UFC 194: McGregor and Rockhold become New Champions

It only took Conor McGregor 13 seconds to become the new featherweight champion of the world, knocking out Jose Aldo with a straight left punch in doing so.
Meanwhile in the co-main event it took Luke Rockhold 4 rounds to dispatch of the former middleweight champion Chris Weidman via a TKO stoppage after putting on a classic brutal ‘Rockhold’ fight to become the new Middleweight Champion.
Max Holloway showed why he is just getting better and better with each fight by gaining a clear dominant points wind over Jeremy Stephens.[…]


UFC 194 was finally upon us, where the only featherweight champion the UFC has ever known, Jose Aldo will be defending his title for the eighth time meeting the Interim title holder in that of Conor McGregor at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand.

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It only took Conor McGregor 13 seconds to become the new featherweight champion of the world, knocking out Jose Aldo with a straight left punch in doing so. It was not going to be long time reigning champ Jose Aldo’s night, but the night belonged to New featherweight champion Conor Mcgregor.

Meanwhile in the co-main event it took Luke Rockhold 4 rounds to dispatch of the former middleweight champion Chris Weidman via a TKO stoppage after putting on a classic ‘Rockhold’ fight to become the new Middleweight Champion. 

Max Holloway showed why he is just getting better and better with each fight by gaining a clear dominant points wind over Jeremy Stephens.

Here are the full results:

Main Card 3 am UK

Conor McGregor Def  Jose Aldo Via KO  0.13 seconds

 New UFC Featherweight champion – Conor McGregor

Luke Rockhold  Def Chris Weidman Via TKO   3:12  round 4

New UFC Middleweight champion – Luke Rockhold

Yoel Romero  Def  Ronaldo Souza Via Unanimous Decision 29-27 28-29, 29-28

Demian Maia   Def Gunnar Nelson Via Unanimous Decision 30-26, 30-25, 30=25

Max Holloway  Def  Jeremy Stephens Via Unanimous Decision 30-27, 30-27, 29-28

Preliminary Card 1 am UK

Urijah Faber  Def Frankie Saenz Via Unanimous Decision 29-28, 29-28, 30-27

Tecia Torres Def Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger  Via Unanimous Decision 30-27, 30-27, 30-27

Warlley Alves  Def  Colby Covington Via Guillotine 1:26 round 1

Leonardo Santos Def  Kevin Lee Via TKO 3:26 round 1

Preliminary Card Fight Pass 11.30 pm UK

Magomed Mustafaev Def Joe Proctor Via TKO 1:54 Round 1

Yancy Medeiros Def John Makdessi Via Split Decision 29-28, 28-29, 29-28

Court McGee Def  Marcio Alexandre Via Unanimous Decision 30-27, 29-28, 29-28

Bonuses

FOTN

Chris Weidman vs. Luke Rockhold

POTN

Conor McGregor

Leonardo Santos

UFC 187 Results: Daniel Cormier Becomes New Light Heavyweight Champion


UFC 187 came live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena and was one of the biggest cards top-to-bottom that the UFC has produced so far this year.

Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Rumble UFC 187

Daniel Cormier defeated Anthony Rumble in the third round to become the new light heavyweight champion and Chris Weidman proved why he is still the middleweight champion by defeating Vitor Belfort via TKO in the first round.

Donald Cerrone showed his continuing winning streak by defeating late replacement John Makdessi via TKO in the second round.

Here are the full fight results:

Daniel Cormier Def  Anthony Johnson Via RNC 2 mins 39 secs Round 3

New UFC Light Heavyweight World Champion UFC 187 Daniel Cormier

#NEW #Light-Heavyweight #World #Champion  #Daniel Cormier

Chris Weidman Def  Vitor Belfort  Via TKO 2 mins 53 secs Round 1

Still Middleweight UFC Champion Chris Weidman UFC  187

#AndStill #Middleweight #World #Champion #Chris Weidman 

Donald Cerrone Def  John Makdessi Via TKO 4 mins 44 secs Round 2

Donald Cerrone UFC 187 Win

Andrei Arlovski  Def  Travis Browne Via TKO 4 min 41 secs Round 1

Joseph Benavidez Def  John Moraga Via Unanimous Decision 30-27, 30-27, 30-27

Preliminary Card 

John Dodson Def  Zach Makovsky Via Unanimous Decision 29-28, 29-28, 29-28

Dong Hyun Kim  Def  Josh Burkman Via Arm Triangle 2 mins 13 secs Round 3

Rafael Natal Def  Uriah Hall  Via Split Decision 29-28, 28-29, 29-28

Colby Covington Def  Mike Pyle Via Unanimous Decision 30-27, 29-28, 30-27

Preliminary Card 

Islam Makhachev Def  Leo Kuntz Via RNC 2 mins 38 Secs Round 2

Justin Scoggins Def  Josh Sampo Via Unanimous Decision 30-27, 30-27, 30-27

Nina Ansaroff  vs. Rose Namajunas was cancelled due to Ansaroff having the flu.

BONUSES

FOTN  $50,000 EACH

Andrei Arlovski

Travis Browne

POTN $50,000 Each 

Daniel Cormier

Chris Weidman

UFC 187 Weigh-In Results: Cormier 205 lbs vs. Johnson 204.5 lbs


UFC 187 comes live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena for perhaps one of the biggest cards top-to-bottom that the UFC has produced so far this year, even with the loss of Jon Jones and Khabib Nurmagomedov.

