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UFC 95 - Results, Fighter Bonuses & Attendance Figures
(bloodyelbow.com)
Diego Sanchez def. Joe Stevenson via Decision (Unanimous) Dan Hardy def. Rory Markham via KO (Punch) at 1:09 of Round 1 Nate Marquardt def. Wilson Gouveia via TKO (Strikes) at 3:10 of Round 3 Demian Maia def. Chael Sonnen via Submission (Triangle Choke) at 2:37 of Round 1 Paulo Thiago def. Josh Koscheck via KO (Punch) at 3:29 of Round 1 Terry Etim def. Brian Cobb via TKO (Strikes) at 0:10 of Round 2 Junior Dos Santos def. Stefan Struve via TKO (Strikes) at 0:54 of Round 1 Evan Dunham def. Per Eklund via TKO (Strikes) at 2:13 of Round 1 Mike Ciesnolevicz def. Neil Grove via Submission (Heel Hook) at 1:03 of Round 1 Paul Kelly def. Troy Mandaloniz via Decision (Unanimous) ___________________________________________________________ UFC 95 AWARDS AND BONUSES (All awards include a $40,000 bonus for each fighter.) UFC 95 Fight of the Night – Diego Sanchez and Joe Stevenson UFC 95 Knockout of the Night – Paulo Thiago UFC 95 Submission of the Night – Demian Maia This was Demian Maia's fourth "Submission of the Night" in five UFC fights. ___________________________________________________________ The UFC treated fans watching UFC 95 on Setanta Sports to all 10 bouts on Saturday night in England. Even the British fans that weren't able to attend were able to see their countrymen fight, most of which faired well. The fans that did make it to the O2 Arena treated the UFC to a strong attendance of 13,268, totaling ticket revenue of slightly more than $1 million U.S. Both are considered strong numbers during tough economic times, especially with a fight card sans a championship bout.
Submitted Feb 22, 2009 4:41AM by MMAcca - 16 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Like never before: A conversation with UFC lightweight Diego Sanchez
(mmamania.com)
UFC 95 “Sanchez vs. Stevenson” is set to go down tonight starting at 9 pm ET from the O2 Arena in London, England. Headlining the event opposite Joe Stevenson will be Diego Sanchez, a former welterweight contender making his much-anticipated debut at 155 lbs. The inaugural Ultimate Fighter (TUF) middleweight champion had resisted the move in recent past, especially since he was knocking on the door of a potential 170-pound title shot with a win over Thiago Alves at UFC 90: “Silva vs. Cote” back in October. Sanchez had to withdraw from the bout, however, because of a rib injury. Alves went on to strafe last minute replacement and top player in the division, Josh Koscheck, to score a convincing unanimous decision win.
Submitted Feb 21, 2009 3:49AM by MMAcca - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
MFC 20 Results - Thompson & Healy Win
(mmaweekly.com)
Defending his Maximum Fighting Championship welterweight title for the first time, Pat Healy for the second time defeated top prospect Ryan Ford by split decision after a five-round war on Friday night in Canada. Taking the original fight on short notice, Healy had a full camp to prepare for Ford this time and it showed as he was able to take down the powerful wrestler multiple times in the bout, while also taking his back several times. Ford was able to overpower Healy at many turns in the fight, but the Team Quest fighter used his wealth of experience to stay out of trouble and work for position, while pawing at the Canadian with submission attempts in numerous rounds. The final round saw a back and forth war, but as the fight was closing Healy actually locked on a "twister" that saw Ford's neck wrenched backwards, and if not for the time expiring the champion may have caused the tapout.
Submitted Feb 21, 2009 3:48AM by MMAcca - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
 
Watch The UFC 95 Weigh-Ins
(mmaweekly.com)
Submitted Feb 20, 2009 5:55PM by MMAcca - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Chase Beebe out of main event tomorrow night
(demandmma.com)
Rumors were circulating last night that Beebe was not going to be in the main event at UWC Man O War tomorrow night in Fairfax, VA. It's now official that Beebe is out. the original report last night:
Submitted Feb 20, 2009 5:33PM by BDON911 - 2 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Dana White talks Greasegate, UFC 97, Toronto and 100
(tsn.ca)
LONDON - UFC president Dana White says Canadian fighter Georges St. Pierre was illegally greased during his UFC 94 win over B.J. Penn last month. "Do I think that he got greased? Yeah, I do," White told The Canadian Press prior to the UFC 95 weigh-in Friday at the Dominion Theatre. "Absolutely, 100 per cent, I think that that guy was rubbing grease on him. "Do I think Georges was trying to cheat? Absolutely not at all. But that cornerman was rubbing grease on him. You cannot do that."
Submitted Feb 20, 2009 4:01PM by evan9eleven - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
 
