All posts by Erik Fontanez

Associate Editor at MMAWeekly.com

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Bethe Correia Undergoes Surgery on Eye, Hop...

Nov 19, 20149 Comments129 Views

Bethe Correia recently suffered an injury to her right eye and underwent successful surgery, according to a report on Wednesday.

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Luke Rockhold Signs 8-Fight UFC Deal, Promi...

Nov 19, 20148 Comments229 Views

Luke Rockhold is going to be in the UFC for the foreseeable future.

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Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum Likely t...

Nov 17, 20142 Comments187 Views

Mexico might just get to host a fight between Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum after all.

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UFC 180 Results: Fabricio Werdum TKOs Mark ...

Nov 16, 201412 Comments307 Views

Fabricio Werdum defeated Mark Hunt in the main event at UFC 180 on Saturday in Mexico City, and is now the UFC interim heavyweight champion.

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UFC 180 Results: Ricardo Lamas Submits Denn...

Nov 15, 2014No Comments193 Views

One of the UFC longest win streaks came to an end this weekend.

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Dennis Bermudez Applied Science to His Prep...

Nov 14, 20141 Comment177 Views

A story about Dennis Bermudez and his unique preparation for UFC 180.

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Ian McCall Falls Ill, UFC Fight Night 56 Co...

Nov 08, 201424 Comments390 Views

With less than 24 hours to go, the UFC Fight Night 56 co-main event between Ian McCall and John Lineker is on the verge of

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UFC Sydney Results: Luke Rockhold Submits M...

Nov 08, 201418 Comments429 Views

Luke Rockhold impressed in his main-event fight against Michael Bisping, submitting "The Count" in the second round at UFC Fight Night 55 in Sydney.

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Anderson Silva’s Doctor Explains Cond...

Nov 05, 20144 Comments402 Views

Anderson Silva's fight with Nick Diaz is still a go, and the fighter's doctor explains why.

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Invicta FC 9 Results: Barb Honchak Clinches...

Nov 02, 20142 Comments388 Views

Barb Honchak retained her Invicta flyweight title with a unanimous decision over Takayo Hashi at Invicta FC 9 on Saturday in Davenport, Iowa.

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Emotions Running High (Or Not at All) for M...

Oct 29, 201413 Comments440 Views

The emotions are heating up ahead of UFC Fight Night 55, as Michael Bisping exchanged words with Luke Rockhold this week.

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Cub Swanson ‘Assured’ He is No....

Oct 27, 201413 Comments472 Views

Regardless of Conor McGregor's ability to sell himself, Cub Swanson has apparently been told that he's next in line for a UFC featherweight title shot.

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For Phil Davis, Anderson Silva is His Brazi...

Oct 26, 20144 Comments1096 Views

Phil Davis went all in with his post-fight interview, applying his take on the call-out with a bold move in naming Anderson Silva.

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UFC 179 Results: Phil Davis Decisions Glove...

Oct 26, 20146 Comments1385 Views

Phil Davis fully applied his wrestling expertise and dominated Glover Teixeira for a unanimous decision in the co-main event at UFC 179 on Saturday.

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Bellator 130 Results: Emanuel Newton Reboun...

Oct 25, 2014No Comments1643 Views

Emanuel Newton retained his Bellator light heavyweight title, submitting Linton Vassell in the fifth round at Bellator 130 on Friday evening.

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Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano Confirmed for ...

Oct 22, 201412 Comments4236 Views

UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will defend her title against Cat Zingano at UFC 182 on Jan. 3, according to a report on Wednesday.

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Cain Velasquez Injured; Fabricio Werdum vs....

Oct 22, 201478 Comments6366 Views

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez injured his knee during training and has been forced to withdraw from his title defense against Fabricio Werdum at UFC

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Report: War Machine Attempts Suicide in Cla...

Oct 19, 201423 Comments9620 Views

Former UFC and Bellator fighter Jon Koppenhaver, otherwise known as War Machine, attempted suicide in his Las Vegas jail cell on Wednesday, according to a

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Bellator 129 Results: Paul Bradley Grabs Un...

Oct 17, 20141 Comment2220 Views

Paul Bradley controlled Josh Neer a majority of three rounds, en route to a unanimous decision at Bellator 129 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Friday

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Renan Barao Returns, Faces Mitch Gagnon at ...

Oct 15, 201411 Comments2397 Views

Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao will return to the Octagon with a fight against Mitch Gagnon on Dec. 20, officials announced on Wednesday evening.

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Chael Sonnen Unapologetic for Having a R...

Oct 15, 201424 Comments5848 Views

Former UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen is unapologetic for his use of performance-enhancing drugs that led to his retirement from fighting and the termination of his

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UFC 181 Adds Urijah Faber vs. Francisco Riv...

Oct 15, 20142 Comments2257 Views

A bantamweight fight between perennial contender Urijah Faber and Cisco Rivera has been added to the lineup for UFC 181, officials announced on Wednesday evening.

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Anderson Silva Rooting for Vitor Belfort in...

Oct 15, 201496 Comments8037 Views

Although Chris Weidman is the overall favorite against Vitor Belfort, Anderson Silva is picking his fellow Brazilian in the middleweight title fight.

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Evan Dunham vs. Rodrigo Damm Set for UFC 18...

Oct 11, 2014No Comments1243 Views

A lightweight match-up between Evan Dunham and Rodrigo Damm has been added to January's UFC 182 card, officials announced on Friday.

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Rick Story Suffered Broken Ankle in Win at ...

Oct 07, 20142 Comments6136 Views

Rick Story's coach, John Crouch, confirmed the injury to MMAWeekly.com, calling it a "gutsy performance" in the split decision win.

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Rory MacDonald Hopes the UFC ‘Takes N...

Oct 05, 20143 Comments6580 Views

Rory MacDonald thinks there's no one that deserves a title shot more than him, and he hopes the UFC took notice of his performance at

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UFC Fight Night 54 Results: Rory MacDonald ...

Oct 04, 2014No Comments5668 Views

Rory MacDonald scored a stoppage in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, earning a technical knockout over Tarec Saffiedine at UFC Fight Night 54 on Saturday evening.

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Holly Holm Likely to Make UFC Debut on Dec....

Oct 01, 20141 Comment3702 Views

Former world boxing champion and rising MMA standout Holly Holm will likely make her UFC debut on Dec. 6 at UFC 181 in Las Vegas,

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Cung Le Tests Positive for HGH Following UF...

Oct 01, 201427 Comments3703 Views

UFC middleweight Cung Le tested positive for human grown hormone following his recent fight with Michael Bisping.

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Conor McGregor Thinks UFC 145-Pound Divisio...

Sep 28, 201411 Comments1010 Views

Conor McGregor was in full form following his first-round win over Dustin Poirier, breaking down the UFC featherweight division in a way that's become his