All posts by Erik Fontanez

Associate Editor at MMAWeekly.com

Emanuel Newton

Bellator 130 Results: Emanuel Newton Reboun...

Oct 25, 2014No Comments356 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 Comments3547 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, 201475 Comments5192 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 Comments9252 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 Comment1967 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 Comments2175 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 Comments5387 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 Comments1970 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 Comments7573 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 Comments1070 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 Comments5847 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 Comments6383 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 Comments5424 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 Comment3508 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 Comments3450 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 Comments731 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

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UFC 178 Results: Demetrious Johnson Dominat...

Sep 28, 20141 Comment548 Views

Demetrious Johnson proved once again that he's the best flyweight in the world with his defeat of Chris Cariaso at UFC 178 in Las Vegas

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UFC 178 Results: Yoel Romero TKOs Tim Kenne...

Sep 27, 201428 Comments565 Views

Yoel Romero earned the biggest win of his UFC career, defeating Tim Kennedy on the main card of UFC 178 in Las Vegas on Saturday.

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Video: Watch Cris Cyborg Eat a Scorpion Lik...

Sep 26, 20142 Comments707 Views

Ever watch a cyborg eat a scorpion? Well, you can now scratch that off your bucket list.

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Photo: Eddie Alvarez Chokes Out Rocky Balbo...

Sep 25, 2014No Comments1905 Views

One of Eddie Alvarez's training partners looks kind of stiff.

Frankie Edgar vs Cub Swanson

Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson to Headline U...

Sep 24, 20146 Comments2475 Views

A featherweight bout between Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson will headline UFC Fight Night Austin in November, according to a report on Wednesday evening.

Nate Diaz

He’s Back! Nate Diaz Returns vs. Rafa...

Sep 23, 201429 Comments3578 Views

Looks like Nate Diaz is back to getting along with his employers, as he has a fight booked for UFC on FOX 13.

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Former Top NBA Draft Pick Darko Milicic is ...

Sep 23, 20142 Comments1351 Views

Darko Milicic, the No.2 overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft, is giving up basketball to beat people up.

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Anthony Johnson Indefinitely Suspended by U...

Sep 20, 201447 Comments805 Views

Following a report that said Anthony Johnson allegedly struck the mother of two of his children and knocked out some of her teeth, the fighter

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Bellator 125 Results: Melvin Manhoef Picks ...

Sep 19, 20141 Comment356 Views

Melvin Manhoef took just 85 seconds to win his Bellator debut, knocking out Doug Marshall in the first round of their main event at Bellator

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Myles Jury Looks to Showcase Artistry at UF...

Sep 19, 2014No Comments243 Views

Myles Jury compares himself to an artist looking to showcase his skills at UFC Fight Night Japan.

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Roy Nelson ‘Running the UFC Train for...

Sep 18, 20144 Comments333 Views

Roy Nelson is happy to sell "mini pay-per-view" and be featured on UFC Fight Pass a second-straight time.

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Alistair Overeem and Stefan Struve Agree to...

Sep 18, 201419 Comments334 Views

A heavyweight bout has been verbally agreed to take place between Alistair Overeem and Stefan Struve at UFC on FOX 13, officials announced late Wednesday

Nevada Athletic Commission Schedules Hearin...

Sep 17, 20144 Comments564 Views

The Nevada Athletic Commission has scheduled a hearing to review the recent press-conference brawl between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, and both fighters have been

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Ronda Rousey Cleared of Injuries, Wants to ...

Sep 17, 20143 Comments468 Views

Ronda Rousey is cleared of all injuries, and now wants to fight on the Jan. 3 card alongside Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier.