Live video weigh-in Results: UFC 199


UFC 199 comes from California. The main event, middleweight champ Luke Rockhold defends his title against Michael Bisping, stepping in for the injured Chris Weidman. The co-main event sees bitter rivals Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber duke it out for a 3rd time, and as was the case the 2nd time, Cruz’s bantamweight title is on the line.

As always, before we get to the fights ahead we have to make sure they’re all on course to make weight. Live video of the weigh-ins can be viewed by pressing the play button at the top of the page.

Main Card BT Sport/PPV

Luke Rockhold (185) vs. Michael Bisping (185)
Dominick Cruz (135) vs. Urijah Faber (134.5)
Max Holloway (146) vs. Ricardo Lamas (145.5)
Dan Henderson (185.5) vs. Hector Lombard (184.5)
Bobby Green (155) vs. Dustin Poirier (155.5)

Preliminary Card BT Sport/FS1

Clay Guida (146) vs. Brian Ortega (145)
Beneil Dariush (156) vs. James Vick (155.5)
Jessica Andrade (115.5) vs. Jessica Penne (115.5)
Alex Caceres (145.5) vs. Cole Miller (146)

Preliminary Card (Fight Pass)

Tom Breese (170.5) vs. Sean Strickland (171)
Luiz Henrique (205.5) vs. Jonathan Wilson (205.5)
Kevin Casey (185) vs. Elvis Mutapcic (185)
Dong Hyun Kim (154.5) vs. Polo Reyes (155)

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Best of British MMA On UFC Fight Pass June 4th


 

Saturday, June 4 UFC FIGHT PASS® brings a host of British MMA talent to fans with two incredible events on one day.

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Michael Bisping (29-7; fighting out of Manchester, England) challenges for the UFC® world middleweight title in LA, California, atUFC 199®: ROCKHOLD vs. BISPING 2 while Cage Warriors showcases some of the best upcoming talent in the UK at Cage Warriors 76 from Newport, Wales.

Undefeated Tom Breese (10-0; fighting out of Montreal, Canada) will headline the UFC FIGHT PASS prelims on Saturday June 4 against American Sean Strickland at UFC 199®: ROCKHOLD vs. BISPING 2. The up and coming Birmingham native previously competed for Cage Warriors before moving over to UFC in May 2015. Breese will be looking to show the level of skill honed in the UK as he makes his way up the welterweight rankings.

Closer to home in Newport,Wales headlining Cage Warriors 76 is Welshman Jack “The Hammer” Marshman (18-5), who is on a four fight win streak and will be looking to extend his streak on June 4. Marshman is ranked within the UK’s top 10 middleweights and one of the most dangerous middleweights with 11 knockouts in his professional career.

Also on the main card, Lew Long (12-3) returns to Cage Warriors with momentum on his side following five successive wins as he takes on UFC veteran Andreas Stahl. As one of the top UK ranked welterweights, Long will be establishing his lead in the division.

Jack Shore (1-0) is one of the youngest prospects on the mixed martial arts scene. Having one professional fight under his belt, the Welshman is the 2015 IMMAF Lightweight European Open champion and has 12 amateur wins making him unbeaten in his short career thus far.

UFC 199®: ROCKHOLD vs. BISPING 2 kicks off on UFC FIGHT PASS at 11:15 p.m. BST on Saturday June 4. Ahead of this monumental event, catch all the action from Cage Warriors 76 also LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS from 9 p.m. BST.

UFC FIGHT PASS is available on personal computers, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Amazon Fire TV, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android, Chromecast, Samsung Smart TV, LG Smart TV and Roku devices.

For more information or current fight news, visit ufc.com. All bouts live and subject to change.

 

 

 

 

UFC London – Fight Night 84 Full Results ‘The count’ finally caught ‘The Spider’


The UFC made its return to London, England with a huge main event in that of middleweight contender Michael Bisping, who returned to his home country to take on former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. It was however to be ‘The Count’ Michael Bisping’s night who scored a unanimous decision win over Anderson Silva in a thrilling five round war.

