The UFC event train keeps right on rolling with a show on Sunday, February 22, in Porto Alegre, Brazil. The event will be headlined by the heavyweight clash between Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir. The co-main event will feature a highly anticipated lightweight bout between Edson Barboza and Michael Johnson. … Read more
UFC officials have announced that Glover Teixeira is injured and has been forced to withdraw from his main event bout against Rashad Evans at UFC Fight Night 61 in Brazil. The new main event will feature Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva taking on Frank Mir which was originally scheduled for UFC 184 a week later. UFC Fight … Read more
That’s the word via UFC Tonight: BREAKING: Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva will fight Frank Mir at UFC 184 in Los Angeles and Miesha Tate will fight Sara McMann at UFC 183. — UFC Tonight (@UFCTonight) November 13, 2014 Silva (18-6-1, 1NC) is coming off a first round TKO loss against Andrei Arlovski in his last outing … Read more
Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir showed a lot of guts and fortitude in surviving a massive onslaught by Alistair Overeem in their UFC 169 matchup on Saturday night. Overeem rocked Mir in the first round, landing 50 of 57 strikes in the first round compared to just two strikes landing for Mir.
UFC President Dana White gives his take on what went down Saturday night at UFC 169 in Newark with Renan Barao‘s win over Urijah Faber and the controversial TKO stoppage from referee Herb Dean. White also touches on Jose Aldo‘s win and what may be next for him, Alistair Overeem’s so-called “crappy” performance, and “fight … Read more
The UFC 169 PPV event went down on Saturday night in Newark, New Jersey, at the Prudential Center. The main event saw UFC bantamweight champ Renan Barao stop Urijah Faber via TKO in the first round, however, the bout wasnt’ without controversy as many believe the stoppage was premature. The co-main event saw UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo successfully defend his title for the sixth time, winning a unanimous decision easily over Ricardo Lamas.
UFC 169: Barao vs. Faber II takes place this evening at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., and is headlined with a bantamweight title bout between champion Renan Barao and challenger Urijah Faber. Barao earned the decision win in their first meeting back in 2012, but can Faber’s momentum from his four-fight win streak in 2013 carry him through to victory in the rematch?
It is Super Bowl weekend! The big game is set to kick off Sunday night but for all the fans in New Jersey that can get warm and check out UFC 169 in Newark. It is kind of a big deal with two titles on the line and most likely a loser leave town fight between two heavyweights. Overall this is a solid card worth the price of admission and pay per view. You know that we put our heads together here at ProMMAnow and offer up our picks.