Twenty years are a long time, but Tomorrows UFC 167 in the fight capital of the world will play host the Ultimate Fighting Championships two decade anniversary show. Obviously the historic event deserves a star-studded lineup of fighters and the UFC did not disappoint.
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The 20th Anniversary of the UFC brings about one of the biggest cards in their history, with top-tier talent across the board at UFC 167. Our main event is the anticipated title tilt between GSP and welterweight juggernaut Johny Hendricks, in a true test of the champion’s mettle and Hendricks drive to win.
With an impressive win over the accomplished veteran Mike Pyle at last weekend’s UFC Fight Night 26: Sonnen vs. Shogun, Matt Brown has shot himself into the top ten of the Welterweight Division. But is it too soon for the UFC veteran of 16 (11-5) UFC fights to be calling out the champ?
Ultimate Fighter 15 winner Michael Chiesa was looking to improve to 10-0 in front of the fans in his home state of Washington at last night’s UFC on FOX 8. His opponent was the veteran Jorge Masvidal, who was a serious step up in competition for Chiesa.
The UFC returns to free TV this weekend with UFC on FOX 8: Johnson vs. Moraga in Seattle, Washington. The fight card has seen over a half-dozen changes to it but overall the UFC on FOX 8 card still holds its own amongst past FOX cards.
It’s about time our cable bill got a break, with UFC bringing a solid card to UFC on Fox this Saturday. Our main event features the intriguing match-up between Mighty Mouse and relative newcomer John Moraga in a Flyweight tilt, with Rory MacDonald and Jake Ellenberger in the Co-main slot to make cases for a shot at GSP. We’ve got plenty of action to cover, so check out my analysis for the night.
Saturday’s UFC 158 was filled with welterweight action, capped off by the UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre successfully defending his title against Nick Diaz. The fight card had a total of six welterweight bouts in all and the nights outcomes altered the direction of many of the division’s top fighters.
Veteran fighter Mike Pyle walked away from Saturday’s TUF 16 Finale as the top earning with a win / show purse totaling $78,000. Pyle closed out the preliminary portion of the card with a TKO finish of James Head just under two minutes into the first round. The impressive win was his third consecutive win, all by way of knockout.