Dana White UFC 172 vlog #1

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In anticipation of this weekend’s “UFC 172: Jones vs. Teixeira” fight card, UFC President Dana White has released this behind-the-scenes video blog of of last month’s “UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler” card. He says it’s the first of two vlogs he will release this week. Fight week blog week, let’s roll… [ads1] [ads2]

UFC 171 estimated paydays, Hector Lombard leads the way with $300,000 salary

Do people still take the disclosed salaries for UFC fighters seriously anymore? Take for example this past weekend’s UFC 171 event, would you expect the new king of welterweights Johny Hendricks to make less than someone that is 3-2 in the UFC like Hector Lombard? Let’s be honest, these numbers reflect the money that the UFC wants us to know about. The rest is all speculation and so is what is listed below but is worth looking at.

Why Rory MacDonald doesn’t deserve the next UFC welterweight title shot

When it comes to earning(or giving ) UFC title shots there are often times there’s no rhyme or reason as to why a fighter is in that position. Sometimes a fighter runs the gauntlet of top contenders (Johny Hendricks), other times by fan demand (Nick Diaz), and other times by default/dominant champion cleaning out a division (Jake Shields). A new welterweight champion was crowned on Saturday night at UFC 171 when Johny Hendricks outlasted Robbie Lawler to win a unanimous decision in an instant classic.

UFC 171 Hendricks vs. Lawler: What we learned from an awesome event

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.

Nick Diaz is ready to fight, wants a title fight coming off two losses *Video*

Nick Diaz UFC 158

UFC welterweight lighting rod Nick Diaz hasn’t fought in a year, but still seems to be able to have people talking about him fighting. Diaz spoke with MMA Heat about his desire to fight again and who he wants to fight. Diaz said he wants to fight the winner of the Johny Hendricks/Robbie Lawler fight which Hendricks won although Diaz has lost his last two fights.

FOX Sports 2 UFC 171 post-fight Show Quotes – 3/15/14

The following quotes are from tonight’s UFC 171 POSTFIGHT SHOW ON FOX SPORTS 2 for UFC 171: HENDRICKS VS. LAWLER. The show was hosted by Karyn Bryant, with UFC light heavyweights Daniel Cormier and Chael Sonnen providing analysis. Heidi Androl conducted interviews on-site.

UFC 171 post-fight press conference live stream

A new UFC welterweight champion will be crowned tonight at UFC 171 in Dallas. Following the main event title bout between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler, fans can tune into the post-fight press conference right here to hear from the fighters and UFC President Dana White.