All posts by Erik Fontanez

Associate Editor at MMAWeekly.com

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

Oct 29, 2014Comments off841 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, 2014Comments off931 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, 2014Comments off1413 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, 2014Comments off1769 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, 2014Comments off2029 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, 2014Comments off4884 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, 2014Comments off7043 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, 2014Comments off10128 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, 2014Comments off2606 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, 2014Comments off2816 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, 2014Comments off6342 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, 2014Comments off2851 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, 2014Comments off8911 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, 2014Comments off1536 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, 2014Comments off6715 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, 2014Comments off6990 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, 2014Comments off6027 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.

Holly Holm

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

Oct 01, 2014Comments off4040 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, 2014Comments off4085 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, 2014Comments off1412 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, 2014Comments off1067 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, 2014Comments off1118 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, 2014Comments off1367 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, 2014Comments off2445 Views

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

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

Sep 24, 2014Comments off3199 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.

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

Sep 23, 2014Comments off4350 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, 2014Comments off2275 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, 2014Comments off2284 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, 2014Comments off915 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, 2014Comments off862 Views

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