UFC Road to the Octagon: Lyoto Machida vs. Luke Rockhold


In a momentous five round main event, victory could be the final hurdle to a title shot as top ranked middleweight’s Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida and Luke Rockhold square off. For legendary Brazilian Lyoto Machida, fighting and fatherhood is carefully balanced as he trains while also becoming acclimated to a new life in Los Angeles.

Lyoto Machida vs. Luke Rockhold: UFC Fight Night Jersey
Lyoto Machida vs. Luke Rockhold: UFC Fight Night Jersey

Luke Rockhold, a close training partner of heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, maneuvers through the celebrity spotlight and the big waves of Santa Cruz with the same fierce determination that he shows inside the Octagon.

UFC 189 World Championship Tour Embedded: Ep 4 ‘Shoes off, Shades On’ Conor McGregor


 

UFC 189 Conor McGregor
UFC 189 Conor McGregor

On Episode 4 of UFC 189 World Championship Tour Embedded, headliners Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo continue their domination of Las Vegas.

Featherweight champion Aldo shops for his daughter’s upcoming birthday, his challenger squeezes in a late-night workout and both men get face time with mayor Carolyn Goodman. Then the group hops from party bus to private plane for the tour’s next stop: Los Angeles.

UFC 189 World Championship Tour Embedded  Ep 4
UFC 189 World Championship Tour Embedded Ep 4

 

UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog following the stars of July’s UFC 189 on their World Championship Tour.

Tickets for UFC 189 are on sale Friday, March 27th at 10 am PT at UFCFIGHTWEEK.com.

UFC 184 Full Results, Photos: 14 seconds needed for Ronda Rousey to retain the belt!


Tonight was the night, that UFC women’s bantamweight number one contender, Cat Zingano finally got her chance to fight Ronda Rousey for the bantamweight title, just under two years in the making.

With a night filled of finishes from top to bottom from the rest of the UFC 184 card,  it was of course Ronda Rousey herself who stood out in incredible style and proved again why she is the women’s bantamweight champion needing just fourteen seconds to defeat Cat Zingano.

Sign of respect from Ronda to Cat UFC 184
Sign of respect from Ronda to Cat UFC 184

Here are the full results:

Main Card

Still Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey
Still Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey  Def   Cat Zingano Via Armbar (straight Arm lock) 0.14 secs Round 1  Still Bantamweight Champion

Ronda Rousey wins via Armbar on Cat Zingano UFC 184
Ronda Rousey wins via Armbar on Cat Zingano UFC 184

Holly Holm  Def   Raquel Pennington Via Split Decision 29-28, 28-29, 30-27

Winner Holly Holm UFC 184
Winner Holly Holm UFC 184

Jake Ellenberger  Def  Josh Koscheck  Via North-South Choke 4 mins 20 secs Round 2

Winner Jake Ellenberger  UFC 184
Winner Jake Ellenberger UFC 184
Jake Ellenberger Wins Via North South Choke
Jake Ellenberger Wins Via North -South Choke
Jake Ellenberger has the North South Choke on Tight on Josh Koscheck UFC 184
Jake Ellenberger has the North-South Choke on Tight on Josh Koscheck UFC 184

Alan Jouban  Def  Rich Walsh Via KO 2 mins 19 secs Round 1

Winner Alan Jouban UFC 184
Winner Alan Jouban UFC 184

 

Alan Jouban Elbows on Rich Walsh UFC 184

Alan Jouban Elbows on Rich Walsh UFC 184

Winning Elbows by Alan Jouban UFC 184
Winning Elbows by Alan Jouban UFC 184

Tony Ferguson  Def  Gleison Tibau Via RNC  2 min 37 secs Round 1

Winner Tony Ferguson UFC 184
Winner Tony Ferguson UFC 184
Tony Fergus on Wins Via RNC against Gleison Tibau
Tony Ferguson Wins Via RNC against Gleison Tibau
Gleison Tibau caught in Tony Ferguson RNC  UFC 184
Gleison Tibau caught in Tony Ferguson RNC UFC 184

