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UFC Fight Night 135

Bryan Barberena “Knew” UFC Lincoln Would Be Jake Ellenberger’s Last Fight

Jake Ellenberger set his glove down following his first-round TKO loss to Bryan Barberena at UFC Fight Night 135. Ellenberger would then proceed to formally announce his retirement to the Nebraskan audience, a state Ellenberger hails from. The fans in attendance in the Pinnacle Bank Arena might have been...

Iuri Alcantara Suffers Broken Nose at UFC Lincoln Event

Iuri Alcantara will be staying in the States a little longer. Alcantara took a loss when he fought Cory Sandhagen at UFC Fight Night 135 last weekend and while he and Sandhagen took home a “fight of the night” award Alcantara will have to heal up before going back to...

Gaethje: I Don’t Want James Vick Looking Himself in the Mirror

Last night saw James Vick humbled at the right hand of Justin Gaethje in the UFC Lincoln main event after a first-round KO. Leading up to the fight, James Vick delivered his fair share of trash talk, such as calling Justin Gaethje the Homer Simpson of MMA and calling...

Justin Gaethje Is The UFC’s New Bonus King

Move aside, Joe Lauzon. Step to the back, Nate Diaz. Bye, Donald Cerrone. Those were the UFC bonus kings of the old days. Now, there's a new bonus king in the UFC these days, and his name is Justin Gaethje, the man who just knocked out James Vick in...

UFC Lincoln Video Highlights: James Krause TKOs Warlley Alves

James Krause stepped into the Octagon Saturday night as one of the biggest underdogs on the UFC Lincoln fight card and emerged victorious after knocking out Warlley Alves in the second round of their preliminary bout on FS2. Krause came out looking energized and motivated in his welterweight debut. The...

UFC Lincoln Video Highlights: Cory Sandhagen Finishes Iuri Alcantara

In the bout that took home Fight of the Night honors, Cory Sandhagen defeated Iuri Alcantara in a contest that was not short on drama. Following a successful UFC debut earlier in the year against Austin Arnett, Sandhagen got a major jump in competition level when he took on...

UFC Lincoln Video Highlights: Mickey Gall Submits George Sullivan

The UFC Lincoln’s FS2 Prelims kicked off with 26-year-old Mickey Gall taking on veteran George Sullivan, who was fighting for the first time since his USADA suspension. Gall entered the contest as a healthy -350 favorite despite giving up 20 fights worth of experience to Sullivan. The fight began with...

UFC Lincoln: Bryan Barbarena Retires Jack Ellenberger by KO

On the main card of tonight’s UFC Lincoln event on FS1, Nebraska’s own Jake Ellenberger returned home to take on hard-hitter Bryan Barbarena in a welterweight contest. Barbarena entered as the second biggest favorite of the night, listed as a -450 favorite at the time of the fight. Jake Ellenberger...

UFC Lincoln Highlights: Eryk Anders KOs Tim Williams

Tonight’s UFC Fight Night 135 main card kicked off with a middleweight bout between Eryk Anders and Tim Williams. Anders entered the bout as the largest favorite of the night by a wide margin, hitting four digits, at an even -1000. Eryk Anders got off to a slow start, with...

James Vick Offers Betting Advice for UFC Lincoln: “Bet the House”

There is still time to place your final bets ahead of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 135 event, which will feature Justin Gaethje squaring off against James Vick in the main event. James Vick has often offered betting advice to his followers on social media through what he has called...

James Vick: “I Will Change My Life on Saturday Night”

James Vick has arrived on the big stage, performing in his first ever main event tomorrow night at UFC Lincoln when he faces Justin Gaethje in a grudge match that has been brewing for months. But for Vick, tomorrow’s main event is not about Justin Gaethje or any animosity...

Cortney Casey: “I Don’t Even Get Love In My Own State”

Cortney Casey and Angela Hill will go one on one on the main card of UFC Lincoln this Saturday. Casey has spent more than half of her MMA career in the UFC and is currently 3-5 in the promotion. Her last two fights, though, were fights in which Casey...

What A Win At UFC Lincoln Does For Justin Gaethje & James Vick

Justin Gaethje & James Vick will collide at UFC Lincoln. Adam Martin takes a look at what a win does for both fighters. This weekend, two of the top lightweights in the sport meet for 25 minutes or less when Justin Gaethje takes on James Vick in a grudge match...

Justin Gaethje Guarantees James Vick Will Be “Humbled Turd” at UFC Lincoln

As we embark on fight week for UFC Lincoln, it is time to put up or shut up for the combatants in the main event of the evening, James Vick and Justin Gaethje. But most of the talking has been done by James Vick, and Justin Gaethje is eager...

Cory Sandhagen on Iuri Alcantara: “I Think I’m Going to Pick Him Apart”

Cory Sandhagen will be facing off against Iuri Alcantara this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 135 (UFC Lincoln), and it will be his second appearance in the Octagon following a successful debut victory over Austin Arnett at UFC on Fox 27. When it comes to experience gaps, you won’t...