UFC 224 Full Results


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UFC 224 took place Saturday, May 12th from the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Headlining the events were women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes and top contender Raquel Pennington.

Main card results:

Amanda Nunes defeated Raquel Pennington via TKO (strikes) 2:36 Round 5

Kelvin Gastelum defeated Ronaldo Souza via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Mackenzie Dern defeated Amanda Cooper via submission (rear-naked choke) 2:27 Round 1

John Lineker defeated Brian Kelleher via KO (punch) 3:43 Round 3

Lyoto Machida defeated Vitor Belfort via KO (kick) 1:00 Round 2

Preliminary Card results:

Cezar Ferreira defeated Karl Roberson via Technical submission (arm triangle) 4:45 Round 1

Oleksiy Oliynyk defeated Junior Albini via submission (ezekiel choke) 1:45 Round 1

Davi Ramos defeated Nick Hein via submission (rear-naked choke) 4:15 Round 1

Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos defeated Sean Strickland via KO (strikes) 3:12 Round 1

Preliminary Card (UFC Fightpass) results:

Warlley Alves defeated Sultan Aliev via TKO (doctor stoppage) 5:00 Round 2

Jack Hermansson defeated Thales Leites via TKO (strikes) 2:10 Round 3

Ramazan Emeev defeated Alberto Mina via Unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Markus Perez defeated James Bochnovic via submission (rear-naked choke) 4:28 Round 1

Bonuses

Performance of the night – Lyoto Machida

Performance of the night – Oleksiy Oliynyk

Fight of the night – Kelvin Gastelum and Ronaldo Souza

 

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UFC Fight Night New Jersey – Full Results: Rockhold submits Machida


UFC Fight Night New Jersey, came live from the Prudential Center in Newark last night where Luke Rockhold put on a clear dominant performance to become, only, the third person to have ever submit Lyoto Machida.

Luke Rockhold with the RNC on Lyoto Machida UFC Fight Night New Jersey
Luke Rockhold with the RNC on Lyoto Machida UFC Fight Night New Jersey

In the co-main event Jacare Souza proved yet again why he should be the number one contender in the middleweight division, with almost an exact re-run of his first encounter with Chris Camozzi and defeating him under three minutes of the first round.

Jacare Souza with the Armbar on Chris Camozzi UFC Fight Night New Jersey
Jacare Souza with the Armbar on Chris Camozzi UFC Fight Night New Jersey

Max Holloway grows with each fight and the 23-year-old featherweight proved again why he is ‘Blessed’ by dismantling Cub Swanson in the third round with an awesome mounted Guillotine Choke.

Max Holloway with the Mounted Guillotine Choke on Cub Swanson  UFC Fight Night New Jersey
Max Holloway with the Mounted Guillotine Choke on Cub Swanson UFC Fight Night New Jersey

One of the youngest fighters on the UFC’s roster is female athlete Paige VanZant for whom their was a lot of hype surrounding this match up with veteran fighter Felice Herrig. It was to be the youngster’s night who clearly put on a one-sided dominant performance who took the unanimous decision victory over Felice Herrig.

Paige VanZant with a dominant performance over Felice Herrig UFC Fight Night New Jersey
Paige VanZant with a dominant performance over Felice Herrig UFC Fight Night New Jersey

Main Card Results

Luke Rockhold Def Lyoto Machida Via RNC 2 mins 31 secs Round Two

Luke Rockhold Winning UFC Fight Night New Jersey
Luke Rockhold Winning UFC Fight Night New Jersey

Jacare Souza Def Chris Camozzi Via Verbal submission Armbar 2 mins 33 secs Round One

Jacare Souza Winning UFC Fight Night New Jersey
Jacare Souza Winning UFC Fight Night New Jersey

Max Holloway Def Cub Swanson Via Mounted Guillotine Choke 3 mins 58 secs Round Three

Max Holloway Winning UFC Fight Night New Jersey
Max Holloway Winning UFC Fight Night New Jersey

Paige VanZant Def Felice Herrig Via Unanimous Decision 30-27, 30-26, 30-26

Paige VanZant Winning UFC Fight Night New Jersey
Paige VanZant Winning UFC Fight Night New Jersey

Preliminary Card  FOX, BT Sports

Beneil Dariush Def Jim Miller Via Unanimous Decision 29-28, 29-28, 29-28

Beneil Dariush Winning UFC Fight Night New Jersey
Beneil Dariush Winning UFC Fight Night New Jersey

