All posts by Erik Fontanez

Associate Editor at MMAWeekly.com

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WSOF 20 Results: David Branch Cruises En Ro...

Apr 11, 2015No Comments304 Views

David Branch picked up an easy win, submitting late replacement Jesse McElligott in the WSOF 20 main event on Saturday.

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Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Stefan Struve ...

Apr 07, 20156 Comments380 Views

Heavyweights Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Stefan Struve will meet at UFC 190, officials announced on Tuesday.

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Julianna Pena Would Accept Short-Notice Fig...

Apr 04, 201519 Comments475 Views

An emotional Julianna Peña reflects on her UFC Fight Night 63 win and reveals she would accept short-notice fight against Ronda Rousey if called upon.

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Chad Mendes in ‘Weird Spot’ Fol...

Apr 04, 20155 Comments518 Views

Chad Mendes reflects on his UFC Fight Night 63 win and the potential of fighting teammate Urijah Faber in the near future.

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UFC Fight Night 63 Results: Chad Mendes Mak...

Apr 04, 20152 Comments414 Views

Chad Mendes accomplished an impact performance, defeating Ricardo Lamas via technical knockout in the first round at UFC Fight Night 63 in Fairfax, Va. on

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UFC Fight Night 63 Results: Michael Chiesa ...

Apr 04, 20152 Comments268 Views

Michael Chiesa scored a unanimous decision over Mitch Clarke at UFC Fight Night 63 in Fairfax, Va. on Saturday.

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Georges-St-Pierre Might Come Back but He Mi...

Apr 03, 20154 Comments505 Views

We should all probably stop hoping Georges St-Pierre comes back to the UFC. Let's all avoid disappointment, yes?

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Ronda Rousey Has No Plans for More WWE Appe...

Apr 01, 20153 Comments614 Views

Following an appearance at WrestleMania last weekend, UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has no plans for future appearances on the WWE stage.

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Brandon Thatch vs. John Howard Booked for U...

Apr 01, 20155 Comments345 Views

A welterweight match between Brandon Thatch and John Howard has been booked for the Las Vegas fight card, according to a report from "UFC Tonight"

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WSOF 19 Results: Justin Gaethje Retains 155...

Mar 29, 20154 Comments346 Views

Justin Gaethje successfully defended the World Series of Fighting lightweight title with a stoppage of Luis Palomino at WSOF 19 on Saturday in Phoenix. Thiago

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Brock Lesnar Slams Door on UFC Return

Mar 24, 201529 Comments624 Views

Brock Lesnar has officially ruled out a return to fighting in the Octagon.

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Retirement Not an Option for Anderson Silva...

Mar 19, 201510 Comments557 Views

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is not contemplating retirement following two failed drug tests, according to a report on Wednesday.

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New UFC Champ Rafael dos Anjos Avoids Surge...

Mar 19, 2015No Comments402 Views

Becoming a UFC champion comes with its share of injuries along the way, and newly minted champ Rafael dos Anjos is no different.

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Johny Hendricks Critical of His Performance...

Mar 15, 201545 Comments476 Views

Johny Hendricks rolled to a unanimous decision over Matt Brown at UFC 185 on Saturday, but the win didn’t come without a self-evaluation period for

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UFC 185 Results: Rafael dos Anjos Dominates...

Mar 15, 201523 Comments560 Views

Rafael dos Anjos put on a dominating performance in the main event at UFC 185, beating Anthony Pettis for the UFC lightweight title on Saturday

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UFC 185 Results: Alistair Overeem Avoids La...

Mar 14, 20159 Comments565 Views

Alistair Overeem outstruck Roy Nelson in their main-card fight, earning a unanimous decision at UFC 185 in Dallas on Saturday night.

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Superfight or Not, Frankie Edgar Will Be a ...

Mar 07, 201524 Comments668 Views

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar talks about the importance of winning titles over "superfight" status.

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Video Reveals Former UFC Fighter Josh Neer ...

Feb 25, 201549 Comments1023 Views

Former UFC fighter Josh Neer uploaded a video to YouTube recently that depicts him beating up a man who he claimed was a heckler on

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Video Reveals UFC Veteran Josh Neer Elbowin...

Feb 25, 2015No Comments374 Views

Former UFC fighter Josh Neer uploaded a video to YouTube recently that depicts him beating up a man who he claimed was a heckler on

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Frank Mir ‘Absolutely’ Wants UF...

Feb 23, 201531 Comments1441 Views

The MMA world just can't seem to let go of Brock Lesnar. Even his former opponents still want a piece.

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UFC Fight Night 61 Results: Frank Mir Knock...

Feb 22, 201512 Comments941 Views

Frank Mir defeated Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva in the first round of their main event at UFC Fight Night 61 on Saturday in Brazil.

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Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson Headlines UFC...

Feb 19, 201525 Comments1470 Views

Jon Jones will defend his UFC light heavyweight title against Anthony Johnson at UFC 187 in Las Vegas, according to an announcement from officials on

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Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort Rescheduled...

Feb 18, 201518 Comments1110 Views

The UFC middleweight title fight between champion Chris Weidman and challenger Vitor Belfort has been moved to UFC 187, according to various reports on Wednesday.

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UFC Fight Night 60 Results: Max Holloway St...

Feb 15, 2015No Comments455 Views

Max Holloway extended his win streak on Saturday, defeating Cole Miller in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 60 in Broomfield, Colo.

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Daniel Cormier vs. Ryan Bader Headlines UFC...

Feb 11, 201552 Comments1009 Views

Daniel Cormier will face Ryan Bader at UFC Fight Night New Orleans on June 6, officials announced on Wednesday.

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Frankie Edgar to Meet Urijah Faber in May a...

Feb 11, 201518 Comments938 Views

Urijah Faber will return to the featherweight division and fight Frankie Edgar at UFC Fight Night Manila, officials confirmed on Wednesday.

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Jacare Souza vs. Yoel Romero Rescheduled fo...

Feb 11, 20153 Comments498 Views

A middleweight bout that was originally scheduled for later this month has been shifted to April 18, and Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza is rebooked to face

Glory 19 RECAP AND RESULTS

Glory 19 Results: Rico Verhoeven is Still t...

Feb 07, 2015No Comments716 Views

We gots the results for the Glory 19 event from Friday. Rico Verhoeven remains the boss of the big fellas.

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Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz Fail Drug Test...

Feb 04, 201595 Comments1869 Views

Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz have failed drug tests related to UFC 183, according UFC officials and a report on Tuesday.

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Benson Henderson Steps Up to Face Brandon T...

Feb 02, 20159 Comments1172 Views

Benson Henderson will step in on short notice and add 15 pounds for the main event at UFC Fight Night in Colorado, officials announced late