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Brazil Prevailed at the End at UFC Fight Night

David Ibarra, Reporter

May 12, 2019

At UFC Fight Night: Rio De Janeiro, in the end, Brazil prevailed. What began as a brutal start for the host country's fighters ended with Brazil’s own Jessica Andrade capturing the strawweight title in devastating fashion. Andrade defeated Rose Namajunas by KO in the 2nd round on Saturday to become...

Cerrone Unanimous Winner At UFC Canada

David Ibarra, Reporter

May 5, 2019

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone seems to be getting better with age. The 36-year old turned back the clock on Saturday night when he defeated Al Iaquinta in the main event.  The official scorecard read 49-45, 49-45, and 49-46, all in favor of Cowboy. The fight was a dominant display from Cerrone from...

UFC Fight Night: Canada

David Ibarra, Reporter

May 5, 2019

A clash between two of the most entertaining scrappers is set to take place this weekend. Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone will take on Al Iaquinta in the main event Saturday, May 4 in Ottawa, Canada. Prelims start at 2 p.m. at Canadian Tire Center on ESPN leading up to the main card at 5 p.m. on ESPN+. The...

UFC Fight Night: Florida Brings Middlewight Duel

David Ibarra, Reporter

April 26, 2019

Jacare Souza and Jack Hermansson will meet in the main event this Saturday live from Sunrise, Florida. Two middleweights known for their durability and their ability to finish fights will try to prove they belong in title contention conversations. The event, live from the BB&T Center, kicks off at...

UFC Fight Night: Nashville

David Ibarra, Reporter

April 1, 2019

It was showtime in Nashville on Saturday. Anthony Pettis became only the third fighter to win bouts in the featherweight, lightweight, and welterweight division. His shocking knockout victory over Stephen Thompson came in the final five seconds of the second round. The fight was an entertaining display...

UFC: Ultimate Fighting Goes to London

UFC: Ultimate Fighting Goes to London

David Ibarra, Reporter

March 19, 2019

It was an eventful night at the O2 Arena Saturday, March 16. The main event of the night saw Darren Till suffer his second loss in a row, this time in a much more devastating fashion. No. 13 ranked Welterweight Jorge Masvidal connected with a shattering left hook that turned the lights off for the former...

UFC Fight Night: Lewis done in two rounds as Junior Dos Santos wins third straight

David Ibarra, Reporter

March 10, 2019

The UFC showed out in fashion in the Midwest Saturday evening. The night consisted of impressive performances. However, the most impressive of all might be Junior Dos Santos’ TKO of Derrick Lewis in the main event. With this win, Dos Santos has now captured 3 straight victories in a row and looks...

UFC 235: Jones vs Smith Preview

David Ibarra, Reporter

March 2, 2019

The UFC is back on Pay-Per-View with its strongest card this year. Two-time light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will defend his title against Anthony Smith this Saturday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The co-main event is a welterweight title fight between Tyron Woodley and Kamaru Usman. Jones...

MMA: Georges St-Pierre Set to Announce Retirement

MMA: Georges St-Pierre Set to Announce Retirement

David Ibarra, Reporter

February 21, 2019

The Legacy of a Champion One of the greatest mixed-martial artists to ever compete, Georges St-Pierre, is planning to announce his retirement. He will announce his retirement from professional sports this Thursday at a conference in Montreal, Quebec. The former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion...

UFC’s New Home, Sunday Fight Night on ESPN

UFC’s New Home, Sunday Fight Night on ESPN

David Ibarra, Reporter

February 17, 2019

MMA has a new home. ESPN will host a UFC Fight Night this Sunday for the first time since the network acquired broadcasting rights last May. The promotion was able to negotiate a 1.5-billion dollar deal over five years in which 42 live events will be featured on ESPN and ESPN’s streaming platform...

UFC 234: Whittaker vs Gastelum Preview

UFC 234: Whittaker vs Gastelum Preview

David Ibarra, Reporter

February 8, 2019

This weekend, the UFC returns to Melbourne, Australia for UFC 234: Whittaker v Gastelum. This will mark the Middleweight champion’s return to his home state to defend his title for the first time. Robert Whittaker will look to make it ten wins in a row as he takes on formidable challenger Kelvin Ga...

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