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.

Fight Night New Jersey: By The Numbers – Swanson vs. Holloway


UFC commentators breakdown the fighting styles and stats of top featherweights Cub Swanson and Max Holloway. Swanson and Holloway will settle their differences inside the Octagon at UFC Fight Night New Jersey.

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

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

Fight Night New Jersey: First Person – Felice Herrig


No. 8 women’s strawweight contender Felice “Lil Bulldog” Herrig talks about life after The Ultimate Fighter, her journey through MMA, staying grounded, and facing Paige VanZant. Felice Herrig takes on Paige VanZant during the main card at Fight Night New Jersey.

Felice Herrig UFC Fight Night New Jersey Weigh In
Felice Herrig UFC Fight Night New Jersey Weigh In

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

Fight Night New Jersey: First Person – Paige VanZant


UFC youngster Paige VanZant talks about life in the limelight, her cooking skills, her dancing background, and facing Felice Herrig inside the Octagon. Paige VanZant takes on Felice Herrig during the main card at UFC Fight Night New Jersey.

Page VanZant UFC Fight Night New Jersey Weigh In
Page VanZant UFC Fight Night New Jersey Weigh In

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: Chris Camozzi – Take Two


UFC veteran Chris Camozzi took his fight with Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza on a week’s notice to get another shot inside the Octagon. He’ll face Jacare in the co-main event of Fight Night New Jersey on Saturday night.

Chris Camozzi Take Two
Chris Camozzi -Take Two

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

Fight Night New Jersey: Cub Swanson – Pride of Palm Springs


Featherweight Cub Swanson revisits the juvenile hall he used to be in during his childhood to speak to children about changing their lives for the better. See Cub Swanson take on Max Holloway during the main card at Fight Night New Jersey.

Fight Night New Jersey: Cub Swanson - Pride of Palm Springs
Fight Night New Jersey: Cub Swanson – Pride of Palm Springs

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

Fight Night New Jersey: Ovince Saint Preux – Flashy Finishes


Light heavyweight contender Ovince Saint Preux talks about his transition from the football field to the Octagon, and how his skills and strengths help him during his fights. OSP takes on Patrick Cummins during the prelims at Fight Night New Jersey.

Ovince Sain Preux - Flashy Finshes
Ovince Saint Preux – Flashy Finishes

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