All posts by Erik Fontanez

Associate Editor at MMAWeekly.com

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UFC 178 Results: Demetrious Johnson Dominat...

Sep 28, 20141 Comment790 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 Comments816 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 Comments996 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 Comments2141 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 Comments2798 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 Comments3882 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 Comments1615 Views

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

Anthony Johnson

Anthony Johnson Indefinitely Suspended by U...

Sep 20, 201447 Comments1297 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 Comment574 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 Comments442 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 Comments548 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 Comments591 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 Comments837 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 Comments902 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, 2014No Comments402 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, 201415 Comments715 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, 2014No Comments564 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, 201424 Comments549 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 Comments442 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 Comments575 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 Comments304 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 Comments378 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 Comments905 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 Comment397 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 Comments396 Views

Alexander Gustafsson might just fight before getting a title shot.

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UFC Targeting Mauricio ‘Shogun’...

Sep 03, 20145 Comments418 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 Comments505 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 Comments550 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 Comments620 Views

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

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

Aug 31, 20145 Comments385 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.