Prelim Card 

Roan Carneiro Def  Mark Munoz  Via RNC 1 min 40 secs Round 1

Winner Roan Carneiro  UFC 184
Winner Roan Carneiro UFC 184
Mark Munoz caught in Roan Carneiro RNC UFC 184
Mark Munoz caught in Roan Carneiro RNC UFC 184

Roman Salazar  Vs  Norifumi ‘Kid’ Yamamoto was declared a No Contest Bout 2 mins 37 secs Round 2 due to Dr Stoppage for accidental Eye Poke

Tim Means Def  Dhiego Lima  Via TKO (strikes)  2 mins 17 secs Round 1

Derrick Lewis  Def  Ruan Potts Via TKO (GnP)  3 mins 18 secs Round 2

Prelim Card Fight Pass

Valmir Lazaro  Def James Krause  Via  Split Decision 29-28, 28-29, 29-28

Masio Fullen  Def  Alexander Torres Via Split Decision 29-28, 28-29, 29-29

Performance Bonuses

Ronda Rousey  $50,000

Tim Means  $50,000

Jake Ellenberger  $50,000

Tony Ferguson  $50,000

UFC 184 Embedded: Ep 5 Weigh-In day!


 

On episode No. 5 of UFC 184 Embedded, women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and challenger Cat Zingano have an intense split-screen interview after media day.

Then it’s time to work out and make-weight along with the rest of the UFC 184 card, including women’s bantamweight opponents Raquel Pennington and Holly Holm and a salsa-dancing Josh Koscheck.

UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano title fight, taking place tonight, February 28th.

UFC 184 Full Weigh-In Results: Rousey Vs Zingano


UFC 184, takes place at the Staples Center tomorrow night and will see Ronda Rousey face Cat Zingano in the main event, in what is also a battle of the unbeaten females.

New signing Holly Holm makes her much-anticipated debut against Raquel Pennington in the co-main event of this stacked card.

Before we get to the fights, we have the all important weigh-ins.

Ronda Rousey Vs Cat Zingano UFC 184
Ronda Rousey Vs Cat Zingano UFC 184

Main Card 

Ronda Rousey (135 lbs) vs. Cat Zingano (134.5 lbs)

Ronda Rousey Vs Cat Zingano Face Off UFC 184
Ronda Rousey Vs Cat Zingano Face Off UFC 184
Ronda Rousey  UFC 184
Ronda Rousey UFC 184
Cat Zingano UFC 184
Cat Zingano UFC 184

Holly Holm (135.5 lbs) vs. Raquel Pennington (135.5 lbs)

Holly  Holm Vs Raquel Pennington Face Off UFC 184
Holly Holm Vs Raquel Pennington Face Off UFC 184
Raquel Pennington
Raquel Pennington UFC 184
Holly Holm UFC 184
Holly Holm UFC 184

Josh Koscheck (170.5 lbs) vs. Jake Ellenberger (171 lbs)

Jake Ellenberger Vs Josh  Joshcheck UFC 184
Jake Ellenberger Vs Josh Joshcheck UFC 184

Alan Jouban (170.5 lbs) vs. Rich Walsh (171 lbs)
Tony Ferguson (156 lbs) vs. Gleison Tibau (155 lbs)

Prelim Card

Mark Munoz (187.25 lbs)* vs. Roan Carneiro (184.5 lbs)
Roman Salazar (135 lbs ) vs. Norifumi ‘Kid’ Yamamoto (136 lbs)
Dhiego Lima (170 lbs) vs. Tim Means (170 lbs)
Derrick Lewis (263 lbs) vs. Ruan Potts (253 lbs)

Prelim Card Fight Pass

James Krause (155 lbs) vs. Valmir Lazaro (155.5 lbs)
Masio Fullen (145 lbs) vs. Alexander Torres (145.5 lbs)

* Munoz has 2 hours to cut 1 1/4 lbs

Invicta FC 11 Full Weigh In Results


Invicta FC will hold their eleventh event tonight, Friday February, 27th at the Shrine Expo Hall, Los Angeles, where Cris Cyborg takes on Charmaine Tweet in the Main Event.

