All posts by Erik Fontanez

Associate Editor at MMAWeekly.com

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

Oct 15, 20142 Comments2542 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 Comments8410 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 Comments1370 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 Comments6392 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 Comments6781 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 Comments5854 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 Comment3839 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 Comments3876 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 Comments1206 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 Comment918 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 Comments947 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 Comments1179 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 Comments2261 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, 20146 Comments2968 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, 201429 Comments4122 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, 20143 Comments1878 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 off1548 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 off741 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 off573 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, 2014Comments off701 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, 2014Comments off755 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, 2014Comments off992 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, 2014Comments off1207 Views

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

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TUF 19 Winner Corey Anderson Set to Face Gi...

Sep 16, 2014Comments off536 Views

After winning The Ultimate Fighter 19, Corey Anderson will have his first post-TUF experience in the Octagon when he faces Gian Villante at UFC 181,

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UFC Fight Night 51 Results: Andrei Arlovski...

Sep 13, 2014Comments off840 Views

Andrei Arlovski successfully earned his payback on Saturday evening, knocking out Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in the first round of their rematch at UFC Fight Night

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UFC 178 Headliners Demetrious Johnson and C...

Sep 10, 2014Comments off798 Views

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and his UFC 178 challenger, Chris Cariaso, were subjected to random drug tests by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC), according

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Dana White Calls Ben Askren an ‘Absol...

Sep 10, 2014Comments off729 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, 2014Comments off591 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, 2014Comments off768 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, 2014Comments off414 Views

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