The following quotes are from tonight’s UFC 161 POSTFIGHT SHOW ON FUEL TV for UFC 161: EVANS VS. HENDERSON. The show was hosted by Karyn Bryant, with UFC bantamweight ChampionDominick Cruz, light heavyweight Chael Sonnen and heavyweight Daniel Cormier offering analysis. Ariel Helwani conducted interviews on-site.
Fabricio Werdum took one step closer to getting a shot at UFC heavyweight gold, engaging in a grueling battle of attrition with the legendary Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira in the main event of UFC on FUEL TV 10. Werdum overcame the constant pressure of “Big Nog” to win by armbar at 2:41 of the second round.
After spending time as teammates on season two of TUF Brazil, Leonardo Santos and William “Patolino” Macario engaged in a TUF battle to remember, with Santos capitalizing on his only takedown of the fight to win by arm triangle choke at 4:43 of the second round. After a series of exchanges, the fight went to … Read more
On this week’s episode of UFC Tonight Chael Sonnen will be bringing a “surprising update” on his fight career. Everyone knows Sonnen filled out a Twitter application to fight “Shogun” Rua at UFC 161 after “Little Nog” was injured, but apparently visa problems are keeping him out of Canada at the moment and therefore out of the fight. Sonnen will set the record straight tonight.
On this week’s UFC TONIGHT, UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz guest hosts and interviews his archrival Urijah Faber about his upcoming main card fight at THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER 17 FINALE. Plus, Cruz and Kenny Florian breakdown the fight, and UFC women’s champ Ronda Rousey weighs in on Miesha Tate vs. Cat Zingano. Plus news on Hector Lombard, Conor McGregor and more on this week’s UFC TONIGHT.
Powered by the growing popularity of Ultimate Fighting Championship® programming, FUEL TV continues the strong audience growth exhibited in 2012, opening this year with its most-watched quarter ever, a span that featured five of the network’s top-10 most-watched days, according to Nielsen Media Research.