Aoki Among Additions to DREAM 7
(mmajunkie.com)
Shinya Aoki's "submission pants" are going to get an extra workout before the DREAM Welterweight GP at DREAM 8. He's just been added to DREAM 7, facing David Gardner in a match where Aoki's WAMMA Lightweight Title likely will not be on the line. Also added is Mitsuhiro Ishida, being considered for an April fight against Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Josh Thomson.
Submitted Feb 20, 2009 1:02PM by DCRage - 7 comments
Filed under: Dream
 
UFC.com - UFC® 97: REDEMPTION IS SOLD OUT; UFC IN MONTREAL, 2-FOR-2 WITH SELL OUTS
(ufc.com)
“I knew going back to Montreal would be another homerun,” UFC President Dana White said. “Our Canadian fan base is incredibly strong and continues to grow even in these hard times. UFC events continue to bring a substantial economic impact to the city of Montreal - tickets for this fight sold out faster than UFC 83 did last year.”
Submitted Feb 20, 2009 12:30PM by TimW001 - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 95 Weigh-Ins Results
(mmaweekly.com)
The weigh-ins for tomorrow's UFC 95 event have just concluded. Everyone made weight so the entire 10-fight card is now official.
Submitted Feb 20, 2009 11:52AM by DCRage - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana Talks UFC 99, 100, More
(mmajunkie.com)
In an interview in the UK earlier today, Dana White discussed some of the many plans in the works for UFC 99 & 100 later this year. They include GSP vs. Thiago Alves, possibly BJ Penn vs. Kenny Florian for the UFC Lightweight Title and Ryoto (Lyoto) Machida finally getting his Light Heavyweight Title shot.
Submitted Feb 20, 2009 11:10AM by DCRage - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Henderson vs. Bisping Confirmed For UFC 100
(mmamania.com)
The tradition of TUF coaches facing off after the season will continue. The TUF 9 coaches, Dan Henderson & Michael Bisping, are now set to face off at UFC 100.
Submitted Feb 20, 2009 11:07AM by DCRage - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Overeem Interview: Wants Lesnar and Fedor. Might be Joining UFC or Affliction.
(dreamfighters.com)
Overeem is thinking of joining either Affliction or the UFC now, as he wants Fedor.
Submitted Feb 20, 2009 4:16AM by kastro_316 - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC, Other MMA Organizations
 
McCarthy talks Vaselinegate and Strikeforce
(punchdrunkgamer.com)
“Big” John McCarthy talks Vaselinegate and Strikeforce’s purchase of Pro-Elite

As a referee in mixed martial arts for over a decade, “Big” John gave his thoughts on the recent controversy revolving around Vaselinegate with Georges St. Pierre and B.J. Penn: It has been a problem for a long time. It is one that we [referees] have addressed before. As much as people want to make of it; I don’t ever want to suggest that the performance by GSP in that fight was aided by Vaseline....that is ridiculous! His performance was not based at all by having Vaseline on him. He beat B.J. Penn soundly and because of the mistake by someone in his corner people try to make it a bigger deal than it really was. We stopped allowing fighters to have their corner men apply Vaseline to them in the locker-room because we did find that some people were applying it to areas that were illegal. You have commissioners in the back that work both MMA and Boxing matches and sometimes those lines get crossed because there are some differences between the two that sometimes get overlooked. So that is why the fighters get there pre-fight Vaseline at the cage now. This allows the referee or an inspector to watch the cut-man or cornerman when it is applied. Even now though there are times that Vaseline still ends up on a fighter’s back by accident. I don’t think it was intentional or an attempt to cheat but I agree it should have been stopped by the inspector and checked to make sure who ever was applying the Vaseline to GSP’s face didn’t touch him anywhere else. I think the situation was handled well and it wasn’t like they were rubbing handfuls of Vaseline all over his chest and back. I think it has been blown out of proportion and that it didn’t have any effect on the fight. The new rules established by the UFC should stop these incidents from occurring in the future but there is still going to be the chance that the cut-man accidentally touches the fighter somewhere other than his face. Its just human error and not cheating. As far as B.J. goes, I am sure he is upset that it happened but I highly doubt he is going to use that as an excuse for why he lost the fight.
Submitted Feb 20, 2009 4:09AM by nwowolfpack - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC, StrikeForce, MMA Personalities, General MMA
 