Ovince St. Preux Def Patrick Cummins Via KO 4 mins 54 secs Round One

Ovince St. Preux Winning UFC Fight Night New Jersey
Ovince St. Preux Winning UFC Fight Night New Jersey

Gian Villante Def Corey Anderson Via TKO 4 mins 18 secs Round Three

Aljamain Sterling Def  Takeya Mizugaki Via Arm Triangle 2 mins 11 secs Round Three

Preliminary Card (Fight Pass)

Tim Means Def George Sullivan Via Arm Triangle 3 mins 21 secs Round Three

Diego Brandao Def Jim Hettes Via TKO (Dr Stoppage)* 5 mins Round One

Chris Dempsey Def Eddie Gordon  Via Split Decision 28-29, 29-28, 29-28

*Jim Hettes sustained an Ear Injury for which turned out his ‘Cauliflower’ on his Ear exploded

BONUSES

FOTN

Gian Villante and Corey Anderson

POTN

Luke Rockhold

Max Holloway

All earned $50,000 each

Fight Night New Jersey: Make Your Case – Machida vs. Rockhold


Top 5 middleweight contenders Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida and Luke Rockhold explain why each one believes they will win when they face each other inside the Octagon. These two fighters square off at UFC Fight Night in Newark, New Jersey.

Fight Night New Jersey: Make Your Case - Machida vs. Rockhold
Fight Night New Jersey: Make Your Case – Machida vs. Rockhold

UFC Fight Night Jersey takes place Saturday April 18th coming live from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

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


If Luke Rockhold hadn’t become a pro fighter, he would have been a professional surfer. Lyoto Machida gave Chris Weidman his toughest fight to date. Check out both fighters in this edition of Road To The Octagon for Fight Night New Jersey.

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

UFC Fight Night Jersey takes place Saturday April 18th coming live from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

UFC Fight Night New Jersey: Machida vs. Rockhold – Full Weigh-In Results


The UFC is in New Jersey this weekend, coming live from the Prudential Center in Newark, where Lyoto Machida faces Luke Rockhold in which could  potentially be a No.1 contender’s match-up in the middleweight division. With Yoel Romero injured, Chris Camozzi has stepped  in on short notice to face Jacare Souza in the co-main event. In the featherweight showdown Cub Swanson takes on Max Holloway in what should be an action packed fight, while Felice Herrig opens up the Main Card  with a women’s strawweight showdown with the much talked about Paige VanZant, and lets face it, there seems to be no love lost between these two athletes, so expect fireworks from the off and a potential FOTN!

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

Lyoto Machida vs. Luke Rockhold UFC Fight Night New Jersey Face off
Lyoto Machida vs. Luke Rockhold UFC Fight Night New Jersey Face off

Main Card (FOX, BT Sports)

Lyoto Machida (185 lbs) vs. Luke Rockhold (185 lbs)

Jacare Souza Vs. Chris Camozzi UFC Fight Night New Jersey Face off
Jacare Souza Vs. Chris Camozzi UFC Fight Night New Jersey Face off

Jacare Souza (186 lbs) vs. Chris Camozzi (185 lbs)

Jacare Souza UFC Fight Night New Jersey Weigh In
Jacare Souza UFC Fight Night New Jersey Weigh In
Chris Camozzi UFC Fight Night New Jersey Weigh In
Chris Camozzi UFC Fight Night New Jersey Weigh In

Cub Swanson (145 lbs) vs. Max Holloway (146 lbs)

Cub Swanson Vs. Max Holloway UFC Fight Night New Jersey Face Off
Cub Swanson Vs. Max Holloway UFC Fight Night New Jersey Face Off

Felice Herrig (115 lbs) vs. Paige VanZant (115 lbs)

Felice Herring Vs. Paige VanZant UFC Fight Night New Jersey Face off
Felice Herrig Vs. Paige VanZant UFC Fight Night New Jersey Face off
Felice Herrig UFC Fight Night New Jersey Weigh In
Felice Herrig UFC Fight Night New Jersey Weigh In
Page VanZant UFC Fight Night New Jersey Weigh In
Page VanZant UFC Fight Night New Jersey Weigh In

Preliminary Card  FOX, BT Sports)

Jim Miller (156 lbs) vs. Beneil Dariush (155 lbs)

Jim Miller Vs. Beneil Dariush UFC Fight Night New Jersey Face Off
Jim Miller Vs. Beneil Dariush UFC Fight Night New Jersey Face Off
Jim Miller UFC Fight Night New Jersey Weigh In
Jim Miller UFC Fight Night New Jersey Weigh In

Ovince St. Preux (205 lbs) vs. Patrick Cummins (205 lbs)

