With all the buzz surrounding the main card at UFC 173 this weekend, it’s easy to forget the potential for fireworks in the talent-rich preliminary broadcast on FOX Sports 1. Before TUF alum TJ Dillashaw challenges the dominant champion Renan Barão for the bantamweight strap live on PPV, another prospect produced by The Ultimate Fighter … Read more
The UFC 166 PPV event took place on Saturday night at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. UFC President Dana White spoke with the media following the event and spoke about a ton of topics. He spoke on the UFC 166 event itself and how it thought it was the best UFC event they’ve ever done. Also, his thoughts on poor officiating, and “delusional” Roy Nelson among many other topics.
The UFC 166 post-fight press conference took place after a great night of fights from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The main event saw Cain Velasquez defeat Junior dos Santos for the second time in less than a year to retain his UFC heavyweight title. Velasquez stopped dos Santos via TKO in the fifth and final round after battering him for the majority of the fight.
The match up between Gonzaga and Jordan is one that many people are sleeping on. Both men are on a tear, and both men have finishes in their last few bouts. When you looks at the records of these two men, 14 of Jordan’s 15 wins are finishes, and all 15 of Gonzaga’s wins are finishes. When you add in the fact that the winner of this bout will probably advance into the top 10 of the UFC Heavyweight Division, sparks are going to fly. Here’s my breakdown of the fight.