"XCF: Rumble in Racetown" salaries: Frank Trigg and Terry Martin top earners
(mmajunkie.com)
The total disclosed payroll for the event was $52,400. The full list of payouts included: Frank Trigg: $10,000 (no win bonus) def. Danny Babcock: $1,500 Zak Cummings: $3,000 (includes $1,500 win bonus) def. Terry Martin: $10,000 Jesse Taylor: $7,000 (includes $3,500 win bonus) def. Gert Kocani: $800 Marcus Jones: $3,500 (no win bonus) def. John Juarez: $1,000 T.J. Cook: $5,000 (includes $2,500 win bonus) def. Scott Harper: $2,000 Todd Cutler: $1,500 (includes $750 win bonus) def. Jeremy May: $2,000 Gilbert Burgos: $1,500 (includes $750 win bonus) def. Chris Thorne: $800 Ryan Keenan: $1,000 (includes $500 win bonus) def. Blake Bowman: $1,000 Vagner Rocha: $500 (no win bonus) def. Allen Arzeno: $300
Submitted Feb 20, 2009 1:12AM by MMAcca - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
"Wargods: Valentine's Eve Massacre" salaries: Shamrock and "Tank" paydays
(mmajunkie.com)
According to the CSAC, the Wargods events drew 2,805 attendees for a $90,745 live gate. The total disclosed payroll for the event was $82,150. The full list of payouts included: Ken Shamrock: $25,000 (no win bonus) def. Ross Clifton: $4,000 Mike Moreno: $5,000 (includes $2,500 win bonus) def. Gary Padilla: $2,500 David "Tank" Abbott: $20,000 (no win bonus) def. Mike Bourke: $5,000 Isaac De Jesus: $3,500 (includes $1,000 win bonus) def. Ashe Bowman: $2,000 Rick Reeves: $3,000 (includes $1,500 win bonus) def. Nate James: $1,500 Josh Haynes: $3,000 (no win bonus) def. Rafael Del Real: $2,500 Zoila Fravsto: $1,250 (includes $500 win bonus) def. Karina Hallinan: $750 Ron Kessler: $2,000 (includes $1,000 win bonus) def. Darrin Freeman: $1,250
Submitted Feb 20, 2009 1:11AM by MMAcca - 0 comments
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Daley Misses Weight for MFC 20
(sherdog.com)
Paul Daley failed to make weight for his bout with former Bodog Fight welterweight champion Nick Thompson at Maximum Fighting Championship 20. Daley checked in at 171.5 pounds at Thursday’s official weigh-in and will forfeit 25 percent of his pay to Thompson. “I really want to apologize to the MFC and to Nick Thompson for missing weight,” Daley said. “I don’t know why; I hope I’m not making this a habit. Maybe it’s, in part, [due] to the 20-hour flight.” Daley (19-7-2) has missed weight for each of his past two fights. In December, he came in four pounds overweight for his bout with UFC veteran John Alessio at MFC 19. Daley defeated Alessio by technical knockout midway through the second round.
Submitted Feb 20, 2009 1:05AM by MMAcca - 1 comment
Filed under: Other MMA Organizations
 
Nightmare comes to UFC 2009 Undisputed
(xbox360.ign.com)
Diego "Nightmare" Sanchez is the latest confirmed addition to the UFC 2009 Undisputed roster. Video and still Images on IGN.com. On a side note- I can't remember the last time I was so impatient for a game to get released. Hurry up already!
Submitted Feb 19, 2009 11:12PM by bojangalz - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Into The Crow's Nest - An Exclusive Conversation With David Loiseau
(411mania.com)
411's Todd Bergman recently had the opportunity to speak with UFC veteran David "The Crow" Loiseau. Among the topics discussed were David's past UFC fights, his return to the Octagon, training, Evan Tanner, the GSP/BJ Penn situation, and the origin of his nickname among other things. This is a candid interview from one of the world's most popular and exciting fighters. Yes, I am the guy who did this interview!
Submitted Feb 19, 2009 2:20PM by tberg420 - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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