All posts by Erik Fontanez

Associate Editor at MMAWeekly.com

Ben Askren

Dana White Calls Ben Askren an ‘Absol...

Sep 10, 201424 Comments281 Views

The war of words between UFC President Dana White and One FC welterweight champion Ben Askren continued on Wednesday.

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Ronaldo Jacare Calls for UFC Title Shot; Da...

Sep 06, 201432 Comments213 Views

Ronaldo Jacare is hungry for a UFC title shot, but Dana White has other things in mind.

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Ben Rothwell Breaks Arm in UFC Fight Night ...

Sep 06, 20144 Comments276 Views

Ben Rothwell blocked a kick that broke his arm in his win over Alistair Overeem at UFC Fight Night Foxwoods on Friday, the fighter announced

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UFC Fight Night 50 Results: Ronaldo Jacare ...

Sep 06, 20146 Comments143 Views

Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza exacted his revenge, submitting Gegard Mousasi in the main event at UFC Fight Night Foxwoods in Ledyard, Conn. on Friday.

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UFC Fight Night 50 Results: Matt Mitrione B...

Sep 05, 20142 Comments155 Views

Matt Mitrone defeated Derrick Lewis in the first round of their main-card fight at UFC Fight Night Foxwoods in Ledyard, Conn. on Friday.

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Bellator Announces Tito Ortiz vs. Stephan B...

Sep 05, 20149 Comments365 Views

A Bellator light heavyweight fight between Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar will take place in San Diego this November, the same night as UFC 180.

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Joe Lauzon Prepared for UFC Fight Night Fol...

Sep 05, 20141 Comment196 Views

One Sunday in January, Joe Lauzon and his wife welcomed their first son, Joey Lauzon, into the world. Tears of joy turned into those of

Alexander Gustafsson

Alexander Gustafsson Willing to Take Anothe...

Sep 03, 20146 Comments163 Views

Alexander Gustafsson might just fight before getting a title shot.

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UFC Targeting Mauricio ‘Shogun’...

Sep 03, 20145 Comments190 Views

A light heavyweight match-up between former division champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua and Jimi Manuwa is being targeted for the Nov. 8 UFC card in Brazil,

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UFC Not Looking to Expand Women’s Div...

Sep 02, 201427 Comments227 Views

Their competition might be looking to explore other women’s divisions, but the UFC is sticking to what they currently have and no more for the

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Dana White Needs to Figure Out Ronda Rousey...

Aug 31, 201420 Comments253 Views

“There’s a long list for Rousey, waiting right now,” White said. “[Correia’s] on the list.”

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UFC Champ Ronda Rousey Wants a Chance to Be...

Aug 31, 201420 Comments309 Views

Ronda Rousey tells MMAWeekly.com that she hopes she gets a chance to beat Bethe Correia.

TJ Dillashaw

UFC 177 Results: TJ Dillashaw Grabs Late Kn...

Aug 31, 20145 Comments183 Views

T.J. Dillashaw successfully defended his UFC bantamweight title, knocking out Joe Soto in the main event at UFC 177 in Sacramento, Calif. on Saturday night.

Bethe Correia

UFC 177 Results: Bethe Correia Takes Out Sh...

Aug 30, 201413 Comments211 Views

Bethe Correia scored a technical knockout of Shayna Baszler in the second round of their main-card fight at UFC 177 on Saturday in Sacramento, Calif.

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Mark Hunt Inks Six-Fight UFC Deal, Plans on...

Aug 28, 201411 Comments216 Views

Mark Hunt has signed a new six-fight deal with the UFC and he will likely retire from fighting upon fulfilling his contract, according to a

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UFC Welterweight Demian Maia Sidelined Inde...

Aug 27, 20142 Comments146 Views

UFC welterweight Demian Maia has been diagnosed with a bone infection and is indefinitely sidelined from fighting, according to a report on Wednesday evening.

Rafael dos Anjos

Rafael dos Anjos Knew He Would Have the Str...

Aug 24, 20149 Comments133 Views

Rafael dos Anjos walked out of Tulsa, Okla. with a win, but it was the way he walked in that set the tone for his

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UFC Fight Night 49 Tulsa Results: Rafael do...

Aug 24, 20143 Comments192 Views

Rafael dos Anjos pulled the upset, knocking out former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson at UFC Fight Night in Tulsa, Okla. on Saturday.

Thales Leites

UFC Fight Night 49 Tulsa Results: Thales Le...

Aug 24, 2014No Comments148 Views

Thales Leites extended his winning streak on Saturday night, knocking out Francis Carmont on the main card at UFC Fight Night in Tulsa, Okla.

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Lyoto Machida vs. Luke Rockhold Being Discu...

Aug 20, 20149 Comments166 Views

A middleweight match-up between division standouts Lyoto Machida and Luke Rockhold is being targeted by the UFC, according to a report on Wednesday afternoon.

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Thiago Alves Targets December Return Agains...

Aug 20, 2014No Comments371 Views

Following an injury, Thiago Alves has been cleared to start wrestling again and he plans to return to the Octagon in December, according to a

Dana White

Dana White Says UFC Working to Improve Octa...

Aug 19, 20149 Comments132 Views

Issues such as eye pokes and slippery Octagon surfaces have recently been a source of complaints from UFC fighters. At this point, the complaints are

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Dana White on Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier Braw...

Aug 18, 20144 Comments374 Views

Dana White is apologetic for the UFC’s role in the pre-fight brawl between light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier that took place two

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Ross Pearson’s Win Over Gray Maynard ...

Aug 17, 2014No Comments116 Views

Ross Pearson didn’t want to have a repeat on Saturday night of his previous fight ...

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Ryan Bader Finds Success With Going Back to...

Aug 17, 201420 Comments109 Views

Ryan Bader discusses what he's done to find success in his recent three-fight win streak.

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UFC Fight Night 47 Results: Ryan Bader Grab...

Aug 17, 20144 Comments190 Views

Ryan Bader went the distance and topped Ovince St. Preux in the main event at UFC Fight Night 47 in Bangor, ME on Saturday evening.

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Former UFC Fighter Josh Grispi Jailed After...

Aug 10, 201419 Comments327 Views

Ex-UFC featherweight fighter Josh Grispi has been jailed after allegedly assaulting his wife at least two times in recent days, according to a report.

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Gray Maynard Replaces Abel Trujillo, Faces ...

Aug 05, 20141 Comment116 Views

Abel Trujillo suffered an injury and has been forced out of his UFC Fight Night Bangor fight against Ross Pearson, UFC officials announced on Monday.

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Brandon Thatch Suffers Fractured Toe, Withd...

Aug 02, 20141 Comment186 Views

Thatch made the announcement through his Twitter account, including some graphic photos with the social media post.

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Manny Gamburyan Drops to Bantamweight, Figh...

Aug 02, 20141 Comment269 Views

Manny Gamburyan will drop a weight class for his next fight, agreeing to face Cody Gibson in a bantamweight bout at UFC 178, an official