UFC on FOX 17: Dos Anjos vs. Cerrone Full Results


UFC on FOX 17 came from Orlando last night, Saturday 19th December. The main event was  a lightweight championship bout between Rafael dos Anjos and Donald Cerrone.

It was to be Rafael dos Anjos who made a huge statement to retain his lightweight title in just 66 seconds on the first round defeating Donald Cerrone by strikes.

In the co-main event the new and improved Alistair Overeem dispatched of  Junior Dos Santos in the second round via a TKO stoppage  in a heavyweight clash.
Nate Diaz also made his long awaited return to the octagon and took home a unanimous decision win over top 5 lightweight Michael Johnson in a great three round battle which saw him also pick up Fight of The Night Bonus.
Here are the full results:

Main Card 

Rafael dos Anjos  Def  Donald Cerrone Via TKO (strikes) 1:06 Round One

Alistair Overeem Def Junior Dos Santos Via TKO (punches) 4:43 Round Two

Nate Diaz  Def  Michael Johnson Via 29-28, 29-28, 29-28

Karolina Kowalkiewicz  Def  Randa Markos Via Unanimous Decision 29-28, 29-28, 30-27

Preliminary Card 

Charles Oliveira Def Myles Jury  Via Guillotine Choke 3:05 Round One

Nate Marquardt Def C.B. Dollaway Via KO 0:28 Round Two

Valentina Shevchenko Def Sarah Kaufman Via Split Decision 29-28 28-29 29-28

Tamdan McCrory  Def Josh Samman  Via 4:10 Traiangle Choke Round Three

Nik Lentz Def  Danny Castillo 29-28, 28-29, 30-27 Split Decision

Jim Alers  vs. Cole Miller decalred a No Contest at 1:44 Round Two Via Dr Stoppage (accidental eye poke)

Preliminary Card (Fight Pass)

Kamaru Usman Def Leon Edwards Via Unanimous Decision 29-28, 30-27, 29-28

Vicente Luque Def Hayder Hassan Via Anaconda Choke 2:13 Round One

Francis Ngannous Def Luiz Henrique Via KO 2:53 Round Two

Bonuses

FOTN

Nate Diaz vs. Michael Johnson

POTN

Vicente Luque

Rafael dos Anjos

UFC on FOX 17: Dos Anjos 154.5 lbs, Cerrone 154.5 lbs Weigh-in Results


UFC on FOX 17 comes from Orlando Saturday 19th December. The main event is a lightweight championship bout between Rafael dos Anjos and Donald Cerrone.  In the co-main event Junior dos Santos battles Alistair Overeem in a heavyweight clash.

UFC Olando fox

Before we can get to the fights ahead we have to make sure they’re all on course to make weight.

Here are the full weigh-in results:

Main Card 

Rafael dos Anjos (154.5 lbs) vs. Donald Cerrone (154.5 lbs)
Junior Dos Santos (239 lbs) vs. Alistair Overeem (243 lbs)
Nate Diaz (156 lbs) vs. Michael Johnson (155.5 lbs)
Karolina Kowalkiewicz (114.5 lbs) vs. Randa Markos (116 lbs)

Preliminary Card 

Myles Jury (146 lbs) vs. Charles Oliveira (150 .5 lbs)*
C.B. Dollaway (185.5 lbs) vs. Nate Marquardt (186 lbs)
Sarah Kaufman (136 lbs) vs. Valentina Shevchenko (134 lbs)
Tamdan McCrory (185 lbs) vs. Josh Samman (186 lbs)
Danny Castillo *(158 lbs) vs. Nik Lentz (156 lbs)
Jim Alers (145 lbs) vs. Cole Miller (146 lbs)

Preliminary Card (Fight Pass)

Leon Edwards (171 lbs) vs. Kamaru Usman (171 lbs)
Hayder Hassan (170 lbs) vs. Vicente Luque (171 lbs)
Luiz Henrique (248 lbs) vs. Francis Ngannou (254 lbs)

*Have 1 hour to make weight

UFC Road to the Octagon: Dos Anjos vs Cerrone


Road to the octagon

Delve into the unique lives and fierce training camps of six of the world’s most successful mixed martial artists as they prepare for the spotlight of the UFC’s biggest stage on UFC Road to the Octagon: Dos Anjos vs Cerrone 2.

UFC 185 The Title Changes hands; Two new Champions crowned.


It was the event we was all waiting for, UFC 185  where we would get to witness great elite, MMA athletes in a double-header Championship Title Event.

The whole card did not let us down, from the very first opening card right up to Anthony Pettis,  Main Card Title defence fight.

There were far too many standout fighters for me to mention, they all did bring their A Game, with the exceptional few who lost out to what we could only describe, as this is why we love watching MMA, as anything can happen, and did!

