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Fight Night Stockholm Postfight

Fight Night Stockholm was full of finishes and UFC President Dana White decided to hand out four performance bonuses . . . click here for more

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January 25th, 2015




UFC

Fight Night Stockholm Main: Johnson KOs Gustafsson in One!

It was 3:45am local time on Sunday morning when top light heavyweight contenders Anthony Johnson and Alexander Gustafsson got down to business in the UFC Fight Night main event at the 30,000-seat Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, but it was only a little over two minutes later that Johnson earned the next shot at 205-pound champion Jon Jones with a stunning first-round TKO that shocked Gustafsson’s hometown fans . . . click here for more

Also see: Mousasi Halts Hendo in One

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January 25th, 2015



UFC

Fight Night Stockholm Prelims: Tumenov Wins Gritty Decision Over Musoke

Utilizing steady pressure throughout, Russian welterweight prospect Albert Tumenov won an impressive three-round unanimous decision over hometown favorite Nico Musoke in UFC Fight Night prelim action at Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden Saturday night . . . click here for more

Also see: Pesta spoils Erokhin Debut

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January 24th, 2015


UFC

Mousasi Eager to Prove He’s Back

Eighty four fights. That’s how many combined battles Gegard Mousasi (35-5-2) and Dan “Hendo” Henderson (30-12-0) have between them, and it’s amazing that they haven’t faced each other before this weekend’s UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs Johnson card in Stockholm, Sweden . . . click here for more

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January 24th, 2015


UFC

Fight Night Stockholm at the scales

Fight Night Stockholm, which is headlined by the light heavyweight bout between Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson and the middleweight bout between Dan Henderson and Gegard Mousasi, airs live on FOX from Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, beginning at 8pm ET / 5pm PT. Six prelim bouts will air live on FOX Sports 1 at 5pm ET / 2pm PT, and the first three prelims of the night will be available exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS beginning at 4:00pm ET / 1:00pm PT.

MAIN EVENT
Anthony Johnson (204) VS Alexander Gustafsson (205)

FOX MAIN CARD
Gegard Mousasi (185) VS Dan Henderson (185)
Ryan Bader (205) VS Phil Davis (206)
Sam Sicilia (145) VS Akira Corassani (145)

FOX SPORTS 1 PRELIMS
Albert Tumenov (170) VS Nico Musoke (171)
Sultan Aliev (170) VS Kenny Robertson (170)
Makwan Amirkhani (145) VS Andy Ogle (146)
Stanislav Nedkov (205) VS Nikita Krylov (205)
Anthony Christodoulou (156) VS Mairbek Taisumov (156)
Paul Redmond (149*) VS Mirsad Bektic (145)

UFC FIGHT PASS EARLY PRELIMS
Konstantin Erokhin (229) VS Viktor Pesta (239)
Chris Beal (126) VS Neil Seery (125)

*Redmond will be fined for not making weight; the bout will proceed as scheduled

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January 23rd, 2015


UFC

Czech Republic’s Pesta Seeks First UFC Win

For a young fighter, leaving a stable career path to pursue mixed martial arts takes courage, particularly when you have to break the news to your parents.This has been true for the Czech Republic’s Viktor Pesta, who fights Konstantin Erokhin this Saturday at UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs Johnson in Stockholm, Sweden at the 30,000 capacity Tele2 Arena. Even though he’s reached the highest level of MMA, the heavyweight fighter’s parents would still rather see him in school . . . click here for more

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January 23rd, 2015


UFC

Fight Night Stockholm Fantasy Preview

The next challenger to the UFC light heavyweight title will be determined this weekend as Alexander Gustafsson goes home to Sweden to face Anthony Johnson in a five-round main event on FOX to determine who will face Jon Jones later this year . . . click here for more

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January 22nd, 2015


UFC

Gustafsson’s Resilience Breeds Focus in Life, Success Inside the Octagon

During the month of January, Stockholm, Sweden averages only two hours of daylight and daytime temperatures can fall to -5 degrees Celsius (23 degrees Fahrenheit). It’s a challenging environment, but one that has helped to cultivate the UFC’s number No.1 ranked light heavyweight, Alexander Gustafsson . . . click here for more

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January 21st, 2015


UFC

Andy Ogle finds his smile again

Do anything long enough and it can become tedious, even when it’s something you love.