Invicta announced earlier in the week, that their first four fights will sream for free on youtube, with the whole card streaming on UFC Fight Pass.

First of all it was time for all the female athletes to step onto the scales!

You can watch the full weigh-ins here.

 

Cris Cyborg and Charmaine Tweet
Cris Cyborg and Charmaine Tweet

 

Cris Justino (144.5 lbs) vs Charmaine Tweet (144.8 lbs)

Alexa Grasso (115 lbs) vs Mizuki Inoue (115.25 lbs)

DeAnna Bennett (116 lbs)* vs Norma Rueda Center (116.8 lbs)**

* Bennett was 0.2 pounds off on the first attempt but made weight on the second will be fined 10% of her purse.

** Center decided not to drop the 0.8 pounds and will forefeit 25% of her purse

Irene Aldana (135 lbs) vs Colleen Schneider (135.33 lbs)

Jamie Moyle (115.5 lbs) vs J.J. Aldrich (115.6 lbs)

Amy Montenegro (115.6 lbs) vs. Brianna VanBuren (115.5 lbs)

Christine Stanley (125.5 lbs) vs Laura Salazar (128.9 lbs) *

* California State Athletic Commission wouldn’t allow Salazar to cut any more weight. Fined 25% of her purse.

Aspen Ladd (125.5 lbs) vs Ana Carolina Vidal (125.75 lbs)

 

Photo Credit: Ester Lin/InivctaFC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UFC 184 Embedded: Ep 4 ‘I’ve always been looking for a real dancing partner’


 

On episode No. 4 of UFC 184 Embedded, women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and challenger Cat Zingano appear for fans at open workouts.

Zingano goes in search of the lightest bikini on the market, then dresses up for what turns out to be an intense staredown against the equally-formal titleholder.

Co-main stars Raquel Pennington and Holly Holm also appear at Ultimate Media Day, sharing their thoughts on the importance of the female-topped event.

UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the UFC 184 taking place this Saturday, February 28th.

 

 

Video Credit: UFC

UFC 184 Embedded: Ep 3 ‘My goal is to break Ronda’


 

On episode No. 3 of UFC 184 Embedded, women’s bantamweights wrestle with both destiny and population density.

Days before her Octagon debut, Albuquerque’s Holly Holm ventures from her hometown to Tinseltown.

Already in LA, divisional champion Ronda Rousey and title challenger Cat Zingano put on their game faces for photo shoots and promo interviews building up to their championship bout.

UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano Pay-Per-View event, taking place this Saturday, February 28th.

 

 

Video Credit: UFC

UFC 184 Embedded: Episode 2 With a host of star fighters!


 

On episode No. 2 of UFC 184 Embedded, women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey loads up on cardio and inspiration at Glendale Fighting Club.

Welterweight Jake Ellenberger also trains there alongside Hollywood’s own boxing star, Mickey Rourke, while his opponent Josh Koscheck prepares in Fresno for his Octagon return.

Outside California, the other stars of UFC 184 — including Rousey’s opponent Cat Zingano, women’s bantamweight Raquel Pennington and former boxing champ-turned-mixed martial artist Holly Holm — get pumped up and polished for their trips to LA.

UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano title fight, taking place this Saturday, February 28th.

 

 

Video Credit: UFC

Invicta FC 11 Cyborg vs. Tweet Promo


 

Invicta FC hold their eleventh event this Friday 27th February at the Shrine Expo Hall, Los Angeles, where Cris Cyborg takes on Charmaine Tweet in the Main Event for this exclusive UFC Fight Pass Event.

 

Video Credit: Invicta FC