UFC 127 Fitch vs. Penn results

UFC’s Australia outing was a little heavy on the filler bouts, but the B.J. Penn vs. Jon Fitch headliner was relevant to the welterweight big picture and presented a very interesting stylistic match-up. Here’s how it all went down: Zhang Tiequan def. Jason Reinhardt via submission (guillotine choke), round one Anthony Perosh def. Tom Blackledge via submission (rear naked choke), …

Strikeforce Challengers Beerbohm vs. Healy results

Another good night of fights from Strikeforce’s “Challengers” offshoot. The purpose of Challengers is to spotlight up-and-comers, to give them a venue of their own instead of always fighting on the dark end of cards where they can get overshadowed by bigger names. Not only is that good for the fighters, it’s good for the fans. It lacks flash and …

Strikeforce Fedor vs. Silva results: Is this sunset for Fedor?

Yesterday’s event featured two of four first-round bouts in Strikeforce’s heavily anticipated heavyweight tournament. Along with Fedor Emelianenko vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in the main slot, the co-main event had former UFC champion Andrei Arlovski facing off against kickboxer Sergei Kharitonov. Given those names, you would think the outcomes would be obvious. It was a night of clearly drawn finishes and surprises. Valentijn …

UFC 126 results: Anderson Silva’s KO kick and the ascension of Jon Jones

Last night’s UFC 126 didn’t feature the most exciting performances overall, but there were some really great moments, and important storylines were taken through some plot twists and exciting comclusions. Demetrious Johnson def. Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto via unanimous decision Chad Mendes def. Michihiro Omigawa via unanimous decision Donald Cerrone def. Paul Kelly via submission (rear naked choke), round two Miguel …

Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg fight results

Results from the main card of last night’s Strikeforce event in San Jose, California, courtesy of Bloody Elbow. Two belts were on the line. Roger Gracie def. Trevor Prangley via submission (rear naked choke), round one Herschel Walker def. Scott Carson via TKO (punches), round one Jacare Souza def. Robbie Lawler via submission (rear naked choke), round three, retains Middleweight …

UFC Fight for the Troops 2 results

In a very forward thinking move by the UFC, Fight for the Troops’ first four bouts were streamed live via Facebook, with the main card broadcast live on Spike. It was far from the most important card in terms of big picture impact, but still some interesting match-ups. Waylon Lowe def. Williamy Freire via unanimous decision Rani Yahya def. Mike …

Strikeforce Challengers 13 fight results

Results from last night’s Strikeforce event in Nashville, Tennessee, courtesy of MMA Mania: Rhadi Ferguson def. John Richard via submission (kneebar), round two Amanda Nunes def. Julia Budd via TKO (strikes), round one Daniel Cormier def. Devin Cole via unanimous decision Ovince St. Preux def. Ron “Abongo” Humphrey via unanimous decision Tyron Woodley def. Tarec Saffiedine via unanimous decision Didn’t …

UFC 124: GSP’s jab and the case of Kos’s toe

Results from last night’s event in Montreal: Mark Bocek def. Dustin Hazelett via submission (triangle choke), round one Thiago Alves def. John Howard via unanimous decision Mac Danzig def. Joe Stevenson via knockout, round one Jim Miller def. Charles Oliveira via submission (kneebar), round one Stefan Struve def. Sean McCorkle via TKO, round one Georges St. Pierre def. Josh Koscheck via …

The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale: results and observations

Cody McKenzie def. Aaron Wilkinson via submission (guillotine), round one Leonard Garcia def. Nam Phan via highway robbery split decision Rick Story def. Johny Hendricks via unanimous decision Demian Maia def. Kendall Grove via unanimous decision Stephan Bonnar def. Igor Pokrajac via unanimous decision Jonathan Brookins def. Michael Johnson via unanimous decision, wins The Ultimate Fighter season 12 Notes: The story …

UFC 122 results: Okami squeezes past Marquardt, number one contender

In case you were too busy watching boxing last night (who could blame you — another AMAZING performance by Manny Pacquiao) here’s what went down at last night’s UFC in Oberhausen, Germany. Duane Ludwig def. Nick Osipczak via split decision This fight was supposed to be on the undercard, but was upped to the televised broadcast after Jorge Rivera vs. …