In the co-main event Gegard Mousasi took an unanimous decision win over Thales Leites and then UK standout Tom Breese won a unanimous decision over Keita Nakamura.

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Full results:

Main Card 

Michael Bisping Def. Anderson Silva Via UD 48-47, 48-47, 48-47
Gegard Mousasi Def Thales Leites Via  UD 30-27, 29-28, 30-27
Tom Breese  Def  Keita Nakamura Via UD 30-27, 30-27, 29-28
Brad Pickett Def. Francisco Rivera Via SD 29-28, 28-29, 29-28

Preliminary Card  

Makwan Amirkhani Def  Mike Wilkinson Via UD  29-28, 30-27. 29-28
David Grant  Def. Marlon Vera Via UD 30-26, 30-26, 30-26
Scott Askham Def. Chris Dempsey Via KO 4:45 Rnd 1
Arnold Allen  Def  Yaotzin Meza Via UD  30-27, 30-27, 30-27
Krzysztof Jotko Def. Bradley Scott Via UD 29-28, 30-27, 29-28
Rustam Khabilov Def  Norman Parke  Via UD 29-28. 29-28. 29-28
Daniel Omielanczuk Def Jarjis Danho Via  Majority Technical Decision 29-29, 29-28. 29-28.
Teemu Packalen Def Thibault Gouti Via RNC  0:24 seconds Rnd 1
David Teymur Def Martin Svensson Via TKO 1:26 Rnd 2

FOTN

Micahel Bisping & Anderson Silva

POTN

Scott Askham

David Teymur

UFC London – Fight Night 84 Weigh-In Results: Bisping 185 lbs Silva 186 lbs


The UFC makes its return to London, England with a huge main event in that of middleweight contender Michael Bisping, who returns to his home country and takes on former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. The co-main event is another middleweight contest between Thales Leites and Gegard Mousasi (who was originally due to take on Michael Bisping).

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With a stacked card from top to bottom, the atmosphere at O2 Arena is one not to be missed.

Before we get to the fights ahead we have to make sure they all make weight.

Here are the weigh-in results:

Main Card 

Michael Bisping (185) vs. Anderson Silva (186)
Thales Leites (186) vs. Gegard Mousasi (185)
Tom Breese (171) vs. Keita Nakamura (170)
Brad Pickett (136) vs. Francisco Rivera (136)

Preliminary Card  

Makwan Amirkhani (145) vs. Mike Wilkinson (145)
David Grant (136) vs. Marlon Vera (135)
Scott Askham (185) vs. Chris Dempsey (185)
Arnold Allen (145) vs. Yaotzin Meza (144)
Krzysztof Jotko (184) vs. Bradley Scott (186)
Rustam Khabilov (155) vs. Norman Parke (155)
Jarjis Danho (261) vs. Daniel Omielanczuk (254)
Thibault Gouti (155) vs. Teemu Packalen (156)
Martin Svensson (154) vs. David Teymur (155)

Scott Askham and Bradley Scott added to UFC London Card February 27th.

London, UK – UFC® – the world’s largest mixed martial arts (MMA) organisation – today announced two more unmissable bouts forUFC FIGHT NIGHT® LONDON, both of which feature British talent.


English middleweights Bradley “Bear” Scott (10-3, fighting out of Melksham, England) and Scott Askham (13-2, fighting out of Doncaster, Yorkshire, England) will both compete in front of home fans on the night, as they take on Krzysztof Jotko (16-1, fighting out of Orneta, Poland) and Chris Dempsey (11-3, fighting out of Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania, USA) respectively.

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West Country fighter Scott first took up martial arts in a bid to get in shape for the Royal Marines, discovering MMA after researching into the world’s toughest sports.  Nicknamed “Bear”, Scott has been fighting in the UFC since December 2012. His record includes two wins by submission, one of which came in his most recent fight against Dylan Andrews in Adelaide, Australia in May.