No matter your profession – plumber or president of a company, waitress or writer – everyone eventually hits a point where going to work each day can feel like a chore. The trick is finding a way to recharge your batteries, rekindle your passion and remember the elements that made you fall in love with your chosen career in the first place . . . click here for more

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January 20th, 2015


UFC

Conor McGregor shifts focus to Jose Aldo and the featherweight title

Conor McGregor keeps answering the questions.

Fight after fight, knockout after knockout, the brilliant Irish featherweight is proving his critics and doubters wrong . . . click here for more

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January 19th, 2015


UFC

Fight Night Boston Main: McGregor Stops Siver in Two

Featherweight sensation Conor McGregor remained sensational in his UFC Fight Night main event against Dennis Siver Sunday night, knocking out his foe in the second round at TD Garden in Boston, but it was what happened after the bout ended that will be the topic of conversation, as McGregor stormed out of the Octagon to confront the man he will face next – UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo . . . click here for more

Also see: Third time’s a charm for Cerrone

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January 19th, 2015


UFC

Fight Night Boston Prelims: Dublin Duo Pendred and Holohan Win in Boston

Born in Boston, welterweight prospect Cathal Pendred wasn’t spectacular in his home debut at TD Garden Sunday night, but he did get a win, taking a three-round unanimous decision over Dallas’ Sean Spencer in UFC Fight Night prelim action . . . click here for more

Also see: O’Connell Halts Van Buren

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January 18th, 2015


UFC

Conor McGregor, Captivating Leader of the Irish MMA Movement, Was Born to Fight

Conor McGregor is different.

“I move different. I think different. I talk different,” McGregor said. “I can’t help but be different.”

When McGregor was forced to change high schools his junior year, his new classmates knew immediately that he was different . . . click here for more

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January 18th, 2015


UFC

UFC Fight Night Boston at the scales

UFC Fight Night, which is headlined by the featherweight bout between Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver and the lightweight bout between Benson Henderson and Donald Cerrone, airs live on FOX Sports 1 from the TD Garden in Boston beginning at 10:00pm ET / 7:00pm PT. Six prelim bouts will air live on FOX Sports 1 at 7pm ET / 4pm PT, and the first two prelims of the night will be available exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS beginning at 6:00pm ET / 3:00pm PT.

MAIN EVENT
Dennis Siver (146) VS Conor McGregor (145)

FOX SPORTS 1 MAIN CARD
Donald Cerrone (155) VS Benson Henderson (156)
Uriah Hall (185) VS Ron Stallings (185)
Norman Parke (156) VS Gleison Tibau (156)

FOX SPORTS 1 PRELIMS
Sean Spencer (171) VS Cathal Pendred (171)
Lorenz Larkin (171) VS John Howard (170)
Chris Wade (156) VS Zhang Lipeng (156)
Shane Howell (125) VS Paddy Holohan (125)
Johnny Case (156) VS Frankie Perez (155)
Sean Soriano (146) VS Charles Rosa (145)

UFC FIGHT PASS EARLY PRELIMS
Sean O’Connell (206) VS Matt Van Buren (205)
Joby Sanchez (126) VS Tateki Matsuda (125)



January 17th, 2015


UFC

Donald Cerrone: The Saga Continues

Donald Cerrone is determined to leave his mark on the sport of MMA as a fighter who was willing to fight anyone, anytime and anywhere. With “Cowboy” being one of the best lightweights in the world and competing at the highest level of the game, being willing to throw down at every turn is a tall task to live up to . . . click here for more

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January 17th, 2015


UFC

UFC announces David Allen as senior vice president & general manager of Europe, Middle East & Africa

The UFC® today announced the appointment of David Allen as its Senior Vice President and General Manager of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Allen first joined the UFC in December of 2013 as Director of Events, Marketing and Communications for EMEA. Throughout his 13 months with the organization, Allen has helped grow and develop the organization’s London office, and provided valuable leadership during a busy year for the region highlighted by sold out shows in London and Dublin in 2014. (more…)



January 16th, 2015


UFC

Benson Henderson: Performing Is His Job

When asked how he would hype his co-main event clash against Donald Cerrone this Sunday night, former UFC and WEC lightweight champion Benson Henderson answers succinctly that it’s my job to perform on the page and his to inside the Octagon . . . click here for more

