is now history. The main event saw the UFC Hall of...

UFC Fight Night 103 Winner Tony Martin Felt ‘Awkward’ After Cup Broke

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocipCnn9zl8 Tony Martin was left in an unusual situation this past weekend at UFC Fight Night 103. Martin's cup broke during his fight on FOX Sports 1 with Alex White, leaving him with a choice to make. He figured that situation out and went on to claim a decision win, but...

Yair Rodriguez on B.J. Penn Fight: ‘I Don’t Think it Was Late Stoppage’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHdqqLwvFI0 Yair Rodriguez's first fight of 2017 was a successful one. "El Pantera" shared the Octagon with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Hall of Famer B.J. Penn last night (Jan. 15). It was a one-sided destruction in favor of Rodriguez. The first round saw the Mexican bruiser throw out multiple kicks that...

Yair Rodriguez Rakes in $50,000 Bonus For Thrashing of B.J. Penn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7EKXk1t0YU The first Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) event of 2017 is in the books. Last night's (Jan. 15) UFC Fight Night card took place inside the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. Headlining the event was a featherweight clash between Yair Rodriguez and B.J. Penn. "El Pantera" earned a TKO...

Video Highlights: Yair Rodriguez TKOs B.J. Penn At UFC Fight Night 103

https://youtu.be/L6GxAKELF-I At the UFC Fight Night 103 event in Phoenix, Arizona on Sunday night, former TUF Champion and undefeated rising contender Yair Rodriguez proved he is the real deal. Rodriguez dominated UFC Hall Of Famer and former two-division World Champion B.J. Penn in "The Prodigy's" out-of-retirement Octagon return, stopping the Hawiian...

UFC Fight Night 103: Rodriguez vs. Penn Results From Phoenix, Arizona

On Sunday evening, the MMA world likely saw the final Octagon appearance of a true legend. UFC Hall Of Famer and former two-division World Champion B.J. Penn made his return, losing via stoppage to dangerous undefeated contender Yair Rodriguez, a former winner of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil. Rodriguez stopped Penn via...

UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Penn Preliminary Results

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJTQNY2Fzc4 The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) started its first event of 2017 with the Fight Night prelims in Phoenix, Arizona. The card began on UFC Fight Pass and continued on FOX Sports 1 (FS1). The FS1 portion of the prelims was headlined by a lightweight tilt between Drakkar Klose and Devin...

Video: Aleksei Oleinik Pulls Off First Ezekiel Choke in UFC History

https://twitter.com/UFCONFOX/status/820810375977308160 The live crowd inside the Talking Stick Arena in Phoenix, Arizona and those watching on FOX Sports 1 (FS1) witnessed history. Heavyweight Aleksei Oleinik executed the first Ezekiel choke in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) history. The victim was Viktor Pesta. The Ezekiel choke isn't too common in mixed martial arts...

Video: Nina Ansaroff Submits Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger at UFC Phoenix

https://twitter.com/ufc/status/820796070468800512 The featured bout on the UFC Fight Pass portion of tonight's (Jan. 15) Fight Night card was a women's strawweight battle between Nina Ansaroff and Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger. "The Strina" came into the bout with two straight losses inside the Octagon. Jones-Lybarger was also looking to snap her two-fight skid. In...

Reminder: UFC Fight Night in Phoenix Live Tonight (Jan. 15)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJTQNY2Fzc4 Tonight (Jan. 15) will see the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) hold its first event in 2017. That event will be UFC Fight Night in Phoenix, Arizona. Twenty-four fighters will compete inside the Talking Stick Arena. The headliner features a rising featherweight prospect and a legend who wants to show the...