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October 24th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has dropped 14 competitors from their roster. Below is the list of fighters who did not make it through the latest round of the promotion’s chopping block… THE CHOPPED Caio Magalhaes Middleweight The Brazilian has received his walking papers from the big show following back-to-back losses to Josh Samman (R.I.P.)…

September 26th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) went back to Brasilia, Brazil this past Saturday night with UFC Fight Night 95: Cyborg vs Lansberg. It was an entertaining night that saw seven of 13 bouts end inside the distance. Following the night of scraps in Brazil, let’s take a look at which of the competitors from Saturday night…

May 9th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 87: Alistair Overeem vs. Andrei Arlovski highlights     UFC Fight Night 87: Stefan Struve vs. Antonio Silva highlights     UFC Fight Night 87: Nikita Krylov vs. Francimar Barroso highlights     Michael Chiesa vs. Tony Ferguson official as UFC Fight Night 91 headliner  UFC officials announced Sunday during the UFC…

December 2nd, 2015
James Lynch

Abel Trujillo vs. Tony Sims added to UFC 195 UFC officials announced Tuesday that a lightweight contest has been added to UFC 195 with Abel Trujillo taking on Tony Sims. Trujillo (12-7) is currently riding a two-fight losing streak after suffering back to submissions losses to Gleason Tibau at UFC Fight Night 77 and Tony Ferguson at UFC 181….

January 2nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

There were some vicious beatings dished out in MMA cages and rings this past year, but none of them were as satisfying to watch as Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva’s brutal beatdown of Alistair Overeem in the third round of his fight at UFC 156. Prior to the fight, no one gave Silva a chance to win,…

December 20th, 2013
Adam Martin.

2013 was an amazing year as far as MMA action went, and one of the main reasons for that is the number of high-quality knockouts that we all got to witness. I’m not going to choose just one knockout in this article, but instead I will list off a number of highlight-reel KOs that I…

December 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

I’m having a difficult time deciding on what was the best fight of the year in mixed martial arts in 2013, and for good reason, as the past year has produced a number of entertaining scraps that I know I’ll still be watching 10 years down the road. The first fight that’s in consideration won…

December 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC yesterday announced that heavyweight fighter Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva has been suspended nine months after testing positive for an elevated testosterone level in his post-fight drug test following his war with Mark Hunt at UFC Fight Night 33. In addition to the nine-month suspension, Silva was also stripped of his $50,000 “Fight of the…

November 25th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 33: HUNT VS. SILVA Date: Dec. 7, 2013 Location: Brisbane, Australia Broadcast: FOX Sports 1 UFC Heavyweight Mark Hunt (-125) Profile: The great Mark Hunt (9-8) may not have the most impressive record at first glance, but he has fought a murderer’s row of MMA hall of famers in his career. This K-1 Grand Prix winner had…

September 9th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC this weekend announced a number of new matchups for upcoming fight cards, and for today’s Odds and Ends I’ll give a quick breakdown and my initial lean for all the matches. The first matchup is a heavyweight bout between Mark Hunt and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva which headlines the UFC’s return to Australia this…

June 11th, 2013
Adam Martin.

It was revealed today by Spike TV president Kevin Ka that Bellator is going to move back to Friday nights for its upcoming season, which commences this September. The news, which was broke by Loretta Hunt of SportsIllustrated.com, is very disappointing for most mixed martial arts fans out there as it means a series of…

May 22nd, 2013
Adam Martin.

It was reported today by MMAjunkie.com that a heavyweight matchup between Alistair Overeem and Travis Browne will be the co-main event for the upcoming UFC on FOX Sports 1 1 card, which takes place August 17 at TD Bank Garden in Boston, MA. This is a huge fight both literally and figuratively for both men,…

February 21st, 2013
Miguel

The UFC 160 card headlined by the Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva versus Cain Velasquez 2 UFC heavyweight title match on May 25th in Las Vegas, Nevada has added a match between lightweights KJ Noons and Donald ‘The Cowboy’ Cerrone. Both men are known as potent stand-up fighters, and both are coming off a loss in their…

February 17th, 2013
Miguel

The UFC 160 card scheduled for Memorial Day weekend will have serious title implications in the UFC’s heavyweight division. The card is headlined by Cain Velasquez vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva II in the first defense of Velaquez’ second title reign, and it is co-headlined by a battle between former champion Junior dos Santos and top contender Alistair…

February 12th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC president Dana White was in Ireland today accepting an award, and while there he broke some big news. According to the Twitter account of Sean Sheehan, who was in attendance, White announced that UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will take on Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in the main event of UFC 160, which takes place May…

February 3rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

Just like The MMA Oddscast predicted, UFC 156 was a very tricky card that played out in a crazy manner. In the gambling capital of the world, Las Vegas, six underdogs came through on the night while only five favorites cashed. Here’s a betting recap for the event based on closing MMA odds: UFC BETTING FAVORITES THAT…