Are you not entertained? Two of the hardest hitting welterweights threw down in the main event of UFC on FOX 12 and it didn’t disappoint. Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown showcased just how tough they are and went all five rounds in San Jose. Lawler opened up the altercation with a big punch that rocked Brown … Read more
A new champion will be crowned tonight in Broomfield, CO as Josh Copeland will meet Jan Jorgensen in the main event with the inaugural heavyweight title on the line. The oddsmaker see Jorgensen as the favorite but don’t tell that the the fans showing up in droves to watch “Cuddly Bear” Copeland fight. The women … Read more
So what happens when a random guy appears and decides to pick on you? If you are the guy in this video you treat him to a nice head kick and walk away. This kid has some good form. I think Joe Silva is about to offer him a fight on the UFC card in … Read more
Bill Conley (7-1) kicked things off on the 168th episode of BluegrassMMA Live talking about his return to action this weekend. Conley’s last fight was in February 2012. The following month a tornado leveled his hometown of West Liberty and he suddenly found himself without anywhere to train. Fast forward two years and he now has a brand new gym and with a couple of grappling competitions under his blue belt he is ready for a fight. He will meet Jason Perry this Saturday in Campton for Xtreme Fighting Champions.
The revamped Titan FC is ready to go for their sophomore edition on CBS Sports Network. With Vinny Magalhaes out with a nasty staph infection, Raphael Davis has been tapped to meet Jason Brilz in the headliner. Brilz has made the most of his post-UFC career with three consectutive wins including one knockout. Brilz was 3-4 during his tenure inside the Octagon but had a notable win over Tim Boetsch and a “fight of the night” bonus thanks to his efforts against Antônio Rogério Nogueira.
At 22-3, Gilbert Melendez sits atop the UFC’s lightweight division. With victories over Josh Thomson, Diego Sanchez, Shinya Aoki and Jorge Masvidal, “El Nino” is ready for a new crop of challengers as the Santa Ana native has agreed to a multi-fight, multi-year deal structure with Bellator that can pit Melendez against some of MMA’s best, including Eddie Alvarez, Michael Chandler, Will Brooks, Dave Jansen and a host of top lightweights from around the world.
UFC officials announced a change in the way fight night bonuses are labeled. Is this a move to be more politically correct? Gone are the standard “submission and knockout of the night” tags. In a press release we learned that there would still be a “fight of the night” bonus for the winner and loser of the most spectacular fight at a given event. Replacing the finishing bonuses will be “performance of the night”. Here is how it has been explained.
World Series of Fighting lightweight Nick Newell recently received his black-belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Andrew Calandrelli at Ultimate MMA in New Haven. Newell has jumped out to a perfect 11-0 record and will challenge Justin Gaethje for his WSOF lightweight title later this year. Newell is the former XFC champion.