On this week’s edition of UFC TONIGHT, hosts Kenny Florian and Chael Sonnenwere joined by Johny Hendricks, Rashad Evans, Michael Bisping and UFC President Dana White to recap the controversial ending to the Welterweight Title bout between Hendricks vs. George St. Pierre last Saturday night at UFC 167. Plus, Evans joins via satellite to breakdown his battle Saturday night with Sonnen and Bisping looks forward to getting back in the cage.
Two world title fights headline UFC’s return to Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. In the night’s main event, the undisputed UFC bantamweight champion will be crowned when reigning champion Dominick Cruz (19-1, fighting out of San Diego, Calif.) returns to action after two years away from competition due to injury to meet red-hot interim champion Renan Barao (33-1, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).
More news coming from Dana White in his UFC 167 post fight press conference as we have learned middleweights Luke Rockhold and Costa Philippou will headling UFC Fight Night 35. The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Georgia will play host to the event. C0sta Philippou was riding a five fight winning streak before dropping a … Read more
Dana White was obviously displeased with the judging in the main event of UFC 167. The home base for he and his UFC has not been kind to him as of late. UFC Tonight’s Ariel Helwani asked Dana what he thought about the company appointing their own referee’s and judges. Dana was non-committal on the issue but stressed that he just wanted what was fair.
UFC President Dana White took time to speak with the media immediately following the UFC 167 PPV that took place in Las Vegas on Saturday night. White spoke on why he believed Johny Hendricks defeated Georges St-Pierre in their five round war of attrition. He spoke on the “personal problems” the champion spoke on in his post-fight interview. He also spoke on Robbie Lawler, Chael Sonnen, and much much more from the UFC’s 20th anniversary event.
What a night. Amazing fights and a main event that will be debated for ages. Did the judges steal away a championship from Johny Hendricks? How will UFC boss Dana White handle this and what will he have to say? Watch the post fight press conference in the player below. To relive the action and … Read more