His opponent, Jotko, meanwhile was inspired by UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz to give up his job as a welder and begin fighting. Like Scott, Jotko is a Muay Thai specialist. He will be looking to silence the London crowd on February 27 by claiming his third consecutive win inside the Octagon®.

Yorkshireman Askham will also step out in front of home fans in London, as he goes up against American Chris Dempsey, Askham’s love of MMA began after watching a close friend compete in his hometown. He went on to fight at an amateur level, enjoying an unbeaten run before turning professional.

Pennsylvania native Dempsey’s last win came over The Ultimate Fighter® winner Eddie Gordon.  After a brief move up to light heavyweight, he’ll now look to make a swift transition back down to 185lbs to meet Askham.

Also set to compete at UFC FIGHT NIGHT® LONDON are British fighters Michael “The Count” Bisping, who takes on Holland’sGegard Mousasi, Birmingham’s Tom Breese, who faces Japan’s Keita Nakamura, Mike Wilkinson who meets Makwan Amirkhani, Londoner Brad Pickett who goes up against Henry Briones and Davey Grant who tackles Marlon Vera.

UFC FIGHT NIGHT® LONDON will be available to watch live on UFC Fight Pass.

For up to date news and information on the event, visit UFC.com or follow @UFC_Europe on Twitter.

 

 

Brad Pickett and Davey Grant added to UFC London Feb 27th

Fan favourite and veteran of the sport Brad “One Punch” Pickett (25-11-0, fighting out of London, England) will compete in front of his home crowd, as he takes on Mexican Henry “Bure” Briones (19-5-1, fighting out of San Diego, CA, USA).


London, UK – UFC® – the world’s largest mixed martial arts (MMA) organisation – has announced two more bouts set to feature on the UFC FIGHT NIGHT® LONDON card.

UFC FIGHT NIGHT® LONDON marks UFC’s return to England after almost two years’ absence. Tickets to the event, which is set to take place at London’s O2 Arena on February 27, sold out in just 27 minutes, demonstrating the overwhelming demand from fans across the UK for live UFC action.

East Londoner Pickett was a keen soccer player in his youth and used to box to keep fit. He later made the decision to switch to MMA in order to experiment with a variety of disciplines, and soon found a natural talent for the martial arts. Pickett has been competing in the UFC since 2011 and, in that time, has picked up no less than five Fight of the Night bonuses.

In March 2014 Pickett secured an unforgettable win over Irishman Neil Seery in front of home fans at the O2 Arena. The Englishman will undoubtedly be looking to replicate that success come February 2016.

Briones, meanwhile, is a veteran of the UFC’s reality TV show The Ultimate Fighter® and joins an impressive crop of talent emerging from Latin America, looking to make their mark. “Bure” was a dedicated hockey player before he made the decision to step into an MMA gym in his hometown of Tijuana, Mexico in 2006.

Britain’s Davey “Dangerous” Grant (8-2-0, fighting out of Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England) will also step out in front of home fans on February 27, as he goes toe-to-toe with Ecuador’s Marlon “Chito” Vera (7-2-1, fighting out of Chone, Ecuador), who is also looking to make a name for himself in the bantamweight division.

Grant first began training in MMA as a way to build up his fitness but, after progressing through his teenage years, he made a bid for a career in the sport.

In 2013, Grant was a standout on The Ultimate Fighter®, where he competed under the direction of coach and former women’s bantamweight champion “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey. Grant was due to fight at UFC FIGHT NIGHT® LONDON in 2013 but was forced to withdraw just days before the fight after sustaining an injury. Fans have been clamoring for the Englishman to return to the Octagon ever since.

Grant faces a young contender in Vera who, at the age of 23, has two UFC bouts under his belt including a win against Roman Salazar, which earned him a Performance of the Night bonus. “Chito” grew up in Ecuador and began training in MMA at 16, with one goal – to fight in the UFC.

Also set to compete at UFC FIGHT NIGHT® LONDON are British fighters Michael “The Count” Bisping, who takes on Holland’s Gegard Mousasi, Birmingham’s Tom Breese, who faces Japan’s Keita Nakamura, and Mike Wilkinson who meets Makwan Amirkhani.

