All posts by Erik Fontanez

Associate Editor at MMAWeekly.com

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Gray Maynard Replaces Abel Trujillo, Faces ...

Aug 05, 20141 Comment133 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 Comment210 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 Comment297 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, 2014No Comments148 Views

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

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Urijah Faber to Meet Masanori Kanehara at U...

Jul 28, 20144 Comments127 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, 20143 Comments202 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 off349 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 off190 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 off141 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 off184 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 off107 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 off103 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 off295 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 off211 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 off111 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 off121 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

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UFC Fight Night Brasilia Adds Two Fights to...

Jul 14, 2014Comments off119 Views

The UFC added two fights to its Sept. 13 Fight Night card in Brasilia, Brazil, the promotion announced on Monday afternoon.

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Patrick Cote vs. Stephen Thompson Added to ...

Jul 14, 2014Comments off262 Views

A welterweight fight between Patrick Cote and Stephen Thompson has been added to UFC 178, according to a report on Sunday.

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Alistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell Scheduled...

Jul 09, 2014Comments off127 Views

A heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Ben Rothwell has been scheduled for UFC Fight Night Connecticut on Sept. 5, officials confirmed on Wednesday evening.

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Dominick Cruz Returns, Faces Takeya Mizugak...

Jul 08, 2014Comments off255 Views

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is set to make his long-awaited return at UFC 178 against Takeya Mizugaki, UFC officials confirmed on Tuesday evening.

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TUF 19 Finale Results: Frankie Edgar Domina...

Jul 07, 2014Comments off87 Views

Frankie Edgar dominated B.J. Penn en route to a third-round finish in the main event of the TUF 19 Finale in Las Vegas on Sunday.

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Jose Aldo Injured, Out of UFC 176 Main Even...

Jul 02, 2014Comments off151 Views

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is injured and out of the pay-per-view main event against Chad Mendes, according to a report from UFC Tonight on

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If B.J. Penn Loses to Frankie Edgar, Dana W...

Jul 02, 2014Comments off162 Views

If B.J. Penn loses his TUF 19 Finale fight to Frankie Edgar on Sunday, UFC President Dana White will suggest to the fighter that he

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UFC and FOX Sports Terminate Chael Sonnen&#...

Jul 01, 2014Comments off172 Views

The UFC and FOX Sports have terminated their respective broadcasting services agreements with analyst and former fighter Chael Sonnen, the companies announced in a joint

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Following Father’s Death and Extended...

Jun 30, 2014Comments off151 Views

UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve has gone through a gauntlet of personal struggles while making his comeback to the Octagon.

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Former UFC Champ Georges St-Pierre Apologiz...

Jun 29, 2014Comments off159 Views

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has apologized for his support of a friend who was arrested and pleaded guilty to drug-trafficking charges.

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Cub Swanson Refuses to Beg for UFC Title Sh...

Jun 29, 2014Comments off359 Views

While fighters of late have received title shots with witty post-fight quotes or clever social media campaigns, UFC featherweight Cub Swanson has set himself apart

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UFC Fight Night San Antonio Results: Cub Sw...

Jun 29, 2014Comments off91 Views

Cub Swanson further established his place in the UFC featherweight division, beating Jeremy Stephens in the main event at UFC Fight Night in San Antonio,

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Ricardo Lamas Learned from Jose Aldo Loss, ...

Jun 26, 2014Comments off88 Views

When he entered the Octagon at UFC 169, Ricardo Lamas had a conservative mindset. Being cautious against featherweight champion Jose Aldo was at the forefront

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Talks Between Gina Carano and UFC Reach an ...

Jun 25, 2014Comments off218 Views

Talks between the UFC and former women’s MMA standout Gina Carano have stalled, according to a report on Wednesday evening. Talks with Holly Holm, however,