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Kenny Florian Says Michel Pereira Can’t Be Angry Over UFC Rio Rancho DQ Loss

Kenny Florian believes Michel Pereira can't be angry that he lost to Diego Sanchez by DQ at UFC Rio Rancho. Pereira has gone on a Twitter and Instagram rant saying Sanchez is a chicken for taking the DQ win. He also tried to point out that the knee never...

Diego Sanchez Defends His ‘Smart, Veteran Decision’ Taking DQ Win At UFC Rio Rancho

Diego Sanchez believes he made the right decision taking the DQ win at UFC Rio Rancho. In the third round, Michel Pereira, who was dominating the fight, landed an illegal knee to Sanchez who said he couldn't continue and got a DQ win. Many said he quit, while others...

Corey Anderson Speaks On KO Loss At UFC Rio Rancho

Corey Anderson didn't take long to weigh in on his UFC Rio Rancho loss. Anderson had an opportunity to make a strong case for a UFC light heavyweight title shot. For months, Anderson expressed his belief that he was being overlooked. He forced the UFC brass and others to take...

Diego Sanchez Did The Right Thing At UFC Rio Rancho

Diego Sanchez told officials he couldn't continue after eating an illegal knee to the face at UFC Rio Rancho. The context behind 'why?' doesn't matter. With just under two minutes left in a 15-minute fight, Michel Pereira landed an illegal knee to the face of an already downed (and hurt)...

UFC Rio Rancho Highlights: Daniel Rodriguez Taps Out Tim Means

Daniel Rodriguez tapped out Tim Means. The two fighters met in a welterweight bout at the UFC Rio Rancho event on Saturday night (February 15, 2020) from the that aired live on ESPN’s streaming service, ESPN+. Rodriguez, a big underdog, nearly finished Means after the first round when he dropped him....

UFC Rio Rancho Highlights: John Dodson Smashes Nathaniel Wood

John Dodson smashes Nathaniel Wood. The two fighters met in a bantamweight bout at the UFC Rio Rancho event on Saturday night (February 15, 2020) from the that aired live on ESPN’s streaming service, ESPN+. In the third round of the fight, Dodson was able to drop him with a...

UFC Rio Rancho Highlights: Raulian Paiva Picks Up KO Victory

Raulian Paiva put Mark De La Rosa to sleep.  The two fighters met in a flyweight bout at the UFC Rio Rancho event on Saturday night (February 15, 2020) from the that aired live on ESPN’s streaming service, ESPN+. Paiva finished his opponent in the second round when he landed...

Jan Blachowicz Predicting Second Round Right Uppercut KO Over Corey Anderson

Jan Blachowicz has called his shot. In the main event of UFC Rio Rancho, Blachowicz will take on Corey Anderson in a rematch of their 2015 fight. It is expected the winner of this will be the next contender for Jon Jones so the stakes are high for this...

UFC Rio Rancho Results: Jan Błachowicz KO’s Corey Anderson

UFC Rio Rancho went down tonight (Saturday,  February 15, 2020) from the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico and we have results. The world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion compiled an excellent card for fight fans to enjoy.  It was headlined by a meeting between Corey...

Ray Borg Releases Statement On UFC Rio Rancho Scale Fail

UFC flyweight Ray Borg has once again missed weight. Borg is scheduled to compete on the UFC Rio Rancho card tomorrow night (Feb. 15). He'll meet Rogerio Bontorin on the main card. While Bontorin made the flyweight limit at 126 pounds, Borg missed his target at 128 pounds. Despite being...

UFC Rio Rancho Weigh-in Results: Ray Borg Misses Yet Again

UPDATE: The UFC Rio Rancho weigh-in results are in. Ray Borg is the only fighter on the card to have missed weight. The UFC Rio Rancho weigh-ins are here. Tomorrow night (Feb. 15), UFC Rio Rancho will be held inside the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. In...

Corey Anderson Focused On UFC Rio Rancho, Not Jon Jones

Corey Anderson could find himself closer to a title opportunity with another win but he isn't obsessing over Jon Jones. Anderson will collide with Jan Blachowicz in a rematch this Saturday night (Feb. 15). The light heavyweight tilt is set to headline UFC Rio Rancho. Anderson vs. Blachowicz 2 will...

Diego Sanchez Receives USADA Sanction, UFC Rio Rancho Fight Still On

Diego Sanchez has been hit with a three-month USADA sanction but his next bout isn't in jeopardy. USADA announced that Sanchez accepted a suspension for violating the UFC's anti-doping policy. Sanchez tested positive for ostarine and S-23. USADA determined that Sanchez was indeed the victim of contaminated supplements. Sanchez is still...