Here are the exciting results:

New Champions Rafael dos Anjos and Joanna Jedrzejczyk UFC 185
New Champions Rafael dos Anjos and Joanna Jedrzejczyk UFC 185

 

Rafael dos Anjos Def Anthony Pettis  Via UD 50-45, 50-45, 50-45 #NEW #Lightweight #Champion

Rafael Dos Anjos photo montage; #NEW #Lightweight #Champion
Rafael Dos Anjos photo montage; #NEW #Lightweight #Champion

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Def Carla Esparza Via TKO 4 min 17 secs Round Two #NEW #Strawweight #Champion

Joanne Jedrzejczyk photo montage; #NEW #strawweight #Champion
Joanne Jedrzejczyk photo montage; #NEW #strawweight #Champion

Johny Hendricks Def Matt Brown Via UD 30-27, 30-27, 30-27

Johny Hendricks photo montage; Win UFC 185
Johny Hendricks photo montage; Win UFC 185

Alistair Overeem Def Roy Nelson  Via UD  30-27, 30-27, 30-27

Alistair Overeem photo montage; WIN UFC 185
Alistair Overeem photo montage; WIN UFC 185

Henry Cejudo  Def Chris Cariaso Via UD  30-27, 30-27, 30-27

Henry Cejudo photo montage;  WIN UFC 185
Henry Cejudo photo montage; WIN UFC 185

PRELIMS

Ross Pearson Def  Sam Stout  Via KO 1 min 33 Secs Round Two

Ross Pearson photo montage; WIN UFC 185
Ross Pearson photo montage; WIN UFC 185

Elias Theodorou Def Roger Narvaez Via TKO 4 mins 07 Secs Round Two

Elias Theodorous photo montage; WIN UFC 185
Elias Theodorous photo montage; WIN UFC 185

Beneil Cariush Def Daron Cruickshank Via RNC 2 mins 48 Secs Round Two

Beneil Cariush photo montage; WIN UFC 185
Beneil Cariush photo montage; WIN UFC 185

Jared Rosholt Def Josh Copeland  Via TKO 3 mins 12 Secs Round three

Josh Cope land WIN UFC 185
Josh Copeland WIN UFC 185

UFC Fightpass Prelims

Ryan Benoit DEF  Sergio Pettis  Via TKO 1 min 34 Secs Round Two

Ryan Benoit WIN UFC 185
Ryan Benoit WIN UFC 185

Joseph Duffy DEF  Jake Lindsey  Via TKO 1 min 47 Secs Round One

Joseph Duffy WIN UFC 185
Joseph Duffy WIN UFC 185

 

Germaine de Randamie Def  Larissa Pacheco  Via TKO 2 mins 02 Secs Round Two

Germaine de Randamie photo montage; WIN UFC 185
Germaine de Randamie photo montage; WIN UFC 185

BONUSES

PERFORMANCE OF THE NIGHT

Rafeal dos Anjos  $50,000

Joanna Jedrzejeczyk  $50,000

Ross Pearson  $50, 000

Beneil Dariush  $50,000

CM PUNK Making his octagon debut at UFC 185 with Anthony Pettis!


UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis puts hit belt on the line this Saturday, March 14th at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas for UFC 185 to face Rafael dos Anjos for the Lightweight Championship Title.

Pettis,whom is a long time student at the Roufusport MMA Academy in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which also happens to be the training home of newly signed UFC fighter CM Punk, for which he also stated that CM Punk will accompany him to the octagon for his fight against Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 185  said “we want to make him feel part of the family”.

You can watch the whole interview that took place with Inside MMA in the video below:

 

Video Credit: InsideMMA AXS TV

Rafael Dos Anjos and Carla Esparza Talk UFC 185


UFC lightweight title contender Rafael Dos Anjos and UFC women’s strawweight Champion Carla Esparza, both of whom are scheduled for fights at UFC 185 this Saturday, March 14th, dropped by the INSIDE MMA studio for interviews with series hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten.

In this clip, Rafael Dos Anjos shares his journey to his first ever title shot whom he faces UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis on Saturday March 14th, while Carla Esparza discusses preparing for her first title defense against challenger Joanna Jedrzejczyk for this Saturday’s up-coming UFC 185 card.

 

 

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Video Credit: AXS TV

UFC 185 Embedded:Ep 4 – “I’m due a Knock-out” – Anthony Pettis


 

On episode No.4 of UFC 185 Embedded, it’s open workout day in Dallas.

Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis trains and stretches outside of the spotlight, while strawweight champion Carla Esparza gets some upscale room service.

Strawweight challenger Joanna Jedrzejczyk takes in an evening workout, and lightweight challenger Rafael Dos Anjos predicts a new champion come Saturday.

UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the championship double-header at UFC 185, taking place this Saturday, March 14th.

UFC 185 FREE FIGHT; Anthony Pettis vs. Joe Lauzon


 

Former WEC Lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis takes on the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu artist from Massachusetts, Joe Lauzon.

Watch the UFC lightweight champ in his upcoming fight against Rafael dos Anjos this Saturday, March 14th at UFC 185.

UFC 185 Embedded:Ep 3 – Make room for The Big Rigg!


On episode No.3 of UFC 185 Embedded, Powered by Alienware, the stars of the card converge in Dallas.

Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis lands but his bag is missing, while Roy Nelson brings one that’s unmistakable!

Also on site: welterweight Johny Hendricks nimbly parks his big rig; strawweight Joanna Jedrzejczyk books her first title defense alongside another UFC fighter with the same initials JJ!!

Heavyweight Alistair Overeem takes an autograph shortcut; and strawweight champion Carla Esparza, welterweight Matt Brown and lightweight contender Rafael Dos Anjos check their weight!

UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the championship double-header at UFC 185, taking place this Saturday, March 14th.