Saturday, April 19, 2014

Bellator 117 Results

Douglas Lima defeated Rick Hawn by TKO (Corner stoppage, Round 2, 3:19)
Patricky Freire defeated Derek Camps by TKO (Punches, Round 2, 0:52)
Marcin Held defeated Derek Anderson by Submission (Triangle Choke, Round 2, 3:09)
Karl Amoussou defeated David Gomez by Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Houston Alexander defeated Matt Uhde by TKO (Doctor Stoppage, Round 2, 5:00)
Martin Trey Brown defeated Jared Downing by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Larue Burley defeated Cliff Wright Jr. by Unanimous Decision (29-27, 29-28, 29-27)
Joe Vedepo defeated Ben Crowder by Submission (Injury, Round 1, 0:48)
Anthony Smith defeated Victor Moreno by Submission (Triangle Choke, Round 2, 0:59)
Julio Cesar Neves defeated Josh Arocho by TKO (Punches, Round 2, 2:37)
Jordan Parsons defeated Tim Bazer by KO (Punches, Round 2, 3:04)

UFC on Fox 11 Results

Fabricio Werdum defeated Travis Browne by Unanimous Decision (49-46, 50-45, 50-45)?
Miesha Tate defeated Liz Carmouche by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Donald Cerrone defeated Edson Barboza by Submission (RNC, Round 1, 3:15)
Yoel Romero defeated Brad Tavares by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Rafael dos Anjos by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)?
Thiago Alves defeated Seth Baczynski by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Jorge Masvidal defeated Pat Healy by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Alex White defeated Estevan Payan? by TKO (Strikes, Round 1, 1:28)
Caio Magalhaes defeated Luke Zachrich by TKO (Strikes, Round 1, 0:44)
Jordan Mein defeated Hernani Perpetuo by Split Decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Dustin Ortiz defeated Ray Borg by Split Decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Mirsad Bektic defeated Chas Skelly by Majority Decision (29-27, 29-27, 28-28)
Derrick Lewis defeated Jack May by TKO (Punches, Round 1, 4:23)

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Jake Shields Signs With WSOF

Recent UFC welterweight contender Jake Shields, who was shockingly released from his contract, has signed with the new home of UFC cast-offs, World Series of Fighting. If tradition is followed, Shields will look to fight as soon as possible for his new employers on the NBC Sports Network.

TUF Nations Bonuses

The bonus amount for the TUF Nations Finale was the standard $50,000.

Fight of the Night: Dustin Poirier vs. Akira Corassani
Performance of the Night: Ryan Jimmo
Performance of the Night: KJ Noons

The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale Results

Tim Kennedy defeated Michael Bisping by Unanimous Decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46)
Patrick Cote defeated Kyle Noke by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Elias Theodorou defeated Sheldon Westcott by TKO (Punches, Round 2, 2:41)
Chad Laprise defeated Olivier Aubin-Mercier by Split Decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27)
Dustin Poirier defeated Akira Corassani by TKO (Punches, Round 2, 0:42)
KJ Noons defeated Sam Stout by TKO (Punches, Round 1, 0:30)
Sarah Kaufman defeated Leslie Smith by by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Ryan Jimmo defeated Sean O’Connell by KO (Punches, Round 1, 4:27)
George Roop defeated Dustin Kimura by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-26)
Mark Bocek defeated Mike De La Torre by Split Decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)
Nordine Taleb defeated Vic Grujic by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Richard Walsh defeated Richard Indich by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Mitch Gagnon defeated Tim Gorman by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Friday, April 11, 2014

Ultimate Fight Night 39 Results

Roy Nelson def. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira via KO
Clay Guida def. Tatsuya Kawajiri by Unanimous Decision
John Howard def. Ryan LaFlare by Unanimous Decision
Ramsey Nijem def. Beneil Dariush by TKO (Strikes, 1st Round, 4:20)
Jared Rosholt def. Daniel Omielanczuk by Unanimous Decision
Rani Yahya vs. Johnny Bedford declared a no-contest (Accidental Headbutt, Round 1, 0:39)
Thales Leites def. Trevor Smith by TKO (Punches, 1st Round, 0:45)
Jim Alers def. Alan Omer by Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Ultimate Warrior Jim Helwig Passes Away

Though this is technically not MMA news, it is important news. WWE legend and recent hall of fame inductee The Ultimate Warrior has passed away. Warrior died of a heart attack while leaving his hotel in Phoenix with his wife. He had been inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame on Saturday and attended Wrestlemania and Raw over the long weekend. He was 54 years old.

Melvin Guillard Signs With WSOF

Recent UFC lightweight cast-off did not stay on the open market for long. Melvin has officially signed with World Series of Fighting and will be looking to get back to work as soon as possible.

Alistair Overeem Takes On New Management, Joins Team Jackson

UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem has left the Blackzilians in Florida to join Greg Jackson's team in New Mexico. Leaving the Blackzilians also means that the Reem will have to find new management, as the Blackzilians tend to provide one-stop shopping for fighters in terms of training camp and management. Though no deal has been announced, it is assumed that the Reem will sign with VFM Management, who handles several fighters at Greg Jackson's team.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

April 1, AKA No News Day

It's April Fools Day, so there's no news here because you wouldn't be able to trust it. Check back tomorrow.