If you could design a perfect UFC debut performance it might look exactly how “Cool Hand” Luke Sanders (11-0) performed when he snapped 32-year-old Maximo Blanco‘s (12-7-1, 1 NC) three-fight winning streak in January. Sanders picked him apart on the feet then submitted the Venezuelan with a rear-naked choke at 3:38 of round one. To top it off … Read more
Luke Sanders talks with UFC’s Megan Olivi following his submission win over Maximo Blanco in his UFC debut Sunday night in Boston. Sanders was the reigning RFA bantamweight (135 lbs.) champion when he got the call on short notice to fight Blanco at 145-pounds. Sanders dropped Blanco twice in the first round before submitting him … Read more
UFC bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw puts his title on the line tonight at UFC Fight Night 81 against former champ Dominick Cruz, who was forced to vacate his title back in 2014 due to injury. Now “The Dominator” will get the opportunity to regain the crown he never lost. UFC Fight Night 81 takes place at … Read more
Nashville MMA’s Luke Sanders (10-0) has stepped up on short notice to make his long-awaited UFC debut against Maximo Blanco (12-6-1, 1 NC) at UFC Fight Night 81 on Jan. 17 in Boston. Both fighters will be moving up to featherweight for this bout. Sanders has competed under the Strikeforce, XFC and RFA banners and … Read more
The weigh-ins for UFC Fight Night 36 take place today at Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil. The same venue hosting Saturday’s fight card headlined with a middleweight match-up between Lyoto Machida and Gegard Mousasi.
A live video stream and on-demand replay of the weigh-ins can be seen on the ProMMAnow.com homepage, while live text-only results are posted here.
The fighter weigh-ins for “Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Kharitonov” took place Friday at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio, the same location that will host Saturday’s incredibly stacked fight card.
Strikeforce has signed an extremely exciting prospect, Maximo “Maxi” Blanco. He began his career in Sengoku, and is now set to make his American debut.