Ovince St. Preux Vs. Patrick Cummins UFC Fight Night New Jersey Face Off
Ovince St. Preux Vs. Patrick Cummins UFC Fight Night New Jersey Face Off
Ovince St. Preux UFC Fight Night Weigh In
Ovince St. Preux UFC Fight Night Weigh In

Corey Anderson (205 lbs) vs. Gian Villante (206 lbs)

Aljamain Sterling (136 lbs) vs. Takeya Mizugaki (136 lbs)

Preliminary Card (Fight Pass)

Tim Means (170 lbs) vs. George Sullivan (171 lbs)

Diego Brandao (145 lbs) vs. Jim Hettes (146 lbs)

Diego Brando Vs. Jim Hettes UFC Fight Night New Jersey Face Off
Diego Brando Vs. Jim Hettes UFC Fight Night New Jersey Face Off
Diego Brando UFC Fight Night New Jersey Weigh In
Diego Brando UFC Fight Night New Jersey Weigh In

Eddie Gordon (186 lbs) vs. Chris Dempsey (186 lbs)

Eddie Gordon Vs. Chris Dempesy UFC Fight Night New Jersey Face Off
Eddie Gordon Vs. Chris Dempesy UFC Fight Night New Jersey Face Off

Fight Night New Jersey: Why I Fight – Lyoto Machida


Former UFC light heavyweight champion talks about his family’s rich history in martial arts and where he got the motivation to become a professional fighter. Machida, now fighting at middleweight, faces Luke Rockhold at Fight Night New Jersey

Why I Fight: Lyoto Machida
Why I Fight: Lyoto Machida

UFC Fight Night Jersey takes place Saturday April 18th coming live from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

‘Mr Wonderful’ Phil Davis Joins Bellator MMA


Bellator MMA signed sixth* ranked Light Heavyweight in the world, Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis (13-3, 1 NC), to an exclusive, multi-fight deal, who had this to say about his signing:

“I can’t wait to be fighting in Bellator and wreck shop on everyone. I am the absolute best and most dominant grappler to ever fight in MMA and I’m excited to get in there and compete at my new home.”

Phil Davis signing his new Bellator contract
Phil Davis signing his new Bellator contract

Born and raised in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Phil attended college close to home at Penn State University, where he became a four-time NCAA Division I All-American wrestler for the Nittany Lions.

Davis had his first professional MMA fight in 2008 and accrued nine wins in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, including victories against the likes of Antônio Rogério Nogueira, Lyoto Machida, Alexander Gustafsson, Brian Stann and Glover Teixeira.

A member of Alliance MMA in San Diego, Calif., where he trains alongside Bellator stars like Michael Chandler and Joey Beltran, “Mr. Wonderful” joins the promotions Light Heavyweight division, which is currently upheld by British champion Liam McGeary.

“Phil is a world-class Mixed Martial Artist and we are very happy to be adding him to our roster of some of the best Light Heavyweights in the world,” said the promotion’s president, Scott Coker.  “Bellator remains fully committed to building its world-class roster by signing top free agents like Davis, as well as grooming up-and-coming stars. We’ve got some amazing matchups in mind for ‘Mr. Wonderful’ that we will be announcing in the weeks to come.”

Bellator MMA Tweet

Bellator’s Light Heavyweight division is one of the deepest in the promotion, with stars like British champion Liam McGeary, Tito Ortiz, “King Mo” Lawal, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Emanuel Newton and  Linton Vassell.

*Ranking according to http://www.sherdog.com

[Press Release]

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.

Fight Night New Jersey Free Fight: Luke Rockhold vs. Costas Philippou


Middleweight star Luke Rockhold looks to bounce back after defeat as he battles Costas Philippou in Duluth, Georgia. Rockhold takes on the dangerous Lyoto Machida in the main event at UFC Fight Night New Jersey.

Luke Rockhold vs Costas Philippou: Free Fight
Luke Rockhold vs Costas Philippou: Free Fight

UFC Fight Night Jersey takes place Saturday April 18th coming live from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

Fight Night New Jersey Free Fight: Lyoto Machida vs. Mark Munoz


The legendary Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida goes up against a friend-turned-foe inside the Octagon in Manchester, England Mark Munoz.

Machida battles Luke Rockhold in a main event title contender fight at UFC Fight Night in Newark, New Jersey.

Lyoto Machida vs. Mark Munoz
Lyoto Machida vs. Mark Munoz

UFC Fight Night Jersey takes place on Saturday, April 18th coming live from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.