UFC 115 results and play-by-play

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – “UFC 115: Liddell vs. Franklin” takes place tonight, Saturday, June 12, 2010, at GM Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Headlining the event is a light heavyweight bout between “The Iceman” Chuck Liddell (21-7) and former middleweight champion Rich “Ace” Franklin (25-5). In the co-main event devastating striker Pat Barry (5-1) … Read more

UFC 115 weigh-in results

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – The “UFC 115: Liddell vs. Franklin” fighter weigh-ins took place Friday at GM Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. A video archive of the UFC 115 weigh-ins is currently available for viewing in ProMMAnow.com’s UFC Room. All 22 fighters made weight successfully, although they had to bring the towel out for … Read more

The Ultimate Fighting Championship confirms remaining bouts for UFC 115: Liddell vs Franklin

Live from General Motors Place – Vancouver, BC Las Vegas, NV (USA) – On Saturday, June 12, at the sold-out General Motors Place in Vancouver, BC, Canada, legendary UFC® Hall of Famer Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell will step into the UFC Octagon™ against fellow superstar Rich “Ace” Franklin in a battle of former champions that … Read more

“UFC 108: Evans vs. Silva” Recap: Dos Santos K.O.’s Yvel, Evans survives to defeat Silva

LAS VEGAS – Rashad Evans had gotten away from his dominating wrestling of late, favoring his speed and power in the exciting knockouts of Chuck Liddell and Forrest Griffin. Following his devastating knockout loss at the hands of Lyoto Machida, some fans wondered if Evans would revert back to wrestling in this bout against the heavy-handed Thiago Silva.

That is exactly what he did in a dominating effort through the first two and a half rounds against the the very tough brazilian. Evans used his speed and superior wrestling to control the fight, taking Silva down countless times during the first two frames of the bout.

Silva managed to work back to his feet each time he was taken down, but was unable to mount any tangible offense until late in the third round after calling out Evans to man up and come forward for a war. Silva taunted Evans with his hands down by his waste and motioning with both hands for Evans to come forward, in an attempt to bait the former light heavyweight champion into a stand up battle.

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Dana White UFC 108 video blog – mega Twitter ticket give-away

The UFC President holds another one of his famous Twitter ticket give-aways for “UFC 108: Evans vs. Silva” which takes place this Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nev. The fans come out like a stampede of cattle to receive their free tickets from the man himself. It’s a generous gesture, as … Read more

MMA Flashback 2004: Gilbert Yvel knocks out referee

Legendary bad boy Gilbert Yvel will be given a chance to fight in MMA’s premiere organization this weekend when he takes on Junior dos Santos at UFC 108 in Las Vegas, Nev. The Nevada State Athletic Commission has granted Yvel a special one-fight license. If everything goes well, and Yvel can control his urge to … Read more

Dana White UFC 108 video blog – introducing Gilbert Yvel

UFC President Dana White introduces viewers to one of the UFC’s newest acquisitions, heavyweight PRIDE veteran Gilbert Yvel (36-13-1). Yvel is getting thrown into the deep end of the talent pool right away, as he will be fighting top-ten-ranked Junior dos Santos this weekend at UFC 108. If Yvel can defeat dos Santos, White says … Read more

Yvel to face Buentello at “Affliction: Trilogy”

According to VP of Affliction Entertainment Tom Atencio, the winner of the Pedro Rizzo (16-9) vs. Gilbert Yvel (36-13-1) fight at this past weekend’s “Ultimate Chaos” event was to be rewarded with a fight against Paul Buentello (27-10) at “Affliction: Trilogy” on Aug. 1.

Yvel ended up defeating Rizzo on Sat., June 27, in dramatic knockout fashion that left the former UFC heavyweight contender unconscious on the canvas just 2:10 into the first round. Yvel confirmed in his post-fight interview that he indeed would now be facing Buentello.

Buentello was originally scheduled to face former UFC Heavyweight Champion Tim Sylvia at the “Trilogy” event. However, Sylvia was pulled from the fight for precautionary reasons after he received a brutal knockout at the hands of professional boxer Ray “Merciless” Mercer.

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