ufc 181 preview

December 8th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

By @fightnomics   In a fight that many expected to be close, Hendricks and Lawler put in another highly competitive contest in a rematch of their first title fight at UFC 171 last March. But this time at UFC 181, it was Lawler who earned the decision. But not without some controversy. It was the…

December 6th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this week as UFC 181draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down tonight (December 6, 2014) from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a welterweight title fight between champion Johny…

December 6th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 181 Date: December 6, 2014 Arena: Mandalay Bay Events Center City: Las Vegas, NV Welterweight title bout: Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks (-210) vs “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler (+190) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC 181 will see Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks make his first UFC welterweight title defense against the man he defeated to…

December 5th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 181. These fights represent some of the highest moments in the careers of their respective participants, and should serve to pique your interest heading into the event. 1: Johny Hendricks vs. Carlos Condit – UFC 158 Upcoming Bout: Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie…

December 5th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC 181 December 6, 2014 Lightweight Matchup: Tony Ferguson vs Abel Trujillo By @fightnomics   Big Picture:  There’s a potentially fan-friendly barnburner leading off the pay-per-view portion of UFC 181 when Lightweight sluggers Tony Ferguson and Abel Trujillo face off. Despite neither man being ranked, each is sporting a nice win streak within the UFC’s…

December 5th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 181 Date: December 6, 2014 Arena: Mandalay Bay Events Center City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship will be live from Las Vegas this Saturday night with UFC 181, which will be headlined by a pair of title fights. The main card will be live on Pay Per View at 10pm ET, with…

November 25th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

MMA bettors get a rare week off, as the last weekend before November features no cards with betting lines. That will be rectified during the first week of December however, as Invicta, RFA, KSW, and perhaps even ONE FC will all have betting lines posted. Of course, the gem of the entire weekend will be…

November 24th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

The UFC’s winter schedule looks phenomenal, and UFC 181 should get it off to quite the start. The event is headlined by the rematch of 2013 fight of the year candidate, as Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler meet for the welterweight title again. The event features a second title bout, as Anthony Pettis puts his…