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January 16th, 2015


UFC

Fight Night Boston Fantasy Preview

The city of Boston has been very good to the UFC through two shows in the historic city and the expectations are just as high for the third card landing in Beantown this weekend as featherweight superstar Conor McGregor faces Dennis Siver in the headline bout on Sunday . . . click here for more

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January 15th, 2015


UFC

Reebok partners with featherweight contender Conor McGregor

Continuing to empower fitness enthusiasts around the world through its tough fitness approach, Reebok announces today its partnership with UFC featherweight contender, Conor McGregor. The signing follows the recent announcement of Reebok’s groundbreaking partnership with the UFC, the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization, and builds upon the global fitness brand’s impressive roster of UFC athletes which includes UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, and former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks amongst others. (more…)



January 14th, 2015


UFC

Lorenz Larkin: Time To Be The Big Guy

The first emotion is concern as Lorenz Larkin describes his cut from middleweight to welterweight for Sunday’s bout against John Howard in a low, somewhat defeated voice . . . click here for more

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January 14th, 2015


UFC

John Howard: Boston Born and Raised

Saying New England has a rich fighting history doesn’t quite cover it. From “The Boston Strong Boy” John L. Sullivan and Rocky Marciano to “Marvelous” Marvin Hagler and “Irish” Micky Ward, the area has produced a collection of fighters that even the most casual boxing fans recognize right away . . . click here for more

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January 13th, 2015


UFC

The Quotable Mr. McGregor

Everything changed in the UFC on April 6, 2013, the night Conor McGregor stepped into the Octagon for the first time against Marcus Brimage. Since then, the brash Irishman has captured the imagination of the fight world, and whether you’re with him or against him, odds are that you can’t stop watching to see what he’ll say or do next . . . click here for more

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January 12th, 2015


UFC

Providence’s Sean Soriano is Boston Bound

Boxing legend Marvin Hagler said it best when he declared that it was tough to get up in the morning to do roadwork when you’re sleeping in silk pajamas. You could also say that Providence’s Sean Soriano and Boston’s Charles Rosa will have a tough time thinking about a New England rivalry while training under the sunny skies of south Florida . . . click here for more

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January 11th, 2015


UFC

Sterling battles Gamburyan in Newark on April 18

New York’s Aljamain Sterling will face the stiffest test of his career on April 18 in Newark, New Jersey when he takes on veteran Manny Gamburyan at the Prudential Center . . . click here for more

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January 10th, 2015


UFC

Heavyweight bombers Nelson and Overeem head to Dallas

Two of the heavyweight division’s most intimidating strikers will meet in Dallas, Texas on Saturday, March 14, as Roy “Big Country” Nelson takes on Alistair Overeem at UFC 185 in American Airlines Center . . . click here for more

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January 9th, 2015


UFC

The 10: The Top Fights of January

Here’s how ridiculous the first month of 2015 is inside the Octagon: one event is already in the books – an event that boasted arguably the best fight of the month and a handful of additional quality matchups – and yet there are still enough standout contests left on the calendar to bring you this edition of The 10 . . . click here for more

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January 8th, 2015


UFC

Former UFC Champ Tim Sylvia Retires at 38

Despite standing at 6-foot-8 and weighing in at 265 pounds, Tim Sylvia always seemed to be the underdog. That never mattered much to “The Maine-iac” though, as he went on to win the UFC heavyweight championship twice over the course of an Octagon career that saw him fight – and beat – the best from 2002 to 2008 . . . click here for more

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January 7th, 2015


UFC

‘Superhero’ Jon Jones remains undaunted after win Saturday night in Vegas

While Daniel Cormier, the earnest challenger to Jon Jones’ light heavyweight title, was backstage Saturday night meticulously going over every last detail in preparation for the most important fight of his life, the champion was casually roaming among the crowd . . . click here for more

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January 6th, 2015


UFC

Pettis vs. Dos Anjos headlines UFC 185 in Dallas

The UFC will return to American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas on Saturday, March 14, and it’s bringing the big guns for the main event of UFC 185, as UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis defends his crown for the second time against surging Brazilian contender Rafael dos Anjos . . . click here for more

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January 5th, 2015


UFC

UFC 182 Post-Fight Highlights

Hear from UFC 182 headliners Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier following their main event brawl. Jones relishes in victory while Cormier reflects on another opportunity lost . . . click here for more

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January 4th, 2015

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