All posts by Erik Fontanez

Associate Editor at MMAWeekly.com

Bethe Correia

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

Aug 30, 201413 Comments416 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 Comments475 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, 2014Comments off341 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, 2014Comments off273 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, 2014Comments off393 Views

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

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

Aug 24, 2014Comments off330 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, 2014Comments off386 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, 2014Comments off733 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

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Dana White Says UFC Working to Improve Octa...

Aug 19, 2014Comments off341 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, 2014Comments off814 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, 2014Comments off282 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, 2014Comments off269 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, 2014Comments off378 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, 2014Comments off653 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, 2014Comments off270 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, 2014Comments off421 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, 2014Comments off503 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

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Kevin Lee vs. Jon Tuck Added to UFC 178

Jul 31, 2014Comments off306 Views

A lightweight bout between prospects Kevin Lee and Jon Tuck has been added to the lineup for UFC 178, officials announced on Thursday.

Urijah Faber

Urijah Faber to Meet Masanori Kanehara at U...

Jul 28, 2014Comments off260 Views

A bantamweight bout between division standout Urijah Faber and promotional newcomer Masanori Kanehara has been added to UFC Fight Night Japan, MMAWeekly.com confirmed with sources

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Robbie Lawler Looking To Do More in Upcomin...

Jul 27, 2014Comments off343 Views

Robbie Lawler is looking to do more to earn more in his upcoming rematch with Johny Hendricks.

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Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes 2 Headed to Brazi...

Jul 27, 2014Comments off581 Views

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will return from injury and defend his title against Chad Mendes at UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro, UFC President

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UFC on FOX 12 Results: Robbie Lawler Goes D...

Jul 26, 2014Comments off337 Views

Robbie Lawler outlasted the toughness of Matt Brown, earning a unanimous decision on Saturday at UFC on FOX 12 in San Jose.

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UFC on FOX 12 Results: Dennis Bermudez Subm...

Jul 26, 2014Comments off306 Views

Dennis Bermudez collected the biggest win of his professional career, submitting Clay Guida at UFC on FOX 12 in Sacramento, Calif. on Saturday.

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Matt Brown: ‘(Robbie Lawler) Better K...

Jul 26, 2014Comments off356 Views

Matt Brown is coming with a ready-for-war attitude for his UFC on FOX 12 fight with Robbie Lawler.

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Bellator 122 Results: Andrey Koreshkov, Bra...

Jul 25, 2014Comments off211 Views

Bellator 122 went down in Temecula, Calif., and earned two tournament winners a couple of title shots.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Henry Cejudo Signs wi...

Jul 25, 2014Comments off227 Views

The UFC has signed 2008 Olympic gold medalist and undefeated mixed martial artist Henry Cejudo to a multi-fight deal, promotion officials announced on Friday evening.

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Conor McGregor: ‘When I Am Finished, ...

Jul 20, 2014Comments off542 Views

The Irishman put Diego Brandão put away in just over four minutes and after he said he’ll take on all comers, one by one, in

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UFC Fight Night Dublin Results: Conor McGre...

Jul 19, 2014Comments off352 Views

Conor McGregor blasted through Diego Brandão, winning the featured bout at UFC Fight Night Dublin by technical knockout on Saturday.

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Donald Cerrone Will Literally Fight Anyone ...

Jul 17, 2014Comments off238 Views

"I will literally fight anybody," the fighter said during the UFC Fight Night 45 post-fight press conference. "UFC tells me a day and time to

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UFC Fight Night 45 Results: Donald Cerrone ...

Jul 17, 2014Comments off230 Views

Donald Cerrone spoiled Jim Miller's hometown advantage, knocking out the New Jersey resident in the second round of the main event at UFC Fight Night