Chris Weidman vs. Vito Belford Weigh-in UFC 187

The main event is now for the vacant Light Heavyweight title between Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson, while the co-main is the middleweight championship title between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort.

Before we get to the fights, we have to make sure the fighters are on weight first. Here are the weigh-in results.

Main Card 

Daniel Cormier (205 lbs) vs. Anthony Johnson (204.5 lbs)

Daniel Cormier Weigh-in UFC 187

Anthony Johnson Weigh-in UFC 187

Chris Weidman (185 lbs) vs. Vitor Belfort (184 lbs)

Chris Weidman Weigh-in UFC 187

Vitro Belfort Weigh-in UFC 187

Donald Cerrone (156 lbs) vs. John Makdessi (155.5 lbs)

Andrei Arlovski (241 lbs) vs. Travis Browne (236.5 lbs)

Joseph Benavidez (125.5 lbs) vs. John Moraga (126 lbs)

Preliminary Card 

John Dodson (125.5 lbs) vs. Zach Makovsky (126 lbs)

Dong Hyun Kim (170.5 lbs) vs. Josh Burkman (170.5 lbs)

Uriah Hall (186 lbs) vs. Rafael Natal (185.5 lbs)

Nina Ansaroff (120 lbs*) vs. Rose Namajunas (116 lbs)

Preliminary Card 

Mike Pyle (171 lbs) vs. Colby Covington (170.5 lbs)

Islam Makhachev (155.5 lbs) vs. Leo Kuntz (155.5 lbs)

Justin Scoggins (126 lbs) vs. Josh Sampo (126 lbs)

* Ansaroff will be fined a percentage of her purse for failing to make-weight.

UFC 187 Embedded, Episode 5: ‘Looking Good Is Not Easy’ Chris Weidman


On Episode 5 of UFC 187 Embedded, Donald Cerrone faces a rodeo bull ahead of his matchup with John “The Bull” Makdessi.

Light heavyweight title contender Anthony Johnson combines oxygen and iron into his pre-fight regimen. Then all the stars of UFC’s main card attend Ultimate Media day, including middleweight champion Chris Weidman, his opponent Vitor Belfort, light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier, heavyweights Andrei Arlovski and Travis Browne and flyweights Joseph Benavidez and John Moraga.

UFC 187 Embedded Episode 5

UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the two title fights at UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier, taking place this Saturday, May 23rd 2015.

UFC 187 Embedded, Episode 3: ‘Is it bad to play fifa and have acupuncture at the same time’ Chris Weidman


On Episode 3 of UFC 187 Embedded, the stars of the main card — including light heavyweight title challengers Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson — get oriented in Las Vegas alongside recent transplant Conor McGregor.

Middleweight champion Chris Weidman unwinds with an unusual combination of video games and acupuncture, while his opponent Vitor Belfort takes in the scene of his Saturday night title fight.

Plus, UFC lightweight contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone challenges some Lake Mead carp before setting his sights on Canadian foe John Makdessi.

UFC 187 Event Poster

UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the two title fights at UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier, taking place this Saturday, May 23rd 2015.

UFC 186 Weigh-In Results: Demetrious Johnson (124.5 lbs) vs. Kyoji Horiguchi (124.5 lbs)


UFC 186 takes place in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on Saturday, April 25th at the Bell Centre.

Demetrious Johnson vs. Kyoji Horiguchi UFC 186
Demetrious Johnson vs. Kyoji Horiguchi UFC 186

Headlining the event is a flyweight title fight between reigning champion Demetrious Johnson and Japanese challenger Kyoji Horiguchi. Quinton Jackson is cleared to compete against Fabio Maldonado, although this will be a catchweight bout at a 215 lbs.

Before we get to the fights at hand, we have to make sure they’re all on weight. Here are the results:

Main Card

Demetrious Johnson (124.5 lbs) vs. Kyoji Horiguchi (124.5 lbs)

Demetrious Johnson Weigh In UFC 186
Demetrious Johnson Weigh In UFC 186

Quinton Jackson (216 lbs) vs. Fabio Maldonado (215 lbs)  catchweight bout 215 lbs

Quinton Rampage vs. Fabio Maldonado Face Off UFC 186
Quinton Rampage vs. Fabio Maldonado Face Off UFC 186

Michael Bisping (186 lbs)  vs. C.B. Dollaway (185.5 lbs

Michael Bisping vs. C.B. Dollaway  Face Off UFC 186
Michael Bisping vs. C.B. Dollaway Face Off UFC 186

John Makdessi (160 lbs) vs. Shane Campbell (161 lbs) catchweight 160 lbs

Thomas Almeida (135 lbs) vs. Yves Jabouin (136 lbs)

Preliminary Card

Patrick Cote (171 lbs) vs. Joe Riggs (171 lbs)

Patrick Cote vs. Joe Riggs Face Off  UFC 186
Patrick Cote vs. Joe Riggs Face Off UFC 186

Sarah Kaufman (136 lbs) vs. Alexis Davis (135 lbs)

Sarah Kaufman vs. Alexis Davis Face Off UFC 186
Sarah Kaufman vs. Alexis Davis Face Off UFC 186

Chad Laprise (156 lbs) vs. Bryan Barberena (156 lbs)

Olivier Aubin-Mercier (155 lbs) vs. David Michaud (156 lbs)

Preliminary Card (Fight Pass)

Nordine Taleb (170 lbs) vs. Chris Clements (170 lbs)

Jessica Rakoczy (115 lbs) vs. Valerie Letourneau (116 lbs)

Aisling Daly (116 lbs) vs. Randa Markos (116 lbs)

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