All posts by Erik Fontanez

Associate Editor at MMAWeekly.com

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Brock Lesnar Slams Door on UFC Return

Mar 24, 201528 Comments227 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 Comments336 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 Comments214 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 Comments292 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 Comments364 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 Comments355 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 Comments425 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 Comments792 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 Comments275 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 Comments921 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 Comments685 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 Comments931 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 Comments667 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 Comments359 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 Comments774 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 Comments649 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 Comments370 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

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

Feb 07, 2015No Comments602 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 Comments1270 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 Comments812 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

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UFC 183 Results: Tyron Woodley Grabs Split ...

Feb 01, 2015No Comments528 Views

Tyron Woodly went the distance and came out on top with a split decision over Kevin Gastelum in the co-main event at UFC 183 on

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Luke Rockhold Was on ‘Millionaire Mat...

Jan 27, 20152 Comments1460 Views

Luke Rockhold was on an episode of "Millionaire Matchmaker" and the host of the show accused him of masturbating for nine years. What the hell?

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Anthony Johnson Plans on Giving Jon Jones &...

Jan 26, 2015104 Comments1801 Views

Anthony Johnson was in disbelief after beating Alexander Gustafsson. Now he has his sights on UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones.

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UFC on FOX 14 Results: Anthony Johnson Shoc...

Jan 24, 201523 Comments787 Views

Anthony Johnson shocked Sweden and their hometown fighter, earning a first-round technical knockout of Alexander Gustafsson at UFC on FOX 14 in Stockholm early Sunday

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Conor McGregor Got Props from the Terminato...

Jan 19, 20153 Comments708 Views

Arnold Schwarzenegger took to Twitter last night to give McGregor a high-five, and the Terminator even coined a new nickname for the UFC star.

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WSOF 17 Results: Jake Shields Grabs Quick W...

Jan 17, 20153 Comments834 Views

Jake Shields wasted little time to secure a WSOF 17 win, finishing Brian Foster in the first round on Saturday night in Las Vegas.

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Pneumonia Scraps Jacare Souza vs. Yoel Rome...

Jan 15, 20157 Comments716 Views

A case of pneumonia has taken Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza out of his highly anticipated UFC 184 bout with Yoel Romero.

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MMAWeekly 2014 Submission of the Year: Ben ...

Jan 06, 2015No Comments745 Views

Ben Saunders completed the UFC's first omoplata finish and earns the 2014 MMAWeekly Submission of the Year.

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Donald Cerrone Unhappy with UFC 182 Myles J...

Jan 04, 201513 Comments1335 Views

Donald Cerrone is not a happy cowboy.

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UFC 182 Results: Donald Cerrone Dominates M...

Jan 04, 20152 Comments777 Views

Donald Cerrone dominated Myles Jury in the co-main event at UFC 182 on Saturday evening in Las Vegas.