UFC FIGHT NIGHT® LONDON will be available to watch live on UFC Fight Pass.

For up to date news and information on the event, visit UFC.com or follow @UFC_Europe on Twitter.

UFC Fight Night London: Tickets on Sale December 4th


The UFC returns to London on February 27, 2016.  Tickets go on general sale today, December 4th.

 

So far confirmed is:

Michael Bisping vs. Gegard Mousasi

Mike Wilkinson vs. Makwan Amirkhani

Norman Parke vs. Rustam Khabilov

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Tickets are available for purchase WWW.Ticketmaster.co.uk.

 

For further details please visit the UFC.com.

 

UFC Fight Night Scotland Weigh-In Results: Bisping 185 lbs Leites 185 lbs


UFC Fight Night comes from Glasgow in Scotland tomorrow afternoon where English Middleweight Michael Bisping, who has not lost on home soil for 5 years will take on Thales Leites in the Main Event.  The co-main event will see lighweight Evan Dunham face durable, hard-hitting Ross Pearson.

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In a change to the only female bout on the card Scotland’s Joanne Calderwood will be facing American Cortney Casey due to Australian Bec Rawlings having to withdraw from the card due to injury on eight-day’s notice.

Before any of the fights can take place they all have to step onto the scale first.

Here are the weigh-in results:

MAIN CARD

Michael Bisping (185 lbs) vs. Thales Leites (185 lbs)
Evan Dunham (156 lbs) vs. Ross Pearson (155 lbs)
Joseph Duffy (155 lbs) vs. Ivan Jorge (154 lbs)
Joanne Calderwood (115 lbs) vs. Cortney Casey-Sanchez (114 lbs)
Leon Edwards (169 lbs) vs. Pawel Pawlak (170 lbs)
Leonardo Mafra Teixeira (155 lbs) vs. Steven Ray (155 lbs)

Preliminary Card 

Patrick Holohan (126 lbs) vs. Vaughan Lee (126 lbs)
Ilir Latifi (206 lbs) vs. Hans Stringer (205 lbs)
Mickael Lebout (155 lbs) vs. Teemu Packalen (155 lbs)
Paul Redmond (145 lbs) vs. Robert Whiteford (146 lbs)

Preliminary Card Fight Pass

Marcus Brimage (136 lbs) vs. Jimmie Rivera (135 lbs)
Chris de la Rocha (245 lbs) vs. Daniel Omielanczuk (242 lbs)

BT Sports subscribers can watch the event live via the APP  starting at 3pm or on TAPE DELAY on BT Sports TV at 9pm in the UK.

BEC RAWLINGS OUT OF UFC SCOTLAND; JOANNE CALDERWOOD GETS NEW OPPONENT


The UFC has confirmed that Scotland’s Joanne Calderwood will face a new opponent for their promotional debut in Glasgow on July 18th.

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Originally set to face Australian Bec Rawlings (6-4), she was forced to withdraw from the card due to an undisclosed injury. Stepping in to replace her on eight days notice is new comer Cortney ‘Cast Iron’ Casey (4-1) making her UFC debut.

Casey was last seen picking up a controversial referee stoppage win over UK’s Helen Harper on promotion PXC 47 [watch from 1 hr 25 mins] back in March earlier this year.  The hard-hitting american has not gone past the first round.

UFC Scotland takes place on July 18th in Glasgow which is headlined by Michael Bisping vs. Thales Leite.

UFC® ANNOUNCES 3 GUEST FIGHTERS FOR DEBUT EVENT IN SCOTLAND ON JULY 18TH


With less than two weeks to go until UFC®’s sell-out debut event in Scotland, the organisation has confirmed the names of three fighters who will each travel to the Scottish capital as guest fighters for the event.

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Women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk, and top ten ranked featherweights Cub Swanson and Clay “The Carpenter” Guida, will all make the journey to Glasgow to meet fans and media alike, ahead of UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: BISPING vs. LEITES.

The reigning 115lbs women’s champion, Jedrzejczyk successfully defended her title for the first time just last month, defeating the No. 3 ranked Jessica Penne in spectacular fashion in front of fans in Berlin, Germany. It was subsequently announced that Jedrzejczyk would be the latest fighter to form a partnership with leading apparel brand Reebok.

Cub Swanson, meanwhile, remains the No.6 ranked fighter in the UFC’s featherweight division. Swanson holds wins over some of the biggest names in the 145lbs weight class, including Dennis Siver, Jeremy Stephens and Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier.

Also making the journey to Glasgow will be veteran of the sport Clay Guida. Loved by fans for his colourful personality, Guida is arguably one of the most capable wrestlers within UFC. In April, Guida secured a win over Robbie Peralta at UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: MENDES vs. LAMAS and now holds more than 30 wins in his professional MMA career.

All three fighters will be on hand to take part in a number of activities throughout UFC’s inaugural fight week in Glasgow.

On Thursday, July 16th, the fighters will host an exclusive MMA masterclass for students from all over Scotland. Organised in partnership with Glasgow University, Sport and Recreation, students of all ages and ability levels will attend the seminar, which will include an introduction into a variety of techniques, as well as a Q&A and an autograph and photo session.

The guest fighters will also pay a visit to Antonine Sports Centre, a local sports facility which UFC has supported for many years. There, members of the centre will have the unique opportunity to take part in a training seminar led by the fighters, as well as to have their photographs taken with their heroes.

On Friday, July 17th fans traveling to Glasgow for UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: BISPING vs. LEITES will be invited to take part in a live Q&A with Jedrzejczyk, Swanson and Guida, just before the public weigh-ins begin. The Q&A will take place at the SSE Hydro from 12:45-13:30. Doors open to UFC FIGHT CLUBmembers at 12:00 and to the general public at 12:15.

Following the live UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: BISPING vs. LEITES weigh-ins, the guest fighters will also take part in a fan signing, which takes place between 14:30-16:00.

UFC® FIGHT NIGHT: BISPING vs. LEITES will take place on Saturday, July 18th at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow. Headlined by a five round bout between the UK’s Michael Bisping and Brazilian Thales Leites, the fight card also features three Scottish fighters – Robert Whiteford, Stevie Ray and Joanne Calderwood. Tickets to the event sold out in a matter of hours after going on general sale, so fans can expect a packed out arena on the night.

 

UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: BISPING vs. LEITES will be aired live from 3:00 p.m. in the UK and Ireland on the BT Sport app.

 

 

UFC FIGHT NIGHT® BISPING vs. LEITES FIGHT CARD

All bouts live and subject to change.

 

Heavyweight Bout

Daniel Omielanczuk (POL) vs. Chris De La Rocha (USA)

Bantamweight Bout

Jimmie Rivera (USA) vs. Marcus Brimage (USA)

Featherweight Bout

Robert Whiteford (SCO) vs. Paul Redmond (IRE)

Light Heavyweight Bout

Ilir Latifi (SWE) vs. Hans Stringer (NL)

Lightweight Bout

Teemu Packalen (FIN) vs. Mickael Lebout (FRA)

Flyweight Bout

Paddy Holohan (IRE) vs. Vaughan Lee (ENG)

Main Card

Lightweight Bout

Stevie Ray (SCO) vs. Leonardo Mafra (BRA)

Welterweight Bout

Leon Edwards (ENG) vs. Pawel Pawlak (POL)

Women’s Strawweight Bout

Joanne Calderwood (SCO) vs. Bec Rawlings (AUS)

Lightweight Bout

Joe Duffy (IRE) vs. Ivan Jorge (BRA)

Lightweight Bout

Ross Pearson (ENG) vs. Evan Dunham (USA)

Middleweight Bout

Michael Bisping (ENG) vs. Thales Leites (BRA)

 

For the latest information on this event, please visit www.ufc.com or follow @UFC_UK on twitter.