The Scorecard: Who were the big winners at UFC 212?

[ad_1] Saturday’s UFC 212 event is in the books, and now that the dust has settled in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, it’s time to go to the scorecard to see who the big winners were at Jeunesse Arena. 1 – Max HollowayBeating the greatest featherweight of all-time in his backyard while earning undisputed champion status […]

DiBella wins Derevyanchenko-Johnson bid

[ad_1] While the biggest boxing news on Monday was that the Sept. 16 mega-fight between unified middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin and former champion Canelo Alvarez will take place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, two contenders vying for a mandatory shot at the winner had the terms of their title eliminator worked out. DiBella […]

On the Rise: Auckland Edition

[ad_1] The Octagon returns to the South Pacific on Saturday with a 12-fight card headlined by heavyweight knockout artists Derrick Lewis and Mark Hunt and replete with competitors both old and new from around the region. While fighters like Dan Kelly, Dan Hooker and Ben Nguyen have made several voyages into the UFC cage in […]

Hatton: McGregor won't lay a glove on Floyd

[ad_1] Ricky Hatton believes Conor McGregor and UFC face embarrassment if McGregor fails to ‘lay a glove’ on Floyd Mayweather just as he, Oscar De La Hoya and Canelo Alvarez failed to, if the proposed superfight goes ahead. In 2007, Mayweather (49-0, 26 KOs) defeated Hatton (45-2, 32 KOs) by stoppage and also beat De […]

Gadelha stuns Kowalkiewicz in Round 1

[ad_1] Read on for UFC 212 main card results GADELHA vs. KOWALKIEWICZ If top-ranked strawweight contender Claudia Gadelha wanted to make her case for a third fight with 115-pound champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk, she did just that in the co-main event of UFC 212 at Jeunesse Arena in her hometown of Rio de Janeiro, as she […]

Sakuraba tabbed to join UFC Hall of Fame in 2017

[ad_1] Kazushi Sakuraba will be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame on July 6, it was announced during Saturday’s UFC 212 Pay-Per-View event. The Japanese MMA icon, who won a UFC heavyweight tournament in 1997 before becoming the biggest star of the legendary PRIDE FC organization, enters the UFC Hall of Fame as a […]

Holloway becomes undisputed champ, TKO's Aldo

[ad_1] Max Holloway’s eleventh consecutive victory was the most important of his life, as the pride of Waianae, Hawaii dethroned the king of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in the main event of UFC 212 Saturday night at Jeunesse Arena, stopping Jose Aldo in three rounds to become the undisputed UFC featherweight champion of the world. […]