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Management Provides Health Update On Paul Felder

Paul Felder has been dealing with some health concerns over the past week. "The Irish Dragon" suffered a collapsed lung during his battle with James Vick last weekend (Sun. February 17, 2019). The pair co-main evented UFC Phoenix in a three-round back-and-forth striking battle. When it was all said and...

UFC On ESPN 1 Averages 1,463,000 Viewers

The average viewership for UFC on ESPN 1 has been revealed. UFC on ESPN 1 took in an overnight television rating of 1.1. All signs pointed to the event having the most viewership for a UFC Fight Night main card in over three years. The indication held true as UFC...

Cain Velasquez’s Coach on Kneegate: “Pay Attention to the Video”

The main event of UFC Phoenix did not conclude without controversy. The outcome itself is undisputed: Francis Ngannou defeated Cain Velasquez and no party is contesting that. It’s the manner of how that outcome came about that is under dispute. Cain Velasquez made his entry on Francis Ngannou and during...

Joe Rogan Reacts To Francis Ngannou’s Win Over Cain Velasquez (Video)

Joe Rogan wasn't in the booth for UFC on ESPN 1, but he was certainly watching. Rogan is a longtime color commentator for the UFC, but he limits his appearances to pay-per-views. He doesn't do all PPVs either as he's usually off cards outside of the United States. For some...

UFC on ESPN 1 Scores 1.1 TV Rating Overnight

Overnight television ratings for the main card of UFC on ESPN 1 have been released and things are looking promising. While viewership numbers aren't available at this time, UFC on ESPN 1 pulled off a 1.1 television rating overnight (via MMAFighting.com). This is the best rating the UFC has pulled...

Aljamain Sterling Wants To ‘Humble’ Cody Garbrandt A Third Time

Aljamain Sterling knows who he wants to fight next. Sterling defeated Jimmie Rivera on the UFC Phoenix prelims featured bout last night (Sun. February 17, 2019). "Funk Master" defeated Rivera via unanimous decision. He has now racked up three straight victories after wins over Brett Johns, Cody Stamann, and...

Paul Felder Suffered Collapsed Lung At UFC Phoenix

Nobody can question UFC lightweight Paul Felder's toughness. "The Irish Dragon" defeated James Vick via unanimous decision at last night's (Sun. February 17, 2019) UFC Phoenix event. After the fight, Felder's manager, Brian Butler, posted an update on Instagram. He revealed that Felder suffered a small collapse to his lung....

Cain Velasquez Says UFC On ESPN 1 Loss Due To ‘Freak Accident’

Cain Velasquez doesn't believe Francis Ngannou's uppercut is what caused him to hit the canvas at UFC on ESPN 1. Last night (Feb. 17), Velasquez made his return to the Octagon in his home state of Arizona. The former two-time UFC heavyweight king hadn't competed since July 2016. His return...

Aljamain Sterling: Jimmie Rivera Bout Means More than a UFC Fight

Aljamain Sterling has clocked the final time it has taken for him to finally fight Jimmie Rivera at six years. At UFC Phoenix this Sunday from the Talking Stick Resort Arena, the clock on the patience and trash talking is over. And because of the history between the two...

James Vick Believes He Could Be A Couple Fights Shy of Title Shot

James Vick still has not fully healed from the mental wounds of his first-round knockout loss against Justin Gaethje at UFC Nebraska, but nonetheless, he is ready to move forward and wage war again. This Sunday at UFC Phoenix, that is precisely what Vick will do when he enters the...

Cain Velasquez to Retire If Unsatisfied with UFC Phoenix Performance

Cain Velasquez's absence away from the sport wasn’t just hard for the MMA community to deal with. It turns out that it was hard on one of the baddest men to ever walk the planet, Cain Velasquez, as well. Fortunately, the pain of a UFC without an active Cain...

Jimmie Rivera Claims Aljamain Sterling Ducked Him For Years

Jimmie Rivera does not agree with Aljamain Sterling about many things, but one thing he does agree with The "Funkmaster" on is that their fight has been years in the making. In a recent interview, Aljamain Sterling stated that the two have been engaged in trash talking tbat dates back...

Paul Felder Channeling His Inner Mike Tyson Against James Vick At UFC Phoenix

Paul Felder never fails to entertain when he steps into the Octagon. He's gearing up to make his return this weekend (Sun. February 17, 2019) from the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona for UFC on ESPN 1. Felder will face James Vick in the co-main event. Speaking...

Aljamain Sterling: Jimmie Rivera Not the Same After Moraes Loss

This Saturday at UFC Phoenix, one key bout to keep an eye on is a bantamweight contest between Jimmie Rivera and Aljamain Sterling. This is a fight that has been years in the making according to Sterling, who will look to back up his talk with actions in the...

Cain Velasquez Reveals What Delayed Octagon Return

This Sunday on the UFC’s first main card on ESPN, the event will be capped off with a primetime heavyweight slugout between former world heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and Francis Ngannou. Prior to this bout being signed, many doubted whether or not we would ever see Cain Velasquez compete...