“UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski 2″ takes place this evening at Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil, and is headlined with a heavyweight rematch between Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Andrei Arlovski. The entire card will stream live on UFC Fight Pass (www.ufcfightpass.com) starting at 5:45 p.m. ET with the prelims, then moving to the … Read more
Fighter weigh-ins for “UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski 2” took place today at Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil, the same venue that will host Saturday’s fight card headlined with a heavyweight rematch between Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Andrei Arlovski. All fighters made weight without issue. The complete UFC Fight Night 51 weigh in results … Read more
The UFC 171 PPV event took place on Saturday night in Dallas, Texas, at the American Airlines Arena, and provided one of the best MMA cards we’ve seen in a long time capped off by a classic main event between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler. Those two fighters were vying to become the new UFC welterweight champion since Georges St. Pierre vacated the title a couple of months ago. Let’s take a look at what we learned from the awesome event.
“UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler” takes place this evening at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler will battle it out for the vacant welterweight title in the main event, while top tier welterweights Carlos Condit and Tyron Woodley go toe-to-toe in the co-headliner.
This story just keeps getting more wild by the day. We reported that TUF 18 winner Julianna Pena was injured and had to withdraw from her UFC 171 bout with Jessica Andrade. UFC President Dana White then spoke on the situation and basically said he was told that Pena had been attacked by a male teammate at the gym:
It was first reported on Wednesday that TUF 18 winner Julianna Pena would have to withdraw from her UFC 171 bout against Jessica Andrade due to a knee injury suffered in training. At today’s UFC 169 pre-fight media scrum White explained why he advised Pena to “leave that gym now” as he recounted the story as it was told to him immediately after the incident by the “Venezuelan Vixen” herself.